• english.alarabiya.net

    ANALYSIS: A look at Iran’s growing regional and global isolation

    Coinciding with a dangerously explosive atmosphere inside Iran, the currency nosediving to less than half value in a mere five months and the relentless waves of protests spreading throughout the country, the noose of regional and international isolation is suffocating the clerical regime. The US is busy escalating sanctions against Tehran to end its malign regional meddling. In parallel fashion, the Iranian regime no longer has any hope in Europe and their “European package,” nor in Russia to provide cushioning in the face of Washington’s ongoing offensive. To add insult to injury, the US State Department has just launched the Iran Action Group headed by Brian Hook, the now US Special Representative on Iran.

  • CNN

    She was raped at 15. Two years on she's still fighting for justice

    It was then, as she walked in, that he closed and locked the door behind her. Maya screamed -- but the shopkeeper, who was twice her age, covered her mouth with his hand and threatened to kill her unless she kept quiet. He then forcibly undressed her, and raped her. Maya later told police in a complaint filed in May 2016 that her rapist locked her in the shop until she was rescued by her mother, four hours later. "It's still hard to think about what happened," said Maya's mother, who went looking for her daughter after she didn't return from the shop. The women and girls of Delhi are fighting back02:03 More than two years on, Maya is still waiting for justice. CNN is not using her real name,

  • CNN

    16 nurses at this Arizona hospital are pregnant

    The nurses said they all like to go to the cafeteria together to satisfy pregnancy cravings. One said she asked a cafeteria worker whether he could make the salad bar more "pregnancy-friendly," and suggested the cafeteria add pickles and olives.

  • BBC News

    Chopra and Jonas confirm engagement

    Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra have confirmed they are engaged after just a few months together. The Texan singer, formerly part of the Jonas Brothers, and the Bollywood superstar held a private engagement ceremony in Mumbai on Saturday. Both wore traditional Indian clothes. The pair's engagement has been rumoured for about three weeks but they had not confirmed it until now. No date has yet been announced for the wedding. The couple shared identical photos from the ceremony on their respective Instagram pages, with Jonas calling Chopra the "future Mrs Jonas". The engagement party - called a roka - is a chance for the couple to exchange gifts and makes the union of their families public. Their

  • BBC News

    A modern day sea monster?

    A massive carcass has washed up on the shores of eastern Russia and locals are trying to work out what it is.

  • CNN

    ICE agents detain man driving wife to hospital

    Joel Arrona was driving his pregnant wife to the hospital for a planned cesarean section. When the couple stopped for gas, Arrona was detained by ICE agents.

  • english.alarabiya.net

    WATCH: Qatari pilgrims arrive at Jeddah International airport via Kuwait

    Al Arabiya correspondent who was at the arrival terminal said that the Qatari pilgrims asked not to be filmed, probably not to be questioned by their government when they return back to Doha. The registered Qatari pilgrims so far has reached 500 pilgrims, with an expected rise in the number on Arafat Day especially that admission is still open. According to Al Arabiya correspondent who did interview most of the Qatari pilgrims that they have registered for Hajj in Kuwait and not in Qatar. The pilgrims were cautious in their answers in front of the camera.