China hosts Arab leaders at summit focused on trade and the Israel-Hamas war

China hosts Arab leaders at summit focused on trade and the Israel-Hamas war

  • China’s Xi calls for Middle East peace conference
  • The summit is attended by heads of state from Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Tunisia among others
By AP ·

Special Lebanese army under attack from Israeli machine guns

Lebanese army under attack from Israeli machine guns

  • UNIFIL commander: ‘Death and destruction are heartbreaking’
  • Hezbollah said they had attacked “the newly installed espionage equipment at the Al-Raheb site, hitting it directly and destroying it”
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Will proposed ICC arrest warrants for Gaza war figures deliver justice for Palestinians? photos

Will proposed ICC arrest warrants for Gaza war figures deliver justice for Palestinians?

  • International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Karim Khan hopes to bring senior Israeli and Hamas leaders to trial
  • Some experts think the move is intended to nudge the warring parties toward a hostage deal and a ceasefire
By Alex Whiteman ·

Iran opens registration period for the presidential election after Raisi’s helicopter crash

Iran opens registration period for the presidential election after Raisi’s helicopter crash

  • The election comes as Iran grapples with the aftermath of the May 19 crash
  • The five-day period will see those between the ages of 40 to 75 with at least a master’s degree register as potential candidates
By AP ·

India’s capital sees first heat-related death this year, media reports

India’s capital sees first heat-related death this year, media reports

  • India experiencing a severe heat wave conditions for weeks, and the temperature in Delhi reached a record high of 52.9 degrees Celsius
By Reuters ·

London’s Evening Standard to move to weekly print edition

London’s Evening Standard to move to weekly print edition

  • British freesheet said move is needed to secure title’s long-term future
By Arab News ·

‘Beauty is needed for your soul,’ Saudi artist Nasser Almulhim says

‘Beauty is needed for your soul,’ Saudi artist Nasser Almulhim says

  • The Saudi artist discusses societal shifts, art as therapy, and ‘putting it all out there’ 
By Rawaa Talass ·
Clippers sign coach Tyronn Lue to new deal reportedly worth $14 million annually

Clippers sign coach Tyronn Lue to new deal reportedly worth $14 million annually

  • Clippers President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank didn’t disclose details in announcing the new deal
  • Lue has posted a record of 184-134 in four seasons, including three postseason trips
By AP ·