Israeli forces thrust deeper into Rafah as diplomacy falters

Israeli forces thrust deeper into Rafah as diplomacy falters

  • Israeli military denied in a statement it had launched any strikes inside the Al-Mawasi humanitarian zone
  • Biden will urge G7 leaders to push Hamas to back ceasefire deal
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Jeddah on Wednesday. (SPA) video

Saudi crown prince meets with Ukrainian president in Jeddah

  • Zelensky arrived in the coastal city earlier on Wednesday and was received by the deputy governor of the Makkah Region
By Arab News ·

8,000 under-5s treated for malnutrition in Gaza

8,000 under-5s treated for malnutrition in Gaza

  • WHO chief said 28 of those children had died
  • Significant proportion of Gaza’s population was now facing catastrophic hunger and famine-like conditions
By AFP ·

Basking in blessings: Celebrities share their joy ahead of Hajj

Basking in blessings: Celebrities share their joy ahead of Hajj

  • High-profile pilgrims join the millions embarking on the spiritual journey
By Rashid Hassan ·

Turkiye signs deal with US to buy F-16 warplanes

Turkiye signs deal with US to buy F-16 warplanes

  • Under the deal, Turkiye will get 40 new F-16s and upgrades to 79 of the jets in its existing fleet
By AFP ·

Kuwait fire leaves 24 families in India’s Kerala state bereft

Kuwait fire leaves 24 families in India’s Kerala state bereft

  • Two dozen Indians from the southern state of Kerala died in a fire that ripped through a labor-housing facility in Kuwait
By Reuters ·

Inside Gharem Studio, the Saudi cultural ‘think tank’ 

Inside Gharem Studio, the Saudi cultural ‘think tank’ 

  • Founder Abdulnasser Gharem discusses the sweeping changes he has witnessed over his career as an artist in the Kingdom
By Rawaa Talass ·
The unimaginable pressure of playing top class cricket

The unimaginable pressure of playing top class cricket

  • Fear of failure is ever present, so a premium is placed on eliminating mistakes, since continued underperforming can mean the end of a contract or career
By Jon Pike ·