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    UAE expat community show support to family after husband dies on Emirates flight

    The UAE’s expat community has come together in a time of need after a young British family residing in the country lost a husband and father onboard an Emirates Dubai-bound flight. The late man, a New Zealand resident, died on a flight from Christchurch to Dubai on March 18, reported The National. The family currently awaits autopsy results at a hotel in the emirate. Upon hearing the news, social media platforms buzzed calling for support to the young family.

  • Egypt Independent

    New evidence emerges implicating six girls involved in death of Mariam Moustafa: lawyer

    Mostafa Abou Hussein, lawyer of Egyptian national Mariam Moustafa, who was brutally attacked and killed by a group of young women in Nottingham city, UK, said that new evidence has emerged in the case, implicating a total of six girls involved in the assault. He explained that he accompanied British authorities to the scene of the incident, where they obtained 12 video clips from surveillance cameras of surrounding stores, which showed how the incident transpired. “On Saturday we obtained the camera footage of the attack, from the moment Mariam appears walking on the street to the moment the girls assaulted her,” he told Ahmed Moussa’s “Ala Masouleyety” program on the Sada Al-Balad channel. Abou

  • BBC News

    Trump congratulates Putin over election

    US President Donald Trump has spoken to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his electoral victory two days ago. He said they would meet in the "not too distant future" to discuss limiting a growing arms race, Ukraine and Syria. Mr Putin was re-elected by a landslide, with more than 76% of the vote, for a fourth six-year term. But there was no strong challenger, with the main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, barred from the race. European observers said that while the poll was conducted efficiently, there was a lack of genuine choice. Mr Trump said the arms race between the US and Russia was "getting out of control... but we will never allow anybody to have anything

  • BBC News

    Liz Hurley campaigns after nephew stabbed

    Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley said she will campaign to make streets safer after her nephew was stabbed in south-west London. Miles Hurley, 21, lost four pints of blood when he and a friend were attacked on 8 March, Hurley said. Police said the two victims were attacked by a group of men after a verbal dispute when they were in a minor car crash. Hurley said her nephew was still in "great pain" from his "shocking" wound. On Instagram this weekend, Hurley said: "Thank you to all who sent such kind messages following the news that my nephew @mileshurley1 was viciously stabbed last week. "His wound is shocking, he remains in great pain and he can hardly move." Hurley said her sister was an

  • Arabian Business

    Prince Alwaleed: how I spent my days during purge detention

    Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has revealed his typical day in the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh during his 83 days of detention as part of an anti-corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia. Alwaleed, who was the most prominent among hundreds of Saudi businessmen, government officials and princes who were swept up in November, also described the moment when he was caught up in the purge. In a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg Television, he denied he was mistreated during his detention, saying: “Doctors used to come twice a day. We had the best food service - best food, best everything." He added that all is forgiven after his three-month detention. "I am not a person who is going to say I forgive

  • BBC News

    Fifth Harmony to go their separate ways

    Fifth Harmony have announced they're going to be taking a break to focus on their solo careers. In a message to fans on Twitter, the band said they were going their separate ways "in order to stay authentic to ourselves and to you". "We're all very excited and grateful to be able to take this time to learn and grow creatively and really find our footing as individuals." They promised to bring their new experiences back to the band. The girl group haven't confirmed how long their break will be but assured fans their remaining shows in 2018 would still be going ahead. The four-piece band, who were put together on the US version of the X Factor, thanked their supporters, adding: "With you love and

  • Kuwait Times

    Turkish leader Erdogan calls on US to end Syria 'deception'

    Syria forces battle to secure Damascus ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday told the US to stop “deceiving” Turkey and start cooperation, after Washington said it was concerned by the Turkish-led offensive on the Syrian city of Afrin. Erdogan’s typically abrasive comments came after the US State Department reacted to the capture by Turkish forces of Afrin from Kurdish militia by sounding alarm over the fate of civilians and looting. “If we are strategic partners, you must respect us and you must work with us,” Erdogan told Turkey’s NATO ally during a speech to ruling party lawmakers in parliament. He said that the US had carried out “such a deception” against Turkey by arming the