July 30, 2014
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says women shouldn't laugh in speech on "moral corruption."
Egypt is doubling the staff on the borders between Libya and Tunisia to help Egyptians safely exit Libya.
It is a story repeated across Brazil, reportedly home to nearly 7 million people of Lebanese descent.
July 29, 2014
Manchester United will not be buying players just for the sake of adding to the squad, according to manager Louis van Gaal.
Without sidestepping the harsh realities of ongoing war, Pope Francis told journalist Paul Calvo his ten tips to finding happiness; marrying a Saudi is not at all easy to do; and the power of social media in crushing Israel's international reputation.
The Bianconeri's new coach has insisted the player is happy to remain in Turin after returning for pre-season training and also denied having any problems with Andrea Pirlo
The Canadian government has pulled its diplomatic mission out of Libya because of the country's "unpredictable security environment."
The Reds have wrapped a €12 million deal for the Belgium international but the striker will not arrive at Anfield until the summer of 2015
A new shipment of food and medical aid provided by the Egyptian army reached the Rafah border crossing on its way to Gaza.
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More than 100 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes on Tuesday alone.
Officials in Libya say a huge fire has spread to a second oil tank in Tripoli.
A main power plant in Gaza was struck on Tuesday sending dark clouds of smoke into the air, following a night of heavy attacks from Israel.
The Israel Defence Forces struck over 70 targets in Gaza overnight, including the home and offices of Ismail Heniyeh, head of Hamas's political wing and the al-Aqsa television and radio stations.
French authorities have asked for Lebanon's permission to transfer the Lebanese deceased from the Air Algerie plane crash to Paris to conduct DNA testing and compare remains with sample´s taken from victims´ families.
With Eid al-Fitr festivities going on everywhere in the Muslim world, it is nice to pause and reflect on how Eid has changed over the generations. Join us on a trip down memory lane into the Eid that was...
"One Direction" singer Zayn Malik has been heavily attacked by his Israeli fans after tweeting "#FreePalestine."
The Egyptian Ministry of Homeland Security stated that security forces killed one of the most "dangerous" members of the militant group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis on Sunday, during an arrest operation.
On the start of day 22 of Israel´s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, the day before saw 26 Palestinians killed by Israeli night strikes and nine Israeli soldiers killed in mortar and tunnel attacks.
Libyan authorities informed the Egyptian foreign Ministry on Monday that despite earlier reports, no Egyptians were killed in the Tripoli rocket attack reported on Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a prolonged offensive in Gaza on Monday, following the deaths of at least five Israeli soldiers the same day.
Reports surfaced this morning that Liverpool are believed to be entertaining a move for Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen.
Hamas spokesperson Mushir al-Masri stated that Israel has destroyed "only a fraction" of the organization´s tunnels.
Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City early on July 29, 2014. Bloodshed in and around Gaza
Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City early on July 29, 2014. Bloodshed in and around Gaza
July 28, 2014
On Monday the Israel Defense Force declared an "unlimited truce" in Gaza, but reserved the right to attack if fired upon.
The international community is calling for an immediate ceasefire in Libya amid growing violence between armed Islamist groups and soldiers loyal to the Libyan government.
The start of Eid al-Fitr has seen reduced fighting in the Gaza strip, following the United Nations Security Council´s call for an immediate ceasefire.
In weekly address, Pope Francis makes a desperate call to end Middle East fighting, especially in Gaza and Israel
Protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon call for the release of Sunni militants held for fighting related to the Syrian war.
People with dual citizenship in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia will be summoned and asked to choose only one citizenship.
Sunnis and Shiites will celebrate Eid-al-Fitr one day apart this year.
The Observatory for Human Rights reported ISIS militants have advanced to and captured the city of Hassakeh from government forced on Sunday. According to UN human rights investigators, more Syrian rebel fighters are defecting and pledging allegiance to ISIS.
U.S. President Barack Obama called for an "immediate, unconditional" ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Several countries have advised their nationals in Libya to leave the country immediately amid clashes.
Amal MP Qassem Hashem said Sunday that rockets being launched from southern Lebanon into Israel were only benefiting the Jewish state and were in fact harming Lebanese border towns.
Australian Labor party representative Tony Burke speaks to Muslims
"The third quarter estimate also included a reduced assumption for natural gas sales in Israel as a result of the ongoing conflict."
Egyptian charities, it seems, have not escaped the ramifications of the economic crisis triggered by the January 25 Revolution in 2011
Boeing has struck a deal with Iran Air to provide plane parts, the first time the US firm will be doing business with Iran since the US embargo of 1979.
July 27, 2014
Abdelnasser's legacy lives on? Suez Canal hits record high profits on 58-year nationalization anniversary
"The nationalisation of the canal ushered in a process of regaining control over the economic and political keys to national self-determination."
The centre-back becomes Brendan Rodgers's fifth summer signing and third from Southampton, with Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana, after rejecting interest from Arsenal and Spurs
Banning a cornerstone for tourism? Bahrain's three-star hotels hit by alcohol, prostitution crackdown
In the past, Eid has meant an increase in customer numbers for the hotels in Bahrain classified as three-star.
Abboud noted that the airlines’ activity will remain this way until Sept. 10, expressing optimism for a great tourism season in August.
Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South Asia and beyond. And while some Muslims welcome it as a positive sign, others see it as commercialization of a sacred time of year.
Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf, the Saudi ambassador to London, has blasted British journalist David Hearst for a spurious and unsubstantiated article in Huffington Post.
Security officers in the Eastern Province have arrested two young expatriate women who allegedly stole a car from Al-Khobar and drove off.
Israel rejected a proposed 24-hour humanitarian truce on Sunday, hours after Hamas said that all Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip had agreed to observe it.
Newly-released video footage shows the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing at least 50 Syrian government soldiers in the troubled northern Syria.
While euphoria over the ongoing shale revolution and the energy independence of the Americas continue, yet, there are people - cautioning and asserting - the phenomenon is short-lived and the world would continue to be dependent on the Middle East.
Al-Qassam Brigades, which is the military wing of Hamas, says Palestinian resistance fighters have killed at least 90 Israeli soldiers over the past 20 days.
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Egyptian troops in the border Sinai Peninsula have killed fourteen Islamist militants and arrested dozens of others on Sunday morning.
The United States has withdrawn its embassy staff from Libya following two weeks of increased violence in Tripoli.
Egypt has demolished thirteen more tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.
Argentina's winger Angel di Maria is reportedly unhappy that he has been overshadowed at Real Madrid and has rushed an SOS to Manchester United to 'get him out of there'.
An uptick in regional sadness dampens celebrations for Eid-al-Fitr 2014
The 25-year-old has signed a four-year contract with the Gunners after a deal worth £3.5 million was agreed with Nice, and will compete with Wojciech Szczesny
Australia's Muslim community is shocked by the number of Australians who are joining forces with the brutal terrorist group ISIS.
Fifi Abdo celebrated her daughter Hanadi's engagement party with a dance or two before heading to Saudi Arabia for Umra!
An official Lebanese delegation headed on Sunday to Paris en rout to Mali to follow up the probe into the Air Algerie plane that crashed three-days ago and to carry out the necessary procedures to identify the bodies of the Lebanese victims.
Hamas has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in its conflict with Israel.
The UN's Middle East Peace Envoy, Tony Blair, has caused outrage for hosting a lavish birthday party for his wife in the UK, while the Gaza death toll surpassed the 1,050 mark.
Simon Cowell is under attack by pro-Palestine tweeps after news of his £90K donation to an Israeli charity went public.
Over fifty people have been killed in Libya in the past few days as militia rivalries intensify.
Hezbollah and Nusra Front fighters continue their battle for control of key areas around the border between Lebanon and Syria.
Twelve people were killed Sunday when al-Qaeda militants attacked three military posts.
UAE singer Hussain al Jasmi flew into Gaza this week to support its children of war with the Red Crescent.
Egypt has again summoned Ankara's charge d'affaires in protest to recent remarks by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Two young Palestinians have been hospitalized after being assaulted by a group of Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank.
IDF announces resumption of attacks on terror targets in Gaza from the sea, land and air, after rockets are fired from coastal enclave; rocket lands in open area of metropolitan Tel Aviv; Iron Dome intercepts several rockets.
Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun suggested that he would not seek a presidential post if agreement is reached on a new electoral law that better represents Christians.
Four children were killed and five others injured.
The playbook is a professional, well-researched and confidential study on how to influence the media and public opinion in America and Europe. Written by the expert Republican pollster and political strategist Dr Frank Luntz, the study was commissioned five years ago by a group called The Israel Project, with offices in the US and Israel, for use by those "who are on the front lines of fighting the media war for Israel".
On early Sunday the Israeli army went on high alert along the border with Lebanon and the Golan Heights following the possibility of conflict escalation ahead of Eid al-Fitr.
The Human Rights International Film Festival - Palestine 2014 seeks to introduce youth to the importance of cinema and 'spread the culture of non-violence, tolerance and reconciliation.'
Pro-Palestinian protesters of Turkish origin stormed the field and attacked Israeli football players during a recent match.
British pop singer Ellie Goulding goes "crazy and weird" at her hit Beirut performance!
Thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest the Gaza offensive.
A man wearing a teeshirt reading "Iraq, hush killing is taking place" looks at a "Nazarene", a symbol painted on Christian's houses
A man wearing a teeshirt reading "Iraq, hush killing is taking place" looks at a "Nazarene", a symbol painted on Christian's houses in Iraq to locate them, during a rally on Saint-Jean Square
As the death toll mounts in Gaza, tweeters, journalists and celebrities have weighed into the Palestine-Israel conflict with a war of words. But, is there a price to pay if you condemn the IDF on a pro-Israel news organisation?
At least two Tunisian soldiers have been killed and six others wounded in a gun battle with militants near the border with Algeria.
Syrian drama industry battles on despite war.
The Israeli security cabinet agreed to a United Nation's request to extend a humanitarian ceasefire by 24 hours until midnight Sunday, however Hamas rejected the proposal.
Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt on Saturday proclaimed himself ready for his Commonwealth Games debut after an injury-plagued early season, albeit solely in the men's 4x100m relay.
A grim reality behind the stellar rankings? Turkish airlines allegedly facing serious default crisis
The carrier currently flies to more country destinations than any other company in the world.
Switzerland and its prominent resort destinations continue to witness a steadily increasing influx of GCC travelers
But expatriates and an analyst said they find Amman “a city that gets more and more expensive every year”.
Despite billions of dollars spent every year, the global economy is still not sufficiently protected against the threat.
Larger shipments of crude, some of them from Najma, are also sold via smugglers to Turkish traders at vastly discounted prices of around $25 per barrel, they indicated.
If Exxon presses ahead, the investment would be a further indication that the American oil giant is breaking ranks with many of its big global rivals.
July 26, 2014
Barcelona's latest acquisition Luis Suarez is set to debut against Real Madrid in El Clasico one day after the football ban on the striker ends.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said that he is immune to criticism for England's World Cup failure in Brazil.
Giving something up for Ramadan? Khloe Kardashian says "No sex during Ramadan!" with BF French Montana
Khloe Kardashian revealed some juicy details about her relationship with BF French Montana during a radio interview yesterday!
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Latest figures show the death toll from the ongoing Israel’s war on the besieged Gaza Strip has exceeded 1,000 as more bodies are recovered from the rubble.
Police said Saturday that they uncovered six drug trafficking networks specialized in smuggling Captagon pills abroad, arresting seven persons involved.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter reportedly had a meeting with Qatar's emir to discuss the improvement of the rights of migrant workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation.
Zbigniew Brzezinski’ strong criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the massacre of Palestinians in Gaza indicates a “fundamental change in policy” by the US government
The United Nations said on Saturday that its experts had located the second black box from the Air Algerie flight that crashed in the West African country of Mali earlier this week.
As if struck by an earthquake, vast swathes of the eastern Gaza City neighborhood of Shujaiyya have been reduced to rubble, with unknown numbers of burnt and decaying bodies buried below.