• Arab News

    Pakistan summons US envoy to protest Trump’s Bin Laden remarks

    WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday summoned the US Chargé d’Affaires in Islamabad to protest against remarks made by President Donald Trump who has criticized Pakistan’s role in fighting terrorism fight and the capture of Osama bin Laden. “The Foreign Secretary called in the US CdA Ambassador Paul Jones to register a strong protest on the unwarranted and unsubstantiated allegations made against Pakistan,” Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. President Donald Trump repeated on Monday that Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, killed by US Navy SEALs in May 2011, should have been captured much earlier, casting blame on his predecessors and Pakistan. “Of course, we should have captured

  • Al Jazeera

    Report: Saudi royals turn on king's favourite son after killing

    Members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) from becoming king after the international uproar over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, sources close to the royal court told Reuters news agency. Senior US officials, meanwhile, have indicated to Saudi advisers in recent weeks they would support Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz - who was deputy interior minister for nearly 40 years - as a potential successor to King Salman, according to Saudi sources with direct knowledge of the consultations. Amid international outrage over Khashoggi's murder, dozens of princes and cousins from powerful branches of the Al Saud family want to see

  • emirates247.com

    Priyanka Chopra reveals wedding registry list

    Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have unveiled their wedding registry list. The 'Quantico' star has revealed what she wants her guests to buy her when she ties the knot with the 'Jealous' hitmaker and her list includes a wine decanter, a throw pillow and dinner plates. She told People magazine: "A lot of people get so stressed about weddings and I think we lose the charm. Wedding planning is fun - and it should be! Amazon makes sense for a registry because there are such incredible things you can find under one roof. These are the kinds of things I want when I build a home. I've always been an entertainer. My home is always bustling with loved ones. I have a very close-knit set of friends and so

  • emirates247.com

    Mohamed bin Zayed offers condolences on death of Mohammed Saeed Al Mansouri

    His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today offered his condolences on the death of Mohammed Saeed Khalfan Al Mansouri. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, and Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Undersecretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi accompanied Sheikh Mohamed. While visiting the mourning majlis at Al Wathba Area in Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed expressed his heartfelt condolences and solace to the family of the deceased. He also prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in Paradise and

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Regime change will ‘soon’ come to Iran, a US political magazine predicts

    A change will be “soon” coming to the current Iranian regime and US policies would have nothing it, according to an American bimonthly international affairs magazine. The National Interest claimed that not the US sanctions, nor the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as “the Iran Deal,” are going to bring change to the current Iranian regime. Bur rather, it predicts that the eventual death of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who is the ultimate power in Iran, will put the Islamic Republic in hot waters.

  • Arab News

    EU backs Iran sanctions over foiled France attack plot: Diplomats

    BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers on Monday endorsed a French government decision to sanction Iranian nationals accused of a bomb plot in France, potentially allowing the measures to take effect across the bloc, three diplomats said. The ministers said technical work could now start on an EU-wide asset freeze on two Iranians and the Iranian intelligence service over a failed plot to carry out a bomb attack at a rally near Paris organized by an exiled Iranian opposition group. Denmark, which in October said it suspected an Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out an assassination plot on its soil, also pushed for support for similar EU-wide sanctions once its investigation

  • CNN Travel

    Terrifying glass floor opens atop Thailand's tallest completed building

    Terrifying experiences that make your palms sweat and your knees shake? No so much, unless you count the city's notorious traffic jams. The new Mahanakhon SkyWalk, however, is a thrilling new addition to Bangkok's roster of family-friendly tourist attractions. The terrifying bit comes in the form of a large glass floor, which juts out over the edge of the building. Before stepping onto the platform, visitors must slip protective fabric booties over their shoes. Some shuffle confidently onto the floor as they look down, others squeal in horror and drop to their knees. Almost everyone takes a moment to lay on the glass for a photo. But even if you're not brave enough to step onto the glass floor,