• News
    Al Arabiya English

    Beirut blast is the most tragic: 6 explosions, fires around the world within 72 hours

    The world rallied around Lebanon after the deadly explosion that shook its capital Beirut earlier this week, and the tragic disaster dominated headlines for days and is expected to remain in the international spotlight for the foreseeable future. North Korea China Aerial photo taken on Aug. 3, 2020 shows firefighters putting out a fire at the explosion site of an organic silicon company in Xiantao City, central China's Hubei Province.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Lebanese father and daughter shot dead in Tehran: Iran media

    A Lebanese man and his daughter were shot dead in the Iranian capital Tehran Friday evening, the semi-official Fars news agency reported citing locals. Last Update: Saturday, 08 August 2020 KSA 03:18 - GMT 00:18

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    Arabian Business

    At least 14 dead as Air India Express flight from Dubai crashes on landing

    At least 14 people were killed and 15 others were seriously injured Friday when an Indian passenger jet skidded off the runway after landing in heavy rain, officials said. Air India Express said more than 190 passengers and crew were on board the plane, which left from Dubai and landed at Kozhikode airport in the southern state of Kerala. Television pictures showed part of the fuselage of the jet ripped apart, although there was no sign of any fire.

  • News
    Al Jazeera

    Beirut explosion: Survivors recount the moment disaster struck

    Al Jazeera spoke to survivors about the moment the disaster struck on Tuesday, August 4 around 6pm (15:00 GMT). Toufic Nassar, 32, works in IT "I was sitting on the sofa at my house with my dad when everything started rumbling. We had a couple seconds, we all hit the deck and then the windows exploded.

  • Style
    CNN

    How Miss Universe's historic win helped shift the status quo for beauty standards

    Zozibini Tunzi, a Black woman with afro hair, grew up reading fashion and beauty magazines that did not contain images of women who looked like her. So when she was crowned Miss South Africa one year ago, Tunzi felt on top of the world. Four months after her national victory, she was actually on top of the world, at least by title -- as 2019 Miss Universe, advancing over women from 89 countries in one of the most prestigious annual beauty pageants.

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Fugitive Saudi official wanted for $11 billion corruption files complaint in US court

    Saudi Arabia's former Interior Ministry official Saad al-Jabri. (Supplied)

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Beirut explosion: Lebanon central bank freezes accounts of port, customs officials

    Lebanon's central bank has decided to freeze the accounts of the heads of Beirut port and Lebanese customs along with five others, following the Beirut port warehouse blast that rocked the capital, according to a central bank directive seen by Reuters and confirmed by the central bank. The directive, dated August 6, from the central bank special investigation commission for money laundering and terrorism fighting said the decision would be circulated to all banks and financial institutions in Le...