• english.alarabiya.net

    Iranian parliament labels entire US military as terrorist

    Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that labels all US military forces as terrorists, state TV reported, a day after Washington ratcheted up pressure on Tehran by announcing that no country would any longer be exempt from US sanctions if it continues to buy Iranian oil. The bill is a step further from the one last week, when lawmakers approved labeling just US troops in the Middle East as terrorists, in response to the US terrorism designation for Iran's Revolutionary Guards earlier this month.

  • Arabian Business

    Two Saudia crew members confirmed killed in Sri Lanka blasts

    Two crew members of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) have been confirmed dead after being caught up in the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka. In a statement, Saleh bin Nasser, director general of Saudia, said Ahmed Zain Jafari, cabin manager, and Hani Othman, steward, died as a result of the explosions which have claimed more than 300 lives. "Myself, the entire management team and all of the team members of Saudi Arabian Airlines are with very heavy hearts, filled with deep sorrow, as the airline confirms that two of its cabin crew members have passed away in the explosions," said Nasser in a tweet. "Each have a long tenure supporting the airline. These two gentlemen whole-heartedly served their country

  • Al Jazeera

    Iran's parliament approves bill labeling US army as 'terrorist'

    Iranian legislators on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill that labels all US military forces as "terrorist", a day after Washington ratcheted up pressure on Tehran by announcing that no country would any longer be exempt from US sanctions if it continues to buy Iranian oil. The bill is a step further from one last week that saw legislators approve labelling just US troops in the Middle East as "terrorist", which was a response to the US designation of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a "terrorist group" earlier this month. US President Donald Trump's administration re-imposed sanctions on Iran, including on its energy sector, in November last year after pulling out of the

  • Al Jazeera

    What's behind Sri Lanka Easter attacks?

    Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday turned into a scene of death and destruction. Churches and luxury hotels were targeted in at least eight coordinated blasts. Hundreds of people were killed, many as they attended Christian services. Police say the first six explosions happened in one wave, two more blasts came hours later. The bombings took place in the heart of the capital, Colombo, and in the cities of Negombo and Batticaloa A curfew was imposed and major social media networks blocked, including Facebook and WhatsApp. The attacks were the worst since the South Asian country's civil war ended in 2009. Sri Lanka's prime minister vowed to take action against those responsible. What does it mean for Sri

  • Emirates24|7

    KUWTK: Khloe Kardashian wanted to 'slap' Kourtney

    Khloe Kardashian wanted to "slap" her "selfish" sister Kourtney Kardashian in the face during a family vacation to Bali. The 'Revenge Body' host - who has 12-month-old True with ex-boyfriend Tristan Thompson - was left feeling furious when she stayed awake for their entire flight while her older sister slept, leaving Khloe to take care of her three children too, only for Kourtney to slam her for "complaining" too much. In a confessional on 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', which aired on Sunday, she said: "Kourtney is annoying. After speaking to their mother, Kris Jenner, on FaceTime, Khloe agreed to work things out with her 40-year-old sister so they went for a walk on the beach and she told Kourtney she felt it had become "hard to communicate with one another".

  • CNN

    25 of the most beautiful places around the world

    Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda Dense, lush and otherworldly, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is one of the last redoubts of the mountain gorilla. Over 400 call this UNESCO-protected national park home, with the chance for visitors to trek to and meet habituated groups. Its biodiversity extends far beyond its most famous inhabitants, however; 348 bird species and 220 butterfly species can be found within its 331-square-kilometer expanse. Samburu, Kenya Thanks to its relative inaccessibility, Samburu, in the heart of Kenya, is a haven for some of Africa's most beguiling wildlife. The grassland and acacia-dotted landscapes of its national reserve are home to the endangered reticulated giraffe and

  • Egypt Independent

    Salah is not happy at Liverpool and may leave by summer: French Report

    A french report has said that Egyptian football superstar Mohamed Salah is unhappy at Liverpool, with France's Telefoot reporting that the situation did not seem good for his stay in Liverpool and that he might try to leave by summer. Another report by Spanish newspaper Diario AS a few days ago pointed to a dispute between the player and his coach, Jurgen Klopp, after which Salah demanded to leave the team, though this was refuted by Salah's agent, Rami Abbas. The French website Le10Sport reported that the Reds are near contracting Ivory Coast star, French Lille winger Nicolas Pepe as an alternative for the Egyptian star if he decided to leave. Le10Sport said the Reds are currently leading the