Update 112 killed as Israel forces fire on Gazans rushing for food aid

112 killed as Israel forces fire on Gazans rushing for food aid

  • Israeli source said troops opened fire at “several people” in crowd who posed threat to them
  • Gaza Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf Al-Qidra said incident took place at Al-Nabusi roundabout west of Gaza City
By AP ·

People mourn at Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City, over the body of a Palestinian killed.

Saudi Arabia leads Arab condemnation of targeting of civilians in northern Gaza

  • Israeli troops fired on a large crowd of Palestinians racing to pull food off an aid convoy in Gaza City on Thursday, witnesses said
  • More than 100 people were killed in the chaos, bringing the death toll since the start of the Israel-Hamas war to more than 30,000
By Arab News ·

French President Macron calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

French President Macron calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

By Reuters ·

Iran begins voting in first parliament election since 2022 protests as questions over turnout loom

Iran begins voting in first parliament election since 2022 protests as questions over turnout loom

  • Some 15,000 candidates are vying for a seat in the 290-member parliament
  • Terms run for four years, and five seats are reserved for Iran’s religious minorities
By AP ·

Colombia pauses buying Israeli weapons and president calls war in Gaza ‘genocide’

Colombia pauses buying Israeli weapons and president calls war in Gaza ‘genocide’

  • Israel had earlier suspended security exports to Colombia in a diplomatic spat over online messages by Colombia’s president against Israel’s siege of Gaza
  • Colombia, a key US ally and one of Israel’s closest partners in Latin America, but ties cooled since Gustavo Petro became the country’s first leftist president in 2022
By AP ·

US judge signals Elon Musk’s X may lose case against hate speech watchdog

US judge signals Elon Musk’s X may lose case against hate speech watchdog

  • X sued the Center for Countering Digital Hate last July, accusing the nonprofit of breaching its user contract by cherry-picking data to create false and misleading reports that Musk was letting X become a haven for hate speech, extremism and other misinf
By Reuters ·

US judge signals Elon Musk’s X may lose case against hate speech watchdog

US judge signals Elon Musk’s X may lose case against hate speech watchdog

  • X sued the Center for Countering Digital Hate last July, accusing the nonprofit of breaching its user contract by cherry-picking data to create false and misleading reports that Musk was letting X become a haven for hate speech, extremism and other misinf
By Reuters ·

Meet the stars of Netflix’s hit ‘Camel Quest’ 

Meet the stars of Netflix’s hit ‘Camel Quest’ 

  • How two childhood friends made their newfound love for camels the heart of a Netflix hit 
By Matt Ross ·
Rising Stars Arabia to feature several fighters on cusp of world recognition

Rising Stars Arabia to feature several fighters on cusp of world recognition

  • The region’s best grassroots boxers will return to the UAE capital on March 2
By Cormac O’Donnell ·