Kendall Jenner robbed of $200K jewelry

Kendall Jenner
Updated 19 March 2017
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Kendall Jenner robbed of $200K jewelry

LOS ANGELES: Months after her sister Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris of nearly $10 million in jewels, supermodel Kendall Jenner has reported the theft of jewelry worth $200,000 from her Los Angeles home, celebrity website TMZ reported.
Police told AFP that they had received a 911 call on Thursday about a reported burglary in the area of Jenner’s home in the Hollywood Hills, but would not confirm that she was the victim. There are no suspects so far in the case.
TMZ said the 21-year-old Jenner, one of the top runway models of the moment, was hosting a party and she left the house at about midnight. When she returned an hour later, she noticed her jewelry box was open and the jewels were gone.
Earlier in the night, an alarm had sounded, warning that someone had opened a door, but Jenner did not check on it, TMZ reported, citing unnamed law enforcement sources.
There was no sign of forced entry, leading investigators to believe the theft could be an inside job.
Jenner is featured with her sisters on the reality television show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”
Last October, Kim Kardashian was robbed of about $9.5 million in jewels while staying at a luxury residence in the French capital during Paris Fashion Week. Ten suspects have been charged in connection with that case.


'Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation' pledges $27 million for refugee education

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'Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation' pledges $27 million for refugee education

DUBAI: On World Refugee Day, Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, Emirati businessman and philanthropist, announced the Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund, a new 100M AED ($27 million) initiative to benefit 5,000 children and youth over 3 years.

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair said: “I established this fund because I believe that philanthropists have a role in helping to address one of the most acute challenges of our region: lack of education opportunities for young people who need it the most.”
The Fund will award grants to support secondary, vocational and tertiary education programs for refugee youth in Jordan and Lebanon. It will also support children of families who due to wars and disasters in their home countries, temporarily reside in the UAE but are unable to afford school fees. The first round of grants will be announced prior to the start of the new school year.

Applauding this initiative, Filippo Grande, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said: “We welcome the generous commitment by Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair. The Fund highlights the importance of the Arab world’s business community in creating a positive impact through supporting the region’s displaced communities.”

Commenting on the initiative, Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education said: “There can be no better investment in the future of the Arab region than to support the education of the most vulnerable — refugee children and youth.”

The AbdulAziz Refugee Education Fund will be administered by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education. Founded in 2015 and based in Dubai, it is the largest privately funded foundation in the Arab world focused exclusively on education. It aims to improve access to quality education for high-achieving, underserved Emirati and Arab youth. Abdulla Al Ghurair pledged one third of his wealth to the Foundation and set out a target of reaching 15,000 youth over 10 years valued at over $1 billion.