October 6, 2015
Janet Jackson and her husband Wissam Al Mana attend the Hermes SS16 show at Paris Fashion Week.
Israeli forces destroyed the homes of two Palestinian men who had carried out attacks in Jerusalem last year.
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said a "transition" of a new government in Syria was needed to solve the country's humanitarian crisis.
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In one of the most bizarre weather reports ever, a Russian presenter predicted "perfect conditions" for bombing Syria.
Russia's military involvement in Syria has deepened the crisis and further complicated things in the region. It's time for the US and indeed its government to take action.
The Jordanian King and Chairwoman of the Russian Federation Council emphasized deep ties between the two respective countries.
A rocket propelled grenade struck the Qasr Hotel in Aden, where a number of Yemeni officials were said to be staying. It is unclear if any officials are among the casualties.
Daesh militants executed 70 Sunni tribesmen after they were abducted from the western Iraqi province of Anbar.
A press freedoms watchdog accused Israel's army of deliberately targeting and attacking Palestinian journalists in Jerusalem and the West Bank during ongoing clashes.
Israeli security forces arrived at the home of Muhammad Jamal al-Jaabri seeking to arrest his son Yousef for rock-throwing, only to learn young Yousef was just three years old.
According to the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood was responsible for the vast majority of protest activity.
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Women's rights in the Kingdom from a female Saudi perspective; talking to Christian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan; and is Yemen becoming Saudi Arabia's Vietnam?
The YPG is preparing to take Daesh in a fight toward Raqqa, and they might get some help.
Americans are famously ignorant about the rest of the world, but one would think the country’s presidential candidates would have at least a basic knowledge about the Middle East. They don’t.
It's no surprise which two Middle Eastern countries come out on top.
October 5, 2015
A developer confirmed Monday that a tennis stadium will be built at the 360 Mall in Kuwait. The project will begin next month and should be completed in 2019.
UAE’s Ministry of Interior has completed its preparations to participate in organizing the Abu Dhabi Cycling World Tour, will achieve a significant qualitative leap for the future of the sports industry in the region.
Out of the three bombings, the most devastating killed 35 people in the town of Khalis in the eastern province of Diyala on Monday.
Samsung Electronics on Saturday unveiled its Galaxy Gear S2 smartwatch for the first time in the Middle East at the 25th anniversary edition of Gitex Shopper in Dubai.
2016 will be a crossroads for Islamic finance, according to Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P). Falling oil prices and low interest rates internationally present a challenge, while the standardization of Islamic finance products
Russia's ambassador to Turkey said his the separate incidents in which Moscow-operated jets violated Turkish airspace were a "mistake" that would not happen again.
Syrian actors Amal Arafa and Abdel Minem Amairi are no longer a couple.
A coalition of trade and teachers' unions Monday declared a general strike for Oct. 20, 26 and Nov. 4 to bring attention back to their four-year-long struggle for wage hikes.
Wael Kfoury has a big collection of fancy cars in his garage.
Saudi Arabia plans to combat cyber crime by stiffening punishments for offenders. The proposed amendments include imprisonment for a maximum period of 10 years and fines with a ceiling of SR10 million (USD2.67 million).
The new era of the Syrian conflict is defined by which side of the Russia strikes you end up on.
The preliminary investigation by NATO revealed Afgahn forces had requested air support from US forces that resulted in the bombing of a Medecines Sans Frontieres and the deaths of at least 22 people.
Prosecutors on Monday called for football match-fixing charges against Fenerbahce President Aziz Yildirim to be dropped.
While the Middle East still has one of the lowest break-even prices for crude oil, falling oil prices will put pressure on fiscal budgets and could result in a knock-on effect as governments reduce spending on certain projects.
Elissa attended Elie Saab's after party at Paris Fashion week and Kris Jenner was there to capture it.
A fire erupted on Monday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, which is undergoing construction work in preparation for it to host the 2018 World Cup final.
Oman coach Paul Le Guen has named a 23-member squad for the forthcoming FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Iran, which will be played at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on October 8.
Here's everything you were dying to know about Mohammed Assaf's new girl.
The Lebanese couturier proves that he's at the top of his game with Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Lily Donaldson on his runway.
Was it Russian, Syrian? Technical failure or shoot-down? Here come the social media wars.
A statement from the office of Turkey Interior Minister, Selami Altinok, said more than 2,000 militants had been killed in 4,328 security operations.
Egyptian citizen Khaled Othman was assaulted Friday night by a Jordanian parliament member, along with others at his workplace in a restaurant in the city Aqaba in Jordan.
Syrian girls write in a classroom at a primary school in the northern city of Aleppo as the new school year starts. (AFP/Baraa Al-Halabi)
Syrian girls write in a classroom at a primary school in the northern city of Aleppo as the new school year starts. (AFP/Baraa Al-Halabi)
Twelve-year-old Abed al-Rahman Shadi Obeidallah was shot in the chest by Israeli forces during clashes in Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem.
A statement released by the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said opening the four square miles of fortified area is part of a reform package promised to the Iraqi people.
Yemeni women gathered outside the United Nations office in the capital city of Sanaa to protest the Saudi-led relentless offensive.
A second bomb was discovered after security forces cordoned off the area. No injuries were reported int the attack.
UN chief Ban ki-Moon appealed for calm in Jerusalem and the West Bank following days of ongoing violence.
Hundreds of Palestinians were injured during clashes with settlers and Israeli troops in the past 24 hours, according to the Palestine Red Crescent Society.
The Arab Rugby Federation, ARF, has officially been formed following an extraordinary general meeting held in Dubai on October 1st.
In a letter to unidentified Maronite officials, Pope Francis urged Lebanon's Christian leaders to unite to fill the country's presidential vacuum.
Rotana grabs a bigger share of Saudi Arabia's hotel market, the largest in the Arab world.
Looking to exploit the potential of Iran's promising car market, VW officials joined German reps from Daimler, Siemens, BASF and tourism officials on a fact-finding visit to Iran.
'Karpowership' contracted by state-run EDL denies registering over 50 Turkish professionals under fraudulent job titles.
A Russian plane reportedly violated Turkish air space in the Yayladagi/Hatay region when it was intercepted by two F-16s from the Turkish Air Force, which were patrolling the region.
The event will be examining the seven core pillars within the Islamic economy, including halal tourism and Islamic finance.
Taliban militants released a video purporting the hanging of a Pakistani military officer in a revenge attack against the country's government.
It's Paris Fashion Week, but all work and no play make very bored supermodels, so Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner headed to see Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Marseille.
From YPG clashes in Hasakah, to regime control in As-Suwayda, these images may clarify the country's territorial disputes.
Eighteen-year-old Huthayfa Othman Suleiman was shot in the chest during clashes and died in the operating room.
Bridges contract is for the 25 million sq foot project which will include Motiongate, Bollywood Parks, and Legoland Park and Legoland Water Park.
Arab boyband The Five have finally released their first music video. Woohoo!
Ethiopia's latest meeting with Sudan and Egypt to resolve building of Africa's largest hydroelectric power plant has been postponed again.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Russian military action in Syria would make the region more unstable during an interview with the BBC.
While there might be unrest between Israel and Palestine, these Jews and Muslims in Russia are working together to provide the country with halal meat.
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed the US-led coalition for the expansion of Daesh in the country.
Egyptian dancers Shakira and Bardis get 'only' three months in prison instead of six!
Al Mayadeen journalist Hanna Mahameed was covering clashes outside Fadi Alloun's home in the West Bank when she was hit in the face with bomb fragments, resulting in extensive burns.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi agreed at a joint press conference in Cairo to unite in the fight against terrorism, of which both countries have fallen victim to.
A porter working in Dubai's airport was accused of stealing a toothbrush and charger from a passenger's luggage.
Daesh allegedly obliterated the two-thousand-year-old Arch of Triumph with explosives.
IDF fighter jets raided Hamas positions in the Gaza strip in the early hours of Monday following alleged rocket attacks into southern Israel.
The Palestinian Authority issued a statement condemning the recent Israeli escalation in the West Bank and Jerusalem, as clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli forces continue.
Security forces in Spain and Morocco arrested ten people for reportedly recruiting for Daesh in the Middle East.
While tensions continue to escalate in Jerusalem over the Al-Aqsa Mosque, rumors are growing of a third intifada. Could the Palestine-Israel conflict further spiral out of control?
Dozens of Palestinians were injured by rubber-coated bullets during clashes with Israeli soldiers amid ongoing tension over the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Libyan Red Crescent officials said the victims were refugees form African countries, setting off to Europe from Libya.
The driver seemed to be under the impression his foreign license plate rendered him immune from traffic violations.
Unknown gunmen in a black SUV gunned down Syrian national Abdullah Abou Hassan in the northern Lebanese border town of Arsal on Sunday.
It's a stereotype that Jordanians are too serious to be cool - so is a new wave of hipsters in Amman's coolest neighborhood hurting locals?; why Palestine and Israel need the 'politics of love'; and Game of Thrones reimagined in Lebanon.
This map is pretty laughable.
Islamophobic sentiments are still as strong as ever, but some people are transforming the hashtag into satire.
October 4, 2015
A Washington Post story published in 2011 was a big problem for State Department officials.
Hector Cuper has praised Zamalek's 'spirit' despite their aggregate defeat
Egypt's Consumer Protection Authority (CPA) banned an Etisalat ad for featuring domestic violence.
The 9th edition of Luxury Motor Show (EXCS), the prominent luxury motor show in the Middle East, is expected to reveal most important automotive industry technologies and trends and host premier luxury models of 2016.
An investment camp for youth will kick off tomorrow, October 5, to encourage those interested in trade and investment.
The FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, under the chairmanship of South African Tokyo Sexwale and comprising representatives from the Israel Football Association...
According to an MSF statement, no staff reported any fighting inside the hospital compound at the time of the strike.
Bahrain will be sending more than 170 of its finest athletes for the Second GCC Games, due to take place from October 15 to 26 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Russian defense officials said their country's warplanes struck ten Daesh targets in embattled Syria on Sunday.
A British cartoonist takes on onomatopoeia in hilarious cartoons that show how different languages convey common sounds. Did he get it right for Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Hebrew?
There are nearly 6,000 ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals in the Middle East with a combined net worth of $995 billion, according to a Wealth-X study. Forty-five percent of these individuals live in Saudi Arabia and the UAE
Egypt signed an agreement on Sunday with the World Bank for a $550 million loan to fund the country's rural sanitation project.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Russia's recent actions in Syria will only serve to isolate it form other countries in the region.
Another voice enters the Russia debate in Syria.
Elissa dazzles at Elie Saab's show at Paris Fashion Week 2015.
Ghada Abdel Razek on the set of the new talent show Arab Casting.
As the Star Trek Beyond shoot gets underway in Dubai, the American star has high praise for the city.
The new restrictions were put in place following two stabbings in less than 24 hours in East Jerusalem.
The upcoming week offers a feast of cultural activities in both Cairo and Alexandria.
A therapeutic program of weight-bearing exercise reduces pain and improves joint function, at least for two to six months, for people with osteoarthritis, according to a review of previous trials.