Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Argentina paired with Uruguay in Copa America 2015 draw http://www.albawaba.com/sport/copa-america-2015-draw-625353 <p>Argentina have been pitted against defending champions Uruguay in Monday’s Copa America draw, which took place in Vina del Mar.</p> <p>Group B will also consist of Paraguay, who were the surprise runners up in 2011, and Jamaica, who are one of two guest nations from the Concacaf federation.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/copa-america-2015-draw-625353" 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/copa_america_2015_logo.jpg" alt="Copa America 2015 logo" title="Copa America 2015 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"> <a href="http://www.goal.com" title="Goal.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/370.png" title="Goal.com" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Goal.com All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/copa-america-2015-draw-625353" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/copa-america-2015-draw-625353#comments Sport Football Main headlines South America Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:49:28 +0000 625353 at http://www.albawaba.com Pellegrini dismisses Messi to Man City rumours http://www.albawaba.com/sport/messi-manchester-city-625339 <p>Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed rumours linking his club with a move for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.Messi made headlines last week when he hinted that he could leave Camp Nou in the near future, and a number of top European clubs have been linked with a big-money move in recent days.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/messi-manchester-city-625339" 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/messi_leon.jpg" alt="Lionel Messi" title="Lionel Messi" 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.goal.com" title="Goal.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/370.png" title="Goal.com" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Goal.com All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/messi-manchester-city-625339" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/messi-manchester-city-625339#comments Sport Football Main headlines Spain UK Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:42:29 +0000 625339 at http://www.albawaba.com Syrian refugees continue hunger strikes in Athens http://www.albawaba.com/node/625329 <p><a href="http://www.aa.com.tr/en/world/425548--syrian-refugees-stage-hunger-strike-in-athens" target="_blank">About 500 Syrian refugees including women and&nbsp;children</a>&nbsp;have staged their&nbsp;sixth day of a hunger strike&nbsp;in front of Greece's&nbsp;Parliament House in Athens.</p> <p>The hunger-strikers, who reached Greece from Turkey in inflatable boats,&nbsp;called on the&nbsp;Greek&nbsp;government to observe their rights as refugees and&nbsp;held&nbsp;placards reading: "We escaped from death in Syria to vagrancy in Greece."</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/625329" 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/Lebanon_Syria_refugee_Beirut_AFP.jpg" alt="Syria continues to be plagued by conflict, leading refugees to Greece and other neighboring countries. (AFP/File) " title="Syria continues to be plagued by conflict, leading refugees to Greece and other neighboring countries. (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.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/node/625329" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/node/625329#comments NEWS Main headlines Conflict in Syria International Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:00:36 +0000 625329 at http://www.albawaba.com Bomb explosion kills 10 in Baghdad http://www.albawaba.com/node/625323 <p><a href="http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/24/387358/bombing-leaves-nine-dead-in-baghdad/" target="_blank">At least 10 people have been killed</a> and 30 others wounded in a bomb explosion carried out at a busy commercial district in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad.</p> <p>Police sources said the attack hit a crowded market in Baghdad’s northeastern neighborhood of al-Sha’ab on Monday.</p> <p>There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blasts. However, Iraqi officials usually blame such attacks on 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="/node/625323" 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/Baghdad_Iraq_car_bomb_wreck_AFP.jpg" alt="At least 10 people have been killed and 30 others were wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad. (AFP/File) " title="At least 10 people have been killed and 30 others were wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad. 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(AFP/File) " title="A former British soldier joined his friend to fight alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga forces. (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.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/british-mercenaries-join-kurdish-forces-fight-against-isil-625321" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/british-mercenaries-join-kurdish-forces-fight-against-isil-625321#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News International Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:04:09 +0000 625321 at http://www.albawaba.com Neuer, Buffon & Casillas on five-man shortlist for Fifa FIFPro World XI 2014 http://www.albawaba.com/sport/fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-625315 <p>Manuel Neuer, Iker Casillas, Thibaut Courtois, Gianluigi Buffon and Claudio Bravo have made the five-man shortlist for the Fifa FIFPro World XI 2014.</p> <p>The Bayern Munich man won the Bundesliga title and DFB Pokal with the Bavarians before he was crowned world champion with Germany during the summer.</p> <p>Casillas, meanwhile, was second choice in La Liga last term, but was Madrid's No.1 in the Champions League and Copa del Rey, with the Santiago Bernabeu side winning both competitions.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-625315" 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/germany_neuer.jpg" alt="Manuel Neuer" title="Manuel Neuer" 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.goal.com" title="Goal.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/370.png" title="Goal.com" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Goal.com All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-625315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/fifa-fifpro-world-xi-2014-625315#comments Sport Football Main headlines International Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:03:21 +0000 625315 at http://www.albawaba.com Falcao returns to Man Utd training http://www.albawaba.com/sport/falcao-manchester-united-625305 <p><a href="https://twitter.com/FALCAO" target="_blank">@FALCAO</a> Back to training 100% and ready to help the team in the next games.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/falcao-manchester-united-625305" 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_m.jpg" alt="Falcao during Man Utd training" title="Falcao during Man Utd training" 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> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/falcao-manchester-united-625305#comments Sport twipic UK Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:08:48 +0000 625305 at http://www.albawaba.com McIlroy sets target on 'Green Jacket' after trophy-laden 2014 season http://www.albawaba.com/sport/rory-mcilroy-625303 <p>Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy is eyeing the 'Green Jacket' in 2015 after he picked up the European money list trophy for the second time in three seasons on Sunday.</p> <p>The US Masters has been the only major championship to elude the Northern Irishman and he has set sights to bag the Green Jacket now.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/rory-mcilroy-625303" 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/Rory_McIlroy.jpg" alt="Rory McIlroy" title="Rory McIlroy" 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/rory-mcilroy-625303" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/rory-mcilroy-625303#comments Sport Main headlines Other sports International Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:04:26 +0000 625303 at http://www.albawaba.com Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians in West Bank http://www.albawaba.com/news/israeli-forces-detain-11-palestinians-west-bank-625291 <p><a href="http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/11/24/387346/11-palestinians-arrested-in-west-bank/" target="_blank">Israeli forces have arrested at least eleven Palestinians</a> in overnight operations on a number of Palestinian houses across the West Bank.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/israeli-forces-detain-11-palestinians-west-bank-625291" 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/baghdad-arrested---.jpg" alt="Israeli forces have arrested at least eleven Palestinians in overnight operations late Sunday. 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Assaf's album-signing tour is 442! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/may-i-have-your-autograph-mohammed-assafs-album-signing-tour-442-625287 <p><strong>By Arwad Khalifeh</strong></p> <p>In October, Mohammed Assaf's first music album became an instant hit in the Middle East. Today, his success continues to grow as the Palestinian star tours the region for his first ever album-signing tour.</p> <p>Thousands of eager fans welcomed Assaf in Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and the UAE, along with a copy of their favourite superstar's album.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/may-i-have-your-autograph-mohammed-assafs-album-signing-tour-442-625287" 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/assaf_album_signing.jpg" alt="Assaf takes a selfie with a fan at his album signing event in Amman, Jordan. (Image: Facebook)" title="Assaf takes a selfie with a fan at his album signing event in Amman, Jordan. (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/may-i-have-your-autograph-mohammed-assafs-album-signing-tour-442-625287" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/may-i-have-your-autograph-mohammed-assafs-album-signing-tour-442-625287#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Middle East Palestine Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:32:40 +0000 625287 at http://www.albawaba.com