November 29, 2013
Brazilian club Cruzeiro have denied rumours that Manchester United are about to sign their midfielder Everton Ribeiro...
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood call for protests after Friday prayers despite new limits on demonstrations
The 38-year-old says he always felt he would end his career at Old Trafford and revealed his favourite ever goal was his strike from the halfway line against Wimbledon in 1996
An alleged member of an Asian crime gang had reportedly claimed that he had an 'entire African football team' under his control and added that the qualifying games for the 2014 FIFA World Cup may have been fixed by crooked ' betting syndicates'.
Many were killed by Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters after they stormed Deir Attiyeh, according to Sham activist network
Most of the 680 small shops at Jordan’s Za'atari refugee camp employ children, the U.N. says
She's single and always ready to mingle? Looks like it for Elissa, who apparently doesn't want to get hitched - just yet!
The US National Security Agency has adopted a strategy of unearthing embarrassing sexual secrets of people it deemed to be Muslim “radicalisers” in a bid to undermine and discredit them, according to a report in the Huffington Post on Tuesday.
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran's sole nuclear power plant has killed seven people and injured 30, authorities said.
An explosion at a weapons depot in an air base south of Libya killed more than 40 people on Thursday, a security source said according to Reuters.
Oh, no! Myriam Klink is coming out with a horror movie. But nothing will be as scary as seeing her trying to act!
Roberto Martinez has once again stated that the defender Leighton Baines is not for sale. Manchester United were interested in both Baines and Marouane Fellaini;
November 28, 2013
Even though this hacker can't stand the Muslim Brotherhood, he couldn't just sit back and watch 14 conservative girls get thrown in the slammer; Turkey and Iran buttering up; "Iran, yea, that's cool, dude." and Israeli attitudes toward the Nakba.
Strobes of garish neon lights greet the visitor at the entrance of the Women’s Cafe in south Beirut, an ingeniously titled female-only establishment off Hadi Nasrallah Street that its customers say offers them an opportunity to be themselves, outside home.
After continuing his fine form with a stunning effort from distance in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence, the Real Madrid man backed his side for a long Champions League run
The plethora of questions expats in the Middle East may hear on their holidays “at home”.
The Seleccao's win over Sweden sees them jump nine places, while Brazil join them in a return to the top 10 as England and Belgium slip out of it
Cairo courts acquitted three police officers Thursday for torturing five Islamists who were under their custody during former president Hosni Mubarak's rule.
Dubai' recent bid win to host the 2020 World Expo has the potential to give Arab youth a brighter future by transforming the Middle East into a global hub of innovation.
A 15-second video showed the Crown Prince of Dubai sitting atop the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, and carrying the UAE flag in celebration of his country winning the World Expo 2020 bid.
At least fifteen people have been killed in Iraq Thursday in another day of multiple attacks throughout the country.
The IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said Thursday that Iran has invited the atomic energy agency to visit the Arak heavy-water plant on December 8.
A part of the stadium which was scheduled to host the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil had reportedly collapsed, killing three people and causing substantial damages.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton signs a financial agreement of €90 million in assistance to Egypt despite recent 'worrying reports'
Qatar's tourism is on the rise with the average hotel occupancy rate rose up to 7 percent in third quarter of 2013 alone.
UAE airline Etihad Airways will expand its flights between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne starting in December.
Can the EU's economic relationship with the GCC promote greater trade liberalization as well as region-to-region cooperation?
Syrian opposition and regime fighters clashed in Damascus Thursday, with the Syrian army recapturing Deir Attiyeh less than a week after rebels seized the strategic town.
Women who have fled Syria's civil war for Lebanon face sexual harassment by employers, landlords and even faith-based aid workers, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
Najwa Karam's got it all...but she still hasn't found that man she's looking for (and she's fine with it)
The lovely Najwa Karam has got it all in spades -- fame, money and L'Oreal at her (hands and) feet -- but she still can't find that special person to share it with.
Egypt's 50-member constitution panel may begin voting on Thursday afternoon, committee leader Amr Moussa has said.
Six people, including three footballers, have reportedly been arrested in England on suspicion of fixing football games in the country, sending shockwaves through the entire British football fraternity.
Qatar granted the Palestinian Authority (PA) $150 million to help its economy Wednesday according to reports from Thursday.
Leggy blonde Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton will be returning to Dubai next week to spin the decks at the Cavalli Club and promote her handbag range.
ICT "cloud" forecast: how will Middle Enterprises be affected by transformations in big data and storage?
ICT leaders globally are discussing how that the "changing face" of cloud, big data and storage, may affect enterprises and networks in the Middle East.
The Iranian coast guard seized two Saudi fishing vessels that entered Iran's territorial waters, a provincial official said late Wednesday.
Whatever Myriam Fares wears, women rush to stores to find the same outfit. However, they may be able to find her next wardrobe choice right in their living room!
In meeting with Majid Takhat Ravanchi Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in Europe and US Affairs, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt welcomed nuclear agreement between Iran and Group 5+1 in Geneva.
GAP's ad featuring Sikh model Waris Ahluwalia defaced with racist graffiti and anti-Muslim slurs, draws incredible response from company
Racist graffiti replaced the words ‘Make Love’ with ‘Make bombs’ on a Gap subway poster featuring Brooklyn designer Waris Ahluwalia. Gap reacted by placing Ahluwalia front and center on its Twitter and Facebook profiles. But more examples of graffiti are showing up.
UAE announced Wednesday that it will participate in the World Trade Organization's December meeting in Bali.
Telecom operator Etisalat launched "Business MiFi" this week, which allows customers from large, small and medium sized enterprises to "enrich their clients with a connected drive experience on the move."
Perhaps taking a little passive aggressive dig at Tom Cruise after the actor compared acting to fighting in Afghanistan, Meryl Streep has said that acting "is not like relief work in the Sudan".
We know she's controversial, but Maya Diab applies her brazen teachings even to her daughter K!
With Tuesday's announcement that the 2020 world expo will be held in Dubai, how will the emirate's economy transform over the upcoming years?
Residents of besieged Ghouta, the notorious Damascus suburb that was victim to August's chemical attacks, are now forced to eat zoo animals due to the lack of food in the area.
There has been an unprecedented mobilisation of extremist Al Qaeda-affiliated militants in the Ain El Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Sidon, south of Lebanon, according to a newspaper report published Thursday.
The United Nations announced Wednesday that it plans to send a 235-member special force to Libya in order to provide protection in light of the recent rise in attacks throughout the country.
Arab Idol winner and Icon Mohammad Assaf spreads a message of hope to fellow Palestinian refugees.
A U.N. official denied Wednesday that the Yemeni delegates had walked out of reconciliation talks, adding that both Sanaa and the U.N. are committed to bringing stability to the restive Gulf state.
The Syrian opposition National Coalition announced late Wednesday that the group will attend the proposed Geneva II talks aimed to solve the Syrian conflict, rejecting Iran's participation in the talks and reaffirming their position that Assad cannot play any role in Syria's future.
The Obama administration has offered to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal in international waters due to the difficulties faced by disposing of the weapons on any nation's soil.
NRJ HITS is sure to make Beliebers out of Lebanese viewers with hot jams from the likes of Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and Pink!
Adley Mansour taught those from the No Military Trial campaign that the new anti-protest law is for real and that class was in session; like Dubai? Ehh, not so much; surviving without a can opener; and order food online in Jordan now.
Several British MPs have urged Israel to come clean on its nuclear weapons program and called on the Tel Aviv regime to destroy its nuclear arsenal.
A French appeals court, ruling in a hotly debated religious rights case, on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a Muslim daycare worker for wearing a headscarf at a creche that demanded strict neutrality from its employees.
With a fast growing population in the GCC countries, with close to 60 per cent below 30 years old, the public sector is unable to sufficiently absorb school and university graduates as it could in the past; this presents an economic, education and social challenge for the region, says Deloitte.
Oil and gas exports account for around 97 percent of foreign currency earnings, despite the government’s long-stated commitment to developing the non-hydrocarbons sector.
Since he took office in August, Rouhani has made improving the country’s economy a priority.
November 27, 2013
Cesc Fabregas was probably Arsenal's last major goal scorer from midfield and every team with title aspirations certainly needs such a player.
Dubai is the first city in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region to host the World Expo, the highly celebrated international exhibition, the third largest global non-commercial event, following the Olympic Games and the Fifa World Cup.
Tunisian protesters have set fire to the office of the country’s ruling Ennahda Party in the central town of Qafsa.
There has been a lot of furore created by Wayne Rooney's kick, which may have been intentional despite the assurances from David Moyes, against Cardiff City's Jordan Mutch...
he foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Syria before proposed peace talks in Geneva scheduled for Jan. 22.
Syria rejects barring Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from political transition in the country.
Holy wine, Holy Grail: at the last supper, which grape variety produced the wine of blood red color?
In Israel Dr. Shivi Drori is searching through the ancient grape pips found by archeologists going back hundreds and thousands of years in an attempt to compare them with all the local grape varieties that he can find, whether they be wild or cultivated vines.
US secretary of state delivers video message on interim Iran agreement to American legislators.
Most Palestinians believe the renewal of peace talks with Israel was a mistake and over two thirds think the negotiations will fail, according to a poll released Wednesday.
The English media has claimed that Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas is set to lose his job at the club after Sunday's 6-0 loss to Manchester City.
The Juventus midfielder's current deal is set to expire at the end of the season - with no talks expected until February - and the 59-year-old has backed him to move to England
Israeli security forces killed three Palestinian militants late on November 26 after attempting to arrest them in the village of Yatta, the Shin Bet internal security service and army said.
Sattar Buksh has created quite a spur amongst the audience and is looking to give people a taste of both the worlds; a place where people can have their coffee with a ‘paratha’ and with some Nutella on the side.
Give me the gold! Why Middle East demand for the precious metal in the jewelry business is growing 25+ percent annually
Consumers' demand for gold jewelry
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched a $1.4 billion housing initiative Tuesday to benefit 10,000 citizens.
EU's bilateral grant funds to Jordan for 2011-2013 now exceed 330 million euros with Tuesday's announcement that the European Parliament has approved another 180 million euro package for Jordan.
Hundreds of Turks have crossed the border into Syria to fight with Al-Qaeda linked jihadists against the Damascus regime, according to a Turkish interior ministry report.
Chelsea once again were stifled by FC Basel as the English side has seen the Swiss side do the double over them this group stage. The Blues never seemed to get going in Switzerland on Tuesday night and failed to do little to impress in the 1-0 defeat away.
Iran’s Foreign Minister says the country’s enrichment activities at Natanz and Fordow facilities would continue, but at a range of 3.5 to 5 percent purity level, and that their capacities would not be expanded.
Turkey has received backing for Izmir’s Expo 2020 bid from 60 countries, and is confident of winning the bid, the country’s transport minister Binali Yıldırım was quoted as saying by Turkish media.
Do you like yourself some Sheikh Imam music? Then head to Falaki Theatre Wednesday or Thursday night to hear Maryam Saleh get her folk on.
Egyptian actors and filmmakers are all in uproar over Khaled Youssef’s inability to keep legislation from passing that has civilians be tried at military court, including a very upset Mina Shalabi.
Why has it taken Donia Samir Ghanem so long to release her latest album?
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has refused claims that goalkeeper Joe Hart will leave the team during the January transfer window.
Islamic banks may need to reorient their operation in order to "enter the next cycle of growth," according to some bank executives.
Qatar's telecommunications firm, Ooredoo launched its first sukuk Tuesday. The Islamic bond is worth $1.25 billion and will have a profit rate of 3.039 percent.
GCC and ASEAN voted Tuesday to name Bahrain's Manama the 2014 capital of tourism.
UAE-based EMS will release five new smartphones in the Emirates on December 10th.
Leaders of Saudi industrial companies are meeting with French counterparts this week to discuss nuclear supply chain development and collaboration.
Qamar is pregnant again. And yet again the father denies it as his baby. Who has she gotten herself involved with this time around?
Multiple attacks in Iraq Wednesday morning have already left 11 people dead.
An Egyptian prosecutor ordered Wednesday the arrest of two leading activists, Ahmed Maher and Alaa Abdel Fattah, for inciting protests.
The Saudi Juliet and her Yemeni Romeo have spawned a following; there's even a Facebook page, entitled “We are all Huda and Arafat”; Saudi not too pleased with Iranian deal; the real news on Yemen; and picking up chicks in KSA.
As-Safir newspaper reported Wednesday that Israel has installed a new spying station in Mount Hermon near the Lebanese border.
Singer-songwriter Arik Einstein died in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night.
A new rebel alliance formed among various Syrian opposition groups shared with reporters Tuesday that they want the future of the Syrian state to be a democratic and "Islamic" one that is ruled through a Shura council.
Some are happy, some aren't, about the fact that American Jennifer Grout may win Arabs Got Talent. Read more inside about Grout's journey that led her to AGT.
Nearly 28 years ago, Abdullah Al Zahrani of Saudi Arabia visited the Grand Mosque with his family. However, the Saudi family forgot one thing during their visit, or rather, it was stolen from them: their baby boy. 28 years later, an Israeli man has called the family claiming that he is indeed Zahraini's son.
Fifi Abdo often plays the role of an evil mother-in-law on screen. But, what will she be like in real life, now that her daughter's about to get hitched?
Mohammad Assaf is partying in the USA! The most exciting stop of all might be his Monday for UN officials in New York in celebration of the International Day of Solidarity.
Clashes between security officers and TV reporters from Lebanon's Al-Jadeed television statement sparked a mass protests in Beirut late Tuesday.