Israeli forces thrust deeper into Rafah as diplomacy falters

Israeli forces thrust deeper into Rafah as diplomacy falters

  • Israeli military denied in a statement it had launched any strikes inside the Al-Mawasi humanitarian zone
  • Biden will urge G7 leaders to push Hamas to back ceasefire deal
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Jeddah on Wednesday. (SPA) video

Saudi crown prince meets with Ukrainian president in Jeddah

  • Zelensky arrived in the coastal city earlier on Wednesday and was received by the deputy governor of the Makkah Region
By Arab News ·

8,000 under-5s treated for malnutrition in Gaza

8,000 under-5s treated for malnutrition in Gaza

  • WHO chief said 28 of those children had died
  • Significant proportion of Gaza’s population was now facing catastrophic hunger and famine-like conditions
By AFP ·

Basking in blessings: Celebrities share their joy ahead of Hajj

Basking in blessings: Celebrities share their joy ahead of Hajj

  • High-profile pilgrims join the millions embarking on the spiritual journey
By Rashid Hassan ·

US envoy to Yemen demands Houthis free detained international staff

US envoy to Yemen demands Houthis free detained international staff

  • The Houthis have held around 20 Yemeni employees of the US embassy in Sanaa for the past three years.
By Reuters ·

UK’s Labour pledges to recognize Palestinian state as part of peace process

UK’s Labour pledges to recognize Palestinian state as part of peace process

  • “Palestinian statehood is the inalienable right of the Palestinian people,” said Labour’s election manifesto
By Reuters ·

Pope Francis to weigh in on ‘ethical’ AI at G7 summit

Pope Francis to weigh in on ‘ethical’ AI at G7 summit

  • While welcoming AI's potential to boost everything from medical research to economic and social wellbeing, Francis also warned of risks including disinformation and interference in elections, and that unequal access could increase social and economic ineq
By AFP ·

Pope Francis to weigh in on ‘ethical’ AI at G7 summit

Pope Francis to weigh in on ‘ethical’ AI at G7 summit

  • While welcoming AI's potential to boost everything from medical research to economic and social wellbeing, Francis also warned of risks including disinformation and interference in elections, and that unequal access could increase social and economic ineq
By AFP ·

Coldplay concert halted after Israeli man falls during failed stage invasion

Coldplay concert halted after Israeli man falls during failed stage invasion

  • Controversial media personality Guy Hochman tried to rush stage in Athens wearing Israeli flag
  • Frontman Chris Martin: ‘We don’t believe in oppression, or occupation, terrorism or genocide’
By Arab News ·
‘Incredibly rewarding’ — head of SAFF Women’s Football Department hails Saudi Women’s futsal team

‘Incredibly rewarding’ — head of SAFF Women’s Football Department hails Saudi Women’s futsal team

  • The national team secured back-to-back wins against Serbia in their training camp
  • Aalia Al-Rasheed says the victories ‘are indications that we’re on the right path’
By Arab News ·