April 26, 2016
With production cut by up to 60 percent, the three-day strike over proposed austerity cuts lead to losses between $175M and $200M.
Loyalist forces and UAE troops recaptured Al-Mukalla from al-Qaeda militants.
A Greek journalist reflects on a year of covering the migration tragedy; making 'Inshallah' cool; and the rare time TV got Birthright...right.
April 25, 2016
One writer took to Twitter to eloquently criticize Israeli society for its reaction to a controversial Palestinian shooting.
As anti-government protests were repressed by authorities, Twitter rallied behind the demonstrators. But pro-Sisi voices could be heard too.
A Syrian university student uploaded a number of photos to Twitter today and yesterday that show a side of the country often ignored by the media.
With unaccompanied minors coming from Syria and little government intervention, Lebanon faces an increase in the selling of children.
Ahly hope on loan forward Trezeguet, who is playing in Europe, returns to take Sobhi's space next season
While headlines abound with accounts of Arabs being unfairly removed from airplanes for no crimes at all, here is an Arab-crew drawn up check-list of cheeky crimes against travel etiquette that SHOULD get them thrown off flights.
Obama called on NATO and EU members to increase the fight against Daesh.
Iranian female rower has finished runner-up at 2016 FISA Asia & Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta (FAOQR) in South Korea.
In an exclusive interview with (Al Raya) Qatari newspaper issued Monday, Pesce said that raising all issues with the utmost freedom and transparency in the Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights which was hosted by Doha over two days, reflects the transparency and openness of the Qatari authorities on all issues related to the organization of the World Cup.
One of the most dominating football clubs in Oman since the early seventies, Fanja once again re-established its superiority on Sunday night when it clinched the Omantel Professional League (OPL) title for the ninth time.
Houthi rebels attacked two Saudi watchtowers on the border, killing three Saudi guards.
Who is Saudi and who is not? The answer may cost some people thousands of dollars over property resolutions.
Thirteen teachers were arrested for giving private tutoring at coffee shops in Kuwait.
People search for injured people inside a mosque after it was hit by a rocket
"Passover for Jews means freedom and justice," Amro told Ma'an. "Unfortunately for us [Palestinians] it means curfews, restrictions, discrimination, detentions."
King Salman announced that the much-anticipated transformation plan to move the country away from oil dependency has been approved.
Seven Israelis were indicted for "terror activities" against Palestinians in the West Bank.
The simmering 25-year conflict between Azerbaijan and the Armenian-backed disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh saw a dramatic escalation early this month. It didn’t make many headlines, but more than 100 people were killed in fierce clashes.
Check out these nicknames given to Arab celebs' fans.
Iran warned that a US plan to deploy more troops to Syria will worsen the crisis as it pledged to continue support for the Syrian government.
Beirut airport customs seized a large amount of cocaine from a Brazilian man.
Hollywood actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio has been invited to visit Pakistan by its Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi.
Saudi-led coalition claimed it killed hundreds of al-Qaeda militants in war-torn Yemen’s coastal Hadhramaut province.
Emirates' plans for expansion in Latin America are being scuppered by its failure to procure strategic code-share agreements, but the airline remains hopeful.
Hollywood actor Steven Seagal was the latest celebrity to fall for Egyptian prankster Ramez Galal's prank.
Some 7,000 Arabs formed human chain to spell out 'Tesekkurler' (Thanks).
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in Lebanon has called for a ban on 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' because it stars the Israeli actress.
The move is part of 'The Kingdom is Muslims’ Destination' tourism initiative and is also available to business visa holders and GCC citizens.
The new app uses facial recognition to alert the user when they are too close to the screen, helping to prevent eyestrain and myopia.
When it comes to protecting your data online, sweat the small stuff.
Lebanese group Hezbollah's Al Manar television reported the blast had occurred at a Syrian army checkpoint.
Lebanese singer Najwa Karam to be honored in Belgium next month.
If you're looking to move up the corporate ladder, be prepared for tougher questions during the interview process.
Join the action: Arabs Got Talent is returning to our TV screens for a fifth season.
The mixed-use, $2.2B Cairo Festival City project enters its second phase of development with plans for more homes and administrative buildings.
Some of the Middle East's best apps for training the brain!
The Reuters Headquarters in New York placed the blame to the Cairo office manager for allowing the publishing of unconfirmed news using anonymous sources, causing the police to file a law suit against him.
The plans will be announced Monday in Hanover, Germany, as Obama concludes a week-long overseas trip, according to the report, which quoted unidentified US officials.
The prospect of Gazprom joining the Leviathan partnership, rebuffed in 2013, was raised during Netanyahu's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Russia last week.
Do you like it? Sherine Abdel Wahab's brand new look after "returning back to showbiz." (Bitajarod)
Russian passport control destroy Israeli Eurovision representative's passport 'because he's gay.'
Believed to have been the youngest female Palestinian to be incarcerated by Israel, al-Wawi's parent filed requests for her release and Israel agreed to release the child two months early, alongside an 8,000 shekel ($2,100) plea deal payment.
George Clooney joins Armenian Remembrance Day commemorations.
Credit rating agencies have put Bahrain under pressure to reduce spending or risk junk bond status.
Franco Dragone's La Perle show will feature 65 artists performing water and aerial feats on an 'aqua stage' in Al Habtoor City later this year.
Ehab Al Misi is using his engineering skills to develop solar energy solutions in the West Bank
A German consortium has plans for a solar power project with the capacity to generate one gigawatt, subject to approval by the Omani government.
Tunisians will protest on April 25 in solidarity with Egyptians protesting against the transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Marriage isn't so fun anymore in Daesh-controlled Mosul; displaced by war at home, an Armenian and a Palestinian find solidarity in Beirut; and the everyday escapism of Turkey's traditional "birdmen."
The Marvel and Cartoon-Network themed destination is set to be the world's largest indoor theme park.
An Omani man killed his mother while she was sleeping, and immediately turned himself into the authorities.
Algerian forces uncovered a stockpile of machine guns and ammunition.
The Algeria international has scooped the prestigious award after a phenomenal season that has seen him score 17 times, with 11 assists, to help Leicester to the top of the table
April 24, 2016
It was another fine contribution from the Algeria international, but he concedes luck was on his side in scoring the Foxes' opener versus the Swans in their 4-0 victory
Rayo Vallecano took a two goal lead over Los Blancos on Saturday but the Welshman netted two to help his side recover and take three points, much to the coach's delight
The first GCC Sports Medicine Conference, which is co-organised by Aspetar and the GCC Health Ministers' Council, kicked off on Saturday.
A flash mob of more than 15 Indian dancers surprised a crowd of people at Cairo International Airport on Friday with a Bollywood dance routine.
University students in Nangarhar were sentenced to jail for insulting the national flag.
Egyptian giants Ahly are set to play Italy's AS Roma in a friendly game in May, local reports said.
The Democratic candidate has won praise from progressives for taking a relatively more balanced approach to the Israel-Palestinian conflict than US presidential contenders typically do.
Iran Wrestling Federation has handed in the proposal to host the Wrestling World Cups in the year 2017 to the United World Wrestling (UWW).
Egyptian President Al-Sisi spoke against militants and protesters in a Sinai Liberation Day speech.
The Beirut Madinati are a group of volunteers who want to elect a new municipal council in May.
Ahead of the much-anticipated National Transformation Plan, the financial advisor to the deputy crown prince revealed that nearly a quarter of the budget was wasted on inefficient spending every year.
Dima Al Wawy was twelve years old when she was arrested at the entrance to an Israeli settlement.
Yemeni government forces launched major attacks against al-Qaeda to liberate al-Mukalla.
Almost a third of Jordanian teenagers are using tobacco regularly!
The human rights lawyer was in Dallas on her first US public speaking engagement, and gave some advice to aspiring law students.
Action hero Jean-Claude Van Damme was the guest on the Egyptian TV show 'Yes, I'm Famous' this week.
Saudi Arabia and the Lebanese group Hezbollah have no plans to reconcile, as tensions continue to rise.
Sheikh Abdelaziz Al Tarifi is rumoured to have been arrested after criticising the Kingdom's regime.
Humera Saqib, head the Women Coordination Network, and member of the AYCCS told a gathering here from the past few year Afghan youth had been the victims of Talibanisation and they had been taught the Taliban ideology in religious seminaries.
The Syrian actress is living in isolation until she's recovered.
An explosion has rocked Egypt’s volatile Sinai Peninsula, killing three Egyptian military forces, according to local media.
The international rights group said in a statement that "deliberate attacks on civilians" could never be justified, calling on Hamas to reject rather than support such attacks.
The British monarch looked happy as everyone sang happy birthday to her as she cut her orange-flavored birthday cake.
How the UN chief waded into a forgotten conflict with no end in sight.
Proposals for the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project have been delayed until May 30.
A day earlier, around 200 Armenian-Lebanese youths protested outside the Turkish embassy near Beirut to demand Ankara recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide.
Fabrica: Bringing Musical Theater to the People, 3ameyya-Style.
The two officials stressed their countries' unique bilateral relations and the continuous coordination between His Majesty King Abdullah and Moroccan King Mohammed VI, noting that economic and commercial relations are still below aspirations.
A car-bomb struck a security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing 10 people and injuring 29 others, a security source said.
The Britain-based group noted that an unknown person parked his motorcycle near the militant base, and headed on foot towards a gathering of the fighters. He then detonated his explosives-laden belt, killing Sadeq and three of his comrades.
Palestinian-Dutch teen model Gigi Hadid turned 21 on April 23.
Hollywood star George Clooney talks fame, highlighting injustice around the world and the Armenian Genocide.
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit prohibited the Women of the Wall from staging the "birkat kohanot" ceremony at the Western Wall during Passover.
Officials from Jalud's local council told Ma'an that the military identified areas of the Palestinian village expected to lose land to the confiscation as Khallat al-Wusta, Shieb Khallat al-Wusta, and Abu al-Kasbar.
They released footage of what they said was the burning wreckage of the plane in the Syrian desert, southeast of Damascus.
The EU is offering Ankara a package of incentives, from billions in refugee aid to progress on visa-free access to the bloc for Turkish citizens, in exchange for help in returning migrants. Turkey already hosts 2.2 million Syrian refugees.
Gigi Hadid's ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas has broken his silence on her new relationship with the ex-One Direction singer.
An employer’s duty of care to a pregnant employee should extend beyond ensuring she is covered for insurance purposes.
A dozen civilians were killed in an airstrike on a residential neighborhood.
A man in Dubai rekindled an argument with an old friend - and took it too far!
The agreement was confirmed during a visit to Cairo by Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan.
Daesh claimed the murder of a Bangladeshi professor who "promoted atheism."
The signing represented the biggest day-one endorsement of a global accord, but many states still need to a parliamentary vote to approve the deal.
Earth Day amid Lebanon's garbage crisis; the politics of speaking Kurdish; and Gaza's unknown archaeological treasures at risk.