Update Biden says US helped Israel down nearly all Iran attacks

Biden says US helped Israel down nearly all Iran attacks

  • Israeli military: 99 percent of 300 missiles and drones fired by Iran were shot down
  • Biden tells Netanyahu that he would oppose an Israeli counterattack against Tehran
By AFP ·

UN Security Council to meet on Sunday to discuss Iran attacks on Israel

UN Security Council to meet on Sunday to discuss Iran attacks on Israel

  • Israel requested the meeting, urging council to condemn Iran and designate IRGC as a terror organization
  • Iran blamed its retaliatory attack on the council’s failure to condemn Israel’s strike on its Damascus consulate
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Update Israel says Hamas has rejected hostage deal proposal

Israel says Hamas has rejected hostage deal proposal

  • Truce talks started on April 7 in Cairo but have so far brought no breakthrough on a plan presented by US, Qatari and Egyptian mediators
By Reuters - AFP ·

Update Saudi Arabia expresses concern over military escalation in Middle East

Saudi Arabia expresses concern over military escalation in Middle East

  • Arab states echoed Saudi sentiment, condemning regional escalation and call for restraint"
By Arab News ·

Update People are led out from the Westfield Shopping Centre where multiple people were stabbed in Sydney, Saturday, April 13, 2024.

Sydney mall attacker identified, ‘nothing’ to suggest terror motive

  • The assailant — who was shot dead by a senior police officer at the scene on Saturday — was Queensland man Joel Cauchi
By AFP ·

PIESHIP incorporates AI to boost last-mile delivery

PIESHIP incorporates AI to boost last-mile delivery

  • Saudi logistics startup set to bolster sector through digital solutions
By Nour El-Shaeri ·

Lebanese newspaper introduces ‘AI President’ in effort to break political deadlock

Lebanese newspaper introduces ‘AI President’ in effort to break political deadlock

  • Artificial intelligence tool’s ‘deep understanding’ of country equips it to address issues effectively, AnNahar newspaper says
  • Lebanon has been without a president for more than two years
By Arab News ·

Lebanese newspaper introduces ‘AI President’ in effort to break political deadlock

Lebanese newspaper introduces ‘AI President’ in effort to break political deadlock

  • Artificial intelligence tool’s ‘deep understanding’ of country equips it to address issues effectively, AnNahar newspaper says
  • Lebanon has been without a president for more than two years
By Arab News ·