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Iraq parliament elects Fuad Masum president

Baghdad - Arab Today
Iraq's parliament on Thursday elected veteran Kurdish politician Fuad Masum as federal president,… Read more

Attack on Iraq prisoner convoy kills at least 60

Baghdad - Arab Today
Suicide bombers and gunmen Thursday attacked a bus transferring convicts from a prison… Read more

South Sudan warring sides to resume talks

Juba - Arab Today
South Sudan's warring leaders will resume peace talks by the end of the… Read more

'Qaeda' suspects kill army officer in south Yemen

Aden - Arab Today
Al-Qaeda suspects on a motorbike shot dead an army officer Thursday in…Read more

Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade lifted

Doha - Arab Today
Hamas Wednesday rejected a ceasefire to end 16 days of deadly fighting…Read more

Gaza church opens doors to war refugees

Gaza City - Arab Today
For the first time in years, Gaza City's Greek Orthodox church is…Read more

A real estate businessman

Bachchan in first TV drama series

Mumbai - Arab Today

Bollywood's favourite film star Amitabh Bachchan appears on Indian screens Monday in his first television drama series, in which he plays a real estate businessman with a potentially terminal illness. After more than four… Read more

Sport

In van Gaal debut

Man United crush Galaxy 7-0

Pasadena - Arab Today
Louis van Gaal's reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start on Wednesday with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy. In the first match of van Gaal's tenure, Wayne Rooney scored twice in the first half, converting a penalty in the 42nd minute… Read more

Celebrities

Los Angeles - UPI
Alexandra Shipp will star as Aaliyah in a new Lifetime biopic. The 23-year-old actress has been tapped to replace Zendaya Coleman, who dropped out of the project in June. Television host Wendy… Read more
Canberra - UPI
Ariana Grande is going down under. The 21-year-old singer has announced that she will tour her second album, My Everything, in Australia in September. The news comes on the heels of Grande's… Read more
New York - UPI
British actress Ophelia Lovibond has landed a recurring role on the detective drama series Elementary, CBS announced. The former star of the U.K. comedies The Wilsons and Mr. Sloane will make her… Read more

Interviews

President Barack Obama:

Kerry to push for Gaza ceasefire

Washington - Arab Today
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to push for an "immediate" ceasefire in Gaza when he arrives later Monday in Cairo, President Barack Obama said. Obama also said that while Israel has the right to defend itself against a barrage of Hamas… Read more

Business

In terms of performance in 2014

UAE tops MENA in innovation index

Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
The UAE has been ranked first among the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries in terms of performance in the 2014 Global Innovation Index, according to a report published by Cornell University, Insead and the World Intellectual Property Organisation. The Global Innovation…Read more

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Style

Style make up collection

Yasmin Sewell for Barneys

London - Arab Today
London-based fashionista and creative director Yasmin Sewell has teamed up with Barneys for an exclusive capsule collection for women. The 18-piece line 'Yasmin Sewell for Barneys New York' was created by Sewell as an "ultimate wardrobe" designed to be worn… Read more

Health and Nutrition

Dangerous Middle East respiratory virus

MERS-CoV found in air of camel barn

Washington - Arab Today
Researchers in Saudi Arabia said Tuesday they have found genetic traces of the dangerous Middle East respiratory virus, MERS-CoV, in the air of a barn that housed a sick camel. The study in mBio, the journal of the American Society for Microbiology, calls for further…Read more

Horoscope

Leo

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July 24, 2014
You feel optimistic and for good reason. An admirer has been trying to win your heart. All this attention is flattering. If you're single, keep playing hard to get. The more you resist, the more they'll persist. Are you already in a relationship? Start pursuing a cherished dream. Fulfilling… Read more

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Travel and Tourism

Throughout city by end of 2016

Disability-friendly parks in Dubai

Dubai - Arab Today
The civic body on Sunday announced that it intends to have disabled-friendly parks throughout the city by the end of 2016, in a bid to make the entire city a disabled-friendly one by 2020. As part of Dubai Municipality's strategy… Read more
 

Auto

Power meets luxury

Mercedes S65 AMG Coupe

Berlin - Arab Today
Mercedes has presented the sports version of its new S Class Coupe. The Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe, successor to the S63 AMG Coupe, will be available in the US in late 2014. Thanks to its twin turbo V12 engine with… Read more
 
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Women in the News

At Emirates Women Awards

Nazneen Maymoun honoured

Dubai - Arab Today
The 11th Emirates Women Awards has recognised Nazneen Maymoun, Director of Nursing for Sharjah Medical District and an MBA graduate from the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD), for her outstanding career achievements. Supported by Dubai Quality Group and held under the… Read more