Update Rifts seem to appear between Israel’s political and military leadership over conduct of the Gaza war

Rifts seem to appear between Israel’s political and military leadership over conduct of the Gaza war

  • “Hamas is an ideology, we cannot eliminate an ideology,” said Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari
  • PM Netanyahu's office quickly rebuffed the spokesman's statement, saying Hamas has to be defeated
By AP ·

Iran condemns Canada's listing of Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

Iran condemns Canada's listing of Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group

By Reuters ·

An image grab taken from Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV on June 19, 2024, shows Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah giving an address.

Hezbollah chief says nowhere in Israel will be spared in case of full-blown war

  • Hezbollah chief: “There will be no place safe from our missiles and our drones” in Israel in the event of broader war
  • Nasrallah also threatened Cyprus for the first time, saying it had been allowing Israel to use its airports and bases for military exercises
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has started issuing Umrah visas for the post-Hajj season. (@AlharamainSA)

Ministry begins issuing Umrah visas for post-Hajj season

  • The new Umrah season will coincide with the start of the new Islamic year on Muharram 1
  • Move aims to streamline arrival of pilgrims to the Kingdom and ensure a smooth experience
By Arab News ·

UNHCR chief warns of ‘insufficent’ humanitarian access to Sudan

UNHCR chief warns of ‘insufficent’ humanitarian access to Sudan

  • Grandi said that although he had “seen a little bit of progress in the last few weeks,” much more action was needed to improve access
  • The global community had to continue lobbying for aid access, he said
By AFP ·

Cruise ship rescues 68 migrants heading for Spain’s Canaries, five dead

Cruise ship rescues 68 migrants heading for Spain’s Canaries, five dead

  • Bulk carrier Philipp Oldendorff sighted the boat adrift 440 nautical miles (815 km) south of the island of Tenerife
  • Insignia cruise ship was diverted to the area to pick up the survivors, the Coast Guard said
By Reuters ·

Saudi Journalists Association observes International Federation meetings in London

Saudi Journalists Association observes International Federation meetings in London

  • The meetings discussed the impact of artificial intelligence on journalism and the safety of media professionals in conflict zones
By Arab News ·

Saudi Journalists Association observes International Federation meetings in London

Saudi Journalists Association observes International Federation meetings in London

  • The meetings discussed the impact of artificial intelligence on journalism and the safety of media professionals in conflict zones
By Arab News ·