• Politics
    Arab News

    Iranian pilot exiled in Turkey fears Tehran will assassinate him

    LONDON: The British strategy of leaving Daesh members and their families in Kurdish-administered camps in Syria is a “coward’s Guantanamo,” Britain’s former top prosecutor has said. Lord Macdonald, the UK’s former director of public prosecutions, compared the situation in camps in Syria to the US-run Guantanamo Bay prison, which has been used to hold hundreds of people suspected of terrorist crimes or affiliations indefinitely and without trial.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Jennifer Gates shares wedding first dance photo with husband Nayel Nassar

    Jennifer Gates, daughter Bill and Melinda Gates, shared a first dance photo from her wedding one week after she and Egyptian equestrian Nayel Nassar tied the knot in the US. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app. In an Instagram post captioned “Meet me under the yellow lights,” the Microsoft heiress is pictured smiling with her husband on the dance floor of their reception which was held in the state of New York.

  • Entertainment
    Al Arabiya English

    'Squid Game' world takeover continues at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Fans of Netflix-created megahit ‘Squid Game’ can now get a taste of the South Korean survival drama at Expo 2020 Dubai. Features of Squid Game, which has been watched by 142 million households since its September 17 debut, helping Netflix add 4.38 million new subscribers, is part of a host of a host of Korean activities being held at the country’s dedicated pavilion. Squid Game is officially the most popular TV show in its initial debut that Netflix has ever released, according to the company.

  • Entertainment
    Arab News

    Italian designer Giorgio Armani puts on a flamboyant show in Dubai

    LONDON: After almost two years of lockdowns, restrictions, isolation, and highly contagious variants, could laughter be the best medicine? The UK Super Muslim Comedy Tour hopes to prove just that, while celebrating the powers of Muslim comedy in aid of charity. We weren’t able to do the tour last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and it was difficult for a lot of people because they couldn’t get their entertainment fix that they would normally get — their therapy,” the show’s host, British-P

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    Saudi Arabia's rivalry with Dubai for regional HQs heats up

    Saudi officials are talking to 7,000 companies around the world about opening regional headquarters in the kingdom, offering tax breaks and other incentives to turn their desert capital into a global business hub that rivals Dubai. More than 40 multinational companies including Baker Hughes Co., KPMG and Schlumberger received licenses on Wednesday as part of the new program to facilitate business.

  • Politics
    Al Jazeera

    USCIRF chief on why India was put on religious freedom blacklist

    Al Jazeera: USCIRF has recommended the US designate India as a CPC. What is stopping the Biden administration from implementing the recommendation of its own bipartisan federal commission? Maenza: USCIRF typically recommends more countries be designated as CPCs than the State Department will designate.

  • Politics
    Al Arabiya English

    Turkey's Erdogan urges Armenia to mend ties with Azerbaijan

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Armenia should mend ties with arch foe Azerbaijan if it wants better relations with Ankara. Turkey and Armenia have no diplomatic relations, a closed frontier and a long history of hostility rooted in massacres of Armenians under the Ottoman Turks during World War I. The bitter relationship has deteriorated more recently over Turkey's support for Azerbaijan, which last year fought a war with Armenia for control of the disputed Nagorno-Karaba