Israeli airstrike on Rafah kills 12 Palestinians, Gaza medics say

Israeli airstrike on Rafah kills 12 Palestinians, Gaza medics say

  • Officials say Israeli strike occurred as they tried to recover body of civilian in southern Gaza city
  • Israel says more fighting in central, northern and southern Gaza
  • Head of UNRWA calls for end to Israeli attacks on staff and buildings
By Reuters ·

Saudi foreign minister praises China’s support for Gaza ceasefire efforts

Saudi foreign minister praises China’s support for Gaza ceasefire efforts

  • Prince Faisal reiterated calls for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza and an uninterrupted flow of aid into the enclave
By Arab News ·

Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei hosts Syria’s Assad in Tehran

Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei hosts Syria’s Assad in Tehran

  • Assad and Khamenei said ties were strong
By Reuters ·

Jeddah’s popular waterfront promenade has been renovated by Saudi developer and owner ROSHN. (File/ROSHN)

Jeddah waterfront renovated by PIF-owned ROSHN

  • The area, opened in 2017 and renamed ROSHN Waterfront in 2022, contains a range of amenities, attractions and entertainment activities
  • The new waterfront will be revealed to the public in early June
By Arab News ·

Arab League chief speaks at a press conference during the 10th Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum

Aggression against Gaza represents a turning point in history of region: Arab League chief

  • Aboul Gheit said that the Arab League was committed to making all efforts to build a promising future for both Arab and Chinese societies
By Gobran Mohamed ·

Israel condemns Slovenia’s Palestinian statehood move

Israel condemns Slovenia’s Palestinian statehood move

  • Foreign Minister Israel Katz said the decision, which requires Slovenian parliamentary approval, rewarded Hamas for murder and rape
By Reuters ·

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

  • Faiza Shaheen blocked from standing for the party at the General Election on July 4 because of a handful of interactions on social media platform X over the past decade
  • The tweets include one about her experience of Islamophobia in the party, and a clip from The Daily Show in which host Jon Stewart discussed Israel’s actions in Gaza in 2014
By Arab News ·

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

Labour Party dumps UK election candidate over 10-year-old tweets about Israel and Islamophobia

  • Faiza Shaheen blocked from standing for the party at the General Election on July 4 because of a handful of interactions on social media platform X over the past decade
  • The tweets include one about her experience of Islamophobia in the party, and a clip from The Daily Show in which host Jon Stewart discussed Israel’s actions in Gaza in 2014
By Arab News ·

Saudi national football team prepares for Asian qualifiers

Saudi national football team prepares for Asian qualifiers

  • Players participating in the King’s Cup final between Al-Nasser and Al-Hilal on Friday will join the national squad on Sunday
  • Green Falcons fly to Islamabad on Wednesday for their game against Pakistan on Thursday, and then host Jordan in Riyadh on June 11
By Arab News ·