Egypt’s president, Belgium’s PM discuss developments in the Gaza Strip News

Day 2 of ICJ hearing: Saudi Arabia condemns Israel’s actions in Palestinian Territories as ‘legally indefensible’ The second day of oral proceedings began on Tuesday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning the legal ramifications of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories. Representatives from South Africa, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands, Bangladesh, and Belgium have presented … Read more

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

Brazil’s president visits Arab League headquarters News

ANKARA: A mock tombstone in the park designating the death of Turkish democracy. A poster on a lamppost suggesting people eat cake in the face of the national currency’s collapse. The works of a Turkish street artist have become emblematic of the subversive forms of grassroots protest emerging against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s two-decade rule. The … Read more

Finland elects new president to take over top job in NATO’s newcomer and Russia’s neighbor News

LONDON: Greece must address its responsibilities over the capsizing of a migrant vessel last year that led to the deaths of more than 600 people, Amnesty International said on Monday ahead of its participation in a European Parliament committee on Wednesday to discuss the sinking of the Adriana off the cost of Pylos on June … Read more

Djibouti committed to working with Saudi Arabia on Red Sea maritime security, fighting terrorism: president News

RIYADH: The inaugural Space Debris Conference, themed “Towards Securing the Future of the Global Space Economy,” kicked off in Riyadh on Sunday. In attendance was Abdullah Al-Swaha, minister of communications and information technology and chairman of the Saudi Space Agency, and Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi, CEO of the Saudi Space Agency. The two-day conference brought together … Read more

New AI-led industrial revolution should be embraced: NVIDIA president News

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Development Bank is set to provide a financing framework for Azerbaijan through a new agreement.  The IsDB and the country’s Ministry of Economy signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a cooperative funding structure to potentially strengthen the bank’s support for Azerbaijan’s social and economic development, according to a release by … Read more

Saudi King, Crown Prince congratulate Azerbaijan’s president News

RIYADH: The Saudi-led Catmosphere foundation celebrated its annual event, Catwalk, on Saturday, with a global call for participation. Saudi embassies worldwide responded by participating in the initiative for a 7 km walk, featuring a host of engaging activities along the route. The Catwalk initiative is an annual celebration in honor of the declaration last year … Read more

Lebanon’s Maronite patriarch criticizes parliament for not electing president News

BEIRUT: During a religious celebration in central Beirut, he said that Lebanon was a country where “the constitution is violated in the absence of a president, while the nation needs one to put an end to pseudo-national unity governments, confiscate all illegal weapons, and challenge anyone who encroaches on sovereignty and independence.”

Son of Palestinian-American woman detained in West Bank by IDF appeals to President Biden to take action News

How pro-Palestine digital activists in Latin America are offering an uncensored view on Gaza SAO PAULO: Many pro-Palestinian activists in Latin America have been relying on social media to disseminate information about the war in Gaza that is generally left out by the region’s dominant press conglomerates. Some activists have managed to attain audiences large … Read more

UEFA president Ceferin won’t seek re-election in 2027 News

LONDON: Israel should be banned from international football competitions by FIFA over the war in Gaza, a number of Middle East football associations have urged. The group, led by Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, who heads the 12-nation West Asian Football Federation that includes Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE, sent a letter … Read more