Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines https://www.albawaba.com/rss/all/Violence%20flares%20at%20anti-Islam%20rallies%20across%20Australia en Women Included in Saudi National Day Celebrations for the First Time https://www.albawaba.com/news/women-included-saudi-national-day-celebrations-first-time-1025164 <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/women-included-saudi-national-day-celebrations-first-time-1025164" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/saudi_1.jpg" alt="Hundreds of Saudi women filled a sports stadium for the first time (AFP/File Photo)" title="Hundreds of Saudi women filled a sports stadium for the first time (AFP/File Photo)" 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.alaraby.co.uk/english" title="The New Arab" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/2687.png" title="The New Arab" border="0" /></a> Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/women-included-saudi-national-day-celebrations-first-time-1025164" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Saudi Arabia Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:47:26 +0000 1025164 at https://www.albawaba.com USADA urge IOC to ban Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics https://www.albawaba.com/sport/usada-urge-ioc-ban-russia-2018-winter-olympics-1025168 <p>US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has urged <a href="https://www.olympic.org/the-ioc" target="_blank">the International Olympic Committee (IOC)</a> to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying anything less than a total ban would be a "get out of jail free card" that would have terrible consequences for sport.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/usada-urge-ioc-ban-russia-2018-winter-olympics-1025168" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/USADA_Logo.jpg" alt="US Anti-Doping Agency logo" title="US Anti-Doping Agency 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.aninews.in" title="Asian News International (ANI)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/239.png" title="Asian News International (ANI)" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2017 aninews.in All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/usada-urge-ioc-ban-russia-2018-winter-olympics-1025168" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Other Sports Main Headlines International Russian Federation United States Sun, 24 Sep 2017 06:37:19 +0000 1025168 at https://www.albawaba.com Iran’s Mehdi Taremi banned for four months by FIFA https://www.albawaba.com/sport/iran%E2%80%99s-mehdi-taremi-banned-four-months-fifa-1025116 <p>Persepolis and Iran national football team striker Mehdi Taremi will serve a four-month ban after <a href="http://www.fifa.com" target="_blank">FIFA</a> found he had breached his contract.</p> <p>Taremi had been locked in a contract dispute with Turkish club Çaykur Rizespor dating back to June 2016, when the player reached an agreement to join the club and later returned to Persepolis.</p> <p>Persepolis have been also banned from signing players for the next two transfer windows.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/iran%E2%80%99s-mehdi-taremi-banned-four-months-fifa-1025116" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/Mehdi_Taremi.jpg" alt="Mehdi Taremi" title="Mehdi Taremi" 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.tehrantimes.com" title="Tehran Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1312.png" title="Tehran Times" border="0" /></a> © 2017 TehranTimes. 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The athlete is all set to go higher and higher.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/qatars-barshim-eyes-world-record-1025094" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/barshim_rio.jpg" alt="Barshim won the bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics, followed by a silver medal in the 2016 edition. His win at the World Championship 2017 was not a surprise: he was the favourite going into the competition." title="Barshim won the bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics, followed by a silver medal in the 2016 edition. His win at the World Championship 2017 was not a surprise: he was the favourite going into the competition." 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.gulf-times.com" title="Gulf Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/183.png" title="Gulf Times" border="0" /></a> © Gulf Times Newspaper 2017 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/qatars-barshim-eyes-world-record-1025094" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Other Sports Main Headlines Qatar Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:06:49 +0000 1025094 at https://www.albawaba.com Turkey's Alptekin banned for life after third doping offence https://www.albawaba.com/sport/turkeys-alptekin-banned-life-after-third-doping-offence-1025060 <p>Asli Cakir Alptekin, who won Olympic gold at London 2012 before being stripped of the title, has been banned for life by the Turkish Athletics Federation for a third doping offence, state-run Anadolu news agency have reported, according to Reuters.</p> <p>Alptekin won the 1500 metres title in London, a race where six of the first nine finishers have served drugs bans before or since, leading some to refer to it as the "dirtiest race in history".</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/turkeys-alptekin-banned-life-after-third-doping-offence-1025060" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/Asli_Cakir_Alptekin.jpg" alt="Asli Cakir Alptekin" title="Asli Cakir Alptekin" 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.spa.gov.sa/home.php?lang=en" title="Saudi Press Agency (SPA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/368.png" title="Saudi Press Agency (SPA)" border="0" /></a> All Rights Reversed for Saudi Press Agency </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/turkeys-alptekin-banned-life-after-third-doping-offence-1025060" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Other Sports Main Headlines International Turkey Sat, 23 Sep 2017 22:43:28 +0000 1025060 at https://www.albawaba.com Iranian weightlifter Moradi smashes 18-year-old world record https://www.albawaba.com/sport/iranian-weightlifter-moradi-smashes-18-year-old-world-record-1025050 <p>Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi has broken an 18-year world record and upset Georgian-Greek athlete Kakhi Kakhiashvili, after he lifted a total of 413 kilograms and set a new world record in the 94-kilogram weight class of the 5th edition of Asian Indoor &amp; Martial Arts Games in Turkmenistan.</p> <p>Kakhiashvili had created the previous record of 412 kilograms during the 1999 World Weightlifting Championships at Peace and Friendship Stadium in Piraeus, Greece.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/iranian-weightlifter-moradi-smashes-18-year-old-world-record-1025050" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Sport/Sohrab_Moradi.jpg" alt="Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi" title="Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi" 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://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2017 Press TV. 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(Photo: Khaleej Times)" title="Currently the ambassador of integration at Sedra Foundation in Abu Dhabi, Jassim is an active speaker on the rights of people of determination. (Photo: Khaleej Times)" 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://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/44.png" title="Khaleej Times" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2017 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/disability-didnt-stop-her-being-first-uae-woman-skydive-1025028" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Other Sports Main Headlines UAE Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:53:05 +0000 1025028 at https://www.albawaba.com Will Iraqi Kurdistan’s Referendum go Ahead? Doubts Raised With Two Days Remaining https://www.albawaba.com/news/will-iraqi-kurdistan%E2%80%99s-referendum-go-ahead-doubts-raised-two-days-remaining-1024986 <p><strong>Iraqi-Kurdish President Massoud Barzani delayed an anticipated news conference on Erbil's controversial independence referendum as world powers call for its postponement.</strong></p> <p>It comes after Erbil's neigbours nad allies all stepped up their opposition to the referendum, throwing into doubt whether the vote will go ahead on Monday as planned.</p> <p>"The news conference will take place on Sunday and the time and venue will be announced later," Barzani's office said without elaborating.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/will-iraqi-kurdistan%E2%80%99s-referendum-go-ahead-doubts-raised-two-days-remaining-1024986" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Iraq_2017/Barzani-Kurds-Sept17-AFP.jpg" alt="Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani delivers a speech during a rally to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum on September 22, 2017 (Safin Hamed/AFP) " title="Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani delivers a speech during a rally to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum on September 22, 2017 (Safin Hamed/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.alaraby.co.uk/english" title="The New Arab" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/2687.png" title="The New Arab" border="0" /></a> Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/will-iraqi-kurdistan%E2%80%99s-referendum-go-ahead-doubts-raised-two-days-remaining-1024986" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Iraq Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0000 1024986 at https://www.albawaba.com