• Arab News

    Saudi king leaves for Egypt on official visit

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman left for Egypt on Saturday on an official visit, during which he will attend the EU-Arab Summit, the Saudi Press Agency reported.   The king will head the Saudi delegation at the summit, which is due to be held in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.  The visit is a response to an invitation from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who will host the two-day summit that will discuss topics such as security, trade, development and migration.  Ways to strengthen Saudi-Egyptian ties will be discussed during the king's visit. 

  • Emirates24|7

    Arabian Caracal sighted in Abu Dhabi for first time in 35 years

    The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, the largest environmental regulator in the Middle East, has recorded the sighting of the Arabian Caracal (Caracal schmitzi) on Jebel Hafeet National Park in Al Ain earlier this month. The medium-sized, sand-coloured cat with characteristically elongated, tufted black ears was last seen in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in 1984. Footage of the Caracal, called Al Washaq in Arabic, was captured on a remote camera from a network of over 45 cameras operated by EAD as part of its long-term monitoring programme of important and threatened species within critical habitats and protected areas across Abu Dhabi. While the Caracal is generally considered to be nocturnal

  • Arab News

    What China served at lunch in honor of the Saudi Crown Prince

    MILAN: On a frosty day in Milan, US-Palestinian model Bella Hadid caused the crowd to hold their smartphones a little higher when she took to the runway at Roberto Cavalli's Fall/Winter 2019 show during Milan Fashion Week. The show, which kicked off to thumping music at close to 1pm local time on Saturday, took place in a white tent in the unassuming Giardini Indro Montanelli park, a 20-minute walk from the fashion capital's central hub. Fans of the flamboyant label, headed by designer Paul Surridge, should prepare themselves for a little less animal print than usual in the label's latest outing. The tired leopard print has been retired in favor of a slinky snakeskin, zebra print and fresh take on camouflage print - in a palette of blue, teal and crystal white.

  • Emirates24|7

    Spotted: Esha Gupta, Shah Rukh Khan, Suhana Khan...

    Esha Gupta Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan with Suhana Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Rajput Kapoor Kajol and her son at Total Dhamaal Kalki Koechlin Deepika Padukone goes to the salon with her mother Ujjala Padukone. Katrina Kaif and sister Isabelle Kaif Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora Tiger Shroff Sara Ali Khan Aditi Rao Hydari Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon Anushka Sharma Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra Deepika Padukone Salman Khan Arjun Kapoor Sonakshi Sinha Sonakshi Sinha at her manager's wedding Kareena Kapoor Pooja Hegde  Vidya Balan Karisma Kapoor Jacqueline Fernandez Aishwarya Rai Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu and Neha Dhupia Taimur Ali Khan spotted horse riding. Janhvi Kapoor Karan Johar

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes: Gaza ministry

    A Palestinian teenager was killed on Friday by Israeli fire during clashes along the Gaza border, the Hamas-run health ministry in the enclave said. Yussef al-Daya, 14, was hit in the chest to the east of Gaza City, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qodra said. Palestinian protesters holding national flags walk past burning tires during a demonstration near the fence along the border with Israel, east of Gaza City, on February 22, 2019. (AFP) In Jerusalem, earlier in the afternoon prayers at the compound of Al-Aqsa mosque passed off peacefully on Friday despite a week of tension over access to a corner of the compound. Israeli police had increased their presence over concerns of violence as thousands

  • Emirates24|7

    Duchess Meghan 'flies home on Clooneys' $43m private jet'

    The Duchess of Sussex reportedly got flown home on a $43 million private jet arranged by a-lister friends George and Amal Clooney. Meghan - who is expecting her first child with husband Prince Harry - has just spent five nights in New York City celebrating her baby shower, and her famous friends are said to have picked up the $125,000 bill for the swanky return flight. According to the MailOnline, the Gulfstream G450 jet is owned by a US company which shares a name with a firm registered to the same Los Angeles address as two of George's film companies. Meghan returned to the UK early on Thursday morning (21.02.19) after a $250,000 round trip, which saw her land back at Farnborough Airport, Hampshire.

  • Al Jazeera

    Philippines foreign minister under fire over Nazi comments

    The Philippines's top diplomat has defended his comments on Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler's massacre of Jews as "historical fact", amid brewing diplomatic tension between Manila and Berlin. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr wrote on social media on Saturday that President Rodrigo Duterte's previous comparison of his deadly war on drugs to the Nazi leader's killing of millions of Jews during the Holocaust "is a metaphor". "The killing of 6MJews, 20MRussians & innocents like Anne Frank in WW2 is historical fact," Locsin added in the Twitter post.