Israeli forces deepen Rafah invasion, kill 17 in central camps

Israeli forces deepen Rafah invasion, kill 17 in central camps

  • Residents reported heavy bombardments from tanks and planes in several areas of Rafah
  • Israeli tanks were operating inside Tel Al-Sultan, Al-Izba, and Zurub areas in Rafah’s west, as well as Shaboura at the heart of the city
By Reuters ·

Hajj 2024 came to a successful close on Tuesday. (AN photo by Huda Bashatah)

Arab leaders congratulate Saudi leadership on success of Hajj season

  • Leaders of UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain congratulated the Saudi leadership on the success of Hajj 2024
By Arab News ·

Analysis The amount of tech integrated into Hajj has been growing year on year. (SPA) photos

Could AI one day perform all of Hajj social services?

  • This year’s Hajj will likely exceed two million pilgrims, more than last year’s 1.8 million
  • Many AI-driven technologies have been introduced to streamline the Hajj process
By Haifa Alshammari ·

Saudi deputy environment minister says desertification among ‘most pressing environmental challenges of our time’

Saudi deputy environment minister says desertification among ‘most pressing environmental challenges of our time’

  • Saudi Arabia has been at the forefront of driving global efforts to combat land degradation and drought
  • The 30th Desertification and Drought Day was hosted by Germany and concluded this week
By Arab News ·

Israeli strike on Syria kills army officer: state media

Israeli strike on Syria kills army officer: state media

  • News agency: Israel carried out aggression using drones against two military positions in the provinces of Quneitra and Daraa
By AFP ·

Landslides kill nine as Bangladesh lashed by rain

Landslides kill nine as Bangladesh lashed by rain

  • Bangladesh, a nation of around 170 million people, is among the countries most vulnerable to disasters and climate change
  • Those killed in landslides were in the southeastern Cox’s Bazar district
By AFP ·

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

  • Snap hopes special lenses will attract new users and advertisers
  • AI-led Lens Studio reduces filter creation time and enhances realism
By Reuters ·

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

  • Snap hopes special lenses will attract new users and advertisers
  • AI-led Lens Studio reduces filter creation time and enhances realism
By Reuters ·

Liberty Global to acquire Formula E from Warner Bros. Discovery

Liberty Global to acquire Formula E from Warner Bros. Discovery

  • The deal will give the company a controlling interest in the world’s leading electric motorsport series
  • Announcement follows unveiling of the Season 11 race calendar which features races in Miami, Jakarta and double-headers in Monaco and Shanghai
By Arab News ·