• Kurdish mourners blast Turkish govt after shootings

    Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in Istanbul on Saturday against Turkish security forces, after an incident in the Lice district of Diyarbakir province killed one person and wounded seven on Friday. – Reuters
     

    ISTANBUL –  Hundreds of Kurds …

  • ‘Tamarod’ figures higher than Morsi’s election votes

      Bothaina Kamel, Egypt’s first female presidential candidate who ran against President Mohamed Morsi during the 2012 presidential race, raises a red card with Arabic reads,” leave”, during a press conference of the Tamarod campaign, Arabic for “rebel”, calling for …

  • ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ set to unfold

    MUMBAI — In true Olympic spirit, athlete Milkha Singh a.k.a “The Flying Sikh” is set to achieve new feats once again when his incredible life story is given the silver screen treatment in Viacom18 Motion Pictures and ROMP Pictures’ Bhaag …

  • Trafficking in power

    Ahmad Al-Husni
    Okaz/Saudi Gazette

    MAKKAH — Hashem Al-Barakati was surprised to find out that a nearby traffic light was being supplied electricity from his home electricity meter. He discovered a cable running out of the meter, and followed its path, only …

  • Prince, J-Lo among Oscars Academy invitees

    LOS ANGELES — US pop veteran Prince and singer-actress Jennifer Lopez are among the artists invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the body which runs the Oscars announced Friday. Lucy Liu, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and …

  • 28th Jerash Festival opens Wednesday

     

    LEBANON — The 28th Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts opens Wednesday at the ancient Roman city of Jerash, according to albawaba.com.

    Around 120 local and Arab folk troupes are expected to participate, in addition to plays, poetry readings …

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