• Arab News

    Cruise’s UAE mission

    JEDDAH: “Mission Impossible” star Tom Cruise has returned to the UAE for shooting on the sixth instalment of the popular franchise. The Abu Dhabi Film Commission posted a photo of Cruise in full flight suit on Instagram, alongside members of the local film crew from twofour54 Abu Dhabi, and a UAE airforce plane that was used in the shoot. “Mission made possible with @tomcruise #inAbuDhabi, thanks to homegrown talent @2454abudhabi while filming #MissionImpossible Fallout,” the photo was captioned. Cruise and the “Mission Impossible: Fallout” team are shooting the final sections of the Abu Dhabi leg of their schedule, with the shoot expected to wrap up shortly. Speculation had been rife on social

  • CNN

    What stands between John Bolton and blowing up the world?

    Ronald Reagan, no dove, had his share of hard-line and hawkish conservatives, but all of them were capable of great flexibility and pragmatism. Bush 43 also surrounded himself with a group of pragmatic advisers (minus Dick Cheney, of course); and had it not been for been for 9/11, which brought out their worst instincts and eventually led the United States into a galactic blunder in Iraq, they might have remained that way. Bolton, on the other hand, has never met a rogue state that he didn't want to bomb. This was true of the American invasion of Iraq, one of the most disastrous decisions in the history of US foreign policy and one that he continues to defend. He has been a vocal and tireless

  • BBC News

    US family found dead in Mexican resort

    A family of four from Iowa have been found dead inside their rented holiday home in Mexico, authorities say. The Sharp family had been expected to attend a basketball game in Illinois on Wednesday. A missing person report was filed after they did not show up. The incident took place in the popular resort of Tulum, according to the Mexico Tourism Board. Mexican and US police say there was no sign of traumatic injury and no foul play is suspected at this time. "Autopsies are being performed in Mexico and results are pending," the police department in Creston, Iowa, said in a statement on Friday. A local news station in Mexico reports that investigators are looking into whether food poisoning or

  • BBC Sport

    Cameron Bancroft: Australia player admits to ball-tampering, Steve Smith knew in advance

    Media playback is not supported on this device Australia's Cameron Bancroft has admitted he tampered with the ball during the third Test against South Africa - and captain Steve Smith says he knew of the plan in advance. Television footage showed Bancroft take what he said was yellow tape out of his trouser pocket before rubbing the ball. The 25-year-old said after play he had been charged with attempting to change the condition of the ball. Smith said it was a "big mistake" but added he would not stand down. He said the team's "leadership group" had spoken about it and "thought it was a way to get an advantage". South Africa ended the third day in Cape Town on 238-5 in their second innings,

  • News

    Jubeir: We cooperate with the United States in containing Iran

    Jubeir: We cooperate with the United States in containing Iran Last Update: Friday, 23 March 2018 KSA 23:18 - GMT 20:18

  • BBC News

    Attacker yells 'Muslim go home' at Sikh

    A Sikh man was verbally abused by an attacker who yelled "Muslim go home" at him outside Parliament, police have said. The victim, 42, was queuing outside Portcullis House when the man approached and grabbed his turban. After failing to remove it, he fled the scene. The Met said it was treating the attack as a hate crime. It released CCTV images of the suspect, who is described as white, 5ft 10in tall, and of stocky build. He was wearing a dark blue jacket, blue jeans, and had a black backpack.

  • News

    Saudi official tells Qatari minister: Riyadh gave you chances to solve crisis

    Advisor at the Saudi Arabia's royal court Saud al-Qahtani, responded on Friday to tweets made by the former prime minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, for criticizing Riyadh and the Gulf Cooperation Council. Coutnless chances Last Update: Saturday, 24 March 2018 KSA 12:10 - GMT 09:10