Israeli forces step up bombardment across Gaza, amid fierce fighting

Israeli forces step up bombardment across Gaza, amid fierce fighting

  • Tanks forcing their way into the western and northern parts of the city, having already captured the east, south and center.
  • Residents said the Israelis appeared to by trying to complete their capture of Rafah
By Reuters ·

US destroys six Houthi drones in Red Sea

US destroys six Houthi drones in Red Sea

  • The Houthis are engaged in a long-running civil war that has triggered one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises
By AFP ·

Armenia recognizes Palestine as a state, says Armenian Foreign Ministry

Armenia recognizes Palestine as a state, says Armenian Foreign Ministry

By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia reaffirms humanitarian efforts for needy, displaced and refugees

Saudi Arabia reaffirms humanitarian efforts for needy, displaced and refugees

  • Support ‘includes all countries of the world without discrimination,’ says KSrelief
  • Kingdom has spent $115 billion on aid in 90 countries over past 4 decades
By Arab News ·

Darfur sees an increase in much needed food aid, but it’s still not enough to avert famine, UN says

Darfur sees an increase in much needed food aid, but it’s still not enough to avert famine, UN says

  • WFP said in an update that five convoys carrying 5,000 tons of food aid have crossed from neighboring Chad into Darfur since the beginning of 2024
  • Famine looms in parts of Sudan, which has been engulfed by violence since April of last year
By AP ·

Germany arrests three on suspicion of spying on Ukrainian national

Germany arrests three on suspicion of spying on Ukrainian national

  • Prosecutors said they scouted out a cafe in Frankfurt where the target person was supposed to be
By Reuters ·

TikTok accuses federal agency of ‘political demagoguery’ in legal challenge against potential US ban

TikTok accuses federal agency of ‘political demagoguery’ in legal challenge against potential US ban

  • ByteDance-owned company said in court letter that Committee on Foreign Investment ceased negotions after submitting draft security agreement
By AP ·

TikTok accuses federal agency of ‘political demagoguery’ in legal challenge against potential US ban

TikTok accuses federal agency of ‘political demagoguery’ in legal challenge against potential US ban

  • ByteDance-owned company said in court letter that Committee on Foreign Investment ceased negotions after submitting draft security agreement
By AP ·