• Politics
    Asharq AL-awsat

    Washington: Iran Smuggled Eyrlou to Sanaa to Expand Malign Influence

    The United States Department of State accused on Wednesday Iran of intending “to use Houthis to expand its malign influence” in the region, especially after Tehran's appointment of Hassan Eyrlou, a Revolutionary Guard leader, as ambassador to coup-held Sanaa. State Department Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a Twitter post that Iran smuggled Eyrlou, a Revolutionary Guard military advisor with links to the terrorist Hezbollah group in Lebanon, “under the guise of “ambassador” to the Houthi mil...

  • Entertainment
    CNN

    Kim Kardashian West's style evolution

    Kim Kardashian West has often used fashion as a tool to build her brand and global influence. We look back at how her style has changed over the years.

  • Lifestyle
    Egypt Independent

    Photographer helps laid-off expats bid goodbye to Dubai

    I remember thinking, a popular request even before COVID, expats would come and hire me to photograph them at landmarks as a keepsake,” Hainey said from the beach where she captures families’ final moments in Dubai. In the distance, the iconic sail profile of the Burj Al Arab hotel and Burj Khalifa, the tallest building on the planet, peeked through the light morning haze. If you’ve been living here for 15 years, you want something to remember it by.

  • Lifestyle
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: Wedding in Mexico results in 100 infected with COVID-19

    More than 100 people are believed to have been infected by the coronavirus at a wedding early this month in the northern Mexico border city of Mexicali, authorities said. About 300 people attended the Oct. 3 nuptials of a soap opera actor and the daughter of a businessman, Alonso Oscar Pérez Rico, the health secretary of Baja California state said Monday. Pérez Rico told local media that there were apparently no masks or temperature checks at the event and that the organizers also did not have permission to hold an event of that size during the pandemic. In some states in Mexico, knowingly infecting someone with a disease is a crime.

  • Health
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: UAE detects highest daily COVID-19 tally with 1,578 in just 24 hours

    The United Arab Emirates recorded 1,578 new cases of the novel coronavirus – its highest daily tally yet – which brings the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 120,710, the Ministry of Health and Prevention announced on Thursday. Last Update: Thursday, 22 October 2020 KSA 13:45 - GMT 10:45

  • Business
    Egypt Independent

    In Dubai, oil-rich UAE sees a new wonder: A coal power plant

    The construction of the $3.4 billion Hassyan plant in Dubai appears puzzling, as the United Arab Emirates hosts the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency. It’s also building the peninsula’s first nuclear power plant and endlessly promotes its vast solar-power plant named after Dubai’s ruler. Dubai has also set the lofty goal of having the world’s lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050 — something that would be impacted by burning coal.

  • Politics
    Egypt Independent

    Obama blasts Trump's tweets, track record in 2020 campaign trail debut

    With Joe and Kamala at the helm, you’re not going to have to think about the crazy things they said every day,” Obama said. And that’s worth a lot. You’re not going to have to argue about them every day.