Saudi Arabia’s King Salman. (File/SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrives in Jeddah, shares message to nation as Ramadan begins

  • King Salman said the holy month is a blessed one and asked God to help all Muslims to take advantage of its days and nights to do good deeds
By Arab News ·

Attack on hospital: Israel’s Ramadan gift to Palestinians

Attack on hospital: Israel’s Ramadan gift to Palestinians

  • Palestinian Health Minister called on human rights institutions and the International Committee of the Red Cross to act urgently against Israel’s increasing attacks
  • Israeli forces intensively lobbed tear gas shells toward a hospital in Ramallah, affecting dozens of patients, including newborns in incubators
By Mohammed Najib ·

Special ‘Starving’ retired army personnel protest against Lebanon’s ‘corrupt’ political elite video

‘Starving’ retired army personnel protest against Lebanon’s ‘corrupt’ political elite

  • ‘Retired soldiers are now paid peanuts amid the sharp increase in the dollar exchange rate and the dollarization of food prices’
  • ‘We need international protection to save us from corrupt politicians. We are no longer able to secure our food’
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Israel ratifies law limiting conditions for a Netanyahu ouster

Israel ratifies law limiting conditions for a Netanyahu ouster

  • May be meant to shield the incumbent leader from any fallout from his corruption trials
  • ‘What we see before our eyes is a cluster of legislation elements that are most troubling and are being advanced at great speed’
By Reuters ·

EU leaders to discuss Ukraine war with UN chief, back ammunition plan

EU leaders to discuss Ukraine war with UN chief, back ammunition plan

  • Leaders to give their blessing to a plan to send 1 million artillery shells to Ukraine over the next year
  • Officials have warned that Ukraine is burning through shells at a faster rate than its allies can produce them
By Reuters ·

Brent plunge fails to displace Russian crude for Asian buyers

Brent plunge fails to displace Russian crude for Asian buyers

  • Middle East crude prices in Asia appear to be resilient as the market bets on robust demand from China
  • With Russian crude so cheap, a move of a few dollars on Brent-Dubai EFS or even freight would not make a difference
By Reuters ·

‘Cleanfluencers’ sweep TikTok, drawing millions

‘Cleanfluencers’ sweep TikTok, drawing millions

  • With the global rise of TikTok, cleaning videos have become hugely popular on social media, inspiring a growing number to start posting content
By AFP ·

‘Cleanfluencers’ sweep TikTok, drawing millions

‘Cleanfluencers’ sweep TikTok, drawing millions

  • With the global rise of TikTok, cleaning videos have become hugely popular on social media, inspiring a growing number to start posting content
By AFP ·