April 20, 2016
Queen Elizabeth II wants Nadiya Hussain to bake her 90th birthday cake.
Dubai's largest lender is the latest to announce job cuts, as the banking industry struggles to save costs in a weaker economy.
A British magazine will award almost $1,500 to the nastiest poem about the Turkish President!
The Musicians Syndicate rescinded the permit of Egyptian singer Dina El-Wedidi on Sunday night after accusing her of insulting the board of the syndicate.
Daesh militants attacked a Turkish military camp in northern Iraq and lost almost three dozen militants.
A young girl abandoned at a public park is facing hundreds of offers for a temporary home.
Bugs Bunny and company will find a new home on Yas Island in 2018, in a billion-dollar project that is expected to create 1,000 jobs.
A man was reportedly killed over the price of a cup, prompting angry reactions on the streets and online.
The fate of an Australian mother and TV crew is expected to be revealed Wednesday amid attempts to convince the father to drop the lawsuit over the abduction of his two children.
Vintage photographs shed light on Baghdad's modernist past; a DJ remixes her mother's retro Armenian tunes; and Israel's tourism industry wipes Palestinian history from the map - literally.
One month after the fatal air crash in Rostov-On-Don, the airline has launched a website to express condolences for those who perished on flight FZ981.
OSN adds Comedy Central HD to its roster in the Middle East.
April 19, 2016
We hear you knocking, but you can't come in! Take a tour of the Middle East's many border barriers.
Real Madrid are closing in on their city and Clasico rivals, but the Blancos boss warned his side have achieved nothing in La Liga yet
Tractorsazi Tabriz' Mehdi Kiani (L) vies for the ball with Al-Hilal's Yussef al-Salem during their AFC Champions League group stage football match in Doha on April 19, 2016. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
Actress Ronit Elkabetz has passed away on Tuesday.
Why did David Beckham play in Kuwait All-Star game banned by FIFA?
A second blast struck central Kabul.
A carpenter threatened to murder a babysitter when she discovered his affair.
The 28-year-old guard led Bandar Imam to the Iranian league title last week and has also played in Italy and Germany in the past.
Syrian regime airstrikes hit two civilian areas in the Idlib province.
The need for a protocol on good governance in sports organisations and lesser reliance on government support were the key recommendations made at the fourth Oman Sports Conference (OSC) that was held at Grand Hyatt on Monday.
A court in Germany on Tuesday rejected a claim for slander by the Qatar Football Association (QFA) against former German football federation president Theo Zwanziger.
Afghan media has released more details about he deadly Kabul attack, with at least 24 people killed.
Superstar Haifa Wehbe is currently filming scenes for Project Runway ME.
Jordanian honour guards parade during an official welcoming ceremony for the French president.
A strike by 6,000 oil workers in Kuwait has reduced the country's output to to just 1.1 million barrels per day, compared to 2.81 million barrels last month.
Latifa looks almost unrecognizable on the cover of her new TV series's promotional poster.
The 20-year-old from Ramtha was caught in Turkey while trying to cross into Syria.
Egypt's ninth largest trading partner signed a number of deals including support for the Cairo metro renovation, financing a wind power station and €180M in loans for additional infrastructure projects.
Dubai-based Barajoun Entertainment is bringing its $30M epic computer-animated adventure tale to the Cannes Film Festival next month.
Economically embattled Greece has been the main point of arrival for migrants and asylum seekers entering Europe, with most of them crossing by sea from Turkey until a deal was struck with Ankara last month to return people.
Arab Idol was going to be filmed in Jordan, according to the show's celebrity judge Ahlam!
The legendary Spanish singer follows in the footsteps of Marcel Khalife as he takes the stage at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah.
The World Bank has revised downwards expat remittances to Lebanon in 2015 from $7.5B to $7.16B, and there is little hope for a rebound in 2016.
If you're choosing a smartphone based on how secure it is, you need to examine your biggest concerns.
Dr. Farid Hafez from the University of Salzburg and Dr. Enes Bayraklı analyze Islamophobia in Europe vis-a-vis their new annual report, 'European Islamophobia Report 2015'.
Here's how to compare your salary with others in your field.
Amnesty International released the video Tuesday, showing life under siege in the small city of Daraya. (Warning: graphic content)
A street vendor, nicknamed in the Moroccan media as "The Baghrir (Moroccan pancake) vendor Umm Fatiha," committed self-immolation after a Kenitra police officer confiscated her stall.
The contract was announced at a signing attended by Egypt's President Sisi and French President François Hollande in Cairo.
Current revenue sharing arrangements outlined by the 1994 Paris Protocol are depriving the Palestinian economy of vital revenue, according to a World Bank report.
Ahead of his April concert in Abu Dhabi, Andrea Bocelli said that he's 'happy to return to an a extraordinary land.'
Airlines in Oman are feeling the pressure as falling oil prices and tighter budgets have led to a decline in corporate bookings.
Shoura member Haya Al-Minai said she is proposing to amend Article 36 in the Traffic Law to state that driving is an equal right for men and women.
Female fan pays $90,000 to kiss Ricky Martin on the lips at AIDS charity fundraiser.
According to the forensic report, the victim was left with a partial brain damage after the attack. He has been suffering recurrent epilepsy episodes and has become very aggressive and nervous, the report said.
Qatar Development Fund is supporting a $2.5B sharia-compliant fund created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to combat poverty.
14 things you gotta know about Ricky Martin's new Syrian boyfriend!
Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Arab from Shuafat in east Jerusalem was abducted, burned and brutally murdered on July 2, 2014 while waiting to enter a mosque.
The new partnership will see expansion of the UK fashion brand with 25 new stores in Saudi Arabia and a rollout of stores in the Gulf.
All the way from the Philippines and X Factor UK, girl group '4th Impact' is headed for a performance in Dubai this month.
The decision was reached after "some of our people in Palestine complained and expressed reservations toward the process," according to al-Nsoor.
At least 38 people have lost their lives due to heavy rains accompanied by flash floods in northern parts of Afghanistan, according to officials.
The investment comprises nine freehold plots of land in the Al Quoz Industrial Area covering an area of approximately 630,000 sq ft.
The deal struck over Iran's nuclear programme last year, under which the US backed the gradual lifting of international sanctions against the Islamic Republic, did nothing to reassure Riyadh.
There was no indication of the source of the blast, but rocket attacks remain common in the city.
High Negotiations Committee will remain in Geneva for 'technical discussions', UN envoy said.
Authorities are arguing against the oil workers' right to strike, calling out limitations on unions to follow dispute-settlement mechanisms.
As oil prices plunge in the wake of the failed oil producers' meeting, here are five things we learned.
Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld reported that bomb disposal experts had identified the cause of the blast as an explosive device on the bus.
Despite being famed for its love of cats, a million stray cats and dogs are reported to be causing a headache for the city authorities.
An Israeli peace activist reflects on Jewish-Muslim relations in Morocco; a baby born amid war in Syria; and revisiting the Qana massacre twenty years later.
The Chelsea midfielder has backed the Leicester winger to scoop the PFA award for the leading star of 2015/16, and believes the Algerian could succeed at the Camp Nou
April 18, 2016
Cairo giants Ahly played down on Monday claims that they were interested in acquiring the services of Hull City's Egyptian winger Ahmed Elmohamady.
The Jeddah Autism Center, a subsidiary of Al Faisalya Women Welfare Society, held a Cycling Marathon to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day under the slogan #Altouhdi_kman_draj (#autistics_ are also_ cyclists) on Saturday.
Bus in Talpiot neighborhood went up in flames; 15 people rushed to hospital, including two in serious condition; police say unclear if it was an attack.
The Lebanese superstar held yet another one of her classic concerts in the North African country.
The Puerto Rican superstar introduced his new bae to the world on Instagram this week.
Egyptian government had announced transferring sovereignty of Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia.
The defender has grown frustrated by the constant speculation surrounding his future and admits he will leave Bayern Munich if they want to sell him at the end of the season
Francois Hollande was speaking alongside Sisi in Cairo at the Egyptian-French Business Forum; Egyptian president says Europe needs to see things through our scope and culture.
Last week saw Saudi’s rampant religious police’s powers clipped. A look at the timing and significance of this power-’strip’ geopolitically.
The country's travel advice for Turkey includes a conspicuous warning to tourists.
After the Kingdom's notorious morality police were stripped of their powers, some Saudis fear a national slide into depravity, wizardry and licentiousness.
Jordan had also called Iran to respect the sovereignty of nations and respond to the Arab efforts to forge a balanced and solid joint ties based on respect for the principles of the international relations and international law.
In an interview with state broadcaster NDR, the chairman of the Central Council of Muslims, Aiman Mazyek, said that for "the first time since Hitler's Germany there is a party that again seeks to discredit an entire religious community and threatens its existence."
Saad Lamjarred added to the list of celebrities not wanting to take part in Ramez Galal's prank show.
Telecommunications Minister Butros Harb, who was present at the session, slammed the "shameful" failure to elect a head of state, saying that he came to parliament because he has a "constitutional role to fulfill."
Who would have thought that Ragheb Alama had a hidden problem with his former Arab Idol colleague Hassan el Shafei?
The men were charging 10 dinars ($33) for the sexual services offered under the guise of massages, Kuwaiti daily Al Rai reported on Sunday.
Roma's director Walter Sabatini insisted on Sunday that Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah "will not be harmed" over a proposed plan that if implemented will see Serie A players raise banners next weekend to demand the truth over the murder of Italian student Gulio Regeni in Cairo.
The new low cost airline company, Flyadeal, will take on regional budget carriers such as Oman's Salam Air, launched last month.
Sanders protesters threw dollar bills at guests arriving at George and Amal's fundraising dinner for Hillary Clinton in LA.
Unemployment protests turned violent on the island of Kerkennah, prompting military intervention.
In anticipation of Finding Dory's release, an online campaign has been launched calling for Disney to abandon its new trend of dubbing films in modern standard Arabic instead of Egyptian.
French President Francois Hollande confirmed support for a $1.4B Cairo metro expansion project and $1B arms agreement as pressure mounts against Sisi in the capital.
Israeli forces fired tear gas into a girls' school in Hebron, wounding eleven.
How many of these films, which were shot in Jordan, have you seen?
Amy Samir Ghanem and Hassan Raddad are finally making their relationship official.
'We're not here to share power, but to establish a transitional government with full authority', said top opposition negotiator.
A new update will allow users to check their emails, respond with pre-set messages or voice dictation from your wrist.
Understand what lenders are looking for, and increase highlight your good financial standing when applying for a long-term loan.
With a compromise found in the row over compulsory hijabs for female cabin crew, the first Air France flight in eight years landed in Tehran with the French transport minister and business delegation.
Working for an international organization or non-profit is not just about getting field experience; you need the required skills and commitment.
Delegations refuse to meet in Kuwait to discuss peace after multiple ceasefire violations from both sides.
Kris Jenner talks business mentoring in Dubai (and even reveals her who her fave daughter is)!
An attempted kidnapping of Libya's former Prime Minister caused military personnel to be deployed to Tripoli.
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), CVC Capital Partners and Canada's Brookfield had reportedly planned the takeover last autumn.
A private Arabic tutor was caught touching a young girl inappropriately in Dubai.