Cannabis (AFP)
April 26, 2017 - 15:21 GMT
Following its oil revenues loss in Nineveh, Daesh "ISIS" is resorting to drug dealing to increase its funds, according to a top intelligence official.
Alwan described the work as
April 26, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
A Saudi novelist has picked up one of the Arab world's most prestigious literary prizes, with the historical novel 'A Small Death.'
Lebanon's much-reproduced Mediterranean diet sees an abundant use of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and fresh fish, with olive oil religiously replacing animal fat. (Shutterstock)
April 26, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Lebanese have good reason to be food snobs.
A picture shows a view of the Moria camp for migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos on March 20, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
April 25, 2017 - 15:44 GMT
They have been denied permits to travel to mainland Greece and were advised to return to Turkey.
A woman smokes marijuana on Parliament Hill on 4/20 in Ottawa, Ontario, April 20, 2017. (AFP/Lars Harberg)
April 25, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
The UN says Egypt is the world's 25th biggest consumer of cannabis.
April 25, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The video showed a toddler being locked outside the nursery all day for three consecutive days, as the director sought to punish the child for crying.
A torchlit procession in Yerevan, Armenia, to mark 102 years since the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turkey. (AFP/Karen Minasyan)
April 24, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The telegram, found in an archive in Jerusalem, directly implicates Turkey in the genocide of Armenians.
A woman wearing the Burqa (AFP/Frank Perry)
April 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The far-right UK Independence Party (UKIP) said it would pursue a ban on burqa in their party manifesto, which is expected to be published on Monday, according to the party leader on Sunday.
Lina al-Jarbouni after being released from prison. (Twitter)
April 24, 2017 - 07:39 GMT
Lina al-Jarbouni, who was imprisoned for 15 years, called on others to support detainees currently staging a hunger strike in Israeli jails.
A damaged mosque stands in the Masaken Hanano district in eastern Aleppo, a day after Syrian pro-government forces seized it from rebel fighters (AFP/George Ourfalian)
April 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Turkey’s Diyanet Foundation plans to repair dozens of mosques in Syria that were heavily damaged in the ongoing war, according to the head of foundation on Sunday.
Tunisian protesters hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against a controversial draft law on amnesty for corruption offences in the capital Tunis on Sept. 12, 2015. (AFP)
April 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
A recording of the head of Tunisia's private TV station, Nessma, was leaked on April 17, detailing threats and intimidation against a civil society group fighting corruption in the country.
President Sisi meeting with Mona al-Sayed, also known as the
April 23, 2017 - 13:41 GMT
Photos showing the impoverished woman pushing a heavy cart loaded with merchandise went viral online.
There will be 150 direct job opportunities for Saudi youths, and 200 jobs indirectly via contractors. (shutterstock)
April 23, 2017 - 08:57 GMT
Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will launch Al-Duwaihi Gold Mine in the Makkah region.
He called the campaign “a collective imperative” that must be championed by all people of good conscience.(AFP)
April 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Nigerian activists urge UN and global powers to ratchet pressure on the Israeli government to lift the siege on Gaza.
Afghanistan boasts pristine mountains and medieval ruins, but many are located in areas plagued by insurgency.
April 22, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The president of Afghanistan is creating a tourism ministry in a bid to attract visitors to the country.
Traffic lights (File photo)
April 22, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A lorry driver who has jumped red lights 11 times will be deported after serving a two-month sentence, a judge in Bahrain has ruled.