Putin arrives in Saudi Arabia for rare foreign visit

The leaders are expected to discuss oil, Gaza and Ukraine

Israel and Hamas locked in fierce clashes in southern Gaza

Collapse of truce sparks renewed battles as Israeli forces target southern city of Khan Younis

How an Israeli teen’s dog helped during Hamas captivity

The 17-year-old kept her dog hidden when they were abducted and while they were held in tunnels

Israeli forces, Hamas in fierce fighting in southern Gaza as humanitarian concerns grow

Israel, Hamas in fierce fighting in Gaza as humanitarian concerns grow and medical supplies run very low.

COP28 pledge tackles conundrum of cooling down global warming

The undertaking by 60 countries will mark the world’s first collective focus on cooling-related emissions

Second stage of Israeli ground assault in Gaza starts in Khan Younis

Military welcomes feedback on keeping civilians safe, as long as Hamas is not spared

Fighting worsens in southern Gaza offensive

Hamas puts civilians in danger by operating from civilian areas, including in tunnels, which can only be destroyed by large bombs, Israel says

Pledges of funds to protect nature takes centre stage at COP28

Developing countries need hundreds of billions of dollars each year just to adapt to global warming, and need trillions more to shift to clean energy

Some Israeli hostages declared dead in absentia

The measure is designed to grant anxious relatives some closure

Dozens of Palestinians killed and wounded as Israeli forces clash with Hamas

Fighting is taking place across the Gaza Strip, the military says, as a ground offensive in the refugee-crowded south begins

COP28: UAE and Gates foundation pledge millions to combat climate health risks

Financing aims to ease burden of tropical diseases that are expected to worsen as the world warms

Israel expands offensive in southern Gaza as gun battles reported near Khan Younis

Bombardment and clashes in south despite calls from the US to limit harm to Palestinian civilians

Fighting resumes as Gaza truce expires

Israel intercepts rocket as explosions and gunfire reported in the north of the Palestinian enclave

COP28 starts with a small victory for poor nations

US, Japan, UAE among first to announce new contributions

US top diplomat says Israel-Hamas truce is producing results

We hope it can continue, says Antony Blinken after last-minute agreement extends ceasefire in Gaza

Israel and Hamas agree to extend truce for seventh day

Sixteen hostages held by Hamas freed on Wednesday in exchange for 30 Palestinian prisoners