• Al Jazeera

    Who will join Washington's coalition against Tehran?

    A threat to the world.  That's how US President Donald Trump's administration is describing Iran's government. The State Department has announced plans to form an international coalition to counter what it calls Iran's destabilising influence. But it's not clear what shape this coalition will take or whether it involves any type of military component. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to give further details in his first foreign policy address on Monday. So, what will this mean for Iran and the region? Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom Guests: Mohamad Ansarifar - political analyst Hillary Mann Leverett - former US diplomat and negotiator with Iran Mahjoob Zweiri - professor of Middle East

  • BBC News

    Meghan reveals evening dress

    Meghan has chosen a lily white, silk crepe Stella McCartney halter-neck dress for the newlyweds' private party. The couple left Windsor Castle in a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero, for a reception hosted by Prince Charles at Frogmore House.Castle.

  • BBC News

    Royal wedding in pictures

    Union jacks, tiaras, horse-drawn carriages, and celebrity guests. It's the royal wedding in pictures... All pictures subject to copyright.

  • BBC News

    The joy of Sussex: What Harry and Meghan need to know

    While Prince Harry has spent enough time in the south-east of England to know a bit about Sussex, his American-born bride can be forgiven for being more in the dark. Now the Queen has made the royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the BBC has produced this invaluable county guide. It has its own dessert Not much looks lovelier than a bride on her wedding day, but this oozing, calorific number is pretty stiff competition even for Meghan. British stodge at its best, the Sussex pond pudding traditionally used an obscene amount of butter to create a melted "pond" of dairy gold when cut open. In the 1675 cookery book The Queen-like Closet, author Hannah Woolley describes a suet pastry case,

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    Nineteen dead as truck loaded with cement overturns in India

    Indian police said 19 laborers were killed Saturday when a truck overturned crushing the victims under cement sacks that fell from the vehicle as it toppled. Six others were injured in the accident which happened on a busy highway in western Gujarat state, the latest deadly crash on India's notoriously accident-prone roads. A police statement said "19 persons including 12 women, three teenagers and four men were killed when the truck coming from Pipavav Port overturned on the Ahmedabad-Dholera highway," AFP reported. It added that "All the deceased were laborers going to work in fields in Anand district.

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    Ariana Grande: 'It's the worst of humanity'

    Ariana Grande has spoken in detail for the first time about the Manchester Arena bomb attack last year. Speaking to Time, she said: "There are so many people who have suffered such loss and pain. The processing part is going to take forever." Last May, 22 people were killed and hundreds were injured in the bombing after Grande's concert at the city centre venue. The US singer described the bombing as "the absolute worst of humanity". 'Heavy on my heart' "Music is supposed to be the safest thing in the world," she told the magazine, for its Next Generation Leaders edition. "I think that's why it's still so heavy on my heart every single day. I wish there was more that I could fix." The attack

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    Saudi air defense forces intercept Houthi ballistic missile over Khamis Mushait

    Saudi air defense forces intercepted a Houthi ballistic missile targeting the city of Khamis Mushait south of the kingdom. Two missiles were fired by Houthi militias from inside Yemeni territories towards the southern borders of Saudi Arabia, where one missile was intercepted while the other landed at an unpopulated desert area in Khamis Mushait. Coalition Spokesperson Col. Turki al-Maliki said that one missile was intercepted at 18:14 pm local time while the other failed to target any populated areas of the city after landing at a desert area. This comes days after coalition forces spotted the Iranian-backed Houthi militia launching a ballistic missile in Yemen’s Saada towards Saudi Arabia on May 15.