Nico Rosberg will be on the pole for the third time this season when the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix takes place this weekend.
The winger shook off the horrors of his penalty miss in last season's showpiece to give the Bundesliga champions European glory in the most dramatic of circumstances
The death toll grows in Tripoli as the conflict between opposing factions scales up.
The head of European football has told players not to walk off the pitch if they are racially abused, saying that any decision to stop a match should be left to the referee.
The Real Madrid manager who will be quitting the club in the next week to join Chelsea is hoping to take the Croatian playmaker Luka Modric with him out of Bernabeu.
Auld Lang Syne! This season of the X-Factor crowns super popular Moroccan Mohammad Al Reifi.
For many in the Hashemite Kingdom, remembering the late King Hussein is part and parcel to reflecting on Jordan's continued independence; a steady flow of electricity is fading in Egypt; and Tripoli is three very different cities in one.
Donia Samir Ghanem and her love are keeping the big day a secret, denying spreading rumors about the wedding date.
Lebanese designer duo finds a way to clean up the streets from the smoking-ban law's side-effect: discarded cigarette butts.
Last night, three Israeli military aircraft broke a UN Security Council resolution by violating the Lebanese airspace, raising tensions with a state that already faces increased pressure from the neighboring Syrian conflict.
As his fourth visit to the region ends, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calls for Palestinian and Israeli leaders to resume peace talks.
Bridging differences between the West and the Muslim world: seeing past religion and through culture
Interfaith dialogue could help bridge the widening gap between the West and the Muslim world.
Done with the shooting of her upcoming new drama, the Lebanese sexpot will launch her new "dubstep" style clip this month.
A three-year long campaign to raise awareness about children's death in road accidents pays off with a 40% drop in casualties.
UAE consumers complain about lack of transparency behind the meat quality grading systems.
May 24, 2013
The governing body has confirmed that the winner of Europe's second competition will be rewarded with a place among the continent's finest
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has signed a one-year contract extension and expressed his delight over the deal on Twitter.
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Sorriano has said the club expects new manager Manuel Pelligrini to help the team win a trophy each year, including the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) Cup, following the sacking of previous coach Roberto Mancini.
The Syrian opposition doubts all parties will join the negotiation table despite Russia's announcement that the regime would participate in an upcoming peace conference.
Hani Ramzi brought down the curtain on his popular talk show to focus on the shooting of his upcoming television drama.
Lebanese singer Najwa Karam will not confirm her presence as a guest in next season of "Arab Idol" until her father's health condition improves.
The UAE promote environmental awareness among the youth to ensure the country's sustainable development.
A study reveals that Qatari men still wouldn't marry a woman who isn't a good cook.
The World Economic Forum will begin on Friday on the eastern shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan and will host international world leaders.
Three brothers from the UAE have been given the death penalty by an Abu Dhabi court for the murder of two Omani citizens in Al Ain
May 23, 2013
The Spain international insists he has never come across any specific case as a player but says that the authorities must ensure that it does not creep into the game
The governing body has approved new measures to combat prejudiced abuse in football, with any individual found guilty to receive a hefty suspension
Nancy Ajram is making a new music video, and it will include dozens of willing fans. Come one, come all!
The prolific forward has nothing but praise for the Brazilian attacker and claims it is a "fantastic responsibility" to have inherited the famous squad number at Camp Nou
Former President criticised the Iranian establishment just days after he was disqualified from running in June's presidential elections
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is reportedly being eyed by Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) for a whopping 100 million dollar deal.
The Union Coordination Committee Wednesday accused the Finance Ministry of intentionally submitting salary scale bills with errors in them in a bid to delay the ratification of a wage hike in Parliament.
Tamer Hosny we’ve missed you! After months across the sea workin' with Akon and Pitbull, the region’s hottest songster is back to business in the region with a Dubai concert this weekend.
Opposition-aligned Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 104 Hezbollah militants killed since the conflict began
The judges and their singing protégé’s best bits, as the remaining X Factor contestants prepare to go head to head in Friday's semi-final.
The Egyptian government said on Wednesday it would supply more gas and diesel to power stations to deal with electricity shortages that have worsened in recent months after the cash-strapped country failed to import enough fuel.
South Sudan's oil minister said late on Wednesday that it had resumed oil production and flow to the international markets through the territory of neigbouring Sudan after a temporary blockage at Jebellen.
A Sufi bloc within the opposition would be an alternative to the Muslim Brotherhood, one that would represent many more Syrians; why Sinai is still a problem; Geneva-2 kicks off in Amman; and the Golan Hights heat up.
Egypt's central bank kept the price of the country's currency steady against the dollar at a special $800 million foreign exchange auction on Wednesday, called to help importers pay for wheat, meat, cooking oil and other essential imports.
Tottenham Hotspurs winger Gareth Bale has reportedly dropped hints that he will continue at the club for the next season under a new contract as he vowed to lead Spurs back into the Champions League next season.
The World Bank has proposed a $150 million loan for Jordan to help it with the cost of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria, Jordanian and World Bank board sources said on Wednesday.
Bank Alkhair, a Bahrain-headquartered Islamic wholesale bank, has announced the successful closure of the first tranche of a $750 million sukuk programme by Saudi Arabia's Dar Al Arkan real estate development company.
Pakistan may get a bailout worth up to $15 billion from Saudi Arabia for its troubled energy sector, a Pakistani official told Dawn newspaper.
Crude oil prices fell below $100 for the first time since mid-2012 in April on seasonal factors and softening market fundamentals. This was followed by a small rebound in early May, according to NBK’s latest Economic Update.
Eight men in Saudi Arabia have been convicted of working for Al Qaeda and sending the organisation information on officials in the Saudi government.
Fighting overnight in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli have left at least two people dead, bringing the total number of people killed since Sunday, to 16
Byblos International Festival has unveiled the exciting lineup of performers at Lebanon's most exciting summer event.
Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said on Thursday ahead of a meeting with Kerry that the ideological differences at the heart of the Israeli gov't over settlements on Palestinian territory are causing a delay to the peace process
Anti-Islam group English Defence League took to the streets in Woolwich to protest the brutal murder of a "soldier" in South London
After recently signing up with the brand spankin’ new production company Nogoum Records, songstress Sherine Abdel Wahab is rollin’ tape on a new record too.
Two men in South London on Wednesday butchered and beheaded a man in broad daylight, apparently shouting Islamist slogans after the murder. International officials are calling it a "terror attack".
The Friends of Syria's core ministerial members met in Amman last night, with representatives of the Syrian opposition, and urged Assad to partake wholly in the peace talks, warning of their increased support to the rebels if he fails to do so.
The Emirati police launches an awareness campaign about the dangers of witchcraft.
Characters in the paintings of the "Intimacy" exhibition at the Picasso Art Gallery in Zamalek welcome guests and almost seem to invite conversation.
Whilst the fans in the region have a tendency to assume the worst that a star is either ill or dead when they cancel a show, this fear once again did not come true with Egyptian singer Hani Shaker.
Too hot to handle! Saudi cleric warns that women's use of air-conditioners calls for "moral depravities"
Following the tweet of a Saudi wannabee cleric, Muslim women can expect to melt this summer as he declares air-conditioners to be "haram".
The Islamic Development Bank Group has decided to increase its authorized capital from $ 45 billion (30 billion Islamic dinars) to $ 150 billion (100 billion dinars) on the recommendation of the two extraordinary Islamic summits held in Makkah.
Regional online advertising spend is growing at a rate of around 25-30 per cent every year.
As the GCC plans a 100% hike in cigarette prices, the risk of increasing smuggling looms.
Drivers in Dubai will have to steer away from residential areas to listen to their favorite tunes out loud if they don't want their vehicle to be confiscated.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi called for unity in Egypt, in the face of growing disillusion with his regime, which came to power in 2011 and a growing petition for his removal from office.
A new bus depot that can accommodate around 500 buses will be built in Abu Dhabi soon.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has placed an order for three A330-300s, growing its A330 Family fleet to a total of ten Airbus aircraft, according to a press release on Wednesday.
On June 21, several venues around town – along with 430 other cities around the world – will celebrate the “Fete de la Musique”, an international music festival started over 30 years ago.
Opulent devices provide guests with quicker access to services and part of wider technology push
Traditional Syrian dishes give refugees an opportunity to get jobs and recreate a sense of belonging in Lebanon.
Newsweek re-launched the website in tandem with the US based design firm Huge, with three-to-five feature stories from Newsweek’s tablet edition (called Newsweek Global) will go live on the website.
An anonymous gunman entered a brothel in the eastern Baghdadi district of Zayouna on Wednesday, shooting 12 people.
Gunfire rang out through Tripoli on Wednesday, as the spillover of the Syrian crisis in the Lebanese city claimed the lives of 12 over the weekend.
You may have heard about Micky Mouse being haraam but check out this Top Ten list of random issuances from Islamic leaders for the worst; ex-pats and goodbyes; American Bedu is worse; and horrific, untold stories of rape in Lebanon.
Nouri Al Maliki, the Prime Minister of Iraq, has called for a major re-shuffle of the senior ranks of the army in an attempt to halt the wave of sectarian violence that has gripped the country in recent weeks.
May 22, 2013
The Manchester United striker scored 26 goals as Sir Alex Ferguson's side secured a record 20th title, notching two hat-tricks to win the award by three strikes
The PSG striker has voiced his love for the footballing culture in Serie A and refused to rule out a move away from the Parc des Princes this summer
Andy Murray will miss the French Open with the back injury he picked up at ...
The Chilean has admitted that he will soon leave the Andalusian club but emphasised that he was going to Manchester City to fulfill sporting ambitions
Chevron Corp is in advanced talks to sell most of its downstream assets in Egypt and Pakistan, three sources said, with the planned disposals seen raising around $300 million for the U.S. oil major.
Egyptian film “Tatah”, starring comedian Mohammad Saed, is close to surpassing the already mind-blowing profits achieved by the film "Samir Abu Al Nile", starring fellow Egyptian funny-man Ahmad Makki.
The auction will be the central bank's second exceptional sale of foreign exchange. In April, it sold $600 million to pay for wheat, meat, cooking oil and other essential imports.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague reaffirmed the British position that Bashar al-Assad has no place in any political solution to the conflict
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Oman yesterday aiming to help finalize an estimated $ 2.1 billion deal to supply a US-made air-defense system to the Gulf nation.
The seven members of the Egyptian security forces were released after negotiations with local tribesmen
The Blues' record goalscorer confesses he never felt close to Rafa Benitez, and reveals he hopes 'the Special One' will return to the club this summer
In any lawsuit, there are damages. Kuwait has a complete price list for each body part if it is damaged or, ahem, removed in an accident; summer movie sequels are comin'; review: Samsung Galaxy S4; and Saudi hangs five Yemeni men.
Gereth Bale has committed himself to represent Tottenham Hotspur for the near future with improved terms, despite the club's failure to make it to the Champions League.
Iranian carmaker Iran Khodro will establish an assembly line with the capacity of 30,000 units per year in the Iraqi city of Iskandariya by the next month.
A number of MPs expressed mixed reactions over the massive reshuffle on Monday in the oil sector, with some welcoming it and others strongly criticizing it as politically-motivated, while the opposition made no reaction to the changes.
The largest fruit and vegetable factory has opened its doors to Saudi women for the first time, hiring 100 female employees and aiming to hire 300 more in the coming two years.
Experts say the rent hikes were due to rising costs of building and renovation, and the increase in the wages of workers in the construction and management of building.
Dubai's top breast cancer doc affirms Angelina Jolie's decision to get a double mastectomy, and now even Jennifer Aniston (Brad's former love) is moved to tears over her bravery.
Summer just got 52 times better with so many concerts and family edutainment ahead in the UAE!
Ahmadinejad's close aide Esfandiar Rahim Mashaie was barred from running in the Iranian presidential election on Tuesday but the President said he'll take up the matter with the Supreme Leader
World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, on Tuesday announced that in light of a recent request by Jordan, the World Bank will provide financial aid to the country to help with its economy and the growing number of refugees.
Amped up on Red Bull energy drinks, B-boys from around the world dance their way through the competition in Beirut, where the pastime has become quite popular.
Egyptian actress Yousra and her show's writer deny taking advantage of the late, beloved Algerian singer "Warda", even though she's using a verse from one of her songs for a Ramadan drama.
In what sounds like a Mel Gibson movie, the Egyptian Army had refused to pay the ransom and are instead attacking the kidnappers. Turns out-- it worked!; Lebanese prof accused of rape; 'Xbox One revealed; and opposition to a Saudi 'White Ribbon' campaign.
Like Gandhi, Hani Ramzi is the change he wishes to see in the world. The comedian actor is taking a stand by attending a high profile conference to improve the Egyptian judicial system.
Over the last few days, UNHCR has reported the flow of Syrian refugees entering Jordan has reached 'almost zero'. Jordanian, Syrian and international sources have given contradictory reports as to why.
A 12 year old boy was seriously wounded when he was shot by Israeli forces in the West Bank on Tuesday.
The talks will serve as a warm up to the US-Russia backed peace initiative, touted to take place in June
The US have called the criteria that has disqualified former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani , aged 78, and an aide to current president Ahmadinejad from running in the June 14 Iranian elections, "too vague"