Samsung will host its Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event from New York. The show, which will stream live on the company’s website, will play host to the new Galaxy Note 8, a flagship smartphone that’s been the subject of countless rumors and reports over the last several months.
#UAE: A spokesman for Emirates Airlines said that the national carrier has strongly denied reports that one of its planes had been targeted for bombing on Monday.
Lebanese Interior Minister Nuhad al-Mashnouk revealed the involvement of four Lebanese in an attempt to blow up an American passenger plane on its way from Australia to Abu Dhabi.
Mashnouk said in a press conference on Monday that the thwarted attack was coordinated by the Information Division of the Department of Homeland Security and Australian authorities.
An earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, collapsing buildings, killing at least 2 people and injuring dozens, officials said. Residents and tourists on the island off the coast of Naples ran out on to the narrow streets from homes and hotels. Fearing aftershocks, many decided to leave the island early.
#KSA Two Saudi men have been executed for smuggling drugs, Saudi’s Ministry of Interior said in a statement that the two Citizens were executed in Tabuk on Monday, They were found guilty of smuggling a large quantity of narcotic pills into the kingdom.
Drug trafficking, rape, murder, apostasy and armed robbery are all punishable by death under Saudi Arabia’s sharia law.
Kuwait’s Kyokushin team won two gold medals at the international Fight Night championship that came to a close in Sidon city, south Lebanon on Sunday evening.
The death toll from a devastating landslide and flooding that hit Sierra Leone earlier this week has risen to nearly 500, according to hospital officials. More than 600 people remained missing on Sunday, with rescue officials warning that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day. The death toll earlier stood at 450.