June 27, 2016
Islamic financial concepts are thriving in the modern age with the fastest growing rate among the capital markets.
Given the vast number of projects underway and the increasing strain to meet industry demands, there’s no shortage of challenges in the construction sector, especially when it comes to retaining a quality workforce.
The King expressed his condolences and deep sympathies to the families that lost loved ones, stressing that Jordan's source of strength comes from the bravery of its soldiers.
It made its statement during the infamous Agenda Item 7, which mandates that the UNHRC debate Israeli human rights abuses against the Palestinians during each session.
The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites in the face of increased global attacks and government pressures to prevent them.
The money trail for Amana, the West Bank settlement construction movement, is said to show groups pouring millions via a pipeline controlled by a Jewish Argentinian tycoon.
With $777.4 million in Egyptian exports to the UK last year, Egypt's trade agreements with its third-largest trading partner are thrown into disarray by the Brexit vote.
Europeans are "People of the Interval".
On Sunday another raid resulted in the injury of 12 worshippers.
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement on the normalization of their relations six years after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound Turkish aid flotilla killed 10 Turkish activists in high seas and sent their ties spiraling into a cycle of tensions.
Following the opening of its first Kuala Lumpur hypermarket, the Abu Dhabi-based retail giant continues its expansion across Asia with plans for a new $500 million center.
A transgender person bearing 'signs of both genders' still may not marry anyone.
She's had 'Lady' for 14 years.
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
The organisation was denied a monetary award because it did not fit the "national consensus".
Our fingers are crossed for the beloved puppet.
The Egyptian government maintains the Red Sea islands belong to Saudi Arabia, despite a lower court ruling overturning the decision.
Vice has partnered with Moby Group to bring its bold reportage programming to 12 countries including Iran, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to serve a 'surging youth population'.
Asser Yassin brought his Mom to a tv interview and now we all love her too. Attention: SPOILER ALERT!
A suicide bomb attack near Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan-Syria border killed six soldiers.
The dream wedding is set to take place in Mykonos, Greece.
Erdogan told Abbas Ankara reached a deal with Tel Aviv on improving humanitarian conditions in Gaza, according to Turkish presidential sources who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media.
Work is under way at the King Abdullah II International Stadium as Jordan prepares to host the biggest sporting event in its history, the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) said on Saturday.
Why couldn't they portray men in the same way?
Lebanese presidential vacuum prolonged after Brexit instability and Hezbollah preoccupation with Syria
Lebanon has been without a president since the term of Michel Suleiman ended in May 2014 and Hezbullah, the FPM and some of their allies have been boycotting the parliament's electoral sessions, stripping them of the needed quorum.
All seven GCC bourses reacted negatively in the first trading session after Britain, as uncertainty continues to plague global markets.
The woman was travelling on a Jordanian passport and with a gun hidden in a bag of dates.
Large numbers of police forces used teargas and rubber bullets to break up the Sunday rally which was held despite being officially canceled by the city’s governor last week.
Prince Muhammad Bin Salman ends his US visit by meeting Silicon Valley tech giants and announcing a new welfare initiative between the Misk Al-Khair Charity Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
A court in Jordan has charged 21 people for their involvement in extremist acts, three months after they were arrested in a massive operation north of the country.
The US company must reduce its stake in the reservoir by 25 percent, following the new gas agreement with the Israeli government.
The attackers targeted an area near a Lebanese Customs center in the town of Qaa. The five killed were in addition to the suicide bombers.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that 12,679 people died of torture from March 2011 to June 2016.
With 30 percent of Lebanon's imports coming from the EU, the decline in the euro following the Brexit vote will cut Lebanon's import bill and increase its purchasing power.
Unveiled by Sheikh Mohammed, the strategy includes 75 initiatives that aim to transform the UAE into a global platform for manufacturing businesses, while promoting energy efficient processes.
UNRWA said in a statement on Saturday that it was “gravely concerned” about the Israeli High Court of Justice’s recent rejection of the families’ appeal to save their homes.
Power, violence, and proxy conflict in war-torn Aleppo; a children's book tells German kids the story of Syrian refugees; and the politics of sugary desserts.
She's covered up herself for the holy month.
June 26, 2016
Ten insights into the unique world of Middle East dating.
The story of hundreds of unaccompanied minors who make their way from Morocco to end up in a prison; Brexit-keep calm and carry on; and Yazidis are threatened by an economic siege caused by political infighting.
“There have been operations carried out with these new authorities,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said Friday. “It’s fair to say that these strikes did target Taliban positions.”
Twitter users criticised the gathering for its "depravity".
The arresting officers noticed a number of offences like strange haircuts, chains that are hung upon the chest or arms, head wraps and short clothes and immodest ones.
Pro-government forces launched a surprise attack on a Houthi location in north-western Al-Bayda’ province in central Yemen, local commander Mustafa Hussein al-Baydani told Anadolu Agency.
A US-supported operation aims to push back pro-Daesh militants in Nangarhar province.
The government has appealed a lower court's decision to annul the transfer of the islands to Saudi Arabia.
"...only the two-state solution can guarantee peace between Leavia and Remania."
Hakan Erseker made history yesterday by becoming the first Qatari boxer to qualify for the Olympics at the AIBA World Olympic qualification event that concluded in Baku, Azerbaijan, yesterday.
Moqtada al-Sadr has threatened more protests unless the government resigns.
Pope Francis in a visit to Yerevan condemned the genocide as 'the first of the deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century.'
The prosecutor brought charges against the mother and two doctors after an operation on a girl that led to her death last month.
US dollar or UAE dirham investors will find the price of an average prime Central London residential asset $96,000 less than it was on June 20, according to Cluttons.
Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a lawless no man’s land where healthcare, food, and water are difficult to access. They are places ruled by violence and fear, threatened by disease and where relief is hard to find. With daytime temperatures topping 40 degrees, the fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, will be particularly grueling.
Photos showing a Kuwaiti man marrying four women at the same time went viral online.
More 'revealed' inside.
During the contested march in 2015, Schlissel stabbed and killed 16-year-old Shira Banki and wounded six others
Gigi wears her heart on her back with Zayn's name in Arabic monogrammed on her bomber jacket, as she returns to LA from partying in New York.
The JREEEF programme includes financing for households to install solar heaters, electricity-generation systems using solar energy, and for SMEs.
At least 18 civilians and security personnel were wounded in the fighting, said the governor, flanked by senior officials. He denied the militants had kidnapped women in Kot.
Only 30 people managed to make it over both fences and into Spanish territory.
The five-tier method for calculating 'nationalization points' in the Nitaqat Program has been revealed alongside plans to introduce more reforms to the nationalization program.
Lieutenant Gen. Abdul Wahab al-Saidi declared the battle for Fallujah over, adding that some 1,800 Daesh militants were killed in the operation.
The FBI has begun an investigation into Mateen's alleged subscription to and use of popular gay-dating apps like the one he used to meet Miguel, Grindr, and others such as Adam4Adam and Jack'd, which may confirm the speculation over the gunman's sexuality.
The social network will now let you post the same one click responses which you can add to any other post, to VR videos.
Clashes began after settlers were allowed into the complex during prayers.
UAE currency houses are expecting an increase in remittances to the UK with the fall in the pound against the dollar and the start of the summer holidays.
Hashemite hackers strike back and take down an Iranian government website.
There are many other bank fees that you may not know about until you need a service.
Ramadan Sobhi, who can operate as a winger or playmaker, came under the spotlight this season after his outstanding performances with the Cairo giants and the Egyptian national team
Ramadan is considered one of the best times for companies, no matter how large or small, to give back to the community.
The court convened on Saturday for the trial of Journalist Syndicate Chief Yehia Qallash, Syndicate Secretary General Gamal Abdel Rahim and the Khaled al-Balshy, chief of the syndicate's freedoms committee.
You won't be able to tell the difference.
Meteb says leaving Ahly is impossible;; club president hails the vice-captain assuring he is staying next season
Winners record fast times in NAS Ramadan Sports Tournament
investments required to implement the Omani Tourism Strategy (2016-2040) would be about $18.968 billion, 88 per cent of which will be borne by the private sector..
Does Ahlam have anything to do with it?
Real-time technology is changing the game for global sporting leaders, including Germany at Euro 2016 and Aspire Academy in Qatar.
Al-Quriya town fell to Daesh extremist group in 2014.
Saudi Arabia’s Aramco will supply Egypt with petroleum derivatives for five years, starting from last May, at an interest rate of 2% and a grace period of at least three years.
The commander of Iraq’s popular mobilization forces, Hadi al-Ameri, says the city of Fallujah is days away from being fully cleared from Daesh militants.
Turkish Islamic banks’ market share are expected to double to more than 10 percent by year-end 2025, while as recent government initiatives in Qatar have led to significant growth of Islamic banking.
In silent prayer, the pope laid a wreath and a yellow rose at the memorial before planting a tree nearby, ahead of a meeting with a dozen people whose relatives escaped the killings and were given shelter by Pope Benedict XV during World War I.
As G7 members warn of excessive volatility following Brexit, oil and gas experts call for unity as it charts a strategy for the transition.
The saga of Gaza told through the life of a Palestinian worker in Israel; a Palestinian-Syrian poet on war and violence; and a Baghdad campaign to cover the remnants of war with art.
Oil prices followed the global markets' plunge on Friday in reaction to the shock vote in favor of Britain leaving the European Union.
The Belgian police have arrested two people suspected of having links to extremist activities, as the country remains on high alert following the deadly attacks in the capital, Brussels, in March.
The ongoing hunger strikes erupted in protest of the administrative detention of Bilal Kayid.
Fans of the 'Mr Robot' star will be happy to see more Malek as the series gets two additional episodes in season two, and a behind-the-scenes feature.
Concerned were raised hours after an opposition group to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed the bombs were used in Russian airstrikes that killed at least one dozen civilians in Allepo.
June 25, 2016
Khaled al Issa died from injuries Friday after an IED hit his home.
Police called on people to take advantage of the "SOS" service from Dubai Police.
Sandmoon’s new album is a pure masterpiece; the subversive art of a Syrian family in the US; and Iranian street art takes a new direction.
Erdogan stressed that Turkey has always given its due importance to the acceleration of Turkey's EU membership bid but the bloc has always been delaying the process.
A car bomb attack near a hospital in Libya’s coastal city of Benghazi has left four civilians dead and 14 more wounded, medical officials say.
The black boxes, which were retrieved earlier in June, are crucial for helping piece together the causes of the crash.
Erdogan and Meshaal reportedly discussed strategies of easing humanitarian issues for Palestinians, specifically in Gaza, and ways to reconcile political differences between Hamas and Fatah.
Participants in the sit-in raised posters emblazoned with the phrase: "We want the martyr--" with the name of each Palestinian and the date he was killed printed underneath.
Brexit aftermath: Mayor of Calais demands the UK take the refugees waiting in notorious ‘Jungle’ camp
The mayor of France’s northern port city of Calais, which is hosting refugees waiting to cross into the UK, has called for camps to be moved to British soil in the aftermath of the country’s vote to leave the European Union.
The word "genocide" was absent from the prepared text that the Vatican had circulated in advance.
How the Arab World is reacting to Britain's decision to leave the EU; your guide to celebratory gunfire in Lebanon; and the war against doctors in Syria.