• CNN

    MTV Movie & TV Awards 2018: Photos from the red carpet

    See what celebrities wore at this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards in Santa Monica, California.

  • Al Jazeera

    Saudi Arabia sacks chief of General Entertainment Authority

    Saudi Arabia has sacked the head of its entertainment authority after a Russian circus featuring women wearing tight costumes drew criticism in the kingdom. The official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) announced on Monday that chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority (GEA) Ahmad al-Khatib had been removed from his position, citing a royal decree, without giving a reason. The pro-government Sabq news website, however, said al-Khatib was dismissed over a circus performance in Riyadh, which included women wearing "indecent clothes". A video circulating on social media appeared to show a female performer in a tight pink costume, drawing outrage from Saudi conservatives. Al-Khatib's sacking

  • CNN

    Turkey to get F-35 jets despite opposition from Congress

    Many US officials have expressed concern that a major Russian military system like the S-400 would be incompatible with the NATO systems used by Turkey's alliance partners. Watch: US F-35 jet fighters arrive in Europe00:55 The Senate bill also calls on Secretary of Defense James Mattis to submit to Congress "a plan to remove the Government of the Republic of Turkey from participation in the F-35 program" as well as list the "steps required to prohibit the transfer of any F-35 aircraft currently owned and operated, by the Government of the Republic of Turkey, from the territory of the United States." A US defense official told CNN that Mattis is opposed to congressional attempts to block Turkey's

  • CNN

    Are Beyoncé and Jay-Z's album lyrics settling scores?

    Bey and Jay are famously private. So when "Girls Trip" star Haddish spilled tea about another star who allegedly tried to step to Jay and then bit Beyoncé on the face, there was a collective gasp from the Beyhive. On "Heard About Us" the couple has these lines: "Yeah, we the ones that you heard about/Make big noise, big noise/We don't need no voucher/Yeah, we the one's y'all worried about/We good, we good, keep us out your mouth." (Haddish is a celebrity spokesperson for Groupon). Fans also thought Queen Bey was shading Haddish months ago with a line in the DJ Khaled song "Top Off." "If they tryna party with the queen they gonna have to sign a non-disclosure," Beyoncé says in the song. Kanye

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Why did World Cup organizers send a written apology to the Saudi team?

    The Saudi Football Federation on Tuesday received a written apology from the organizing committee of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The apology addressed “the conditions that accompanied the landing of the plane that flew the Saudi team from St Petersburg on Saturday to Rostov in preparation for Uruguay on Wednesday,” a Saudi Press Agency statement said. The soccer team landed safely after one of the engines on the plane appeared to catch fire.

  • Egypt Independent

    North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of US troops soon: officials

    North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean War within the next few days, two US officials told Reuters on Tuesday. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said North Korea would hand over the remains to United Nations Command in South Korea, and they would then be transferred to Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. One official said “a sizable number” of remains were expected to be handed over, but declined to give a specific number given the unpredictability of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It could take months or even years before the remains are positively identified, the officials added. US President Donald

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Iran player dodges question on women’s rights at World Cup

    Women’s rights are a sensitive issue within the Iran team at the World Cup. Masoud Shojaei was evasive during his team’s news conference Tuesday when the midfielder was asked what he thought of Iranian women in stadiums in Russia. “With all due respect for you and your question, we are not just a team. Women have been prohibited from attending men’s games and other sports fixtures in Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution.