video Update Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister accuses Israel of flagrant violations against the Palestinians

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister accuses Israel of flagrant violations against the Palestinians

  • ‘We condemn Israeli takeover of Palestinian homes in Jerusalem’
  • Pope Francis calls for an end to the conflict in Israel and Gaza
video By Arab News ·

Special People demonstrate in Los Angeles on May 15, 2021 in support of Palestinians under attack by Israeli occupation forces. (AFP / Patrick T. Fallon) video

As Palestinians observe ‘Nakba’ worldwide, Israeli forces go on rampage in Gaza

  • Saudi foreign minister calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ in Gaza
  • Protesters march in major North American, European cities in support of the Palestinian cause
By HAZEM BALOUSHA ·

UN chief: Foreign fighters in Libya are violating ceasefire

UN chief: Foreign fighters in Libya are violating ceasefire

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said progress must continue on the political, economic and security tracks in Libya to enable elections to go ahead on Dec. 24
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia reopens King Fahd Causeway for travelers to and from Bahrain

Saudi Arabia reopens King Fahd Causeway for travelers to and from Bahrain

  • Travel suspension for citizens, and the opening of land, sea and air ports would be lifted starting Sunday
  • A coronavirus insurance certificate is required for travelers below 18 years
By Arab News ·

Israeli strikes kill 33, topple buildings in Gaza City

Israeli strikes kill 33, topple buildings in Gaza City

  • The Gaza Health Ministry said 10 women and eight children were among those killed
  • Earlier, the Israeli military said it destroyed the home of Gaza’s top Hamas leader in a separate strike
By AP ·

Pope Francis denounces violence between Israel, Hamas

Pope Francis denounces violence between Israel, Hamas

  • Pope Francis prays for peace, calm and international help to open a path of dialogue
By AP ·

The US government and four other countries joined the effort, known as the Christchurch Call, for the first time this year. (File/AFP)

US joins global push against violent extremism online

  • It was part of a global effort started by Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after deadly attacks in their countries were streamed or shared on social networks
  • Since its launch, governments and tech companies have cooperated in some cases in identifying violent extremist content online
By AP ·

The US government and four other countries joined the effort, known as the Christchurch Call, for the first time this year. (File/AFP)

US joins global push against violent extremism online

  • It was part of a global effort started by Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern after deadly attacks in their countries were streamed or shared on social networks
  • Since its launch, governments and tech companies have cooperated in some cases in identifying violent extremist content online
By AP ·