February 24, 2015
Gigi Hadid leaves little to the imagination with her bold naked black dress at the Oscars After Party. (Image: AFP)
Egyptian airstrikes have killed several civilians, Amnesty International said Tuesday, along with the Daesh militants they targeted.
What would Gigi Hadid's Palestinian family think of her PDA with bf Cody Simpson at this Oscars After Party?
Chairman of FIFA's referees committee and Britain's vice-president of the world governing body, Jim Boyce, has claimed that he has changed his opinion about video replays and would back their use for penalty-area incidents.
Iranian STEM students in the US; letter to a home and husband lost in war; sexism in Egyptian law
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi issued a new law which will broadly define terrorism and terrorist acts.
Mohamed Hamaki has finally announced his divorce from wife of two-years Nahla al Hajari!
Egyptian courts acquitted the former prime minister and interior minister from the Mubarak regime of charges pertaining to corruption earlier today,
More than half of business and government leaders in the Mena region identify cyber security as a strategic priority, compared to only 23 per cent in the US and 36 per cent in UK/Europe,
Desperate for a blessing? Russia to open first Islamic bank, looks to Shariah funds to offset sanctions
Russia plans to open its first Islamic bank this year, seeking to attract Shariah-complaint funds as international sanctions push the economy toward a recession.
George Wassouf's marriage to Nada Zeidan has just taken a new turbulent turn!
President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi allegedly retracted his resignation after standing down from his post in late January.
Fierce clashes near the Iraqi border between Kurdish troops and Daesh militants left some 90 Christian civlians in the hands of the extremist group.
"Tonight" hit maker Amr Diab is working hard to bring us more of the music we love. The Egyptian songster has a new album under construction to be ready come summer.
Scholars from across the world condemned extremism and the double standards of using the word "terrorism" when referring to Muslims.
Iraqi workers pile bricks up inside a kiln at the traditional brick factory of Nahrawan, one of the largest brick factories in Iraq
Iraqi workers pile bricks up inside a kiln at the traditional brick factory of Nahrawan, one of the largest brick factories in Iraq
A 50-year-old man who spied on women using the lavatory in the UAE has been found guilty of voyeurism.
Egyptian film makers' endeavors to enter the Oscars have nearly always gone unheeded. Check out this list of films that were close to competing the best foreign language film Oscar award.
A 19-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces during a predawn raid in Bethlehem's Duheisha refugee camp.
Somebody tell Adel Imam that Nour el Sherif is a friend in need!
Companies in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar invested about 160 million euros ($200 million) this season, almost a quarter of the total spent by companies worldwide sponsoring the shirts in Europe's top six leagues.
Brent edged above $59 a barrel on Tuesday after a 2-per cent slide the session before, buoyed by cautious optimism on the outlook for the global economy.
It usually rains men but in Dubai's case, thousands of dirham notes fell from the sky, stopping traffic without explanation.
Two people died and at least 13 were injured after an explosion at a factory belonging to Gulf Oil Corporation Limited in Hyderabad.
At least 90 Christians have been abducted by Daesh militants in northeastern Syria, activists told Reuters.
Less than a month away until the music of Macklemore, Lil Wayne, Avicii and Clean Bandit brings dancers alive from around the globe at the Street Life show March 18-21.
Gulf equity markets were mostly soft Monday after oil prices pulled back again.
Turkish forces managed to safely relocate the remains of a sacred tomb inside Syria but how did they do it? With the help of Kurds, of course.
My, oh, my! Jennifer Lopez looks like a real Queen in a Zuhair Murad dress at the Vanity Fair Oscars party. (Image: AFP)
While the current oil prices are below most GCC countries’ fiscal break-even point, governments generally have the resources to help mitigate the immediate impact and maintain a supportive operating environment for economies.
As new US Defense Secretary Ash Carter takes office, around 800 Iraqi forces, bolstered by U.S. warplanes, prepare to take on Daesh for control of the western town of al-Baghdadi.
After months of negotiations, Iran said Monday there is still a long way to go.
Daesh militants are reportedly planning wide-scale military operations in Lebanon, according to a report by The Daily Star.
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A weapons shipment from Jordan arrived in Lebanon on Monday at a time when the country's arms are crucial to its fight against Daesh.
The number of new homes under construction in Jewish settlements on the Israel-occupied West Bank rose last year by 40 percent.
February 23, 2015
Andy Murray admitted he was struggling without his coach Amelie Mauresmo ahead of this week’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Cyprus and Greece which are struggling following economic bailouts are looking to attract investors from the UAE.
As the world focuses in on the most recent cases of Britons traveling to Syria to join Daesh - this time it was three teenaged girls - the military group has reportedly begun offering English-language schools to connect with foreign fighters and their children.
The Labor Ministry has forced the minimum wage on the private sector to make sure that Saudis will not be exploited, the same should be done for expats.
Six French citizens have lost their passports to the French government Monday for planning to fight in Syria.
The country produced 40 million tons of petrochemical products since the beginning of current Iranian year.
A court in New York ruled Palestinian groups guilty for supporting terrorist acts against Israel on Monday.
An official said Monday Turkey was in contact with Daesh to avoid clashes, after the country denied communication during the tomb operation.
Iran has transferred 38.471 trillion rials (about $1.127 billion) worth of shares of state-run companies to the private sector since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year.
Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah continued his perfect start in Italy after scoring his second Serie A goal in Fiorentina’s 1-1 draw with Torino on Sunday.
The cost of the Suez Canal Development Project’s infrastructure is expected to be $15bn,
The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it to slowly ramp up activities.
Israel's security service caught 11 alleged Hamas fighters planning attacks against the country.
Having worked with both talented actors Yousif Al Khal and Abed Fahed in the hit drama "Law" (If), Nadine played nice girl and wouldn't give the dish on which star she preferred.
Mobile and landline calls between telecom service providers will now be cheaper after the Board of Directors of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) approved a reduction in rates.
A new study on corporate leadership has revealed that less than half (48 per cent) of employees surveyed in the UAE have trust and confidence in their senior leaders.
Egypt has announced it won't bid for hosting the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to instead support Arab neighbours Algeria in their bid.
Iraqi forces plan to retake the town of al-Baghdadi from Daesh militants, a key location for training local forces.
The Syrian government does not expect to import wheat this year because domestic grain supplies will be boosted by heavy rainfall and wider control over farmland, a minister said.
Palestinians were injured late Sunday by ammunition in Bethlehem clashes with Israeli forces.
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany insisted the Premier League champion does not fear Barcelona as the two teams prepare to face each other in the opening leg of their UEFA Champions League round-of-16 tie.
Turkey said it did not coordinate with or contact terrorist organizations in its efforts to retrieve tomb remains Sunday.
Influx of refugees poses potential threat to Jordan's borders; Malcolm X and Palestinian activism; and Egyptian kids play out Daesh executions.
The exodus of Egyptian migrants has been increasing since the mass execution of Egyptian Christians in February.
Three teen-aged students, Shamima, 15, Amira, 15, and Kadiza, 16, left London last week for Turkey reportedly to cross over into Syria to join Daesh.
Lindsay Lohan admits she likes to learn lessons the hard way, but insists she is ready to lead a more private life.
The government cracked down on organizations involved with the now-banned political group Monday.
Former World number one Roger Federer is hoping he can rediscover his form of the last six months of 2014 to stage a serious bid on defending his title at this week’s Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open.
The reporters' retrial was postponed Monday shortly after their release on bail.
We were made to love this year's Spring of Culture line-up. John Legend, Hussain Al Jassmi, Joss Stone, Omar Khairat, and many others will make this a festival to remember, for sure.
Yemeni government officials will be arrested should they not return to work, according to the Houthi TV news channel Al-Masirah.
It got the nomination, but "Aya" didn't go home with the coveted Oscar for best live action short film. Read here to see which film got it instead.
What a gem! Elissa in her latest advert as the face of luxury fine jewelry brand L'azurde. (Image: Facebook)
Oh, it's just Sherine Abdel Wahab chilling on location with her upcoming TV series' director and crew! (Image: Facebook)
Sherine Abdel Wahab
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday most of those killed were Daesh and al-Nusra Front fighters.
Egyptian actor Ahmed el Sakka saved a baby's life this week after finding her in a dumpster!
About eight out of 10 people (83 per cent) in the UAE are now feeling anxious that their gratuity pay won't be sufficient to meet their retirement needs.
Israeli authorities Monday rejected claims by Gaza's government that it caused severe flooding in the Strip by releasing storm water from dams.
From Michael Kors to Victoria’s Secret and Tory Burch, City Stars' entire floor is a line-up of the most luxurious brands in the world.
Shipping corridors used by Gulf energy exporters are not at risk from violence and political volatility in Yemen and the seizure of swathes of territory in the region by Islamic State militants.
France dispatched a fighter jet towards Iraq Monday to launch further airstrikes against Daesh targets as part of the US-led coalition.
Yemen’s former President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi has demanded that the UN-sponsored peace talks currently being held in the capital, Sana’a, be transferred to a different location for safety reasons.
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of Qatar, has introduced Durban to its list of destinations in South Africa – its third route to the country following Johannesburg and Cape Town.
According to an opposition group, nine civilians were killed when bombs struck Zalak village near the Syrian-Turkish border.
Were Lady Gaga's Oscar "dishwashing gloves" inspired by Amal Clooney's pair from her Golden Globes appearance?
The Egyptian diplomatic mission in Yemen returned to Cairo in the early hours on Monday.
A special committee in Saudi is looking to introduce a new law that will protect AIDS patients from discrimination and stigmas.
Following the brutal killing of a 20-year-old woman who tried to fend off a rapist, Turkish men took to the streets to protest for women's rights in a very unconventional way.
Criminal Court ready to sentence protesters for assault of police officer; being bisexual in Beirut; and a look at the Oscars best and worse dressed.
In a meeting with the Iraqi defense minister, US Central Command chief General Lloyd Austin claimed the US has killed approximately 8,500 Daesh militants throughout the ongoing airstrikes.
Emma Stone stuns in a winning Elie Saab dress at the Oscars.
Egyptian courts have sentenced Alaa Abdel-Fattah to five years in prison for protesting and other charges.
Mohamed Hemish discusses why Palestinians should no longer look at Erdogan as a champion of democracy in the Middle East.
It will be a fairy tale story again in the Cairo Opera House. The Cinderella ballet is returning after a 15 year hiatus.
Egypt has raised sales taxes on cigarettes for the third time in a year, according to a presidential decree published in the country's official gazette on Saturday.
Jennifer Lopez gracefully tripped on the train of her dress while she was presenting at the Oscar Awards on Sunday.
After a one year delay, $1 billion worth of weapons purchased through a Saudi Grant agreement with France will soon arrive in Lebanon.
Yes, we all know Saudi Arabia actually has the "morality police". But, is it going too far when they arrested a group of men for playing loud music and dancing around a birthday cake?
Turkey is planning to offer citizenship to Saudi investors, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said here on Sunday.
The militias, which have been controlling Tripoli since 2014, lauded efforts made by a western Libya council of tribal dignitaries to hammer out a truce among warring groups in the western cities of Zintan and Misurata.
"Saudi Arabia will be the next frontier after the US, where shale and unconventional will make a significant contribution to our energy mix, especially gas."
Egypt will hold an international auction for eight oil and natural gas exploration blocks in the Mediterranean Sea.
Seven Palestinians were injured by live bullets during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem late Sunday.