• Massive support for KSA campaign to save Yemen

    Five Gulf states said Thursday that they will protect Yemen’s embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi against Shiite rebels. Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby declared his full support for the airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will lead the…

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      • Two jailed for intoxicating and raping worker in Dubai

        Victim claimed defendants spiked his refreshment with alcohol, then had sex with him Two workers have been jailed for three years each for forcing another man to have sex with them, consecutively, against his will. The Pakistani workers, 24-year-old

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        • Mannequins by designer Ralph Pucci fill NYC exhibition

          A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City. The Museum of Arts and Design says "The Art of the Mannequin" is the first museum show to survey the form of the mannequin. Pucci's mannequins are a reflection of the cultural trends of the past 30 years.

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          • Former Olympic swimming champ Park apologizes for doping ban

            A tearful former Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, offered an impassioned public apology Friday, four days after receiving an 18-month ban for failing a doping test. Park, who won South Korea's only ever swimming gold in the 400 meters freestyle at the 2008 Beijing Games, was…

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            • Priyanka Chopra: Sick and all alone

              By Shaheen Irani, Glamsham Editorial Priyanka Chopra, who is currently shooting for a TV episode in the New York City, has fallen sick and she also feels lonely in the big city.She took to a micro-blogging site and wrote, "So it finally caught up..

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              • Sarah Geronimo to Matteo: ‘Seek God’ no matter what, ‘I love you’

                Singer-actress Sarah Geronimo made her actor boyfriend Matteo Guidecelli cry on stage after surprising him with a performance, a heart-felt message and a kiss on the cheek during his 26th birthday celebration in Makati on Thursday. In a series of videos posted on Yes! Magzine’s Facebook page, Sarah…

                INQUIRER.net
                • King Salman holds phone talks with regional leaders

                  CUSTODIAN of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman made a series of phone calls to regional leaders amid an ongoing military campaign against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency reported. King Salman made the phone calls to Egyptian President Abdul Fatah El-Sisi, the king of…

                  Saudi Gazette
                  • Mechanic jailed for groping girl at mall in Dubai

                    A mechanic, who groped a girl while she was watching an entertainment show at a mall in Dubai, has been jailed for six months. The 55-year-old Pakistani mechanic molested the Egyptian girl [whose age remained undisclosed] when she was present with her parents at the mall in February. The Dubai…

                    Gulf News
                    • Cash-strapped Russia is drastically cutting its planned fleet of 5th-generation fighter jets

                      Russia previously had plans to produce 52 fifth-generation T-50 fighters by 2020. The Kremlin will now only procure 12 of the new jets. The 4+ generation fighters are aircraft like the Russian Su-30 and Su-34 which generally feature radar and avionics upgrades over older models.

                      Business Insider
                      • Bollywood Celebs Bat For Anushka Sharma After India?s Defeat In Semi-Finals

                        Ever since India lost to Australia in the World Cup semi-finals, jokes targeting Virat Kohli’s girlfriend Anushka Sharma have been going viral and it seems that this has not gone down well with Bollywood celebs, who took to Twitter to stand by her and lambast all those blaming Sharma for India’s…

                        Movie Talkies
                        • Bill Clinton's 'flaws' the subject of off-Broadway musical

                          The Clintons are going back to the White House this spring — onstage, that is. "Clinton the Musical," the brainchild of two Australian brothers, makes its off-Broadway debut in April with a hysterical premise and a gentle look back at the '90s. "The thing that endeared Bill Clinton and continues to…

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                          • Roach: Mayweather got beat up in sparring

                            It looks like rumors of Floyd Mayweather Jr. getting beat up in sparring is true. Just ask Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach. Roach, trainer of eight division World Champion Manny Pacquiao, told reporters in the US that a Mexican friend of his told him that the undefeated Mayweather is having…

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                            • Syrian army turns to women on Damascus front lines

                              Perched on a makeshift bench taking turns with a sniper rifle, the Syrian army's top markswomen await their "prey" on the front line in east Damascus. Sergeant Rim, 20, and Chief Sergeant Samar, 21, belong to the First Women's Commando Brigade of the Republican Guard, an elite unit stationed on…

                              AFP
                              • Behold! The Mercedes-Benz pickup truck!

                                Mercedes-Benz is building a pickup truck! Yes, the purveyor of some of the world's finest luxury cars is jumping headfirst into the ultra-competitive pickup market. The Mercedes entry into the fray will be a mid-size truck, something on the scale of General Motors' Chevrolet Colorado/GMC Canyon.…

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                                • Deepika Padukone's Interview On Depression Has Created A Buzz On Social Media

                                  Deepika Padukone recently took up the cause of spreading mental awareness. Deepika admitted that she underwent depression last year and after a lot of support, understanding from her family and guidance of doctors she overcame it. The audiences applauded Deepika's courage and the show was widely…

                                  Movie Talkies
                                  • Complex US-Iran ties at heart of complicated Mideast policy

                                    In Syria, the United States arms insurgents seeking to oust the Iran-backed government. In Lebanon, the Palestinian territories and elsewhere, Iran supports militant groups determined to end Israel's existence.

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                                    • Syria trio's London school linked to more girls trying to join IS

                                      A group of London teenage girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same school as three others who are thought to have gone to Syria, the High Court has heard. Last week High Court judge Anthony Hayden barred five teenage girls from going overseas due to concerns they too would flee to Syria…

                                      AFP
                                      • Saudis led from the front: Ahmad Assiri

                                        The goals of Phase I of the operations were achieved through air supremacy, said Brig. Gen. Ahmad Assiri, consultant at the minister of defense’s office. Assiri said the operation timed with a number of armed terrorist groups making their way toward the southern border of the Kingdom with Yemen.…

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