Update King Abdullah II: Jordan won’t become ‘theater of war’ between Israel and Iran

King Abdullah II: Jordan won’t become ‘theater of war’ between Israel and Iran

  • King of Jordan reinforced the nation's commitment to upholding its security and sovereignty
  • He said Jordan's aim was to safeguard its own sovereignty rather than defend Israel
By Arab News ·

Israeli forces must halt ‘active participation’ in settler attacks on Palestinians: UN

Israeli forces must halt ‘active participation’ in settler attacks on Palestinians: UN

  • Israel is still imposing “unlawful” restrictions on humanitarian relief for Gaz
By AFP ·

Special How the life and death of Walid Daqqah in an Israeli jail encapsulates Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

How the life and death of Walid Daqqah in an Israeli jail encapsulates Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

  • Palestinian detainees and prisoners have been subjected to gruesome levels of inhumane treatment, says Amnesty
  • Daqqah is the 251st Palestinian to have died in Israeli custody since 1967 — and the 14th since the Gaza war began
By Jonathan Gornall ·

Saudi Arabia to host Islamic Development Bank Group annual meetings and golden jubilee

Saudi Arabia to host Islamic Development Bank Group annual meetings and golden jubilee

  • As the bank celebrates its 50th anniversary, the meetings will have the theme ‘Taking Pride in Our Past and Shaping Our Future: Authenticity, Solidarity and Prosperity’
By Arab News ·

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) during a War Cabinet meeting at the Kirya in Tel Aviv.   (AFP file photo)

Israeli war cabinet puts off third meeting on Iran’s attack to Wednesday

  • Israel has killed more than 33,000 Palestinians, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry
  • President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekend that the United States, Israel’s main protector, would not participate in an Israeli counter-strike
By Reuters ·

Retired general’s testimony links private contractor to Abu Ghraib abuses

Retired general’s testimony links private contractor to Abu Ghraib abuses

  • Taguba’s testimony was the strongest evidence yet that civilian employees of the Virginia-based military contractor CACI played a role in the abuse of Abu Ghraib inmates
By AP ·

Saudi Fund for Development, St. Kitts and Nevis sign energy loan agreement

Saudi Fund for Development, St. Kitts and Nevis sign energy loan agreement

  • $40 million will finance the expansion of St. Kitts and Nevis’ power generation capabilities through the establishment of a dual-fuel power generation station with a capacity of 18 megawatts
By Arab News ·

BBC urges UN experts to condemn Iran’s ‘harassment’ of its journalists

BBC urges UN experts to condemn Iran’s ‘harassment’ of its journalists

  • Tehran has convicted some of the broadcater’s Persian journalist of “propaganda” against the state
By AFP ·

BBC urges UN experts to condemn Iran’s ‘harassment’ of its journalists

BBC urges UN experts to condemn Iran’s ‘harassment’ of its journalists

  • Tehran has convicted some of the broadcater’s Persian journalist of “propaganda” against the state
By AFP ·