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  1. Madonna Celebrates Birthday by Sharing Pic Her Children (For First Time Ever!)

    08.19 / 18:12 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Pop music super star Madonna celebrated her 59th birthday with her children in Italy this week. She tweeted a family photo Saturday showing her with all six of her kids -- Lourdes, 20, Rocco, 17, David, 11, Mercy James, 11, and 4 1/2-year-old twins, Estere and Stella. Copyright © UPI, 2017. All Rights Reserved. read …
  2. FC Barcelona to play without names

    08.19 / 17:13 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Barcelona players will kick-off their La Liga campaign this weekend by paying tribute to the victims of a terror attack in the Catalan city on Thursday. At least 13 people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into pedestrians in the busy tourist area of Las Ramblas. After holding a minute's silence before training on Friday, Barca will continue their tributes going into the start of the league season against Real Betis. …
  3. Zamalek close to appointing Brazilian Autuori as new coach

    08.19 / 17:13 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Twice Copa Libertadores winner Paulo Autuori is close to taking over at Cairo giants Zamalek, Egyptian reports said on Friday. The Brazilian manager is set to arrive in Cairo on Tuesday to put the finishing touches to a deal that would see him earn up to $1.2 million a year, Ahram's sports website reported. Other reports said Autuori was given the green light by Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense, where he works as a football director, to negotiate a move to Cairo's famed club Zamalek. …
  4. Bollywood Isn't Doing So Well

    08.19 / 17:13 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    In a quick span of three months, there have been as many major downcurves in the avidly-monitored world of Mumbai's show business. I'm talking of the three magnum-sized movies: Tubelight, Jagga Jasoos and Jab Harry Met Sejal - which, to put it politely, have underperformed at the multiplex windows, besides drawing thumbs-down reviews from practically every critic. Copyright © 2017 Khaleej …
  5. The Conjuring Conjures-up $1 Billion

    08.19 / 17:13 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The Conjuring universe of supernatural horror films has crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office.The release of the latest installment -- Annabelle: Creation, which has thus far earned more than $110 million globally -- helped the franchise achieve the milestone.Sue Kroll, president of worldwide marketing and distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures, announced the achievement Friday. …
  6. Libyan Commander Wanted for War Crimes Arrested, Not Yet Handed to ICC

    08.19 / 13:09 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The Libyan National Army (LNA) has detained Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a senior military commander suspected of executing dozens of prisoners in the war-torn city of Benghazi. The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant this week against al-Werfalli, a commander in the Special Forces of the LNA, accusing him of committing murder as a war crime. …
  7. Egypt: Reporters Without Borders Site Blocked After Criticizing Media Censorship

    08.19 / 11:06 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Authorities in Egypt blocked the site of media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the Paris-based group said on Thursday. The move comes as part of ramped-up media crackdown in the North African state, that has recently seen online access to over 100 sites suspended.  Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. read…
  8. Saudis Invited to Inform on Qatar Sympathizers via Twitter ‘Blacklist’

    08.19 / 10:07 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Saudis are being encouraged to dob in their Qatar-sympathizing countrymen via a Twitter hashtag. An advisor to the royal court, Saud al-Qahtani, tweeted on Friday to request that Saudis “put any names you think should be added to #TheBlacklist on the hashtag”. Al-Qahtani added that those included on the “blacklist” would “be followed from now”. © 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) …
  9. Lebanese Army Launches Anti-Daesh Offensive on Syria Border

    08.19 / 09:14 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The Lebanese army announced on Saturday the start of an offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group close to the Syrian border in the east of the country. "In the name of Lebanon, in the name of kidnapped Lebanese soldiers, in the name of martyrs of the army, I announce that (this) operation.... has started," said army chief General Joseph Aoun. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. …
  10. Roman Polanski Sexual Assault Case to Proceed, Judge Rules

    08.19 / 07:23 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Roman Polanski, the director behind films like Rosemary’s Baby and The Pianist, will still face trial, an LA judge has decided. In 1977, Polanski fled to France after raping Samantha Geimer, who was then 13 years old. Though Geimer, now 54, has said she “forgives” Polanski, adding that she wants to move on with her life, the Los Angeles Superior Court has decided the case will be moving forward. "I would implore you to do this for me, out of mercy for myself," she told the court last June.…
  11. Saudi-led Coalition Killed 349 Children in Yemen Last Year, Says UN Report

    08.19 / 07:23 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The Saudi-led military coalition waging war in Yemen is responsible for the killing of hundreds of children in the war-torn country, a new UN draft report suggests. The report claims 51 per cent of all child deaths and injuries in Yemen last year were the result of military operations by the coalition, describing the death toll as “unacceptably high”. “Attacks carried out by air caused over half of all child casualties, with at least 349 killed and 333 injured,” said the report, which was o…
  12. Remember The Jetsons? Because a Live-Action Remake is Happening and They Want You to Care

    08.18 / 18:59 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    A live-action adaptation of classic cartoon The Jetsons has received a put pilot order from ABC. © 2000 - 2017 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) read …
  13. Aoun: Lebanon ready to host any international or regional sports tournament

    08.18 / 15:56 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, stressed Lebanon's readiness to host any international or regional sports tournaments, saying that "the Asian basketball championship- which started last week and ends at the beginning of next week- reflects the international confidence in Lebanon and its presence in regional and international forums, thanks to the stability it enjoys. © NNA 2017 LEBANON …
  14. JOC General Asssembly reelects Prince Feisal as its president

    08.18 / 15:56 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The General Assembly for the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has elected HRH Prince Feisal to serve another four-year term as its president, following an election held at Al Hussein Youth City, the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service announced on Wednesday. Prince Feisal was first elected as the JOC president in 2003, and has overseen a huge transformation in the way sport is managed in the Kingdom. He became an International Olympic Committee Member in 2010. …
  15. Barcelona to honor terror victims in La Liga opener

    08.18 / 15:56 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Barcelona will hold a minute's silence before their LaLiga opener against Real Betis in memory of the victims of Thursday's terror attack. The Spanish city was rocked after 13 people were killed and at least 50 injured when a van ploughed into pedestrians on La Rambla. Lionel Messi led the tributes for the victims, and he was joined by Barca team-mates Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique, as well as Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos. …
  16. Football icons Messi, Ronaldo condemn Barcelona attack

    08.18 / 13:48 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead. Barcelona's most famous street Las Ramblas was packed with tourists when a van drove into the crowds, leaving scenes of carnage. © Copyright Al-Ahram Publishing House read …
  17. The UAE is Going to Send $15 million to Gaza Each Month. But How Will Hamas Spend It?

    08.18 / 12:52 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    The United Arab Emirates will provide $15 million a month to Gaza, Gulf News reported Thursday, citing Palestinian Arab politician Mohammad Dahlan. "15 million dollars will be pumped monthly from the beginning of next month to the Palestinian Joint Liability Committee in support of relief, humanitarian and development projects in the Gaza Strip to alleviate their suffering," Samir Al-Mashharawi, an ally of Dahlan, was quoted as having said in a statement. …
  18. When Will It End? Erdogan Arrests Journalists Who Used Messaging App

    08.18 / 12:52 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    An Istanbul court has placed nine journalists under arrest on suspicion of links to the alleged mastermind of the failed 2016 coup, the latest in a series of measures against Turkish media workers. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab. read…
  19. 'Just the Beginning' : It Seems The U.S. Has Big Plans for Syria after ISIS

    08.18 / 12:52 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    U.S. forces have no plans to leave Northern Syria following the defeat of ISIS and instead plans to stay in the region for decades to come, it has emerged. © 2017 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) read …
  20. Syrian Actress, Protestor, Anti-Assad Activist: Fadwa Suleiman Has Died

    08.18 / 10:47 albawaba.com Albawaba.com - Middle Easte
    Fadwa Suleiman, the Syrian actress who in later years became a voice of protest in exile, has died in Paris, France. She was 47. Her death was announced by the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, based in Cairo. They subscribed her death to cancer. As an actress, Fadwa Suleiman appeared in numerous plays and television shows, including Little Ladies and The Diary of Abu Antar. …