• Kuwait Times

    Trump praises US military sales in talks with MBS

    WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince received an effusive welcome at the White House yesterday from US President Donald Trump, who hailed a “great friendship” with the kingdom and praised US defense sales to Saudi Arabia as a boost to American jobs In Oval Office talks, Trump and Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed an agreement last year for $200 billion worth of Saudi investments with the United States, including large purchases of US military equipment. Trump said the military sales contributed to the creation of 40,000 American jobs. The talks were part of the first visit by the prince to the United States since he became the heir apparent last June to succeed King Salman. Trump produced

  • CNN

    Lena Dunham on life after her hysterectomy: 'I have ups and downs'

    "I completely have ups and downs. I'm so lucky to have work that I love and an incredible community and friends and family. But yes, of course I do, because just that change in your body, that change in your hormones, that change in the ecosystem in your body is going to rock you and change you in ways you couldn't have imagined. I think it takes some time to stabilize." You've said you've frozen your eggs [to preserve fertility.] Do you feel the clock is ticking and that you need to do have a child now? "I'm still really recovering and my surgery was four months ago ... I'm really focusing on my recovery. I think to become a parent you need to be comfortable in your own body and understand and

  • News

    UAE expat community show support to family after husband dies on Emirates flight

    The UAE’s expat community has come together in a time of need after a young British family residing in the country lost a husband and father onboard an Emirates Dubai-bound flight. The late man, a New Zealand resident, died on a flight from Christchurch to Dubai on March 18, reported The National. The family currently awaits autopsy results at a hotel in the emirate. Upon hearing the news, social media platforms buzzed calling for support to the young family.

  • Arabian Business

    Prince Alwaleed: how I spent my days during purge detention

    Billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has revealed his typical day in the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh during his 83 days of detention as part of an anti-corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia. Alwaleed, who was the most prominent among hundreds of Saudi businessmen, government officials and princes who were swept up in November, also described the moment when he was caught up in the purge. In a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg Television, he denied he was mistreated during his detention, saying: “Doctors used to come twice a day. We had the best food service - best food, best everything." He added that all is forgiven after his three-month detention. "I am not a person who is going to say I forgive

  • Arab News

    Maya Ahmad: Sleepless in Sri Lanka

    Arab fashion icon Tamara Al-Gabbani wants to inspire people to be happy DUBAI: Lebanese makeup artist and vlogger Maya Ahmad has been soaking up the sun on vacation in Sri Lanka. “I do not want to leave this place,” Ahmad wrote on Instagram on Monday. “Most amazing vacation and the weather was PERFECT!” She waxed lyrical about the view of coconut trees and the ocean from her room at Shangri La’s Hambantota Resort on Sri Lanka’s south coast: “Waking up to this is priceless!” she wrote. “I can’t sleep, so here is another photo from today,” she wrote, posting an image of herself in a flowing white blouse-skirt combo from Missguided, the UK fashion label founded by Anglo-Indian designer Nitin Passi and favored by celebs including singer Nicole Scherzinger.

  • english.alarabiya.net

    British police reveal new details on deadly attack against Egyptian student

    British police have uncovered new details about the tragic death of Egyptian student Mariam Abdel Salam in Nottingham, who died after being brutally attacked by female thugs. Rob Griffin, a Nottingham police official, said at a press conference on Monday evening that investigations into the incident had found that the perpetrators were six girls who all participated in the attack against the Egyptian girl. The police official said that the girl was subjected to a similar attack last August, which left her with a broken leg. This was also confirmed by Mariam’s mother when she spoke to Al Arabiya stating that her daughter was subjected to a similar assault by the same girls, but the police was unable to identify them.

  • BBC News

    Liz Hurley campaigns after nephew stabbed

    Actress and model Elizabeth Hurley said she will campaign to make streets safer after her nephew was stabbed in south-west London. Miles Hurley, 21, lost four pints of blood when he and a friend were attacked on 8 March, Hurley said. Police said the two victims were attacked by a group of men after a verbal dispute when they were in a minor car crash. Hurley said her nephew was still in "great pain" from his "shocking" wound. On Instagram this weekend, Hurley said: "Thank you to all who sent such kind messages following the news that my nephew @mileshurley1 was viciously stabbed last week. "His wound is shocking, he remains in great pain and he can hardly move." Hurley said her sister was an