• Emirates24|7

    Serena Williams isn't bothered by critics - Emirates 2

    Serena Williams says her life is "far too complicated" to worry about her critics as she is only focused on her family and her career. The tennis star isn't bothered by other people's opinions any more as her focus is on her family - husband Alexis Ohanian and their daughter Alexis Jr. - and her career. Photo: Bang She said: "People always have things to say when you're wearing fashion. It could be good things. It could be bad things. I don't care what people say. I'm like just so past it - you could say whatever you want to say. Honestly, you're allowed to have your opinion. My life is far too complicated to worry about people that want to say mean things. I have a daughter, I have a family,

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Trump says US warship destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

    President Donald Trump says a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Trump says it's the latest “hostile” action by Iran. Trump says the USS Boxer took defensive action after the drone closed to within 1,000 yards of the warship and ignored multiple calls to stand down. The president says the drone threatened the safety of the American ship and its crew.

  • Arab News

    US demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline

    DUBAI: The US on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and a US military commander in the region said the US would work “aggressively” to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway. Responding to an announcement by Iran's Revolutionary Guards that they had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel, the US State Department insisted Iran had to free the ship and its crew and stop harassing vessels in and around the Strait of Hormuz. The US blames Iran for a series of attacks on shipping since mid-May in the world's most important oil artery, accusations Tehran rejects but that have raised fears the long-time foes could stumble into war. “The United

  • Emirates24|7

    Saif's son wants to follow gramps

    While there is a conjecture that Saif Ali Khan's son Ibrahim Khan could well follow his grandmother Sharmila Tagore, mother Amrita Singh, father Saif, aunt Soha and sister Sara into Bollywood, it seems that the lad is working hard to get into cricket. Ibrahim has been practicing cricket regularly and has had his father also have a look at his sporting endeavours.   

  • english.alarabiya.net

    Iranian TV releases footage it says shows seized foreign tanker 'Riah'

    Iranian state TV aired footage of a vessel called “Riah” that it said was seized by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards for smuggling fuel. Iran played down the seizure of the ship, which it said was a small vessel that was smuggling oil. The Panamanian-flagged oil tanker MT Riah disappeared off trackers in Iranian territorial waters days ago. “We do this (inspecting ships) every day. These are people who smuggle our oil,” Iran's Press TV quoted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying, adding: “It was a small ship used to smuggle 1 million litres - not 1 million barrels - of crude oil.” Last Update: Friday, 19 July 2019 KSA 00:00 - GMT 21:00

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    Kim Kardashian contacts White House over ASAP Rocky jailing

    Kim Kardashian West has reached out to President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner on behalf of the rapper ASAP Rocky, who has been detained in a Swedish jail since last month, US media said Thursday. Kardashian West contacted the White House out of concern for ASAP Rocky, who is imprisoned in Stockholm over his alleged participation in a brawl, according to The Washington Post - and Trump was reportedly sympathetic to his plight.

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    At least nine children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash

    Philippine police say at least nine mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of the victims. Police investigator Nelson Saquibal says several of the injured, including the driver, were brought to a hospital after the accident in Boljoon town in central Cebu province. The students from two village schools were to attend a cultural, health and sports festival in the town center.