October 23, 2016
Saudi-led coalition accused the Houthis of violating the ceasefire almost 1,000 times in the last 24 hours by launching mortar and armed attacks along Yemen's border with the kingdom and in several Yemeni provinces.
Speaking after meeting US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter in Baghdad, al-Abadi denied that any agreement had been reached on a Turkish role in the fight for Iraq's second-largest city.
The defendants were convicted of detaining, torturing and inciting violence against protesters outside the Ittihadiya presidential palace during his tenure in December 2012.
Jordan's new partnership with Ukraine’s Feerie Travel will see new wekly charter flights from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport until January 2017, and from March until November 2017.
The Russian military announced an 11-hour ceasefire for Thursday to allow civilians, rebel fighters and injured persons to leave the area, promising them safe passage.
American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton asks people from all over the globe to visit Egypt.
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank told Ma'an that Israeli authorities escorted the bulldozers onto lands just a few kilometers south of the illegal Elon Moreh settlement.
The Kuwaiti firm acquired General Electric’s (GE) global operation centre building in the mixed-use development area of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.
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The Saudi Arabian oil minister has announced plans to boost its refining and chemicals business and expand into cleaner energy such as nuclear power.
A UN panel of experts has accused the Saudi Arabia-led coalition of a deliberate “double tap” airstrike on a funeral gathering in Yemen earlier this month. In a report to the UN Security Council, obtained by IRIN, the panel says that the coalition’s second strike in particular “violated its obligations” under international law and it “did not take effective precautionary measures to minimize harm to civilians, including the first responders” on the scene.
Thousands across Australia have participated in nationwide rallies in more than 25 cities in support of asylum seekers in the country after recent calls by a lawmaker to enforce a refugee ban.
October 22, 2016
Has she converted to Islam?
The Jordanian cities of Amman, Irbid and Zarqa hosted, from 30 September to 21 October, the 5th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, the biennial international women’s youth football championship contested by the under-17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA.
The decision to host Israeli Football Association delegation in the Kingdom has sparked public outrage according to DT News.
A 22-member UAE contingent will take to the mat along with 447 athletes from 30 countries in the jiu-jitsu championship series...
Discovery confirms Josephus’s account of the conflict that saw destruction of Second Temple nearly 2,000 years ago, says Israeli Antiquities Authority.
Images of the celebrations surface on Twitter.
North Korea has become the first nation to win the Women's under-17 football World Cup for a second time, after beating Japan on penalties in Amman on Friday night.
Foreign Policy reports that a staffer for Congressman Doug Lamborn asked about popping the Syrian president during a meeting.
Ali Risan was killed by Daesh sniper fire today near Mosul.
The suspect allegedly participated in the abduction on February 17, 2013 and was "involved in guarding the kidnapped victim (a Canadian lawyer) between March and June 2013".
Gunmen opened fire on Brigadier General Adel Rajaaie, an armored division commander, when he left his home in Obour city.
Many displaced Syrians are heading to the newly-freed, half-shattered town of Jarablus, which has become a symbol of Turkey's intervention in the Syrian war. But it is far from clear what awaits them there, and whether the nascent buffer zone is sustainable.
The Irish man who attempted to travel to Iraq to fight Daesh was detained by airport security in London before his flight was due to depart.
Officials said 35 Turkish diplomatic passport holders had formally applied for asylum, but no other details were given about their identities or status of their applications.
Several police buildings were attacked and 18 security force members were killed.
The Germany-based group had been attempting to deliver first-aid supplies to the migrants' boat when a speedboat bearing Libyan coastguard markings arrived on the scene.
The French interior ministry said Friday that workers will begin closing the camp on Monday and the process will last for much of the week.
October 21, 2016
Images surface of escape routes given to east Aleppans from the regime.
Saad Hariri has backed rival Michel Aoun for President.
Rudaw has a livestream of today’s Daesh attack on Kirku
Saad Hariri is expected to endorse Christian politician Michel Aoun, despite being a close ally of Hezbollah.
The Independent reported the astonishing decision.
The PA has faced widespread criticism over the vague circumstances in which Palestinian fugitives have been arrested and killed amid a security crackdown.
We've all seen goats in the backseats of cars, but this is a whole new level of animal transportation.
A campaign of violence continues in Baghdad, targeting a local market and killing civilians.
Russia has told the UN it will stop bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo for 11 hours a day over the next four days.
Rahiq Birawi, 23, became the 234th Palestinian to be killed by Israeli soldiers and settlers in the last year.
The success of auctions by Christie's Dubai reflects a thriving, sustainable international art market in the Middle East.
Continued shelling from both sides casts doubt on the 'humanitarian pause' in fighting that was supposed to take place.
October 20, 2016
Bill Kristol was almost in tears while arguing with the hosts of Morning Joe after the final US presidential debate.
Some Middle Eastern outlets picked up the story by Jeff Karoub.
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach sent a letter to Egyptian modern pentathlon champion Aya Medany, congratulating her on being appointed at the Athletes Commission of the IOC.
Turkey bombs YPG in Syria, revealing complexities of international relations
In order to take Egyptian-Portuguese relations to the next level, at least in terms of the field of sports, Egyptian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Khaled Abdel Aziz recently met...
Passport fraud could sweeping the globe faster than Syrian refugees are fleeing; in fact, the practice is not limited to the Syrian refugee community but is also the preserve shady business oligarchs.
The secret to her linguistic prowess was revealed by Devyatkina's mother who said her daughter has multiple nannies who teach her each language.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) declared Gulen-affiliated Fethullah Gulen Terror Group (FETO) a terrorist group yesterday.
Trump was called to task on mistruths from last time.
Tunisia moved up 4 places to 38th in FIFA World Rankings released Wednesday. They also climbed to 4th in African standings ahead of Algeria and behind Ivory Coast (31st, +3) and Senegal (32nd).
Ynetnews reports that Israel is preparing large-scale projects to assist Egypt's 'fragile economy.'
The Samsung Amman Kids Marathon 2016 will kick off tomorrow Friday with the participation of hundreds of students .
The draws for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Gabon have been conducted.
"None of these incidents were true. You can have it manipulated and it is manipulated," Assad said. "This is a false picture, not a real one."
Lebanon's General Security said the cell was made up of eight Syrian nationals planning to carry out attacks in cafes and restaurants throughout the country.
A group of unaccompanied children between the age of 14 and 17 were sent to England from the Calais refugee camp, causing a furor among British lawmakers who thought some of the migrants might be over the age of 18.
The Iraqi and Kurdish armies, Sunni and Shia militias, the US and European militaries, and many others are all fighting to rid Mosul of Daesh.
Turkey launched an unprecedented military operation in northern Syria on August 24, sending tanks and striking extremist targets along with Kurdish groups seen by the West as an effective force in combatting Daesh.
The move was welcomed as just and fair by many in the Kingdom.
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A Kurdish security source said coalition forces aim to strike Daesh from three sides in the mission to recapture Mosul.
Founded in 2014, Eat’s consumer facing apps, available on web, iOS and Android, allow diners across Bahrain and Dubai to discover fine-dining restaurants and make real-time reservations.
Walter's Coffee already has successful branches in Istanbul and New York.
Walter’s Coffee Roastery is a “Breaking Bad” inspired coffee shop founded by Deniz Kosan.
Yemeni army sources said Houthi rebels were shelling residential areas to the east and west of Taiz.
The World Bank revised upward its estimates for remittances and inflows to Lebanon to reach $7.6B compared to $7.48B last year.
He marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Pumping large numbers of highly educated youth into stagnant, over-saturated job markets only increases the pool of frustrated young people from which extremists draw their recruits.
The shipment was in support of Lebanon's continued fight against Daesh and other militant groups operating in the country and on its border with Syria.
The Egyptian government is considering the increase of state support for individuals facing 'economic hardships' as a result of fiscal reforms.
'Under the Shadow' has been selected as the British entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.
The arrests came amid growing calls on social media for mass demonstrations to protest economic conditions and price hikes.
A project sponsored by TIKA, Turkey’s international development agency, will help provide electricity via solar energy for families in Bethlehem.
The main suspect, Riad Abdullah, was charged with four crimes, including premeditated murder and possessing an unlicensed weapon.
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Owners of the Note7 can either exchange their device with a Galaxy S7 edge or receive a full refund.
Few civilians appear to be leaving Aleppo, too, whether because they are unable to find a safe way out or because they prefer to stay in their homes.
Based at the edge of the Dubai Autodrome, the overall two-storey development will stretch across 500,000sq ft, linked by a one-kilometre roadway . The development is slated to open in the first quarter of next year.
The band, formed in the 90s, is often referred to as 'most shocking Russian band.'
Due diligence company HireRight has revealed that over 60 percent of resumes in MENA contained inaccuracies, errors or exaggeration.
The Cairo Jazz Festival kicks off today.
Both Russia and Syria said they had halted airstrikes around Aleppo ahead of Thursday's eight-hour truce.
According to the IMF, the combined fiscal deficit of six-nation GCC bloc is nearly $500 billion for next six years and governments need to introduce new taxes and cut spending.
Abu Ali fell on hard times after returning to Jordan from the US - but now he has a fresh start with a new haircut and a furnished apartment rented for him.
In a new report, the UN noted a marked increase in child casualties this year, even as overall numbers of civilian casualties fell.
The first Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (Bidec) will be take place from October 16 to18 next year.
Saudi Arabia is expected to raise 75 percent more in the $17.5B bond issue than the earlier anticipated, receiving an order book of around $70 billion.
The resolution heavily criticizes Israeli restriction of access to the holy site for Muslim worshippers.
October 19, 2016
The exiled France striker Karim Benzema refused to accept the claims that he is not a good example levelled by the head of state following a blackmail scandal
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The Turkish outfit's journey to England to face Manchester United was far from routine, with their plane encountering a problem
Sounds of powerful explosions were heard following two airstrikes by alliance jets against the facility, in the eastern part of rebel-controlled Sana'a.
Russia accused Belgium of a bombing in Hassajik, outside of Aleppo, and is demanding an apology. But Belgium denies carrying out the attack.
Fast walking or cycling for recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26 percent.
Egyptian air forces and artillery brigade pounded seven militant hideouts on Tuesday, and damaged 16 havens and arms caches used by the insurgents, the military said in a statement late in the day.
CNN, Al Jazeera, Facebook and local media have livestreamed the battle, which began Monday.
Pregnant with 2nd child, Israeli-born actress promotes biopic where she portrays former First Lady Jackie Kennedy.
This is the first tour by the Moroccan Monarch to East Africa, where Morocco's presence and projection are weak in comparison to West Africa.
Gurinder Singh Khalsa is now angry at Trump, WHTR reports.