February 15, 2017
Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdelrahman has been suspended for two years by the World Anti-Doping Agency after failing two doping tests.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has postponed a medical tourism campaign visit to Egypt following his side’s 4-0 defeat against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday.
An estimated 191,000 civilians have been displaced in eastern Mosul due to fighting between Daesh and Iraqi forces.
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The Ghana international attacker is one of more than 40 players to have been punished for the crime
Turkey has announced its candidacy to host the European football Championship in 2024, joining Germany in the running.
Meanwhile, Michel Aoun's comments describing Hezbollah as a 'crucial' part of Lebanon's defenses caused an uproar in the region.
Supporters of the Amal party violently attacked the headquarters of al-Jadeed television channel on Tuesday night.
The comments came on the eve of White House talks between Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as a senior White House official said the decision to shape future peace lies in the hands of Palestinians and Israelis themselves.
Most of the models were also reportedly immigrants or second generation Americans.
The Jordan Tourism Board is in the final stage of negotiations to bring more tourists from the UK and Italy to Aqaba via low-cost carriers.
Israeli forces carry out detention raids across the occupied territory on a near-daily basis, with the UN recording an average of 95 weekly raids in the West Bank in 2016, and 100 weekly raids on average thus far in 2017.
Protests took place across the nation, as many others took to social media to remember those who were killed half-a-dozen years ago.
Nokia is remaking the beloved classic 3310 phone which will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February.
Major infrastructure projects in Bahrain, mainly in hospitality and luxury segments, will continue despite financial challenges, according to a report by property consultancy firm CBRE.
Earlier, Sheikh Mohammad surprised residents with his visit to Madinat Jumeirah.
The British Tourism Authority has opened a new office in Riyadh for the purpose of attracting more Saudi visitors to London.
At least we have got rid of the man who called Islam "a cancer".
A bomb blast also struck Manama earlier this month, leaving no casualties.
Opposition forces appear to have encircled a number of militias belonging to Iran and Lebanese group Hizballah in the town of Kafraya
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The puppy had been trapped in a 70 meter well for eleven days.
Despite no change in the camera from the Huawei Mate 9, the Mate 9 Pro is a very different phone.
The Nubian human rights defenders fighting for the right of return are slandered as anti-national trouble makers, digging up 'ancient history' to destabilise and disrupt Egypt's alleged march into the future.
The Tunisian PM insisted cooperation with Germany on asylum seekers was working well.
The fantabulous Aussie singer will enchant the DWC audience with her endless hits on 25 March.
It seems Moqtada al-Sadr's calls for a change to the Iraq's electoral commission are not popular outside the country.
The rival army chief and the head of the country's unity government in Cairo made the agreement on Tuesday.
Egypt's arrears owed to foreign oil companies stood at $3.5 billion at the end of December, down from $3.6 billion in September.
And it's taking place this weekend.
"A two-state solution that doesn't bring peace is not a goal that anybody wants to achieve," a senior White House official told Reuters.
5G deployments will positively affect virtually every industry sector, with manufacturing set to see the largest share of 5G-enabled economic activity in 2035, according to a report by Qualcomm Technologies.
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The opposition factions that took part in the [first] Astana negotiations have reportedly been invited to the talks over the next two days.
Hundreds of Uber drivers in Qatar are striking in protest over a new pricing policy which they argue will negatively affect their earnings.
After eight years of U.S.-Israeli differences under Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, Netanyahu is hoping to establish a strong bond with the staunchly pro-Israel Trump administration.
Supported by Saudi’s General Entertainment Authority, the three-day event will take place from February 16-18 at Take Off RC Club in Jeddah.
As regional transformation programmes gather momentum, the Middle East's major economies present increasingly attractive non-oil, long-term investment opportunities, says a UBS report.
The Mars 2117 Project aims to establish the first inhabitable human settlement in Mars by 2117.
Iraqi air force F-16 jets struck a meeting of top Daesh commanders on February 11 but provided no additional information has been given on Baghdadi's fate.
February 14, 2017
In a latest development, a study has revealed that work-hard, play-hard culture may put elite athletes at higher risk of substance abuse.
Fourteen-year-old Qusai Habboub has big ambitions, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
The sixth edition of Qatar Sports Day Kicked off Tuesday. The event launches in the second Tuesday of February of every year in compliance with an Emiri decision.
Conditions in the city have been deteriorating since November.
Jordan finished the West Asian Table Tennis Championships with four gold, four silver and five bronze medals after a glorious final day in Aqaba, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
UAE Rugby is hosting 4 touch-rugby festivals across the Emirates as part of celebrations for UAE National Sports Day on Thursday, February 16th.
Virginia became the third state to block Trump's executive order on the grounds that it violated the First Amendment of the US Constitution.
Operation Euphrates Shield, in which Turkish forces are backing Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters, is currently focused on taking the town of Al-Bab, 30 kilometers (18 miles) south of the Turkish border.
No, seriously, romance might be dead in the Middle East...
Israeli forces detained Muhammad Murtaja, a coordinator for the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), and added that the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv was making calls to release him.
GCC member state Kuwait has been tasted with re-establishing contact with Iran after a diplomatic row last year caused several Gulf countries to break ties with the country.
Driven, in part, by domestic tourism, Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute more than $81 billion to the country’s GDP by 2026.
As well as large numbers of non-combatants in Iraq.
'Kedi' is being premiered in the United States after its 2016 Turkish release.
While the contraction in oil revenues have forced governments to rationalise and prioritise spending, all have been adopting measures to augment and diversify revenues through new sources.
Chancellor Angela Merkel cancelled the meeting after the Israeli Knesset passed a law retroactively legalizing some 4,000 illegal settlements.
While millions of Yemenis are suffering serious food and water shortages due to the ongoing conflict, the cultivation and sale of Khat is expanding. Consumers say chewing the mild narcotic plant is their only escape, but the increased demand is putting pressure on Yemen's agricultural production.
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Finally, babysitting grandmothers will be compensated with something more substantial than love and appreciation.
Combining design thinking, industry, technology and business, the Innovation Factory is a space for individuals and collectives to take their ideas from prototypes to ultimately finished products.
Regime helicopters dropped chlorine bombs on rebel-held eastern Aleppo between November 17 to December 13, killing at least nine people, including four children.
A surge in local cotton prices ahead of next month's planting season and a crackdown on ersatz Egyptian cotton worldwide are reviving interest in cultivating the long-neglected crop.
Peace and love are not out of reach in the Middle East, if you know what to say!
The report "exposes how entrenched impunity has fostered a culture in which violations by security forces have been able to thrive."
The company behind Dubai Parks and Resorts reported a $132M loss for 2016, with costs related to the opening of its multiple theme parks.
Twelve years on since his assassination, many in Lebanon have expressed their continuing sadness on social media.
Women are still be banned from competitive sports such as volleyball, basketball and football.
Bayt's CV Search function allows employers to search the candidate profiles, conduct customized searches and filtering to help find right talent for the job.
A second tranche of a further one billion-dollar sovereign issuance by Iraq is likely to come to market before the end of the first quarter of 2017.
“Our objective here is (to establish) an area of at least 4,000, 5,000 square kilometers free from terrorism, to create a safe zone,”
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Country bans VDay celebrations.
Celebrities flaunted the Lebanese designer's couture at the Grammys.
nitiating negotiations requires seriousness and concrete measures to build trust.”
Russian flights will be flying to Cairo, Sharm El-Sheikh, and Hurghada, bringing hopes for a tourism revival in Egypt's South Sinai.
Valentine’s Day is here and across the world are again loosening up their purse strings to celebrate love.
Lebanese farmers are incurring huge losses yearly due to border closures and regional competition, and are urging the government to up the one percent budget contribution to agriculture.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are to meet to discuss the conflict.
The level of Saudi cuts in January shows that the Kingdom went beyond its OPEC obligations under a deal cut last year to balance world markets.
Hamas officials said on Monday that Yahya Sinwar, a senior commander of the Ezzedine Qassam Brigades, was elected to head the movement’s political office in Gaza.
February 13, 2017
Celine finished off her elegant look with pulled back tresses and glowing makeup.
The films from DIFF’s 13th edition have won nine Golden Globe Awards, nine BAFTA awards and received 30 Oscar nominations.
The singer, known for her famous hit "Torn," announced Sunday that she was cancelling the concert slated for March 1.
Manny Pacquiao revealed on Sunday that his April fight against Jeff Horn will be in the UAE, but Horn’s promoters are adamant it will still be in Australia as initially planned.
Oman has been granted the rights to host the hockey qualifiers for the 2018 Asian Games as well as the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) congress later this year, according to Talib al Wahaibi, the chairman of the Oman Hockey Association (OHA).
Russian has finished second three times in 13 appearances in the emirate
Tunisia won the bronze medal of the Women's 1st World Championship of the Sport-boule lyonnaise, Sunday in Saint-Vulbas (France) after conceding defeat to China 0-6 in the semi-final.
The militant groups have not commented on the report so far.
Iran’s veteran wrestler Nasser Hosseinpour has died of colon cancer after suffering a nearly three-long battle with the malady that had invaded other parts of his body, and had even struck him with a brain hemorrhage.
408 civilians, including many women and children, died when the US targeted the bomb shelter on February 13 1991.
Twenty rebels and government troops were killed overnight in clashes as warring parties pushed north along Yemen's western coast.
Jordan's fatwa department did not see it as a laughing matter.
The first phase of investment targets construction of 50 schools in Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh this year, while a second phase will establish 50 more schools in other densely populated cities.
Religious leaders gathered at former prime minister Rafik Hariri's grave in downtown Beirut on the eve of the anniversary of his death.
"We are not worried, but very optimistic because when an idiot resides in the White House, this is the beginning of the release for the oppressed in the world."
Michel Aoun speaks ahead of his first visit to Egypt for talks with Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi
Muscat International Airport’s new terminal will be operational by the end of 2017, and will be able to handle 12 million passengers per year.
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"If negotiations are dead they can always resurrect."