February 23, 2015
Turkey is planning to offer citizenship to Saudi investors, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said here on Sunday.
The militias, which have been controlling Tripoli since 2014, lauded efforts made by a western Libya council of tribal dignitaries to hammer out a truce among warring groups in the western cities of Zintan and Misurata.
"Saudi Arabia will be the next frontier after the US, where shale and unconventional will make a significant contribution to our energy mix, especially gas."
Egypt will hold an international auction for eight oil and natural gas exploration blocks in the Mediterranean Sea.
Seven Palestinians were injured by live bullets during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem late Sunday.
Kurdish fighters retook some 20 villages from Daesh militants in the Syrian province of Hassakeh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Israel's defense ministry said Sunday the $2.82 billion deal will help boost the country's economy.
Jerusalem cleared snow Saturday, and for that they must be dealt with, a rabbi said Sunday.
Airlines called for more flights to Beirut on Sunday in response to increased passenger demand.
The all-new Mercedes AMG GT and GT S were unveiled for the first time in Bahrain last night (February 21) by Al Haddad Motors.
February 22, 2015
The 21-year-old attacker has been heavily linked with a summer move to North London, but insists he will only leave Lyon if he is guaranteed a place in their first XI
Daesh has captured 23 people in the northern Iraqi province of Salahuddin
Australia's prime minister is clamping down on extremists, but Muslims say they're the scapegoat.
The suspect is an 18-year-old Palestinian who was "illegal in Israel" and taken in for questioning Sunday.
Dubai’s residential rents are poised to soften in 2015 due to additional supply entering the market, according to a new report by property consultant Asteco.
A government whistleblower who tweets under the pseudonym Fuat Avni argued on Tuesday that most lenders in Turkey are vulnerable to being seized by the government.
Lured by the snowy mountains and skiing season, the number of visitors to Lebanon in January 2015 increased by 22.6 percent compared with the same month in 2014.
Air traffic control is a seemingly invisible concept, and as such it’s often forgotten about.
Multiple bombings in Iraq have killed 12 people and wounded many more, the Associated Press has reported.
The heads of Europe's leading clubs and leagues, including Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore, will make a last-ditch stand this week to prevent the 2022 Qatar World Cup being switched to November and December, causing untold damage to the global calendar and potentially throwing television scheduling into chaos.
Daesh has reportedly said it will deliver the bodies of dead Kurdish fighters in return for payment, according to a German newspaper.
Celebrities with budgets through the roof eye a $55 million apartment.
Were these guys separated at birth? Seriously, these Arab superstars must have a secret Tinseltown twin. Do you see the resemblance?
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to cut security ties with Israel if the country continues to withhold tax revenues, the Associated Press has reported.
The former England captain says FIFA and UEFA have "let football down, time and time again" in failing to adequately address the issue of racism.
Turkish forces are evacuating their soldiers Sunday after a ground mission to relocate a tomb in Syria.
Militants associated with Daesh have claimed responsibility for both the attack against the Iranian embassy earlier today, as well as rocket-fire against an airport this past weekend.
The number of Daesh (ISIS) fighters from Europe is drying up since European states have introduced tighter restrictions on would-be fighters traveling to Iraq and Syria, Reuters has reported.
And as time moves forward, mobile computing will continue to be a double-edged sword for IT departments.
The 4G-LTE network is set to cover more than a third of the global population by the end of the year as 4G deployments continue to accelerate across the world, according to new data.
Istanbul men don miniskirts to protest sexual violence; why Palestinians should reject Erdogan's advocacy; rise of e-commerce in MENA
Rolls-Royce is developing an all-new model with exceptional presence, elegance and purpose, featuring the luxury of a Rolls-Royce in a vehicle that can cross any terrain.
Two bombs have exploded outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, causing minimum damage to the empty building.
Dubai Duty Free, one of the UAE's leading airport retailers, and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) have re-signed this week global tennis stars Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki as brand ambassadors for Dubai Duty Free.
Miss Fashionista Maya Diab has a new business venture, and we think you're totes going to like it!
Projects worth around $200 billion (Dh734.47 billion) were cancelled globally in the last three months due to falling oil prices.
A dressed-up man parades during the annual festival of Zambo, that marks the beginning of lent, the Christian fasting season ahead of Easter
A dressed-up man parades during the annual festival of Zambo, that marks the beginning of lent, the Christian fasting season ahead of Easter
Residential property rents in Qatar have increased 20 per cent over last year, but the oil price crash may help stabilise the market and prevent an unreasonable further hike, according to a report.
Some snickering fans spread rumors that Ragheb Alama and Elissa were more than just colleagues after the songstress shared a picture of the two all kinds of cuddly on set X Factor.
The company said that Egyptian spending in the first 15 days of the festival amounted to $10.18m, an increase of 52% compared to their spending in the same period last year.
Israeli authorities have opened numerous dams following recent heavy rain, causing hundreds of Palestinians to flee from flooding in the Gaza Valley.
Three schoolgirls from the UK who allegedly fled their homes to join Daesh have crossed into Syria, according to a report from the Telegraph.
India's Kalyani industrial group announced on Thursday a "substantial" joint venture with Israel to make missiles and other weapons.
Kuwaiti singer Shams must have really upset her hubby for him to block her on Whatsapp!
Israeli fighter jets have have entered Lebanon’s airspace, flying at low altitudes over several areas.
All the students on campus at Cairo University were only actors as Adel Imam's new program "A Manager and the Head of a Department" filmed scenes on location.
Family and friends of three schoolgirls believed to have fled the UK to join Daesh in Syria pleaded for them to return home.
New uber-modern development, Meier-on-Rothschild Tower, might bring a bunch of Tinseltown names to settle in Tel Aviv.
We know her well from "Scoop with Raya" among a slew of other TV appearances. MBC presenter Raya Abirached shares what it's like to be an Arab celebrity living in London.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the US-led international coalition responded to a Daesh attack in Iraq, killing 27 militants.
Fifty-year-old farmer Abdelrahman Abu Tir, whose name coincidentally translates as "father of the bird", has for the last three years been farming ostriches for meat in a project unique in the Palestinian Territories.
Joakim Medin, a freelance journalist from Sweden, was released by Syrian forces after having been near the Turkish border.
OSN is the region's leading pay-TV network, and they're the ones bringing you the Oscars!
In his first public comments since resignation, former Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi reasserted his authority in a statement to Al-Jazeera news.
Two-time semi-finalist Mikhail Youzhny will be looking to go at least one better as he makes his 14th successive appearance at the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open that starts at the Dubai Tennis Stadium from Monday.
Daesh released a new video which presumably shows 21 Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in cages being paraded through packed streets in the embattled Iraqi province of Kirkuk.
One of the oldest employees in the famous Dubai Zoo might be old and frail, but he's still opens the doors every day at 6am!
A stormy aftermath: Gaza families take stock of their losses after severe winter weather hits the strip
Homeless families living in the Gaza Strip take inventory of their losses after a hard winter storm. Fortunately, no deaths were reported.
The West has been trying to stop private donors from funding Daesh militants with little impact on the extremist group. Is there any other way the Kurds, Iraqi army and the US-led coalition can take them down?
Successful operation overnight with tanks and troops brings back the body of Suleyman Shah in Turkey's only exclave, Turkish prime minister and army confirm.
Egypt’s Ansar Bait al-Maqdis militant group has dismissed media reports that it has pledged allegiance to Daesh, whose members are currently wreaking havoc in Syria and neighboring Iraq.
A five-member consortium has received a ‘Letter of Conditional Acceptance’ from the Qatar Railways Company for a systems package of the Doha Metro.
At least four people were killed and 20 injured in the Syrian city of Aleppo hours after another blast killed four in Qardahain.
At Scoopi Cafe, a newly launched gourmet chocolatier and ice cream café on Jumeirah Road in Dubai, a scoop of their signature ‘Black Diamond’ sundae sells no less than Dh2,999 ($816.)
Syrian refugees suffer severe winter weather; satirical musings on radical Islam; Machiavelli and the Houthis; and a disappointing year for Iranian cinema.
Baghdad has named its first female mayor, a government spokesman said Saturday. AFP reported that Zekra Al Wash, a civil engineer and director general of the ministry of higher education, is the first woman to be given such a post in Iraq.
The desert here may not grow tea commercially, but a factory by the sea in Dubai is en route to having the largest stand-alone tea facility that supplies to the rest of the world,
Moody’s cut Russia’s debt rating by one notch into ‘junk’ territory Friday, saying the Ukraine crisis and the fall in oil prices and the ruble will further undermine Russia’s economy.
Yemen’s foreign exchange reserves have stabilised after a steep fall due to its political turmoil, but ballooning government debt issuance indicates the country may be moving closer to a fiscal crunch, central bank data showed on Friday.
February 21, 2015
Egypt's Ahly scored deep in stoppage time to bring back to mind their memorable Confederation Cup triumph last year but their hopes were crushed after they lost 6-5 on penalties away to Algeria's ES Setif in the African Super Cup on Saturday.
Top-seeded Simona Halep earned the tenth title of her career and made it a Gulf double by capturing the Dubai Open with a tenacious and skilful 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) win over Karolina Pliskova on Saturday.
The defending champion of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships champion Roger Federer surprised guests at the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Burj Al Arab on Thursday evening.
Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah has claimed that after winning the European 10,000-metre gold, his Great Britain teammate Andy Vernon questioned his nationality.
Four people were killed in in President Assad's town of Qardaha on Saturday, a monitoring group has said.
Jihadists in Libya pose a direct threat to Europe, according to France's prime minister who was speaking at a gathering in Madrid.
More journalists have been targeted and killed than ever before. The deadliest region? The Middle East.
Jordanian children make a snowman in the Jordanian capital Amman
At the end of a horrific video released by Daesh (ISIS) in Libya showing the killings of 21 Christian Egyptians, the group vowed to conquer Rome.
Daesh militants have reportedly burned to death 50 civilians in Iraq’s violence-plagued western province of al-Anbar, in a brutal execution similar to the one previously carried out on a Jordanian pilot.
Ten artists from five Arab countries have been granted production grants from Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy (or Culture Resource), in the second leg of its 2014 Production Awards Programme.
Saudi film festival opens despite cinema ban in the ultra conservative country!
Ten children were among at least 48 people killed in northern Syria this week as government forces executed the families of five five reported rebels, AFP reported.
Rockets have been fired at Libya's Labraq airport from the Daesh-controlled city of Derna, Reuters has reported.
One hundred years of beauty in Iran, in one video.
Copts sorrowful over deaths, but praise government's response; how the Israeli Left can win in 2015; and a Saudi cleric who rejects science gets a humorous response.
Resigned Yemeni president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi left his home in the capital Sanaa Saturday, apparently released from house arrest placed on the leader by Houthi militants in late January.
Hundreds were evacuated from there homes in Dubai's Torch tower as civil defense workers attempted to quell billowing flames from one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.
A Swedish journalist who was planning to enter a Daesh-controlled area in Syria has been out-of-touch for four days.
This week's snowstorms in the Middle East have hit the region's most vulnerable population with full force. Multiple children have died of hypothermia and many others are at risk.
A UN commission has drafted lists of those who have committed war crimes in Syria's civil war. The list is now ready to be published.
February 20, 2015
Militants fighting for Daesh claimed responsibility for 3 car bombs that killed over 40 people in Libya on Friday. The militants noted that the attacks were in response to Egypt's airstrikes on Derna
Three British teenagers are missing from their UK homes. They flew to Istanbul on Tuesday and are believed to be en route to Syria.
Hundreds of ethnic Turkmens, a minority in Iraq, are now in the hands of Daesh, a report said Thursday.
A International Atomic Energy Agency report shows that Iran has ended nuclear centrifuge testing and has fulfilled its obligations under the interim nuclear deal signed in November 2013.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces are preparing to take on Daesh in the city of Mosul in April-May, according to a U.S. official.
Intelligence sources told media Friday that an assassination attempt on the Turkish leader's daughter was well planned.
UN Under Secretary for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman urged donors to fulfill pledges for Gaza. He warned of the "increasingly worrisome" situation that could lead to an escalation of clonflict.
The explosions targeted government officials who met at the hotel Friday.
Somalia's ministers were attacked at a hotel by jihadist group al-Shabaab Friday.
As international leaders hold talks on the Syria conflict, Kurdish and rebel forces gained control of 19 villages in Raqqa on Thursday.