Update US urges UN court not to order Israel out of Palestinian lands

US urges UN court not to order Israel out of Palestinian lands

  • More than 50 states will present arguments until February 26
  • Current hearings could increase political pressure over Israel’s war in Gaza
By Arab News ·

Israeli strike hits Damascus residential area, killing at least 2

Israeli strike hits Damascus residential area, killing at least 2

  • Strike hit a building near an Iranian school and caused casualties: Pro-government Sham FM radio
  • Israel had no comment
By AP ·

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrives in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024. (AP)

Gaza, Ukraine loom large as G20 foreign ministers meet

  • A new UN Security Council resolution on a ceasefire was vetoed Tuesday by the United States, which said the text would endanger ongoing negotiations, including on the release of Hamas-held hostages
  • After Lula on Sunday compared Israel's war on Gaza to Hitler's treatment of Jews, Israel said on Monday that Lula is not welcome
By AFP ·

Princess Nourah unveils Asprey collection inspired by Saudi heritage

Princess Nourah unveils Asprey collection inspired by Saudi heritage

  • The redesigned Pochette 1781 bags pay homage to Kingdom’s five regions with distinct motifs, colors
By Arab News ·

Health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza says war death toll at 29,313

Health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza says war death toll at 29,313

  • Ministry statement: A total of 118 people died in the past 24 hours
By AFP ·

Bangladesh resists pressure to accept more Rohingya from Myanmar

Bangladesh resists pressure to accept more Rohingya from Myanmar

  • Dhaka spends about $1.2 billion annually to support refugees
  • Myanmar fighting in early February spilled across the border into Bangladesh
By SHEHAB SUMON ·

Saudi Media Forum platforms journalism’s essential role in times of crisis

Saudi Media Forum platforms journalism’s essential role in times of crisis

  • Proliferation of fake news means journalists needed more than ever, says Arab News’ Editor-in-Chief Faisal J. Abbas
  • Former US intelligence officer points to ‘an agenda’ by some publications in the West to vilify Middle East nations
By Nada Alturki ·

Saudi Media Forum platforms journalism’s essential role in times of crisis

Saudi Media Forum platforms journalism’s essential role in times of crisis

  • Proliferation of fake news means journalists needed more than ever, says Arab News’ Editor-in-Chief Faisal J. Abbas
  • Former US intelligence officer points to ‘an agenda’ by some publications in the West to vilify Middle East nations
By Nada Alturki ·