August 2, 2015
Family members of the Palestinian baby who burned to death in a fire spoke out against the attack.
The arsonists behind the attack which killed an 18-month old Palestinian toddler and injured three other members of the same family are being held under administrative detention.
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor called for the Taliban to continue its military campaign after replacing Mullah Mohammad Omar as supreme leader.
The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called Saturday for the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) to withdraw from the region where the militant group has a number of bases after Turkish airstrikes killed at least eight civilians there.
Tom Fletcher says good bye to Lebanon; on being Jewish and Tunisian; and the quiet beauty of Palestine's olive trees.
A port city in Iran’s southwest has experienced a temperature of 163 °F (73 °C), reportedly one of the hottest registered across the world to date, according to a weather website.
As many as 1,332 people were killed in violence across Iraq in July, according to a monthly report released on Saturday by the UN. Another 2,108 people –including both civilians and military personnel – were injured over the same period.
A hashtag shows a window to the grief and anger coming out of last week's horrific West Bank attacks.
August 1, 2015
A top Daesh-affiliated militant commander has been killed during an encounter with Egyptian army troops in Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula, military sources say.
The former Real Madrid midfielder was forced off in the first half of his side's friendly with Marseille after clutching at his hamstring
The former Blaugrana supremo has vowed to continue his fight to dethrone Josep Maria Bartomeu, who he claims has betrayed the Catalan club's core values
Yemen's exiled prime minister, Khaled Bahah, arrived Saturday in Aden, four months after Iran-backed rebels forced his government to flee the southern city.
Congo, Chad, Cameroon, and Guinea have initiated a ban on wearing the niqab, the full-face veil "for security reasons," noting people wearing black, including women and girls wearing the niqab often carry out Boko Haram suicide attacks.
17-year-old Laith Fadel al-Khaladi was killed by Israeli forces amid violent clashes in Ramallah.
OPEC said price volatility and oversupply was damaging the market.
The US has given the World Food Program $65 million for Middle Eastern countries struggling to support Syrian refugees.
The former Chelsea forward believes a spell in the Middle East would help the Liverpool player regain some stability and allow him to return to Europe as a star
After finishing medical tests with Serie A giants Roma, Egypt winger Mohamed Salah has expressed his pleasure with the Italian fans’ warm welcome.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday sharply condemned an arson attack by Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank that killed an 18-month-old Palestinian boy.
Turkey’s state news agency has alleged that the country’s week-long aerial warfare against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has killed around 260 members of the outlawed group.
The airport had more than two million passengers in one month alone.
Oil production in northern Iraq continues without disruption.
Daesh has reportedly slain five troops loyal to Libya’s internationally-recognized government in the country’s east.
At least three Saudi soldiers have been killed and seven others injured by a Houthi rocket attack on a military base in Saudi Arabia.
President Mahmoud Abbas said he would demand a probe by the International Criminal Courts into a series of attacks against Palestinians by Israeli settlers, including the incident which killed an infant earlier Friday.
A foundation for the visually impaired arranged a trip for 40 kids to an entertainment park in Jeddah; however, they were denied entrance because of a policy prioritizing tourists.
When Israeli authorities prevented Father Khoury's return to his birthplace; how the world is failing the Yemeni people; and why we need to focus on Tunisia's youth activism.
Despite making an advance in the Syrian border city of Zabadani, Hezbollah lost two fighters in clashes with militants.
July 31, 2015
There's a new Taliban leader, and to the media, he's just as mysterious as Omar.
Reports emerged Friday of a UK plane crash. According to Arabic media, that plane was carrying several bin Laden family members.
The chief of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Thursday praised Michel Platini as a "unique candidate" who would bring stability to FIFA.
Beijing has beaten Kazakhstan's Almaty to be named host of the 2022 Winter Olympics, with only four votes separating the two bidders, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday.
Mourners gathered at a funeral for the Palestinian infant killed in an arson attack by Israeli settlers earlier Friday.
The money will offset the effects of the World Food Programme cutting off all assistance to 440,000 Syrian refugees living in urban communities in Jordan.
Xavi Hernandez is the most decorated Spanish footballer in history with an astounding 28 titles to his name, but this serial winner remains relentless in his pursuit of glory.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi ordered the state of emergency on July 4th for an initial 30 days after a Tunisian student used an MK-47 assault rifle to kill tourists at a hotel near the city of Sousse.
The gates of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem were closed by Israeli forces in an effort to enhance security measures following the murder of a Palestinian infant by Israeli settlers.
Spoiler: Macklemore has in fact not joined Daesh.
A Israeli vehicle was shot at by a passing car in the Binyamin region of the West Bank. No causalities have been reported.
Now that's a big tip! Dubai residents leave behind $112,000 worth of valuables in taxis since January
Forgetful taxi passengers left behind a small fortune gold, jewelry, cash, watches and other valuable items. But 98 percent of all reported cases were resolved.
Villages in Syria's Idlib province remained under siege by Nusra Front militants while there was a shortage of medical supplies and a need for humanitarian assistance, according to a Press TV report.
Israeli authorities installed the Iron Dome Defense System near the border with Lebanon in wake of the Iran nuclear deal, an IDF commander said.
In less than 24 hours 79 Muslim Brotherhood supporters and members have been arrested across Egypt for various charges, including inciting violence against state institutions and public utilities.
Brazilian legend Zico and his team FC Goa will be making Dubai their home for the preseason training ahead of the second edition of the Indian Super League that kicks off early October.
The UN launched an aid distribution program to around 340,000 people in the Yemeni port city of Aden Thursday as the humanitarian situation worsens.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday strongly condemned an arson attack carried out by settlers on a Palestinian family where a toddler was killed.
Two officers and two suspects were killed during an assault on police headquarters in Turkey's Adana province. The Turkish government has blamed the PKK for the attack.
A Palestinian toddler was killed and four others injured after Israeli settlers set fire to a home near Nablus early Friday.
Gisele Bündchen allegedly dons a burqa to secretly visit Paris plastic surgeon 'for $11,000 eye and breast operation.'
The government plans to raise electricity prices for mid-to-high household usage by an average of 19 percent.
The Palestinian Authority announced reshuffling the cabinet in a move denounced by Hamas as a "coup".
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday courted Saudi Arabia, saying that both countries are the "two wings" of the Arab national security.
Three female con-artists who swindled Islamic State (Daesh) operatives into forking over their cash in a crafty recruitment scheme have been detained by Chechen police and are currently awaiting arraignment.
Syrian regime warplanes killed 27 civilians, including 10 children, on Wednesday night after launching airstrikes on the towns of Saraqub and Maaret al-Numan in northern Syria's Idlib province.
July 30, 2015
The Argentina icon claims he has the support of a number of players should he launch a campaign to become Sepp Blatter's successor
The distinction between prisoner and patient plays a big role in how doctors conduct the practice.
An assailant stabbed six people marching in the annual Jerusalem gay pride parade on Thursday.
An attack by Daesh militants on a town in northern Syria Thursday left at least 18 people dead.
The Palestinian Authority Prisoner's Affairs Committee condemned Thursday Israel's law to forcibly feed hunger striking prisoners.
At least 15,000 Daesh militants have been killed by US-led coalition airstrikes since the campaign began a year ago, according to the CIA.
Dozens of Lebanese nationals, Palestinians and Syrians were arrested across Lebanon by security forces during anti-terror raids.
The president of Doctor's Without Borders warned that the blockade against Yemen will have devastating humanitarian consequences.
England's Football Association said it will back Michel Platini's bid to become president of FIFA.
It looks like the Shakira's little boy is shaping up to follow in his football playing father's footsteps!
Palestinian children were prevented from entering the Al-Aqsa compound Thursday while right-wing settlers visited the site.
The United States is delivering eight advanced fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday and Friday "as part of ongoing American support in Egypt and throughout the region," the U.S. embassy in Cairo said on Thursday.
The Taliban have reportedly appointed a new leader for the militant group following the Afghan government's conformation of Mullah Omar's death.
It's not all about the PKK.
Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a US-backed Syrian rebel group in the north of the country, dealing a blow to Washington’s struggling train-and-equip program to battle Daesh.
Four Lebanese activists have been charged for attacking Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas’ car during an anti-trash demonstration earlier this week.
Israeli announced its approval to build nearly 300 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El, as well as hundreds of new housing units in East Jerusalem.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved building 300 more housing units in the same illegal settlement in which a court ruled the destruction of two buildings.
A picture shows boats crossing the new waterway at the new Suez Canal in the Egyptian port city of Ismailia, east of Cairo
A picture shows boats crossing the new waterway at the new Suez Canal in the Egyptian port city of Ismailia, east of Cairo.
Dennis Quaid and Don Johnson among other Hollywood greats confirmed for first Dubai Celebrity Smash.
A drone targeting member of Ansar al-Sharia struck a car in in al-Mahfad in Abyan province.
A man in his 60s allegedly sexual harassed a seven-year-old girl at a cafeteria in one of Jeddah's public markets.
The Northeastern Badia District in Jordan showed low passing rates for students.
The Ministry of Economy said the revised fuel prices in the UAE will not have an impact on the price of consumer goods.
Salma Hayek a vision of elegance in tuxedo-style wrap dress at premiere of her animated movie Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet.
Small businesses have been severely hit by the pile-up as fewer customers enter the establishments.
Zamalek claimed their first Egyptian Premier League title in 11 years without kicking a ball on Tuesday after nearest challengers Ahly were held to a 1-1 draw by Smouha, ending a long wait for an elusive crown.
Palestinian group Fatah blocked the northwest entrance for its rival, Jund al-Sham, in a refugee camp in Lebanon.
The 61-year-old has set his sights on the top job in world football and feels he would be a better candidate than the current Uefa president
The Israeli military is reacting to an alleged "threat of terrorism" from Egypt's Sinai region after the Daesh affiliate formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis claimed responsibility for a rocket attack from Sinai into southern Israel earlier this month.
American pop diva Mariah Carey to give small "greatest hits" concert in Israel on her way back from Europe.
An Egyptian criminal court postponed its ruling on three journalists who worked for the Qatari news network.
The use of teenage suicide bombers and boy soldiers isn't exclusive to Daesh.
British award-winning singer Ellie Goulding will headline Dubai Music Week on September 24.
Clashes broke out after Israeli forces disguised as Arab citizens arrested and beat a group of Palestinian teens.
Iranian Khodro and German Mercedes-Benz will sign a deal soon for production of cars, Iran's auto manufacturer said.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon spoke in front of the Security Council on Wednesday, expressing his disappointment in the failure to implement previous peace resolutions in Syria.
Samsung has announced the date for its next Galaxy Unpacked event where the company will launch the next flagship Note.
Israel's parliament on Thursday legalized the ability to force-feed in times of hunger strikes.
Omar Sharif Jr talks about being gay and what his famous actor grandfather thought of it.
The cell consists of five Kuwaitis who claim to have been trained and indoctrinated by Daesh.
Haifa Musawi is breaking culture norms in the Gulf States as a bodybuilder and personal trainer.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Daesh has executed 3,065 people since establishing the so-called caliphate.
The current president Joseph Blatter is to step down at an extraordinary congress on February 26, 2016.
A mild earthquake hit the Dead Sea region, but no damage or injuries were reported.
Kurdish fighters from the PKK allegedly attacked a Turkish military convoy travelling from Karakocan to an outpost at Yogunagac.