Yemen’s Houthis claim joint raid on Israeli ships with Iraqi militia | Houthis News

The Houthis say they targeted vessels in Israel’s Haifa port together with the Islamic Resistance in Iraq. Yemen’s Houthis have claimed carrying out a joint military operation with an Iranian-backed Iraqi militia, known as the Islamic Resistance in Iraq, to target four vessels in Israel’s Haifa port. Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saree said in a … Read more

Israel’s Netanyahu appears at odds with White House and Israel’s military over war with Hamas in Gaza

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears increasingly at odds with both the U.S. government and his own military over his handling of the war in Gaza, and the divisions come amid mounting concern that another front in the war, with serious implications for U.S. forces in the region, could open up. A fracture appeared in … Read more

Middle East investors back Southeast Asia-focused PE funds in diversification move

Middle Eastern institutional investors are keen to leverage the growing economies of Southeast Asia as they diversify their portfolios amid escalating tensions between China and the West, according to TVM Capital Healthcare, a Dubai and Singapore dual-headquartered private equity firm. “Middle Eastern family offices used to focus almost exclusively on the US and Europe. They … Read more

Israeli found dead after being shot in West Bank as deadly strikes hit northern Gaza

An Israeli was shot dead in a Palestinian town in the northern West Bank Saturday morning, Israel’s army said, while deadly strikes rocked northern Gaza. The army said the Israeli man was pronounced dead after being shot in the town of Qalqilya, and that Israeli troops were currently operating in the area. Israeli forces shot … Read more

Israel will be the ‘ultimate loser’ in war with Hezbollah, Iran says | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel says it will soon ‘make the necessary decisions’ about confronting the Iran-allied Lebanese group. Iran says Hezbollah is capable of defending itself and Lebanon, warning Israel that it would be the “ultimate loser” in an all-out war with the Lebanese armed group. Tehran’s statement on Friday came as fears of a major Israeli offensive … Read more

Tensions bubble as Sudanese refugees feel resentment from Chadian hosts | Conflict

Metche, Chad –  A group of village elders huddle in the sparse shade of a tree to discuss the influx of Sudanese refugees that threatens to overwhelm them. They are worried. This is Metche, Chad, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) from Sudan’s war-torn region of Darfur, where a refugee camp has sprung up and thousands … Read more

The UAE set to be No. 1 ‘wealth magnet’ in the world: Henley research

The UAE expects to see a net inflow of 6,700 millionaires from around the world by the end of 2024, according to new research. Buena Vista Images | Stone | Getty Images The United Arab Emirates is set to be the world’s leading wealth magnet for the third year in a row. That’s according to … Read more

Gaza fighting continues despite Israeli ‘pauses’ announcement: UNRWA | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli forces battled with Palestinian groups in Rafah and elsewhere in southern Gaza despite the Israeli military’s announcement on Sunday of tactical pauses in operations to allow humanitarian aid to enter, UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini has said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticised plans announced by the military to hold daily pauses in … Read more

A battle of anti-western hardliners

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei leads funeral prayer for the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other officials who died in a helicopter crash at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran on May 22, 2024.  Iranian Leader Press Office | Anadolu | Getty Images Iran is holding snap elections on … Read more

Pilgrims begin the final rites of Hajj as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

Muslims across Minnesota are getting ready to celebrate Eid-al-Adha Muslims across Minnesota are getting ready to celebrate Eid-al-Adha 02:01 Masses of pilgrims on Sunday embarked on a symbolic stoning of the devil in Saudi Arabia under the soaring summer heat. The ritual marks the final days of the Hajj, or Islamic pilgrimage, and the start … Read more