Al Bawaba - Daily Headlines https://www.albawaba.com/rss/all/robots.txt en US Kills 16 Afghan Policemen in Misdirected Airstrike https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-kills-16-afghan-policemen-misdirected-airstrike-1000076 <p>A misdirected US airstrike on&nbsp;Friday resulted in the deaths of at least nine members of the Afghan security forces, the spokesman for the US&nbsp;military in Afghanistan confirmed.</p> <p>"We know of nine victims so far, but that number could rise,"&nbsp;Bill Salvin told dpa on Friday evening (local time).</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/us-kills-16-afghan-policemen-misdirected-airstrike-1000076" 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/Afghanistan_2017/Afghan-security-forces-AFP.jpg" alt="Afghan security personnel in the Gereshk district of Helmand province on July 22, 2017 (Noor Mohammad/AFP)" title="Afghan security personnel in the Gereshk district of Helmand province on July 22, 2017 (Noor Mohammad/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.dpa.com" title="dpa German Press Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1570.png" title="dpa German Press Agency" border="0" /></a> © 2017 dpa GmbH </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/us-kills-16-afghan-policemen-misdirected-airstrike-1000076" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Afghanistan Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:59:37 +0000 1000076 at https://www.albawaba.com You Know Nothing: Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are Not Engaged https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/you-know-nothing%3A-kit-harington-and-rose-leslie-are-not-engaged-1000066 <p>Celebrity couple Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are "not engaged."</p> <p>The 30-year-old actor's rep denied Friday in a statement&nbsp;<a class="tpstyle" href="http://metro.co.uk/2017/07/21/kit-harington-and-rose-leslie-are-not-engaged-as-they-shut-down-engagement-rumours-6795630/" target="_blank">to Metro</a>&nbsp;that Harington proposed to Leslie, his girlfriend and former co-star.</p> <p>"They are not engaged," the rep said.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/you-know-nothing%3A-kit-harington-and-rose-leslie-are-not-engaged-1000066" 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/Entertainment_English_2017/Kit_Harington_and_Rose_Leslie_Tinseltown_-_Shutterstock.com.jpg" alt="He knows nothing, except that he loves her. (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)" title="He knows nothing, except that he loves her. (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)" 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 " target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/358.png" title="UPI " border="0" /></a> Copyright © UPI, 2017. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/you-know-nothing%3A-kit-harington-and-rose-leslie-are-not-engaged-1000066" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Love Bites UK Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0000 1000066 at https://www.albawaba.com Trump 'Genuinely a Wonderful Human Being' Says New Communication Head https://www.albawaba.com/news/trump-genuinely-wonderful-human-being-says-new-communication-head-1000060 <p><a href="http://www.dpa-international.com/topic/spicer-departs-white-house-make-room-ardent-trump-backer-170721-99-342146" target="_blank">The tumultuous tenure</a> of Sean Spicer as White House press secretary came to an end Friday when he stepped aside to make room for an avid supporter of President Donald Trump to take the job of communications director.</p> <p>Word of Spicer's departure came as the White House announced Anthony Scaramucci, a former Wall Street investor and vocal Trump supporter, had been named to head the White House communications office.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/trump-genuinely-wonderful-human-being-says-new-communication-head-1000060" 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/USA_2017/Scarammuci-Spicer-AFP.jpg" alt="Anthony Scaramucci and Sean Spicer. (Jim Watson, Nicholas Kamm/AFP)" title="Anthony Scaramucci and Sean Spicer. (Jim Watson, Nicholas Kamm/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.dpa.com" title="dpa German Press Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1570.png" title="dpa German Press Agency" border="0" /></a> © 2017 dpa GmbH </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/trump-genuinely-wonderful-human-being-says-new-communication-head-1000060" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines United States Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0000 1000060 at https://www.albawaba.com Fargo Writer-Creator Noah Hawley is Now Doing Doctor Doom https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/fargo-writer-creator-noah-hawley-is-now-doing-doctor-doom-1000062 <p>Ever heard of Noah Hawley?</p> <p>He's a renowned novelist, but perhaps more famous for his FX series <em>Fargo</em>, adapted from the 1996 Coen Brothers movie of the same name. The anthology crime series has had a winning streak of three seasons, winning acclaim and viewership numbers alike.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/fargo-writer-creator-noah-hawley-is-now-doing-doctor-doom-1000062" 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/Entertainment_English_2017/Doctor_Doom_20th_century_Fox.jpg" alt="No points for figuring-out he&#039;s the bad guy. (20th Century Fox)" title="No points for figuring-out he&#039;s the bad guy. (20th Century Fox)" 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 - 2017 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/fargo-writer-creator-noah-hawley-is-now-doing-doctor-doom-1000062" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:54:12 +0000 1000062 at https://www.albawaba.com Qatar Ready to Talk as Emir Breaks Silence https://www.albawaba.com/news/qatar-ready-talk-emir-breaks-silence-1000040 <p><a href="http://www.dpa-international.com/topic/qatari-emir-calls-dialogue-first-appearance-since-gulf-170721-99-344353" target="_blank">Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani</a> on Friday expressed his readiness for dialogue to solve the ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis, but stressed that any solution must respect Qatar's sovereignty.</p> <p>"We hope to resolve the disputes with dialogue and negotiations," the emir said in his first televised speech since the crisis erupted in June.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/qatar-ready-talk-emir-breaks-silence-1000040" 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/Qatar_2017/Emir_Qatar.jpg" alt="&quot;We hope to resolve the disputes with dialogue and negotiations,&quot; the emir said Friday (AFP)" title="&quot;We hope to resolve the disputes with dialogue and negotiations,&quot; the emir said Friday (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.dpa.com" title="dpa German Press Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1570.png" title="dpa German Press Agency" border="0" /></a> © 2017 dpa GmbH </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/qatar-ready-talk-emir-breaks-silence-1000040" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Qatar Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:04:26 +0000 1000040 at https://www.albawaba.com Palestinian Authority Cuts Contact With Israel Over Al-Aqsa Dispute https://www.albawaba.com/news/palestinian-authority-cuts-contact-israel-over-al-aqsa-dispute-1000038 <p><a href="https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2017/7/22/palestinian-authority-ceases-communication-with-israel" target="_blank">The Palestinian Authority</a> will stop all cooperation and communication with Israel, the Palestinian president said late on Friday.&nbsp;All contact will end until Israel <a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/palestinian-anger-mounts-israel-restricts-access-al-aqsa-999924" target="_blank">removes the metal detectors from the entrance</a> to the Aqsa mosque compound, Mahmoud Abbas said at a co</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/palestinian-authority-cuts-contact-israel-over-al-aqsa-dispute-1000038" 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/Palestine_2017/Abbas-al-Aqsa-AFP.jpg" alt="Mahmoud Abbas announced the freezing of contacts between Ramallah and Israel on Friday (AFP)" title="Mahmoud Abbas announced the freezing of contacts between Ramallah and Israel on Friday (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/palestinian-authority-cuts-contact-israel-over-al-aqsa-dispute-1000038" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Israel Palestine Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:01:18 +0000 1000038 at https://www.albawaba.com Interview: Christopher Nolan, Director of Dunkirk and The Dark Knight https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/interview%3A-christopher-nolan%2C-director-of-dunkirk-and-the-dark-knight-999998 <p>Director and writer Christopher Nolan's new film is based on events surrounding the British evacuation from the French port of Dunkirk after a surprise German push through Allied lines.</p> <p>The evacuation left Britain "alone and threatened with invasion," with its war strategy in ruins, according to historians at the London-based National Army Museum. British forces suffered 68,000 casualties and lost most of their equipment, including 64,000 vehicles.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/interview%3A-christopher-nolan%2C-director-of-dunkirk-and-the-dark-knight-999998" 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/Entertainment_English_2017/Christopher_Nolan_-_aspen_rock_-_Shutterstock_cropped.jpg" alt="Director Christopher Nolan. (aspen rock / Shutterstock.com)" title="Director Christopher Nolan. (aspen rock / Shutterstock.com)" 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.dpa.com" title="dpa German Press Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/1570.png" title="dpa German Press Agency" border="0" /></a> © 2017 dpa GmbH </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/interview%3A-christopher-nolan%2C-director-of-dunkirk-and-the-dark-knight-999998" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News In the Limelight Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:00:00 +0000 999998 at https://www.albawaba.com Marvel's Empire Continues to Grow: Inhumans Gets its Trailer https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/marvel%27s-empire-continues-to-grow%3A-inhumans-gets-its-trailer-999994 <p>ABC unveiled a new,&nbsp;<a class="tpstyle" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbN3vd9i8E4" target="_blank">2-minute trailer</a>&nbsp;for its upcoming series,&nbsp;<em>Marvel's Inhumans</em>, at San Diego Comic Con Thursday.</p> <p>The pilot episode of the superhero ensemble drama is to premiere in IMAX theaters Sept 1. It will air Sept. 29 on ABC and will be followed by subsequent installments.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/marvel%27s-empire-continues-to-grow%3A-inhumans-gets-its-trailer-999994" 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/Entertainment_English_2017/Iwan_Rheon_Helga_Esteb_-_Shutterstock.jpg" alt="Iwan Rheon will be inhuman. (Helga Esteb / Shutterstock)" title="Iwan Rheon will be inhuman. (Helga Esteb / 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.upi.com" title="UPI " target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/358.png" title="UPI " border="0" /></a> Copyright © UPI, 2017. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/marvel%27s-empire-continues-to-grow%3A-inhumans-gets-its-trailer-999994" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:46:05 +0000 999994 at https://www.albawaba.com Iraqi Kurds Aim to Hold Elections in November https://www.albawaba.com/news/iraqi-kurds-aim-hold-elections-november-999986 <p><a href="https://english.aawsat.com/theaawsat/news-middle-east/iraqi-kurds-seek-independence-push-november-elections" target="_blank">President Masoud Barzani</a>, the leader of Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan, has called a parliamentary and presidential election for November which could help ease a long-running political row as the Kurds push for independence from Baghdad.</p> <p>The elections will follow an independence referendum set for Sept. 25, a move that will strain Iraq’s federal unity and annoy neighbors Syria, Turkey and Iran, who also have sizable Kurdish populations.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/iraqi-kurds-aim-hold-elections-november-999986" 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/Iraqi_Kurdish_leader_Massud_Barzani.jpg" alt="Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani (AFP)" title="Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani (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.aawsat.com/english" title="Asharq Alawsat - English" target="_blank"><img src="http://logo.albawaba.com/logos/small/425.png" title="Asharq Alawsat - English" border="0" /></a> Copyright © Saudi Research and Publishing Co. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.albawaba.com/news/iraqi-kurds-aim-hold-elections-november-999986" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Regional News Iraq Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:06:02 +0000 999986 at https://www.albawaba.com Israeli Security Forces Clash with Palestinian Protesters: One Dead, Over 100 Injured https://www.albawaba.com/news/israeli-security-forces-clash-palestinian-protesters-one-dead-over-100-injured-999962 <p><a href="https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2017/7/21/one-dead-scores-injured-as-israel-attack-palestinian-protesters" target="_blank">A Palestinian died</a>&nbsp;after being shot in the head in an east Jerusalem neighbourhood near the Old City on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, as clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters.&nbsp; </p><p>The ministrydid not specify who was behind the shooting in the Ras al-Amud neighbourhood.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/israeli-security-forces-clash-palestinian-protesters-one-dead-over-100-injured-999962" 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/Palestine_2017/clashes_East_Jerusalem.jpg" alt="Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester arguing with Israeli police during clashes in East Jerusalem (Ahmad Gharabli/ AFP)" title="Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester arguing with Israeli police during clashes in East Jerusalem (Ahmad Gharabli/ 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/israeli-security-forces-clash-palestinian-protesters-one-dead-over-100-injured-999962" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEWS Main Headlines Palestinian Arena Israel Palestine Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:07:32 +0000 999962 at https://www.albawaba.com