September 10, 2014
Libya's army, lead by rogue General Haftar, called on Islamist militias to disarm, ahead of a renewed assault on the eastern city of Benghazi.
Hajj season is almost upon us, and in October an estimated three million Muslims from around the world will congregate in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the Islamic pilgrimage.
In the report, OPEC cut its 2014 global oil demand growth forecast for a third consecutive month and also reduced its assessment of the requirement for its members’ crude oil.
“It is just a coincidence that iPhone 6 launching in Mena [Middle East and North Africa] at the same time. We wish Apple much success in the premium mobile device market,” said Sculley.
Providing weapons to Lebanon has been prioritized and delivery should be imminent, the French Ministry said.
Anti-government protests in Yemen continued Wednesday across the country a day after security forces opened fire on demonstrators.
Israeli forces shot and killed a 22-year-old Palestinian man in the al-Amari refugee camp Wednesday, close to Ramallah.
Croatian tennis ace Marin Cilic's victory at the US Open has led to British number one Andy Murray slipping out of the world's top 10 for the first time since 2008.
From the Middle East to the Mediterranean: Jordan cinema sweeps the Venice International Film Festival
Critics say Marhaba to filmmakers from the Middle East; four Jordanian films received special recognition at this year's Venice International Film Festival.
After getting slammed on social media for her curvacious figure, the "Bad Romance" hitmaker responded by saying she'd "rather be fat than shallow". We wonder how much Gaga flesh the UAE fans will see tonight!
Emirati Mother Monster fans go gaga as the Lady herself lands at Dubai airport.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Hamas is getting stronger and enjoying majority support among the Palestinian public with repeated bouts of Tel Aviv’s military conflict.
Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas will star in his first film directed by Yasser Zayed and is seeking a certain belly dancer to star alongside him.
What is already clear about Obama's approach to ISIS is that it will not involve ground troops and will take time. What else will be revealed today? Surviving incest; Kuwait holding auditions for theater productions; and the people you'll see at the Beirut Airport.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Baghdad Wednesday to hold talks with Iraq's new prime minister.
Egyptian singer Khaled Salim cried upon remembering the late Algerian singer Wardah.
After several failed attempts to win his ex-wife Hannan Turk back, Khaled Khatab has moved on and married a younger woman.
The British jihadi bride hell-bent on murder - and whining about her lost cat: 'Terror twin' tweets fears for missing kitten - before posting pictures of her holding an AK47.
The Turkish government has yet again made moves to censor the internet.
Residents of one UAE neighborhood are planning to launch a social media campaign to voice their anger after popular ice cream trucks were banned from entering their community.
Saudi Arabia has called a conference on counter-terrorism Thursday in Jeddah.
An IDF unit sent to arrest a Hamas member in Ramallah encountered violent disturbances when approximately 50 Palestinians hurled rocks, firebombs, and burning tires, the army said.
Bring on the Bavarians and the beer! Who says you need to be in Germany to party hardy Oktoberfest style?!
US pop star Lady Gaga arrives at Dubai International airport on September 8, 2014, on her fourth world tour as ArtRave
US pop star Lady Gaga arrives at Dubai International airport on September 8, 2014, on her fourth world tour as ArtRave
Egyptians held multiple protests across the country to voice their displeasure over Egypt's economy.
Revolutionary artists Eskenderella have released their very first album called Safha Gedida (A New Page).
A Yazidi girl captured by Islamic State (IS) has revealed the extreme abuse she suffers as a sex slave at the hands of IS extremists.
The United States is reluctantly but decisively becoming engaged in the civil wars in Iraq and Syria as it seeks to combat Isis, which calls itself Islamic State.
Libya's parliament, escaping from the militant-occupied capital of Tripoli, has taken refuge abroad a Greek car ferry in Tobruk harbor.
One Arab techie blogger says the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are amazing but the real Apple Watch is something that is truly out-of-this world great! For IS to be stopped, Iran must be controlled as well; and the reason Arabs 'hate' each other is multi-faceted.
On a late-summer morning in northern Jordan, as the sun rose over the city of Irbid, perched high on a desert ridge, a young father prepared to die at sea.
Kuwait is suspending a programme under which foreign winners of big government contracts are required to invest in the local economy.
Idlib bombing kills 45 high-ranking militants in Syria
The family of murdered journalist Steven Sotloff believe his location was sold to Islamic State (Isis) militants for up to $50,000 (£30,000) by a moderate rebel group in Syria.
Record Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher will continue his recovery at home from injuries suffered in a ski accident late last year, his management said Tuesday.
Jordan's national team continued preparations for the Asian Cup next year, managing a draw with China 1-1 last night in Harbin.
September 9, 2014
Nasser Al Khater is sure there will be a consensus on what time of the year the competition will be held and says they will work on cooling stadiums as well as fan areas
The launch of the new iPhone is expected to be one of the largest events this year.
The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.
More than two thirds of young Iranian Internet users are using illegal software to reach websites that are officially banned, according to government research cited by media on Monday.
With 'boat season' coming to an end, Turkish coast guard see sharp rise in attempted migrant crossings
During the past three days alone, 424 people attempting to make the dangerous crossing to European territory were found during search and rescue operations off the Turkish coast.
Kuwait’s Global Investment House said on Tuesday it aimed to relist its shares on the Kuwaiti bourse, after its listing was cancelled last year because of accumulated debt.
Aiming to reduce dependency: an inside look into Jordan's attempts to increase domestic energy production
Jordan has recently sought to establish alternative energy sources and diversify its imports. It is also building two liquefied natural gas terminals, to be finished by 2017, which will be used to import gas for electricity generation.
The report states that 88 percent of the migrant domestic workers surveyed said they would not have come to Lebanon “had they fully known the reality.”
In an "I said," "the media said," Egyptian singer and actress Ruby denies marriage claims.
A Palestinian detainee died in an Israeli hospital on Tuesday, a Palestinian official said.
Lebanese stars do Murex d'Or in typical avante-garde style-- showing that the classic black numbers are still winners on the red carpet!
The Palestinian envoy to Egypt says Arab League (AL) member states have supported the Palestinian appeal to the United Nations (UN) to recognize Palestine as an independent state.
Saudis deny rumors that would allow direct flights from Israel for Haj
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced that a TV replay system allowing coaches to challenge a referee's decision may be trialled next year.
Abbas wants UN to replace US as leading negotiator in peace talks, aide says.
Israeli forces arrested four fishermen off the coast of Gaza Tuesday for allegedly being outside the "permitted fishing zone".
The second Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will host the Middle East premiere of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.
Manchester United and Arsenal reportedly have better 'cost-per-trophy' ratio than their big-spending rivals Chelsea and Manchester City in the Premier League.
Iran's security forces allegedly arrested three people under suspicion of attempting to cross into Iraq to join the Islamic State.
After a dating show contestant 'mentioned' he killed his wives, Seda Sayan hosted the murderer on her morning show and controversy ensued; Lebanese MP spends the evening with dozens of supermodels; and no land for Palestinians says Sisi.
Two Yemeni Houthi members have allegedly been killed while trying to storm a government building in Sanaa Tuesday.
Two-thirds of the Swedish House Mafia are set to round off next month’s Sandance line-up.
An Israeli cult leader has been convicted of a number of sexual offenses.
Next year's holy month will have us feasting our eyes on Adel Imam in not one but two dramas!
Two Palestinian minors were arrested by Israeli forces while they were playing outside their house in the central West Bank.
Egyptian forensics inspected seven men and found them to be "not gay."
Just between us judges: Wael Kfoury finally opens up on the talk show "Al Hakam" with Wafa Al Kilani
We've seen him judge others on Arab Idol, but now Wael Kfoury gets questioned by Wafa Al Kilani on the show "Al Hakam" (The Judge) that's aired on MBC1.
A Palestinian man has died in Gaza from injuries obtained from Israel's assault in the Strip. The 22-year-old was critically wounded after Israeli forces shelled his neighborhood.
A woman in the UAE thought she was pregnant but when she went to the doctor it turned out to be a tumor.
Egyptian actor Nour El Sharif has had some serious health issues, but he's remain zipped lipped about it until his recent interview on the talk show "Inta Hur" (You are Free).
Syrians, who are fleeing the violence some from the cities of Idlib or Aleppo
Iraq's parliament officially named Haider al-Abadi as the country's new prime minister and approved the majority of his cabinet.
The EU foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, was hopeful about making progress in talks with Iran over Tehran's nuclear energy program.
In prep for their new hot and steamy movie together, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are studying the self-defense system developed for the military in Israel.
The Arab League backed Lebanon in the country's ongoing battle with rising terrorism, emphasizing the need to support the army against ISIS and Nusra Front.
Sending out a sincere social media apology, Backstreet Boys' band member Howie Dorough assures Israeli fans that their nixed concert will be rescheduled, maybe in spring 2015.
Security sources in Lebanon's tense Bekaa Valley denied that there is any linkage between recent kidnappings and IS militants beheading two soldiers.
Lebanese Christians and Muslims have shown their hate for IS by burning its flag but all the government cares about is the desecration of 'Allah's' name'; the eight responses every parent gives their children; and Sara El Khatib's final words.
His Royal Highness Prince Hassan of Jordan met Pope Francis late last week and called for the establishment of a new worldwide humanitarian order.
Egyptian superstar's stray solo track-- a dedication to his daughter -- finds its way on the internet ahead of the official album release date causing a ripple across the musical Mediterranean mainstream.
Marin Cilic hammered Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Monday to win the US Open, following in the footsteps of his coach and 2001 Wimbledon winner Goran Ivanisevic.
Anti-terror police are set to arrest up to 12 British associates of Islamic State executioner Jihadi John, it has been reported.
Arabs get internationally recognized for the amazing talkers we are!
The Dubai Metro will celebrate on Tuesday its fifth anniversary amid very healthy indicators of success in the operational efficiency
“Provided there is a political transition in Syria followed by a reconstruction drive, Bank Audi will be among the first to grab this opportunity,” he added.
The first phase of Dubai Parks & Resorts will comprise three theme parks: Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, and LEGOLAND Dubai. The
The young Barcelona attacker has been criticised in some quarters for not choosing to represent Morocco, but he says he always intended to represent la Roja
September 8, 2014
The Arsenal striker struck twice to down Vladimir Petkovic's side in their Euro 2016 qualifier, whilst also easing the scrutiny on the under-fire 67-year-old
Iran exported $237 million of pistachio in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year
The expansion could allow Dubai’s fast-growing flagship carrier Emirates to shift its operations to the new facility by the mid-2020s, airport officials said.
Seven activists, sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison, have started a hunger strike in the premises of a state-appointed rights watchdog.
Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been on the forefront of capital expenditures compared to their GCC peers in the past few years.
The scope of Palestinian and Israeli foodways extends beyond gastro-nationalistic debates on the provenance of za’tar and knafeh or legal battles between Palestinians and Israelis regarding access to and ownership of agricultural land.
Five women, of whom four Saudis and one Yemeni, are set to be tried by a specialized criminal court for terror-related activities.
Rotana brings us a new talent show - 'seeking Nabila Obeid.'
Discussions at the meeting also covered other issues, including the integration of technology into classrooms, education level indicators in the Kingdom, and how to develop school curricula.
George Clooney took his fiance Amal Alamuddin to a Celebrity Fight Night in Italy on Sunday.
Brace yourself, or even steel yourself for the latest MBC talent show this season -- it's "Qawi Qalbak" (Fortify your heart! Grit your teeth)
A French journalist held hostage in Aleppo has alleged that one of his captors was a Frenchman suspected of an attack on a Jewish museum in Brussels.
What reason did Assi Helani have to turn down a special invitation to the Morex De Awards ceremony in Lebanon?
The centre-back revealed that that he could also have continued his career in La Liga or the Premier League but that he did not want to leave the Stadio Olimpico
Roger Federer says that he will not obsess over winning an 18th Grand Slam title, after putting up a dismal show in the US Open semi-finals.
Syrian refugees in a southern village in Lebanon have been given 48 hours to leave.