September 19, 2012
The cast and crew of MBC's hot new talent show The Voice took time out of filming the gruelling auditions to celebrate the 55th birthday of Iraqi singer Kadim al-Sahir.
September 18, 2012
Papal Middle Eastern tours across the ages: How have the reigning Pope Bennedict XVI and the late Pope John Paul II fared in the Holy Land? The Pope pontificates from Lebanon to Morocco as we take a look at papal Middle East tours past and present.
September 16, 2012
The hotly hyped new Arab talent show is set to begin but contestants will be heard, not seen.
Iraq has ambitious plans to increase oil production, to six million barrels a day, up from the current level of 2.6 million barrels a day.
September 11, 2012
There's no such thing as too much talent in the Arab world as MBC begins the hunt for the new Haifa.
Turkey will not extradite the Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who was sentenced to death in absentia earlier this week in Baghdad
September 10, 2012
Sentenced to death in absentia for ordering killings, the case of Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi could revive the political crisis that had largely subsided in recent months.
Iraq has reached record breaking levels of oil production in August, and is now OPECs second-largest producer of oil. Plans to double output illustrate Iraq is attempting to recover from decades of conflict.
September 9, 2012
A series of attacks that rocked Iraq on Sunday left at least 51 dead and over 250 injured across the country, confirmed the Iraqi authorities.
September 6, 2012
The political crisis between the central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan regional government is causing Iraq to lose $200 each second due to repeated stopping of Iraqi oil exports through the Turkish Jihan Port.
September 3, 2012
Iraqi artist breaks record: Jaber Alwan is the first foreigner in Italy to receive the best artist prize from the municipality of Rome, where he resides.
August 31, 2012
The Middle East's internet crackdown: For Arabs those wild days of internet freedom to blog boldly may be counted. As we write, countries in the region are clamping down on their citizen's right to surf with abandon as they introduce laws to censor and curb their online enthusiasm.
August 29, 2012
Muslims, Christians, Arabs and Kurds make sweet music together for a performance in London.
August 28, 2012
Not content with letting us in on their new albums, celebrity feuds, and glamorous lifestyles - it seems the latest craze amongst Arab celebs is to tweet about their footwear!
Sahl Hasheesh, a popular Egyptian tourist destination, will host first round of the Hurghada Asian Film Festival with the participation of 35 countries in October.