• english.alarabiya.net

    Family brutally killed in Cairo, while father was watching Egypt-Russia game

    New details are emerging regarding the massacre which happened in Egypt on June 19 during the World Cup football match between Egypt and Russia, when a mother and her two daughters were found murdered at their Cairo apartment, while the father was watching the game at a nearby coffee shop. Acoording to the police report,  the  38-year-old mother was strangled to death with her head scarf, while one daughter aged 14 years was strangled using a telephone cord while the younger daughter aged 12 years was killed by suffocating her with a pillow case. When the father came home he discovered the crime and found that a case containing $19,000 was also stolen. The initial police reports and according to eyewitnesses and CCTV footage from a nearby shop,  a woman and a man who are not from the residential area, had entered the building and had gone to the apartment at the time the crime happened.

  • BBC Sport

    World Cup 2018: Egypt complain about referee Enrique Caceres after Russia defeat

    Egypt's football association will make a formal complaint to Fifa about the performance of referee Enrique Caceres during their World Cup loss to Russia. Egypt's hopes of a place in the knockout stages ended with a 3-1 loss to the hosts in St Petersburg. They claim Ahmed Fathi was pushed before he scored an own goal to give Russia the lead, and they also had a second-half penalty appeal turned down. Egypt FA president Hany Abo Rida said they had a "right to complain". "We want an investigation into the performance of the whole refereeing team," he said. Senegal boss 'certain' African team will win World Cup Binocular booze smuggling gets Colombian sacked Two minutes into the second half, Fathi

  • BBC News

    ITV2 leads tributes to Love Island star

    ITV2 has led tributes to former Love Island contestant Sophie Gradon who has died at the age of 32. Gradon, who was crowned Miss Great Britain in 2009, was found dead at her home on Thursday. Police are not treating her death as suspicious. A short on-screen tribute was aired before Thursday's episode of Love Island with a photo and the words: "In loving memory of Sophie Gradon." Many viewers welcomed the "beautiful" tribute to the reality star. "That little tribute to Sophie broke my heart," one person wrote on Twitter, while another said: "Why am I crying at the 1 second tribute to Sophie Gradon on Love Island tonight." Gradon, who appeared on the 2016 series of the ITV2 dating show, was also

  • BBC News

    In pictures: Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot

    The major fixture of the social season has arrived - it's Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot. Fashionistas and racegoers at the Berkshire racecourse basked in blazing sunshine as temperatures hit a balmy 20C. Day three of the event is one of the biggest dates in the British fashion calendar, and classy outfits were in abundance as the course welcomed its highest attendance so far. But it was headwear that took centre stage. Feathers were a popular choice for many, but other designs ranged from the exquisitely detailed to the outright wacky. You may also like: Royal Ascot will continue until Saturday. Follow live coverage of Ladies' Day here.

  • Al Jazeera

    Should Kim Jong-un trust Trump? No, according to Iran

    Denuclearisation is an essential requirement for global peace and security, but it doesn't seem likely to happen any time soon. Global efforts, including international treaties such as the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), have failed not only to lead to a drastic reduction in the number of nuclear weapons but also to stop proliferation. The recent statements and actions of US President Donald Trump have contributed to this reality. In his first official phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump called the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) signed less than a decade ago a "bad deal", provoking speculation on whether he intended to cancel it.  Then, in February this year,

  • CNN

    Eva Longoria welcomes her first child

    Chrissy Teigen and John Legend announced in November that baby no. 2 was on its way. On May 17 she hinted that their son had arrived, tweeting "'Somebody's herrrrrrre" and followed up days later with a photo of new baby is, Miles Theodore Stephens (Legend's legal name is John Stephens). Daughter Luna was born in April 2016.

  • BBC News

    Tycoon's son convicted of brutal murder

    The son of a Canadian property tycoon has been found guilty by a Los Angeles jury of murdering his girlfriend. Blake Leibel, 37, was convicted of torturing and murdering Iana Kasian, mother of his three-week old daughter. Police found Leibel barricaded inside his blood-spattered West Hollywood apartment with the body of Ms Kasian, 30, in May 2016. She is believed to have been alive for some eight hours while the killer attacked her, the jury heard. Warning: this story contains graphic content. A coroner called the murder "unprecedented outside of wartime", according to the Toronto Sun. It was determined that she had been scalped and her blood had been drained. Leibel grew up in Toronto, the son