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Turkey ruling party set to name Davutoglu as PM

Ankara - Arab Today
Turkey's ruling party meets on Thursday to choose a new leader and premier… Read more

British police try to reassure UAE tourists London safe

London - Arab Today
London police on Thursday tried to reassure UAE tourists that the city's main… Read more

Egypt's Air Sinai halts Tel Aviv flights over security fears

Cairo - Arab Today
Egypt's Air Sinai said it cancelled flights Thursday and Friday to Tel Aviv… Read more

Israeli strikes kill 15 on day 45 of Gaza war

Gaza City - Arab Today
Three senior Hamas commanders and four children were among at least 15…Read more

Kuwait arrests suspected Qaeda financier

Kuwait City - Arab Today
A Kuwaiti, Hajjaj bin Fahd al-Ajmi, considered a financier of Al-Nusra Front,…Read more

Rocket falls in open area of Eshkol Regional Council

Gaza - Arab Today
One rocket fell on Wednesday morning in an open area of the…Read more

For 80th birthday

Leonard Cohen announces new album

Ottawa - Arab Today

Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen announced Tuesday the release of a new album next month to coincide with his 80th birthday. Titled "Popular Problems," the album "sets a new tone and speed of hope and… Read more

Sport

At Pan Pac Swimming Championships

Missy Franklin battles back injury

Gold Coast - Arab Today
American Olympic star Missy Franklin reached one final but missed another as she battled a back injury in the opening heats at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships on Thursday. The quadruple London Olympic gold medallist and nine-times world champion was fourth fastest in the women's 200 metres freestyle but missed out as… Read more

Celebrities

Los Angeles - UPI
A new video for a track included in Michael Jackson's second posthumous album Xscape was unveiled on Twitter Wednesday. The clip for "A Place With No Name" was directed by Samuel Bayer… Read more
Los Angeles - UPI
Martin Lawrence has confirmed Bad Boys III. The 49-year-old actor teased the sequel during his appearance on Conan Wednesday. Lawrence said development is underway, and offered to suggest host Conan O'Brien for… Read more
Hong Kong - Arab Today
Indonesia has tapped action star Jackie Chan to serve as the country’s tourism ambassador in a bid to attract more Chinese travelers. Indonesia’s tourism office is hoping that Chan’s untouchable status as… Read more

Interviews

Iraqi Kurd commander:

Jihadists 'worse than Saddam'

Baghdad - Arab Tday
AJihadists targeting minorities are "worse than Saddam", a Kurdish commander says, standing near a sand barrier at a front line in north Iraq, the militants' black flag fluttering in the distance. The desert area was until recently under control of the Islamic State… Read more

Business

Walked away with prestigious titles

Emirates NBD scores at Global Brand

Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, was honoured at the Global Brand Excellence Awards 2014 with five coveted awards across branding, marketing and customer experience categories. At the awards ceremony, Emirates NBD walked away with prestigious titles, including Marketing Campaign of…Read more

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Issa launches swimwear line

London - Arab Today
The London-based label, favored by the Duchess of Cambridge, has revealed it will be launching an Issa Beach swimwear line. Issa has signed a deal with Sol Praia, the Portuguese company behind luxury swimwear label Lazul, to produce a new… Read more

Health and Nutrition

Most visitors from GCC countries

UAE as medical hub to benefit region

Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
As the U.A.E. becomes the medical centre for the region, there are many benefits to be counted, the English language newspaper, The National, said in an editorial comment this morning. Statistics suggest that an overwhelming number of visitors for medical purposes are from GCC countries,…Read more

Horoscope

Leo

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August 21, 2014
You could be given a work assignment that is radically different from anything you've tried before. Venturing into new territory will be refreshing. You may discover a hidden talent for writing or research. Are you looking for work? Apply for a steady position at a financial institution. Having regular… Read more

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ue to globalisation strategy

Dubai among top influential cities

London - Arab Today
London is the most influential city in the world, according to analysts at Forbes, despite Britain being a "second-rate” global power. In the Middle East, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is the only ascending power, being ranked seventh on… Read more
 

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After P1 GTR concept, 650S

McLaren 500S to arrive in 2015

London - Arab Today
After presenting the P1 GTR concept and a racetrack version of the 650S at Pebble Beach, McLaren is reportedly preparing the 500S, which will be more affordable and less powerful than the 650S. This entry-level model will likely be unveiled… Read more
 
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UAE females keen to national service

Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
Many female Emiratis are as keen as men to enlist for national service, believing it will benefit themselves and society. As the first batch of male recruits prepares to begin their national service next month, the Khawla bint Al Azwar Military School,… Read more