Egypt closed Rafah crossing between Sinai and the Gaza Strip after a temporary opening to allow Palestinians to return home.
Yemen's exiled government demanded Thursday that Houthis withdraw from Sanaa and other areas it has occupied before negations can take place.
The car bomb attacks on two upscale Baghdad hotels Thursday night left 15 people dead.
The Palestinian Football Association wanted a vote on a ban unless Israel removed five times based in disputed territory from its national league
Qatar and Iraq have agreed to reopen Qatar's embassy in Baghdad.
Qatar's 2022 World Cup organisers said on Friday their controversial bid was conducted "with integrity and to the highest ethical standards" following allegations of wide scale corruption within Fifa, world football's governing body.
Several dozen protesters gathered outside the venue of the FIFA congress Friday in support of a Palestinian motion to have Israel suspended from football's ruling body.
85,000 people have been displaced since Daesh overtook Ramadi two weeks ago, said a UNHCR spokesman Friday.
The president has questioned the timing of the indictments by the US Department of Justice which have rocked the world game in the week of the presidential elections
A Daesh statement on Twitter claimed responsibility for the car bomb attack on a Shiite mosque in Saudi that left four dead.
A Lebanese man was arrested Thursday in Cyprus after authorities found bomb-making materials in his home.
A Libyan militia spokesman said his forces withdrew from the airbase after receiving no reinforcements.
A car bomb outside a Shia mosque in the Saudi city of Damman killed at least four people Friday.
An Orthodox Hasidic sect in northern London has come under criticizm for apparently banning women from driving in the community.
Dozens of Houthi militants were killed by Saudi coalition airstrikes in Yemen's second city of Aden Thursday.
A protester waving a Palestinian flag stormed the FIFA Congress Friday while talks continue.
Three teens from East London who fled to Syria have reportedly made contact with their families in the UK.
FIFA elections are happening now. And the only one standing between FIFA and Blatter is this guy.
Ten people were killed in two separate car bombings targeting two high-profile hotels in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. Dozens others were injured, according to security officials.
A Pakistani national convicted of drug offences was beheaded in Saudi Arabia Thursday after being found guilty of smuggling heroin.
The Alexandria Criminal Court acquitted on Thursday an officer of charges of torturing and killing a suspect in 2011.
With a network of 500 destinations, Etihad Airways is the largest Middle East carrier — and it just keeps getting better.
One day in early October, a female YPJ commander detonated a grenade on herself and the militants that surrounded her — it became a symbol of the Kurdish struggle against Daesh, and the strong presence of Kurdish women on the battlefield.
Security forces arrested five fugitives in different areas of north Lebanon Thursday.
The Egyptian presenter got off to a literally icy start in Wednesday night's episode of his popular program.
The nine projects will be the first EU support program for Jordan's energy sector, officials said Thursday.
Hundreds of residents in the UAE have paid the Pakistani IT company for credentials issued by non-existent colleges.
Economics professor Mohammad Qoli Yussefi said trying to control liquidity is "like prescribing an overweight person to stop eating in order to get into shape."
Qatar's shares dropped significantly after Swiss authorities opened a criminal case against FIFA officials.
May 28, 2015
A group of army generals and senior government officials are using almost 7,000 unaudited accounts in the country.
One day remains until the FIFA elections, where the first Arab figure to run for presidency is challenging the incumbent.
The singer-turned-actor will be gracing the silver screen in his first ever movie this Eid El Fitr.
The Swiss says he cannot be held accountable for the "actions of a few" and is vowing to bring about radical reform
The Syrian rebel coalition stormed the last government-held city in the Idlib province Thursday, a monitor said.
The EU is extending its sanctions against the Syrian regime for another year as the Syrian civil war rages on.
An Iraqi security expert identified the group's second-leading religious authority as Ali Attiya al-Jubouri, also known as "the blind judge."
The UN representative called for a "humanitarian ceasefire" to end the bloodshed in Syria.
It took Al Ahli just less than 10 minutes in the second half to turn the match on its head.
After International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia earlier this month, LGBT communities in Jordan are still facing backlash over an awareness event held in the capital Amman.
About 50 people have so far been arrested on suspicions of involvement in the Bardo museum attack in March.
According to Arabic media reports, Daesh militants say they're headed for the Jordanian border.
The Uefa president has urged his organisation's 54 members to vote against the Swiss due to the latest corruption scandal to hit the governing body
Two other men were given life sentences for a bomb that killed a Frenchman and his driver in 2008.
Asian football's organising body says it will stand by the Fifa president in the wake of Wednesday's arrests and hopes Friday's election goes ahead as planned
Babeen refugee camp in Wadi Hmeid was raided by two army patrols as they searched for Islamists.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius hopes to restart the peace process between Israel and Palestine.
Michel Platini voiced his support of Jordanian Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein's bid for FIFA Presidency.
Egyptian officials increasingly use sexual violence to assert control; a counterargument to Middle East imperialism; and did the Taliban really visit Tehran earlier this month?
Polish citizen Daria Magdalena Rozmarek was strangled to death last month in Nazareth.
Iconic Lebanese singer-songwriter Ziad Rahbani and Egypt's Yasmina Alelwani of Arabs Got Talent to star at Lebanon's Zouk Mikael International Festival in July.
A video showed up on YouTube this week showing only the latest example of Saudi religious police being terrible.
Nabil Ayouch's new film is definitely not 'Much Loved (Zine Li Fik) in Morocco', as it has been banned from screening.
The bodies come from four burial sites, the largest of which contained 400 bodies.
Jennifer Lopez becomes the latest victim of Richie the Clown's confetti bombs as she leaves LA for the Mawazine Festival in Morocco.
The Lebanese government will ask Saudi Arabia to provide files on Khalil Harb and Mohammad Qabalan, both Hezbollah officials, after they were designated as terrorists.
A good samaritan was attacked for trying to protect a Muslim woman from racist abuse on the bus in Melbourne.
Daesh militants said they would only destroy statues in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra which violated the group's religious prohibition against polytheistic depictions, The Guardian reported.
Hundreds of people protested in Tel Aviv after Israel's government cut funding for Christian and ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools.
Janet Jackson's Qatari billionaire hubby surprised her for her 49th birthday in LA.
Nakheel has signed up nearly 100 restaurants and shops at its massive waterfront complex in Dubai, a year prior to completion.
Undeterred by the shooting at a similar contest in Texas three weeks earlier, Islamophobes will convene again in Arizona.
High temperatures and high consumption factories are forcing Egypt to ration gas supply.
Khloe Kardashian has upset another group of people with her Dubai selfies.
The larger structures seem safe for now, but the video doesn't tell the whole story.
Tamer Hosny Basma Boussil
Ezz's lawyer Sarah Darwish made some pretty good points against Zeina and her witnesses.
The former Argentina captain feels that the money earned by those accused of accepting bribes should be invested in a training camp for African children
Investment in technology in MENA can help tackle unemployment as well as transform education, healthcare, energy, security, and transportation.
Saudi-led airstrikes on the Yemeni capital of Sanaa have left at least 80 people dead, including numerous civilian casualties.
The YPJ Kurdish women’s militia takes on Daesh in the northern Syrian city of Ras al Ayn.
Young and irresponsible? A Daesh recruit was tricked into thinking his mother was ill so he would return back to Texas.
Hala Turk's fans are really sad today!
Only five percent of the 400,000 cabin crew applicants were hired by Emirates Airlines last year.
News coming out of Syria gets increasingly complicated and confusing — these maps help us dumb it down.
The young man was so desperate to avoid the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice enforcers (Haia), he flung himself from the roof of a building.
New multi-industry firm will be entirely owned by the Egyptian ministry of military production.
An anonymous group launched a website called the Canary Mission which publishes information about pro-Palestinian students in the US and urges companies not to hire them upon graduation.
Libya's recognized government Wednesday wanted they would retaliate with force following an assassination attempt on the country's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called for negotiations with Palestinians over settlements in the West Bank, following pressure from the US.
Hamas dismissed the Wednesday report as "unfair and unprofessional."
Defaulting on loans could turn out to be the end of the road for expat bank borrowers as banks opt to file criminal cases.
A new bug in the form of a text message containing Arabic and Chinese characters is causing iPhones to reboot.
The cosmetics market in Saudi Arabia is estimated at $16 billion annually, with an 11 percent annual growth rate.
A Hezbollah missile annihilated a group of at least three militants in Syria's Qalamoun region along the border with Lebanon Wednesday.
The UAE camel milk brand has taken the world stage with "Camellure."
Sometimes it's a small detail that delivers the biggest impact. Here are a dozen ways to improve your work life, in just just an hour.
How one innovative bookshop is changing Cairo's literary scene; why a popular vote won't solve Lebanon's presidential vacuum; and the UN's contentious role in the Western Sahara dispute.
The FIFA World Cup is notorious for corruption and mistreatment of migrant workers — but the death toll this time around is unprecedented.
May 27, 2015
Almost a week after the sudden death of his father, the Egyptian satirist shared the moments his parents stuck up to the Mubarak regime.
On Wednesday, Al Jazeera Arabic aired an exclusive interview with the Syrian al-Qaeda leader inside Syria. Here's what he had to say.
Nikola Kalinic opened the scoring but the Rojiblancos replied through Grzegorz Krychowiak and Bacca, and although Ruslan Rotan levelled, the Colombian had the final word
There's a lot of news coming out this week about Osama bin Laden's recently-revealed stash of books and articles. But let's take a look back at 2011, when a Pakistani IT tech accidentally live tweeted the US raid that killed him.
A draft of Egypt's new cyber bill was just leaked with worrying details.
A policeman was killed Wednesday when an explosive device went off in North Sinai's al-Arish city.
Votes will be cast on Friday as Prince Ali bin al-Hussein looks to dethrone Sepp Blatter at the head of world football's governing body.
Twenty people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra inside an amphitheater, the monitor said Wednesday.
For some, spiralling costs of living and meager salary hikes are making the UAE an increasingly unattractive place to live.
Manchester City FC has hit the 30,000 milestone mark for membership of the official Sky Blue UAE membership program.
Tuesday's shocking news sparked outrage throughout the footballing fraternity with some figures even likening Fifa to the mafia
Blair sent his letter of resignation to UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-Moon.