February 8, 2016
With 90 percent market share, Dubai's Savant Data Systems is helping retailers understand footfall patterns to make the right business decisions.
A string of attacks in Iraq yesterday left ten dead.
Solving the tourism crisis in Sharm El-Sheikh requires unconventional solutions, such as a mega-mall, world-class stadium and an international theater, says the IDBE chairman.
AFP photographer Ozan Kose asks himself a difficult question when he finds a baby washed up on the Turkish coast; What to do when confrontation no longer works in the Middle East; Two taxi rides gave a small glimpse into some of the daily realities of Jerusalem’s Palestinian residents.
Londoner Alexanda Kotey revealed to be member of Daesh execution cell known as the Beatles.
Hundreds of people showed up at a meeting to debate the issue.
The World Government Summit will discuss the future of eight vital sectors for development, such as education, healthcare, labor, innovation and government action.
A Scud missile fired from Yemen missed its target after being intercepted by Saudi air defenses.
Israeli forces carried out overnight raids in Tulkarem on Monday, detaining at least 18 Palestinians.
Oman's government must dig deep to make up for the shortfall in revenue due to nose-diving oil prices.
Singers Sherine Abdel Wahab and Fares Karam support former singer-turned-jihadist Fadel Shaker.
A bomb attack on a army minibus in Balkh killed three soldiers and injured another 18.
The three horse carriage drivers were caught in a sting mission organized by a local website.
Plans for the new school follow the success of the Bahrain Academic Complex in Zaatari refugee camp, which teaches 9000 students a year.
The 'Great Vegas Circus' is coming to Abu Dhabi from March 8-11.
As part of a drive to foster more support for humantarian efforts for the Syrian crisis, King Abdullah invited the German President of the Bundestag to the Royal Court in Jordan.
The UAE's Musandam peninsula is the location of the latest survival courses from the famous outdoor adventurer's outfit.
How does the Italian PhD student's death parallel the ongoing struggles in Egypt?
Cut, stabbed, burned and his neck broken, a new autopsy reveals the tortuous last moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni.
The ICRC in Gaza closed on Sunday after Palestinian activists demonstrating outside turned violent.
Maya Nasri wished her husband of six years an emotional happy anniversary.
Prime Minister Trudeau wants a more holistic approach to the conflict with Daesh which means pulling its warplanes out of the US-led coalition.
With Lebanon's fiscal situation in a precarious state, the question over how a proposed gasoline tax should be funded is igniting debate.
Remote Abu Dhabi is a performance that turns the audience into performers on the streets of Abu Dhabi.
Empower yourself and get on the right track to achieve this year's career goals.
While the world is rejoicing at Beyonce's surprise release of a new music video titled 'Formation,' Arabs thought of 26 lessons they should learn from this new release.
Dubai designer creates first generation solar-powered Abaya; Three Israeli politicians me be bared from Knesset for meeting with families of "terrorists"; The 5 worst foreign policy moments of the GOP New Hampshire Debate.
New tenders include phase one of a $15B passenger and freight network and an estimated $2B expansion of Hamad International Airport.
A Nigerian man smuggled 80 capsules of cocaine in his intestines and was caught by special detection device.
Spain arrested people suspected of smuggling weapons under the guise of humanitarian aid.
Kuwait will not dismiss homosexual students from educational campuses.
The move follows deadly clashes in the West Bank village last week.
On Saturday, in opposition to Israel's settlement policies, the EU called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian homes.
Saudi Arabia also plans to open an embassy in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following a 25-year hiatus.
Egypt's rejection of a 63,000-tonne shipment of French wheat has caused confusion among international suppliers regarding import standards.
The Denver Broncos stifled the high-scoring Carolina offense and capitalized on critical fumbles by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to win 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night.
A UAE telecom company earned a total of $1.9 million by auctioning off exclusive phone numbers. But don't worry, proceeds will go to charity.
Conservationists in Jordan are calling on Parliamentarians to put the environment on their agenda.
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov responded to a statement from NATO which said that Russia’s military campaign in Syria was “undermining the efforts to find a political solution to the conflict.”
February 7, 2016
According to AFP, the wedding photographer wanted to show that "life is stronger than death."
A boon for cinema lovers, this week will offer many films by European and Latin directors, alongside theatre events, music, and many exhibitions. Check them out inside.
Egypt’s Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddine said his country plans to end female circumcision by 2030
According to Israeli minister, Egyptian authorities flooded the tunnels between Gaza and Egypt at the request of the Tel Aviv regime. The two countries launched a campaign to destroy the tunnels and security cooperation is reportedly "at its best".
Qatar Airways Group employees, alongside their family members, are getting ready to celebrate this year’s Qatar National Sports Day at Al-Sadd Sports Club on Tuesday.
A documented 782 violations against journalists in Egypt have been carried out in the past year according to annual report published by Egypt's Press Syndicate.
A legal consultant admits he raped woman in Dubai.
Thousands of asylum seekers and migrants have lost their lives crossing by sea from Turkey to Greece aboard small inflatable boats like the ones seized.
The investigations are a response to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final fourth stage of the race.
Muhammad al-Qiq instead demanded an immediate release.
The second annual 'UAE Drones for Good' awards celebrates the application of civilian drones for improving lives.
Airstrikes dropped by an unidentified warplane killed at least four people including a woman and her child.
Check out the two divas in the same dress and tell us who wore it better.
The Saudi Badminton Committee (SBC), affiliated to the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, will be organizing a mega event here in cooperation with Evenlode Badminton Club (EBC), Dammam.
The Afghan government announced plans to hold talks with the Taliban this month.
The United Arab Emirates is ready to send ground troops to Syria in a US-led coalition, official says.
The athletics competitions of the Arab Women Sports Tournament 2016 (AWST) ended here Friday, while team events basketball, table tennis and volleyball are in progress.
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
Nada Al Naqbi, Manager of the Women Sports Department at Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, has been selected as a member of the Executive Committee and Head of the Women's Committee at the Arab Basketball Union.
While some people have offered their support for LGBT+ rights in the Arab world, others have made it clear that they staunchly oppose it.
Police investigate Moroccan-born Israeli actor Moshe Ivgy after he is accused of sexual harassment.
Social media sources confirm reports of an earthquake felt near Petra.
Former interior minister Habib al-Adly and a dozen other officials have been banned by Egypt from travelling after facing "abuse of office" charges.
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage and the Saudi Wildlife Authority plan 20 ecotourism camps in the Empty Quarter (Rub’ Al Khali).
An Iraqi girl from an impoverished family searches through garbage for recyclable items at a waste dump on the outskirts of the shrine city of Najaf,
An Iraqi girl from an impoverished family searches through garbage for recyclable items at a waste dump on the outskirts of the shrine city of Najaf. (AFP/file)
Banking sector profitability will be hit by slowdowns in lending, limited earnings growth, and squeeze liquidity.
The on again, off again discussions between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia resume in Khartoum to debate the technical reports from two French firms.
Didn't win an Oscar? That's OK because nominees will walk away with goody bags worth $200,000, which include a first-class trip to Israel.
Lebanese singer Myriam Fares has given birth to her first child.
The San Francisco-based company steps up its efforts to stop terrorism from spreading through its network.
These women are going the distance in defiance of their countries' patriarchal restrictions.
While telecommuting offers greater flexibility, make sure you are aware of all expenses or you could be losing money in the long run.
Israel is planning to build a new "prayer plaza" at Jerusalem's Western Wall. Jordan has condemned the plan, saying that it would violate the site’s Islamic heritage.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports that the Middle East airlines carried the highest percentage of international travelers in 2015.
The suspect has been identified as Sudanese national Kamil Hassan. Hassan allegedly stabbed an Israeli soldier at a bus station.
This week was full of omens that Syria in its already fractured and suffering condition should look forward to more misery.
According to Iraqi media, Shobaib Abu Majd al-Kanani, a Saudi-born commander, was killed along with eight other Daesh commanders in an airstrike.
A new Bank of America Merrill Lynch report suggests that OPEC will have to increase production considerably to keep up with lower outputs from non-cartel producers.
What is it like to be transgender and proud in Lebanon; 11 people you meet at every Dubai house party; Newspaper art delivers a message of socio-political strife.
The woman has become famous for walking the city every day begging.
The FBI began monitoring the Michigan man in May 2015.
An airstrike hit Dema, Libya and killed three.
The statement comes at a time when Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering sending troops to fight in Syria.
As thousands of Syrian refugees flock to Turkish borders fleeing the regime and its back up of Russian airstrikes, Turkey has no plans of letting them in.
With phone call rates among the highest in the world, Saudis and expats are rejoicing over the lifting of the ban on calls over the internet-based messenging service.
Arson suspect in the Burning of a tent that was used as a synagogue dedicated to three Israeli teens.
The new bi-monthly shipping route is part of Iran's grand plan to build a south to north economic corridor from Oman through to Turkmenistan.
Three vaccination workers have been found dead after being kidnapped two weeks ago.
George Clooney has revealed his now-wife Amal took 25 minutes to accept his proposal and he admits he feared he would put his hip out when he got down on one knee.
The hybrid taxi fleet was beefed up last year after 147 hybrid taxis were added to the existing cars.
Gigi Hadid looks drop dead gorgeous in LOVE's fashion shoot.
Tunisia has finished building a 250km barrier on the Libyan border.
Career experts share their five top tips for dealing with difficult people at the workplace.
A Saudi father has asked his two sons listed as suspects in the attack on the Special Emergency Forces Mosque to surrender to authorities.
The Kurdish government has sold approximately 19 million barrels since it began independent oil exports in June.
Are the recent nominations a sign of political discord or an attempt to mend sectarian rivalries? Nobody is quite sure.
Suspect shot and apprehended after stabbing of Israeli soldier in Ashkelon
The Lebanese army is tightening its watch on the border town after multiple clashes.
Bahrain is singling out female activists with more arrests and harsher sentences.
This weekend, Dubai was spellbound with a Harry Potter-themed party.