Yemen’s Hodeidah  battles port blaze after deadly Israel strike

Yemen’s Hodeidah battles port blaze after deadly Israel strike

  • Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saree said the militia’s “response to the Israeli aggression against our country is inevitably coming and will be huge.”
  • The strike killed six people and wounded 80, many of them with severe burns
By AFP ·

Update Saudi Arabia says no involvement with strikes targeting Hodeidah

Saudi Arabia says no involvement with strikes targeting Hodeidah

  • Ministry of Defense spokesman says the Kingdom will not allow any entity to use its airspace for offensive action
  • The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its deep concern over the escalating military situation in Yemen
By Arab News ·

Update US President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at a press conference during NATO’s 75th anniversary summit, in Washington.Reuters

Biden’s ability to win back skeptical Democrats is tested at a perilous moment for his campaign

  • Rep. Mark Takano, the top Democrat on the House Veterans Affairs Committee, called on Biden to “pass the torch,” to Vice President Kamala Harris
By AP ·

Deputy governor of Makkah washes the Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

Deputy governor of Makkah washes the Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

  • Upon his arrival, the deputy governor washed the interior of the Holy Kaaba with Zamzam water mixed with rose water
By TARIQ AL-THAQAFI ·

Iran condemns Israeli attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah port

Iran condemns Israeli attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah port

  • Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said the attack was “an expression of the aggressive behavior of the child-killing Israeli regime.”
By AFP ·

Special Top court in Bangladesh scales back job quota system after deadly protests

Top court in Bangladesh scales back job quota system after deadly protests

  • More than 100 people killed, thousands injured in clashes between police and students
  • Police on ‘highest alert’ as curfew remains in place after hearing
By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Cecile and Laurent Landi helped Simone Biles reach new heights. The Olympics serve as a homecoming

Cecile and Laurent Landi helped Simone Biles reach new heights. The Olympics serve as a homecoming

  • The Landis say the key to their coaching success is making it a point to adjust to each athlete rather than the more rigid style they grew up with in France
  • The Landis are moving on after the Olympics. Cecile Landi was named co-head coach at the University of Georgia in April
By AP ·