Protesters back on Sudan streets

CAIRO: Sudanese protesters took to the streets in the capital and across the country on Wednesday over dire living conditions and a deadly crackdown on demonstrators in the east earlier this month. The protests came on the anniversary of a 1964 uprising that ended six years of military rule. Sudan is currently ruled by a joint…

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Meghan Trainor reveals gender of her baby 

Emma Roberts shows off Lebanese label as she reveals why she blocked her mother on Instagram DUBAI: US actress Emma Roberts made an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” this week, where she opened up about her new film, pregnancy and how she wound up in an Instagram feud with her mother. For the occasion, Roberts, who…

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Lebanese spy chief tests positive for virus in US

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s security chief has been forced to delay his return from an official visit to the US after testing positive for coronavirus following a series of White House meetings. Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim, director-general of the Lebanese Public Security, met with US officials, including David Hale, the undersecretary of state for political affairs; CIA director…

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Jameela Jamil to guest star in ‘Red Table Talk’

DUBAI: With their chic, modest style and unprecedented flair for makeup, a new crop of Instagram stars are irrevocably redefining the hijab. Rana Ellithy, who recently popped up on our radar, is certainly one to watch.  The 21-year-old became an Instagram sensation in less than a year, garnering almost 100,000 followers in mere months after…

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Pope expresses support for detained fishermen in Libya

JERUSALEM: Israel started “cautiously” emerging from a second coronavirus lockdown Sunday after a month of tight restrictions, reopening preschools, kindergartens, beaches and national parks, with numbers of new infections falling.Public radio said about a million young children were set to return to kindergartens and other facilities on Sunday.Talia Zinkin, 40, said she “hesitated a lot”…

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