• english.alarabiya.net

    Iran threatens UAE after tweet by Emirati writer on Ahwaz attack

    Iran on Sunday summoned the top diplomat of the United Arab Emirates over a tweet attributed to a UAE writer on the weekend’s attack on an Iranian military parade in Ahwaz province. The Emirati charge d’affaires was summoned to the foreign ministry over what Iran is considering as “blatant support” for Saturday’s attack in the city of Ahwaz that killed 29 people, said the ministry’s spokesman Bahram Ghasemi.

  • Gulf News

    Caught on camera: Prince Harry sneaks a samosa

    Dubai: Social media users are calling Prince Harry a “thief”. Why? Because he stole a samosa. In a video that went viral, Prince Harry was seen at an event being “naughty” -  he took some food and hid it behind his back. He made his way to a group of people and noticed a camera to his right. Realising he had been “caught red-handed” by the press, he laughed and smiled like “a schoolboy”. The video was originally posted on Twitter by the British television network, ITV on the @itvnews Twitter account on September 20. It has been viewed more than 40,000 times and was shared by many. Tweep @hopesdesire sided with Prince Harry and said: “Man’s gotta eat!” The video shows him trying hard to hide the

  • BBC News

    'He walked me home then raped me'

    Where do you turn for help if you're sexually assaulted at university? After she was raped by a fellow student, former University of Bristol undergraduate Hannah Price felt she didn't get the support she needed. Hannah eventually spoke up about what happened, but only after she graduated. She set up a campaign group, Revolt Against Sexual Assault, to use her story to encourage universities to strengthen their support for victims of sexual assaults. You can see more on this on BBC Inside Out West on BBC One on Monday at 7.30pm.

  • Arab News

    FaceOf: Weam Al-Dakheel, Saudi Broadcasting Authority operations manager for TV

    DUBAI: The celebratory mood to mark Saudi Arabia’s 88th National Day has reached as far as New York, with Nasdaq displaying images of the Kingdom’s rulers at its tower on Times Square in New York while Dubai carrier Emirates is pulling out all the stops to join in the festivities. The Dubai airline operated a special one-off A380 service, known as EK 813 and EK 814, on Sunday to the capital city of Riyadh, touching down at King Khalid International Airport at 3:30pm. The return flight was scheduled to depart at 6:50pm. A YouTube video from Emirates also showed crew handing out scarves embroidered with the countries’ flags, as well as white roses, to passengers while boarding the A380 aircraft.

  • Gulf News

    Is the family divided? RSS raps BJP on the knuckles as election year nears

    Mohan Bhagwat, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo quoted the Indian Constitution, saying he and his controversial Parivar (family) fully embrace the ideals of the Indian republic. He stressed:  “No Hindu rashtra (nation) would be possible without Muslims.” He categorically said he was for a “yukt” (inclusive India), publicly showcasing his opposition to the duo of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah - the former being the Indian Prime Minister and the latter president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) This was the second serial snub to Amit Shah, whose war cry “Congress mukt Bharat” (India free of the Congress), the head of the saffron family disowned publicly. Worse Modi drew censure

  • Gulf News

    Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas attend the Ambani engagement

    Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Anil Kapoor are some of the big celebrity names that are attending a three-day party at Lake Como, Italy, to celebrate Isha Ambani’s engagement to Anand Piramal, executive director of Piramal Enterprises. The daughter of Indian business magnate Mukesh and Nita Ambani, celebrations for 26-year-old Isha’s upcoming nuptials have been underway since her fiance popped the question earlier this year at a temple in Mahabaleshwar, a hilly district outside Mumbai. The festivities kicked off on September 21 with Chopra and her fiance Jonas emerging as the first celebrity guests, turning up in designer Manish Malhotra’s signature collection. Chopra looked elegant in a beige-coloured

  • BBC News

    Iran fumes at 'bully' US after attack

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has fiercely criticised the US following a deadly attack on a military parade. Gunmen opened fire at Revolutionary Guard troops in the south-western city of Ahvaz on Saturday, in an attack claimed by both an anti-government Arab group, and Islamic State militants. Mr Rouhani said the "bully" US and the Gulf states it backed had enabled the attack. The US has denied this and says it condemns "any terrorist attack". Mr Rouhani will face Donald Trump at the UN General Assembly this week. Saturday's attack killed 25 people, including 12 soldiers, civilians watching the parade, and a four-year-old girl. Ahvaz National Resistance, an umbrella group that claims to defend