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Looking back to humans’ ancestral roles as hunters and gatherers could help to explain how serial killers choose their victims.
A notorious motorcycle gang (pictured performing a haka at the Jamia Masjid mosque in Hamilton on the North Island) stood guard outside the mosque on Friday in a moving display of solidarity after the Christchurch terror attack (AFP)
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A notorious motorcycle gang performed a stirring haka outside a mosque in New Zealand on Friday in a moving display of solidarity after the Christchurch terror attack.
British Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP)
11:31 GMT
The EU agreed to a Brexit extension until May 22 if Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal is approved by the House of Commons, European Council President Donald Tusk said Thursday.
Muslims offer Friday prayer led by Gamal Fouda, imam (lead cleric) of tragedy-stricken Al Noor mosque, during a gathering for prayers and to observe a two minutes of silence for victims of the twin mosques massacres at Hagley Park in Christchurch  (AFP)
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New Zealanders on Friday marked one week since a mass shooting killed 50 Muslim worshippers in the South Island city of Christchurch, holding nationwide prayers and wearing headscarves to show their support for the devastated community.
Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (AFP)
09:27 GMT
Mohammed bin Zayed, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, proposed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to set up a covert program to assassinate Taliban leaders, a report says.
Druze men at the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights flash the V for victory sign as they look out across the southwestern Syrian province of Quneitra, visible across the border (AFP)
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As his secretary of state swings through Israel on a Middle East trip, President Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States should "fully recognize" Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights.
The project aims to create a “human space that will bring back the human life to Riyadh. (Shutterstock)
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The project aims to create a “human space that will bring back the human life to Riyadh.
The strategic food security facilities and warehouses at Hamad Port have capacity to stockpile processed and stored food for 3 million people for two years. (Shutterstock)
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Qatar is marching ahead with its plans to increase agricultural, poultry and diary production to achieve food security.
Finnovex ME 2019 brought together over 300 delegates from eight countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman and Egypt. (Shutterstock)
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Finnovex ME 2019 brought together over 300 delegates from eight countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman and Egypt.
Mourners pray while attending the funeral of Haji Mohammed Daoud Nabi, victim of New Zealand's twin mosque attacks, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch  (AFP)
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UN human rights experts on Thursday described two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand as “Islamophobic”.
 Chinese pole artist from the Cirque Eloize performing in public during Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
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The world-touring Cirque Eloize will be performing in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province Season festivities
Lake Michigan covered in gorgeous shards of ice as Spring onset is on the road. (Twitter)
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The onset of spring has left Lake Michigan covered in gorgeous shards of ice.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP)
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the European Union Thursday to delay Brexit until June 30, buying her a few more months to get her deal approved in Parliament.
Former Top Gear presenter James May has demolished two homes so that he can build a new luxury £3m house that will have room for his incredible motorbike and car collection. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
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Former Top Gear presenter James May has demolished two homes so that he can build a new luxury £3m house that will have room for his incredible motorbike and car collection.
Cake celebrates man's 'Happy Vasectomy'. (Twitter)
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A Tennessee bakery is going viral for a cake design that commemorates an unusual event with a "Happy Vasectomy" message.

March 21, 2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guards (Twitter)
22:00 GMT
Iran's Revolutionary Guards are looking to take advantage of US sanctions on Tehran and expand its business interests into the country's gas industry, after US sanctions sparked an exodus of western companies.
Palestinian children look through the bars of a cage at a lion at Rafah Zoo in southern Gaza. (AFP)
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Forty animals including five lions are to be rescued from squalid conditions in the Gaza Strip, an animal welfare group said on Wednesday.
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The number of South Koreans getting married reached a four-decade low in 2018, government data showed Wednesday.
A schoolgirl gestures as mourners proceed during the funeral of Muhammad Haziq Mohd-Tarmizi at Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch on March 21, 2019. (AFP)
20:00 GMT
An exclusive private school in New Zealand has come under fire for banning students from wearing the hijab.
Wizards of Waverly Place alum David Henrie is a new dad (Source: davidhenrie / Instagram )
19:43 GMT
The 29-year-old actor took to Instagram Tuesday after welcoming a baby girl, Pia Philomena Francesca, with wife Maria Cahill.
Palestinian Muslims protest as Jews visit the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem escorted by security forces on March 14, 2019. AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP
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At first, Israelis tried and succeeded using intimidation. Long after the 2003 decision to ban the use of the Bab Al Rahma (Gate of Mercy) site as office space for the Islamic Heritage Committee of Al Aqsa Mosque, run by activist Sheikh Raed Salah, the Israelis continued pressuring the Jerusalem Awqaf Department (endowment) to keep the location off limits. No explanation was given and the Jordanian-run Islamic awqaf would not challenge the decision in Israeli courts. Instead, Jordan used diplomatic efforts to get the decision reversed. For 16 years, the diplomatic track produced no results.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (AFP)
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Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten should look to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for lessons on leadership, experts have claimed.
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The Indian Embassy in Ankara inaugurated a festival Wednesday to celebrate the cultural ties between India and Turkey.
Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn (AFP)
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UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is due in the Belgian capital Brussels later on Thursday to present to European leaders an "alternative" plan he has drawn up to take Britain out of the European Union (EU), as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to win parliamentary support for her Brexit deal.
Manama Bahrain (Shutterstock)
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A Bahraini NGO has criticized Manama's plan to host three Israeli speakers for the upcoming 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, which will be held in the Bahraini capital from April 15 to 18.
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We review with you the most beautiful on-screen mothers in the middle east in a Slideshow.
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14:47 GMT
Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) has launched a campaign to rationalize water consumption across the country.
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14:43 GMT
Four men, who broke into a villa and stole five watches worth Dh 60,000, each received a six-month prison term from a Dubai court.
Kuwait Tower City Skyline glowing at night. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
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Kuwait ranked 51st out of 156 counties in the 2019 World Happiness Report published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Wednesday.
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You might think you know the best way to tie your shoelaces, but this mind-blowing viral video will likely put that to the test.
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Students at one of the U.K.’s top universities staged demonstrations Wednesday after being denied access because of security concerns during a visit by the queen.
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The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced on Wednesday that the local league would stop on 3 June before...
A photo of March 18, 2018, for a Yemeni child looking out at buildings damaged in an air strike in the southern Yemeni city of Taez. (AFP)
14:09 GMT
As Yemen is about to enter its fourth year of Saudi-led intervention, millions of Yemenis are on the brinks of famine and one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes in the world.
Pilot sunglasses with a thin metal frame. The front piece has a distinctive 45° cut, one of the hallmarks of the Dolce&Gabbana style. The logo is engraved on the temple and also on the upper part of the bridge. Sporty and sophisticated, the model comes in the variants: matte black or gunmetal with tone on tone lens and gold with brown lens.
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Luxottica Group S.p.A. is an Italian eyewear company and the world's largest company in the eyewear industry. It is based in Milan, Italy.
One-time Ballon d’Or pops over for a kick-about after meeting Shaikh Mohammad
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One-time Ballon d’Or pops over for a kick-about after meeting Shaikh Mohammad
Six people were killed in the bombings (Twitter)
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A blast during a Persian New Year celebrations in a Shia area of the Afghan capital, authorities said, with at least six people were killed in the bombings.
The Woods and Smith families are friends (Source: jordynwoods / Instagram )
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After being frozen out by the Kardashian-Jenner family amid the Tristan Thompson cheating scandal, Jordyn Woods is taking love where she can get it.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (AFP)
13:33 GMT
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday hailed his country's close ties with Israel, saying the self-proclaimed Jewish state had “no better friend than the U.S.”
Hilary and Matthew have been together since January 2017 (Source: hilaryduff / Instagram )
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Hilary Duff and her boyfriend Matthew Koma managed to 'scare off' an intruder at their Beverly Hills home after being targeted by a would-be thief for a second time.
This satellite will be called “813”, which is the date that the House of Wisdom in Baghdad reached prosperity during the reign of Al-Ma'mun. (Twitter/ @DXBMediaOffice)
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The satellite's name has a historical significance in Islamic history and the Arab world.
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To help people not lose the threads of conversations on Messenger, Facebook has introduced the quoted message reply feature on its messaging platform, the media reported.
 Her new stand-up comedy is streaming now on Netflix. (Source: Amyschumer / Instagram )
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Amy Schumer detailed on Late Night with Seth Meyers how her husband Chris Fischer's autism diagnosis has affected their marriage in a positive way.
He is one of the biggest movie stars on the planet (Source: willsmith / Instagram )
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before Will Smith became a household name, he 'didn’t drink for over a decade' in an effort to keep himself disciplined.
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Parts of Northern Australia are being evacuated as a state of emergency has been called prior to two cyclones making landfall in the next few days.
Myriam Fares will be a guest on Carpool Karaoke Arabia program (Source: myriamfares - Instagram)
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Myriam Fares posted a picture in a bathrobe for the first time.
Cloud computing is allowing people to work smarter and in new ways. (Shutterstock)
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Cloud computing is allowing people to work smarter and in new ways
Gulf Air operates five weekly nonstop flights between Bahrain and Athens and provides excellent two-way connectivity between the two countries and beyond. (Shutterstock)
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Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, was recently named the 'Fastest Growing Airline in the Middle East region' at the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop, organised by Athens International Airport in the Greek capital.
The UAE allocated Dh10.3 billion for education in 2019 budget. (Shutterstock)
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The UAE education is experiencing oversupply of schools which will force the low-performing institutions out of the market while the medium and high-end schools will see consolidation.
Bush’s press secretary during the Iraq war, Ari Fleischer went to Twitter on Wednesday and on the war anniversary to defend himself and his colleagues against “accusations” of being liars after no WMDs were found in Iraq.
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Iraqis are commemorating the 16th anniversary of the disastrous US invasion of Iraq that took place on March 20, 2002, remembering the hundreds of thousands of civilians who were killed and millions displaced on the pretext that Saddam Hussein's had biological weapons.
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Marks and Spencer shoppers were shocked to see this season's Easter bunnies striking a rather 'suggestive' pose.
Embark on a fascinating art-led journey around the globe (Shutterstock)
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Embark on a fascinating art-led journey around the globe
Nurture your child’s creativity this spring
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Nurture your child’s creativity this spring
Egypt sought to raise more than EGP100 billion in the budget of 2016-2017. (Shutterstock)
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Egypt is targeting a budget deficit of 7.2 percent and GDP growth of 6.1 percent in the 2019-2020 financial year.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on March 21 announced an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics in a muscular response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people.
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While many could hardly shake the dismay from the deadly terror attacks at two mosques that killed 50 people in New Zealand, discussions over the motives of Australian terrorist Brenton Tarrant are now open to debate.
Google has abused its market dominance by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites which prevented Google's rivals from placing their search adverts on these websites. (Shutterstock)
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The European Union's antitrust regulators on Wednesday (March 20) fined Google 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) for abusing its dominance in the online search market by blocking rivals.
With the help of artificial intelligence, farming processes can be optimized and transformed to become safer for both Earth and human life. (Shutterstock)
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It is no news how AI has benefited various industries, such as finance, healthcare and especially manufacturing, but in recent years, it has done much more than assisting humans at their everyday job.
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Security forces have shot dead three terrorists in Western Tunisia’s Kasserine region, the Tunisian interior ministry said Wednesday.
Quds Force (Twitter)
10:38 GMT
The US State Department refused to comment on press reports indicating differences within President Donald Trump’s administration on the decision to add the Quds Force, the foreign arm of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and other Iraqi Shiite militias to a terror list.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stands next to the eternal flame at a ceremony commemorating the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during the Holocaus (AFP)
10:33 GMT
Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo accused US Democrats of anti-Semitism on Wednesday, following controversial comments by a Muslim congresswoman over American support for Israel.
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10:29 GMT
Lebanese intelligence announced a Lebanese-Canadian dual national had been arrested on suspicion of spying for Israel.
Al-Arabi in Qatar have signed Cardiff midfielder Aron Gunnarsson on loan until the end of the season.
10:27 GMT
Al-Arabi in Qatar have signed Cardiff midfielder Aron Gunnarsson on loan until the end of the season.
US President Donald Trump  (AFP)
10:23 GMT
US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Islamic State's last bastion in Syria will be "gone" by the end of the day.
Tourists from Germany ranked at the top of the arrivals list with 13 percent. (Shutterstock)
10:14 GMT
World Travel &Tourism Council (WTTC) issued a report revealing that the travel and tourism sector's contribution to the Egyptian gross domestic product (GDP) hit 11.9 percent of the total economy during 2018.
woman holds the flag of Finland. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
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Finland has topped an index of the happiest nations for the second consecutive year.
Gunning’s winning photo “Golden Eye.” (Photo courtesy of Phoenicia Hotel)
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Wrapping up its third edition, the Phoenicia Hotel’s Art Photo Competition awarded Marcia Gunning the first prize in an award ceremony and exhibition Tuesday.
The Italian is convinced that the Frenchman will sort out the Liga club's problems and have them challenging domestically and in Europe once again
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The Italian is convinced that the Frenchman will sort out the Liga club's problems and have them challenging domestically and in Europe once again
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09:55 GMT
King Salman Park is part of a $23 billion project to create vast open green spaces in the Saudi capital.
Dancers musicians with black face dance in the street in Bazaar to spread good cheer in Nowruz holidays in Iran. (Shutterstock/ File Photo)
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Iranians all over the world are celebrating the ancient festival of Nowruz, a holiday that marks the arrival of spring and the Persian New Year.
A boy with the flag of Lebanon (Shutterstock)
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Watchdogs voiced fears Wednesday that next month’s by-election in Tripoli might do away with pre-printed ballots.
The Egypt international has endured a tough time in front of goal lately but his boss has backed him to come good if he keeps his head down
09:39 GMT
The Egypt international has endured a tough time in front of goal lately but his boss has backed him to come good if he keeps his head down
Rents declined by 10-15 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017. (Shutterstock)
09:38 GMT
Rents declined by 10-15 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017.
Nadine Njeim's spontaneous dancing in 'Hamad Show' got the admiration of followers (Source: nadine.nassib.njeim - Instagram)
09:35 GMT
Hamad Al Ali had Lebanese actress Nadine Njeim as a guest in his program Hamad Show in a special episode.
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09:33 GMT
General Security head Abbas Ibrahim said he supported the voluntary and safe return of Syrian refugees without waiting for a political solution to the conflict there, in remarks published Thursday by local daily Al-Akhbar.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (Twitter)
09:06 GMT
Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Moroccan King Mohammed VI reviewed the “brotherly and friendly” relations between the two countries during a telephone call, state news agency SPA said Wednesday.
Spring into all kinds of Mother’s Day fun this March at Motiongate
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Spring into all kinds of Mother’s Day fun this March at Motiongate
Peruse stall after stall of artworks by emerging and established artists from across the region at this creative community event
08:53 GMT
Peruse stall after stall of artworks by emerging and established artists from across the region at this creative community event
Small-scale development was evident in the fields of market sophistication, infrastructure, institutions, and business sophistication categories, according to Enterprise.
08:46 GMT
In its 11th edition, the Global Innovation Index report has seen Egypt rise to the 95th position.
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08:43 GMT
Giza Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced 40 people to 3-16 years in prison for human trafficking and facilitating illegal migration charges.
Residents and schoolchildren wearing headscarves arrive for the funeral of those killed in New Zealand's twin mosque attacks at Memorial Park cemetery in Christchurch on March 21, 2019. (AFP/ File)
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New Zealanders are being encouraged to wear headscarves on Friday to show their support for the Muslim community, one week on from the devastating Christchurch mosque attack which killed 50 people.
The recessionary indicators are numerous. (Shutterstock)
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The recessionary indicators are numerous.
Art Dubai 2019 welcomes more than 500 artists representing 80 nationalities. (Arab News)
08:38 GMT
Art Dubai, the largest art fair in the Middle East, got off to a colorful start on Wednesday and more than 92 galleries showcased their chosen artists in the city’s Madinat Jumeriah.

Mazen Tarazi (Twitter)
08:33 GMT
Kuwaiti authorities have arrested a Syrian businessman who is close to the head of the Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad.
Dead Sea Tragedy Jordan (Twitter)
08:27 GMT
The government on Wednesday announced the measures it implemented in accordance with reports and recommendations by committees formed to investigate last year’s Dead Sea tragedy that killed 21 people, mostly schoolchildren.
The net flow as a percentage of assets for Saudi Arabia funds increased by about 48 percent this year. (Shutterstock)
08:27 GMT
Index provider MSCI is also adding Saudi stocks to its own emerging markets index
Queen Rania meets with children at Al Hussein Social Foundation for Orphans, on Wednesday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)
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Queen Rania on Wednesday visited the Al Hussein Social Foundation for Orphans in Ashrafieh, where she joined orphaned children and their caregivers for a Mother’s Day celebration.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP)
08:22 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was condemned on Wednesday for “vile, offensive and reckless” comments after last week’s Christchurch mosque terrorist attacks.
Kurds dressed in traditional outfits celebrate Nowruz (Noruz) in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishly in northeastern Syria on March 20, 2019.
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Nowruz is the Iranian New Year also known as the Persian New Year/
Iranians dancing around fire during the Nowruz celebrating the Persian New Year. (Screenshot)
08:12 GMT
Videos from several Iranian cities for people celebrating the Nowruz, the Persian New Year have been shared on Twitter on Thursday which coincides the first day of the year.
Lollapalooza 2019 will be held at Grant Park in Chicago (Source: arianagrande / Instagram )
08:00 GMT
Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and more have been announced as the headliners for Lollapalooza 2019.
Jordan's King Abdullah II (AFP)
07:56 GMT
King Abdullah on Wednesday reiterated his stand on the Palestinian issue, stressing “my position on Jerusalem is unwavering”.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (AFP)
07:53 GMT
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an immediate ban on the sale of all military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles, fulfilling her promise to reform gun laws less than a week after terror attacks killed 50 Muslims at two mosques in the country.
The 17th edition of the IAAF World Athletics Championships will offer a host of innovations, including a revamped competition schedule and a new range of ticketing options
07:23 GMT
Volunteers based in Qatar and from all over the world can now be part of an unprecedented global sporting experience...
The streaming giant will continue to tighten its grip and make more shows available in the region, the CEO said. (Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
The streaming giant will continue to tighten its grip and make more shows available in the region, the CEO said.
Hungarian Prime Minister and Chairman of FIDESZ party Viktor Orban reacts after delivering his state of the nation speech in front of his party members and sympathizers at Varkert Bazar cultural center in Budapest. (AFP)
06:00 GMT
When European Parliament’s largest and most influential political party votes today on whether or not to expel Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party
DIFC Art Nights (Instagram)
06:00 GMT
A showcase of regional artistic talent went on display at a bi-annual community event in the UAE.
Bezos is now worth $145.6 billion, having added $20.7 billion to his fortune this year alone. (AFP)
05:30 GMT
Bezos is now worth $145.6 billion, having added $20.7 billion to his fortune this year alone.
Amman, Jordan (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Jordan’s public debt rose 0.7 percent on a monthly basis in January reaching about $40.228 billion accounting for 94 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), according to data released by the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday.
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04:00 GMT
Google is welcoming the arrival of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and fall in the Southern Hemisphere with different Doodles.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with Brazil's President. (AFP/ File Photo)
02:00 GMT
The United States has imposed fresh sanctions against the Venezuelan government, now targeting a state-owned mining company.
 DoorDash broke a Guinness World Record (Twitter)
02:00 GMT
Delivery company DoorDash broke a Guinness World Record by using more than 6,500 cans of food to create a giant image of an African elephant.