Houthi attacks cut Suez Canal revenue by 40-50%: Egyptian President El-Sisi News

CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has said that revenues from the Suez Canal have “decreased by 40 to 50 percent” so far this year due to attacks on shipping by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, according to Agence France Presse. The canal is one of the main sources of foreign currency for Egypt which is gripped by a severe … Read more

Iraqi armed groups dial down US attacks on request of Iran commander News

Israel vows to ‘finish the job’ in Gaza as War Cabinet member threatens a Ramadan deadline for Rafah RAFAH, Gaza Strip: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off growing calls to halt the military offensive in Gaza, vowing to “finish the job” as a member of his War Cabinet threatened to invade the … Read more

Store chains urge action to halt Houthi attacks in Red Sea News

BEIRUT: Six Hezbollah and Amal Movement members were killed in an Israeli shelling early Friday morning in southern Lebanon. Israeli warplanes raided the towns of Qantara, Deir Seryan and the vicinity of Wadi Saluki. The raid on a house in Qantara killed three Amal Movement members: Ali Hassan Issa from the town of Jibchit, Mohammed … Read more

UN warns of disturbing ‘pattern’ of Israeli attacks on medical facilities in Gaza News

NEW YORK CITY: The UN Human Rights Office on Thursday expressed deep concern about a raid by Israeli forces on Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, southern Gaza, less than a week after a similar assault on Al-Amal hospital in the same city. The UN officials said such incidents are worrying because they reflect a pattern … Read more

Russia and China clash with US and UK at UN over attacks on Yemen rebels for strikes on Red Sea ships News

WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday rebuked Israel for demolishing the home of a Palestinian activist in east Jerusalem, saying its ally was damaging its own standing.The unusually forceful US condemnation of Israeli actions came hours after Fakhri Abu Diab, a campaigner against demolitions, said that dozens of Israeli personnel tore down his home of … Read more

Arab League warns of dangers if Israel attacks Gaza’s Rafah City News

AL-MUKALLA: The US Central Command said on Sunday that its forces had destroyed two remotely controlled explosive-laden boats of the Houthis and their three anti-ship cruise missiles in Yemen’s western province of Hodeidah. This came as the Yemeni militia greatly reduced its Red Sea strikes during the previous 96 hours.  The US military launched strikes on … Read more

Houthi negotiator says Red Sea attacks won’t deter Yemeni peace, praises Saudi ‘brothers’ News

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is hosting the third edition of LEAP — the Kingdom’s premier tech-focused conference and exhibition — under the theme “New Worlds,” at the Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Center, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The event, which takes place from March 4-7, is being organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, … Read more

Ukraine says it blew up drilling platform used by Russia in drone attacks News

Arab Americans can ‘go to another country’ if they oppose US policy: Chicago suburb mayor Orland Park, IL: The mayor of Orland Park, a Chicago suburb, told Arab Americans who urged the village board on Monday to approve a ceasefire resolution for Gaza that they can “go to another country” if they do not like … Read more

Italy to become target if it joins attacks against Yemen, threatens Houthi leader News

A year after Syria’s deadly earthquake, orphaned children adjust to the loss bit by bit IDLIB: Aya Al-Sudani, a bubbly toddler with a toothy smile, will mark her first birthday on Tuesday, but there will be no celebration with cake and presents. The day also marks a dark memory.On Feb. 6, 2023, a massive earthquake … Read more

US warns of further retaliation if Iran-backed militias continue their attacks News

JERUSALEM: When Fatima, an Arab Israeli married to a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip, fled Israel’s bombardment of the territory, she was terrified they would run out of fuel. “We feared that the gas wouldn’t be enough. The road was deserted. All the way along, we saw devastated houses,” the 30-year-old said, speaking under a … Read more