Gaza death toll nears 30,000 as aid groups warn of ‘imminent’ famine

Gaza death toll nears 30,000 as aid groups warn of ‘imminent’ famine

  • One in six children under 2 years of age in northern Gaza are suffering from acute malnutrition
  • WFP “is ready to swiftly expand and scale up our operations if there is a ceasefire agreement,” WFP Deputy Executive Director Carl Skau said
By AFP ·

Palestinian FM says Hamas knows it cannot be in new govt

Palestinian FM says Hamas knows it cannot be in new govt

  • “The time now is not for a government where Hamas will be part of it, because, in this case, then it will be boycotted by a number of countries, as happened before,” he said
By AFP ·

The US, according to a senior US military official, has targeted more than 230 locations in Houthi-controlled parts of Yemen.

US, Red Sea coalition forces destroy 5 Houthi drones

  • UK Maritime Trade Operations said on Tuesday night that it had received an alert about an explosion 60 nautical miles west of Hodeidah
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Former MMA world champion fighter visits Makkah cultural district

Former MMA world champion fighter visits Makkah cultural district

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov toured the Revelation Gallery and noted the high quality of the exhibition
  • Nurmagomedov was the longest-reigning UFC lightweight champ, holding the title from April 2018 to March 2021
By Arab News ·

Turkish drones kill 3 in an attack on a local Christian militia in northeastern Syria, officials say

Turkish drones kill 3 in an attack on a local Christian militia in northeastern Syria, officials say

  • The force that was targeted, the local Christian Syriac police known as Sutoro, works under the US-backed and Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria
  • The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war monitor, said three Suturo police members were killed, as well as one civilian
By AP ·

Majority of Conservative members believe Islam a threat to British way of life: Poll

Majority of Conservative members believe Islam a threat to British way of life: Poll

  • Most also believe parts of European cities subject to Shariah law
  • Anti-racism group: Islamophobia ‘runs deep’ in governing party ‘but this poll illustrates the problem starkly’
By Arab News ·

Special Saudi Arabia makes $38m contribution to global education fund

Saudi Arabia makes $38m contribution to global education fund

By Reina Takla - MANAL AL-BARAKATI ·

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

  • Fakhri Karim was leaving a book fair with his wife when shots were fired by a group of unidentified individuals
  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls on officials to quickly pinpoint, punish those responsible
By Arab News ·

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

  • Fakhri Karim was leaving a book fair with his wife when shots were fired by a group of unidentified individuals
  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls on officials to quickly pinpoint, punish those responsible
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund on Wednesday announced a “multi-year strategic partnership” with the ATP. (PIF)

Saudi Arabia’s PIF, ATP announce multi-year strategic partnership to accelerate tennis growth

  • PIF’s Head of Corporate Brand Mohamed AlSayyad: “Through our collaboration with ATP, PIF will be a catalyst for growth of the global tennis landscape”
  • Massimo Calvelli, ATP CEO: “It’s a shared commitment to propel the future of the sport”
By Arab News ·