Fighting in Gaza’s Rafah as tensions soar on Israel-Lebanon border

Fighting in Gaza’s Rafah as tensions soar on Israel-Lebanon border

  • More than eight months of war have led to dire humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian territory
  • Israeli army earlier announced that its plans for an offensive in Lebanon had been approved
By AFP ·

Sailors assist mariners rescued from the Liberian-flagged, Greek-owned bulk carrier M/V Tutor that was attacked by Houthis.

Ship attacked by Yemen’s Houthis in fatal assault sinks in Red Sea in second-such sinking

  • The Tutor came under attack about a week ago by a bomb-carrying Houthi drone boat in the Red Sea
By AP ·

During the Hajj season, locals in Makkah are often praised for their fluency in several languages. (Supplied)

Fluent Makkah locals break down language barriers during Hajj

  • Most Makkah residents are able to communicate in several languages after years of direct contact with pilgrims
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Saudi Arabia participates in Beijing International Book Fair

Saudi Arabia participates in Beijing International Book Fair

  • Saudi Heritage Commission aims to familiarize visitors with Kingdom’s diverse culture
  • Kingdom is the guest of honor at BIBF
By Arab News ·

One of Rishi Sunak’s bodyguards arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

One of Rishi Sunak’s bodyguards arrested over alleged bets on UK election date

  • The arrest came after the Gambling Commission contacted the force
  • The commission confirmed it was investigating “the possibility of offenses concerning the date of the election“
By AP ·

Wikipedia labels prominent Israeli civil rights organization ‘unreliable’ on Israel-Palestine crisis, antisemitism

Wikipedia labels prominent Israeli civil rights organization ‘unreliable’ on Israel-Palestine crisis, antisemitism

  • Anti-Defamation League cannot be trusted as neutral source of information, Wikipedia editors conclude
  • Organization under scrutiny for its methods of tracking antisemitism and its rigid definition of the term
By Arab News ·

Wikipedia labels prominent Israeli civil rights organization ‘unreliable’ on Israel-Palestine crisis, antisemitism

Wikipedia labels prominent Israeli civil rights organization ‘unreliable’ on Israel-Palestine crisis, antisemitism

  • Anti-Defamation League cannot be trusted as neutral source of information, Wikipedia editors conclude
  • Organization under scrutiny for its methods of tracking antisemitism and its rigid definition of the term
By Arab News ·