Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Even the numbers are on the feminist side: companies with females in top management yield higher returns http://www.albawaba.com/business/even-numbers-are-feminist-side-companies-females-top-management-yield-higher-returns-608941 <p>&nbsp;Companies with higher female participation at Board level or in top management exhibit higher returns, higher valuations and higher payout ratios, according to a report by Credit Suisse Research Institute.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/business/even-numbers-are-feminist-side-companies-females-top-management-yield-higher-returns-608941" 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/Saudi_women.jpg" alt="The challenge is now to accelerate this change, and extend it to broader areas of cultural diversity." title="The challenge is now to accelerate this change, and extend it to broader areas of cultural diversity." 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.saudigazette.com.sa" title="The Saudi Gazette" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1526.png" title="The Saudi Gazette" border="0" /></a> © Copyright 2014 The Saudi Gazette. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/business/even-numbers-are-feminist-side-companies-females-top-management-yield-higher-returns-608941" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/business/even-numbers-are-feminist-side-companies-females-top-management-yield-higher-returns-608941#comments BUSINESS Economy & Trade Main headlines Saudi Arabia Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:51:04 +0000 608941 at http://www.albawaba.com PEOPLE, say Hello! to Amal & George's exclusive wedding photos http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/people-say-hello-amal-georges-exclusive-wedding-photos-608919 <p>You better believe your eyes; George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding photos are finally out.</p> <p>In a world exclusive, PEOPLE and Hello! magazine revealed the first photos from the hottest wedding of the year. The Hollywood hunk and his beautiful barrister bride married in a luxurious ceremony on Saturday 27 September.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/people-say-hello-amal-georges-exclusive-wedding-photos-608919" 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/EDITED-cover-hello-magazine.jpg" alt="George and Amal looked picture perfect in the first-to-be-revealed wedding photo. (Image: Hello!)" title="George and Amal looked picture perfect in the first-to-be-revealed wedding photo. (Image: Hello!)" 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.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/people-say-hello-amal-georges-exclusive-wedding-photos-608919" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/people-say-hello-amal-georges-exclusive-wedding-photos-608919#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Love Bites Latest News International Lebanon Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:06:56 +0000 608919 at http://www.albawaba.com George Wassouf a Muslim and a newly married man? Say what?!!! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-wassouf-a-muslim-and-a-newly-married-man-608917 <p>Ok, so the rumors about Syrian singer George Wassouf are getting seriously wacky. Can this all really be true? Did <a title=" George Wassouf defo doesn&#039;t have another wife" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-wassouf-607251" target="_blank">the sickly star actually marry that female race car driver</a> after AND convert his religion to Islam?</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/george-wassouf-a-muslim-and-a-newly-married-man-608917" 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/NADA-ZEIDAN-QATARI-RALLY-DRIVER-GEORGE-WASSOUF.jpg" alt="Well, here&#039;s some pictoral proof that Nada and George are getting pretty close, to say the least. " title="Well, here&#039;s some pictoral proof that Nada and George are getting pretty close, to say the least. " 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.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-wassouf-a-muslim-and-a-newly-married-man-608917" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-wassouf-a-muslim-and-a-newly-married-man-608917#comments ENTERTAINMENT Rumor Has It Latest News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:57:36 +0000 608917 at http://www.albawaba.com U.S. carries out air strikes near Syrian-Turkish border http://www.albawaba.com/news/u.s.-air-strikes-syria-608915 <p><a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Sep-30/272473-us-led-strikes-hit-isis-closing-on-syria-border-town.ashx#axzz3EcSdL8V0" target="_blank">The U.S. carried out air strikes </a>near Syria’s border with Turkey overnight as the <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/node/608677" target="_blank">Turkish government takes steps</a> to become militarily involved in the fight against Islamic State militants, AFP reports. The air strikes in Syria are now in their second week.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/u.s.-air-strikes-syria-608915" 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/f-15_3029122b.jpg" alt="The air strikes in Syria are now in their second week. (AFP/File)" title="The air strikes in Syria are now in their second week. (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.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/u.s.-air-strikes-syria-608915" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/u.s.-air-strikes-syria-608915#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Syria Turkey United States Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:57:00 +0000 608915 at http://www.albawaba.com Oil prices at 2 year low and likely to remain there http://www.albawaba.com/business/oil-prices-2-year-low-and-likely-remain-there-608911 <p>The price of crude oil has <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/business/global-oil-prices-supplies-603315" target="_blank">fallen to its lowest level in over two years,</a> in line with current economic conditions. Oil prices have been trending down since mid-June this year, when Brent crude was priced at around $115, to around $95 per barrel today. It will be nearly a month that Brent crude is trading below $100 per barrel.&nbsp;&nbsp;Prices hovered around the $110 level for half a decade following the global financial crisis.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/business/oil-prices-2-year-low-and-likely-remain-there-608911" 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/Oil_pump_and_worker_silhouettes.jpg" alt=" Global supply of crude oil and liquid fuel reached all-time highs of 92.6 million barrels per day in August. Stable oil producers." title=" Global supply of crude oil and liquid fuel reached all-time highs of 92.6 million barrels per day in August. Stable oil producers." 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/business/oil-prices-2-year-low-and-likely-remain-there-608911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/business/oil-prices-2-year-low-and-likely-remain-there-608911#comments BUSINESS Main headlines Oil & Energy Saudi Arabia Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:46:22 +0000 608911 at http://www.albawaba.com The Israeli concentration camps you didn't know about http://www.albawaba.com/news/israeli-concentration-camps-you-didn%27t-know-about--608903 <p><strong>Much of the grim and murky circumstances of the Zionist ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in the late 1940s have gradually been exposed over time. One aspect – rarely researched or deeply discussed – is the internment of thousands of Palestinian civilians within at least 22 Zionist-run concentration and labor camps that existed from 1948 to 1955. Now more is known about the contours of this historical crime, due to the comprehensive research by renowned Palestinian historian Salman Abu Sitta and founding member of the Palestinian resource center BADIL Terry Rempel.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/israeli-concentration-camps-you-didn%27t-know-about--608903" 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/Civilian_prisoners_Ramle_July_1948_on_way_to_Labour_Camps.jpg" alt="Civilians captured during the fall of Lydda and Ramle around the time of July 12, 1948 and taken to labour camps. In the July heat they were thirsty and were given a drop of water carried by a child under soldiers’ guard. (Photo: Salman Abu Sitta, Palestine Land Society)" title="Civilians captured during the fall of Lydda and Ramle around the time of July 12, 1948 and taken to labour camps. In the July heat they were thirsty and were given a drop of water carried by a child under soldiers’ guard. (Photo: Salman Abu Sitta, Palestine Land Society)" 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.al-akhbar.com" title="Al-Akhbar English" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1050.png" title="Al-Akhbar English" border="0" /></a> © Al-Akhbar. All rights reserved </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/israeli-concentration-camps-you-didn%27t-know-about--608903" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/israeli-concentration-camps-you-didn%27t-know-about--608903#comments NEWS Behind The News Conflict With Israel Palestinian Arena Israel Palestine Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:35:28 +0000 608903 at http://www.albawaba.com Amr Diab dropped two surprises on his Red Sea concert attendees http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amr-diab-dropped-two-surprises-on-his-red-sea-concert-attendees-608901 <p>For those wondering whatever happened to <a title=" &quot;Al Shuhra&quot; postponed until Ramadan 2015" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amr-diab-fame-557427" target="_blank">Amr Diab's "Fame"</a>, the multi-faceted star has finally confirmed that the drama he's been slaving away on for more than a year is officially in the lineup for the Ramadan 2015 drama marathon.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/amr-diab-dropped-two-surprises-on-his-red-sea-concert-attendees-608901" 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/Amr-Diab-ive-seen-the-days-new-album-fb-1.jpg" alt="Amr Diab is still looking good at 52. (Image: Facebook)" title="Amr Diab is still looking good at 52. (Image: Facebook)" 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.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amr-diab-dropped-two-surprises-on-his-red-sea-concert-attendees-608901" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amr-diab-dropped-two-surprises-on-his-red-sea-concert-attendees-608901#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:34:25 +0000 608901 at http://www.albawaba.com Israeli settlers occupy 23 Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem http://www.albawaba.com/news/israel-settlers-occupy-608867 <p><a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=730914" target="_blank">Israeli settlers early Tuesday occupied 23 houses</a> in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan south of the Old City of Jerusalem, a local information center said.Wadi Hilweh Information Center said in a statement that "settlers of the Elad (Ir David) Association" stormed Silwan at 1:30 am escorted by Israeli soldiers and forcibly evicted the residents of an apartment and occupied it, in addition to several vacant homes.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/israel-settlers-occupy-608867" 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/20121219131154732580_20.jpg" alt="A quarter of construction in Jerusalem is illegal, according to an Israeli NGO (File/AFP)" title="A quarter of construction in Jerusalem is illegal, according to an Israeli NGO (File/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/israel-settlers-occupy-608867" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/israel-settlers-occupy-608867#comments NEWS Conflict With Israel Main headlines Israel Pakistan Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:25:01 +0000 608867 at http://www.albawaba.com "Let's talk about Gaza" sang out Alicia Keys alongside Israeli Idan Raichel and Palestinian Ali Amr http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/let%27s-talk-about-gaza-sang-alicia-keys-idan-raichel-ali-amr-608835 <p>Trio performed as part of the annual Global Citizen Festival.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/let%27s-talk-about-gaza-sang-alicia-keys-idan-raichel-ali-amr-608835" 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/IdanRaichel_and_AliParis_We_Are_Here_Movement_fb_1.jpg" alt="Alicia Keys kickin&#039; it with Idan Raichel and Ali Amr (Image: Facebook)" title="Alicia Keys kickin&#039; it with Idan Raichel and Ali Amr (Image: Facebook)" 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.jpost.com" title="Jpost.com (The Jerusalem Post online edition)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1492.png" title="Jpost.com (The Jerusalem Post online edition)" border="0" /></a> All rights reserved © The Jerusalem Post 1995 - 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/let%27s-talk-about-gaza-sang-alicia-keys-idan-raichel-ali-amr-608835" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/let%27s-talk-about-gaza-sang-alicia-keys-idan-raichel-ali-amr-608835#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Music Reviews Israel Palestine Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:56:14 +0000 608835 at http://www.albawaba.com U.S. disagrees with Netanyahu over Iran and ISIS remarks http://www.albawaba.com/news/netanyahu-iran-un-608847 <p><a href="http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/US-disagrees-with-Netanyahu-on-Iran-ISIS-and-Hamas-376648" target="_blank">The U.S.</a></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/netanyahu-iran-un-608847" 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/063_456336282.jpg" alt="Benjamin Netanyahu compared ISIS to Hamas during his speech at the 69th UN General Assembly, September 29, 2014 (File/AFP)" title="Benjamin Netanyahu compared ISIS to Hamas during his speech at the 69th UN General Assembly, September 29, 2014 (File/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.jpost.com" title="Jpost.com (The Jerusalem Post online edition)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1492.png" title="Jpost.com (The Jerusalem Post online edition)" border="0" /></a> All rights reserved © The Jerusalem Post 1995 - 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/netanyahu-iran-un-608847" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/netanyahu-iran-un-608847#comments NEWS Conflict With Israel Main headlines Iran Israel United States Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:48:41 +0000 608847 at http://www.albawaba.com