• Al Jazeera

    Who are the Saudi suspects in the Khashoggi case?

    It has been 15 days since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly murdered after entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. Turkish authorities have said that a "hit squad" of 15 men may have been involved. Now, the Turkish newspaper Sabah published a list of the suspects and the New York Times has claimed some of them have ties to Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson has more on some of the Saudi men identified by the media.

  • Gulf News

    Investors panic as Heera Group chairperson is arrested in India

    UPDATE as of 11.38am  Dubai/Sharjah/Ras Al Khaimah: Hundreds of investors in the UAE are believed to have been affected by the Heera Group ponzi scam which has left a trail of devastated lives across India and the Middle East. On Wednesday, several investors trooped down to Heera Group's office in Jumeirah Lakes Towers in Dubai looking for answers. The office, however, remained locked and phones of all their representatives in the UAE had been switched off. Visits to their offices in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah also drew a blank. Arrest On October 16, the arrest of an entrepreneur-cum-politician in India has sparked panic. Dr Aalima Nowhera Shaik, chairperson of Heera Group, was taken into custody

  • Arab News

    Kangaroo on the menu for Harry and Meghan Down Under

    MELBOURNE: Chargrilled kangaroo was on the royal menu Thursday as Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan arrived in Australia’s second-largest city Melbourne, where they were greeted by thousands of screaming fans. Clutching flowers and waving flags, the crowds turned out to welcome the pair, who were delayed in traffic after flying in from Sydney on the third day of their tour Down Under. The pair will only spend a few hours in Melbourne, but had a jam-packed schedule that included a meal featuring native Australian foods and a trip to a beach. “I love everything they stand for. As a human being you have so much to look up to with them,” one young fan who had been waiting since before dawn

  • Al Jazeera

    How will Khashoggi's suspected killing affect MBS?

    Saudis close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may be involved in what Turkish sources say is the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Al Jazeera has been told that a royal bodyguard controlled the operation, which allegedly led to Khashoggi's torture and death in Istanbul. He was last seen entering the consulate of Saudi Arabia 15 days ago. A joint Saudi-Turkish investigation team has searched the building, but complained of a lack of cooperation by the Saudis to the request to search the home of the Saudi consul general. The kingdom continues to deny any links to the journalist's disappearance. And MBS is distancing himself from the scandal. Will it affect his grip on power? Presenter:

  • Gulf News

    Caught on camera: Indian ex-lawmaker’s son brandishes gun at couple in Delhi

    Dubai: A video showing the son of a former Indian parliamentarian, waving a gun and hurling abuses at a couple outside a five-star hotel in Delhi, went viral online in India today. Many Twitter users called out the “VIP brat” in “pink pants”, and requested Delhi Police to arrest him soon. Tweep @rohini_sgh posted: “Who is the BSP leader whose son is a brat, wears pink pants and goes around threatening people with a gun?” The young man in the video was identified as Ashish Pandey, the son of Ritesh Pandey, a former Member of Parliament (MP) of India’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). The Delhi Police have booked Ashish Pandey after the video was widely shared on social media. The video appears to have

  • CNN

    Here's what we know now about Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance

    There is a big question mark hanging over whether French Minster for Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire will travel to the Saudi conference dubbed "Davos in the desert" as the furor around the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi intensifies. The summit was set up by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a bid to transform the oil-dependent economy. It is due to commence on October 23. Le Maire will make a decision on his attendance later this week, according to the French economy ministry. He's not the only one still mulling over attendance at the conference. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is still scheduled to attend but President Donald Trump said a final decision would be

  • emirates247.com

    Pippa Middleton welcomes baby boy

    Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews have welcomed their first child - a baby boy. The 35-year-old socialite and author and her husband James Matthews have welcomed their first child into the world and both mother and baby are doing well. A representative for the couple said: "Everyone is delighted and mother and baby are doing well." The baby boy - whose name has yet to be released to the public - was born at 1.58pm on Monday October 15, weighing 8lb and 9oz. The baby arrived at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, the same place where her sister Duchess Catherine gave birth to her three children. Pippa sparked speculation she was due to give birth any time soon when she was spotted