• Entertainment
    Egypt Independent

    Prince Harry says ignorance no excuse for unconscious bias

    Britain’s Prince Harry says it took him many years and the experience of living with his wife, the former Meghan Markle, to understand how his privileged upbringing shielded him from the reality of unconscious bias. Harry talked about racial inequality and social justice in a video discussion with the Black Lives Matter activist Patrick Hutchinson as part of the GQ Heroes Conference, which is being broadcast this week.

  • Lifestyle
    Arab News

    Dubai changes coronavirus test requirements for entry

    DUBAI: The Turkish government will reconsider coronavirus safety measures during the Health Ministry’s Science Board meeting on Oct. 28, daily newspaper Hurriyet Daily reported. Whether some measures will be lifted or stricter rules will be reintroduced will depend on the pace of the COVID-19 outbreak, the report added. Measures may include weekend curfews in large provinces at a later stage if necessary and reintroducing bans on intercity travel.

  • Entertainment
    Al Arabiya English

    From royals to female shooter, influential UAE women revealed in new TV series

    The real lives of successful women in the United Arab Emirates - including royals, politicians, entrepreneurs, and celebrities - are being revealed in a new docuseries set to premiere next month in time for the country’s national day. Emirati Instagram celebrity and influencer Meera Ali al Naqbi during filming. Supplied) Italian producer Benedetta Paravia during the 2019 Special Olympics, in front of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

  • News
    Al Jazeera

    #IStandWithFrance trends in India amid outrage in Muslim world

    As Muslims across the world protest and broaden their calls for a boycott of French products over comments by President Emmanual Macron about Islam and depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, hashtags with a different message are trending in Hindu-majority India. IStandWithFrance and #WeStandWithFrance were among the top trends on Indian Twitter on Monday and Tuesday, with thousands of Indian users expressing their solidarity with France.

  • Politics
    Arab News

    Houthis vow to bolster Iran ties as Tehran's new Hezbollah-linked 'ambassador' makes appearance

    ANKARA, Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is suing Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders after the right-wing politician posted a series of tweets against the Turkish leader, including one that described him as a “terrorist. The state-run Anadolu Agency said Erdogan’s lawyer on Tuesday filed a criminal complaint against Wilders at the Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s office for “insulting the president” — a crime in Turkey punishable by up to four years in prison.

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    Saudi Arabia condemns attempts to 'link Islam with terrorism'

    Saudi Arabia has said it “rejects any attempt to link Islam with terrorism, and condemns the offensive cartoons of the Prophet” amid an escalating row between France and some Muslim-majority nations over Paris’s support for the right to caricature the Prophet. Its government also called for “intellectual and cultural freedom to be a beacon of respect, tolerance and peace that rejects practices and acts which generate hatred, violence and extremism and are contrary to the values of coexistence,” ...

  • Lifestyle
    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: Dubai updates winter tourism travel rules; UK, Germany test on arrival

    Dubai revamped its travel regulations on Monday, allowing some passengers from certain countries to take a coronavirus PCR test on arrival at the airport while requiring others to take one before and after arrival, according to a statement by Emirates Airlines. A health worker checks a passenger who arrived in an Emirates Airlines flight from London at Dubai International Airport. (File photo: AFP) Two PCR tests Last Update: Tuesday, 27 October 2020 KSA 09:22 - GMT 06:22