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 ·

Saudi Arabia to plant trees in desert using drones

Saudi Arabia to plant trees in desert using drones

  • The afforestation campaign is part of the Saudi and Middle East green initiatives
By Arab News ·

Turkey shifting Syria strategy after Kurdish militia’s attacks

Turkey shifting Syria strategy after Kurdish militia’s attacks

  • The militia has engaged in a cross-border shelling campaign against nearby Turkish villages
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Special ‘Unfortunate incident, not ambush’ caused Beirut protest violence

‘Unfortunate incident, not ambush’ caused Beirut protest violence

  • Rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns used in street battles; soldier probed over shooting person down
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

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 ·