July 2, 2014
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).
Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.
Andoni Zubizarreta, sporting director of Barcelona football club, in a press conference, commended Luis Suarez for his humility after the Uruguayan striker admitted the bite for the first time via a twitter message.
Jamal Suliman is careful to spare the feelings of his son Mohammad when it comes to Facebook!
It's unforgivable what happened to the three Israeli teenagers killed by Palestinians. But acting in the name of revenge to a Palestinian teenager this morning is equally deplorable.
Dozens of ISIL militants were killed in an air raid over the northern city of Mosul, according to the Iraqi army.
Dozens of Palestinians were injured during clashes with Israeli forces in East Jerusalem following the kidnap and killing of a 16-year-old boy.
In the public statement the Prime Minister called on all sides not to take the law into their own hands and noted that Israel is a nation of laws and everyone must act according to the law.
Everybody loves Syrian superstar Asala Nasri, just ask her Facebook followers!
Anyone caught using fake certificates to get a visa or job could face up to ten years in jail, so make sure you're up front about your grades in the UAE!
Military spokesman says demolition of West Bank house belonging to Ziad Awad, who was released in Schalit deal, was intended to serve as deterrent to terrorists.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Kuwait released 152 Egyptian prisoners as a goodwill gesture for Ramadan.
Cairo hosts its first ever Sofar concert, part of a global movement that brings live music to people’s living rooms.
Twitter users gave Syria's famous Bab al-Hara TV soap opera a Lebanese twist Monday, with people making jokes about common national stereotypes they said would creep into the popular Ramadan show if it was set in Beirut rather than Damascus.
President of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government, Masoud Barzani, said on Tuesday that a Kurdish referendum will take place "in a matter of months."
Russia called on the UN Security Council to bar crude oil sales by terrorist groups including the the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria.
Now George Clooney's parents jet into Lake Como ahead of wedding of the year... after Amal visits Italian villa with her mother.
The UN children’s agency and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called for the release of more than 100 Kurdish schoolboy and girls abducted by Takfiri militants in Syria late May.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Israeli police found the body of a teenager in the Jerusalem area on Wednesday after it was reported that a Palestinian youth had been kidnapped in the city’s east, sparking speculation of a revenge attack for the murder of three Israeli teens
Yikes! Mohammad Assaf can't get out of bed thanks to a health glitch!
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
Najwa Karam & Ahlam take a ride on Lebanese Minister Leila al Solh's swing in her Beirut home on Monday. (Image: Facebook)
Najwa Karam Ahlam
Palestinians held the funeral of a 20-year-old man who was shot dead during a raid in the Jenin refugee camp Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
In light of Lebanon’s recent spate of bombings, raids and clashes, you might assume British soul singer Joss Stone was a bit nervous when she flew into Beirut Tuesday night, but she got her game face on and made her way there.
The 29th Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts was a grand slam success with A-list stars storming the stage and fans that followed them to the Roman city.
The sixth round of nuclear talks between Tehran and the so-called P5+1 are set to resume Wednesday.
Beirut's infamous crocodile who has been living in a polluted river for years near a company plant was moved to a crocodile zoo in the UK this week.
According to Moody's, Turkey's exports could decline by 15 percent if the fighting between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Iraqi military forces continues.
Brent oil held steady above $112 per barrel as upbeat manufacturing data in China pointed to demand growth while conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine continued to underpin supply concerns.
The Kings of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates issued pardons and reduced prison sentences for over one hundred Egyptians this Ramadan; remembering the Egyptian youth who stood up; and Ramadan is about the true jihad of the soul.
July 1, 2014
Two goals in the first additional period were enough to dispatch a brave challenge from the Americans, who got one back through Green to set up a tense finale
What better way to bring the awareness of the massive percentage of sexual abuse happening within the family tree than using Disney characters to drive home the point; Maliki lingers on; and Wikileaks and the 2008 Lebanese Elections
Israel's Prime Minister confirmed Tuesday that Tel Aviv is planning to target Hamas in Gaza in response to the recent kidnapping and deaths of the three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
The American MV Cape Ray arrived in Italy's Gioia Tauro port Tuesday to aid in the destruction of at least 1,300 tons of chemical weapons from Syria.
The Real Madrid winger curled a low shot past Diego Benaglio after Lionel Messi's run and pass to see off a spirited challenge from Ottmar Hitzfeld's side
An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility Tuesday for Monday's bombings at the Ittihadiya palace.
The 25-year-old has long been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge, and the switch has now been confirmed by the Blues
Iran's deputy foreign minister said Tuesday that Tehran is ready to supply weapons to Baghdad if Iraqi leadership asks for help, while ISIS front man calls for more jihad during the holy month of Ramadan.
Three top Muslim Brotherhood-linked leaders were arrested in Egypt Tuesday ahead of the anniversary of former president Mohammed Morsi's oust last year.
Budding pilots and curious daredevils can fly the prestigious Airbus A380 in Dubai, within a realistic flight simulator, at a second location in Dubai.
Some Islamist groups in Syria have "dismissed" the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's claim that they have established an Islamic caliphate.
The recent political remarks made by Egyptian actor Amro Waked, which many had opposed, have negatively impacted his latest television drama “Ahil Iskandaria” (the People of Alexandria).
Saudia had refused to respond to the requests of the domestic Haj companies for meetings to discuss the problems they had been experiencing," he said.
The joke's on you Ramiz! Athar Al Hakim had the court rule against airing her controversial episode on the prank show
After claiming that filming the episode nearly cost her her life, Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim won a lawsuit against the prank show “Ramiz Qirsh Al Bahr” (Ramiz Shark of the Sea) .
The Lebanese diva's "Words on Papers" season has commenced, and she wants to know what you think, assuming it's positive, of course.
The midfielder joined the Anfield club for a fee of €31m on Tuesday and revealed it was his "wish" to play for such a "special" team
As can be expected, Syria’s once-proud television drama and comedy industry continues to decline. This season, the few shows that exist are not as well done as years before the crisis began.
A Canadian immigration company has, in violation of Saudi citizenship laws, posted an advertisement on the newspapers encouraging Saudi citizens to apply for Greek and Canadian citizenship, Makkah daily reported.
At least six security force officers were killed from a roadside bomb that exploded in Tunisia's Kef region Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia pledged $500 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq Tuesday.
More than 2,400 were killed in Iraq in June in what has developed into the deadliest month in the country this year. Baghdad also failed to elect a new parliament to handle the growing crisis Tuesday over lack of quorum.
Ready to pull an Emirates? Qatar Airways threatens to cancel Airbus order if its demands are not met
"If they (European airport slots) are limited further, we will stop buying European aircraft. We have 186 orders at Airbus. What impact would that have on German jobs?"
In another horrific case involving a man's so-called "honor", a Pakistani woman's eyes were gouged out by her ex-husband because he claimed he "wanted to send a message through her to all women with loose morals.”
Saudi Arabian men are consuming locusts by the hundreds because they believe it will help their libido.
Belgium and the United States of America both have their work cut out for them in this afternoon's clash of wills in a chase for a place in the World Cup quarterfinals.
ISIS captured a strategic Syrian border town from rebels, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Argentina will look to be the favorites to advance on the day as Lionel Messi has proven he is out to make sure his nation are a major factor in this summer's competition having been their hero several times in the group stages.
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has named Prime Minister Erdogan as its candidate.
Iraqi Kurds will vote on an independent Kurdish state within months.
14 ways to get out of Ramadan for out- of- practice Muslims: Celebrating a pro-choice Ramadan with exemptions and get-out clauses in support of your decision to skip the fasting!
The United Nations hailed Lebanon's army for its efforts in controlling the country's security situation after a wave of terrorist attacks.
The higher committee for regulating the working hours of retail shops has completed a draft law that will force all shops and sales outlets across the Kingdom to work anywhere between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Haifa Wehbe and Myriam Fares are both making their TV drama debuts this Ramadan, but their characters have already been criticised for being way way too similar!
“The wages system in Egypt is closer to randomness than to being organised,” the minister said, adding that “a project for income law will be submitted to the cabinet during the coming period.”
Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc on Monday said Ankara does not favor a divided Iraq.
An alarming number of extremists are leaving their Western countries to fight alongside ISIL.
Poor Lebanese singer Qamar almost got killed this week. Why would anyone want her dead?
Pascale Machaalani was set to host her annual concert in Tunisia, when something horrific forced her to cancel.
President Barack Obama announced deploying an additional 300 U.S. troops to Iraq, bringing the total number of American personnel in the country to 750.
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called on Egyptians to stage mass demonstrations on July 3 to protest President Sisi.
Fear is growing in Lebanon that terrorist attacks in the country could escalate during Ramadan. Western diplomatic sources expressed concern after Lebanese forces dismantled three terror cells this week.
A British woman was sentenced to four years in jail for consuming hashish.
Israeli soldiers shot dead an 18-year-old Palestinian during a raid in Jenin, early Tuesday. The raid came hours after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found near Hebron.
Rumor has it that Janet Jackson is fasting this Ramadan!
Three men were killed and seven people injured during clashes at Shatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut.
Human rights group B'Tselem Monday called on the Israeli government to refrain from acts of vengeance after three bodies of missing Israeli teens were found in the West Bank.
Elissa looks happy basking in the warm sun around pretty flowers and magnificent architecture. (Image: Facebook)
A ball of fire is seen following an Israel airstrike in Rafah
A parliamentary session to begin forming a new government will begin Tuesday.
Hamas has warned against any Israeli attack on Palestinians in retaliation for the recent deaths of three Israeli teens.
Fayrouz released a little religious somethin' somethin' just before Ramadan in tribute to her late hubby
As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby
Muslims might be fasting and all that jazz, but some deem the Ramadan dramas promote decadence instead.
A 29-year-old Saudi scientist developed a test to immediately recognize superbugs.
Michel Aoun proposed that the constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president.
An expansion of Qatar's gas facilities helped fuel breakneck GDP growth averaging 17 per cent a year between 2006 and 2011.
Increasing dependence of the GCC states on oil revenues poses a rising credit risk, a new survey by S&P says.
Regardless of what the real business issue was behind the scenes of Arabtec, confusion reigned publicly, and undoubtedly privately also, resulting in an unhealthy knee-jerk reaction in the market.
Travel operators in Riyadh will increase the prices of weekend Umrah packages from SR90 ($23) per head to SR160 ($42) from Wednesday thanks to the influx of pilgrims during Ramadan.
The resumption of car exports to Russia comes at a time of greater openness to trade with Iran in the wake of an interim nuclear deal.
The Chelsea forward turned home Thomas Muller's cross before the Arsenal playmaker fired home just before Abdelmoumene Djabou scored a consolation in the dying seconds