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The Egyptian forward saw off competition from Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita and Victor Moses to win the BBC award
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The forward saw off competition from Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita and Victor Moses to win the BBC award
Al Jazira squad
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Can Ali Mabkhout or Romarinho put one past Marcelo and Keylor Navas? Can Fares Juma and Salim Rashid hold off Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale? These are the questions which every ardent UAE football fan is asking
"She fiercely resisted and bit me in my right wrist. I had to go to the hospital to get treated for the injury"
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"We stopped her to check whether she had a legal status here and showed her our police IDs. But she fiercely resisted and bit me in my right wrist. I had to go to the hospital to get treated for the injury."
Photo: yoga-escapes.com
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Advisor of HM the King for Youth and Sports, Saleh Essa Bin Hindi, has received Ambassador of Egypt to Bahrain, Soha Ebrahim Mohammed Rifaat.
Kesha is teaming up with Macklemore for a 30-city joint tour titled The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore. (AFP/File)
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Kesha is teaming up with Macklemore for a 30-city joint tour titled The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore.
The new style! (Kim Kardashian / Snapchat)
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Over the weekend, the 37-year-old reality TV bombshell shared a photo of her bob haircut, which comes just one week after she went for a lob. 'I cut my hair even shorter today. Do we like it or is it too short?' she said on Snapchat.
Real Madrid squad
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UAE fans might get to see Bale in white for the last time
It’s the hottest job for Emiratis at the moment and for good reason as they’ll be working in outer space. But what will it take to make the cut? (AFP/File)
18:57 GMT
Agency looking for strong team players and well-rounded individual with a lot of skills set.
Brooklyn Beckham was spotted heading to class on his bicycle amid reports of a terrorist pipe bomb explosion in the subway just blocks away from his college classroom. (AFP/File)
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Brooklyn Beckham was spotted heading to class on his bicycle amid reports of a terrorist pipe bomb explosion in the subway just blocks away from his college classroom.
Egypt national football team
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The Egyptian Football Association is in talks with its counterpart in Portugal and Poland to play friendly games within preparations for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia, the EFA board member Magdy Abdel-Ghany reported.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region saw 400 percent more IPOs in 2017 compared to the same period of 2016, according to a new report. (AFP/ File)
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The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region saw 400 percent more IPOs in 2017 compared to the same period of 2016, according to a report by Ernst & Young.
The technology is in line with the UAE government's vision to upgrade police services (Shutterstock/File)
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According to a statement issued by the police on Monday, the technology is in line with the UAE government's vision to upgrade police services.
“It is an honour to sign with WWE and represent the Middle East,” said Al Ruwayeh in a statement.  /Courtesy WWE
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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has signed on Kuwaiti national Nasser Al Ruwayeh, giving him the opportunity to train to become a WWE Superstar
Multiple Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend will be back in UAE soon. /AP
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The multiple Grammy-winning artist will perform on the second night of the three-day event on February 22
The judge of Arkaweet Court Ibrahim Khaled, on Sunday, acquitted the girls and ordered for the case to be closed (Shutterstock/File)
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The young women, mostly from South Sudan, were arrested last Thursday for wearing short skirts and tight trousers at a women’s concert in Al-Mamoura district south of the Sudanese capital Khartoum.
Palestinian demonstrators burn posters of the US president in Bethlehem's Manger Square in protest to him declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6, 2017 (Musa Al Shaer/AFP)
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For most people in the West, Bethlehem is most likely to be mentioned at this time of year in the context of a nativity play.
Leonardo Di Caprio starred as Jordan Belford in the popular movie "Wolf of Wall St" /Courtesy Paramount Pictures
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Prominent American author and speaker, Jordan Belfort, who is widely known for his stock market manipulation fraud crimes back in 1990, posted on his Facebook account that an event he was set to speak at in the Cairo International Stadium in December turned out to be a “total fraud.”
A fire truck arrives after a reported explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Dec. 11, 2017 in New York (Bryan R. Smith/AFP)
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An explosion in a subway near New York City's Port Authority during the Monday morning commute injured at least one person and put a suspect in custody, authorities said.
Dubai's budget for 2018 includes over Dh5 billion ($1.3 billion) dedicated to Expo 2020 projects alone. (File photo)
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Dubai's budget for 2018 includes over Dh5 billion ($1.3 billion) dedicated to Expo 2020 projects alone.
A Rohingya outside Sittwe in Myanmar's Rakhine state (Ye Aung Thu/AFP Photo)
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Al Bawaba spoke with Rohingya activist Nay San Lwin about the ongoing genocide and the lack of international action to end it.
On Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that Iraq’s border with Syria had been completely secured (AFP/File)
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Scores of ISIS militants on Monday surrendered to Iraqi security forces west of Mosul, regional capital of the northern Nineveh province, according to an Iraqi military source.
Courtesy #MEProjectRunway
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The competition continues for the third week on the second season of Project Runway Middle East, this time with an emotional challenge (and we’re not just talking about Zobaida’s meltdown).
No more fireworks this year, but how will laser lights look? /AP
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New Year’s Eve is upon us, which basically means it’s almost let’s-watch-ome-crazy-fireworks-o’clock. Dubai’s Burj Khalifa is known for its iconic New Year’s firework displays, however, they’re doing things differently this year.
Protesters shout slogans and wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration against the U.S. president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on Dec. 8, 2017, in the Jordanian capital Amman (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
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The Lower House on Sunday tasked its Legal Committee with poring over Jordan’s peace treaty with Israel and its pursuant agreements, and come up with proposals to address the Israeli violations to the provisions of the 1994 pact.
Protesters at  a demonstration outside the US embassy in Awkar on December 10, 2017 (Anwar Amro/AFP)
12:43 GMT
The stereotype of the irrationally angry “violent Arab” has long been used to silence and undermine legitimate resistance against Israeli occupation and rights violations.
This is the first time that cinemas have been licensed since their ban in the early 1980s (Shutterstock/File)
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The Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information (MOCI) announced in an official statement on Monday that commercial cinemas will be allowed to operate in the Kingdom as of early 2018, for the first time in more than 35 years.
Al-Jazira's Emirati forward Ali Mabkhout (C, front) embraces his teammates Moroccan Mbark Boussoufa (C-L, behind) and Brazillian Romarinho (C-R, behind), as they celebrate after him scoring a goal against Urawa Reds during their FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final match at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on December 9, 2017.
GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP
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Brazilian wants the team to give off their best against Real Madrid
Since Aug. 25, over 625,000 Rohingya have crossed from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine into Bangladesh (AFP)
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“The violence against the Rohingya in Northern Rakhine in Burma … may also constitute crimes against humanity and even genocide,” the report by parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee said.
The protest brought together over 300 members of the professional associations (Twitter/Salim Essaid)
10:51 GMT
The country's professional associations on Sunday held a protest to condemn and reject U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Photo: midliferocksblog.com
10:50 GMT
Dr Wafaa Ayesh, Clinical Nutrition Director at Dubai Health Authority, answers your nutrition queries
A protester throws a tire on a fire during a demonstration outside the US embassy in Awkar, on the outskirts of the Lebanese capital Beirut, on Dec. 10, 2017, to protest against Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
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Clashes with security personnel ebbed and flowed throughout the morning. Close to the security barricade, a crowd of protesters chanted slogans as piles of burning tires and trash sent thick black plumes of smoke into the air just meters behind them.
Qatar's Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah (R) signs an agreement with his British counterpart Gavin Williamson to buy 24 Typhoon fighters from the U.K., in the capital Doha on Dec. 10, 2017 (Stringer/AFP)
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The statement said the two countries also signed an agreement to discuss the establishment of a "joint operation fleet."
2016's increase in weapons sales was the first time a rise occurred after five consecutive years of decline (AFP/File)
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Global arms manufacturers increased sales in 2016 -- the first increase of worldwide weapon distribution since 2010, according to data released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
The father claimed that the first husband had divorced his wife but forgot to apply for divorce papers (AFP/File)
08:05 GMT
A man who gave his daughter in marriage to two men at the same time is being questioned in Saudi Arabia on charges of violating the provisions of Islamic Shariah and deception.
A clinic in Aleppo damaged by air strikes in 2016 (Thaer Mohammed/AFP)
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For medical professionals in ISIS’ former stronghold of Raqqa, trying to save lives meant risking shelling, airstrikes and arrest.

December 10, 2017

On Sunday, 24-karat gold in the UAE was trading at Dh151.25 per gram, the cheapest since July. (File photo)
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On Sunday, 24-karat gold in the UAE was trading at Dh151.25 per gram, the cheapest since July.
Here's everything you need to know about Galaxy S9's larger sibling. (Pexels)
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Here's everything you need to know about Galaxy S9's larger sibling.
YouTube reveals the top videos and music videos of 2017. On the list are Luis Fonsi, Ed Sheeran and Maluma. (Pexels)
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YouTube has revealed the top trending videos and music videos as the end of 2017 is rolling into view.
Trading of the first U.S. bitcoin futures is set to begin at 18:00 ET on Sunday. (File photo)
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Trading of the first U.S. bitcoin futures is set to begin at 18:00 ET on Sunday.
Russia will provide Egypt with a $25 billion loan, equivalent to 85 percent of the construction cost of the new nuclear plant. (File photo)
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Russia will provide Egypt with a $25 billion, 3 percent annual interest loan for the construction of the Dabaa plant.
"Buy our gas and you'll save oil," President Vladimir Putin told Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih. (AFP)
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Russia is seeking new buyers for its gas supplies, with Saudi Arabia a potential market for Moscow's newly-exploited Arctic gas.
Between 19.5 to 27 percent of male survey respondents confirmed having experienced sexual harassment or unwanted sexual contact as boys (Bulent Kilic/AFP)
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Titled “We keep it in our heart — Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis,” the study comprised several dozen of informants and focus group discussions (FGD), involving some 196 refugees in Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan, according to a statement by the UNHCR.
Alireza Karimi
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Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the “sacrifice and sportsmanship” of an Iranian wrestler who intentionally lost his match...
Photo: @premierleague
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@premierleague: The Golden Boot winner will be _______?
Salah took his tally to 19 goals in 24 appearances with Liverpool since his summer arrival from AS Roma.
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A sublime strike from Egypt's effervescent winger Mohamed Salah took him one goal clear on top of the Premier League scorers' chart as Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw by Everton in the Merseyside derby on Sunday.
The defendant said the necklace was given to her as a gift (Shutterstock/File)
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The defendant told the prosecution that she did not steal the necklace and that her sponsor's wife had gifted it to her. She claimed she did not know it was gold and that was the reason she threw it in the trash bin.
Protesters shout slogans and wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration against the US president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the American embassy in Amman, on December 8, 2017 (Ahmad ABDO/AFP)
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"What happened last week hit at the core of our historical role, our identity and our values of respect and coexistence."
The professor had previously been investigated on similar accusations and was later transferred to a disciplinary committee (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
Yaseen Lasheen’s voice was allegedly heard in a three-minute audio recording that went viral on social media, blackmailing an anonymous woman to “take off her clothes for pictures to walk out of his office alive.”
Palestinian/American model Bella Hadid didn’t just protest on her Instagram account, as she was spotted yesterday in a protest outside the US embassy in London.(Source: Instagram @le.firdaws)
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Palestinian/American model Bella Hadid didn’t just protest on her Instagram account, as she was spotted yesterday in a protest outside the US embassy in London.
Price dropped the bombshell that gave her a hint her third husband was cheating on her during a candid Facebook Live event with handbag brand ClaireaBella. (Source: Featureflash Photo Agency - Shutterstock)
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Katie Price revealed the very intimate way she discovered her husband Kieran Hayler was having a seven-month affair with her ex-BFF Jane Pountney in 2014.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivers a speech during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine at the United Nations headquarters on December 8, 2017 (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images North America/AFP)
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The U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, has claimed that it “has outrageously been one of the world's foremost centers of hostility towards Israel.”
“Declaring it as a capital and relocating the embassy has no validity for us” (AFP/File)
15:03 GMT
Speaking at a meeting of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in Sivas, central Turkey, Erdogan said: “Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is null and void for us in any case."
Chinese police in Urumqi, Xinjiang Province in 2009, (AFP/File)
14:56 GMT
Thousands of Chinese jihadist separatists are threatening China, and China doesn't seem to have a workable plan to stop them.
Earlier this week, Rita uploaded a black-and-white snapshot of herself posing with a hand affectionate on the rocker's arm at Monday night's glitzy event London. (Source: Instagram - @ritaora)
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She has finally confirmed her blossoming romance with musician Andrew Watt by going 'Instagram official' on Tuesday.
Arda Turan
14:29 GMT
Turkish midfielder Arda Turan denounces US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Lebanese people walk past a poster bearing an image of the Palestinian flag and text reading in Arabic: "Palestine, a hundred years of struggle" in Beirut on Dec. 8, 2017 (Joseph Eid/AFP)
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Away from the burning of tires, American flags and U.S. President Donald Trump's pictures, hundreds of artists expressed their solidarity with Jerusalem in their own way on Sunday.
Al-Jazira's Emirati forward Ali Mabkhout celebrates after scoring a goal against Urawa Reds during their FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final match at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on December 9, 2017.
GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP
14:12 GMT
Coach lauds his striker’s eye for goal after match-winner sets up for historic Real Madrid clash
There was no comment from the Israeli army on the incident (AFP/File)
14:05 GMT
A 5-year-old Palestinian child was injured Sunday after being struck by an Israeli military vehicle in the West Bank city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent.
Kamel will be playing the role of an Arab woman called Fatma, in the thriller created by Oscar-nominated screenwriter David Hare.(Source: Instagram - @ahdkamel)
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After starring in the first feature — Wadjda — to ever be shot completely in Saudi Arabia, Saudi actress Ahd Kamel is set to make all Arabs proud with another huge step!
Qatar national team
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Qatar coach Felix Sanchez has named 20 players who will form the Qatar squad taking part in the 23rd edition of the Gulf Cup in Kuwait from December 22 to January 5.
Omar Khribin
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Syrian football players Omar al-Somah and Omar Khribin are among the ten players nominated by the Arab Sports Press Union (UPSA) for the Best Arab Football Player of the Year Award 2017.
The neutralization was carried out by the IDF’s Southern Command (AFP/File)
13:17 GMT
The Israeli army destroyed a large Hamas tunnel into Israeli territory from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip, IDF Spokesman Brig-Gen. Ronen Manelis announced on Sunday.
Khan celebrated his 31st birthday the same day he left the jungle (Source: Instagram - @amirkingkhan)
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Amir Khan has become the seventh person to be evicted from I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Outta Here.
A Palestinian protester kicks a burning tire towards Israeli security forces during clashes in the West Bank city of Nablus, following a demonstration against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec. 9, 2017. 
(JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP)
12:00 GMT
The world reacts to Trump's decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
The driver was hiding in Sharjah and Dubai Police cooperated with Sharjah Police to arrest him (Shutterstock/File)
11:28 GMT
Police have arrested a driver after he killed one person and injured three others in a hit-and-run incident on Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, Dubai Police said on Sunday.
The Bahraini monarch reportedly condemned the hostility of Arabs against Israel and asserted that Israeli citizens can visit his Gulf state (AFP/File)
11:01 GMT
A delegation from Bahrain has reportedly arrived in Israel on a four-day visit for talks with Israeli officials, days after U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to Israeli media.
Jordanian police stand guard in front of the American embassy in Amman during a demonstration against the US president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on December 8, 2017 (Ahmad Abdo/AFP)
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It would “force them to write ‘Arab Jerusalem’ when noting the address of their embassy,” argued commenters online.
Palestinian and Lebanese protesters take to the streets in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Dec. 8, 2017, to denounce the widely criticized decision by U.S. President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (ANWAR AMRO/AFP)
09:42 GMT
Security forces suppressed the demonstrations with tear gas and water cannons, with some cases of suffocation being reported.
A Palestinian protestor uses a sling shot to throw stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes after the Friday prayers in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)
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A Palestinian protestor uses a sling shot to throw stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes after the Friday prayers in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)
Wall inscriptions suggest the tombs date to the 18th dynasty (AFP)
08:44 GMT
The Antiquities Ministry said one tomb includes a number of small artifacts, a mummy and five pathways to a hall. The other one contained fragments of wooden coffins and other artifacts in a burial shaft leading to four chambers.
Approximately 25,000 people met in Rothschild Boulevard to protest Netanyahu with placards that say "No to Corruption," "Not leftist, not rightist, we are honest," "Get out Netanyahu" (AFP)
08:09 GMT
Since last year, Netanyahu has been the subject of a criminal investigation in two separate corruption cases. He has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.
The secretary-general said the "best practical reaction" to Trump's decision is to recognize the state of Palestine with its capital East Jerusalem (AFP)
07:41 GMT
The secretary-general said the "best practical reaction" to Trump's decision is to recognize the state of Palestine with its capital East Jerusalem.

December 9, 2017

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi; the world’s most expensive painting, is going to be exhibited at Abu Dhabi’s Louvre. (Source: twitter - @Louvre Abu Dhabi)
21:55 GMT
Earlier this week, it was revealed that Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi; the world’s most expensive painting, is going to be exhibited at Abu Dhabi’s Louvre.
Friends is certainly one of the shows you probably still can’t get over (Poster art copyright belongs to Warner Bros)
21:07 GMT
Nine of the best shows you probably still can’t get over, shows that shaped an entire generation.
Sheen has denied any wrongdoing. (Source: Featureflash Photo Agency - Shutterstock)
19:22 GMT
Charlie Sheen is suing the National Enquirer for defamation, following its publication of a report claiming the actor raped his Lucas co-star Corey Haim more than 30 years ago.
12-time Grand Slam champion scheduled for fifth visit to Abu Dhabi
19:16 GMT
12-time Grand Slam champion scheduled for fifth visit to Abu Dhabi
Al-Jazira's Emirati forward Ali Mabkhout celebrates after scoring a goal against Urawa Reds during their FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final match at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on December 9, 2017.
GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP
19:09 GMT
Henk Ten Cate's men overcame the odds to defeat Asian Champions League holders Urawa Red Diamonds in Abu Dhabi thanks to an Ali Mabkhout goal
Salim bin Said Al Wahaibi (Photo: Qatar Tribune)
19:04 GMT
The President of Oman Football Association Sheikh Salim bin Said al Wahaibi has praised the big role played by the Qatari association in helping lift the FIFA ban on Kuwaiti football, after a struggle that went on for more than two years.
Members of Wydad Casablanca's team pose before the start of their FIFA Club World Cup quarter-final match against CF Pachuca at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on December 9, 2017.
GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP
18:57 GMT
Mexicans take 112 minutes to break down African champions Wydad
The group celebrated excellence on the small screen, singling out for praise the series Big Little Lies (Source: poster art copyright belongs to Warner Bros. Television Distribution)
18:23 GMT
The American Film Institute has announced its picks for the best movies and TV shows of 2017.
The dinosaurs on the human abandoned Jurassic Park island face another round of extinction when a volcano threatens to engulf the area in molten lava. (Source: poster art copyright belongs to Universal Pictures)
17:28 GMT
The first trailer for the next instalment in the Jurassic Park franchise - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - was released Thursday night and it has all the roaring dinosaurs, running humans and dramatic music one would expect.
Reynolds has been tapped to play the titular character who acts as the leading mascot of the Pokemon brand. (Source: Featureflash Photo Agency - Shutterstock)
16:49 GMT
Ryan Reynolds has been cast in the upcoming live-action Pokemon film, Detective Pikachu.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
(Alain Jocard/AFP)
13:52 GMT
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation" (Facebook/al-khowa al-nathifa)
12:11 GMT
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation.”
Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday (Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP)
12:09 GMT
Iraqi forces have managed to recapture all territories overrun by Daesh in northern and western Iraq in 2014, Abadi said.
Christie's employees take bids for Leonardo da Vinci’s "Salvator Mundi" at Christie's New York November 15, 2017 (Timothy A. Clary/AFP)
10:16 GMT
Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has announced that it has acquired Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World).
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli troops near an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 8, 2017 (Abbas Momani/AFP)
08:30 GMT
Israeli troops killed at least two Palestinian protester as clashes escalated over U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
An injured Palestinian man arrives at a hospital to receive treatment following an Israeli air strike in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip, on December 8, 2017 (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
07:17 GMT
Dozens of Palestinians were injured Friday after Israeli forces struck two locations in the Gaza strip, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

December 8, 2017

Iran national team coach Carlos Queiroz
20:55 GMT
Football Federation Australia has reportedly shown interest in hiring Iran national team head coach Carlos Queiroz as a replacement for Ange Postecoglou.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino
20:45 GMT
Infantino lauds nations after tournament shifted from Qatar slated to be held from December 22
Qatar had conducted the draw for the tournament on September 25 with all eight teams included despite the fact that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain did not send their representatives to Doha.
20:24 GMT
Kuwait will make its much-awaited return to international football as host of the prestigious Gulf Cup starting December 22, it was confirmed Friday.
HRH Prince Ali poses for a group photo with members of the Equal Playing Field team in Jordan recently (Photo: Prince Ali Facebook page)
19:38 GMT
With the aim of promoting the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup (WAC) scheduled to be held in Amman between April 4 and 20, 2018, a global initiative will launch a number of women football campaigns in the Kingdom next month.
Gal Gadot /AP
19:30 GMT
LMU freshman Carla Arellano, who only started at the university a few weeks ago, was awarded a full four-year ride to the Jesuit university.
A Palestinian protestor uses a sling shot to throw stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes after the Friday prayers in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron. (HAZEM BADER / AFP)
13:24 GMT
In the West Bank, demonstrators torched heaps of tires, sending columns of thick black smoke rising over the cities of Ramallah and Bethlehem. Palestinian stone-throwers traded volleys in the streets with soldiers firing tear gas and rubber bullets.
Jewish settlers with Israeli troops converged on a Palestinian town that was scene of fierce confrontations last month. (AFP/File Photo)
11:29 GMT
Jewish settlers with Israeli troops converged on a Palestinian town that was scene of fierce confrontations last month.
Protesters shout slogans and wave the Jordanian flag during a demonstration near the American Embassy in Amman against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP)
11:00 GMT
The largest opposition group in Jordan, the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for wide protests across the Kingdom in response to the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The 36-year-old didn't even try to hide her appearance as she sported her long blonde corkscrew curls and sunglasses. /SocialMedia
10:05 GMT
Eagle-eyed customers at the discount retailer in San Clemente in Orange County spotted the singer browsing the merchandise with her mom Tina Knowles and daughter Blue Ivy.
Houthi rebel fighters inspect the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Dec. 5, 2017. (Mohammed HUWAIS / AFP)
10:00 GMT
The move comes a day after forces took control of Khokha, a major coastal spot in the rebel-controlled province.
It was not clear if Google Maps changed this designation based on Trump’s pronouncement or if it had always listed it that way. (Google Maps)
09:36 GMT
Social media users across the world were angered Thursday when it came to light that Google Maps lists Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
11 Photographers to Follow. /Instagram
09:24 GMT
Whether you’re into photography or not, we’re always in it for some inspo. Especially with Instagram in the game, we’d all like a visually appealing feed, right?