• english.alarabiya.net

    ANALYSIS: The disaster of drought and water shortage crisis in Iran

    Iran is currently suffering from shortage and lack of water and certain policies have been put in place by the Iranian government that put the country in the current situation. 1- One of the causes of water scarcity in southern Iran and the rest of the country is because of extensive and generally non-scientific dam building by Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). 2- One example is the Gotvand Dam in Khuzestan.

  • emirates247.com

    Nick Jonas 'definitely' wants kids

    Nick Jonas "definitely wants to be a father" in the future, after tying the knot with Priyanka Chopra earlier this month. The 26-year-old musician tied the knot with 'Quantico' actress Priyanka Chopra earlier this month, and has now hinted there could be children on the way in the near future, as he's keen to start a family. Speaking to Spotify's 'The Rewind with Guy Raz' in an interview which was posted on Thursday, the 'Jealous' hitmaker said: "I definitely want to be a father someday. I think that's a real dream, and I think I have had to grow up pretty quick. With that, you could look at it two ways, you could say that was unfair, or you could say it has given me some real perspective at

  • Al Jazeera

    How do Arabs scream in Arabic?

    "We have the tape," US President Donald Trump finally admitted that there is a tape-recording of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi - but then he immediately added: "I don't want to hear the tape, no reason for me to hear the tape." When he was asked why, he said: "Because it's a suffering tape, it's a terrible tape. I've been fully briefed on it. There's no reason for me to hear it."  He elaborated further: "I know everything that went on in the tape without having to hear it ... It was very violent, very vicious and terrible." It was good to see the man who had no qualms about dropping "the mother of all bombs" (MOAB) on Afghanistan or arming Saudi Arabia to the teeth to slaughter Yemenis had suddenly

  • emirates247.com

    Beyonce! Hillary! Priyanka! India's biggest wedding: Isha Ambani

    In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all. The bride, Isha Ambani, is the Ivy League-educated daughter of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, thought to be India’s richest man. Forbes estimates his net worth at over $43 billion. The groom, Anand Piramal, is the relative pauper. His father, industrialist Ajay Piramal, is thought to be worth $10 billion. Ambani's sons Anan (left) and Akash (right) ride on horses during the wedding of their sister Isha. Chairman Mukesh Ambani (center left) walks with his brother Anil Ambani during the wedding of his daughter Isha. Indian Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan (right)

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    Saudi Arabia announces creation of entity for Red Sea, Gulf of Aden countries

    Saudi Arabia announced an agreement to create an entity of countries along the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. The Red Sea entity is an initiative by King Salman in order to achieve stability in the region.

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    Report: Trump’s son-in-law Kushner possible next chief of staff

    Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s next chief of staff, US media said Thursday. Kushner, an influential White House adviser and husband of Trump’s daughter Ivanka, met with the Republican leader to discuss the job, according to the Huffington Post, which first reported the story. “I am not aware that he is under consideration but, as I think all of us here would recognize, he would be great in any role that the president chooses to put him in,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said of the news, which was also reported by CBS.

  • Egypt Independent

    OPEC exit frees Qatar from US legal concerns

    DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) - Even before taking over Qatar’s energy policy in a government reshuffle last month, Qatar Petroleum (QP) CEO Saad al-Kaabi had long wanted the Gulf state to leave OPEC. Kaabi was concerned OPEC membership could be a stumbling block for QP’s ambitions in the United States, where it has one of the world’s biggest LNG terminals, and a distraction as Doha doubles down on gas production, three industry sources said. Proposed US legislation known as NOPEC (No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act) could expose members of the oil exporters club to antitrust lawsuits, a risk for QP at a time it is planning to invest billions more in the United States. The sources said Qatar’s