Nasrallah speech sparks fears of power vacuum in Lebanon

Nasrallah speech sparks fears of power vacuum in Lebanon

  • Hezbollah secretary-general raised prospect of a government forming without a new president being elected in September
  • Force of Change Bloc holds meeting in Parliament with eye on opposing Hezbollah
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Daesh threat grows despite leadership losses, UN warns

Daesh threat grows despite leadership losses, UN warns

  • Although it has suffered territorial losses, the terror group has adapted its structure and continues to thrive amid regional instability and social-economic inequality
  • The UN’s counterterrorism chief repeated calls for nations to repatriate their citizens from detention camps in Syria to prevent children from being indoctrinated by extremists
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Turkey sends off new drill ship into eastern Mediterranean

Turkey sends off new drill ship into eastern Mediterranean

  • “Our exploration and drilling in the Mediterranean is within our own sovereign dominion,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said
  • Turkey is embroiled in acrimonious disputes with Greece and Cyprus over maritime boundaries and offshore energy rights
By AP ·

The session was chaired by King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia reaffirms full support for the stability of Yemen

  • Cabinet appreciated UN’s efforts for a ceasefire in Yemen
By Arab News ·

Death and destruction: Israel’s strike on Palestine Tower

Death and destruction: Israel’s strike on Palestine Tower

  • ‘There were screams and we heard explosions from every direction,’ survivor tells Daily Telegraph
  • 3-day bombing of Gaza last week killed 44 Palestinians, including 15 children, and injured hundreds
By Arab News ·

Egyptian, Qatari leaders hold talks

Egyptian, Qatari leaders hold talks

By Gobran Mohamed ·

Sri Lanka introduces bill to clip presidential powers

Sri Lanka introduces bill to clip presidential powers

  • If passed into law, the amendments would reinstate democratic reforms made in 2015
By AP ·

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage

  • The Foreign Press Association, which represents international media, including The Associated Press, said the guidelines were rescinded after discussions with authorities in Gaza
By AP ·

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage

Hamas issues, then rescinds, sweeping rules on Gaza coverage

  • The Foreign Press Association, which represents international media, including The Associated Press, said the guidelines were rescinded after discussions with authorities in Gaza
By AP ·