Hamas chief insists on Gaza ceasefire 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

Family of slain Daesh chief repatriated, questioned in Iraq: judiciary News

BAGHDAD: The family of slain Daesh group leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has been brought back to Iraq for interrogation, judicial officials said on Thursday. Washington announced in October 2019 that US troops had killed Baghdadi in an operation in northwestern Syria, around five years after he proclaimed an Islamic “caliphate” which he and his fighters … Read more

Palestinian relief agency faces cash crunch next month, chief says News

Russia and China clash with US and UK at UN over attacks on Yemen rebels for strikes on Red Sea ships UNITED NATIONS: Russia and China on Wednesday accused the United States and Britain of illegally attacking military sites used by Yemen’s Houthi rebels to launch missiles at commercial vessels in the Red Sea, disrupting … Read more

Muslim World League chief, chair of Bosnian presidency attend event for ‘coexistence and peace’ News

RIYADH: Canada is ready to rebuild a “great relationship” with Saudi Arabia, its ambassador to the Kingdom said. Jean-Philippe Linteau made the comments during an interview with Arab News ahead of an event on Thursday at the Canadian Embassy in Riyadh to mark the North American country’s Flag Day. “We’re very excited to host our … Read more

Republicans impeach US homeland security chief over border crisis News

WASHINGTON: Republicans impeached US President Joe Biden’s immigration chief on Tuesday, the culmination of months of attacks on the Democratic administration as they seek to make border security a key issue in November’s election. Conservatives in the House of Representatives, which is narrowly controlled by Republicans, blame Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for a surge … Read more

Israel spy chief travels to Cairo for Gaza talks News

Israeli military tells BBC it will discipline soldiers in videos seen humiliating Palestinian detainees LONDON: The Israeli military has told the BBC it will take disciplinary action against any soldiers implicated in recording and sharing online videos showing Palestinian detainees in degrading conditions. A BBC Verify investigation, which was made public on Friday, analyzed numerous … Read more

US defense chief Austin hospitalized again: Pentagon News

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was hospitalized again on Sunday, a Pentagon spokesman said, this time “for symptoms suggesting an emergent bladder issue,” weeks after a previous stay he controversially kept secret. Austin effectively vanished from the public eye in late December and early January after suffering complications from treatment for a prostate … Read more

Arab region’s role rapidly increasing in a changing world: IMF chief  News

SAO PAULO: Saudi Arabia is in overdrive to diversify its economy away from oil by exploring all available opportunities available domestically and abroad. This very quest took Saudi Investment Minister Khalid Al-Falih to several nations in Latin America between July and August 2023. The aim of the tour was to explore avenues for economic cooperation. The … Read more

NATO chief calls on Europe to ramp up arms production News

BERLIN: NATO’s secretary general called on Europe to increase its arms production to support Ukraine and prevent “potentially decades of confrontation” with Moscow, in an interview published by German media Saturday. Ahead of a key meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels and the second anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war, Jens Stoltenberg insisted that “we … Read more

Saudi FM, KSrelief chief discuss Gaza with head of UNRWA in Riyadh News

JEDDAH: With a passion for music and entertainment, DJ Viva has carved out a niche for herself and emerged as one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent producers and professionals. With a background in academia and business, she has seamlessly blended her knowledge and skills into her musical endeavors, creating a unique and captivating sound. “For … Read more