• Entertainment
    Al Arabiya English

    Met Gala 2021: Top five best, most meaningful outfits on the Red Carpet

    In the New York politician’s Met Gala debut, Ocasio-Cortez talked to reporters about her outfit. According to CNN, she said: “When we talk about supporting working families and when we talk about having a fair tax code, oftentimes this conversation is happening among working and middle class people [on] the senate floor. I think it’s time we bring all classes into the conversation,” she added.

  • Science
    Al Arabiya English

    Snakes evolved from survivors of asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs

    All living snakes evolved from a handful of species that survived the giant asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs, the findings of a new study suggests. Researchers from the University of Bath say that this devastating extinction event that happened at the end of the Cretaceous period was a form of ‘creative destruction’ that allowed snakes to diversify into new niches, previously filled by their competitors.

  • Technology
    Egypt Independent

    Apple's iPhone 13 secret weapon is, surprisingly, its price

    And the company continues to offer iPhones at a wide range of price points to appeal to more customers, with or without any groundbreaking new features or design changes this year. Apple has become the king of the ‘good, better, best’ portfolio with a phone at every relevant price point, particularly given it typically keeps older models in its line-up for those that don’t want to pay four figures for the latest and greatest new devices,” said Ben Wood, chief analyst of market research firm CCS

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Iran president selects hardline cabinet to drive hard bargain with US

    Iran, emboldened by the messy US withdrawal from Afghanistan, is betting that its new hardline cabinet -- including Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani -- can force concessions in talks on Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. Bagheri, a hardline senior diplomat, was named on Tuesday to replace Abbas Araqchi, a seasoned pragmatist diplomat and chief negotiator in the negotiations that Tehran hopes will lead to a lifting of US sanctions.

  • Entertainment
    Al Arabiya English

    Cats have seven different personality and behavioral traits: Study

    After surveying feline behavior, a new study found that cats have seven personality and behavior traits. The research, conducted by the University of Helsinki, developed a comprehensive analysis for surveying feline behavior and used a dataset of more than 4,300 cats representing 26 different breed groups. Cats are some of the world’s most common pets, but many dog-lovers have deemed them less impressionable than canines.

  • Politics
    CNN

    Hawaii's famous Haiku Stairs will likely be removed

    Hawaii's famous Haiku Stairs, sometimes called the Stairway to Heaven, are likely to be removed next year following a Honolulu City Council meeting to discuss ongoing issues with the site. The stairs, whose 3,922 steps wind through a 2,800 foot mountain trail in Kaneohe, on the eastern side of Oahu, were originally built by the US Navy in the 1940s. The stairs reach a dramatic apex through the clouds and many locals consider the view to be the best in all of Hawaii.

  • Entertainment
    Al Arabiya English

    Madame Tussauds Dubai: Iconic wax museum to open doors Oct. 14

    The world-famous wax museum Madame Tussauds is gearing up to open its first ever GCC location in Dubai next month. Madame Tussauds has announced it will open to the public on October 14 in Bluewaters Island, next to Ain Dubai. The attraction - dedicated to giving millions of visitors the opportunity to mingle with the mighty from A-listers to music legends, heroes of sport, to infamous world leaders - is the first of its kind in the GCC, and the 25th such attraction globally, open in many of the