• Al Jazeera

    NZ mosque attacks suspect flashes 'white power' sign in court

    When Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of killing 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, appeared in a New Zealand court, he did not say a word. But he still sent a message. The accused made hand gestures associated with white supremacy during his appearance in the Christchurch District Court in New Zealand. Al Jazeera's Andrew Chappelle explains how.

  • Emirates24|7

    KUWTK: Kim Kardashian West and Paris Hilton reunite for belated birthday party

    Kim Kardashian West and Paris Hilton reunited for a belated birthday party. Photo: Instagram The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star partied with the heiress and socialite over the weekend and they documented the whole thing on social media. Photo: Instagram Speaking in a video clip, she said: "Happy birthday, Paris ... even though your birthday was ... months ago, this is how she celebrates. Months ... months and months. But she deserves it." Photo: Instagram And Paris captioned a video: "Love you @KimKardashian ... So much fun celebrating my birthday with you at #ClubParis" Photo: Instagram Paris previously insisted she is "incredibly proud" of Kim and she is "happy" for her reality TV star

  • Egypt Independent

    Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses New Zealand attack video at campaign rally

    Foreign Minister Winston Peters told a press conference on Monday that the Turkish president's decision to screen footage from the Christchurch shooting could endanger New Zealanders. Fifty people were killed in attacks on two mosques in the southern city on Friday. The alleged gunman, Australian Brenton Tarrant, broadcast the carnage live on Facebook. Social media companies have been scrambling ever since to remove the viral video from their platforms. Now the footage has made an appearance at several political rallies in Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used snippets from the recording at televised campaign events over the weekend in an apparent attempt to boost support ahead of upcoming

  • Egypt Independent

    Yemen's Huthis say ready to strike Riyadh, Abu Dhabi if coalition moves on Hodeidah

    ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's Huthi group said they were building their ballistic capabilities and their forces stand ready to strike Riyadh and Abu Dhabi if implementation of a UN peace deal in the port city of Hodeidah is breached. A spokesman of the Houthi forces said the group has a “stockpile of missiles” and the group can hit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the two Gulf states leading the coalition backing the government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, whenever the military command decides on the timing. “We have intelligence asserting that the enemy is preparing for an escalation in Hodeidah and we are following their movements closely. Our forces stand ready for any requested and

  • Al Jazeera

    Western tabloids condemned for 'humanising' NZ mosque attacker

    Social media users have condemned Western tabloid newspapers for their coverage of the New Zealand mosque attacks and their attempts to "humanise" the main suspect.  At least 49 people were killed and 40 others were injured in the twin attacks by Australian suspect Brenton Tarrant, 28, who allegedly shot dozens of worshippers in the New Zealand district of Christchurch.  Labelling him an "angelic boy who grew into an evil far-right mass killer" British tabloid, the Daily Mirror, released a photo of Tarrant as a young boy and described him as "a likeable and dedicated personal trainer running free athletic programmes for kids". Reacting to the coverage, British columnist Owen Jones condemned the

  • Emirates24|7

    'Captain Marvel' soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend

    “Captain Marvel” has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios estimated Sunday that the intergalactic superhero fell only 55 percent from its record-breaking opening. This weekend, “Captain Marvel” earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters and $119.7 million internationally, bringing its global grosses to $760 million. With Brie Larson in the title role, “Captain Marvel” has already surpassed the lifetime grosses of a slew of superhero films including “Justice League,” ″Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “The Amazing Spider-Man.” In a very distant second, Paramount's animated family

  • Emirates24|7

    UAE leaders condole Saudi King on death of Princess Al-Bandari bint Abdulrahman

    President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, on the death of Princes Al-Bandari bint Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Sheikh Khalifa expressed his heartfelt grief and sympathy with King Salman and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the soul of the deceased in peace and to grant her an abode in Paradise. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, also dispatched