Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Supercopa de Espana: Atletico Madrid 1-0 Real Madrid (2-1 on agg) http://www.albawaba.com/sport/atletico-madrid-1-0-real-madrid-598409 <p>Mario Mandzukic fired Atletico Madrid to a 1-0 (2-1 agg) win over city rivals Real Madrid to lift the Supercopa de Espana.</p> <p>Raul Garcia's last-gasp goal at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday had put Atletico into a strong position, though they required a first home win over Real since June 1999 to secure the first trophy of Spain's season.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/atletico-madrid-1-0-real-madrid-598409" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/sport/mandzukic_atletico_real_madrid.jpg" alt="Mandzukic celebrates his goal" title="Mandzukic celebrates his goal" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Copyright © 2014 Goal.com All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/atletico-madrid-1-0-real-madrid-598409" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/atletico-madrid-1-0-real-madrid-598409#comments Sport Football Main headlines Spain Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:53:00 +0000 598409 at http://www.albawaba.com Mortar attack kills 4-year old Israeli http://www.albawaba.com/news/mortar-attack-kill-4-year-israeli-598389 <p>A four-year-old Israeli child was killed after mortar fire struck two cars in Sdot Negev region of southern Israel on Friday afternoon.The Israeli military told Ma'an that the child was killed amid a barrage of rockets from Gaza, which also hit a number of cities across southern and central Israel.Israeli sources said that two cars caught fire and burned as a result of the shell.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/mortar-attack-kill-4-year-israeli-598389" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/000_Nic6363676.jpg" alt="A picture taken from the southern Israeli border with the Gaza Strip shows smoke rising from the remains of a mortar fired by Palestinian militants into Israel on August 22, 2014. [AFP]" title="A picture taken from the southern Israeli border with the Gaza Strip shows smoke rising from the remains of a mortar fired by Palestinian militants into Israel on August 22, 2014. [AFP]" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/" title="Ma'an News Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1505.png" title="Ma'an News Agency" border="0" /></a> All Rights Reserved © Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/mortar-attack-kill-4-year-israeli-598389" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/mortar-attack-kill-4-year-israeli-598389#comments NEWS Conflict With Israel Main headlines Palestinian Arena Israel Palestine Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:40:51 +0000 598389 at http://www.albawaba.com beIN SPORTS to broadcast Bundesliga exclusively in MENA region http://www.albawaba.com/sport/bein-sports-bundesliga-mena-region-598386 <p>beIN SPORTS networks announced that Bundesliga will now be part of its European Championships portfolio.“beIN SPORTS”, the Qatar-based international pay-tv Network, has reached a sublicense agreement with Dubai Sports Channels to broadcast on an exclusive basis in the MENA region, the Bundesliga for 2014/15.FC Bayern München will open the Bundesliga season against VfL Wolfsburg at the Allianz Arena from 6:30pm (GMT) today, live on beIN SPORTS 3HD (in Arabic) and beIN SPORTS 11HD (in English).</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/bein-sports-bundesliga-mena-region-598386" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/sport/BuLi-Logo2.png" alt="Bundesliga logo" title="Bundesliga logo" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/bein-sports-bundesliga-mena-region-598386" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/bein-sports-bundesliga-mena-region-598386#comments Sport Football Main headlines Middle East Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:19:29 +0000 598386 at http://www.albawaba.com Haniyeh vows Hamas will liberate Palestine http://www.albawaba.com/news/haniyeh-vows-hamas-liberate-palestine-598385 <p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ismail_Haniyeh" target="_blank">Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh</a> on Friday said that the Palestinians would not accept anything less than an end to Israel's blockade of Gaza, as Israeli forces continued to attack the besieged enclave.Haniyeh accused Israel of using negotiations as a cover for their crimes and said it must accept the "fair demands" made by the Palestinian delegation, adding that Hamas would not accept anything less than an end to Israel's assault and the seven-year blockade.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/haniyeh-vows-hamas-liberate-palestine-598385" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/000_Nic6363830.jpg" alt="Supporters of the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement gather during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Nablus to support people in the Gaza Strip on August 22, 2014. [AFP]" title="Supporters of the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement gather during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Nablus to support people in the Gaza Strip on August 22, 2014. [AFP]" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/" title="Ma'an News Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1505.png" title="Ma'an News Agency" border="0" /></a> All Rights Reserved © Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/haniyeh-vows-hamas-liberate-palestine-598385" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/haniyeh-vows-hamas-liberate-palestine-598385#comments NEWS Conflict With Israel Main headlines Palestinian Arena Israel Palestine Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:06:29 +0000 598385 at http://www.albawaba.com Balotelli is worth the risk for Liverpool - Rodgers http://www.albawaba.com/sport/balotelli-liverpool-rodgers-598379 <p>Brendan Rodgers believes Liverpool are prepared to take "a risk" by signing Mario Balotelli. The 24-year-old has travelled to England on Friday to undergo a medical ahead of a €20 million move from AC Milan. Rodgers refused to confirm Liverpool’s approach for the Italy international on Friday but admitted the club are willing to gamble on the former Manchester City striker. "I can categorically tell you I can't speak about it before the player has signed," said the Liverpool manager.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/balotelli-liverpool-rodgers-598379" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/sport/balotelli_ac_milan.jpg" alt="Mario Balotelli" title="Mario Balotelli" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Copyright © 2014 Goal.com All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/balotelli-liverpool-rodgers-598379" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/balotelli-liverpool-rodgers-598379#comments Sport Football Main headlines Italy UK Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:49:52 +0000 598379 at http://www.albawaba.com Hezbollah condemns 'savage' killing of US journalist http://www.albawaba.com/news/hezbollah-condemns-killing-us-journalist-foley-598360 <p><a class="entityAnchor">Hezbollah</a>&nbsp;Thursday condemned the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, describing the killing as a “savage crime” executed by terrorist groups.</p> <p><a class="entityAnchor">Hezbollah</a>&nbsp;cited “financial and military support of terrorist groups,” paired with “political and media protection” and international silence over crimes committed by&nbsp;<a class="entityAnchor">ISIS</a>&nbsp;in&nbsp;<a class="entityAnchor">Iraq</a>&nbsp;and Syria, as the main causes behind the “terrible crime.”</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/hezbollah-condemns-killing-us-journalist-foley-598360" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/000_Nic6361960.jpg" alt="An image grab from Hezbollah&#039;s al-Manar TV shows Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon&#039;s militant Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah. [AFP]" title="An image grab from Hezbollah&#039;s al-Manar TV shows Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon&#039;s militant Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah. [AFP]" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/" title="The Daily Star" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/23.png" title="The Daily Star" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014, The Daily Star. 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[AFP]" title="Al-Ray News Agency, affiliated with Hamas, reported that 11 Palestinians were killed on Friday. [AFP]" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/" title="Ma'an News Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1505.png" title="Ma'an News Agency" border="0" /></a> All Rights Reserved © Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/hamas-kills-11-palestinians-collaborating-israel-598350" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/hamas-kills-11-palestinians-collaborating-israel-598350#comments NEWS Conflict With Israel Main headlines Palestinian Arena Israel Palestine Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:21:31 +0000 598350 at http://www.albawaba.com Fresh fighting erupts near Tripoli's airport road http://www.albawaba.com/news/fighting-tripoli-libya-airport--598348 <p>Heavy fighting has once again broken out between rival militants around the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, forcing locals to flee their homes.</p> <p>The heavy gun battle involved members of the two warring militia groups from the cities of Misrata and Zintan, who have been fighting for control of the airport.</p> <p>Thursday’s clashes took place outside a General Staff camp building, which remains under the control of the Misrata Brigade.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/fighting-tripoli-libya-airport--598348" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/000_Nic6363531.jpg" alt="Spent bullet shells litter the ground as a member of the Islamist-linked militia of Misrata walks past following three days of battles in the area of Tripoli&#039;s International airport, on August 21, 2014. [AFP]" title="Spent bullet shells litter the ground as a member of the Islamist-linked militia of Misrata walks past following three days of battles in the area of Tripoli&#039;s International airport, on August 21, 2014. [AFP]" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.presstv.ir" title="Press TV" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Press TV. 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They marry ideology, a sophistication of […] military prowess.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/pentagon-isis-bigger-threat-qaeda--598346" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/000_Was8858666.jpg" alt="US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey hold a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, August 21, 2014. [AFP]" title="US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey hold a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, August 21, 2014. [AFP]" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.independent.co.uk" title="The Independent" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1580.png" title="The Independent" border="0" /></a> Copyright © Independent Print Limited </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/pentagon-isis-bigger-threat-qaeda--598346" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/pentagon-isis-bigger-threat-qaeda--598346#comments NEWS Development In Iraq Main headlines Iraq United States Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:15:03 +0000 598346 at http://www.albawaba.com