US Senator Bob Menendez to resign after corruption conviction | Corruption News

US Senator Bob Menendez to resign after corruption conviction | Corruption News

New Jersey Democrat faces decades in prison following his conviction for taking bribes and acting as an agent for Egypt’s government. United States Senator Bob Menendez has announced that he will resign next month following his conviction on corruption charges, including bribery and acting as an agent for Egypt’s government….

Who is Israel targeting in its attacks on the West Bank? | Occupied West Bank News

Who is Israel targeting in its attacks on the West Bank? | Occupied West Bank News

The Israeli army killed three Palestinian military commanders – including one from Hamas’s Qassam Brigades and two from Fatah’s Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades – and a mother and her child during a raid in the occupied West Bank on Monday, according to Palestinian and Israeli officials. Several army convoys and bulldozers…

UN Yemen envoy warns of a ‘devastating’ regional escalation | Houthis News

UN Yemen envoy warns of a ‘devastating’ regional escalation | Houthis News

Hans Grundberg says recent developments suggest ‘threat against international shipping is increasing in scope and precision’. The UN envoy for Yemen has said that recent developments in the Red Sea, Israel and inside the country “show the real danger of a devastating region-wide escalation”. In a briefing to the United…

World’s hottest day recorded on Sunday, climate monitor says | Climate Crisis News

World’s hottest day recorded on Sunday, climate monitor says | Climate Crisis News

Global average surface air temperature was 17.09 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service says. July 21 was the hottest day ever recorded globally, according to preliminary data from the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. The global average surface air temperature on Sunday reached 17.09 degrees…

What could a new Trump presidency mean for Netanyahu? | Gaza

What could a new Trump presidency mean for Netanyahu? | Gaza

In 2021, former United States President Donald Trump told Israeli journalist Barak Ravid that his relationship with Benjamin Netanyahu had suffered after the Israeli prime minister had congratulated Joe Biden on winning the 2020 American presidential election. “F*** him,” Trump said in the interview. “I liked Bibi,” Trump said at…

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal aimed at Gaza governance | Hamas News

Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah sign unity deal aimed at Gaza governance | Hamas News

The factions have agreed an ‘interim national reconciliation government’, says Beijing. Palestinian factions have signed a “national unity” agreement aimed at maintaining Palestinian control over Gaza once Israel’s war on the enclave concludes. The deal, finalised on Tuesday in China after three days of intensive talks, lays the groundwork for…

US action on a two-state solution in Israel-Palestine cannot wait | Israel-Palestine conflict

US action on a two-state solution in Israel-Palestine cannot wait | Israel-Palestine conflict

As Gaza is decimated and millions of Palestinians there desperately try to hold on to life without shelter, food, water or adequate medical care, the Israeli cabinet continues to “legalise” settlement outposts in the West Bank – deepening challenges for a viable two-state solution. In blatant defiance of international law,…

Biden’s legacy is Gaza genocide, Palestinian rights advocates say | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Biden’s legacy is Gaza genocide, Palestinian rights advocates say | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Democratic politicians and commentators in the United States have heaped praise on President Joe Biden since he dropped out of the 2024 presidential race on Sunday. Representative Maxine Waters, for instance, called Biden a “kind and decent man”. Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, meanwhile, extolled his “vision, values and leadership”….