Hezbollah to hit new Israeli targets if it keeps killing civilians, Nasrallah says

As Gaza’s doctors struggle to save lives, many lose their own in Israeli airstrikes BEIRUT: Dr. Hassan Hamdan was one of the few trained plastic surgeons in Gaza, a specialist in wound reconstruction. His skills were vitally needed as Israel’s military onslaught filled hospitals with patients torn by blasts and shrapnel, so the 65-year-old came … Read more

Gaza is worst human catastrophe in modern history, Saudi envoy tells UN Security Council

RIYADH: As the summertime rolls in, recreational tanning becomes a popular trend among young Saudi men and women who seek a sunkissed glow all year-round. Despite the allure of a bronzed complexion, the dangers associated with recreational tanning cannot be overlooked, especially if one skips applying sunscreen. Jumana Ghassan, 25, told Arab News that she … Read more

Iraq invites private companies to operate Baghdad airport

Why Damascus has failed to prevent repeated Israeli strikes on Iranian targets on Syrian territory LONDON: Since the outbreak of civil war in Syria in 2011, Israel has repeatedly struck military targets on the nation’s territory. These attacks have sharply increased in frequency since the Gaza conflict erupted last October, with Israel seemingly free to … Read more

Saudi crown prince receives US senator Chris Van Hollen 

RIYADH: As the summertime rolls in, recreational tanning becomes a popular trend among young Saudi men and women who seek a sunkissed glow all year-round. Despite the allure of a bronzed complexion, the dangers associated with recreational tanning cannot be overlooked, especially if one skips applying sunscreen. Jumana Ghassan, 25, told Arab News that she … Read more

Libyan airline executive held in migrant smuggling case

TRIPOLI: A Libyan airline’s commercial director has been arrested in an investigation into flying illegal migrants who intended to enter the United States to Nicaragua, the attorney general’s office said. The case concerns flights organized by private airline Ghadames Air, the office said in a statement published overnight Sunday-Monday. It said the airline flew “hundreds … Read more

Madinah governor receives deputy minister of energy

MADINAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Salman bin Sultan received in Madinah on Monday the Deputy Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Mudaifer. Issues related to the industrial and mining sector at regional level were discussed, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The ministry’s role in creating a lucrative investment environment in the Madinah region was … Read more

Israeli strikes across Gaza kill at least 17, Palestinian health officials say

CAIRO/GAZA: Israeli forces battled Hamas-led fighters in several parts of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, and Palestinian health officials said at least 17 people were killed in Israeli bombardments of southern and central areas. The Palestinian Islamist militant group Hamas has accused Israel of stepping up attacks in Gaza to try to derail efforts by … Read more

Who’s Who: Riham El-Gizy, CEO of Voluntary Carbon Market

Riham El-Gizy is the CEO of Voluntary Carbon Market, a Saudi company which is the first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region. In the company’s first 18 months, El-Gizy led the world’s largest-ever voluntary carbon market auction in Riyadh in 2022, before setting a new record at a second auction … Read more

US voices concern to Israeli officials after Gaza strikes

UN’s Gaza chief says scenes after Al-Mawasi attack among ‘most horrific’ of past 9 months NEW YORK CITY: The director of the main UN agency operating in Gaza painted a harrowing picture on Monday of the dire humanitarian situation there, which he said has become even more desperate following an Israeli strike two days ago … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Qassim region conducts major flood drill

MADINAH: The central Madinah Date Market is witnessing an uptick in activity as the fruit’s harvesting season in Saudi Arabia continues apace. The harvesting of date palms begins in the first quarter of June every year across 29,000 farms in the region. The market is characterized by the variety of types of fresh dates on … Read more