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Rocket falls in open area of Eshkol Regional Council

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

3 rockets fell behind cardiac hospital in Tripoli

Tripoli - Arab Today
At least three rockets hit the Libyan capital early Monday. The rockets fell… Read more

Turkey seeks talks with Iraq-based Kurdish rebels

Ankara - Arab Today
Turkey wants to hold direct talks with Kurdish rebels based in Iraq to… Read more

Saudi top cleric blasts Qaeda, IS as 'first enemy' of Islam

Riyadh - Arab Today
Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh on Tuesday blasted Al-Qaeda and…Read more

Lebanon's Hezbollah kills top jihadist in Syria

Beirut - Arab Today
Fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah have killed a top jihadist from the Islamic…Read more

Iraqi forces launch major push to retake Tikrit

Kirkuk - Arab Today
Iraqi government troops and allied militiamen launched a major operation on Tuesday…Read more

With Disney's 1992 hit 'Aladdin'

Robin Williams blazed animation

Washington - Arab Today

Robin Williams may be best remembered for the legion of fast-talking comedic roles which lit up both television and movies during his glittering show-business career. Less well-known is the fact that the 63-year-old, who… Read more

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16 year old Max Verstappen

Youngest Formula One driver

Milan - Arab Today
Sixteen-year-old Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver in Formula One history next season after being unveiled as Toro Rosso's new signing. The Dutch teenager, son of ex-F1 driver Jos Verstappen, will partner Daniil Kvyat in the Red Bull feeder team with Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne surplus to requirements. "Ever since I was… 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

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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

With Alitalia deal

Etihad could tap into America, Asia

Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
Etihad Airways' latest equity deal could see its new Italian partner, Alitalia; grow in the American and Asian markets as part of its new long-haul expansion strategy, Gulf News has said. Etihad announced last week it will take a 49 per cent stake…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

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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

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Leo

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August 20, 2014
A spiritual connection with the one you love is empowering. It feels wonderful to be with someone who shares your beliefs and values. Together, you can create a meaningful life. One of you may decide to break away from a conventional job for the sake of more rewarding work.… Read more

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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