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World Cup 2018: Footballer’s hair ‘too wild’ for Iranian TV

Image copyright EPA Image caption Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol (right) was a speaker at an event in Madrid in May 2018 with Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola (left) We have all had bad hair days, times when grooming didn’t quite work out, but it’s rare we expect our carefully-maintained, glossy locks to land us […]

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the claims against his wife are “absurd” The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds. Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels ($100,000; £77,000) for catering services at the […]

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the claims against his wife are “absurd” The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds. Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels ($100,000; £77,000) for catering services at the […]

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the claims against his wife are “absurd” The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds. Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels ($100,000; £77,000) for catering services at the […]

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the claims against his wife are “absurd” The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds. Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels ($100,000; £77,000) for catering services at the […]

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM’s wife charged with fraud

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the claims against his wife are “absurd” The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds. Sara Netanyahu is charged with misusing 359,000 shekels ($100,000; £77,000) for catering services at the […]

Syria war: Thousands flee fighting in south-west as troops mobilise

Image copyright AFP Image caption The uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad began in the city of Deraa Hundreds of families have fled rebel-held areas of south-western Syria in anticipation of a government offensive. The UN said at least 2,500 people had been displaced in Deraa province in recent days but a monitoring group put […]

Women finally allowed in Iran stadium

Image copyright Samimi Sadaf Image caption Women posted selfies from inside the Azadi stadium on Wednesday as they watched Iran play Spain in the 2018 World Cup To the sound of horns, chanting and laughing, women were finally allowed inside football stadiums in Iran on Wednesday, fulfilling lifelong dreams of watching a game. The last […]

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Israeli military says the country’s Iron Dome anti-missile shield intercepted seven rockets Israeli jets have hit militant positions in Gaza after Palestinians fired rockets and mortars into Israeli territory, the Israeli military said. The military said 25 targets linked to the militant Hamas movement were hit, in response to […]

Yemen war: Pro-government forces ‘storm Hudaydah airport’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The UAE said pro-government forces had “destroyed” the Houthis’ defences around the airport Yemeni pro-government forces, backed by the United Arab Emirates, are reported to have stormed the airport serving the rebel-held Red Sea city of Hudaydah. The UAE’s state news agency, Wam, said troops had gained control of large […]