October 1, 2015
The money would be focused on the UN refugee agency and World Food Program.
September 30, 2015
The Dubai Cricket Council (DCC) has launched their first-ever women’s cricket league to be held from mid October. The decision is a shot in the arm for women’s cricket in the region, especially in the light of UAE women’s team having recently emerged as champions in the GCC tournament held in Oman.
Former Real Madrid defender Michel Salgado said it was his dream to discover the next Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo in the UAE at the launch of the Du Football Champions tournament at the Address Hotel, Downtown Dubai on Tuesday.
Moscow is in Syria, and initial reports indicate that's not for the reasons outlined by the Kremlin.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas made the announcement during his annual speech to the UN General Assembly.
The border crossing was open for one day to let 580 Palestinians return to Gaza after their trip to Mecca.
Syrian National Coalition head Khaled Khoja said the air raids caused a number of civilian casualties and targeted areas free of Daesh.
The Palestinian flag was raised outside the UN headquarters in New York following speeches by Mahmoud Abbas and Ban Ki-moon.
The lawmakers failed to achieve a quorum during the 29th presidential election session.
A recent poll asked Egyptians to rank 26 countries from friendly to hostile. Guess who came out on top?
Television host Youssef el-Hosseiny was ssaulted while speaking into the camera during Sisi's visit to New York for the 70th UN General Assembly.
Finland has halted its decisions on asylum applications from Iraqi and Somali citizens.
A Saudi Arabian health ministry statement said 4,000 people died in the Hajj stampede—then disappeared
What's going on with Saudi Arabia's ministry of health website?
Shnit International Short Film Festival will screen in 6 different locations in Cairo.
Israeli forces said they retaliated on "terror sites" after a rocket was fired from a coastal enclave overnight.
Queen Rania bonds with Hollywood stars over the Syrian refugee crisis in NY.
Turkey's coast guard rescued 97 passengers from a small boat that sunk off the coast of northwestern Canakkale province.
The government said it plans to complete its financial settlements with its contracted companies.
Lebanese security forces have arrested 40 Palestinian men and women preparing to embark on a journey across the Mediterranean to Germany.
Is the rocky program still on? Paused for now? No one seems to know for sure.
Tourists looking at hats displayed at a shop near the Valley of the Kings, close to Luxor, 500 kms south of Cairo.
Tourists looking at hats displayed at a shop near the Valley of the Kings, close to Luxor, 500 kms south of Cairo.
Labor Ministry credits reforms intended to increase 'Saudization' for spike in Saudi women employed in the private sector.
US officials said the airstrikes appeared to have taken place in the provinces of Hama, Homs and Latakia.
A congressional report highlights United States' failure in preventing Americans from traveling overseas to fight alongside militant groups.
Saudi-led coalition forces have intercepted an Iranian fishing boat carrying weapons intended for Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen, the coalition said in a statement Wednesday.
Rewards programs need to add up, and there are no exceptions for banks and credit card providers.
Egypt's foreign affairs ministry said the fishermen refused to leave Tunisia's waters.
At least 27 people were killed and dozens wounded Wednesday when the Syrian regime bombarded the western province.
Some contestants in Iraq's first internationally recognized beauty contest in 40 years have withdrawn after receiving death threats, but organizers are saying the show must go on!
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star greeted fans at the opening of a new store in the United Arab Emirates city
Turkey announced Wednesday 16 of the Turkish workers will be returning home two weeks after the first two hostages were released.
Afghan officials scolded the government's response and reported little headway made by security forces after Taliban fighters seized parts of the city earlier this week.
Amir Saoud netted 20 points and Ali Haidar added 15 as Lebanon edged past Jordan 80-76 to reach the quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia Championship where they will face the Philippines, who are led by former Cedars coach Tab Baldwin.
The hostages were employees of Turkish construction firm Nurol Holding, and had been held captive in a Baghdad suburb.
The Club donated a euro for the sale of every ticket for the Champions League match yesterday at the Camp Nou against Bayer Leverkusen.
A 13-year-old Palestinian boy was shot in the leg with a "dum-dum" bullet forcing doctors to perform an amputation after the bullet expanded inside his leg upon impact.
A court in Alexandria sentenced three Muslim Brotherhood members to death for their roles in the murder of an officer and conscript following clashes during unrest in 2013.
Amal and George Clooney celebrate their first wedding anniversary.
Turkish police arrested 126 people in early morning raids across Istanbul.
Russian politicians in the upper house of parliament voted unanimously to allow President Putin to send military forces to fight Daesh in Syria.
Tamtam bridges east and west with her sensual voice.
Irie vibes! Legendary Jamaican reggae band will be opening the foodie and music festival in November.
Welcome to a new, subtitled phase of the Syrian civil war.
Iraqi sources says salary cuts are forcing Daesh fighters to defect and join other militant groups in Syria.
Qatar Investment Authority opens a NY office and commits $35B to expand its American portfolio.
As the Pope wins hearts and open minds on his world tour, the Muslim world is left in the dark. Does Islam need its own Pope-figure to sway public opinion? Al Bawaba’s Hunter Stuart elaborates…
This is the fourth time Iran has summoned the Saudi envoy since the deadly Hajj stampede killed over 1,000 people on September 4th in the city of Mina.
The gas-fired Az-Zour North power and desalinated water plant is part of a $10B plan to build more power infrastructure.
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights called on Israel to exercise restraint against Palestinians amid ongoing tension over the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
An elderly Palestinian woman was united with her brother in Medina after 70 years of separation.
Lebanon and Italy signed an agreement with UN Office on Drugs and Crime to make much needed improvements in the conditions of Lebanese prisons.
Egyptian director Basil Khalil receives award at the Cervignano Film Festival.
The Iranian director of 'Muhammad: The Messenger of God' talks about his inspirations and intentions behind making the film.
French officials launched a criminal probe against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for war crimes committed between 2011 and 2013.
Saudi authorities denied the Hajj stampede death toll was higher than 1,000 people after accusations from foreign officials.
Eight adults and five minors were arrested in an overnight raid in East Jerusalem.
Leader of the Syrian National Coalition Khaled Khoja called for the international community to impose a no-fly zone over the war-torn country.
David Beckham attends the new Adidas store opening at the Dubai Mall.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon are often forced to leave the bodies of their dead relatives for several days while they struggle to find appropriate burial grounds.
Daesh militants reportedly use different outfits to tell who is who in the dark world of terrorism, according to an activist group.
Mazher Mahmood was the main witness in a celebrity trial which collapsed last year. He is accused of having misled the court.
Over 18 Palestinians were injured across the West Bank following clashes with Israeli troops over ongoing restrictions at Al-Aqsa Mosque.
According to the US Defense Department, the train and equip program in Syria has suspended recruit while it is under review.
4,000 Egyptians arrived in Italy in 2014, including 2,000 unaccompanied minors.
US fighter jets hit Taliban positions on the outskirts of the captured Afghan city of Kunduz while Afghan forces launched a counter-attack against the militant group.
An unnamed Saudi prince reportedly launched a campaign against King Salman, calling for a coup against the leader.
The US president said the group won't be removed unless there is political and economic progress along with military efforts.
Egypt's Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty opposes the theory that Nefertiti is buried in a secret chamber attached to the tomb of King Tutankhamun, and believes the chamber holds the remains of his mother, Queen Kiya, instead.
Social media networks can open or close doors before you get anywhere near your desired job, so use the channels wisely.
Of the more than half a million refugees and migrants who have arrived in Europe, an estimated three-quarters of them are from Syria.
Salary raises and tax law changes may not win Syrian hearts over.
How one photographer is giving a voice to children impacted by conflict; a look into the unknown world of Afro-Iranians; and crackdowns on the rise against Morocco's journalists.
The suspension was related to expressed Swedish support over the Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara, a report said Tuesday.
September 29, 2015
Commercial activity in the West Bank's Nablus district was stopped for two hours to bring attention to Israeli violations at the al-Aqsa Mosque.
The Emirates is launching a new surveillance initiative that uses unmanned aerial vehicles to keep an eye on the Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Not very many people plan ahead like they should.
Get the tissues out ladies, Mohammed Assaf is engaged.
Saudi Prince Nawwaf bin Abdulaziz al-Saud served as the special adviser to King Salman.
A spokesman for Aden Oil Refinery Co. said the facilities would help ease the city's oil crisis.
The court found that a TV series had disclosed information on protected witnesses of the Special Tribunal.
Riyadh: Ailton’s header eight minutes from time earned Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal a 1-1 draw with Al Ahli of the United Arab Emirates in the first leg of their 2015 AFC Champions League semi-final on Tuesday, leaving the tie firmly in the balance.
The stores were inspected and told they failed to comply with health standards for their foodstuff and produce.
The employees announced their six-day strike after the PA Ministry of Education failed to meet their demands.
The Israeli military confirmed Muhammad Allan would be released contingent on him not renewing his hunger strike.
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been banned from all football-related activity for life after being found guilty of committing 'various acts of misconduct' in his positions as a football official.
Two Turkish security forces were killed when suspected PKK militants detonated a roadside bomb in eastern Hakkari province.
@FIBA: Lebanon advance to #FIBAAsia2015 QFs! Jordan will play Classification games #LIBJOR boxscore http://bit.ly/FIBAlibjor
One man was detained over his suspected involvement in 2013 Lebanon clashes near Sidon, the second over 2014 Syrian border fights.
The sixth match of Iran’s national basketball team in Group E of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship ended with a triumph over Palestine, 94-48.
US President Barack Obama made the announcement after UN General Assembly meetings in New York.
The sisters were swimming in a southern Lebanese river when a strong wave pulled them in.
The foreign ministers of Egypt and Mexico met in New York on Sunday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
Seventeen Palestinian prisoners agreed to end their hunger strikes after Israeli prison authorities said they would not extend administrative detention for several Palestinian prisoners.
Athens film festival, which runs from September 24 to October 4, will show several of Fox’s most acclaimed works.
Here are 8 Egyptian TV series that were taken from the West.
A Egyptian court in Alexandria sentenced three Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death for the killing of three policemen and 13 civilians in 2013.
Nineteen fighters were killed in northern Iraq's Gara area while six others died in Turkey's Hakkari province.
Using the free wi-fi at the office? On your phone all the time? Be smart with your smartphone on the job.
The total number of civilians killed in Saudi-led coalition raids rose to 2,355 following strikes on a wedding party that left 131 people dead.
The Turkish president criticized parties of supporting the organization that he said takes advantage of "Kurdish brothers."