Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Jordan's King Abdullah condemns attacks in Egypt's Sinai http://www.albawaba.com/news/jordans-king-abdullah-condemns-attacks-egypts-sinai-615843 <p class="p1"><a href="http://jordantimes.com/kingdom-voices-support-for-egypt-after-terror-attack" target="_blank">His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday</a> sent a cable to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al&nbsp;Sisi, offering his condolences over the deaths of Egyptian security personnel in the <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/egypts-sisi-claims-foreign-assistance-behind-sinai-attacks-615627" target="_blank">two terrorist attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/jordans-king-abdullah-condemns-attacks-egypts-sinai-615843" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/jordans-king-abdullah-condemns-attacks-egypts-sinai-615843#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Egypt Jordan Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:08:03 +0000 615843 at http://www.albawaba.com Classical pianist Arsha Kaviani is coming back home to Dubai to perform http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/classical-pianist-arsha-kaviani-coming-back-home-dubai-perform-615835 <p>Dubai-born classical pianist Arsha Kaviani is set to perform next month at the One&amp;Only Royal Mirage’s Royal Ballroom.</p> <p>The 24-year-old will show off the skills that have taken him from London’s St. Johns Smith Square to the Moscow Conservatoire during his recital on Thursday, November 20.</p> <p>Kaviani, who is of Iranian heritage, has also performed as a soloist with both the Qatar Philharmonic and the Istanbul Symphony Orchestra.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/classical-pianist-arsha-kaviani-coming-back-home-dubai-perform-615835" 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/Arsha-kaviani-piano-fb.jpg" alt="Arsha Kaviani is taking his music back to his homeland. (Image: Facebook)" title="Arsha Kaviani is taking his music back to his homeland. (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.khaleejtimes.com" title="Khaleej Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/44.png" title="Khaleej Times" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/classical-pianist-arsha-kaviani-coming-back-home-dubai-perform-615835" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/classical-pianist-arsha-kaviani-coming-back-home-dubai-perform-615835#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz UAE Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:50:21 +0000 615835 at http://www.albawaba.com OK, NOW It's getting ridiculous! The Clooneys make it third time lucky with UK wedding http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ok-now-its-getting-ridiculous-clooneys-make-it-third-time-lucky-uk-wedding-615795 <p>George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin&nbsp;celebrated their union as <a title="Newlyweds Clooneys " href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-and-amal-clooney-are-already-talking-babies-614363" target="_blank">man and wife</a> once again in an exclusive bash at The Danesfield House Hotel &amp; Spa with their close family and friends on Saturday evening, reported the Daily Mail.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ok-now-its-getting-ridiculous-clooneys-make-it-third-time-lucky-uk-wedding-615795" 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/Amal_Alamuddin_buys_dogs_for_George_Clooney_fb_1.jpg" alt="The power couple wedded in a lavish wedding ceremony in Venice last month! (Image: Facebook)" title="The power couple wedded in a lavish wedding ceremony in Venice last month! (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.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/entertainment/ok-now-its-getting-ridiculous-clooneys-make-it-third-time-lucky-uk-wedding-615795" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ok-now-its-getting-ridiculous-clooneys-make-it-third-time-lucky-uk-wedding-615795#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Love Bites Latest News International Lebanon Middle East Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:48:07 +0000 615795 at http://www.albawaba.com Tunisia kicks off Parliamentary elections http://www.albawaba.com/news/parliamentary-polls-tunisia-615803 <p class="p1"><a href="http://english.ahram.org.eg/News/113949.aspx">Polling stations across Tunisia open their doors</a> Sunday to welcome voters in fresh parliamentary elections.</p> <p class="p1">Voters will elect 217 members of parliament in the first elections after the adoption of a new constitution. Balloting is scheduled to last 12 hours amid high expectations for voter turnout.</p> <p class="p1">There are 13,000 candidates from 90 parties competing for the 217 seats, spread across 33 districts, including six set aside for Tunisians living abroad.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/parliamentary-polls-tunisia-615803" 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/Tunisia_opens_polling.jpg" alt="A Tunisian woman holds up an inked finger after voting in the country&#039;s first elections in 2011 following the fall of long-time dictator, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. (AFP/File)" title="A Tunisian woman holds up an inked finger after voting in the country&#039;s first elections in 2011 following the fall of long-time dictator, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. (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/parliamentary-polls-tunisia-615803" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/parliamentary-polls-tunisia-615803#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Tunisia Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:53:23 +0000 615803 at http://www.albawaba.com Sharapova says more Grand Slam titles more important than No. 1 ranking http://www.albawaba.com/sport/sharapova-grand-slam-ranking-615799 <p>Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova has said that adding more Grand Slams is the top priority now after she missed her chance to end the year as world number one despite a win over Agnieszka Radwanska at the WTA Finals in Singapore.</p> <p>The Russian could have kept alive her hopes with a straight-sets win in her final group match, but missed three match points in the second set. She went on to win 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2, but the result means Serena Williams retains the top ranking.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/sharapova-grand-slam-ranking-615799" 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/sharapova.jpg" alt="Maria Sharapova" title="Maria Sharapova" 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-grand-slam-ranking-615799" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/sharapova-grand-slam-ranking-615799#comments Sport Main headlines Other sports Russian Federation Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:51:42 +0000 615799 at http://www.albawaba.com Suarez admits getting help in order to control urge to bite http://www.albawaba.com/sport/suarez-bite-barcelona-615791 <p>Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has said that he is getting help in order to control his impulse to bite, as he had been banned for four months for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup this summer.</p> <p>The striker made his Barcelona debut against Real Madrid yesterday and admitted earlier he had a problem, Suarez revealed that biting is like an impulse, like a reaction.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/suarez-bite-barcelona-615791" 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/suarez_camp_nou.jpg" alt="Luis Suarez" title="Luis Suarez" 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/suarez-bite-barcelona-615791" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/suarez-bite-barcelona-615791#comments Sport Football Main headlines International Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:46:52 +0000 615791 at http://www.albawaba.com First group of Iraq's Peshmerga troops dispatched to Kobani http://www.albawaba.com/news/first-group-iraqs-peshmerga-troops-dispatched-kobani-615787 <p><a href="http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/10/26/383659/1st-peshmerga-group-to-head-for-kobani/" target="_blank">The first contingent of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government forces</a>, known as Peshmerga, will head for Syria’s strategic town of Kobani.</p> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/turkey-allows-200-peshmerga-access-kobani-615471" target="_blank">According to Peshmerga officials</a>, 150 Kurdish fighters will be dispatched to the strategic town on Sunday to assist in the battle against the ISIL militants.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/first-group-iraqs-peshmerga-troops-dispatched-kobani-615787" 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-peshmerga-a-20140815-870x598.jpg" alt="Around 200 fighters are preparing to leave for Syria through Turkey (File/AFP)" title="Around 200 fighters are preparing to leave for Syria through Turkey (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.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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A state of emergency came into force across much of Egypt&#039;s Sinai Peninsula after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing by suspected jihadists on October 24, 2014. (AFP)" title="A handout picture released on October 25, 2014 by the Egyptian Presidency, shows the funeral for 30 solders killed the day before in the Sinai, at the Almaza military airbase in Cairo. A state of emergency came into force across much of Egypt&#039;s Sinai Peninsula after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing by suspected jihadists on October 24, 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"> © 2014 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/news/handout-picture-released-october-25-2014-egyptian-presidency-615713#comments NEWS photo of the week Middle East Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:08:01 +0000 615713 at http://www.albawaba.com You really think I'm Malala? Man mistakes actress Mindy Kaling for Pakistani teen activist http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/man-mistakes-actress-mindy-kaling-for-pakistani-teen-activist-615703 <p>Mindy Kaling, a writer and actor best known for her role in "The Office," was recently congratulated after The New Yorker Festival on being awarded the Nobel Prize. The only problem: Kaling has never recieved the award.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/man-mistakes-actress-mindy-kaling-for-pakistani-teen-activist-615703" 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/mind-kaling-fb.jpg" alt="Do you think Mindy Kaling could pass for Malala Yousafzai? (Image: Facebook)" title="Do you think Mindy Kaling could pass for Malala Yousafzai? (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.upi.com" title="UPI NewsTrack" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/358.png" title="UPI NewsTrack" border="0" /></a> Copyright © UPI, 2014. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/man-mistakes-actress-mindy-kaling-for-pakistani-teen-activist-615703" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/man-mistakes-actress-mindy-kaling-for-pakistani-teen-activist-615703#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:43:04 +0000 615703 at http://www.albawaba.com