Arab News Headlines

May 19, 2024

Israel Closes Gaza Crossings for 13th Day

The Israeli occupation forces continue the closure of the Rafah border crossing, Gazas sole pedestrian crossing to the outside world, and the Karem Abu Salem commercial crossing in southern Gaza for the 13th consecutive day, exacerbating the humanitar…

4.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands

An earthquake measuring 4.5 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday.

The epicenter of the quake was 99 km west of Kirakira, at a depth of 83.4 km, the US Geological Survey reported.

So far, there have be…

National Statistics Center Organizes Workshop on SEEA-Water

Doha: The National Statistics Center, in cooperation with the Statistical Centre for the Cooperation Council for the Arab Countries of the Gulf (GCC-Stat), is organizing a workshop on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounts for Water (SEEA-Water…

10 ISIS Members Arrested Southern Turkiye

Turkish security team has arrested ten individuals affiliated with ISIS in Hatay Province southern Turkiye.

Hatay issued a statement indicating that security teams from the Iskenderun Directorate raided ten sites to detain the wanted individuals as p…

Russian Defense Downs 61 Ukrainian Drones, 9 Missiles

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced Sunday that 9 Ukrainian missiles and one drone were shot down over the Crimea, in addition to three drones over the Belgorod, and 57 drones over the Krasnodar.

A statement issued by the ministry said that att…