• Emirates24|7

    Jennifer Lopez says she 'doesn't need' to marry Alex Rodriguez yet

    Jennifer Lopez "doesn't need" to marry Alex Rodriguez at the moment. The 49-year-old singer-and-actress believes she and the retired baseball ace - who is father to 14-year-old Natasha and 10-year-old Ella from his marriage to Cynthia Scurtis - are living their "best years" together and don't need to change anything in their lives. J-Lo - who has twins Max and Emme, 10, with ex-husband Marc Anthony - said: "Among our children and work and all the wonderful things that happen, we are really living our best years." "We are grateful for this and we do not need anything else at the moment. We have to do things at our own pace." The 'Second Act' star - who was also previously married to Ojani Noa

  • Al Jazeera

    Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners 'released'

    More than 2,000 Pakistani workers languishing in Saudi jails will be released, Pakistan's information minister announced on Monday during Saudi Arabian crown prince's high-profile visit to Islamabad. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had "ordered the immediate release of 2,107 Pakistani prisoners", after a request by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, Fawad Chaudhry said in a post on Twitter. Prince Mohammed arrived in Pakistan on Sunday at the beginning of an Asian tour which will include China and is seen as an attempt by him to rebuild his reputation after the murder of Saudi critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia on Sunday signed investment agreements with Pakistan worth $20bn.

  • Arab News

    Lebanon censors caricature of Khamenei in French weekly

    BEIRUT:  Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security has censored a caricature of Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei that was published in the French weekly Courrier International. The directorate covered the caricature with a sticker before allowing the publication to enter Lebanon.  The move has sparked debate on social media, including criticism and questions as to whether the directorate is affiliated with the Shiite group Hezbollah, a close ally of Tehran. There were also questions as to whether such censorship would apply to other leaders who are caricatured by the French newspaper. Journalist Dima Sadek shared the caricature on social media in defiance of the censorship. Journalist

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Saudi Crown Prince's plane welcomed by Pakistani fighter jets

    The plane carrying Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Moahmmed bin Salman and his official delegation to Pakistan was accompanied by Pakistani JF-17 fighter jets as it entered Pakistani airspace this afternoon. Photos of the fighter jets were tweeted by Bader al-Asaker, Head of the Private Office for HRH the Crown Prince and Chairman of Misk Initiatives Center on Sunday. The fighter jets are produced jointly by Pakistan and China.

  • Arab News

    Retired Indian general urges caution against Pakistan strike

    SRINAGAR, India: As India considers its response to the suicide car bombing of a paramilitary convoy in the disputed region of Kashmir that killed dozens of soldiers, a retired military commander who oversaw a much-lauded military strike against neighboring Pakistan in 2016 has urged caution. A local Kashmiri militant rammed an explosive-laden van into a convoy bus on Thursday, killing 41 soldiers and injuring two dozen others in the worst attack against Indian government forces in Kashmir's history. India blamed the attack on Pakistan and promised a “crushing response.” New Delhi accuses its archrival of supporting rebels in Kashmir, a charge that Islamabad denies.

  • Arabian Business

    Popular Indian snacks headed to Dubai in Choithrams deal

    Middle East supermarket chain Choithrams is partnering up with India's Future Consumer Limited (FCL) to bring popular Indian snacks to the UAE market for the first time, the company announced on Monday. At Gulfood in Dubai, the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will see Choithrams initially market, distribute and retail five of Future Consumer's most popular brands, including the ready-to-eat Tasty Treat brand of snacks, sauce and dip brand Sangi's Kitchen, flour brand Desi Atta company, organic and natural food brand Mother Earth and Desi Atta Company, a kitchen essentials brand that produces flour, rice cereals and spices. “These are very large brands within the

  • Al Jazeera

    Iranian FM Zarif says Israel 'looking for war'

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused Israel of "looking for war" and warned that its behaviour and that of the United States were increasing the chances of a clash in the Middle East. "The risk [of war] is great. The risk will be even greater if you continue to turn a blind eye to severe violations of international law," Zarif said in an address at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday. Zarif appeared to be referring to Israeli air attacks against Iranian targets in Syria. "Certainly, some people are looking for war ... Israel," he said. Israel carried out a series of air raids last month against what it said were facilities belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard