July 5, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Takfiri group has posted a video on the web, threatening to invade and take over Spain.
A Syrian girl carries food she collected from tables after Turkish people break
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside a government building in Saudi Arabia Saturday after being surrounded by security forces, Al-Arabiya reported.
At least 20 Palestinians were reported injured on Friday in clashes following the funeral of Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khdeir, medics said.
Kuwait's Interior Ministry released a statement Friday saying that the government will firmly confront all forms of rioting and incitement following this week's rise in public protests in the capital.
Some Salafi clerics have issued fatwas banning-gasp!-watching the World Cup football matches this year.
July 4, 2014
The defender lashed home a stunning free kick after Thiago Silva's early goal, with James Rodriguez scoring a penalty before the Barcelona star was forced off in the dying minutes
At least one teenager was killed in clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters Friday.
The centre-back scored his second goal of the tournament to send Joachim Low's men into the last four
Iraq's Prime Minister reiterated his staunch determination to remain in power for a third term Friday despite growing pressures to resign.
A top Israeli official told reporters Friday that Tel Aviv is ready to help Jordan fight off any Islamist insurgents from its neighbor Iraq if requested.
At least 20 people were reportedly injured in clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teenager Muhammed Abu Khdeir's funeral was held Friday.
Armed gunmen from Yemen killed a Saudi security official Friday.
he OPEC member has projected a deficit in each of the past 14 fiscal years but ended each year in the black, accumulating more than $300 billion in budget surpluses.
With petrodollars in the Gulf, splashing cash at luxury hotels is not an issue for those who can afford it, but the true meaning of Ramadan is being lost in the process
Jihadists in Syria now control all of the country's main oil and gas fields.
At least 30 militants trying to seize control of the country's largest oil refinery were killed from Iraqi airstrikes Friday.
A bomb detonated on Friday in Egypt’s Fayoum governorate killing three, reported Al-Ahram Arabic website.
No need for any more 'garbage': US company breaks the ice with $1.1 billion investment in Iran's waste management
The project will create 650 direct jobs and 2,000 indirect jobs, and will be implemented in four phases over the course of 24 to 36 months.
While France and Germany are the major European battle of the World Cup quarterfinals, Brazil and Colombia are the Great South American one.
France and Germany have a long history of battling it out on the world stage and it is certain that tomorrow's match will be another exciting chapter in their national team's histories.
Mohammed Abu Khudair, 17-year-old Palestinian from Shuafat, was killed this morning after being kidnapped in Beit Hanina, East Jerusalem.
Extra officers have been placed at potential flashpoints, such as on roadways and at hitchhiking spots.
Syrian warplanes carried out at least three airstrikes on the outskirts of Arsal in east Lebanon Friday, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three family members
Palestinian women make their way through the Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah
Hamas called Thursday upon all Palestinians to engage in “the revolution of Shufat” with every possible tool in their power to aid the resistance.
Dubai: A taxi driver has been jailed for nine months for peeing in public and assaulting the roommates of a woman who hurled her shoe at him when she saw him from her balcony urinating.
All eyes on al-Qaeda master of explosives, AKA 'evil genius', who turned his own brother into a bomb
He is al Qaeda’s most valued bombmaker and the creator of explosives so dangerous only an ‘evil genius’ could have come up with them.
Iron dome intercepts one rocket while two fall in open fields near Sderot following barrage of rocket-fire the day before; PM, security forces warn of impending IDF action if rockets do not stop.
The Army carried out another raid in the northern village of Fnaydeq Thursday, confiscating explosives in light of confessions made by a terror suspect.
At least seven people have died thus far in a bomb blast on an Alexandra train late Wednesday.
In Jordan, at least 33 percent of the population lives under the poverty line at least once annually.
“Cricket enables Etihad Airways to create strong synergies between the key cricket playing nations and our major flight networks across the Indian subcontinent, Australia and the UK."
Mall of Egypt, the 160,000-square metre mega-mall being developed by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Properties in Cairo, is proceeding on track despite unrest in the country, a senior official confirmed.
However, the sector also faces a number of challenges such as the shortage of skilled teachers and regulation of fees that obstruct the growth of the education industry in the long term.
Thinni said the ports had been reclaimed after an agreement with Ibrahim Jathran, whose fighters had seized the terminals almost a year ago to demand more regional autonomy.
July 3, 2014
Washington's top military officer told reporters Thursday that Iraqi forces will need help to regain the territory that they have lost over the past month in the Sunni militant offensive.
When analyzing the impact of the ISIS declaration of the caliphate, one must consider the circumstances surrounding the announcement, says one expert.
Kuwaiti forces used teargas and stun grenades Thursday to dismantle an opposition demonstration.
Kurdish president Massoud Barzani called on MPs Thursday to set a date for the autonomous region's independence vote despite Iraqi leadership's discouragement earlier this week.
At least two people have died from the bomb attack that struck Egypt's Kerdasa region Thursday on the first year anniversary of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi's oust.
Economist Yusuf Mansur explained that the study simply shows that some Jordanian households are poor during a certain period of the year, while not poor for the rest of the year.
FIFA's coaching advisers would reportedly propose that teams can use a fourth substitute in extra time before the 2018 World Cup starts.
At least two people were killed and three wounded in an attack on a government complex in Yemen's Baida province Thursday.
Suspects face charges of forging an official document, faking a stamp, and attempting to use the fake document.
Wasn't it the one pushing for removing subsidies in the first place? IMF says Egypt will not be able to control prices after lifting fuel subsidies
The government is unlikely to succeed in controlling anticipated price jumps in markets, goods, and services vulnerable to such abnormalities in the wake of petroleum subsidy cuts in the new budget.
The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) has allegedly taken over control of Syria's largest oil field.
At least 30 Turkish truck drivers who were being held by jihadis in Iraq were released this week.
After the Wimbledon champion's title defence came to a stunning end against Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday, Andy Murray has admitted that he needs to make significant improvement to his game.
Roger Federer's quest for a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title continues apace after victory in the Swiss derby on Centre Court yesterday...
Egypt's security forces cracked down on Muslim Brotherhood protesters on the year anniversary of their leader's ousting from government.
Iraq might be on the brink of destruction right now with a fierce battle between ISIS and the country's armed forces, but that won't stop football fans from watching the latest game.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said all necessary measures were being taken against "terrorist threats" on Thursday while 30,000 soldiers were deployed to the borders with Iraq.
A woman in the US state of Colorado faces federal charges of trying to aid terrorist militants from the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
The Pentagon confirmed the full transfer of Syria's chemical weapons to an American vessel off the Italian coast.
The Algeria team don't want Ahlam's promised money for the goals they scored in the FIFA World Cup.
"Don't Cross the Line" Assi! Moroccan Fatima al Arousi hits back at Helani's insulting single "Satta" with a song
Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!
Russia remained optimistic about meeting the July 20 deadline with Iran over a nuclear deal with other UN Security Council members.
Singer Amr Diab recorded 8 songs for his TV drama debut next Ramadan.
Renowned Syrian actor Adham al Mulla passes away at the age of 82 on Wednesday morning.
Who said Muslim women are all about the burka? In the same week that france upheld the burka ban, DKNY released a Ramadan collection, so add it to your list of Eid presents!
Rebels in the north and east of Syria have vowed to lay down their arms if they don’t receive help to fight Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS, as an offensive by a leading Islamist faction targets the militants in the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus.
Leader and spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, was arrested in Cairo after Egyptian forces raided his home.
A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!
Forward Islam Slimani says, "They need it more than us"; underdog Algeria nearly beat favorite Germany in quarterfinal game this week.
Women hold a banner reading "Swept away by Cancer"
At least 170 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army following the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old boy in East Jerusalem, Wednesday.
Ramadan isn't as easy as ABC and we all have exactly the same thoughts while fasting! Meanwhile someone tells us why he hates his co-workers and another on how long it takes to develop a new habit!
Salafist comedian and Sheikh Maher Mawas isn't known in Lebanon for his sermons, but rather for cracking jokes and humorous posts on social media.
Israeli warplanes launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip Wednesday evening.
Here's where to go and how to have fun this holy month in Egypt.
Delusions of grandeur? Why economists are questioning the Egyptian government's ability to meet its self-imposed goals
Economic experts have voiced scepticism over the government’s ability to meet the finance ministry’s revised GDP target for the 2014/2015 fiscal year (FY).
AhramOnline reported Tuesday that the construction tycoon has been sentenced in absentia to three years imprisonment on charges of tax evasion.
Family-owned Zakhem International has also carried out oil pipeline, refinery and fuel storage projects in Libya, Iraq, Nigeria, Qatar, Italy and Tanzania, according to its website.
Islamic banking is based on core principles of the religion. So it is striking that some banks are removing the word "Islam" from their names.
The US government has announced plans to build a new military hospital in Kuwait at a cost of $1.7 billion
The 32-year-old insists he turned down the chance for even higher wages and admits David Beckham played a part in helping him to make the switch to America
The world's rising obsession with meat is doing massive damage to humanity's collective health and the environment in general; students demand a better education and get pummelled by Egyptian riot police; and Palestinians from Syria mistreated in Lebanon.
Arsenal have submitted an offer for the Chile star that matches Barcelona's valuation but must now convince the forward to choose them over his other suitors
July 2, 2014
The survey noted that 44.5 percent of those surveyed said employer efficiency is not affected
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki extended amnesty to Sunni tribes that battled government forces over the last months during a parliamentary session Wednesday.
The estimated cost of the project is approximately SR28 billion ($7.5 billion), and production at the new facility is expected to commence in late 2016.
At least four Tunisian soldiers were killed from land mines Wednesday in their offensive on jihadists in the country's northwest region.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki has rejected Kurdish leadership's plan to hold an independence referendum, saying that such a vote would be "unconstitutional."
At least four members of the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Maqdis were arrested by Egyptian authorities Wednesday over this week's palace bombings.However, another militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility for the attacks on Tuesday.
With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.
One blogger sees all the hype by some Muslims yearning for a the return of Islamic rule as short-sighted and a recipe for disaster; Egypt's military could have easily stopped the bombings; and even sympathy can be very ethnocentric. .
Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy clears the air about his connection with soccer player Lionel Messi.
Egyptian courts have sentenced Mohammed Morsi's son, Abdallah Morsi, to jail with labour and fines for possession of two joints of hashish.
Israeli forces demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli police officer in April. Several were injured in clashes that erupted in response to the demolition.
Etihad Airways and Italy’s Alitalia have been named as the Official Global Airline Carriers for Expo 2015 in Milan.
USA's Tim Howard saved 15 goals against Belgium in Salvador, Brazil, setting a new World Cup record.
Top leaders among Jordan's jihadist movement denounced the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's declaration of a caliphate earlier this week.
After his match-winning performance against 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon on Tuesday, Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios has said he would like to be world number one some day.
Airline begins daily services to Dallas, Texas, from Hamad International Airport
Bahrain is mulling the implementation of a new visa policy, under which nationals from 64 countries will be provided a one-month visa on arrival.
In China, Muslims will not be allowed to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, at least not legally.
At least 374 Yemeni security force personnel have died this year in Sanaa's offensives, including attacks on Al Qaeda, this year.
Syrian rebels will lay down their arms within the next week if they do not receive support from the exiled opposition to fight against the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).