February 10, 2016
Over 200 delegates from across MENA are meeting in Sudan to discuss trends in Islamic finance and how it can be used to spur economic growth across the region.
Mohammed Assaf and Lina Qishawi aren't engaged anymore.
Judge refuses plea bargain and gives former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert additional month in prison for secret tapes saga.
Saudi Arabia's Etihad Etisalat Mobily has signed an agreement with Vodafone that will permit roaming in 21 countries.
On Tuesday, six Saudi soldiers were killed in retaliatory rocket attacks in southern Saudi Arabia.
The 18-month project will be carried out in cooperation with the Netherlands and Sweden to create a buildings database using modern technologies.
Tunisia is increasing military and security patrols at the Libyan border.
Former news anchor Sheena Shirani posted a series of Facebook messages and voice recordings cataloging years of harassment by Press TV's Managing News Director Hamid Reza Emadi.
Nigeria arrested multiple militants and is tightening security against people leaving to train in Libya.
Oman gets ready to rock with Smouldering in Forgotten.
After nearly a dozen tripartite talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, progress is finally being made in selecting the consultancy firms.
Eleven groups issued a statement against the ongoing exclusion of women from major judicial bodies in Egypt.
February 9, 2016
Currently in its third season, season four of Orange is the New Black will premiere on 17 June 2016.
Kill the winter chill with some music. Why sit and shiver when you can jump around to a beat? So take a scan of Arab artists who are remaking pop favorites in their own image. Eight covers worth a listen.
Russian airstrikes hit civilian targets in the Idlib province.
A stunning four of the world’s top five and six of the top 10 will compete in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships WTA event next week after defending champion and world number three Simona Halep, 2015 Dubai finalist Karolina Pliskova and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova accepted wild cards into the tournament.
Reports of 44,000 political prisoners in Egypt are a 'lie' according to Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.
Afghan forces are moving in on the hotly-contested Sangin district.
The pack rides on the highway during the second stage of the 2016 Tour of Qatar cycling race, starting and finishing at the Qatar University on February 9, 2016. Norway's Alexander Kristoff won a sprint finish ahead of Britain's Marc Cavendish in the second stage of the Tour of Qatar.
Directed by Bregtje van der Haak, the film titled Saudi Solutions touches on modernity versus fundamentalism.
In 2010, Riyad Mahrez "didn't even know how to take a throw-in". And the rest is history... http://bbc.in/1UZSLmx
Leading European clubs are supporting UEFA secretary general Gianni Infantino in his bid to become president of football governing body FIFA, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said Tuesday.
Ten Arab and international human rights organisations have launched a campaign in support of a Bahraini official in his bid to become Fifa president.
Palestinian lawmakers vow to appeal their suspension as punishment for visiting victims' families.
As Russian airstrikes increase, civilians are fleeing Aleppo in massive numbers.
The money was withdrawn after concerns were raised that it was not being spent on education.
Despite two unsuccessful bids in the past, Doha has still not given up on its dream to host the Summer Olympics, Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) secretary-general Dr Thani al-Kuwari has said.
Israel has responded to UN criticism of illegal occupation-related crimes by accusing the organisation of promoting 'terror'. The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stands by his statements.
A Palestinian man has succumbed to the H1N1 virus after being treated in an Israeli hospital.
The United States has pledged an additional $133M for humanitarian assistance in Lebanon, while $290M will be used for education in Lebanon and Jordan.
Israeli occupation forces bulldozed over 10 homes east of Nablus in the West Bank.
A downtown Jordanian restaurant includes camel burgers on its menu and they are a hit with both foreigners and locals.
Cluster bombs have killed dozens of civilians in 2016 alone.
Movers and shakers from the world's media agencies will converge on CABSAT 2016's Content Congress to discuss the evolving tv landscape in the Middle East.
Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri announced Saudi Arabia is prepared for land war in Syria to tackle Daesh as part of the international coalition against the organisation.
Images circulating on the Internet last week showing a sign barring women from entry into a Saudi branch of the popular coffee shop caused major controversy for Starbucks.
The Malta Stock Exchange hopes to attract halal companies that have not previously listed with the exchange.
The Middle East region is Zika-free according to the WHO, but the presence of mosquitoes in the region still makes the virus a possibility.
Public sector employees in Kuwait are set to get performance-related bonuses, despite a 64 percent budget deficit.
Syrian artist Mohamad Hafez rebuilds Syria through art; 8 rules of engagement taught by the Prophet Muhammad; Insights into Iranian rock star Ali Azimi's turbulent career.
Three university students think their new app can help cure your deepest fears.
Prepping for your job interview includes paying attention to how you look as much as preparing what you will say.
Iraqi forces and their allies were able to retake the last remaining Daesh strongholds surrounding Ramadi.
A car bomb attack exploded in Damascus, killing at least eight and injuring others, according to initial reports.
The president’s apparent extravagance did not sit well with many Egyptians.
Widow of Daesh financial leader Abu Sayyaf has been charged with conspiracy in the death of a female US captive.
A Kurdish Iraqi official has said that the KRG needs US assistance to cover salaries, logistics and transport in order to defeat Daesh.
Saudi airstrikes targeting several areas across Yemen have killed at least five. Yemeni ballistics struck an airport in Saudi Arabia.
10 Arab celebrities you didn’t know were UN Goodwill Ambassadors.
They were punished for having visited the families of Palestinian attackers.
Palestinian Authority find a nursery full of marijuana plants in Nablus.
Rita Ora is making an appearance at the Dubai Mall when she launches her spring summer 2016 collection at the adidas Originals store on February 10.
The two girls were detained in separate incidents, one in Jerusalem and the other near the West Bank City of Hebron.
As OPEC members continue discussions over how to stabilize the oil market, oil prices continue to slide.
The prime minister announced that the UAE will create a ministerial position to oversee citizens’ happiness.
Al Qaeda fighters clashed with Yemeni forces loyal to the embattled president Hadi as they attempted to recapture parts of Aden city.
The Victoria's Secret model, who is dating former One Direction heartthrob Zayn Malik, left nothing to the imagination.
Sheikh Maktoum has announced sweeping structural changes to federal government which consolidates ministries and incorporates plans for outsourcing to the private sector.
Former Pirelli model wins right to sue her Saudi billionaire ex-husband for slice of his £4BILLION fortune.
King Abdullah and President Obama will tackle efforts to combat extremism across the Middle East.
The US responds to Turkish concerns over support to the PYD which is linked to the PKK, saying the US will continue to support any moderate groups fighting Daesh.
Oman's first light-industries city will cater to the automotive and construction sectors and will create some 8000 jobs after completion.
The woman quickly realized her husband was exploiting her financially to save up and take a second wife.
Something about straws an camels.
The bill was previously described as marking the return to a 'climate of hate'.
Qatar Petroleum has acquired a 30 percent stake in three offshore leases held by Chevron Morocco Exploration.
Hacktivists announced via a pro-Palestinian Twitter account that it had dumped personal data for 10,000 Homeland Security staff and threatened the FBI was next.
“These accusations are totally unacceptable, and this is not Egyptian security policy at all," Egypt’s Interior Minister said.
What does it all mean for the Middle East?
"Our first goal is to host these refugees outside of Turkey.”
The scathing report details widespread incidents of torture, murder, and even sexual abuse.
GCC Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif Al Zayani has laid out five points for Arab countries to focus on for the future.
Egyptian parliamentarian Serry Siam had complained about being marginalized during recent sessions.
Trump made the comment during a town hall event in New Hampshire.
Israel frets about “Iran as Neighbor” amid fighting in Aleppo; African Hebrew family demands Israeli army explain soldier’s suspicious death; Israelis fail to understand what leads leads Palestinians to violent measures.
Lebanese basketball icon Fadi El-Khatib returned to the country late Sunday after ending his second stint in the Chinese Basketball Association League with Fujian club, who failed to make the playoffs.
February 8, 2016
The death comes along a string of tunnel collapses and flooding along the Strip.
The Egyptian Sporting Club has defeated Jordan's Orthodox Club 48-47 after a very tough basketball match as part of the third Arab Women Sports Tournament...
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, some of the barrel bombs contained toxic gas.
The Ministry of Interior declared that fans will not be allowed to enter Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria for the face-off between arch-rivals Al-Ahly SC and Al-Zamalek SC on Tuesday.
Apparently there is an extensive Chechen spy network in Daesh controlled areas.
The results also confirmed that Regeni was not subject to any type of sexual abuse or assaults.
German Chancellor Merkel and Prime Minister of Turkey Davutoglu
Zamalek’s Ultras will commemorate at Fustat Park the one year anniversary of the stadium clashes and stampedes that killed 20 fans
The army chief officials discussed several issues including the fight against extremism in the region
Some 4,500 soldiers are expected to arrive at a military base near Makhmur, 70 km southeast of Mosul.
Presentations by top delegates and continental meetings of the 79th AIPS Congress (Association Internationale De La Presse Sportive or International Sports Press Association) start here Monday at the Doha Sheraton.
An Afghan National Army official said the helicopter made an emergency landing due to technical issues.
The Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice apparently took issue with the dress-up gag.
Erdogan expressed anger at US support for Syrian Kurds and called on Washington to choose between Turkey and the PKK.
A Saudi committee is examining the possibility of removing the requirement of having a local partner in order to promote foreign direct investment.
Director Amr Arafa concludes shooting 'Men 30 Sana' Moqattam scenes.
Monday's session was adjourned until March 2 due to a lack of quorum.
Merkel travelled to Turkey to meet the Prime Minister and the President concerning cooperation over the influx of refugees into Turkey and Europe.
Enas el Dughaidi talks sex, porn and homosexuals!
The Syrian regime tightens its grip around rebel held Fallujah and Aleppo preparing for a costly and possibly lengthy siege.
The new facility will become the regional hub for the India-based company, the world's third largest producer of ductile iron pipes.
The capsizing of two boats in two separate incidents off the Turkish coast have cost 33 migrant lives.
The Iraqi Interior Ministry's spokesman said the "wall" would include an increased number of checkpoints around Baghdad.
With 90 percent market share, Dubai's Savant Data Systems is helping retailers understand footfall patterns to make the right business decisions.