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No ‘Love Actually’ when Trump asked Emma for date

Emma Thompson

British actress Emma Thompson said President Donald Trump once called her out of the blue years ago and asked her for a date. The “Love Actually” star turned him down. Thompson told a Swedish television talk show that the bizarre

Antonio Banderas says he’s recovered from a heart attack

Spanish film star Antonio Banderas says he has recovered from a heart attack that he had in January. The 56-year-old Banderas tells Spanish media that “I suffered a heart attack on Jan. 26, but it wasn’t serious and hasn’t caused

Prince George, 3, to start school in September

Prince George

Prince George, Britain’s third in line to the throne, is to start school in southwest London in September, Kensington Palace announced on Friday. Three-year-old George, the elder child of Prince William and his wife Kate, will attend the private Thomas’s

From the Golan, Iran is paving the way for a new war in Lebanon

Huda al Husseini

By : Huda al Husseini ‘Harkat al Nujaba’ or the ‘Movement of the Nobles’ is not temerarious enough to contend the Arabic language printed by the Iranians on placards carried by masked members to declare the formation of the Golan

A Saudi library in Beijing

Turki Al-Dakhil

By : Turki Aldakhil The title seems like a far-fetched dream or like a translated Chinese story; The oldest Arab proverbs highlight the importance of seeking knowledge, even if in faraway lands, such as China! A book fair in Riyadh

Donald Trump’s epic failure

Hisham Melhem

By : Hisham Melhem It was a “crushing defeat”, a “devastating loss” a “stunning reversal”, a “blow to the president’s brand”; and it all came crashing down on president Trump in the most brutal week of his young presidency. These

Populists of all the world unite (or rather not…)

Yossi Mekelberg

By : Yossi Mekelberg Current politics are increasingly hijacked by populism of various denominations and persuasions. In his most famous speech, the Gettysburg Address, President Abraham Lincoln said: “Of the people, by the people, for the people.” To be sure,

Kanye West settles with Hungarian singer over alleged song theft

Kanye West has settled a lawsuit by a Hungarian rock singer who accused the hip-hop star of sampling one of his best-known works without permission for the 2013 song “New Slaves.” The accord resolves claims that 85 seconds, or one-third,

After London, where do we go from here?

Mamdouh AlMuhaini

By : Mamdouh AlMuhaini The recent terrorist attack in London is an addition to the tragic list of violent acts that have claimed lives of innocent people who just happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

Hezbollah and the gullible Arabs

Mohammed Al Shaikh

By : Mohammed Al Shaikh The Russians would not save Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime without Israeli approval. It is widely known that Israel has normal, if not strong, relations with Russia. Tense relations are neither in Israel

Syria: Six years of an orphaned revolt

Eyad Abu Shakra

By : Eyad Abu Shakra Marine Le Pen, the French extreme right’s presidential candidate, clearly summed up how the West regards the Syrian Revolt, which erupted six years ago. In an interview with Al-Arabiya TV channel, she replied to a

The Middle East’s role in Turkey-EU relations

Sinem Cengiz

By : Sinem Cengiz Is Turkey part of Europe or the Middle East? This question has become something of a cliché, with the answer usually solely about geography and lacking a clear explanation. Geographically, Turkey stands in between the two

Trump team’s bid to reverse mistake of withdrawing from Iraq

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed US President Donald Trump reiterated his point of view regarding the crisis in Iraq. “We should not have entered Iraq, but since we entered, we should not have left”, he had already said during his election

The complications in Yemen

Maria Dubovikova

By : Maria Dubovikova The Yemeni conflict is frequently called a forgotten war, because in terms of media coverage it is always overshadowed by Syria and Iraq. But its tragedy is no less serious, and has no justification; this is

Rahim AlHaj, Iraqi-American composer who translates wartime letters musically

Rahim AlHaj cried every time he read the letters of eight Iraqis sharing personal, harrowing tales of love, loss and hope in wartime since the 2003 US-led invasion. Rather than retreat, the Iraqi-American composer and musician immersed himself in the

Why did this man piggy-back North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un?

Kim Jong-un

North Korea this week released a flurry of photos to accompany news that a rocket engine was launched by the state. However, one image stood out in particular – North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un being piggy-backed by an older man.

Disney CEO: ‘Last Jedi’ not changed due to Fisher’s death

Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming “Star Wars” sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher. Fisher completed filming her role as Princess Leia in “The Last Jedi” before her death following a heart attack

Russian singer barred from Eurovision in Ukraine amid political upheaval

Yuliya Samoilova

Russia’s state-run broadcaster on Thursday quickly spurned Eurovision’s offer for its contestant to participate in this year’s song contest via satellite after Ukraine barred the singer from entering the country. “We find the offer of remote participation odd and refuse

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