Update Palestinian factions sign declaration to end divisions after talks in China

Palestinian factions sign declaration to end divisions after talks in China

  • Palestinian factions including Hamas and Fatah met in Beijing this week in a renewed bid for reconciliation
  • Hamas and Fatah have been bitter rivals since Hamas fighters ejected Fatah from the Gaza Strip
By Reuters - AFP ·

UN envoy warns that threat of terrorism is ‘resurging’ with attacks by Daesh extremists

UN envoy warns that threat of terrorism is ‘resurging’ with attacks by Daesh extremists

  • Israel has attacked targets in Syria linked to Iran for years, but the strikes have escalated over the past five months as the war in Gaza and conflict between Iran-backed Hezbollah and Israeli forces on the Lebanon-Israel border continue
By AP ·

Analysis  If not Kamala Harris, who else could be the Democratic nominee for November’s election?

If not Kamala Harris, who else could be the Democratic nominee for November’s election?

  • Arab American analysts assess the Democrats seeking to be the candidate who will challenge Donald Trump
  • Arab Americans alienated by Biden’s Gaza stance could prove decisive in key battleground states
By Ephrem Kossaify - & - RAY HANANIA ·

WHO ‘extremely worried’ at prospect of polio, other outbreaks in Gaza

WHO ‘extremely worried’ at prospect of polio, other outbreaks in Gaza

  • Number of people in the Gaza Strip now needing to be evacuated from the territory for medical care may have risen to 14,000
By AFP ·

Sri Lanka apologizes for cremating Muslim Covid victims

Sri Lanka apologizes for cremating Muslim Covid victims

  • The cabinet issued an “apology regarding the compulsory cremation policy during the Covid-19 pandemic,” the government said in a statement
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia showcases mining opportunities during ministerial visit to Brazil

Saudi Arabia showcases mining opportunities during ministerial visit to Brazil

  • Minister of industry and mineral resources highlighted the advantages of investing in the Kingdom
By Arab News ·

Exclusive Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

  • Former Dow Jones reporter Mohammed Sergie set to lead platform
  • Transformation of Saudi Arabia one of the world’s biggest and most exciting stories right now, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith tells Arab News
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Exclusive Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

  • Former Dow Jones reporter Mohammed Sergie set to lead platform
  • Transformation of Saudi Arabia one of the world’s biggest and most exciting stories right now, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith tells Arab News
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Gigi Hadid stuns at ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ NYC premiere

Gigi Hadid stuns at ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ NYC premiere

  • Ensemble from Miu Miu’s Spring/Summer 2024 collection
  • Hadid posed on the red carpet alongside friend Blake Lively
By Arab News ·
The moon rises behind the Olympic rings displayed on the Eiffel Tower in Paris ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. AFP

What we know about the Paris Olympics opening ceremony

  • Up to 500,000 people are set to watch in person from specially built stands
  • Two-thirds of the ceremony will take place in daylight, then dusk
By (AFP) ·