• US politics
    Al Jazeera

    Three killed in suspected Houthi drone attacks in UAE

    A suspected drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people and started a separate fire at Abu Dhabi’s international airport, police said. Police in the United Arab Emirates identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one Pakistani. Small flying objects” were found as three petrol tanks exploded in an industrial area and a fire was ignited at the airport, police said, as Houthi rebels announced “military operations” in the UAE.

  • US politics
    Arab News

    Three killed in Abu Dhabi petrol tanker blast, early reports suggest debris found possibly from drones

    BEIRUT: A decision by Hezbollah and the Amal Movement to end a boycott of Lebanon’s Cabinet has led to speculation that Iran is making moves to control Lebanon’s political system. Lebanese Forces MP Ziad Hawat said: “The order came from Tehran, so the ‘disruption duo’ decided to set the Cabinet meetings free. These are the repercussions of external negotiations.

  • US politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Twitter bans account linked to Iran leader over video threatening Trump

    Twitter said Saturday it had permanently suspended an account linked to Iran’s supreme leader that posted a video calling for revenge for a top general’s assassination against former US president Donald Trump. The account referenced has been permanently suspended for violating our ban evasion policy,” a Twitter spokesperson told AFP.

  • Entertainment
    Egypt Independent

    Starring Mena Massoud, The Royal Treatment release on January 20

    Egyptian-born actor Mena Massoud is awaiting the screening of his new movie, The Royal Treatment, on January 20th, on one of the major digital platforms. Massoud said that he is very excited that his new movie, The Royal Treatment, will be available for Arab and Egyptian viewing this January. He stressed that his interest in having the audience around the world see an actor of Arab-Egyptian origins participating in international films and series, and that art can accommodate everyone, adding tha

  • Sport
    Al Arabiya English

    Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia

    Novak Djokovic arrived Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title. The Emirates plane carrying Djokovic touched down after a 13 1/2-hour flight from Melbourne, where he had argued in court he should be allowed to stay in the country and compete in the tournament under a medical exemption due to a coronavirus infection last month.

  • US politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Loud blasts heard in western Iran, cause unknown: Reports

    Loud blasts were heard in several cities in western Iran early on Sunday, according to local news agencies and postings on social media, but the nature of the blasts was not immediately known. After several similar incidents in recent months, authorities said that the Iranian military was holding unannounced air defense drills amid rising tensions with Israel and the United States.

  • US politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Iran-backed Houthis say launched attack on UAE; fire, explosion reported in Abu Dhabi

    Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis said they launched an attack on the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported on Monday, after police in the capital Abu Dhabi reported two fires. An explosion involving three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and a fire in the construction site of the emirate’s new airport extension on Monday morning were potentially caused by drones, Abu Dhabi police said in a statement carried by the official WAM news agency.