• emirates247.com

    Newlyweds Ranveer and Deepika return to Mumbai

    Indian Bollywood actors and recently-wedded couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone acknowledge fans gathered at the Mumbai international airport early on November 18, 2018, following their return from their nuptials at Italy's Lake Como. Shree Building, the residence of Indian Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, is seen decorated with lights in celebration of his marriage with Deepika Padukone in Mumbai. Photos: AFP

  • Al Jazeera

    Trump says 'full report' on Khashoggi murder in two days

    US President Donald Trump has said that his administration will release a full report in two days about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump told reporters on Saturday that the report will include information on "who did it". "We'll be having a very full report over the next two days, probably Monday or Tuesday," he said. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was murdered at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2 after he went there to obtain marriage documents. The whereabouts of his remains are still unknown. Turkish and Saudi authorities say Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate by a team from the kingdom,

  • Arab News

    FaceOf: Princess Lamia bint Majid, secretary-general of Alwaleed Philanthropies

    Saudi Princess Lamia bint Majid has been secretary-general of Alwaleed Philanthropies since April 2016, and is a member of its board of trustees. The Riyadh-based charitable foundation supports and initiates projects worldwide to empower women and the youth, develop communities, provide disaster relief and create cultural understanding through education. It has donated $4 billion to humanitarian causes in more than 60 countries. Before becoming secretary-general, Princess Lamia was executive manager of media and communication at Alwaleed Philanthropies between 2014 and 2016.  She has a bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing and advertising from Misr International University in Cairo,

  • cairoscene.com

    ODD: The Egyptian Fashion Brand Bringing Shine and Sparkle to Casual Wear

    The words 'shiny' and 'sparkly' often raise alarm bells in the world of fashion. But proving you can use bold materials to create versatile, un-gaudy clothes, Egyptian fashion label, ODD manages to make pieces that stand out, but also don't look like they belong on a Christmas tree. 21 year-old Egyptian designer, Mia Iskander, launched ODD as a side-gig, alongside her college education and she focuses on creating shiny or sparkly tops that have an extra gleam to them, even if they’re simple. "I don't usually go out looking for a specific material,” Iskander, told CairoScene. “I browse shops, and sometimes the materials talk to me and I know exactly what I'm going to do with it as soon as I see

  • emirates247.com

    Spotted: Janhvi Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Neha Dhupia...

    Taimur Ali Khan Malaika Arora Sunny Leone and her daughter Nisha Weber Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi Janhvi Kapoor shoots for a commercial at Aksa Beach, Madh Island, Mumbai. Jacqueline Fernadez Shraddha Kapoor Alia Bhatt\ Arjun Rampal with girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades Sunny Leone's husband Daniel Weber and daughter Nisha. Inaaya Naumi Khemu and Soha Ali Khan Katrina Kaif Vidya Balan and her husband Siddharth Roy Kapoor. Taimur Ali Khan learns horse riding. Akshay Kumar with his Kabaddi team. Kareena Kapoor at Prithvi Theatre Festival launch. Varun Dhawan and Aayush Sharma at the gym. Taimur Ali Khan Priyanka Chopra Photo: Instagram

  • Al Jazeera

    'Defector TV': A new genre of South Korean reality TV

    The visit by South Korea's President Moon Jae-in to North Korea in September was the latest in a series of steps aimed at defusing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. But despite the increasing talk of reunification, South Koreans don't know as much about their northern neighbours as you might think. Most of what they do know comes from the testimonies of those who have sought asylum in South Korea. Those testimonies have become the basis for a unique genre of television programming, one that's being called 'Defector TV'. The formula takes a reality TV approach - putting asylum seekers on the air, exploring what their lives were like before defecting and even setting them up with romantic partners

  • emirates247.com

    Dubai emerges favourite leisure destination for international celebrities

    Global football superstar Lionel Messi visited Dubai this week with his family to enjoy a break in the international premier league season. The celebrated footballer, considered one of the world’s greatest players, visited some of Dubai’s most exciting attractions during his holiday. The Argentine football captain and Barcelona ace was also spotted with Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba sampling some of the city’s varied international cuisine. Messi is one among a long list of global A-listers visiting Dubai to savour its unique leisure, lifestyle and cultural attractions. Egyptian star and Liverpool’s ‘golden player’ Mohammed Salah, along with his team-mates in the club Adam Lallana and