• Al Jazeera

    Lindsey Graham: US-Saudi ties can't move until MBS is dealt with

    Senator Lindsey Graham has said the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia cannot move forward until Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is "dealt with", without elaborating on what action he believes should be taken. Speaking in Ankara a day after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Graham said Congress will reintroduce sanctions against those involved in the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Last November, the CIA concluded that Prince Mohammed ordered the assassination of Khashoggi in Istanbul, a finding that contradicts Saudi government assertions that he was not involved. Khashoggi, a longtime royal insider who had become a critic of Prince Mohammed,

  • Emirates24|7

    Spotted: Katrina Kaif, Janhvi Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor...

    Sania Mirza Karisma Kapoor, Malaika and Amrita Arora Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal Ranveer Singh Janhvi Kapoor Mira Kapoor Taimur Ali Khan Katrina Kaif and sister Isabelle Kaif Malaika's son Arhaan Deepika Padukone at a book launch in Mumbai. Taimur Ali Khan visits Inaaya Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna and Bobby Deol spotted at Soho house. Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal Rohit Shetty and Katrina Kaif Jahnvi Kapoor Karan Johar Kareena Kapoor and Taimur (Instagram) Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra (Instagram) Esha Gupta poses for photographs during the launch of her new music video 'Get Dirty' in Mumbai. (AFP) Ihana Dhillon poses for photographs at the 2019 Global Film Tourism Conclave event

  • Egypt Independent

    Princess Fawzia to tie the knot on Saturday

    Princess Fawzia, daughter of King Ahmed Fouad II, is set to get married on Saturday, January 19 at the residence of her father in Geneva, Switzerland. She will marry a French electronic engineer working in Monaco. Sources close to the former royal family said the princess's wedding would be limited to family and close friends. On the first day of February 1982, in the state of Monaco on the northern Mediterranean Sea coast, the last granddaughter of King Farouk was born with beautiful features. Fawzia was the daughter of King Ahmed Fouad II from his French-Jewish wife Dominique-France Loeb Picard, known also as Princess Fadila of Egypt. She was named Fawzia after her grandfather's sister, Empress

  • CNN Style

    Vogue apologizes for misidentifying Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri

    Noor Tagouri shrieks in delight as she opens the latest issue of Vogue magazine to find a dazzling portrait of herself in head-to-toe Givenchy. "So cool," she exclaims. "Oh my god, I'm freaking out!" But the video, which was posted to the journalist and activist's Instagram account Thursday, then takes an unexpected turn. The camera zooms in on a photo caption misidentifying her as the Pakistani actress Noor Bukhari. In a caption accompanying the video, Tagouri expressed her dismay at the error. "I have been misrepresented and misidentified MULTIPLE times in media publications -- to the point of putting my life in danger," she wrote. "I never, EVER expected this from a publication I respect SO

  • Al Jazeera

    Iran state TV: US-born newscaster to appear in Washington court

    An American journalist working for Iran's state television channel Press TV, who was arrested in the United States, will appear in a court on Friday. Iran has called for the immediate release of TV anchor and documentary filmmaker Marzieh Hashemi, 59. Her employer, the English-language channel Press TV, said she was arrested on Sunday by the FBI at St Louis Lambert International Airport. The FBI has not commented on the case. "Marzieh Hashemi, detained by the FBI on unspecified charges, is due to appear in a Washington, DC, court on Friday," Press TV reported on Friday, without elaborating. Hashemi was taken into custody in St Louis, Missouri, where she had filmed a Black Lives Matter documentary

  • CNN Travel

    How pilots land when they can't see runway

    (CNN) - It's been a smooth flight, and you've spent it engrossed in a juicy novel on your tablet. You barely noticed the captain's announcement about a half-hour ago that "we'll be starting our descent into Vancouver in a few minutes," and that "there are low clouds around the airport." Next thing you know, the plane thumps onto the runway and begins to slow down. Looking out the window, about all you can see is the glow of the white, runway edge lights zipping past, shrouded in thick cloud. Just how did the pilots safely land in this pea-soup? Hands-off flight Based on the pilot's inputs, an autopilot calculates a path though the air, and it'll move an aircraft's control surfaces to fly straight

  • english.alarabiya.net

    FIFA's Infantino: Qatar cannot host 48 teams on its own in 2022

    Most football associations in the world back increasing the size of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams from 32, with some matches to be played in neighboring countries, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday. Infantino told a news conference the Qataris were open to the larger format. FIFA would make a decision no later than June, once a feasibility study is over, he said. FIFA voted in 2017 to increase the size of the tournament to 48 teams starting from 2026 but, since then, Infantino has been considering the possibility of bringing the change forward to 2022.