November 24, 2015
Human Rights Watch slammed the Bahraini government for allowing the abuse of detainees after protests in 2011.
Officials from the UAE are headed to Amman this week for the first bilateral economic forum aimed at exploring ways to boost investment opportunities between the two countries.
Rashed Minhas was sentenced by a federal court in Chicago to nine and a half years in prison.
Egyptian national Salah Emad al-Gebaly was one of 130 victims killed in the November 13 Paris attacks.
Ask the right questions and make informed choices when it comes to selecting and maintaining a credit card.
With so many people to meet and greet, it pays to prepare for job fairs in advance.
Bassem Youssef, the Jon Stewart of the Middle East, is the host with the most tonight at the Emmy Awards Gala.
Emirates, the world’s biggest airline by international passenger traffic, conducted a trial using a drone to inspect an aircraft earlier this year and is now looking at using driverless cars as it explores new ways to improve efficiency.
With the current oil price being lower than the breakeven oil prices, the fiscal surplus of GCC countries, which stood at 4.6 per cent of the combined gross domestic product in 2014, is expected to turn into deficit to the tune of 7.9 per cent of GDP in 2015.
November 23, 2015
Middle Eastern retail major Lulu Group is in the final stages of starting its operations in Malaysia with the first hypermarket slated to open in February 2016 in Kuala Lumpur city (Jalan Munshi Abdullah), the company said in a press statement.
Everyone's talking about Syria and Iraq, but much less discussed is the war in Yemen and the number of countries actually involved.
Yas Marina Circuit officials on Monday revealed some of the preparations involved to ensure that the venue is ready for the anticipated 60,000 sellout audience for the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix between Friday and Sunday.
Five Iranian men have sew their mouths shut in protest of Macedonia's new restrictions only allowing refugees from active conflict areas.
Firefighters from three different departments have called in to battle the blaze.
The second phase of elections in Egypt received a higher turnout than the infamous low attendance to voting in the first phase.
Jordan is removing Saudi and Turkish funded militant groups from their official list of terrorist organizations.
Elissa made it to the 18 million mark of likes on her Facebook page, beating out Nancy Ajram by just a bit.
Kuwaiti security forces uncovered a Daesh cell that was recruiting, funding, and managing arms deals for Daesh in Syria.
"Yay" hit maker Nancy Ajram was the woman of the hour Saturday night at the Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort.
Iran defeated Saudi Arabia in the 2015 Asian Qualification Tournament on Sunday and made its way to the semifinals.
An IDF soldier and a Palestinian attacker were killed in a stabbing attack on Route 443 north of Jerusalem.
Several journalists reported being banned from taking photographs of polling stations.
The US-led coalition continues targeting Daesh oil supplies, with major airstrikes over the weekend.
Turkey's complicated situation between the Kurds and Daesh; On Egypt's significant yet unstable role in the Middle East; How the pronunciation of foreign words could indicate nationalism and contempt; And the daily struggle for survival as a woman in Egypt's villages.
North Korea flatly rejected claims by the South's intelligence service that Kim Jung Un's government had ties to the Daesh militant group.
The building will be a vertical city, and will even have its own transport system. But given the current situation in the country, will it ever be completed?
Algeria's former head of counter-terrorism will go on military trial on Thursday.
Selena Gomez showed off her Arabic tattoo at the American Music Awards on Monday.
According to Scott Bennett, a US Army veteran and psychological warfare expert, Daesh does not remain a legitimate threat to the United States; rather, the idea of a militant group like Daesh serves as a means to further post 9/11 agendas.
Unfortunately, it's not the first time Turkish protesters have been confused.
The inaugural Oman Skating Championship will be held at the premises of the Oman Automobile Association (OAA) on November 28.
FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter has revealed that he feared he would die when he recently got hospitalized due to stress injury.
The second day of parliamentary polling for 13 of the governorates in Egypt has seen some violence.
The first 250 out of a projected 2000 trainees have graduated from the online initiative, which aims to empower Egyptian youth while boosting Arabic online content.
Rapper Ja Rule enjoyed a meal at the famous Nando's chicken restaurant in Dubai on Saturday.
According to an Israeli army spokesperson, the suspect approached the Huwwara checkpoint with a knife drawn and tried to attack a solider when he was immediately shot dead.
Belgian police have so far detained 21 people for suspected links to terrorism.
Five Sudanese migrants were killed in a shootout between Egyptian security forces and traffickers in Rafah.
Amid demands for social media silence on police movements in Brussels, Belgians took to Twitter to post cat photos with the hashtag #BrusselsLockdown.
Jumeirah, part of Dubai Holding, has 23 hotels across the globe but plans 100 hotels by 2020, with Saudi Arabia being top priority.
The issues that women and girls face in refugee camps extend past sexual abuse and violence.
Salma Hayek flaunted her cleavage in a very low-cut dress.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Phoenix, Arizona has become a hotbed for Daesh recruiters looking to add high school-aged students to their ranks.
Turkey is conducting country-wide raids for Daesh members.
University student Arshia Badi created the free app for Android, which has pictures and descriptions of Iran's missiles.
The Palestinian-American supermodel's heart was 'full of love' after visiting children at the Children's Hospital of Orange County.
International delegates convened under the theme of 'Charitable Donations; Combating the Financing of Terrorism and Violent Extremism'.
The militant group has become infamous for its advanced propaganda techniques; however, its scripted films are carefully produced, often filming multiple takes and using cue cards.
British Prime Minister David Cameron offered France the use of RAF Akrotiri, a UK air base located on Cyprus, for carrying out anti-Daesh operations in Syria.
Erbil and Sulaimaniyah have suspended flights as Russian cruise missiles cross into northern Iraqi airspace.
Showers of meteorite fragments have drawn Syrian refugees, locals, and foreigners to Saricicek village of Turkey after reports that the meteorites cost between $20 to $60 per gram.
Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Tehran Monday for talks with Iranian diplomats and Hassan Rouhani, marking the leader's first visit to the country in eight years.
An interviewer of Daesh prisoners shares the reason behind their violence; Trump and how segregation is never limited to one group; Frequently asked questions about why Saudi women can't drive; And how the Lebanese are blissfully unaware of their crises as they bake large pastries.
Israel has reestablished the ICRC "Family Visits Program" for Gazans following the agreement by Palestinian prisoners to end the hunger strike. As a result, dozens of Gazans visited jailed relatives at Nafha prison on Monday.
Hate-mongering is what Rupert Murdoch's tabloid newspaper The Sun does best. This time, a poll was taken out of context and incorrectly put on the front page.
Palestinian properties across the southern parts of the West Bank were attacked late Sunday by a group of Israeli settlers.
Two young Palestinian women allegedly stabbed an Israeli man near the Mahane Yehuda market on Jaffa Street in Jerusalem. Police shot and killed one girl, while the other has been moderately wounded.
Despite the high volume of crude petroleum and refined products being stored by oil firms globally, these numbers be understood in context.
The Syrian regime army reclaimed the towns of Maheen and Hawareen, and are advancing through Homs province.
The exact motive and circumstances are currently unknown.
The proposed construction of a mosque in the city of Melton has resulted in a surge of anti and pro-Islam sentiments from demonstrators of Reclaim Australia and No Room for Racism. As the opposing organizations converged on the construction site, tensions escalated, prompting police to intervene and arrest several demonstrators.
Following a two billion dollar investment, Wuzzuf.com plans to reach one million users by 2020, with ambitious expansion plans in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
A Saudi man was ridiculed by social media users after he divorced his wife for being too bold when he couldn't get it up during their honeymoon.
Police say this wasn't a hate crime, rather someone trying to comply with proper disposal rules surrounding Islamic holy texts.
The rear window of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chairman's vehicle was severely damaged in what was thought to be an assassination attempt. However, a government probe suggests that it was not an attempted gun attack.
The instruments of Islamic finance offer a more secure approach to debt than western finance, according to a Turkish economist and parliamentarian.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Paris Monday to hold talks with his French counterpart Francois Hollande on anti-terrorism strategies.
Turkish opposition leader Selahattin Demirtas's bullet proof convoy was attacked in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir.
This is the last day of polling before run-off elections on 1 December and 2 December.
Can you guess which MENA country nabbed a spot among the worst countries for women's empowerment?
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continued his push for mass surveillance of "certain mosques".
Four people were arrested by Lebanese security forces in renewed anti-terror raids in the country's north.
Thousands of people in the Turkmen minority group in Syria are fleeing to the Turkish border after regime-backed airstrikes.
Gigi Hadid chops off her famous long locks in favor of a bob haircut at the AMAs.
The drowned Syrian girl stirred memories of the images of Aylan Kurdi, found dead on beach in September
Celine Dion took to the stage at the American Music Awards to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the Paris attacks.
Companies must find new ways to cope with the oil slump without firing local staff, as previously laid-off workers return to their jobs.
Belgium remains paralyzed in fear of possible terror attacks as authorities continue their manhunt for fugitive and Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam.
No damage was reported Monday after a rocket from the Gaza Strip hit southern Israel, according to the IDF.
Australian Justice Minister Michael Keenan defended the country's decision to take 12,000 Syrian refugees.
Following the Paris attacks, the news has been full of xenophobic pandering and the insistence of monitoring and furthering isolating Muslims. Frank Bruni is sure that if America does not act with prudence, Daesh will surely win.
President Barack Obama said the US would take back land from Daesh and cut off the militant group's finances.
It's easy to rely on friends or family for financial advice, but the wealth of information available online should also inform your decision making.
Egypt and Russia are hailing the signing of an agreement for Egypt's first nuclear facility, but citizens aren't really convinced.
Voting processes went smoothly in all polling stations except in Saudi Arabia and Jordan.
More Arabic dramas are headed Abu Dhabi's way after a three year deal was signed by Twofour54 and O3 Productions.
The Berlin department store bows to pressure over pulling its settlement-produced wines off the shelf on Saturday.
Hint: it's not in the Gulf.
The famous Californian rock band ended its 35-year career with a bang in Abu Dhabi.
According to one senior administration official Kerry plans to discuss "the normal things you’d imagine we’d have to talk about."
Fostering a spirit of teamwork is beneficial for your career as well as for the company. Here's why.
The France international has been tipped to replace Rafa Benitez but has explained why he is not looking to succeed the Spaniard this season
November 22, 2015
Zamalek Sports Club has issued a statement in response to Portuguese coach Manuel Gesualdo Ferreira’s decision to suddenly terminate his contract with the club on Saturday.
It may have been a fake Al Aqsa, but Iranian forces were certainly victorious in the hypothetical battle scenario.
Investors from the Gulf Cooperation Council are among the biggest international investors in Turkey’s real estate market.
Twitter users are a little confused as to if Judge Rauf Rashid Abd al-Rahman has died, and when.
A 22-year-old Palestinian man was reportedly beaten then burned to death by Israeli settlers in the town of Kafr Kanna in norther Israel.
The UAE announced a plan to invest over Dh300 billion ($81.7 billion) and includes new national policies in legislation, investment, technology, education and finance. Its goal is to build a vibrant knowledge economy in the UAE.
Dubai-based e-commerce retailer Souq.com has received $27m in funding from the International Finance Corporation – a member of the World Bank Group – and the IFC Asset Management Company.
Beirut In, a leading online solutions agency in the Middle East, says that digital marketing provides a glimpse of what the future would look like for SMEs in the region.