April 19, 2015
Daesh has released another video showing the murder of Ethiopian Christians in Libya on Sunday.
UN's World Meteorological Organization has removed Isis from the official list of future Pacific hurricane names.
Syrian Air is set to resume flights to and from Bahrain from May 2, a report said.
The Port Said Criminal Court referred on Sunday 11 defendants to the Grand Mufti to issue an opinion on sentencing them to death over murder charges during stadium violence which erupted in the canal city of Port Said in February 2012.
Preliminary results by the report indicate that Islamic banking branches are less likely to experience a run on deposits compared to their conventional counterparts.
Yemeni girl escapes the Houthis disguised in men's clothing with her hair cropped short.
The center will support UAE's drive for advancing this sector and for building national capabilities related to the space knowledge and science.
Career women in the GCC are ambitious and want to lead in their organizations, with over 50 percent of those surveyed aiming at senior or board level position within the next seven years.
Turkish Airlines CEO has recommended single pilots who have recently completed training with the airline get married as soon as possible.
After a lackluster first quarter in the UAE equity markets, market participants say the second quarter looks more promising.
Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton admitted that Italian rivals Ferrari has a great race pace, and will be 'very hard to beat' in the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.
Eighteen countries will be participating in the kingdom's Seventh Annual Warrior Competition.
Riad Kamal, who founded Arabtec in 1975, was also not on the list, although his departure was considered less surprising.
One Iranian woman's determination to live an independent life in the big city; how Egypt is reading to the war in Yemen; and Lebanon's favorite buzzword.
A Lebanese father of six was killed in an "execution-style" shooting in the city of Melbourne, state media reported Sunday.
Copying Beyonce? Ahlam puts on a mustache while ironically dressed in a t-shirt of Beyonce doing the same thing! (Image: Facebook)
Charitable and pretty: Nancy Ajram looked glowing during her appearance at the Children's Cancer Center Lebanon event in Kuwait. (Image: Facebook)
As the situation in Yemen worsens by the day, international headlines warn of escalating tensions between Sunni-led Saudi and Shiite-led Iran. But things are much more complicated.
An exclusive pic from Elissa's music video "Ya Mrayti" taken with the #GalaxyS6edge mobile phone! (Image: Facebook)
Sherine Abdel Wahab soaks up the sun in Beirut and celebrates her "Best Middle Eastern Female Artist" MEMA win.
Death sentences handed to 11 convicted of participating in the massacre have been referred to the Grand Mufti.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi announced today that its slate of UAE-produced films will now be available on iTunes.
On the heels of a framework nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, a senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says allowing foreign inspectors inside Iranian military sites would be "selling out."
Over 700 are missing and feared dead, 28 rescued in the latest deadly sea accident involving migrants from North Africa.
Haifa Wehbe's new music video did not exactly impress everyone!
The ousted Egyptian leader faces a potential death penalty change in an upcoming trial this week, but experts warn either way, a harsh sentencing will likely mean the final end for the Brotherhood in Egypt.
Bassem Youssef explains the Middle East's current state of affairs to Jon Stewart!
We're left with more questions than real answers on why Lina Diab went AWOL after her sister Rana finally speaks up.
World number one Novak Djokovic secured a convincing straight sets win over 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal to reach the Monte Carlo Open final on Saturday.
"Bailando" singing artist Sean Paul rocked out before a sold-out crowd in Bahrain yesterday.
Ramadan will take us to an unknown village that appears to be cursed in the TV series “The Pledge” ("Al-Ahd"), starring Ghada Adel among other Arab actors.
Palestinians call on Egyptian authorities to reopen the border point to alleviate the suffering of the residents of the Gaza Strip.
Five Palestinians have built a four meter boat from nearly 1000 green plastic bottles, to cruise around the six nautical mile sailing restriction in the Mediterranean Sea.
What better way to enjoy Eid El Fitr with the family than to celebrate at the cinema and watch Rania Youssef star in the film "Shad Agzaa".
Models present creations by Pakistani designer Zonia Anwaar at the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) Sunsilk Fashion Week in Lahore
Models present creations by Pakistani designer Zonia Anwaar at the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) Sunsilk Fashion Week in Lahore. (AFP/Arif Ali)
Moody’s Investors Service said on Thursday it has downgraded Bahrain’s long-term government issuer rating to Baa 3 from Baa2 due to expected deterioration in the government’s finances.
Two explosive devices were detonated simultaneously in Gaza overnight, targeting the headquarters of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees and a police station. No injuries reported.
A total of 1460 Egyptians have exited Yemen since 25 March, according to a spokesman for the Egyptian foreign ministry.
Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Abbas Sheri Moqaddam has said that China has so far invested €20 billion in the country’s oil industry.
The German carmaker thinks that there is a market for hybrid and electric cars in the Middle East, no matter the cost of fuel or the love for SUVs.
It aims to enhance safety and security measures in Dubai’s airspace and will also regulate the usage of laser, fireworks, light beams and drones in the city.
Prosecution investigations revealed that a notorious conman, known as Al-Mestarayah, has scammed Egyptians.
Given that self-driving cars eliminate the need for human control, it follows that self-driving cars could reduce road traffic deaths in the country by a massive 90%.
"World Hold On" hit maker Bob Sinclar is coming back to Dubai this week for a gig at Cavalli Club on April 23
The Egyptian army has said that it destroyed 69 entry points to underground tunnels in the Sinai Peninsula on the border with Gaza in the last two and a half weeks.
Thousands of beachgoers at Dubai’s Kite Beach got a little more than they (bucket) bargained for on Friday as KFC surprised them with an unexpected afternoon treat.
Kuwait has completed the lengthy establishment of a company through which the state’s future investments in Egypt will be carried out.
April 18, 2015
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes claims pole position for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
KSA and Turkey in "high-level" talks over intervention in Syria; the hopeless youth of the Arab world; and a Red Cross exhibit reminds us of the anguish of Lebanon's wars.
Following directives from the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Organization (RCO) Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, RCO Secretary-General Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed signed, on behalf of RCO, a renewal agreement with Real Madrid in Spain in the famous Santiago Bernabeu Stadium,
The Cairo Criminal Court postponed on Saturday the trial of 16 defendants accused of involvement in February's deadly football violence to May 18, during the trial's first session.
Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton lost to his teammate Nico Rosberg as the German recorded the fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Australian police forces have arrested five teenagers for planning to purportedly launch an ISIL-inspired terrorist attack.
A high-ranking Iraqi military commander says the country’s ground forces have entered the embattled oil refinery of Baiji in the northern Iraqi province of Salahuddin.
Egypt's Culture Minister issued a public apology after insulting overweight museum curator during tour.
Saudi-led coalition planes struck a camp belonging to the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen's eastern Maarib province early Saturday, eyewitnesses have said.
The attack, which took place outside a busy bank Saturday morning in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, killed over 30 and left over 100 injured.
Drive-by shooters fired rounds at the People's Democratic Party headquarter's in Turkish capital Ankara early Saturday morning, according to officials.
The group of migrants, prior to departure from Libya, suffered burn injuries from a gas cylinder explosion then were forced aboard a smuggler's boat without medical treatment.
Al-Qaeda militants drove out government forces from a weapons depot in Mukalla Friday, one day after seizing a major airport.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
Tunisia, the origin of 2,000 to 3,000 foreign militants in extremist groups, has launched a campaign against militant hopefuls.
UN seeks funds for emergency relief in Yemen's humanitarian crisis, officials in Jordan say.
Daesh has released a new set of disturbing propaganda photos, showing off their growing number of military markets in Iraq and Syria.
At least forty people were killed and nearly 60 others wounded on Fridaywhen separate bomb attacks struck public places and pro-government Sunni fighters in and around the capital, Baghdad.
Daesh claimed responsibility for a car bomb that exploded near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraq city of Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region.
April 17, 2015
Manchester City possess the best squad in the English Premier League and should have rewarded their Abu Dhabi owners with a third English Premier League title, according to ex-Blues boss Sven-Goran Eriksson.
The Potters have signed two players from the Catalans in recent years and now look set to acquire a third, with the 19-year-old closing in on a move to the Britannia Stadium
A car bomb exploded near the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraq city of Erbil in northern Iraq, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomy zone.
Around 75 per cent of working women in the GCC say that they are not treated equally in their workplaces, which hampers their prospects to advance in their careers as quickly as men.
The UAE is expected to see an increase in amusement parks over the next five years.
Former top aid to Saddam Hussein Izzat al-Douri was reportedly killed in Iraq while fighting for Daesh.
More than 2,000 families have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi after Daesh forces intensified their offensive on the Iraqi city.
Iraqi government forces have managed to take full control of two towns close to the country's largest oil refinery in the northern province of Salahuddin from ISIL (Daesh) militants.
The "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" new trailer opens in on the desert planet Jaku (aka Abu Dhabi!). Read all about it here.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused neighboring Turkey of torpedoing a UN plan for a ceasefire with rebels in the second city of Aleppo. He told the Swedish newspaper Expressen that Ankara had used its influence with rebel factions to persuade them to reject the proposals put forward by UN envoy Staffan de Mistura for a ceasefire in the former commercial hub.
Conference to discuss and shape the agenda on Halal Tourism
A Turkish Airlines flight headed for Basel was forced to return back to Istanbul Friday following a bomb scare, AFP has reported.
Syrian doctors have presented their accounts to the UN of alleged chlorine attacks in Idlib province in Syria.
The Brazil icon maintains that it's difficult to compare the two players but feels the Argentina star has the edge because of his added ability to create from deep
Jordanians annually spend JD508 million on tobacco, which is enough to build eight hospitals, Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society President Mohammad Shreim told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Thursday.
At least 36 people have been killed because of airstrikes and fighting in conflict-ridden Yemen, according to AFP.
Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg has claimed that it is important for him to finish ahead of his teammate Lewis Hamilton for the first time this season at Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has welcomed help from Iran in the fight against Daesh (ISIS), but has warned the country to respect Baghdad's sovereignty.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called for an immediate stop to fighting in Yemen and is urging a political solution as the best way to stop to violence.
Saudi Arabia has beheaded an Indonesian female domestic worker, just two days after executing another woman from the Southeast Asian country.
A young Kurdish girl fires a machine gun at ISIS (Daesh), before boasting she has killed 400 of the Islamic militants - as she is egged on with cries of 'kill, kill'.
The World Health Organization has sent medical supplies to Yemen which arrived in the country on Thursday.
April 16, 2015
Novak Djokovic was named Sportsman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Shanghai. The Serb tennis player also won the award in 2012.
Ahmed Ezz is in the Egyptian spotlight often, be it for his artistic talents or some scandal, and his latest attention grabbing act was sporting a new look that Wafaa Amer assures she has no probs with.
The economic implications of lifting the sanctions would be enormous for Iran but it would take about a year to be felt in full and growth could accelerate from around 3 per cent in fiscal year 2015-16.
Despite impressive progress in raising school enrolment over the past decade, more than 21 million - one in every four children and young adolescents region are either out of school or at risk of dropping out,
Saudi Arabia will open its $532 billion stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15.
Expedia has examined its own data to find out where the biggest flight bookings to Dubai come from
Cyber security has always been a headache not only for the consumers but also for the enterprises and it will always continue to be.
Egypt has signed preliminary deals with Kuwait's Alghanim International for two energy-related projects worth a total of $1.6 billion.
Most Dubai residents – up to 82 per cent – faced a rental increase during their last contract renewal, according to a new survey.
Saudi Arabia has said two Saudi officers responsible for the sexual abuse of two teenage Iranian girls at Jeddah airport would receive the maximum penalty.
Qatar-based television network Al Jazeera and Spanish broadcaster Mediapro have partnered to launch beIN Sports channel.
Residents and military officials say that al-Qaeda has seized control of one of Yemen's main airports in the south of the country following brief fighting with troops, according to AP.