August 16, 2012
The Middle East region presents varying challenges to these Ramadan victims, who are either not required to partake or who chose to opt out of their religious obligations. Here is Al Bawaba's cross-section of the Arab world's various approaches toward Ramadan - from the strictest to the more lenient and free-fasting.
August 13, 2012
Our panel of Arab and Middle East Olympic medal achievements from London 2012. See which Arab athlete defied the odds, broke records or fell short in his game.
August 11, 2012
The Christian Lebanese singer was hauled off to the police station for smoking in public in Algeria.
August 7, 2012
Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the men's 1,500-meter run.
July 12, 2012
“I am overwhelmed with joy at my first ever visit to Algeria” said Lebanese singer Myriam Fares after arriving in Algeria to hold two concerts. An invitation was sent to Myriam Fares from the Algerian Ministry of Culture to hold performances at the annual Timgad International Festival.
July 5, 2012
Iraqi star Kadim Al Sahir and Najwa Karam's backing singers were among those paying tribute to Algerian legend, Warda at the recent concert for independence.
July 4, 2012
Tunisian singer Saber Al Rebai has decided to file a lawsuit against the Tunisian newspaper “Al Sour”, accusing it of of saying he had purposely displayed the Israeli flag in his latest music video “Ya Asal” (Honey).
June 29, 2012
Talk of Elissa playing Algeria is still hot on the press agenda coming up to the July 2nd scheduled concert. Elissa has agreed to dress conservatively for the Algerian audience and pay homage to Algeria's Rose, Warda.
June 24, 2012
After the name snub at Murex D'Or, now the Egyptian singer gets uninvited to Warda's memorial service.
June 20, 2012
Egyptian singer and actress Donia Samir Ghanem was dumfounded by recent rumors claiming that she and actor Ahmed Mekki are fighting.
June 18, 2012
Despite a boycott campaign over her fee for the concert, the Lebanese singer will be performing in Algeria.
June 7, 2012
Algerian state energy company Sonatrach plans to increase its investment to $80 billion over the next five years as the Opec member country seeks to expand its gas.
June 6, 2012
The Hollywood star gets back to the trenches to play the infamous Algerian activist Lalla Fadhma in her upcoming flick.
Activists have expressed rage at the high price of tickets for the Lebanese singer's concert, at a time when Algeria is struggling with high unemployment.
May 27, 2012
The late Algerian star commissioned a museum for her dresses before she died, according to the Algerian Media and Culture bureau.