Investment activity in MENA reached record-high levels since 2008 to reach $1.2B last year.
The entire country has been affected by heavy rain and flash floods, but the highest number of reported causalities come from Khyber Pakthunwa and Baluchistan provinces
Ahmed Ezz is not settling for the Family Court in Cairo's decision, which ruled him as the biological father of Zeina's twins, and is appealing to a court against the verdict.
The trend for living longer brings a potential financial crisis that should force us to become investment hunters.
We always love a good Gigi Hadid pic. The girl is gorgeous!
He's made a serious mark on Egypt cinema, and thus the late director will not soon be forgotten. Here's how he is remembered by his peers and students.
After a summer hiatus, the party is on! Reggae Beachfest returns for Jamaican Independence Day with DJ Jus in 'da house!
Amid diving oil prices, the UAE heeds international agencies' advice and removes long-standing subsidies on petrol.
Shira Banki, 16, was stabbed to death at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem earlier this week.
She's been sporting around the Arab playground of Dubai, but her skin doesn't testify to having to touched base with the scorching UAE sun. The actress was seen back in Los Angeles with some still very fair skin.
Nigerian security forces rescued 178 people including 101 children from Boko Haram militants in the Borno region.
Baalbeck International Festival wasn't messing around with its return after political instability had canceled several gigs past. Musician Marcel Khalife and actor Rafic Ali Ahmad brought the house down - in a good way!
Israelis and Palestinians prayed together for peace following the killing of a Palestinian toddler by settlers over the weekend.
Sheperds Beer is produced in Bir Zeiti in the West Bank by 27-year-old Alaa Sayej.
A slap in the face isn't just painful - it's an insult! This Bahraini was arrested after a video of him slapping an expat in the face went viral.
Security forces in Iraq's Anbar province defused some 200 explosive devices during a military operation.
Turkey has been conducting airstrikes on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq and Syria, and military officials deny allegations of targeting civilians.
Israel's blockade has driven poverty levels to 38.8 percent, according to a new report by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights.
The US was at first triumphant about securing the use of an Turkish airbase to fight Daesh in Iraq and Syria. But as violence erupts between Turkey and the Kurds, is it possible Obama made a diplomatic disaster?
Two Palestinian minors aged 12 and 14 were detained by Israeli police in East Jerusalem for allegedly throwing stones at soldiers.
On the lookout for greener pastures? Here's how to look for a new job while still in your present one.
The Israeli government on Sunday approved the use of administrative detention for Jewish far-rightists suspected of involvement in anti-Palestinian terrorism.
Walaa Hafez has previously broken a world record for diving but wanted to participate in the opening of the Suez Canal extensions, which he says is an honor for his country.
19 group members detained in past 24 hours alone for committing, inciting ‘violence’, Egypt’s Interior Ministry says.
al-Muthanna Days Festival for Short Films in Iraq granted two Syrian short films “Noise of the Memory” and "Calendar" awards.
Tackling the murky world of racism lying beneath the occupation; why Erdogan doesn't always mean what he says about Islam; and let's give a round of applause for Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
The feud between Saudi Arabia and Iran sometimes goes too far, but it doesn't seem to be fooling anybody.
August 2, 2015
Mike Huckabee has some competition.
Lawyer Amal Clooney wants the International Criminal Court to listen to Saif Gaddafi's case.
The Argentina international is set to undergo a medical in Qatar after the two clubs reached a deal over the price the French club will pay for the former Real Madrid winger
A group of cybercriminals are hacking companies around the world to manipulate stock prices.
Bank of Beirut saw a net profit of $89 million in the first six months of 2015.
A conflict between an Egyptian news outlet and advertising company casts a shadow over the media scene.
Iran plans to increase production to meet the demands of European markets.
The refugees on Sunday staged a sit-in in front of the UNRWA headquarters to protest a reduction in services.
The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation said donor partners granted the country $1.06 billion between January and July.
Haredi singer and musician Yishai Lapidot is extremely thankful Sunday – after he narrowly escaped being "lynched" by Arabs in Jerusalem Saturday night.
The new security cameras were welcomed by taxi drivers, who say the new monitoring system will make their jobs easier.
Heat waves hit Syrian refugees in Jordan hard as sandstorms smother Zaatari.
Word is out, Kanye West has an official (not just rumored) concert set Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park this October.
Alliances are getting murkier still along the Turkish border.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured a new position in east Zabadani Sunday, in a push that left scores of militants either dead or wounded.
The Daesh group has taken captive four journalism students in northern Iraq for leaking information about the militants to Iraqi and media organizations.
Fresh allegations of doping involving hundreds of blood samples are rocking the world of athletics.
Tensions have flared at flashpoint mosque complex since Friday murder of Palestinian infant by suspected Jewish settlers.
The club president is confident his side will become more dominant in their domestic league as well as in Europe following their Trophee des Champions win
A 16-year-old girl who was stabbed during Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade on Thursday died Sunday after succumbing to her wounds.
Security forces in Pakistan claim to have killed a senior al-Qaeda commander and detained his wife in an overnight raid on a hideout in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.
The France international has been identified as a potential marquee acquisition by the north Londoners and he has been praised by the former Gunners midfielder
Ramadan Seddiq, an anti-regime protester, was found dead inside his prison cell.
Young Kurdish artist Ahmad Nabaz links world leaders to atrocities committed under their watch, with eye-catching and stomach-turning results. Is this art?
Duma residents are organizing voluntary groups to guard the village from Israeli settler attacks.
Things are not getting any simpler in the Turkey vs. Daesh vs. Kurds debate.
Mohammed Assaf's music video "Aywa Haghani" (Yes, I Will Sing) is finally out!
An Iraqi vendor sells watermelon on a street as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit) in Baghdad
An Iraqi vendor sells watermelon on a street as temperatures reached to 46 degrees Celsius (115 Fahrenheit) in Baghdad
Jerusalem light rail service returned to normal late Sunday morning after a strike against a new program employees said would worsen their working conditions.
The Egyptian military has killed 88 suspected militants between July 20 and July 31 in various security campaigns throughout the Sinai region.
Five people were killed and 12 wounded after groups clashed near an oil port in eastern Libya.
Madinah Women Writers Association head Jamal Al-Saadi said she and her colleagues are devastated at being excluded from many theatrical activities organized by the city of Madinah.
Existing manufacturers are slashing prices while automotive businesses expect high growth and service-related opportunities in 18 months following deal.
We're talking hoops of fire.
The retrial for Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste has been postponed yet again. The three face charges of defaming Egypt and spreading false news.
Obama's 12 nation “Trans-Pacific Partnership” (TPP) fails to reach agreement over drugs, auto trade and regional food protection.
The Public Prosecution has referred 41 men to the Federal Supreme Court on charges of setting up a terrorist organization.
Travel and tourism official insists that the garbage crisis has not had an impact on flight bookings from abroad.
Tom Cruise narrowly avoids crashing in car chase stunt for Mission Impossible 5 in Morocco!
The Syrians were arrested during raids by the army for lack of identification papers, state news reported Sunday.
John Kerry, assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, and a senior advisor will be meeting their counterparts and Sisi in an effort to improve on strained relationship, and sell Iran nuclear deal.
There's a new chairman of the Musicians' Syndicate in Egypt: Singer Hani Shaker!
The Jordanian pilot of a private jet for the bin Laden family was among the victims of a plane crash at Blackbushe Airport in the UK on Friday.
Eight Palestinian youths were shot with rubber bullets and injured by Israeli forces while attending a funeral for 17-year-old Laith al-Khaldi, who was shot dead by the IDF the day before.
"The Arabs' CAM" in Cairo will welcome the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as this year's guest of honor.
The new free messenger app has 2 million users in the Middle East, of which 1.2 milion are from Saudi Arabia.
From One Directioner to jihadi Bride, Sharmeena Begum joined Daesh when she was 15 and has since become a recruiter, luring other young girls to Syria to marry Daesh fighters.
Police were looking into the relationship between Yishai Schlissel, who fatally stabbed six during this year's gay pride parade, and the Jerusalem couple.
Fans behavior in Belgium results in fine and closer of stand; local soccer begins with Toto Cup
The recent murder of an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler by Israeli extremists proves Jewish terrorism must be addressed, as it threatens to undermine security and democracy in Israel.
The initiative follows the planned replacement of 300 city taxis with hybrid vehicles.
The National Defense Council of Egypt approved Saturday the extension of the participation of Egyptian military personnel in a combat mission abroad.
When that phone rings, make sure you are ready!
The UK's county police released a statement on Facebook of the deceased.
The man raped his daughter, now 20, for over five years, threatening her with violence and pushing her to contemplate suicide.
Dubai Music Week is set to be seriously legit with headlining acts Ellie Goulding and Thirty Seconds to Mars, and Dubai couldn't be more pumped.
The UAE is finally following the global trend of mobile-based transactions, according to a new survey.
30 famous Lebanese celebrities gathered and performed at the ONE LEBANON concert to mark Army's Day.
PKK fighters drove an agricultural vehicle laden with two tons of explosives into a military police station in Agri province, located near the Iranian border.
Family members of the Palestinian baby who burned to death in a fire spoke out against the attack.
The arsonists behind the attack which killed an 18-month old Palestinian toddler and injured three other members of the same family are being held under administrative detention.
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor called for the Taliban to continue its military campaign after replacing Mullah Mohammad Omar as supreme leader.
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called Saturday for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to withdraw from the region where the militant group has a number of bases after Turkish airstrikes killed at least eight civilians there.
Tom Fletcher says good bye to Lebanon; on being Jewish and Tunisian; and the quiet beauty of Palestine's olive trees.
A port city in Iran’s southwest has experienced a temperature of 163 °F (73 °C), reportedly one of the hottest registered across the world to date, according to a weather website.
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.
A hashtag shows a window to the grief and anger coming out of last week's horrific West Bank attacks.
August 1, 2015
A top Daesh-affiliated militant commander has been killed during an encounter with Egyptian army troops in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, military sources say.
The former Real Madrid midfielder was forced off in the first half of his side's friendly with Marseille after clutching at his hamstring
The former Blaugrana supremo has vowed to continue his fight to dethrone Josep Maria Bartomeu, who he claims has betrayed the Catalan club's core values
Yemen's exiled prime minister, Khaled Bahah, arrived Saturday in Aden, four months after Iran-backed rebels forced his government to flee the southern city.
Congo, Chad, Cameroon, and Guinea have initiated a ban on wearing the niqab, the full-face veil "for security reasons," noting people wearing black, including women and girls wearing the niqab often carry out Boko Haram suicide attacks.
17-year-old Laith Fadel al-Khaladi was killed by Israeli forces amid violent clashes in Ramallah.