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The UN Security Council held a session on the ruling by the International Court of Justice issuing provisional measures on Israel's war in Gaza, with the US saying that Israel has the right to self-defence as long as it acts within international law.

The US struck several projectiles, believed to be Houthi drones, that were preparing to launch from Yemen towards vessels in the Red Sea, according to news outlets that quoted defence officials.

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi have been sentenced to 14 years in prison after being convicted of selling state gifts.

Gulf citizens can apply to enter the UK under the Electronic Travel Authorisation, a visa-free process that paves the way for repeat visits under a single approval.

Updated: February 01, 2024, 6:56 AM