Qatar Pro Wrestling attracts former WWE champs

World Wrestling Entertainment dominates global professional wrestling. Some of the former champions of WWE are now performing for Qatar Pro Wrestling, as the organisation looks to become the Middle East’s leading wrestling promotion. Al Jazeera’s Sohail Malik was at their latest event. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Qatar Pro Wrestling attracts former WWE champs

Coronavirus: ‘window of opportunity narrowing’ says WHO director

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization, has expressed concerned over a ‘narrowing window of opportunity’ to tackle Covid-19 and has urged the international community not to squander it With four new cases in Iran, concern has increased about the epidemic spreading across the Middle East, plus the sharp devaluation of the Iranian … Read more Coronavirus: ‘window of opportunity narrowing’ says WHO director

Danny Cipriani speaks out after death of ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack | ITV News

Danny Cipriani has spoken about his ex-girlfriend, Caroline Flack, in an emotional video posted on social media, in which he also said he will release a voice note recorded by her. The former Love Island host was found dead at her east London home on Saturday, having taken her own life at the age of … Read more Danny Cipriani speaks out after death of ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack | ITV News

Profile of Iran: the second-biggest country in the Middle East

Iran is the second-biggest country in the Middle East, just behind its rival Saudi Arabia, and one of the most heavily populated. Literacy rates stand at around 93% between 19-40 year olds, a result of education policies launched in the wake of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. However, when it comes to economy, Iran’s figures … Read more Profile of Iran: the second-biggest country in the Middle East

Danny Cipriani shares emotional message about Caroline Flack

The rugby player Danny Cipriani has posted a heartfelt message on social media about his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack, saying he ‘felt safe with her’. Flack, presenter of ITV’s Love Island, took her own life and was found dead at her east London home on 15 February. Cipriani said she tried to call him in the … Read more Danny Cipriani shares emotional message about Caroline Flack

Hanau shisha bar shootings prompt calls for Germany to get tough on far-right terror | ABC News

A gunman who killed nine people at two shisha bars in Germany showed a deeply racist mindset with authorities saying he was influenced by far-fetched conspiracy theories. The victims of the mass shooting east of Frankfurt were of migrant background. Chancellor Angela Merkel decried hate as a poison in German society. From Hanau, Europe correspondent … Read more Hanau shisha bar shootings prompt calls for Germany to get tough on far-right terror | ABC News

Australia’s Wildlife Emergency | 101 East

For more than six months, Australia has been on fire. Millions of hectares have burned, dozens of lives have been lost, thousands of homes destroyed – and now a wildlife emergency is unfolding. It is estimated that as many as one billion animals have been killed. With bushland scorched, more animals are continuing to succumb … Read more Australia’s Wildlife Emergency | 101 East

Outrage over car fire killings turns to calls for action from heartbroken community | ABC News

There’s been an outpouring of grief for a mother and her three children who were burnt to death in their car in Brisbane’s east yesterday. There’s also anger at the man accused of setting them alight. He’s been labelled a “monster” and a “disgusting human being”. As police continue to investigate, neighbours and relatives have … Read more Outrage over car fire killings turns to calls for action from heartbroken community | ABC News

Jordan’s Wadi Rum desert: Hollywood’s new place to film

On Middle East Matters we journey to Jordan, where the splendid archaeological city of Petra and the Wadi Rum desert are just some of the country’s sites to feature in dozens of Hollywood blockbusters, from Indiana Jones to Star Wars. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Jordan’s Wadi Rum desert: Hollywood’s new place to film