December 1, 2013
Chelsea's Ashley Cole is considering a transfer to join former teammate Thierry Henry at Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls, according to reports.
Nearly 950 people were killed in attacks in Iraq during the month of November alone according to recently released statistics.
Iran and six world powers will meet next week to develop steps to implement the historic deal reached in late November on Tehran's nuclear program.
In case someone says as an aside," Yea, I think things are getting better in Egypt", drop these four recent events on their warped lap; cold forecast for refugees; Dr Abdullah al-Hamid for the Nobel; and one nun in Syria who is making peace happen.
US reaches out to discuss up and coming concerns regarding new protest laws in the draft Egyptian constitution.
A mortar shell hit a French school in Damascus Sunday and government airstrikes targeting a rebel stronghold in Aleppo Saturday has left at least 26 dead. No deaths were reported in the Damascus shelling.
Premier League clubs paid a record 96 million pounds in fees to agents in the past year, with Chelsea leading the way as they spent more than 13 million pounds, according to reports.
It was Lebanon's Independence Day and Assi Helani was present to show his full support to his beloved country.
Same Al Masri strikes out against rumor starters that he had been killed while fighting in Syria. He claims he's been living out of the country the last two years!
Carole Samaha's sticking to her X Factor fan base with no plans of coming off the show next season. Another rumor's squelched.
Ehab Tawfiq answers attacks about his musical support of the June 30 Revolution.
Al Qaeda linked personnel told Reuters Sunday that the three militants who were killed in the West Bank by Israeli forces were former members.
US citizen charged in UAE for posting YouTube video poking fun at the region.
From musical events to film screenings to fairs, there's more than enough to do on the Egyptian cultural calendar this week. Check it out!
Despite widespread demonstrations and an international outcry against the Prawer Plan - that seeks to relocate thousands of Palestinian Bedouins if implemented - the Israeli government is dedicated to the plan, Israeli media reported.
Maersk Oil Qatar is looking to hire new employees and has launched a "Find Your Place" recruitment campaign to attract new hires accordingly.
A suicide bomber targeting the funeral of a prominent Sunni sheikh killed at least 10 people and injured more than 25 in the northern Iraqi town of Muqdadya, 80 km northeast of Baghdad, on Sunday morning.
Saudi Arabia's Monetary Agency released data this week that KSA's foreign assets hit a record high in 2013 as money supply growth reached a 14-month low.
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced Sunday that it will give the the Islamic Republic of Mauritania a loan worth $29.9 million for infrastructural development in the African country.
Despite the US shale gas revolution, Qatar is unlikely to lose its leading role in the global energy market for many more years due to strong Asian demand, a new report has shown.
Saudi Prince Saud Bin Abdullah opened a $100 million technology center in Bangalore, India this weekend. The new center, which is part of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), will be used for R&D in sectors ranging from construction and clean energy to electronics and transportation.
Pascal Mashaalani is releasing multiple songs in multiple accents. Which, when and why is all inside!
On an innocent ride at a celebrity car show, Paul Walker lost his life to the flames of a car accident. Needless to say, millions of fans are in shock; Bibi to boot the Bedouins; lessons in daily blogging; and Egyptians abuse their Syrian refugees.
Undeterred by the uncertain global market dynamics, the Islamic finance industry is set to explode in key markets around the world.
A key figure in the uprising against Hosni Mubarak in 2011, political activist Ahmad Maher turned himself into the Egyptian authorities late on Saturday after they issued a warrant for his arrest.
A recent report released by a Canadian public policy think tank suggests that Bahrain, Jordan and the UAE have the highest levels of economic freedom in the region.
How would the global markets be affected in the aftermath of an increased supply of Iranian oil?
One actor's misery is another actor's gain; or so is the case with Amr Diab and Hani Salama.
Syrian Prime Minister Wael Halki announced that President Bashar Assad is winning the war against the rebels and that "the era of victory is being created on Syrian soil" during a state visit to Iran.
Tunisian police arrested 10 alleged members of the banned Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia Saturday following clashes between security officials and members of the Salafist group earlier last week.
The Kurds of Syria have a slightly distinct identity from their Syrian countrymen, and are stuck somewhere between secession and integration with the Syrian state. Growing tired of the civil war's bloodshed, there is growing tension in Damascus.
UAE's Ajman is attempting to break the Guiness World Record for the world's largest greeting card as part of the country's National Day celebrations Sunday.
A new drama starring Amal Arafa will discuss the Syrian Revolution and the events that led to its existence.
An umbrella body of Jewish Orthodox communities in Britain has publicly criticised a London Orthodox synagogue that allows its female members to hold Torah scrolls.
Civilians were killed crossing the Jordanian-Syrian border increasing death toll of the number of refugees by ten.
In what is being called a "day of rage", Israeli Bedouins protests against plans to relocate people to a southern region of the country.
Actress Safa Sultan is returnign to Jordanian dramas in a new production next year.
Freedom being called for as an absolute right in the draft outline of Egypt's new constitution. So far, 50 of the 246 articles have been approved in the final document. Line by line details are being reviewed in back to back meetings.
Some flights will be operated from the new airport on a “trial” basis after the soft opening,
An inside view into Turkey's multibillion dollar deal with Kurdistan that is threatening to break up Iraq
Turkey and Iraqi Kurdistan signed a multi-billion-dollar energy package this week that will help transform the semi-autonomous region into an oil and gas powerhouse, but the deal infuriated the central government in Baghdad.
A leading hotelier warned Thursday of grave consequences to Lebanon’s hotel industry if the crisis in Syria persists.
Finding work as a freelancer can be hard – and doing it in the Middle East can be even harder.
November 30, 2013
Hull City host Liverpool on the back of both sides not getting the results that they wanted last weekend.
Tottenham host Manchester United on the back of a frustrating run of form in the Premier League.
Iran's President Rouhani calls the dismantling of his countries nuclear program a "red line" for Iran and shows no plan to move in that direction.
Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has said that foreign ownership of Premier League clubs is good for the English game.
Football governing body FIFA has said that it wants an overhaul in the approach to the fight against doping in sport, as it held its own conference at its headquarters in Zurich just two weeks after WADA's conference in Johannesburg.
Man divorces wife after finding a cigarette in her purse.
Chelsea were widely thought to have beaten Tottenham and Liverpool to sign Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala. The Brazilian is understood to have undergone a medical at Tottenham before moving to Chelsea for £33 million.
The international chemical weapons watchdog on Saturday confirmed that the U.S. will destroy the most dangerous of Syria's deadly chemical weapons stockpile at sea.
Government shelling of a small market near Aleppo in northern Syria killed at least six civilians on Saturday as watchdog Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that opposition forces re-entered the Christian-majority town of Maaloula.
Three civilians, including a teenager, were killed in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Saturday as Syrian-linked clashes broke out across the restive city.
Egypt will vote on its final draft of the new constitution on Saturday.
No peeps, Adel Imam isn't dead. We know, because he said himself!
What shade of lipstick do you wear? For actress Sulafa Mimar, it's a serious one!
The United Nations High Commission on Refugees has issued a new report on the plight of Syrian refugee children and the numbers are shocking; fourth Israeli-US conflict looming; Palestinian talks stalled; and Saudi, France and Israel doubt Iran.
A volunteer for the Israeli border police shot and killed a young Palestinian worker in northern Israel on early Saturday morning.
Southern separatists in Yemen held mass demonstrations on Saturday calling for independence from the north following a speech made by Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.
U.N. General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon warned the international community against the mounting tensions between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and called for an end to all new Israeli settlements in Palestine's occupied territories.
The top U.S. military commander stationed in Afghanistan apologised personally to Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a drone strike that caused dozens of civilian casualties, including the death of a 2-year-old child.
After Sisi ousted Mohamed Morsi from power on July 3, he's been equally revered and hated. But his fans never miss an opportunity to rep the army chief - and now they can do it in bed, with their new General Sisi PJs!
Following international pressure from human rights groups, Egypt's interim president will reconsider the status of 21 female protesters who were given 11-year jail sentences by an Alexandria court this week - despite seven of them being aged 15-17.
According to security officials, more than 50 people were killed in mass executions in Iraq on Friday after violence struck Baghdad and other Sunni-majority parts of the country.
Cardiff City have proven that they have the work ethic and desire to get results from big games at home on multiple occasions this season.
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.