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    Al Arabiya English

    Tributes to Lubna Mansour pour in following her murder in Sharjah

    Tributes have been pouring in for a Jordanian woman of Palestinian origin who was stabbed to death by her husband in Sharjah on Friday afternoon. The woman, identified on social media as Lubna Mansour, was stabbed several times in a parking lot near her residence in the United Arab Emirates’ city of Sharjah. Her husband was identified as the suspect and caught by Sharjah Police within two hours of the murder.

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    Al Jazeera

    Aliyah: WWE's Arab superstar fighting to make history

    The 27-year-old of Iraqi and Syrian origin stands out as one of the few Middle Eastern talents in World Wrestling Entertainment, and earlier this year became the first Arab woman to contest the main event in the company’s flagship show SmackDown, which has been running for more than 20 years. It feels surreal. This has been my biggest dream ever since I was a little girl,” she told Al Jazeera.

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    CNN

    Trans-Atlantic passenger jet lands safely after pilot dies

    The pilot of Continental Flight 61 died Thursday as the plane flew from Brussels, Belgium, to Newark, New Jersey, the Federal Aviation Administration and Continental Airlines said. Pilot Craig Lenell is shown with daughter Jennifer Lenell-Small, a former Continental employee. The 60-year-old Newark-based pilot died of "apparently of natural causes" about halfway through the flight, the airline said.

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    Al Arabiya English

    India's prime minister Modi meets UAE President Sheikh Mohamed

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, just weeks after a top official’s remarks about the Prophet Mohammed set off anger in the Gulf. Modi shared an embrace with UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who met the Indian leader at Abu Dhabi airport, according to a tweet by India’s foreign ministry spokesperson.

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    Al Jazeera

    What you need to know about the Iran-US nuclear talks in Qatar

    Tehran, Iran – Iran and the United States are expected to begin holding indirect nuclear talks in Qatar, with the European Union mediating between the two. The talks, set to start Tuesday, have renewed hopes for a diplomatic solution after earlier talks stalled in March. Here’s what you need to know about the talks, the outcome of which could be consequential for the Middle East region, and beyond.

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    Egypt Independent

    Presenter Shaima Gamal killed by judge husband, cornoner examines body

    The dead body of journalist and presenter Shaima Gamal, who was killed by her husband, had signs of blows to the head and suffocation in the neck, official sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm. The suspected husband is a judge and he is fugitive, said the source, adding that the second suspect in the case is detained pending investigation.

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    Egypt Independent

    Prince Charles accepted suitcase with 1 million euros from Qatari sheikh, Sunday Times reports

    CNN) – Clarence House said Prince Charles received charitable donations and the correct processes were followed regarding those donations after a British newspaper reported the Prince of Wales once accepted a suitcase containing €1 million ($1.05 million) in cash from a Qatari politician. According to the Sunday Times, the suitcase containing €1 million in cash was one of three lots of cash he personally received, totaling €3 million, from former Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin