• Emirates 24|7

    Nick Jonas to meet Priyanka Chopra's mum on India trip

    Nick Jonas is reportedly set to meet his rumoured girlfriend Priyanka Chopra's mother during a trip to India with the 'Quantico' actress. The 25-year-old musician is said to have jetted to India with his rumoured girlfriend, and it appears thinks are heating up as she plans to meet the 'Quantico' star's mum Madhu during the visit. A source added to PEOPLE magazine: "They're very happy. It's getting serious." The new report comes after Nick took Priyanka to his cousin's wedding earlier this month, with sources recently claiming the new couple are head over heels for one another. Another insider previously told the publication: "It's a huge deal that Nick brought Priyanka to his cousin's wedding.

  • Al Jazeera

    Why did Saudi Arabia lift the driving ban on women only now?

    But there is still one question on many people's mind: Why did King Salman agree to do this, and why now? So did King Salman or his son have suddenly become committed feminists or gender equality advocates? Or are there other reasons behind this move? Saudi patriarchy and women's complicity Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy. The king is the head of state, head of government, supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the Shura Council (the advisory council). State legislation is based on royal decrees and the royal family dominates almost every aspect of political and economic life in the country. This system has stripped Saudi women of the rights that most Muslim women elsewhere enjoy.

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    New Toyota Century, one of Japan's most luxurious cars, will cost $180,000

    The Toyota Century, a car of choice for Japan's elites, just received a rare redesign. The newest generation of the Century is the third in the car's roughly 50-year history, and the first major update to the car in 21 years, Toyota said this week. The latest version will run buyers 19,600,000 yen, or about $178,000. The Century is a chauffeur model comparable to the Rolls-Royce or Mercedes-Maybach, meaning it's designed more for the comfort of back seat passengers than the joy of the driver. The third-generation Century is designed to put added emphasis on the opulent backseat, Toyota said. By giving the roof of the car a more vertical drop off in the back, increasing head room for the backseat

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi missiles fired over Riyadh

    Saudi air defenses said they have intercept a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militias over Riyadh. Last Update: Monday, 25 June 2018 KSA 01:31 - GMT 22:31

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    Spanish football star Puyol says Iran barred him from TV program

    The former captain of Spain’s national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair. Iranian officials have denied the claim. Puyol was invited to appear on a special World Cup 20118 sport program Wednesday during the Iran-Spain match alongside popular host Adel Ferdosipour.

  • CNN

    Chloe Dykstra speaks out after Chris Hardwick denial

    The actress described him as someone who "grew from a mildly successful podcaster to a powerhouse CEO of his own company." She also said he blacklisted her in the industry. Fans pieced together the details and quickly figured out that she was talking about Hardwick, 46. In a statement, Hardwick, who dated Dykstra from 2011 to 2014, said their relationship was "not perfect -- we were ultimately not a good match," but he denied ever sexually assaulting her. "I'm devastated to read that she is now accusing me of conduct that did not occur," he said. "l was blindsided by her post and always wanted the best for her. As a husband, a son, and future father, I do not condone any kind of mistreatment

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Iranian General nicknamed ‘TOW missiles trainer’ killed in Syria

    Iranian media have reported on Saturday the killing of Brigadier General Shahrokh Dayeepour, one of the Iranian field commanders in Syrian Aleppo. FARS News Agency reported that the General who fought in the Iranian-Iraqi war in the late eighties was killed early Friday in the Syrian town of Albu Kamal in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, without giving further details. According to FARS, the Iranian General was an expert in using and training on “TOW missiles” and anti-armored missiles, and used to train Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia over the past years. Along with him,  15 others were also killed, mostly from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the Basij forces.