Update Gaza truce talks in Cairo as heavy fighting rages

Gaza truce talks in Cairo as heavy fighting rages

  • Israel boycotts talks, intensifies operations in Khan Younis
  • Arab foreign ministers’ meeting in Riyadh calls for ceasefire
  • US envoy Amos Hochstein to visit Beirut
By Arab News ·

Update Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday it would extend oil supply cuts through June as part of a bid to stabilize prices. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia extends voluntary oil cut of 1m barrels per day until mid-2024

  • OPEC+ has implemented a series of output cuts since late 2022 to support the market
  • Saudi Arabia’s output will remain at around 9 million bpd
By Arab News ·

The foreign ministers of the GCC and Egypt meet in Riyadh on Sunday. (@GCCSG)

Arab foreign ministers meet in Riyadh to discuss Gaza war

  • Ministers stressed importance of achieving immediate ceasefire and ensuring the security of relief corridors for the delivery of humanitarian, food and medical aid
By Nada Alturki ·

An Iranian police vehicle is seen parked in the capital Tehran. (AFP file photo)

Iran executes one over alleged Israel link to attack

  • Tehran has accused Israel of carrying out several covert actions on its soil
  • In August last year Iran claimed to have foiled a “very complex” Mossad-initiated project to “sabotage” its ballistic missile industry
By AFP ·

Philippines foreign minister urges China: ‘stop harassing us’

Philippines foreign minister urges China: ‘stop harassing us’

  • China claims almost the entire South China Sea as its territory, brushing aside claims from a host of Southeast Asian nations
By AFP ·

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

  • Disinformation is worse on X and TikTok, given their lack of controls, says Logically, a tech company that tracks disinformation campaigns
  • Russia and other disinformation spreaders also use encrypted messaging sites or websites that masquerade as legitimate news outlets
By AP ·

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

  • Disinformation is worse on X and TikTok, given their lack of controls, says Logically, a tech company that tracks disinformation campaigns
  • Russia and other disinformation spreaders also use encrypted messaging sites or websites that masquerade as legitimate news outlets
By AP ·