Gulf Air Exposed to Data Breach, ‘Vital Operations Not Affected’

[ad_1] CAIRO (Reuters) – Gulf Air said its data was breached on Friday but its operations and vital systems were not affected, Bahrain’s news agency BNA reported on Saturday. The agency quoted the company as saying that “as a result of this illegal breach some information from the company’s email system and customers’ database could … Read more

Bahrain Seeks to Balance Anger Over Gaza With Ties to Israel, US

[ad_1] MANAMA (Reuters) – Bahrain has been walking a political tightrope since war erupted in Gaza as it seeks to ease public fury at a conflict that has killed thousands of Palestinians while preserving a deal with Israel that brought the Gulf state closer to the United States. For tiny Bahrain, home to the U.S. … Read more

Israeli Tanks Reported Near Hospital in Embattled North Gaza

[ad_1] By Clauda Tanios and James Mackenzie GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli tanks were positioned around a hospital complex in north Gaza where 12 Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded, the enclave’s health ministry said on Monday as fighting raged on amid indications of an impending pause in hostilities. There was no immediate confirmation from the … Read more

Israeli Set to Widen Hamas Offensive After Air Strikes Kill Dozens

[ad_1] By Nidal al-Mughrabi and James Mackenzie KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel prepared on Sunday to expand its offensive against Hamas militants to southern Gaza after air strikes killed dozens of Palestinians, including civilians reported to be sheltering at two schools. After earlier in the week dropping leaflets, Israel on Saturday again warned civilians … Read more

Jordan Minister Doubts Israel Can Wipe Out Hamas

[ad_1] MANAMA (Reuters) – Jordan’s foreign minister said on Saturday that he did not understand how Israel’s goal of obliterating the Palestinian militant group Hamas it is fighting in Gaza could be achieved. “Israel says it wants to wipe out Hamas. There’s a lot of military people here, I just don’t understand how this objective … Read more

UK Minister Tariq Ahmad to Meet Middle East Counterparts in Bahrain, Qatar

[ad_1] (Reuters) – British Minister of State for the Middle East Tariq Ahmad will travel to Bahrain and Qatar for talks on the crisis in Israel and Gaza, the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) said in a statement on Saturday. The minister will also meet with his Middle East counterparts, including the … Read more