• "Gaddafi's supporters getting fewer"

    Libyan rebels make push toward Tripoli

    Rebels have reportedly been boosted by the ICC's decision to issue an arrest warrant for Gaddafi
    Tripoli - UPI
    Clashes between rebel forces and troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi broke out about 50 miles southwest of Tripoli, a rebel spokesman said. The rebels said they were making a push for the country's capital  Read more...
  • Rebels pour into streets in celebration

    ICC issues arrest warrants for Gaddafi, son, intelligence chief

    The Hague's top prosecutor launched an investigation into Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi on May 16
    The Hague - Arabstoday / AFP
    Libyan rebels from Benghazi to Misrata poured into the streets to spray the sky with celebratory gunfire on Monday after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant against Muammar Gaddafi. Scenes  Read more...
  • Abdullah Ocelan aims to end 26-year conflict

    Kurdish rebel leader in peace offer to Turkey

    Kurdish rebel leader in peace offer to Turkey
    Abdullah Ocalan is serving a life sentence for leading a guerilla-style revolt
    Ankara - AFP
    Jailed Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has sent peace proposals to Ankara aimed at ending 26 years of deadly conflict, a senior militant was quoted as saying Monday. Ocalan, who retains  Read more...
  • Anti-government activists hold public meeting

    Syria regime, opposition, to talk on July 10

    Violence continues to unfold across Syria
    Beirut - Arabstoday/ AFP
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime has called members of the opposition and intellectuals for July 10 talks on the wave of protest sweeping the country, the official SANA news agency reported Monday. The move came after  Read more...
  • Syrian refugees in Turkey down to 11,100

    Syrian troops close in on Lebanon border

     Syrian troops close in on Lebanon border
    Syrian refugees walk along their tents at a refugee camp in the Turkish border
    Damascus - AFP 
    The number of Syrians taking refuge at tent cities in Turkey has decreased to 11,122 after several hundred people went back home, Turkish officials said Monday. "On June 26-27, 375 of those who had crossed  Read more...
  • Cabinet plots ways to repel new Gaza convoy

    Israel U-turn over warning to aid flotilla journalists

    The 10-ship convoy will depart from Greece later this week
    Jerusalem - AFP
    Israel on Monday backtracked on its warning to foreign journalists covering the Gaza-bound flotilla, saying they would not face the same punishment as other participants in the convoy. "Prime Minister Benjamin  Read more...
  • Libya bombing campaign enters 100th day

    Gaddafi still in power and fears of an open war lingering

     Gaddafi still in power and fears of an open war lingering
    Libyan doctors attend a wounded rebel fighter at a makeshift emergency unit
    Benghazi - AFP
    NATO operations in Libya entered a 100th day on Monday with airstrikes having eased the siege of key rebel cities but with Muammar Gaddafi still in power and fears of an open war lingering  Read more...
  • Will appear within the next 48 hours

    Saleh plans to return to Yemen

    Saleh plans to return to Yemen
    A woman takes photograph of a demonstration demanding the ouster of Yemen's President
    Riyadh/Sanaa - Arabstoday
    Wounded Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, not seen in public since an attack on his palace in early June, is well enough to return to Yemen soon and will make a media appearance within the next  Read more...




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              • Lennon signs new Celtic deal

                 Extends contract after 10 years
                Neil Lennon
                GLASGOW -  (AFP)
                  Celtic manager Neil Lennon confirmed on Monday that he has signed a new 12-month rolling contract with the Glasgow club.The Northern Irishman, who  Read more...
              • New military drama to air

                Suleiman stars as officer
                Jamal Suleiman
                Damascus - Arabstoday
                Prominent Syrian actor Jamal Suleiman plays the role of a military officer in the new Egyptian series “Al Shawari’ al Read more...





              • Rise to fashion fame

                Rosie wearing a blue satin
                Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's  
                London - Arabstoday
                View the British model's metamorphosis from Devon beauty to global supermodel-turned-actress. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at the London premiere of Transformers: Dark of the Moon Read more...



              • Assi Hilani’s wife denies separation
                Beirut - Arabstoday
                Wife of prominent Lebanese singer Assi Hilani, Colette, strongly denied circulating rumors that she and her husband are facing major marital problems that will likely lead to their separation. Assi’s wife Read more...
              • Soccer behind disputes between Haifa and hubby
                Cairo - Arabstoday
                Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi revealed that soccer matches between Real Madrid and Barcelona are what sparked disputes between her and her husband. Haifa said that she is a strong supporter of FC Barcelona, while her Read more...
              • Hani Salama denies sex scenes exist
                Cairo - Arabstoday
                Egyptian actor Hani Salama has denied the existence of sex scenes in his new film “Wahad Saheeh” (One True), and that these scenes were the reason that several actresses declined to take part in the Read more...

              Health and Nutrition

              • Chemical pose a risk of death

                Illegal skin-whitener could kill
                Filipino women dressed as pregnant mothers protest against skin whitening
                MANILA - AFP  
                  Illegal injections of a cancer-treating chemical pose a risk of death to legions of Filipinos who use them to try to whiten their skin, health authorities Read more...

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              • Hopeful on peace

                Jordan's Queen Noor
                Amman - Arabstoday
                It was a cool but sunny June afternoon in the newly refurbished ballroom of one of London's most historic hotels, the Savoy in Piccadilly. Sitting in semi circles of blue-cloth covered tables, their names on blue rectangular signs that they raised when they wanted to comment, former military commanders, former national security officials, Read more...

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              • Venice: the perfect break
                Venice - Arabstoday
                The city is never more vibrant and inviting than during the famous Biennale, says Harry de Quetteville. Romantic, dazzling, often scarcely-credible Venice needs no hard sell, but with the city's celebrated Biennale art festival having just got under way (www.labiennale.org, until November 27), the extraordinary sights of San Marco and Read more...


              • Lexus reveals unique royal wedding LS 600h L Landaulet
                Dubai - Arabstoday
                A unique, full hybrid Lexus LS 600h Landaulet fitted with a one-piece transparent polycarbonate roof will serve as the official royal wedding car when His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco marries Carlene Wittstock in Monte Carlo on 2 July. The conversion was undertaken by Belgian coachbuilder Carat Duchatelet, working closely with Read more...



              • Gemini
                December 31, 2013 Don't overestimate your charms. You may be passed over for a romantic rival. If this happens, remain philosophical. There's a good choice you simply aren't suited  Read more...


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