August 30, 2012
SIx years after his death, legendary Algerian song writer Al Hashimi Qarbawi, is at the centre of a musical battle between Lebanese diva Majida Al Roumi and Moroccan singer Latifa Raafat, who both want the rights to songs written and composed by the late folk musician.
August 28, 2012
As the Arab Spring's rallying cry for change seems to have been answered with Islamist power-takers, we look at how the Arab world has responded, particularly over the last couple of weeks. Was the clean sweep of Islamist governments what the Arab people wanted? Arabs seem to be fighting back with a resurgence of protests, and an Islamist backlash. The people are generally unhappy with the free-for-all chaos of unbridled Salafi mayhem and destruction that has arisen in the power vacuum left by non-Islamic dictators.
August 21, 2012
Everton pulled off the shock of match day one with a 1-0 win over Manchester United Monday.
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 12, 2012
Morroccan singer Samira Saeed is spending Ramadan in the recording studio as she prepares for the release of her upcoming album.
Maisa al Moghrabi denies some rumors while volunteering others: The Emirati-Moroccan actress claims not to be banned from Saudi Arabia. She tells about 'that picture' and why she split off from Saudi fiance, and admits the failure of a previous marriage.
August 7, 2012
Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the men's 1,500-meter run.
The Moroccan actress defends accusations that she's "too sexy" in latest TV drama 'Li'bat Al Mar'ah Rajul' (Man is Woman's Play-thing).
July 31, 2012
Jordan and Morocco’s longstanding ties can be a role model for pan-Arab relations, Moroccan Ambassador in Jordan Hassan Abdul Haq said on Sunday.
July 29, 2012
After the weekend of the Opening Ceremony and flag parades starring Arab entries to the London Games, we look at Arab achievements in Olympic-terms to date. We take stock of medals gained, and success delivered by Arab athletics and tot up the Arab world's collective and individual medal count historically.
July 18, 2012
Runner-up on Arab's Got Talent gets the last laugh.
The hit talent show hits the Arab world.
July 16, 2012
For anyone planning on trying Ramadan abroad, whether for the experience of a travelling Ramadan, or out of necessity in times of political unrest in the Middle East, here's our Ramadan tourist special - a cross section of Arab world cities and capitals for a state-of-the-art Ramadan experience.
July 2, 2012
The Moroccan singer goes all Emirati on us with her latest track, 'Beautiful Bride'.