June 29, 2015
Dubai Police are increasingly tackling sophisticated technology-assisted crimes.
A US official said the Iran nuclear talks would miss their June 30 target, while the Islamic Republic's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif headed home.
An audio recording has emerged purporting to be the voice of the Daesh militant who carried out a deadly mosque bombing in Kuwait.
Armenian belly dancer Safinaz married an Egyptian man in the hopes of granting herself the Egyptian residency.
The Umrah Plus program will allow foreign pilgrims to visit Saudi's tourist destinations beyond Mecca, Madinah and Jeddah.
One map shows the extent of the government's concerns.
The new ad also features Saudi football player Jamal Bajandouh and Haitham Zaki, son of Ahmad Zaki.
In a statement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referred to flotilla as "nothing but a display of hypocrisy."
Curb your duty-free spending on overpriced items with these tips.
Diana Karazon thanked everyone who asked about her before and after she underwent surgery.
US Dept of State official to mediate talks between Lebanon and Israel over disputed maritime zone and exploration of lucrative energy reserves.
Khader Adnan ended his hunger strike after 55 days upon reaching a deal with Israel for his release. According to his lawyer, he will be a free man in two weeks.
Aqsa Mahmood, who left Glasgow to join Daesh in Syria, wrote a chilling poem in support of the attacks in Tunisia, France and Kuwait.
Egyptian soap opera 'The Jewish Quarter' starring Menna Shalabi shows Muslims, Christians and Jews living alongside each other in a Cairo district.
Prince Al Waleed bin Talal has visited Hungary to strengthen partnership and investments between the two countries.
There's no point in watering down what caused the horrific massacre in the Imam Al Sadeq mosque on Friday. Sectarianism tensions in Kuwait have paved way for radicalism and a bigger gap between Shia and Sunni Muslims.
Labour parliamentary candidate Amran Hussain posed for a selfie where gunman slaughtered 38 tourists just 48 hours after the incident. Hussain claims he did not do anything wrong.
A group of envoys and ambassadors from the EU, Turkey, the US and UK urged warring Libyan factions to back a UN peace deal.
Grace under pressure? Here are the best clips of pranked celebs getting their revenge on Ramez Galal, the old fashioned way.
Israel's navy reportedly captured a peace flotilla en route from Sweden to Gaza, organizers said Monday.
Vice president of the world's most populous Muslim nation initiates new team to tackle mosque loudspeaker volume,
The Oscar-winning American director will be heading the jury at the 15th annual festival in Morocco.
The reported arrest of 25 individuals for eating in public during Ramadan fasting hours has rekindled the argument in Egypt about Ramadan fasting laws.
Are you Instagramming over Iftar? Saudis weigh in on the use of social media during Ramadan.
June 28, 2015
Sepp Blatter has been asked to stand by his decision to step down as president of FIFA, the world football's governing body.
Palestinian ambassador to Qatar confirms that up to 20,000 Palestinians are expected to take up more specialised jobs in Qatar, such as in education.
Egypt officially joins the trade union as part of comprehensive strategic partnership agreement that includes some $500M of Chinese investment in Egypt.
A group of 12 medical students with Western passports are feared to have left their school in Sudan to join the ranks of Daesh fighting in Syria.
Nine-year-old Ahmad Jasim al-Shweiki was detained by Israeli forces on Sunday. No immediate information on his detention has been given.
Authorities told demonstrators on Sunday they wouldn't be allowed to march.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented 3,027 executions by Daesh in the year since establishing their 'caliphate.'
North Oil Company COO Saad al-Kabalaie was killed after attackers forced him to stop his vehicle.
A nuclear deal with Iran is still possible by the deadline if both sides demonstrate “strong political will,” European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, says.
Salma al-Fouly, who shot to fame as the "Seeb Eidy" singer, is now behind bars. How will prison treat her?
Canoes are seen stationed on dry, cracked earth in the Chibayish marshes near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. Marsh areas in southern Iraq have been affected since the Islamic State group started closing the gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in
Canoes are seen stationed on dry, cracked earth in the Chibayish marshes near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. Marsh areas in southern Iraq have been affected since the Islamic State group started closing the gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in the central city of Ramadi. (AFP/Haidar Hamadani)
Sepp Blatter has clarified his position as Fifa president and says he will definitely be leaving.
The outskirts of the northeastern town of Ras Baalbek are expected to see a series of fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Daesh in the upcoming weeks.
George and Amal Clooney have been called 'the worst neighbours you could have'. And they haven't even moved in!
A 23-year-old student killed 39 people on a touristic beach in western Tunisia on Friday; however, despite media claims, none of the victims were Tunisian citizens.
Former Liverpool and Ajax forward Ryan Babel’s agent Winnie Haatrecht has revealed that the former is set to make his move to the Arabian Gulf League Champions Al Ain on a two-year-deal.
A Daesh militant from Australia could still be alive following reports last week of him being killed by a US-led drone strike in Syria.
Security forces raided the towns of Rafah of Sheikh Zuweid on Saturday, killing eleven militants and seizing their military assets.
LGBTQ rights may have a chance in Lebanon; the magic of 3-D animation debuts in Gaza; and Egyptian soap Haret al-Yahood follows Arabic literature's example in its sympathetic portrayal of Jews.
Nearly 14,000 employees resigned in the last seven months, of which over 5,000 were teachers.
Judging by what's on our screens this Ramadan, Egyptian TV considers blasphemy a sport!
Ramadan survival guide 2015: what to expect if you're new to the fasting month, besides the obvious do's and don't's. This is our guide to the cultural habits and atmosphere you can expect to participate in or enjoy this holy month.
Kuwaiti artist Abdel Hamid Al Rifai passed away in the mosque explosion on Friday.
Protesters chanted anti-terrorism slogans and paid their respects to those killed in the attack on a beach in the touristic city of Sousse.
The suicide bomber who attacked a Shia mosque in Kuwait City was a Saudi national, Kuwait's national news agency KUNA said.
Middle East consortium poised for majority stake acquisition in Canada's La Maison Cannelle, maker of gluten-free health food products.
Palestinian youths are using the past-time of snake catching as a new tactic to fight the Israeli occupation.
Egyptian actress Zeina victorious in her legal battle to prove film star Ahmed Ezz as the father of her twins.
Will Dalia al Buhairi face the same consequences as Nasser al Qasabi for mocking ISIS?
A Saudi soldier was killed by rocket fire from Yemen, according to a statement from the kingdom's interior ministry.
The driver of a vehicle which took a bomber affiliated with Daesh to a Shia mosque was arrested by Kuwaiti security forces Saturday.
Ramez Galal's plane crash prank sends Paris Hilton crashing with fear!
Tiffany Tang, also known as Tang Yan, walked the red carpet at 18th Shanghai International Film Festival in a dress from Elie Saab's 2015 summer collection. Or so she thought!
Security forces in France quizzed a suspect involved in the decapitation of a man in Grenoble as reports emerged of the attacker allegedly taking a selfie with the head.
An exodus of tourists followed the attack on a beach resort Friday.
Oops... CNN journalist Lucy Pawle couldn't tell the difference between a Daesh flag and sex toys when she reported on seeing one at a gay pride parade in London.
Art imitates life in 'Haq Mayet', which shows the struggle between the media and the Interior Ministry.
While holiday makers come to terms with the Sousse attack, mystery surrounds the gunman who carried out the deadly rampage, which left some 39 people dead. Previously unknown to authorities, who was Seifeddine Rezgui?
The Business Monitor International said Iran could see a major increase in car production if a nuclear deal with world powers is struck.
A 14-year-old Palestinian boy was shot in the thigh by Israeli forces in the West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum.
A Tunisian builder has been hailed a local hero after he hit gunman Seifeddine Rezgui with tiles from a rooftop following the deadly beach attack.
New center to meet with every new detainee in Tripoli, collect forensic evidence of torture and provide support.
The World Investment Report 2014 reported a near-46 percent decline of foreign investments into Israel after an international boycott movement.
The table was over 4,300 meters long and broke a previous two-kilometer record set in Italy.
Friday's Sousse attack was condemned by a number of Arab countries who expressed their solidarity with Tunisia.
How news media plays into the Daesh narrative; Palestinian photographer shares a happier side of life in Gaza; and torture abounds in Iran.
Khader Adnan, who has been on a long hunger strike to protest conditions of his imprisonment, is near death, his lawyer said.
Coming soon: Malala's new documentary co-produced in Abu Dhabi, and American filmmakers' story of Zaatari refugee camp
EZHeights.com is a new website that allows UAE residents to trade items, products or services.
Head of the Iranian Celebrities Club Hossein Yaryar announced an Iran All-Star team will play a charity match against World All-Star at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on August 28.
Fasting for 30 consecutive days is no excuse for laziness. While following your regular exercise routine might be more challenging during Ramadan, abandoning the gym and exercise all together can harm your body and reduce your muscle strength.
Embassies have rejected visit visa applications if UAE residency visas are valid for less than six months.
Buying property is one of the biggest personal expenses people commit to in a lifetime — do it right.
Recent Daesh attacks may leave non-Muslims perceiving the religion in an unfair light.
Be careful about your technique or your ambition might backfire.
Here's what experts said about Daesh before the holy month began.
June 27, 2015
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer believes that he is better prepared than ever to claim another title at Wimbledon, which starts on Monday.
The author of Harry Potter gave one of her magical books' fans advice on what to read during Ramadan.
At least 80 Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes conducted by Iraqi air forces Saturday.
The president has dismissed suspicions he could stand stay in charge of football's governing body, insisting he will not be a candidate for the next election
The Serie A side are hoping to retain the Egyptian's services and the director believes the player will agree to remain at the club
An earthquake which hit most of Egypt's north on Saturday registered 5.1 on the Richter scale.
The Lebanese actress is now contracted to the series that will run over the next four years!
A fresh wave of explosions targeting public places in the Iraqi capital killed 12 and injured 34 on Saturday.
Egypt has lashed out at a U.S. report criticizing its human rights record, saying that the report included “misinformation and exaggerations.”
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal.
The foreign minister said Saturday a nuclear deal was possible if Western powers "accepted the realities."
The YPG victory comes only two days after Daesh had re-entered the border town.
Palestine's "Little Damascus"; a new strategy for Algeria's Islamists; and how big food companies are over-commercializing Ramadan.
Lebanon is the eighth most expensive destination for sending money from the US among 30 countries with available data, a report said.
The militants beheaded 12 men accused of fighting against them in Syria.
The Gulf state's oil facilities will be protected by maximum security after increased fears of more extremist attacks.
The closings are part of a countermeasure for extremist attacks following Friday's deadly shooting at a beach resort.
The attacks came only days after a Daesh spokesman posted a message that said Ramadan would be a "time of calamity for the infidels."
The movement to boycott the country's three mobile service providers for poor quality and high prices launched Thursday.
Grammy-winning German DJ's "The Politics of Dancing 3" banned for including collaborations with Israeli DJs.