• Egypt Independent

    Qatar's emir heads to Turkey for talks with Erdogan

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar’s emir headed to Turkey on Wednesday for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan who is dealing with a collapse of the lira currency and deteriorating relations with the United States. Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Erdogan are expected to discuss “means of strengthening the existing strategic cooperation between the two countries in various fields”, the state news agency QNA reported. Turkey and Qatar have traditionally maintained good ties and Ankara stood by Doha after Saudi Arabia and other Arab states severed diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar last year, accusing it of financing terrorism, a charge Doha denies. Turkey, which has a military base in Qatar,

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Trump to sanction Iranian ship for facilitating terror strikes in Red Sea

    The Trump administration will take action against an Iranian ship that has been stationed at a key choke point in the Red Sea for months and is believed to be providing significant military and logistic aid to the Houthi militias Yemen. Washington Free Beacon website quoted on Tuesday US officials and military experts familiar with the situation as saying that the ship which is identified as “Saviz” is an Iranian ship believed to be masked as a cargo vessel has been identified as the “mother ship” stationed in the Red Sea providing targeting information for Houthi anti-ship attacks, which have increased in recent months, including a late July attack by Iranian-backed rebels on a Saudi oil tanker.

  • Emirates24|7

    Nick Jonas to take family to India to meet fiancee's parents

    Nick Jonas has decided to take his close family across to India to meet his fiancee Priyanka Chopra's relatives ahead of their wedding. The 25-year-old pop star only proposed to the 'Baywatch' actress last month following just two months of official dating, but he's wasting no time merging the two families ahead of their romantic nuptials as he's taking his loved ones to the brunette beauty's home country for a "get together" with her mother Madhu and brother Siddharth. A source told PEOPLE.com: "He and his family are going to India to meet her family." This isn't the first time Nick has flown over to India to meet the 36-year-old star's relatives as the pair jetted over there in June to attend

  • CNN

    She was left tied to a bed while her husband killed 26 people. But she says she'll always love him.

    Adopted when she was four years old, Danielle Kelley was prone to cutting herself. She had been abused -- including being scalded with hot water -- before adoption, and a male relative sexually abused her after she was adopted. She tried to kill herself during her senior year of high school, she told the newspaper. Devin Kelley had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and confided in her that he had been bullied as a child. Classmates thought he was "creepy," but she didn't see him that way. Danielle Kelley says her life with Devin Kelley was tumultuous. "We had no secrets," Danielle Kelley said. "He only ever kept one from me." Devin Kelley joined the military in 2010, the year after graduating

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Turkey ‘frustrated with Qatar silence’ amid US sanctions imposed on Ankara

    A state of frustration is currently permeating Turkish society due to the “silence of Qatar” regarding the crisis that hit Turkey’s economy as a result of US sanctions against Ankara, Turkish daily newspaper Takvim reported. In a report published on Tuesday, the newspaper said that instead of supporting Ankara, Qatar has chosen to remain silent about what is happening in Turkey, although the latter was quick to support the Doha during the Arab Quartet’s boycott.

  • CNN

    Mystery surrounds Indian man who spent 36 years in Pakistan jail

    "He went missing in 1982. He just left the home and did not come back," said Mukesh Sharma, Gajanand's 48-year-old son, who was 12 years old when his father disappeared. The family eventually got in touch with Ramcharan Bohra, a member of the Indian Parliament, who reached out to senior officials in the government in an attempt to locate Gajanand and bring him home. Bohra was able to get hold of V.K. Singh, a junior foreign minister in Modi's government who set the ball rolling for Gajanand's repatriation. "We don't know how both sides did not know that he was in prison for the past 36 years," Bohra said. Indian officials help Gajanand Sharma cross over the India-Pakistan Wagah Border Post on

  • cairoscene.com

    Mo Salah Could Be in Hot Water with UK Police

    In a spot of shameful news this fine Tuesday evening, Liverpool legend and all-round Egyptian role model, Mohamed Salah has been caught on video talking on the phone while driving, a heinous offense in most of the modern world (even here in Egypt, surprisingly). The video was taken by fans mobbing our golden (foot) boy, and then later referred to police by Liverpool, supposedly after a 4-0 match between the latter and West Ham United. It was then later shared by BBC North West via Twitter, going viral almost instantaneously (we wonder why). The king might just get six points tacked onto his license, and may have to pay a fine of GBP 200. There’s no two ways about it; what Liverpool did was completely