Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman holds an annual reception for officials and dignitaries who are performing Hajj.

Saudi crown prince holds annual reception for officials, dignitaries performing Hajj

  • Saudi crown prince stresses necessity of immediately stopping war in Gaza and appeals to international community to take measures to ensure protection of lives
By Arab News ·

US-UK forces launch strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah and Kamaran Island: Houthi-run Al Masirah TV

US-UK forces launch strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah and Kamaran Island: Houthi-run Al Masirah TV

  • Despite reprisals from US-British coalition, Houthis have in recent months escalated campaign of attacks in Red Sea
By Reuters ·

Lull in Gaza fighting as Biden urges truce in Eid message

Lull in Gaza fighting as Biden urges truce in Eid message

  • In a holiday message late Sunday, US President Joe Biden called for the implementation of a ceasefire plan he outlined last month
By AFP ·

Special The sacred sites in Makkah and Madinah that Hajj pilgrims have a chance to experience photos

The sacred sites in Makkah and Madinah that Hajj pilgrims have a chance to experience

  • The act of welcoming Muslim pilgrims throughout the ages has resulted in a distinct cultural identity and legacy
  • Visitors are urged to gain a deeper insight into the spiritual and historical significance of the two holy cities
By Afshan Aziz ·

Iran’s presidential candidates debate economic policies ahead of the June 28 vote

Iran’s presidential candidates debate economic policies ahead of the June 28 vote

  • Five of the candidates are hard-liners while the sixth candidate, lawmaker Masoud Pezeshkian, 69, is a heart surgeon who has the support of some pro-reformers
By AP ·

Greece says BBC report does not prove coast guard threw migrants overboard

Greece says BBC report does not prove coast guard threw migrants overboard

  • Greece has long been accused of carrying out illegal operations to force back migrants
By AFP ·

The Washington Post’s leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn’t fly in the US

The Washington Post’s leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn’t fly in the US

  • The coverage revealed Lewis’ sensitivity about questions involving his role in a phone hacking scandal in the UK
By AP ·

The Washington Post’s leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn’t fly in the US

The Washington Post’s leaders are taking heat for journalism in Britain that wouldn’t fly in the US

  • The coverage revealed Lewis’ sensitivity about questions involving his role in a phone hacking scandal in the UK
By AP ·

Members of Iraq's first national football team for the visually impaired, train at a sports club in Baghdad on May 22, 2024.

Blind footballer brings game to visually impaired Iraqis

  • The new Iraqi team for the visually impaired — though unofficial — was born in 2018. Kinani, from Karbala in central Iraq, shelved all other sports practice to manage the team and secure formal recognition
By AFP ·