Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Lebanon continues to battle terrorism threats as woman in the north is found wearing explosive belt http://www.albawaba.com/news/lebanon-terrorism-investigations-593768 <p>A woman wearing an explosive belt <a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2014/Aug-01/265726-woman-wearing-explosive-belt-arrested-in-n-lebanon.ashx#axzz38psNrkDa">was arrested near&nbsp;Tripoli&nbsp;Friday</a>, and military authorities are investigating six suspects charged with attempting to carry out terrorist acts.</p> <p><a class="entityAnchor">LBC</a>&nbsp;reported that a woman wearing an explosive belt was arrested in the northern town of Al-Ayrounieh Friday.</p> <p>According to LBC, the woman’s husband is currently detained on terrorism charges.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/lebanon-terrorism-investigations-593768" 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/ISIS2.jpg" alt="Authorities in Lebanon are conducting investigations into six militants thought to be part of ISIS and the Nursra Front. 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(AFP/Mahmud Hams)" title="The IDF says destroying the series of tunnels from Gaza into Israel is a priority regardless of the stance of a ceasefire, the missing soldier is believed to have been taken during one such tunnel mission. 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The deadlier of the two attacks was in a Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City in a frequently targeted area.</p> <p>According to AFP, three roadside bombs also detonated near a Shiite mosque close to Kholani square.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/baghdad-bomb-593761" 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/1_ps-08-baghdad-wide-20140409214315548669-620x349.jpg" alt="Over 1,600 Iraqis were killed in July alone. (AFP/File)" title="Over 1,600 Iraqis were killed in July alone. 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He had earlier won the Canadian Grand Prix in early June.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/ricciardo-formula-one-title-593754" 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/ricciardo.jpg" alt="Ricciardo refuses to rule out hunt for Formula One title" title="Ricciardo refuses to rule out hunt for Formula One title" 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.aninews.in" title="Asian News International (ANI)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/239.png" title="Asian News International (ANI)" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 aninews.in All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/ricciardo-formula-one-title-593754" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/ricciardo-formula-one-title-593754#comments Sport Main headlines International Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:29:13 +0000 593754 at http://www.albawaba.com Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set http://www.albawaba.com/sport/luis-suarez-barcelona-593752 <p>Uruguay and Barcelona football star Luis Suarez is hoping to train with his new club in a fortnight's time after his appeal against his ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini will be heard by the court of arbitration for sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, on August 8.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/luis-suarez-barcelona-593752" 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/chiellini_suarez_bite.jpg" alt="Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set" title="Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set" 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.aninews.in" title="Asian News International (ANI)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/239.png" title="Asian News International (ANI)" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 aninews.in All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/luis-suarez-barcelona-593752" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/luis-suarez-barcelona-593752#comments Sport Main headlines Spain UK Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:14:06 +0000 593752 at http://www.albawaba.com Egypt invites Israel and Palestinian authorities to Cairo for peace talks http://www.albawaba.com/news/israel-gaza-talks-egypt-593751 <p><a href="http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/01/373594/egypt-hosts-gaza-truce-talks-in-cairo/" target="_blank">The Egyptian Foreign Ministry says it has invited Palestinian authorities and Israel </a>for truce talks in Cairo following an agreement by the two sides to hold a <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/ceasefire-israel-hamas-593739" target="_blank">ceasefire in Gaza for 72 hours </a>and&nbsp;despite reports now that the truce has been <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/israel-gaza-ceasefire-593746" target="_blank">broken with renewed Israeli fire</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/israel-gaza-talks-egypt-593751" 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/583843_gd.jpg" alt="A 72-hour ceasefire was recently brokered but reportedly broken by Israel after a few hours. 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(AFP/File)" title="Over 1,000 Palestinians have died in Gaza during the current conflict. (AFP/File)" 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://english.ahram.org.eg" title="Al-Ahram Gate" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/908.png" title="Al-Ahram Gate" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Al-Ahram Publishing House </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/rafah-egypt-palestinians-593745" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/rafah-egypt-palestinians-593745#comments NEWS Main headlines Palestinian Arena Egypt Palestine Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:53:06 +0000 593745 at http://www.albawaba.com Kurds continue to battle ISIS near Aleppo http://www.albawaba.com/news/kurds-isis-syria-593741 <p><a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Aug-01/265673-isis-campaigns-stall-nusra-seizes-town-near-turkey.ashx#axzz38e7SrxK8" target="_blank">A fierce battle between Syrian Kurds and&nbsp;ISIS&nbsp;militants in rural&nbsp;Aleppo&nbsp;</a>province has killed nearly 50 fighters from both sides as the Kurds seized several ISIS positions, an anti-regime monitoring group said Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/kurds-isis-syria-593741" 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/w3-kurds-z-20140618.jpg" alt="In July, hundreds of Kurdish fighters crossed the border into Ain al-Arab to join the anti-ISIS fight. 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