• Gulf News

    Airlines cut UAE fares to as low as Dh185

    Dubai: Airlines have again slashed their fares and this time, travellers from UAE can score tickets to select destinations for as low as Dh185 or just a little over Dh2,000. Carriers catering to the UAE market, such as Air Arabia, Emirates and flydubai, have just announced discounted fares that are up for grabs for a very limited time. The  budget fares apply to trips to Georgia, Armenia and India, and to other select cities in Europe , the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The latest price cuts are in a bid to stimulate air travel demand during the lean season. According to an industry source, airlines tend to lower their fares in September and early October, when fewer UAE residents fly out.

  • BBC News

    Israel blames Syria for Russian deaths

    Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed "irresponsible" Israeli actions, but President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday it was "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances". Russia is supporting President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war. What has Israel said? In a rare statement detailing its operations over Syria, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said: "Israel expresses sorrow for

  • Gulf News

    100,000-year-old archeology site discovered in Riyadh

    Dubai: Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have uncovered a 100,000-year-old site in the mountain range south of Riyadh dating back to the Paleolithic period. The joint Saudi-French mission was carried out at archaeological sites under the supervision of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, which included field surveys at the hills surrounding the Al Kharj Mountains, part of the hills overlooking the Mawan valley, Ein Farzane and the hills overlooking the town of Al Shadidah. This is the first time that sites from the Paleolithic period were discovered in Al Kharj as well as sites that originated from the Upper Paleolithic period, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Paleolithic

  • Emirates24|7

    Spotted: Shahid Kapoor, Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma...

    Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Sussanne Khan Abhishek picks-up Aishwarya and Aaradhya at the airport. Shahid Kapoor Jahnvi Kapoor and Manish Malhotra Tiger Shroff performs a stunt at the launch of innerwear brand. Saif Ali Khan and son Taimur spotted in their building compound. Gauri Khan Priyanka Chopra Photo: Instagram\ Kareena Kapoor at Mehboob Studios Shah Rukh Khan and daughter Suhana Mouni Roy Kangana Ranaut spotted with sister Rangoli Chandel, her husband Ajay Chandel and son Prithviraj. Tushar Kalia, Varun Dhawan, Madhuri Dixit, Anushka Sharma and Shashank Khaitan on the set of COLORS Dance Deewane. Deepika Padukone graces Ficci Flo event in New Delhi.

  • CNN

    Over 100 dead and missing in Philippines

    Rescue operations are underway in the Philippines as 49 people remain missing after Super Typhoon Mangkhut triggered a massive landslide in the country's north, destroying hundreds of homes. CNN's Alex Field reports.

  • BBC News

    In pictures: Stars arrive for the Emmys

    The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Monday night. Game of Thrones leads this year's nominations with 22, while Saturday Night Live and The Handmaid's Tale follow with 21 apiece. Because the Emmys have a total of 122 categories, the less high profile awards were given out last weekend at the Creative Arts Emmys, with 26 left to be awarded on Monday night. Here are some pictures from the red carpet as the stars gear up for the ceremony.

  • CNN

    New airline uniforms go for maximum glamour

    Celebrating 85 years of criss-crossing the world, the airline has revealed a chic new look for its flight attendants courtesy of Milan-based haute couturier Ettore Bilotta. British photographer Miles Aldridge shot the looks in iconic destinations in Istanbul. The red-and-gray-accented symbolize a fusing of Eastern and Western influences, in acknowledgment of Turkey's position on the map. Turkish Airlines has showcased its chic new uniforms. Haute couture cabin collections are becoming increasingly common. Earlier in the 2018, Delta Airlines upgraded its uniforms courtesy Zac Posen. A year earlier, China's Hainan Airlines premiered a fashionable range for its flight attendants at Paris Couture