• Al Jazeera

    Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

    On Monday, Mike Pompeo is expected to chart a new course for the Trump administration's Iran policy after it pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal earlier this month. The new US secretary of state is likely to propose fresh talks with Iran for a more comprehensive agreement - in keeping with US President Donald Trump's stance - to replace the existing Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). That will mean including provisions in the deal to curb Iran's ballistic missile programme and mechanisms to force Iran to pull back support for its allies in the Middle East and disengage from the region's conflicts. But as far as the Islamic Republic is concerned, there is nothing to renegotiate. A large

  • CNN

    Royal family website notes Meghan's 'proud feminist' credentials

    For the evening reception, Meghan changed into a bespoke, lily-white Stella McCartney high-necked dress. She wore an emerald-cut aquamarine ring that once belonged to Harry's mother, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Harry switched into black tie after wearing military dress for the ceremony. All 600 guests were invited to an afternoon reception, hosted by the Queen at Windsor Castle's St. George's Hall. They heard Elton John -- who was a friend of the late Princess Diana and played at her funeral -- perform three songs, while Harry's best man, Prince William, acted as compere. Rather than a conventional sit-down meal, guests were served canapes featuring langoustines and asparagus and "bowl

  • Lifestyle

    Exercising during Ramadan? 4 healthy ways to keep fit while fasting

    Here are tips to keep you on track with your health and fitness goals during the holy month of Ramadan. Exercising while fasting can be counter-productive, causing stress hormones to rise, which can alter your mood, lower energy levels and slow your metabolism in the long run.

  • 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.

  • Al Jazeera

    Cuba plane crash: Black box found as 110 confirmed dead

    Cuba's worst aviation disaster in decades has killed 110 people, including five children, the country's transport minister confirmed. As two days of national mourning began on Saturday, Adel Yzquierdo said just three people had survived the crash, all of whom were critically injured and are receiving treatment at a hospital in Cuba's capital, Havana. The Boeing 737-201, on a domestic flight to the eastern city of Holguin,  crashed at 12:08pm on Friday (16:08 GMT), shortly after taking off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.  Yzquierdo said those on board Flight 972, operated by state airline Cubana de Aviacion, included 102 Cubans, three tourists, two foreign residents and six crew

  • Al Jazeera

    Saudi Arabia 'to release 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners'

    Saudi Arabia has agreed to release 1,000 Ethiopian nationals who have been in prison in the Gulf state for a variety of offences, Ethiopian state-affiliated media said. The decision was made after a request by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was in Riyadh on an official two-day visit that ended on Saturday, Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported on Saturday. Among the detainees were 100 women, the agency said, without disclosing what charges they were held on. The prisoners will be released on Sunday, the news agency added. Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopian nationals live in the Gulf region, mostly in Saudi Arabia.  Riyadh has not commented on the report. Officials in Riyadh are in

  • CNN

    Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro will play POTUS and FLOTUS

    (CNN)Jennifer Aniston is headed to the White House in an upcoming Netflix comedy film, and she's bringing her wife with her. The streaming network on Friday announced Aniston and comedian Tig Notaro will team up for a comedy called "First Ladies." Aniston will play the first female President of the United States and Notaro will play the First Lady.