Update Israel warns Gaza campaign could last for a week as death toll rises

Israel warns Gaza campaign could last for a week as death toll rises

  • Israel pressed air strikes in the Gaza Strip for a third day and admitted Jewish visitors to Aqsa mosque compound
  • Senior commander of the Islamic Jihad group killed in southern Gaza along with two associates and five other civilians
By AFP - Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia leads condemnations of Israel’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Saudi Arabia leads condemnations of Israel’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

By Arab News ·

Special Should Saudi Arabia be worried about monkeypox? graphic

Should Saudi Arabia be worried about monkeypox?

  • Kingdom well placed to head off health threat thanks to successful policy responses to MERS and COVID-19 outbreaks
  • It has the advantage of effective surveillance, containment and preventive strategies and low transmission rate
By Rawan Radwan ·

Special Makkah youth scouts win second place in international competition

Makkah youth scouts win second place in international competition

  • Makkah scouts claimed second place in the Fawzi Farghali Prize for Creativity in Islamic Scout Work
  • Farghali was an Egyptian who served as the Arab Regional Scout Executive for the World Scout Bureau in 2009
By Nada Hameed ·

UN Security Council will meet to discuss Israeli attack on Gaza: Palestine’s UN Ambassador

UN Security Council will meet to discuss Israeli attack on Gaza: Palestine’s UN Ambassador

  • Mansour emphasized Security Council’s responsibility to condemn and halt Israeli aggression and provide international protection for the Palestinian people.
By Arab News ·

Human rights groups criticize UK schemes for Afghan refugees

Human rights groups criticize UK schemes for Afghan refugees

  • One refugee says he is ‘heartbroken and ashamed’ at schemes’ failure
  • Poor mental health and lack of permanent homes among issues faced
By Arab News ·

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

  • Amer Abu Arafa detained while Majdoleen Hassouna blocked from travel
  • Committee to Protect Journalists: ‘Israeli authorities are showing their determination to clamp down on the Palestinian press’
By Arab News ·

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

  • Amer Abu Arafa detained while Majdoleen Hassouna blocked from travel
  • Committee to Protect Journalists: ‘Israeli authorities are showing their determination to clamp down on the Palestinian press’
By Arab News ·

Hooked: Riyadh boxing exhibition shows sport’s growth

Hooked: Riyadh boxing exhibition shows sport’s growth

  • Supported by Princess Nouf bint Mohammed Al-Saud and TKO Fighters gym, the event included 11 male and female amateurs and six male professional fighters from the region
By ‌Yassmin Jabri ·