Update EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

EU says no Iran nuclear deal talks in Brussels on Thursday

  • EU diplomatic chief Josep Borrell said at the weekend he was ready to meet Iranian leaders
  • The 2015 deal collapsed in 2018 when the US pulled out and President Donald Trump reimposed sanctions
By AFP - Arab News ·

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

Colin Powell dies, exemplary general stained by Iraq claims

  • As a four-star Army general, he was chairman of the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George H.W. Bush
  • Legacy marred when as secretary of state he made the case for US war against Iraq based on faulty intelligence
By AP ·

More than 150 Houthis killed, injured in Yemen’s Abedia: Arab coalition

More than 150 Houthis killed, injured in Yemen’s Abedia: Arab coalition

  • Yemeni FM meets with chief of the International Organization for Migration’s mission for Yemen
By Arab News ·

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Beirut violence was a dangerous event

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Beirut violence was a dangerous event

  • "The real agenda of the Lebanese forces is civil war," Nasrallah said in a live televised speech
  • Nasrallah says Hezbollah is not the enemy of the Christians and trying to portray it as such is an illusion
By Reuters ·

Special Another 50 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past two days

Another 50 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in past two days

By Francesco Bongarrà ·

Special Egypt poverty rate falls 3% despite pandemic

Egypt poverty rate falls 3% despite pandemic

By Mohammed Abu Zaid ·

Father of MP’s suspected killer ‘despises terrorists’ after run-ins with Al-Shabaab

Father of MP’s suspected killer ‘despises terrorists’ after run-ins with Al-Shabaab

  • Ali Harbi Ali, 25, accused of stabbing David Amess to death on Friday
  • His father faced death threats from extremists while working for Somali government
By Arab News ·

Special UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

UK govt urged to make good on Shariah-compliant loans promise

By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

Born in Sudan, Badawi moved to England when she was 2 years old. (File/AFP)

Sudanese-British BBC anchor Zainab Badawi on her role as new president of SOAS

  • Newly-appointed SOAS president, Zeinab Badawi, is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist who is best known for hosting BBC’s “Hardtalk”
  • Throughout her successful journalistic career, Badawi interviewed some of the world’s most notable personalities and politicians
By LEEN FOUAD & TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Born in Sudan, Badawi moved to England when she was 2 years old. (File/AFP)

Sudanese-British BBC anchor Zainab Badawi on her role as new president of SOAS

  • Newly-appointed SOAS president, Zeinab Badawi, is a Sudanese-British television and radio journalist who is best known for hosting BBC’s “Hardtalk”
  • Throughout her successful journalistic career, Badawi interviewed some of the world’s most notable personalities and politicians
By LEEN FOUAD & TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Special Middle East personalities could be next Madame Tussauds Dubai wax models

Middle East personalities could be next Madame Tussauds Dubai wax models

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  • The museum opened its 25th branch in Dubai last week
By Farah Heiba ·
Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

Real Madrid star Benzema goes on trial in sextape case

  • Benzema, 33, stands accused of helping a group of alleged blackmailers to approach Valbuena in an attempt to extort money
  • The case centres on the role that Benzema is suspected of playing in the murky affair six years ago
By AFP ·