April 14, 2015
Filipino politician and boxer Manny Pacquiao is following a rigorous training routine ahead of his mega-bout with unbeaten US boxer Floyd Mayweather, and he has been using only his left hand to stop his opponents while sparring.
The King penguin chick hatched at Ski Dubai on February 17, 2015 and is part of the Snow Penguins programme, an extension of a multi-generation breeding programme in the US.
Fragrances accounted for 19.6 percent of the Middle East and Africa's beauty and wellness market in 2014,
All nine Lebanese truck drivers kidnapped by al-Nusra Front on the border between Syria and Jordan returned home Monday.
Boeing and Injaz Saudi Arabia signs a strategic partnerships agreement with more than SR500,000 to sponsor 20 schools within "Safeer Initiative".
Oil prices rose on Monday, extending last week's gains, but the persistent global supply glut will likely cap advances, analysts said
Being a minority recruit in Iran's military; one Qatari restaurant's free food handouts; and modern-day slavery in the Gulf.
Israeli settlers in occupied territories are exploiting Palestinian children for cheap labor and depriving them of the opportunity to attend school, the Human Rights Watch said Monday.
April 13, 2015
Scheduled to open in 2017 as the third hotel in the Delano portfolio, Delano Dubai's 110-key deluxe hotel apartment property will be situated on Palm Jumeirah
Qatar Airways' passengers can expect great savings to global destinations across the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Americas with its latest "A World of Fabulous Fares" promotion.
Six months after donors pledged billions of dollars (euros) for devastated Gaza, most of the money remains blocked.
French oil and gas giant Total has pulled out of a deepwater block in offshore Oman after failing to make commercially attractive discoveries.
Fashion TV, a French-based fashion and lifestyle broadcaster, is eyeing the GCC to launch its brand of hotels and residences.
Australia’s Trade Minister, Andrew Robb, wants the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which includes the UAE, to make a regional free trade agreement a top priority.
Gulf Business compares what Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways offer versus their counterparts in the US.
Apple Watch comes with a choice of watch case, band and size — there are 54 possible configurations in all.
Someone always wins an argument. Every argument will leave you changed.
The Barcelona star admitted that injuries and issues off the pitch affected his performance but said those days are now over
Former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten was sentenced to life in prison. The other three guards will serve 30 years.
Stained glass and sunlight create a daily magic show inside a 19th century Iranian mosque.
Putin has signed a presidential decree paving the way for the delivery of the S-300 missile system Monday.
The UN's cultural agency issued a fresh condemnation Monday of jihadists' destruction of Iraq's Nimrud, once the jewel of Assyria and home to a treasure considered one of the 20th century's main archaeological finds.
Four Blackwater security guards are awaiting sentences after being convicted on charges from the deaths of at least 14 unarmed Iraqis.
French urban climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spider-Man", scales the Cayan Tower, the world's tallest twisted building
French urban climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spider-Man". Scales the Cayan Tower, the world's tallest twisted building in Dubai. (AFP/ / Marwan Naamani)
Schools in rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo city will be closed for at least a week after bloody air raids on civilian areas, a monitor and activists said Monday.
Iraq has so far exhumed the remains of 164 victims believed to have been killed by extremists in mass graves in Tikrit.
Most of the kidnapped truckers kidnapped by the Nusra Front on the Syria-Jordan border earlier this month returned home on Monday. One driver is still missing.
Taliban militants killed 18 Afghan soldiers, beheading eight, and possibly abducted others after they stormed an army outpost.
China plans to build a pipeline to transport natural gas from Iran to Pakistan in a move to alleviate the crippling burden of electricity shortage in Pakistan.
Let's hope he isn't afraid of heights.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has claimed responsibility for his side's steady decline in the Premier League, which has now threatened their spot for the Champions League next season.
An Italian businesswoman visiting the Kingdom is eyeing Saudi investors to participate in the reconstruction of a football stadium at a cost of 45 million euros in the Italian city of Avellino.
Submit a video online of yourself busting out Nancy Ajram's "Nam Bi Albi" before May 2, and you may be able to share the stage with Nancy Ajram live and in person.
The website for Hobart International Airport in Tasmania was offline Monday after Daesh hackers hit the web host used by the facility.
Palestinians who fled Yarmouk refugee camp near Damascus after Daesh militants stormed it gathered in Sidon, Lebanon in solidarity for those remaining in the camp.
Former Prime Minsiter Khaled Bahah was sworn in as Vice President of Yemen on Monday in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh.
Shaikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) approved and ratified using the new logo of ADSC.
According to a report by the Authority of Prisoners' Affairs, 850,000 Palestinians have been detained by Israeli forces since 1967.
Game of Thrones remapped: What would Westeros be like if it was set in the Middle East?
Singer Samira Said to have Easter concert in Morocco!
Robert Fisk brings to light how one unsuspecting journalist has taken the heat for the Hariri case, which has drowned in the inefficiencies of the international criminal courts.
Rumors fly as photos surface of soldiers in flight to Saudi Arabia; a look at leaked cables from the end of the Lebanese war; and being raised to be a "proper lady" in Egypt.
EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova announced that the number of Europeans fighting alongside militants in Syria may exceed 6,000.
Twitter has closed 10,000 Daesh-related accounts in one day, over 'violent threats' and reports of jihadist activity on the micro-blogging site.
The police sergeant smuggled various drugs into the jail after being bribed by a 26-year-old detainee.
Hilary Clinton would bring little change to US Middle East policy; images from the beginning of the Lebanese civil war; and "Spider-Man" prepares to climb Dubai's Twisted Tower.
An educational 'black market'? UAE parents spend more on private tutoring than they do on school fees
Some parents pay more money for private tutoring classes for their children than school fees, Gulf News has learnt.
The UN Chief, Ban Ki-moon, urged rival parties in Yemen to resume peace talks as the death toll continues to grow.
Residence struggle as neighborhoods flooded in the low-lying areas of the Gaza Strip due to heavy weekend rains.
More than 5,000 students at Dokuz Eylül University in the western province of Izmir, have called for a Jedi Temple. The petition is part of a wider discussion of religious freedoms in the country.
Abu Maria, Daesh's self-declared governor of al-Hajaj and Albu-Tema areas, was killed near the area of Ajil oilfield in the northeastern part of Tikrit on Sunday.
Ahmet Davutoglu said Pope Francis' statement was "incorrect" and "inconsistent" Sunday.
Within a day after the fatal attack on the South Korean embassy in Tripoli, a bomb exploded near the gate of the Moroccan embassy.
Lekhwiya Sports Club sealed Sunday his fourth Qatar Stars League and second in two years after defeating Al Ahli 3-1.
Ratings agency Moody's maintained Turkey's 'negative outlook' on Thursday and kept its credit rating unchanged as concerns prevalent among foreign investors persist.
The number of guests who stayed at Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel dropped last year to 73,462 persons, representing a 61.89 per cent average occupancy rate.
Iran's Caspian National Oil Company CEO Ali Osuli has announced new exploration operations to be undertaken in the Golestan Province near the border with Turkmenistan.
The US economy added a mere 126k jobs in March 2015, compared with a monthly average of 281k over the previous six months.
April 12, 2015
Uber, the smartphone technology company, announced on Saturday that demand for its services in the UAE has skyrocketed during the first quarter of 2015.
Every Jordanian owes over JD3,100 ($4,375) to the Kingdom's creditors.
Sunday's loss at Old Trafford was the Premier League champions' second in six days, leaving their title challenge in tatters and now in a scrap to qualify for the Champions League
After an early wobble with Sergio Aguero's opener, the home side roared back with Ashley Young and Michael Carrick particularly influential in a dominant derby win
At least 24 people were killed in overnight clashes between Houthi militants and armed tribesmen in Yemen's central province, a security source said Saturday.
Top seed Novak Djokovic has few doubts that whatever his physical, mental and motivational worries, Rafael Nadal will rise to the occasion on clay as the Monte Carlo Masters began on Sunday.
The Vamps were so hot at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), they had to take their shirts off!
Below are some life hacks that make it all the easier if you are a working woman in the Middle East.
This decision is considered to be a turning point for a country that has been mainly depending on purchasing a locally favoured heritage for years from abroad
An explosion outside a police station in North Sinai left two dead and 30 others injured, medical sources said Sunday.
A total of 805 million people are chronically undernourished worldwide and hunger and under-nutrition reduce the global GDP by up to 3 per cent.
Five children and four other civilians were killed Sunday when a Syrian regime airstrike hit a school in Aleppo.
The much-awaited Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have finally arrived in Saudi Arabia.
The son of the Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's richest men, has a spectacular ceremony at the monarch's 1,788-room palace.
Nissan, a leading automobile manufacturer, has recently unveiled a new Driver Attention Alert (DAA) system, designed to help detect drowsy and inattentive driving.
In addition to national operator Iraqi Airways with its fleet of about 30 aircraft, the country’s six airports are being targeted by four other small privately-owned carriers
A nine-year-old girl who was taken as a sex slave by Daesh was raped by ten militants and is now pregnant.
Christian Orthodox worshipers hold up candles lit from the "Holy Fire" as thousands gather in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City, during the Orthodox Easter ceremony of the "Holy Fire".
Christian Orthodox worshipers hold up candles lit from the "Holy Fire" as thousands gather in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem’s Old City,during the Orthodox Easter ceremony of the "Holy Fire". (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
Lebanon's interior minister called on Jordan to grant entry to the Lebanese truckers stuck at a Syrian-Jordanian border crossing.
The Blues boss says his blueprint is aimed at building a team that will benefit the club in the long-term
Gunmen killed two guards and injured another after they attacked the South Korean embassy in Libya's capital Sunday.
One Israeli family's Passover vacation to Sinai; the end-all solution to Beirut's awful traffic; and inside the teenage mentality of girls joining Daesh.
Some Yemenis who fled unrest in their country have increased demand for the JD, the Jordanian Exchange Association said Sunday.
Five Egyptian soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb in North Sinai on Sunday.
Major regional, retail and hospitality firms such as Chalhoub Group, Marka and Jumeriah Group have confirmed spaces at the upcoming Dubai Design District (D3)
“Companies that do not disrupt themselves and have the courage to be able to make that change will get left behind.”
The central bank governor also said that lenders in the country are now in a far better position to withstand economic turbulence.
Hacker's fraudulently announced the death of a top Houthi leader over Iranian state media. No individual or group has claimed the attack.
The 17-year-old girl first got a Nobel Peace prize, and now she has an asteroid.
MEFCC event is a nirvana for comic book and film fans in the region and allows retailers to boost their sales.
Sources say Hadi has already chosen someone to serve as Yemen's vice president.
Kuwaiti lawmakers warned they would take action if US rapper Akon's performance, planned for Saturday, went ahead.
Daesh stormed a number of schools in the southern and western districts of Mosul, kidnapping almost 120 children.
Over 200 couples participated in a mass wedding in Gaza City as a way to make marriage a little more affordable.
The Egyptian movie “Factory Girl” will be shown in Swedish cinemas on April 24.
Why is Easter a movable feast while Christmas is fixed? Sherry El Gergawi explains.
Sex is a universal interest. But when revolutions begin, priorities change.
The Saudi Arabia-led coalition claimed to have launched upwards of 1,200 airstrikes against the Houthi rebels and supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh since March 25th, 2015.
Talented Lebanese actor Issam Breidy passed away after a horrific car accident.
Kim and her family laid red tulips at the memorial complex marking the Armenian genocide that killed 1.5 million people.
Daesh seizes civilians in central Syrian village, with almost half of the victims women feared as having been taken as slaves.
John T. Booker, Jr., 20, of Topeka, Kansas was arrested on Friday by FBI agents during a sting operation near the Fort Riley Army installation located in north central Kansas.