Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en IS bans unauthorized "images of slaughter" http://www.albawaba.com/node/600558 <p>The Al-Qaeda splinter group <a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Sep-01/269155-isis-bans-unauthorized-images-of-beheading.ashx#axzz3C3xptitG" target="_blank">IS has issued a directive</a> banning the unauthorized publication of “<a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/obama-james-foley-beheading--598100" target="_blank">images of slaughter</a>” conducted by the group’s “soldiers” on various fronts, according to a copy of the orders circulating on social media.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/600558" 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/isisjamesfoley.jpg" alt="IS´s directive prohibits the unauthorized publication of “images of slaughter”, just weeks after IS released a video in which journalist James Foley was beheaded (AFP/ File Archive)." title="IS´s directive prohibits the unauthorized publication of “images of slaughter”, just weeks after IS released a video in which journalist James Foley was beheaded (AFP/ File Archive)." 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. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/node/600558" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/node/600558#comments NEWS Development In Iraq Main headlines Iraq Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:00:24 +0000 600558 at http://www.albawaba.com Iraqi forces break IS seige on Amerli http://www.albawaba.com/news/iraq-is-600559 <p>In&nbsp;Iraq, a two-month siege by Islamic State (IS) militants has broken in the town of Amerli.</p> <p><a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-01/iraqi-troops-and-militia-break-siege-of-amerli/5709000" target="_blank">Iraqi security forces backed by Shi’ite militias</a> entered the northern town on Sunday.</p> <p>It was hailed a huge victory for the Iraqi security forces after the Sunni militants seized almost one-third of the country’s territory.</p> <p>Fighting continued in several villages to the north of Amerli.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/iraq-is-600559" 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/iraq/Shiite_fighters_in_Iraq_29_August_2014_HAIDAR_HAMDANI_AFP.jpg" alt="Shi´ite militia (pictured below) supported the Iraqi security forces to retake the town of Amerli (Haidar Hamdani/ AFP)." title="Shi´ite militia (pictured below) supported the Iraqi security forces to retake the town of Amerli (Haidar Hamdani/ 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.euronews.com/" title="euronews" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1731.png" title="euronews" border="0" /></a> Copyright © euronews 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/iraq-is-600559" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/iraq-is-600559#comments NEWS Development In Iraq Main headlines Iraq Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:00:34 +0000 600559 at http://www.albawaba.com Iran denies seeking lifted nuclear sanctions in return for support against IS http://www.albawaba.com/news/iran-is-600622 <p>Iran has denied a report that it is ready to help counter Islamic State insurgents in return for <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/iran-nuclear-weapons-553453" target="_blank">progress in negotiations with world powers over its nuclear programme</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/iran-is-600622" 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/iran/Iranian_Foreign_Minister_Javad_Zarif_August_31_AFP.jpg" alt="Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. The Foreign Ministry has denied that Zarif suggested that sanctions be lifted in return for Iran supporting anti-IS efforts (Yuri Kadobnov/ AFP)." title="Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. The Foreign Ministry has denied that Zarif suggested that sanctions be lifted in return for Iran supporting anti-IS efforts (Yuri Kadobnov/ 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.thegulfonline.com" title="The Gulf" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/333.png" title="The Gulf" border="0" /></a> Copyright 2014 Al Hilal Publishing & Marketing Group </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/iran-is-600622" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/iran-is-600622#comments NEWS Main headlines The Iranian File Iran Iraq Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:14:32 +0000 600622 at http://www.albawaba.com Man Utd set to clinch Falcao loan deal http://www.albawaba.com/sport/manchester-united-falcao-600616 <p>By Paul ClennamManchester United are on the brink of sealing a sensational deal to sign Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on loan for the season.The Colombia international, who recently recovered from the cruciate knee ligament injury that ruled him out of most of last season and the World Cup, had been the subject of interest from Arsenal and Manchester City. But United are understood to have won the race to sign the 28-year-old on deadline day.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/manchester-united-falcao-600616" 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/falcao_lorient.jpg" alt="Radamel Falcao" title="Radamel Falcao" 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/manchester-united-falcao-600616" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/manchester-united-falcao-600616#comments Sport Football Main headlines UK Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:29:05 +0000 600616 at http://www.albawaba.com Federer sets up US Open fourth round clash with Agut post Granollers win http://www.albawaba.com/sport/federer-agut-us-open-600613 <p>Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer came back with renewed energy after a weather delay to beat Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 and head into the fourth round of the US Open.</p> <p>The 42nd-ranked Granollers surprisingly led the second-seeded Swiss 5-2 on Sunday when lightning and heavy rains suspended their afternoon match at Arthur Ashe Stadium.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/federer-agut-us-open-600613" 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/us_open_federer.jpg" alt="Roger Federer" title="Roger Federer" 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/federer-agut-us-open-600613" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/federer-agut-us-open-600613#comments Sport Main headlines Other sports International Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:01:23 +0000 600613 at http://www.albawaba.com King Abdullah calls for intensified efforts in Palestine-Israel peace talks http://www.albawaba.com/news/jordan-king-palestine-600551 <p class="p1">Jordan´s King Abdullah on Sunday reaffirmed that his country will continue coordinating efforts with all stakeholders to ensure a <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/israel-jordan-gaza-589084" target="_blank">permanent end of the Israeli aggression on Gaza</a>.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/jordan-king-palestine-600551" 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/jordan/King_jordan.jpg" alt="Jordanian King Abdullah reaffirmed that his country will continue coordinating Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts with all stakeholders and cited the &quot;pivitol&quot; role the United States is playing (AFP/ File Archive)." title="Jordanian King Abdullah reaffirmed that his country will continue coordinating Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts with all stakeholders and cited the &quot;pivitol&quot; role the United States is playing (AFP/ File Archive)." 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.jordantimes.com" title="The Jordan Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/62.png" title="The Jordan Times" border="0" /></a> © Copyright The Jordan Times. 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The Dane will next play Italy's Sara Errani .</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/sharapova-wozniacki-us-open-600610" 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/c_wozniacki.jpg" alt="Caroline Wozniacki" title="Caroline Wozniacki" 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/sharapova-wozniacki-us-open-600610" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/sharapova-wozniacki-us-open-600610#comments Sport Main headlines Other sports International Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:49:54 +0000 600610 at http://www.albawaba.com Libyan government: Most ministries out of our control http://www.albawaba.com/news/libya-tripoli-government-600597 <p>Conflicting reports coming out of Libya, where fierce clashes have been underway between rival militant groups for weeks, indicate that the capital, Tripoli, <a href="http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/09/01/377301/tripoli-fallen-to-fajr-libya-militants/" target="_blank">has fallen to the Fajr (Dawn) Libya gunmen</a>.</p> <p>Libya’s caretaker government has announced that most ministries and state-run institutions are now out of its control.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/libya-tripoli-government-600597" 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/libya-islamist-militias-say-they-have-taken-tripoli-airport.jpg" alt="Libya&#039;s militias have grown in strength since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. (AFP/File)" title="Libya&#039;s militias have grown in strength since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi. (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://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. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/libya-tripoli-government-600597" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/libya-tripoli-government-600597#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Libya Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:19:57 +0000 600597 at http://www.albawaba.com Islamic State militants hand over body of beheaded Lebanese soldier http://www.albawaba.com/news/islamic-state-beheading-lebanese-600580 <p><a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2014/Sep-01/269200-isis-hands-over-body-of-beheaded-lebanese-soldier-source.ashx#axzz3By17Nk1M" target="_blank">A delegation from the border village of Arsal</a> alongside the Red Cross are set to receive the body of a beheaded soldier who was beheaded by&nbsp;<a class="entityAnchor">IS</a>&nbsp;to the military hospital Monday, sources close to the negotiations told The Daily Star.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/islamic-state-beheading-lebanese-600580" 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/lebanesearmysid.jpg" alt="A delegation from Arsal will receive the body along with Red Cross officials. (AFP/File)" title="A delegation from Arsal will receive the body along with Red Cross officials. (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://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. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/islamic-state-beheading-lebanese-600580" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/islamic-state-beheading-lebanese-600580#comments NEWS Lebanon & Syria Main headlines Lebanon Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:49:54 +0000 600580 at http://www.albawaba.com Official: Hernandez joins Real Madrid on loan http://www.albawaba.com/sport/manchester-united-chicharito-600570 <p>Real Madrid have confirmed that they have secured the services of Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez on loan from Manchester United for the 2014-15 campaign, with an option to make the move permanent at the end of the season.Madrid were in the market for a new striker following the exit of Alvaro Morata to Juventus earlier this summer and they have now found the back-up for main striker Karim Benzema that head coach Carlo Ancelotti had requested.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/manchester-united-chicharito-600570" 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/javier_hernandez_man_utd.jpg" alt="Javier Hernandez" title="Javier Hernandez" 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/manchester-united-chicharito-600570" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/manchester-united-chicharito-600570#comments Sport Football Main headlines Spain UK Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:36:47 +0000 600570 at http://www.albawaba.com