Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Djokovic takes break as he struggles with wrist injury http://www.albawaba.com/sport/novak-djokovic-wrist-injury-570306 <p>Wrist problems are among the injuries that tennis players fear the most and <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Djokovic" target="_blank">Novak Djokovic</a> yesterday became the latest player to reveal that he is having to take a break from the game. The world No 2 said after his 7-5, 6-2 defeat by <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federer" target="_blank">Roger Federer</a> in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters that he expected to be out of the game "for some time".</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/novak-djokovic-wrist-injury-570306" 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/ndjokovicc.jpg" alt="Novak Djokovic" title="Novak Djokovic" 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"> <img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1582.png" title="Independent on Sunday" border="0" /> Copyright © Independent Print Limited </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/sport/novak-djokovic-wrist-injury-570306" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/novak-djokovic-wrist-injury-570306#comments Sport Main headlines International Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:39:23 +0000 570306 at http://www.albawaba.com Jordan cracks down on Islamists, "Syrian jihadists" http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/jordan-syria-570293 <p class="p1">Four citizens residing in the Jordanian city of Irbid were arrested late last week for allegedly attempting to facilitate the entry of <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/video/2014/apr/15/jihad-syria-social-media-video" target="_blank">“would-be Islamist fighters” into Syria</a>, according to Islamist and official sources.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/conflict-syria/jordan-syria-570293" 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/Al_Qaeda_Syria.jpg" alt="The four men are accused of planning to help &quot;would-be&quot; jihadists enter Syria from Jordan. (AFP/File)" title="The four men are accused of planning to help &quot;would-be&quot; jihadists enter Syria from Jordan. (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.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. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/jordan-syria-570293" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/jordan-syria-570293#comments Conflict in Syria NEWS Main headlines Jordan Syria Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 570293 at http://www.albawaba.com Egypt jails 30 Morsi supporters for rioting http://www.albawaba.com/news/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-570291 <p>A Cairo misdemeanor court has&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Apr-20/253950-egypt-jails-30-morsi-backers-for-rioting.ashx" target="_blank">sentenced 30 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to three-and-a-half years in jail</a>&nbsp;for rioting and illegal protesting, according to Al-Ahram's Arabic news website.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-570291" 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/Muslim_Brotherhood_Riots_Cairo_AFP.jpg" alt="When Egypt&#039;s protest law was put forward in November 2013, the Muslim Brotherhood vowed to defy it, a move that has resulted in the arrest and sentencing of many of their members. (AFP/File)" title="When Egypt&#039;s protest law was put forward in November 2013, the Muslim Brotherhood vowed to defy it, a move that has resulted in the arrest and sentencing of many of their members. (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/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-570291" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/egypt-muslim-brotherhood-570291#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Egypt Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:00:00 +0000 570291 at http://www.albawaba.com Iran has completes diluting of 20 percent uranium http://www.albawaba.com/news/iran-nuclear-weapons-570290 <p><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-27065532" target="_blank">Iran has finished diluting half of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium to five-percent purity</a> and is to convert the rest to uranium oxide, an Iran nuclear official says.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/iran-nuclear-weapons-570290" 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_nuclear_weapons_flag_AFP.jpg" alt="Last week, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran is complying with the terms of its nuclear agreement with six world powers. (AFP/File)" title="Last week, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran is complying with the terms of its nuclear agreement with six world powers. (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/iran-nuclear-weapons-570290" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/iran-nuclear-weapons-570290#comments NEWS Main headlines The Iranian File Iran Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 570290 at http://www.albawaba.com Syrian Christians "won't give in" says Orthodox Patriarch in Easter message http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/syria-war-570288 <p><a href="http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/04/20/in-easter-message-greek-orthodox-patriarch-says-syria-christians-wont-yield-to/" target="_blank">Syria’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch says Christians in the country will not “submit and yield” to extremists</a> fighting against the Syrian government.</p> <p>During his comments on Saturday to mark Easter, Patriarch John Yazigi&nbsp;called for an end to the practice of “intimidation, displacement, extremism and Takfiri mentality,” the official news agency SANA reported.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/conflict-syria/syria-war-570288" 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/359359_Assad-Yazigi_.jpg" alt="File photo shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad receiving Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi in Damascus. (Photo courtesy of PressTV)" title="File photo shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad receiving Greek Orthodox Patriarch John Yazigi in Damascus. (Photo courtesy of PressTV)" 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/conflict-syria/syria-war-570288" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/syria-war-570288#comments Conflict in Syria NEWS Main headlines Syria Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 570288 at http://www.albawaba.com Hollande: France has "information" that Syrian regime is still using chemical weapons http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/syria-chemical-weapons-570264 <p><a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Apr-20/253927-france-has-information-assad-regime-using-chemical-weapons-hollande.ashx#axzz2zOvdKypG" target="_blank">France has information but no solid proof that the Syrian government is still using chemical weapons</a>, President Francois Hollande said Sunday.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/conflict-syria/syria-chemical-weapons-570264" 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/Chemical_assad_US_afp.jpg" alt="France has information but no solid proof that the Syrian government is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday. (AFP/File)" title="France has information but no solid proof that the Syrian government is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday. (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> © 2014 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/syria-chemical-weapons-570264" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/conflict-syria/syria-chemical-weapons-570264#comments Conflict in Syria NEWS Main headlines France Syria Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 570264 at http://www.albawaba.com Five more killed in Yemen as drone strikes continue http://www.albawaba.com/node/570262 <p><a href="http://presstv.com/detail/2014/04/20/359349/5-killed-in-us-drone-attack-in-yemen/" target="_blank">At least five people have been killed</a> in an airstrike carried out by a U.S. drone in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan.</p> <p>According to Yemeni tribal sources, the attack was carried out on Sunday in the town of al-Mahfad.</p> <p>The deadly airstrike comes a day after nearly <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/yemen-drone-strike-569971" target="_blank">20 people lost their lives in a similar attack</a> in the province of Baida.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/570262" 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/yemen_drone3.jpg" alt="U.S. drone strikes on Yemen have increased during President Obama&#039;s administration. (AFP/File)" title="U.S. drone strikes on Yemen have increased during President Obama&#039;s administration. (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/node/570262" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/node/570262#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News United States Yemen Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:00:08 +0000 570262 at http://www.albawaba.com Sherine Abdelwahab crosses the line, says Haifa Wehbe would offer Ricky Martin sex http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sherine-abdelwahab-haifa-wehbe-ricky-martin-570266 <p dir="ltr">Did Sherine Abdelwahab seriously accuse <a title="Haifa film " href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/halawet-rouh-569984" target="_blank">Haifa Wehbe</a> of offering sexual favors?</p> <p dir="ltr">According to Elaph news, she so did! Rumor has it that the Egyptian singer is in hot water after making the comments in an interview with Egyptian newspaper “Al Youm 7.”</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/sherine-abdelwahab-haifa-wehbe-ricky-martin-570266" 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/Ricky_Marten_Sherine_Abdel_Wahab_Haifa_Wehbe.jpg" alt="Sherine clearly thinks very lowly of fellow singer Haifa! (Image: Albawaba edit)" title="Sherine clearly thinks very lowly of fellow singer Haifa! (Image: Albawaba edit)" 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> © 2014 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sherine-abdelwahab-haifa-wehbe-ricky-martin-570266" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sherine-abdelwahab-haifa-wehbe-ricky-martin-570266#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Lebanon Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:57:49 +0000 570266 at http://www.albawaba.com Qaradawi releases conciliatory statement in an effort to soothe Gulf dispute http://www.albawaba.com/news/qaradawi-qatar-gulf-rift-570254 <p>Controversial cleric Youssef al Qaradawi <a href="http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Apr-20/253942-qaradawi-attempts-to-soothe-gulf-rift.ashx#axzz2zOwq6h9R" target="_blank">sent a conciliatory message to countries he has criticized </a>in an effort to quell the current <a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/gulf-rift-qatar--570157" target="_blank">dispute between several Gulf states and Qatar</a>, according to Reuters.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/qaradawi-qatar-gulf-rift-570254" 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/qaradawi3.jpg" alt="Qaradawi is one of the most influential Muslim scholars living today. (AFP/File)" title="Qaradawi is one of the most influential Muslim scholars living today. (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> © 2014 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/qaradawi-qatar-gulf-rift-570254" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/qaradawi-qatar-gulf-rift-570254#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Bahrain Qatar Saudi Arabia UAE Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:26:00 +0000 570254 at http://www.albawaba.com At least 11 Algerian soldiers killed in clashes with Islamists http://www.albawaba.com/news/algeria-qaeda-570248 <p>At least eleven soldiers were killed in the south of Algeria at the hands of Islamist militants Sunday,<a title="algeria islamists" href="http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/127376-eleven-soldiers-killed-in-algeria-attack" target="_blank"> according to Agence France Presse.&nbsp;</a></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/algeria-qaeda-570248" 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/algeria_elections_unrest_april_2014.jpg" alt="Many Algerians in Kabylie took to the streets last Thursday in protest of Bouteflika&#039;s bid for a fourth term as president (Farouk Batiche/AFP)" title="Many Algerians in Kabylie took to the streets last Thursday in protest of Bouteflika&#039;s bid for a fourth term as president (Farouk Batiche/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.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2014 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/news/algeria-qaeda-570248" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/news/algeria-qaeda-570248#comments NEWS Main headlines Regional News Algeria Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:05:49 +0000 570248 at http://www.albawaba.com