Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines https://www.albawaba.com/rss/all/Violence%20flares%20at%20anti-Islam%20rallies%20across%20Australia en Protest Against Offensive in Eastern Ghouta at Russian Embassy in Beirut https://www.albawaba.com/news/protest-against-offensive-eastern-ghouta-russian-embassy-beirut-1093914 <p><strong>A protest against the ongoing Syrian government offensive in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta was held in front of the Russian Embassy in Beirut on Sunday.</strong></p> <p>The demonstration, called for by the Committee of Muslim Scholars, was attended by more than 100 people, many of whom were Sunni religious officials.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/protest-against-offensive-eastern-ghouta-russian-embassy-beirut-1093914" 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/65614ff8b97feb05164de4b5c227585c5ccd0067.jpg" alt="Protest against the ongoing Syrian government offensive in Eastern Ghouta in front of the Russian Embassy in Beirut (AFP/File Photo)" title="Protest against the ongoing Syrian government offensive in Eastern Ghouta in front of the Russian Embassy in Beirut (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.dailystar.com.lb/" title="The Daily Star" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/23.png" title="The Daily Star" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2018, The Daily Star. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/protest-against-offensive-eastern-ghouta-russian-embassy-beirut-1093914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Lebanon and Syria Main Headlines Conflict in Syria Lebanon Russian Federation Syria Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:57:30 +0000 1093914 at https://www.albawaba.com How Many More Guns Does the U.S. Need Before It's Safe? https://www.albawaba.com/news/how-many-more-guns-does-us-need-its-safe-1093884 <p dir="ltr"><em>&nbsp;</em></p> <ul> <li><strong>The Parkland massacre a re-sparked the proverbial guns debate in the U.S.</strong></li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Both sides miss a key point: What is a Good and Bad Guy?</strong></li> <li><strong>A thought experiment reveals the danger of arming Good against Bad</strong></li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Arming vigilantes militarizes the U.S.</strong></li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>By Ty Joplin</em></p> <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/how-many-more-guns-does-us-need-its-safe-1093884" 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/Untitled-2_5.png" alt="The Statue of Liberty, update for a modern American (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)" title="The Statue of Liberty, update for a modern American (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)" 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://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2018 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/how-many-more-guns-does-us-need-its-safe-1093884" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Opinions and Editorials United States Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:41:41 +0000 1093884 at https://www.albawaba.com China President May Remain in Power for Years https://www.albawaba.com/news/china-president-plans-remain-power-years-1093908 <p><strong>The Communist Party of China has proposed ending presidential term limits, signaling President Xi Jinping plans to remain in power for years to come.</strong></p> <p>The state-run Xinhua news agency announced Sunday that the Central Committee of the Communist Party is suggesting constitutional amendments to be voted on by lawmakers when an annual legislative session convenes next month.</p> <p>The proposals include plans to remove the clause in the constitution that limits presidents to serving for only two five-year terms.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/china-president-plans-remain-power-years-1093908" 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/xi_afp_1.jpg" alt="The Communist Party of China has proposed to remove the clause in the constitution that limits presidents to serving for only two five-year terms. (AFP/File Photo)" title="The Communist Party of China has proposed to remove the clause in the constitution that limits presidents to serving for only two five-year terms. (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="https://www.upi.com/" title="UPI " target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/358.png" title="UPI " border="0" /></a> Copyright © UPI, 2018. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/china-president-plans-remain-power-years-1093908" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines China Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:36:51 +0000 1093908 at https://www.albawaba.com This is Eastern Ghouta During the United Nations Ceasefire Resolution (Unverified Video) https://www.albawaba.com/loop/eastern-ghouta-during-united-nations-ceasefire-resolution-unverified-video-1093896 <p dir="ltr">Last night, 24th February, the United Nations approved a reslution demanding 30-Day ceasefire in Syria for aid deliveries.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/loop/eastern-ghouta-during-united-nations-ceasefire-resolution-unverified-video-1093896" 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/Syria_2017/Screen_Shot_2018-02-25_at_3.59.49_PM.png" alt="The following unverified video, which has not been authenticated, purports to display the situation in Eastern Ghouta as the U.N. resolution was being passed. /Twitter" title="The following unverified video, which has not been authenticated, purports to display the situation in Eastern Ghouta as the U.N. resolution was being passed. /Twitter" 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://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2018 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/loop/eastern-ghouta-during-united-nations-ceasefire-resolution-unverified-video-1093896" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Loop The Loop EU Syria United States Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:22:11 +0000 1093896 at https://www.albawaba.com Originally Syrian Fashion Star and DJ Tala Samman Entertained Abu Dhabi's Crowd Before Dua Lipa Took to the Stage https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/originally-syrian-fashion-star-and-dj-tala-samman-to-entertain-abu-dhabi%27s-crowd-before-dua-lipa-takes-to-the-stag <p><strong>Dubai-based DJ and influencer Tala Samman entertained the crowd before Brit Award-winner Dua Lipa took to the stage in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.</strong></p> <p>The Chicago-born fashion star, who is originally Syrian, is a popular fashion and beauty blogger, with more than 120,000 followers on her Instagram account, @myfashdiary.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/originally-syrian-fashion-star-and-dj-tala-samman-to-entertain-abu-dhabi%27s-crowd-before-dua-lipa-takes-to-the-stag" 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/myfashdiary_-_Instagram.JPG" alt="The Chicago-born fashion star, who is originally Syrian, is a popular fashion and beauty blogger, with more than 120,000 followers on her Instagram account, @myfashdiary. (Source: myfashdiary - Instagram)" title="The Chicago-born fashion star, who is originally Syrian, is a popular fashion and beauty blogger, with more than 120,000 followers on her Instagram account, @myfashdiary. (Source: myfashdiary - Instagram)" 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.arabnews.com/" title="Arab News" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/9.png" title="Arab News" border="0" /></a> Copyright: Arab News © 2018 All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/originally-syrian-fashion-star-and-dj-tala-samman-to-entertain-abu-dhabi%27s-crowd-before-dua-lipa-takes-to-the-stag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Syria United States Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:43:34 +0000 1093876 at https://www.albawaba.com Gigi Hadid Addresses Social Media Users: 'Lift Hose You Admire Rather Than Be Cruel to Those You Don't ' https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/gigi-hadid-addresses-social-media-users-lift-hose-you-admire-rather-than-be-cruel-to-those-you-dont-1093864 <p><strong>US model Gigi Hadid is known for accessorizing. Her latest statement piece? A&nbsp;phone sticker.</strong></p> <p>Hadid was snapped stepping out with an anti-social-media message on her mobile, in the style of the warnings on cigarette packs.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/gigi-hadid-addresses-social-media-users-lift-hose-you-admire-rather-than-be-cruel-to-those-you-dont-1093864" 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/Gigi_-_Ovidiu_Hrubaru_-_Shutterstock.jpg" alt="Hadid was snapped stepping out with an anti-social-media message on her mobile (Source: Ovidiu Hrubaru - Shutterstock)" title="Hadid was snapped stepping out with an anti-social-media message on her mobile (Source: Ovidiu Hrubaru - Shutterstock)" 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.arabnews.com/" title="Arab News" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/9.png" title="Arab News" border="0" /></a> Copyright: Arab News © 2018 All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/gigi-hadid-addresses-social-media-users-lift-hose-you-admire-rather-than-be-cruel-to-those-you-dont-1093864" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News In the Limelight Palestine United States Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:27:42 +0000 1093864 at https://www.albawaba.com The Syrian Ceasefire Immediately Failed, Exposing a Broken United Nations https://www.albawaba.com/news/syrian-ceasefire-immediately-failed-exposing-broken-united-nations-1093688 <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><strong>The U.N. passed a 30-day ceasefire resolution for Syria</strong></li> <li><strong>Within hours, the ceasefire had collapsed having never been recognized in Syria</strong></li> <li><strong>The U.N. has failed the Syrian people continuously</strong></li> <li><strong>The question now, is what is the role of the U.N. in the region if it cannot stop violence</strong></li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><em>&nbsp;</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>By Ty Joplin</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><em>&nbsp;</em></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/syrian-ceasefire-immediately-failed-exposing-broken-united-nations-1093688" 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/Even-more-dark.png" alt="A Syrian girl, wounded after bombings in her neighborhood of Eastern Ghouta (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)" title="A Syrian girl, wounded after bombings in her neighborhood of Eastern Ghouta (Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba)" 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://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2018 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/syrian-ceasefire-immediately-failed-exposing-broken-united-nations-1093688" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Lebanon and Syria Main Headlines Regional News Conflict in Syria Behind the News International Iran Levant Middle East Russian Federation Syria Turkey United States Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:23:01 +0000 1093688 at https://www.albawaba.com Pepperell Lifts the Pearl After Dramatic Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Triumph https://www.albawaba.com/sport/pepperell-lifts-pearl-after-dramatic-commercial-bank-qatar-masters-triumph-1093848 <p>Eddie Pepperell held off the challenge of good friend Oliver Fisher to win his first European Tour title after a thrilling conclusion to <a href="http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2018/tournamentid=2018018/index.html" target="_blank">the 21st Commercial Bank Qatar Masters</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/pepperell-lifts-pearl-after-dramatic-commercial-bank-qatar-masters-triumph-1093848" 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/Eddie_Pepperell_lr.jpg" alt="England’s Eddie Pepperell claimed his first European Tour title in his 129th start after a dramatic conclusion to the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters." title="England’s Eddie Pepperell claimed his first European Tour title in his 129th start after a dramatic conclusion to the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters." 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://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2018 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/pepperell-lifts-pearl-after-dramatic-commercial-bank-qatar-masters-triumph-1093848" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Main Headlines Other Sports International Qatar Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:06:45 +0000 1093848 at https://www.albawaba.com Prepare Yourselves Ballet Fanatics, 'Imperial Russian Ballet' Will Be Performing Swan Lake in Cairo Opera House Next Month https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/prepare-yourselves-ballet-fanatics-imperial-russian-ballet-will-be-performing-swan-lake-in-cairo-opera-house-next- <p><strong>Ballet fanatics in Egypt have a cause to celebrate next month as the “Imperial Russian Ballet” company will be performing Swan Lake on the Cairo Opera House stage next month.</strong></p> <p>From March 7 till the 9, 45 young dancers from the major ballet schools of Russia will be joined by two ballet stars from the Mikhaylovsky theatre in St. Petersburg: Anton Ploom in the role of Prince Siegfried and Anastasia Lomachenkova as Odette/Odile.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/prepare-yourselves-ballet-fanatics-imperial-russian-ballet-will-be-performing-swan-lake-in-cairo-opera-house-next-" 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/Swan_Lake.jpg" alt="From March 7 till the 9, 45 young dancers from the major ballet schools of Russia will be joined by two ballet stars from the Mikhaylovsky theatre in St. Petersburg (Source: Imperial Russian Ballet Website)" title="From March 7 till the 9, 45 young dancers from the major ballet schools of Russia will be joined by two ballet stars from the Mikhaylovsky theatre in St. Petersburg (Source: Imperial Russian Ballet Website)" 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.egyptindependent.com" title="Egypt Independent" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1386.png" title="Egypt Independent" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Egypt Independent. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/prepare-yourselves-ballet-fanatics-imperial-russian-ballet-will-be-performing-swan-lake-in-cairo-opera-house-next-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:57:47 +0000 1093842 at https://www.albawaba.com New World No.1 Federer to Miss Dubai Championships https://www.albawaba.com/sport/new-world-no1-federer-miss-dubai-championships-1093818 <p>New world number one <a href="http://www.rogerfederer.com/" target="_blank">Roger Federer</a> will not participate in next week's Dubai Championships, the tournament director has confirmed.</p> <p>The 20-time Grand Slam champion decided to opt out of the event in order to attend an award ceremony in Monte Carlo.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/sport/new-world-no1-federer-miss-dubai-championships-1093818" 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/federer_world_no1.jpg" alt="The 36-year-old won the Rotterdam Open title last week to become the oldest world number one in tennis." title="The 36-year-old won the Rotterdam Open title last week to become the oldest world number one in tennis." 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 © 2018 aninews.in All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/sport/new-world-no1-federer-miss-dubai-championships-1093818" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sport Main Headlines Other Sports International Switzerland UAE Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:44:23 +0000 1093818 at https://www.albawaba.com