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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux separate

Friday, 16 February 2018

Jennifer Aniston and husband Justin Theroux announced their separation on Thursday after less than three years of marriage, immediately sparking speculation that the former “Friends” star might reunite with her first spouse, Brad Pitt. “We have decided to announce our separation,” Aniston and Theroux said in a joint statement. “This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year.” Aniston, 49, and “The Leftovers” actor Theroux, 46, ...

Man runs onto a UAE airport runway to catch plane to meet his fiancée

Saturday, 10 February 2018

They say love has no boundaries, and one Indian man living in the UAE has taken his love for his fiancée to new heights. The 26-year-old civil engineer attempted to sneak onto a plane after he broke into the Sharjah Airport runway, reported Khaleej Times on Thursday. He was arrested minutes after a luggage loader noticed him attempting to sneak in. The man in question said to the newspaper that his actions were an act of love. He was quoted saying: “I want to say I'm a free man and ...

Do you know what it takes to really love yourself?

Monday, 5 February 2018

Do you love yourself? As I was waiting at a clinic in Dubai, the nurse noticed that it was my birthday and asked “What do you wish for now that you’re 35?” I answered, “To love myself”. She looked at me strangely and said “I thought you already did!” I explained that when I allow myself to be hurt by someone else’s actions, I don’t love myself. When I let myself be in an unpleasant company of people, I don’t love myself. When I eat ...

Weddings: A game of Benjamins and tainted hearts

Saturday, 30 December 2017

If looks could kill we would’ve had another episode of Game of Throne’s ‘Red Wedding.’ Not much of a ‘happily ever after’ occasion if you ask me. It was a family wedding, the bride draped in ivory, her vail trailing meters behind her, a lavish fairy-tale setup, the making of a perfect night but stained with jealousy, hatred and competition. Dozens of smoky eyes scanned the iridescent hall sending daggers from one end to the other while gossip took center ...

Better marriages make for healthier hearts: Study

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Men whose marriages grow stronger over the years have healthier cholesterol and blood pressure than peers whose unions fall apart, said a study Monday that hinted at unexpected health perks of relationship counselling.Researchers got more than 600 men in Britain to rate the “quality” of their marriage at two points in time -- when their child was three, and when they were nine.The men could describe their union as consistently good, consistently bad, improving, or ...

Young Egyptian man caught wearing ‘niqab’ to meet his girlfriend

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

A young Egyptian man was caught wearing “niqab” as he went to his girlfriend's house to meet her, but the villagers beat him up and handed him over to security. Major General Redha Tablia, head of security of Al-Sharqeya governorate, received a report stating that a number of residents of the village of Sowada Abu Shalabi held a man wearing “niqab” to sneak into his girlfriend's home in the absence of her family. The villagers noted the young man's way of walking and his ...

Gulf woman stole 11 million dirhams to spend on her beloved

Sunday, 4 June 2017

It seems that love makes people do unethical things. Love made a 33 year-old woman steal 11 million dirhams to spend on a young man who promised to marry her although he is married.According to Colonel Tariq Khalfan al-Ghoul, deputy director of the Department of Criminal Investigation, the suspect spent millions of dirhams on the young man and his brother; through giving cash, buying prestigious cars, international trademark watches and other expensive gifts.She used her position as head of one ...

Frankincense, the story of a tree that continues to weep for love

Friday, 26 May 2017

A legend has it that a girl from jinn fell in love with a human boy. Since this love was a violation of the jinn rules, they decided to punish her and transform her into something else. She cried for a long time and after they insisted that she must be punished, she chose to become a tree. Thousands of years passed by and this silent and hurt tree that’s called frankincense continued to shed tears in the form of resin that solidified into white particles which smell of musk. It is ...

Reem Al-Kamali

Did you know that a Tunisian pope created Valentine’s Day?

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Beyond the flood of everything red and heart-shaped, very little about Valentine’s Day can be deemed factual and it is quite hard to distinguish between the historical and the mythical. The day of love is said to have acquired its name from that of a saint, yet there is no consensus over which one. The Catholic Church, in fact, recognizes several saints with the name Valentine or Valentinus, each said to have some link or another to the now internationally renowned holiday. In the third ...

Mideast wives dish the dirt on husbands’ most annoying habits

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Few people can say their other half is perfect

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