At Sharjah World Music Festival

Oumeima, Lena perform at closing night

Sharjah - Arab Today

The 2nd edition of Sharjah World Music Festival was culminated with two concerts of Lebanese singer Oumeima El Khalil and Lena Chamamyan the Syrian Armenian singer at the Flag Island Theatre in the presence… Read more

Headlines

Top Iraq Kurd officer among 6 killed in IS attack

Kirkuk - Arab Today
The Islamic State jihadist group killed a senior Kurdish commander and five other fighters… Read more

Israel to build 430 new West Bank settler homes

Jerusalem - Arab Today
The Israeli government on Friday published tenders to build 430 new settler homes in… Read more

Iraqi forces kill 85 Daesh members

Baghdad - Arab Today
The Iraqi forces supported by "public mobilization" forces killed 70 members of terrorist Daesh… Read more

Arab League, GCC heads discuss Yemen crisis

 العرب اليوم - Arab League, GCC heads discuss Yemen crisis
Cairo - Arab Today
Arab League (AL) Secretary General Nabil el Arabi discussed with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)… Read more

Car bomb, rockets kill 6 Egypt soldiers in Sinai

 العرب اليوم - Car bomb, rockets kill 6 Egypt soldiers in Sinai
Cairo - Arab Today
Militants fired rockets and set off a car bomb killing at least six soldiers… Read more

After battle, Iraqis want government help to rebuild

 العرب اليوم - After battle, Iraqis want government help to rebuild
Sherween - Arab Today
Qusay Mahmud Ali returned to find his house north of the Iraqi capital burned,… Read more

Sport

Murray makes decider

Serena in dream Sharapova final

Melbourne - Arab Today
Arch-rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova set up a dream Australian Open final Thursday while Andy Murray ground down Tomas Berdych to give himself a fourth crack at winning the Melbourne Park title. Williams battled past gallant fellow American Madison Keys while Sharapova demolished Russian compatriot Ekaterina Makarova to ensure the top seeds meet in… Read more

Celebrities

Berlin - Arab Today
The creator of hit US television series "Mad Men" and French actress Audrey Tautou will serve on the jury of the 65th Berlin film festival, organisers said Tuesday. The February 5 to… Read more
Paris - Arab Today
Sean Penn is to get an honorary French film award in a Paris ceremony next month in recognition of him being a cinema "living legend", the organisers said in a statement. The… Read more
New York - Arab Today
Sam Smith has agreed to credit Tom Petty as an author of Grammy-nominated hit "Stay With Me" after acknowledging similarities -- which he insists are coincidental -- to "I Won't Back Down."… Read more

Your Opinion

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Business

Oil rallies on Saudi king death

Asia stocks surge on ECB move

Riyadh - Arab Today
Asian equity markets rallied Friday after the European Central Bank announced a huge cash injection to kickstart the eurozone economy, while crude prices surged on news the monarch of oil kingpin Saudi Arabia had died. The ECB's unprecedented decision to pump tens of billions of dollars a month into financial markets sent the euro plunging to 11-year lows against the dollar and also fuelled a… Read more

Interviews

French FM Laurent Fabius:

Muslims first victims of 'terrorism'

Kuwait City - Arab Today
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called Tuesday for international cooperation against extremism, saying Muslims have been the first victims of "terrorism". "No one fights under the name of religion," Fabius told journalists in Kuwait, the first Muslim country he has visited since last month's deadly attack by Islamist gunmen on French magazine Charlie Hebdo. When Kuwait and France fight "against terrorism, we fight those who… Read more

Horoscope

Aquarius

January 30, 2015
A cherished dream is elusive. It will be best to change gear, at least for the immediate future. Pursue a moneymaking opportunity with creative appeal. Getting paid to exercise your imagination will lift your spirits. By the time you finish this assignment, you may be in better condition to pursue your primary goal. A brilliant idea for operating on a shoestring budget will come. At that point, nothing will…Read more

Health and Nutrition

At epicentre of outbreak

Liberia closes Ebola centre

Monrovia - Arab Today
Liberia's president on Monday announced the closure of an Ebola treatment facility which lay at the epicentre of the virus's worst outbreak in history, as the disease's spread has slowed in the country. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf warned Liberians that while they could not yet afford to relax, the country had made significant progress in the fight against Ebola, and thanked states who… Read more

Style

Fur, leather and fringe

Costume National Pre-Fall 2015

Rome - Arab Today
The Italian brand's creative director Ennio Capasa was asked by contempory artist Marina Abramović to contribute to the recent Art of Elysium gala in Los Angeles, with the event's 'Heaven' theme giving form to his latest collection. Costume National's Capasa first served up a series of fur and leather looks with fringed accessories, and slim tailored… Read more

Auto

To bow in Geneva

McLaren P1 GTR with 1000hp

London - Arab Today
After unveiling a prototype in Pebble Beach last August, the British manufacturer will premiere the final version of its most powerful vehicle yet at the Geneva Motor Show. The track-focused P1 GTR boasts a hybrid powertrain with more than 1000hp.… Read more

Travel and Tourism

In business class cabins

Qatar introduces double beds

Doha - Arab Today
Qatar Airways is rolling out lie-flat seats equal to the size of a double bed for business class flyers on their latest aircraft, in a move the carrier claims could make first class obsolete. At a press conference in Doha… Read more

Weather

Women in the News

Cancer 'Pink Caravan Ride 2015'

Sheikha Jawaher confirms launch date

Sharjah - Arab Today
The fifth edition of the Pink Caravan Ride 2015, the annual pan-UAE horse-back trek that helps spread awareness of breast cancer, will be held between March 16th-25th, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder… Read more

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