• Egypt Independent

    Khashoggi murder: What we know about Saudi suspects

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on October 2 in his country’s consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was drugged and dismembered and his remains were then removed from the consulate, the Saudi public prosecutor’s office said on Thursday. Here is what we know about the Saudis accused of involvement in the murder that has provoked an international outcry. 21 suspects - A total of 21 people, all Saudi citizens, are in custody in connection with Khashoggi’s killing, the Saudi prosecutor’s office said, without identifying them. - Of the 21 suspects, 11 have been indicted while investigations continue into the others.

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Khalid bin Salman on WaPo claims: I never suggested Turkey trip to Khashoggi

    The Saudi ambassador to the United States, prince Khalid bin Salman, requested information from US government regarding claims by the Washington Post on a recent Khashoggi phone call, in a tweet on Friday.  Last Update: Saturday, 17 November 2018 KSA 03:32 - GMT 00:32

  • emirates247.com

    Priyanka Chopra’s mom confirms Jodhpur

    Madhu Chopra, Priyanka Chopra’s mother was spotted in the royal city of Jodhpur. It has been rumoured for quite a while that the Mehrangarh Fort and then later the Umaid Bhavan Palace was the location where Priyanka Chopra was to get married to Nick Jonas. Nick and Priyanka had gone there earlier to spend some time at a friend’s birthday party and then took time off to book the Umaid Bhavan palace as the location for their wedding which is slated to take place between November 30 and December 2. Confirming Jodhpur as the location, Madhu Chopra that the city of palaces was their top priority when it came to conducting the wedding than any far-off location in Europe or elsewhere in India. “This

  • emirates247.com

    2 Chilean tourists jailed to 2 years for killing Malaysian

    Two Chilean tourists accused of killing a man in Malaysia were sentenced to two years in prison Thursday after they pleaded guilty to a reduced charge not amounting to murder. Fernando Candia, 32, and Felipe Osiadacz, 28, were earlier charged with murdering 28-year-old Yusaini Ishak at a Kuala Lumpur hotel on Aug. 4 last year, less than 24 hours after arriving in Malaysia. They had pleaded not guilty to murder, which carries the death penalty, although the government has said it plans to abolish capital punishment. Their lawyer, Venkateswari Alagendra, said prosecutors offered a lesser charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The men decided to plead guilty to that after considering

  • emirates247.com

    Air stewardess solution for complainer

    An air stewardess came up with a hilarious solution when a man who wouldn't stop complaining. The flight attendant has gone viral for her clever response to a man who wouldn't stop moaning about the fact he didn't have a window seat during a long flight to Japan. After listening to the man complain for a while, the air hostess took action by sticking a piece of paper to the to the wall which had a window showing some clouds and the sea drawn on it. An image of the picture was shared online where it has since garnered over 7,800 shares and more than 15,000 likes.

  • Arab News

    Morocco railway has fastest journey time in Arab world

    TANGIERS: French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Morocco on Thursday to take part in the inauguration of a high-speed railway line that boasts the fastest journey times in Arab world. The French leader, who was invited by King Mohammed VI, will attend a grand ceremony at Tangiers' newly renovated train station, with heavy security measures put in place. The service between Tangiers and Casablanca, via the capital, will slash journey times between the North African country's economic hubs to just over two hours from nearly five. Trains will zoom along the newly laid tracks at up to 320 kilometers per hour (200 miles per hour). Morocco has heralded the project as a key step in modernising

  • Egypt Independent

    Do flu shots have side effects?

    People usually get the flu vaccine starting October to ward off the disease, but in some cases, it may be accompanied by some side effects that must be identified in advance. Many mistakenly believe that getting the flu vaccine will cause diseases immediately after the vaccine is taken, but this is a popular myth. On the Menshealth website, Professor Mandro Pikosz, a professor of biology at Johns Hopkins University, explains that the flu vaccine is a dead virus that consists only of half the virus, which is the part needed to trigger the immune response. He adds that the vaccine is injected into the arms, which is not where the flu hits the body, so there’s no possibility of getting flu as a