Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines http://www.albawaba.com/rss/all en Champions League: Man City 3-2 Bayern Munich http://www.albawaba.com/sport/manchester-city-bayern-munich-aguero-625751 <p>Hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero&nbsp;turned the game on its head to keep Manchester City's hopes of&nbsp;Champions League qualification very much alive with a turnaround 3-2 victory over 10-man Bayern Munich at the Etihad Stadium.Manuel Pellegrini's men took the lead from the penalty spot through the Argentine midway through the first half, the spot kick won in an incident that saw Mehdi Benatia given his marching orders.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/manchester-city-bayern-munich-aguero-625751" 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/aguero_mcfc_bayern_.jpg" alt="Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich: Incredible Aguero rescues qualification hopes" title="Manchester City 3-2 Bayern Munich: Incredible Aguero rescues qualification hopes" 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/manchester-city-bayern-munich-aguero-625751" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/manchester-city-bayern-munich-aguero-625751#comments Sport Football Main headlines Germany UK Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:26:50 +0000 625751 at http://www.albawaba.com Champione League: Schalke 0-5 Chelsea http://www.albawaba.com/sport/schalke-chelsea-drogba-willian-ramires-625749 <p>Chelsea&nbsp;romped to a 5-0 victory away against&nbsp;Schalke to confirm themselves as winners of their&nbsp;Champions League group with a game to spare.The Blues took the lead in just the second minute when John Terry headed home a corner and their superiority was clear from that point onward.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/schalke-chelsea-drogba-willian-ramires-625749" 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/ramires_schalke_chelsea.jpg" alt="Schalke 0-5 Chelsea: Mourinho&#039;s men cruise into Champions League last 16" title="Schalke 0-5 Chelsea: Mourinho&#039;s men cruise into Champions League last 16" 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/schalke-chelsea-drogba-willian-ramires-625749" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/sport/schalke-chelsea-drogba-willian-ramires-625749#comments Sport Football Main headlines Germany UK Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:23:55 +0000 625749 at http://www.albawaba.com Israeli bus runs over two Palestinians in Jenin, 1 dead http://www.albawaba.com/news/israeli-bus-runs-over-two-palestinians-jenin-1-dead-625739 <p><a href="http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=742711" target="_blank">An Israeli bus driver ran over </a>two Palestinian at al-Jalama checkpoint in Jenin, killing one person and injuring another, Palestinian security sources said Tuesday.&nbsp;Palestinian security sources told Ma'an that Noor Hassan Naim Salim, 22, and Alaa Kayid Salim, 20, from Nablus were injured after being ran over by an Israeli bus.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/israeli-bus-runs-over-two-palestinians-jenin-1-dead-625739" 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/Israel_gaza__7_amb_2968874k.jpg" alt="Israeli bus hits two Palestinians in Jenin. 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Gulf states agree on new contract for domestic workers http://www.albawaba.com/business/they-can-finally-get-day-gulf-states-agree-new-contract-domestic-workers-625735 <p>Gulf labour ministers Tuesday agreed on minimum terms in the contracts of domestic staff to improve the <a href="http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/11/23/gulf-countries-increase-migrant-worker-protection" target="_blank">widely criticised working conditions </a>of over 2.4 million foreign maids, an official said. </p><p>The move comes as labour ministers of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), home to 23 million foreigners, mostly unskilled workers, are to meet with their Asian counterparts in Kuwait City this week to discuss</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/business/they-can-finally-get-day-gulf-states-agree-new-contract-domestic-workers-625735" 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/Wear_a_domestic_worker-.jpg" alt="Ninety international rights and labour groups called in a joint statement Sunday for urgent action to protect migrant workers." title="Ninety international rights and labour groups called in a joint statement Sunday for urgent action to protect migrant workers." 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.yourmiddleeast.com" title="Your Middle East" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1359.png" title="Your Middle East" border="0" /></a> Copyright © Your Middle East AB. 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Rescue workers are continuing to search for survivors under the rubble in the west Cairo suburb.</p> <p>Desperate family members joined in the search after the early morning collapse, moving chunks of stone by hand in an effort to find survivors.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/cairo-building-collapse-kills-18-625715" 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/egypt-635x357.jpg" alt="Egyptian rescue workers and residents remove a body from the rubble of a collapsed building on November 25, 2014 in Cairo&#039;s northern district of Matariya (AFP)" title="Egyptian rescue workers and residents remove a body from the rubble of a collapsed building on November 25, 2014 in Cairo&#039;s northern district of Matariya (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.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. 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