Decades in, stakes high in French airport vs farmland fight

Monday, 11 December 2017

Plans have been in the works to build a regional airport in Notre-Dame-des-Landes since the 1970s -- and for nearly as long so have efforts to thwart construction. Years of activism and failed attempts by authorities to clear the picturesque farmland mean the regional airport remains in the city of Nantes where inhabitants are increasingly unhappy. Now the government is expected to rule on the fate of the project, with stakes high on both sides of the conflict.Video credit: AFPTV

Confiscation crusaders try to save Philippine paradise

Monday, 11 December 2017

Palawan island in the Philippines is one of the world’s most beautiful tourist destinations, with untouched beaches, ancient rainforests and dazzling limestone cliffs. But for a ragtag group of environmental crusaders, it is more like a battlefield.Video credit: AFPTV

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over ISIS

Monday, 11 December 2017

Iraq's armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad on Sunday to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over ISIS.Video credit: AFPTV/Iraqiya TV

Lebanon’s Beirut lights up its Christmas tree

Monday, 11 December 2017

Lebanese gathered Sunday for the lighting of the Christmas tree near Martyrs Square, in downtown Beirut.Video credit: AFPTV

EXCLUSIVE: Randy Jackson on life after 13 years of being American Idol judge

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Former American Idol judge Randy Jackson tells Al Arabiya English’s Simo Benbachir how the top talent show changed his life. But Jackson is not just a television personality. Watch our full interview with the incredibly talented bassist, singer, record producer and entrepreneur.  

WATCH: Yemenis tearing up Houthi posters in Sanaa

Saturday, 2 December 2017

Yemeni video footage showed the removal of pictures that put by Houthi supporters in Sanaa and tearing up their slogans amid applause from the masses.  

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