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Film legend Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's

Cairo - Arab Today

Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of Oscar-winning classics such as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago", is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, his agent said Tuesday. The 83-year-old is being looked after by relatives… Read more

Headlines

Huthi rebels kill Yemen capital's governor

Sanaa - Arab Today
Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels have killed the capital's governor in clashes that erupted during… Read more

Cyprus bomb suspect linked to Hezbollah

Nicosia - Arab Today
A Lebanese-Canadian man detained in Cyprus after two tonnes of potential bomb-making material was… Read more

Foreign fighters switching tactics to reach Syria, Iraq

Washington - Arab Today
Foreign fighters bent on joining jihadists in Syria, Iraq and North Africa are changing… Read more

Coalition jets bombard Huthi posts in Dhale

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Aden - Arab Today
Arab coalition fighter jets bombed Friday several posts of the Houthi group in the… Read more

Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing

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Beirut - Arab Today
A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Daesh group (IS) militant to avenge people… Read more

Al-Azhar met French far-right head to 'show true Islam'

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Cairo - Arab Today
Al-Azhar, the highest seat in Sunni Islam, on Friday defended its meeting with France's… Read more

Sport

After first round shocker

McIlroy in danger of missing the cut

Newcastle - Arab Today
Tournament host Rory McIlroy faces the embarrassment of missing the cut for a second week in succession after posting his worst European round in five years on day one of the Irish Open. At Newcastle in Northern Ireland, the world number one failed to record a single birdie in a shock round of a nine… Read more

Celebrities

Havana - Arab Today
Pop star Rihanna danced to Cuban music and sampled local cuisine on an impromptu visit to Havana, the latest big name from the US music scene to visit the island. Rihanna, who… Read more
Cannes - Arab Today
French movie star Gerard Depardieu sought to play down controversy over his views on Ukraine and Russia at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, but couldn't resist the chance to praise his… Read more
New York - Arab Today
Macabre heavy metal giants Slayer have announced a new album to come out on September 11, the band's first since the death of founding member Jeff Hanneman. Slayer, one of the pioneering… Read more

Your Opinion

Do you expect Sisi will cancel his visit to Germany next month?

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Business

Increased passenger numbers

Etihad profits soar 52% on expansion

Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
Etihad Airways net profits surged by more than half in 2014 to $73 million, the Abu Dhabi-based carrier said Thursday, buoyed by increased passenger numbers and further expansion into the European market. Revenue for the fast-growing carrier rose 26.7 percent to $7.6 billion, with net profits increasing 52.1 percent from $48 million in 2013, Etihad said in a statement. The airline said it carried 14.8… Read more

Interviews

General Martin Dempsey:

US blindsided by fall of Mosul

Washington - Arab Today
Outgoing Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey admits in a new interview that the U.S. military had done no contingency planning to prepare for the fall of Mosul when Daesh terrorists swept into Iraq’s second-largest city last June and seized control. “Well, no, there were not,” Dempsey replies in the interview P B S when asked if there were any contingency plans inside… Read more

Horoscope

Gemini

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May 28, 2015
You're determined to get your agenda met, even if it means being loud and difficult. The prospect of creating friction does not bother you at all. You'd rather put people in an uncomfortable position than accept their inflexible position. By stirring up enough publicity, you could exert enough pressure to create some changes. A new set of rules will allow you to move forward with a brilliant plan. You'll…Read more

Health and Nutrition

Civilians pay the highest price

Health sector in Yemen deteriorating

Geneva - Arab Today
The conflict in Yemen is entering its 10th week and the numbers of dead and injured continue to grow. As always in conflict, it is innocent civilians that pay the highest price. Almost 2000 people have been killed and 8000 injured so far, including hundreds of women and children, said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan. The shelters housing internally displaced persons are full… Read more
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Style

Following Cody Simpson split

Gigi Hadid stuns at gala

Paris - Arab Today
Gigi Hadid turned heads on the red carpet this week. The 20-year-old model attended the 22nd amfAR Cinema Against AIDS fundraiser Thursday. The event takes place each year during the Cannes Film Festival to raise money for AIDS research. Hadid stunned in a white Tom Ford dress with a thigh-high slit and sheer panel with plenty… Read more

Tool box

Jupiter moon

 Arab Today,arab today - NASA selects celestial tool box
NASA selects celestial tool box

Halt meteoric rise

Uber fight

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EU targets France in Uber fight

For art collectors

London penthouse

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Modern haven for art collectors

Major thoroughfare

Poland's love

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Poland's love affair with allotments

Auto

To conclude centenary year

Zagato unveils monstrous Maserati

Rome - Arab Today
As Maserati begins to conclude its centenary year celebrations no one is better qualified to ensure that the party ends with a huge automotive crescendo than Zagato, the company behind so many iconic Maserati designs of the past. And the… Read more

Travel and Tourism

Project is fully on track

Dubai Parks works on connectivity

Dubai - Arab Today
The extension of the Dubai Metro network services to the in-development Dubai Parks and Resorts (DPR) destination is still being worked on, according to a top official with the theme park company. The project is fully on track for an… Read more

Weather

Women in the News

During her presence in Egypt

Sheikha Jawaher visits Syrian refugees

Cairo - Arab Today
Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and UNHCR Eminent Advocate, visited Egypt last week, during which she visited Al Shamla public school in 6th of October City which accommodates at least 320 Syrian students alongside 1,000 Egyptian… Read more

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