Update  Israeli Air Force F-35 fighter jets fly over the Mediterranean Sea. (REUTERS file photo)

Syria says fires extinguished at Latakia’s port following Israeli ‘aggression’

  • Israel has mounted frequent attacks against what it has described as Iranian targets in Syria
By Reuters ·

Special Mikati holds key meetings in effort to restore Arab trust in Lebanon

Mikati holds key meetings in effort to restore Arab trust in Lebanon

  • Interior minister says steps will be taken to prevent smuggling and combat the drugs threat
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Saudi Arabia, Oman agree to strengthen media and business competitiveness

Saudi Arabia, Oman agree to strengthen media and business competitiveness

  • On the eve of Saudi Crown Prince Salman’s arrival in Muscat, Saudi Arabia and Oman signed 13 memoranda of understanding, reportedly worth more than $10 billion and covering several sectors
By Arab News ·

Israel stops plan for contentious east Jerusalem settlement

Israel stops plan for contentious east Jerusalem settlement

  • The decision to halt the Atarot settlement plan came in the wake of heavy US opposition to the project
  • Plans for the Atarot settlement called for building 9,000 housing units marketed to ultra-Orthodox Jews
By AP ·

Rohingya Muslim children refugees, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts at Thaingkhali refugee camp, Bangladesh on Oct. 21, 2017. (AP)

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence

  • Facebook has said it is protected from liability over content posted by users by a US Internet law known as Section 230, which holds that online platforms are not liable for content posted by third parties
By Reuters ·

Rohingya Muslim children refugees, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait squashed against each other to receive food handouts at Thaingkhali refugee camp, Bangladesh on Oct. 21, 2017. (AP)

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence

  • Facebook has said it is protected from liability over content posted by users by a US Internet law known as Section 230, which holds that online platforms are not liable for content posted by third parties
By Reuters ·