September 21, 2016
A roundup of Twitter users in the Middle East shows some either reject the message or misunderstand it entirely.
Afghan-born Rahami who is a naturalised US citizen is accused on 10 counts including the use of weapons of mass destruction and the use of a destructive device.
HRH Prince Ali, president of the Jordan Football Association (JFA), on Monday discussed boosting women’s empowerment through sports with Norway’s Minister of Culture and Sports Cathrine Hofstad Helleland.
Parliamentary politics struggles against widespread apathy in the Kingdom.
Perpetrator wounded by security forces after rushing at building with a knife; no Israelis injured in incident.
Hind Al Fayez was furious after ballot boxes were stolen from her district.
More ‘strategic evacuations’ from Syria to come while attack on aid convoys snuffs out hopes for peace
Missiles tore into a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo Province on Monday night as a partial US and Russia-led ceasefire collapsed in a fresh round of airstrikes and recriminations. It’s not yet clear who was directly responsible, but if it was designed to snuff out any final flickers of hope of diplomatic progress, it appears to have had the desired effect.
Images from Amaq are on Twitter, but don’t offer much proof the soldiers came from The New Syrian Army.
The Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry is focusing its efforts to encourage businesses to look closer to home rather than investing abroad.
Indonesia is monitoring the return of citizens from Syria, fearing Daesh-linked attacks to take place in their home country.
The iconic singer will perform the day before Rihanna and the Chemical Brothers, but opinion is divided over whether Lionel Richie is a good fit for F1!
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Over 65 million refugees have fled their homes worldwide as a result of armed conflict.
The Egyptian founder of Al Hezb El Comedy is up against comedians from 56 countries in Laugh Factory's Funniest Person in the World contest,!
Eli Cohen, famous Israeli spy, was hanged by the Syrian government in 1964. Now, new footage of his hanging in downtown Damascus has surfaced.
A 13-year-old girl was shot in the legs at the Eliyahu checkpoint when she did not stop.
Standard & Poor's expects a six percent loan growth, deterioration of asset quality, and reduced profitability for GCC banks this year as low oil prices continue to exert pressure.
Meanwhile Russia has accused rebels of destroying the convoy via a ground attack, not the air.
As if we haven't seen it all already (unimpressed face).
News that Jolie filed for divorce broke yesterday and are making headlines worldwide.
The strike by 200 medical and non-medical staff of one of Saudi's largest private medical facilities began three weeks ago but is growing momentum.
The latest Oxfam report revealed the breadth of displacement and civilian casualties in Yemen, and warned of an impending humanitarian crisis.
An independent study revealed that headscarf-wearing women with Turkish names have to send almost five times as many job applications as a native German to get a job interview.
He didn't hear the news from them first though.
DAE has acquired 80 percent of Amman-based Joramco from The Abraaj Group for an undisclosed sum.
Seven Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in Hebron since Thursday, after a period of relative calm since a wave of unrest spread across the occupied territory nearly a year ago, which has seen 230 Palestinians killed by Israelis and 32 Israelis killed by Palestinians.
Is she that cute?
Loved up or trouble in paradise?
Egyptian President Sisi addressed the UN general assembly on a wide range of issues facing Egypt.
Al Raha Group for Technical Services has landed a fixed-price US Air Force contract for support of the Saudi Arabian F-15 fleet.
Dubai-based Emirates has confirmed that a fee will be applicable for select seats, but other airlines are already doing the same.
Regev plans to set sail with 30 other women from Messina, Sicily, to the Gaza Strip aboard the Amal to protest Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.
The UAE proposed extreme measures to combat people using their phones while driving.
The actress posted a photo with an alleged tumor on her back!
Turkey is looking to invest in upcoming infrastructure projects in Kuwait that are valued at $150B.
The Greek government will host displaced family aboard two ships, as more than half of the camp was destroyed.
Etihad Airways unveiled the exhibition of fashion and travel images by celebrity photographers as part of London Fashion Week.
Obama said the international community must either move forward or recede into old divisions of religion and race.
Iran will trim the Airbus order by six aircraft in order to expedite the process of export approvals from the US Treasury Department.
The tax on cigarettes and tobacco products in Oman has been raised for the first time in 17 years as the country seeks to raise revenues and bridge its budget deficit.
UNRWA offices were closed as residents protested increasing lawlessness in the camp.
A monitor group found 624 violations by media outlets during the election season.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon delivered scathing criticism accusing the Syrian regime of intentionally attacking a UN humanitarian aid convoy.
September 20, 2016
Aysegul Terzi told Turkey's Show TV she often finds herself crying over the attack; is that “perfection” really dependent on weight loss?; and troubling the easy dichotomy between secular and religious, good and bad.
But the International Basketball Federation hasn’t budged.
More than 3,000 refugees reached Greek islands in the month of August.
The total number of voters for the 2013 elections stood at 1.2 million.
Sports suspension in the country is considered a great challenge that should be resolved as soon as possible, a Kuwait Football Association (KFA) official said on Tuesday.
Some have accused the group having ties to jihadists in Syria.
The attacking duo have made a swift recovery and will be back in Real Madrid's squad after missing out at the weekend
Scores of Palestinians have been detained in recent months for social media activity.
Uber is offering free rides to Jordanians headed to the polls today.
Mohammed bin Rashid hails achievements of UAE team at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games
And that tells us a lot about how we think about risk.
Turkey shut down about 1,000 Gulen-affiliated schools and has started a program aimed at instilling anti-coup attitudes in students.
Pressure cooker bomb in recent New York bombing similar to one used in Boston Marathon, al-Qaeda literature
Pressure cooker bombs found in New York bear a strikingly similar resemblance to designs found in al-Qaeda’s Inspire magazine.
Saudi authorities cracked down on four separate Daesh plots, arresting 17 people and seizing explosive devices.
For the first time in nine months, Egypt's coach Hector Cuper called-up Ittihad of Jeddah winger Mahmoud 'Kahraba' Abdel-Moneim for next month's World Cup qualifier against Congo.
Qatar Women Handball team beat Jordan 22-19 to win the title of the Inaugural West Asian Women's Handball Championship 2016 in Doha on Monday.
Iraq says its army and volunteer forces have begun operations to rid a town near the Daesh stronghold of Mosul of the extremist group’s presence.
Authorities at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport dispatched armed security teams and emergency units to surround the Boeing 777-300 plane after receiving a distress signal indicating a hijacking incident.
Rahami, 28, traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan in 2013 and 2011 and appeared to have become more religious after his trips.
More than 724,000 registered refugees in Jordan will receive free high-speed internet access for five years as part of UNHCR’s Connectivity for Refugees Programme.
The Queen made these remarks in her capacity as a humanitarian advocate during a roundtable on international action at the UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants, while on a working visit to New York with His Majesty King Abdullah.
Ground-breaking as it was, Rami Malek's victory on Sunday night was preceded by a handful of Emmy wins by Arab talent.
Faisal al-Kasim asks why Sunni rebels haven’t expelled Shias from the areas they control on “The Opposite Direction.”
For Palestinians in the homeland as well as in exile, oral history production centers around a common experience of displacement.
The Jordanian elections kicked off Tuesday morning with a few internet problems and minor issues at polling stations.
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Projects will include installing aerial tramway, building convention centre, a 300-room hotel and retail outlets in the 'Green Governorate".
The Lebanese Labor Minister introduced a plan to return non-working Syrian refugees to designated safe zones within their country.
App-based car services such as Uber and Careem will soon be subject to tighter controls in Abu Dhabi.
Emirati artist Hassan Sharif had work displayed at the Guggenheim and Centre Pompidou, making him one of the most well-known Arab artists in the world.
Everyone from the Islamic Action Front to the secularist Ma'an party are aiming to make waves in Jordan's parliamentary elections.
The Tunisian President and US Secretary of State met in New York City to discuss tensions at the Tunisian-Libyan border.
'HAKAWI: Ambitious Saudi' is a series of six short films that will feature personalities such as Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman to climb Mt Everest.
Failure to pass a bill which allows OECD members to ask for disclosure of suspicious bank accounts could see Lebanese banks blacklisted by G20 nations.
Some blamed the US, others Russia, and a few even laughed at the news.
The first hotel in Hurghada to abide by Islamic Sharia has shut down after only 30 months of operation.
Al-Adnani was notorious for his audio messages calling for attacks on Daesh's enemies, including civilian targets in the West.
Rescue personnel first moved children to safety, before occupants were forced to flee the camp as the blaze spread. Many refugees then made their way to the island capital, Mytilini, some six kilometres away, where boats leave for Athens.
Shoot to kill policy continues: Israeli forces kill two Palestinians following alleged stabbing attacks
Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told Ma'an that two Palestinians were "apprehended and neutralized" at the Ibrahimi mosque checkpoint in Hebron after carrying out a stabbing attack on a border police officer.
Domestic workers in Dubai receive the highest salaries in the region, according to a new global survey by HelperChoice.
Rami Malek did his best to avoid soaking Jimmy Kimmel's suit with tears after picking up the Lead Actor gong at the Emmy Awards on Sunday. Aww!
Daesh militants reportedly attacked a security headquarters in al-Rutba in western Iraq, police officer Ahmed al-Duleimi.
The United Nations said 18 of 31 trucks taking part in an aid mission near Urum al-Kubra, north-west of Aleppo city in northern Syria, were hit.
Telecoms operators Touch and Alfa have submitted pricing plans for government approval, proposing cuts from 10 to 40 percent for 4G and other internet services.
The culinary reality show brings 15 men and women from all over the Arab world to compete in front of celebrity chefs over 13 episodes.
Millions of Shia Muslims across the world, including in Iran, are celebrating the Eid al-Ghadeer, which marks the appointment of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), by Islam’s most revered figure, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as his successor.
The move follows the recent Saudization of the telecom sector and is part of ongoing efforts to create more job opportunities for Saudi women.
Employees, employers and the current recruitment system is allowing the black market of workers to thrive, according to an Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry board member.
But the German Chancellor maintains it was 'absolutely right' to provide refuge for the one million who sought refuge in Germany last year.
Afghanistan is looking to the UAE to help fill a gap of $6B for infrastructure and power-generation programmes which will also be supported by international aid.
Arab passengers at Israel's airports are frequently subjected to strip searches and 'security escorts.'
September 19, 2016
They will all be produced by director Majid Al Ansari.
The shaky ceasefire in Syria has been called off after multiple violations on all sides.
Western allies have shied away from creating a no-fly zone on Turkey's border with Syria, saying it would take significant forces to patrol.
National Iranian basketball team had the better of South Korea in a final match to win trophy at 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge in Tehran.