June 22, 2015
More than two weeks after elections, in which no single-party won the majority., Turkey has yet to form a government.
From food to transportation, here are the ways the plummeting Syrian pound is affecting civilians.
Yes the Pali model's blessed with good looks, but what has Gigi Hadid got Taylor Swift's blessing for?
The wife of Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom apologized after tweeting a racist message about Barack Obama. Seems like it's too little too late.
The Arabs Got Talent star is in hot water over a little PDA at the airport!
Sunni allegations of Kurds' ethnic cleansing have deeper implications.
The family of five, includig a couple and their three children, first traveled to Turkey before crossing into Syria.
Lebanese singer Joseph Attieh showed his papa some love on Father's Day.
The Arab Idol star invites people to join the Ramadan campaign to support the children of Gaza.
A number of Gadhafi-era figures are on trial in Tripoli whilst peace talks are at a standstill. Is accountability may be the first step to reconciliation in war-torn Libya?
Saudi Arabia's King Abdulaziz International Airport will be able to handle 30 million passengers at the end of phase one and 80 million by phase three.
Moroccan singer Dounia Batma celebrated her step son Kay's birthday this week.
Several explosions were heard outside the parliament Monday morning, and all law makers have been evacuated.
Five guards from Lebanon's notorious Roumieh prison were arrested after a video sufficed online showing inmates being tortured.
A few interesting points to know about the kingdom from what people have found in the documents so far.
Cairo and Alexandria brace for a rich cultural week that will include Ramadan evenings in the unique setting of Fatimid Cairo, World Music Day celebrations, concerts by Egyptian and regional musicians, theatre plays and more.
After winning six medals at an international event, Farah Ann Abdul Hadi wasn't praised for her talent, but slammed by religious Muslims over her outfits. People need to get with the times?
Some 14 people were killed by Syrian government forces in Aleppo, local activists said.
At the end of 2014, 22.8 percent of the world's electricity came from renewables, and carbon dioxide emissions were unchanged from 2013.
Egypt on Sunday appointed its first ambassador to Israel since 2012, signalling an improvement in relations between the two countries.
Learn valuable tips from seasoned professionals in the Middle East
Increased demand for food and services in Saudi Arabia provides Yemeni expats with an opportunity to find employment.
Qatar is the third largest producer of natural gas and top exporter of LNG in the world.
With a heavy spend on Ramadan ads, TV dramas, and high price items, has the Holy Month become a month of overindulgence?
The World Health Organization released a report on Sunday saying more than 15 million Yemenis do no have access to healthcare.
Britain number one Andy Murray produced a clinical performance on Sunday to defeat his South African opponent Kevin Anderson in straight sets to lift his fourth Queen's Club title in London.
Top seed Roger Federer has bagged a record eighth Gerry Weber Open title after defeating his Italian opponent Andreas Seppi in straight sets in the summit clash at Halle on Sunday.
These centuries-old norias are more than just landmarks, and so far they're safe and sound.
An abridged translation of the statement released by the YPG after media reports of ethnic cleansing in the areas taken from Daesh.
Try winning six medals with these outfits proposed on Twitter.
June 21, 2015
Nico Rosberg got past Lewis Hamilton from the start to win the Austrian Grand Prix Sunday for a second successive season to close the gap in the Formula One championship.
An Egyptian judge on Sunday agreed to send 152 worker to a disciplinary committee
The Citizens are reportedly willing to accept Liverpool's demands and will offer a huge sum to sign the England international
A female opposition rights activist was sentenced in absentia on Sunday to three years in prison for insulting Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al Sabah.
Egyptian authorities plan to open its Rafah crossing to Gaza on Tuesday for three days.
The country's successful bid is under scrutiny by Swiss authorities, who are also investigating the decision to award the tournament to Qatar in 2022
A controversial cartoon mocking foreign press coverage of the events in Gaza in 2014 has been removed by the Israeli Foreign Ministry.
Morsi made an appearance in Egyptian court on Sunday to stand charges of spying for Qatar, his first since being sentenced to death last Tuesday.
The normally impassive Chelsea boss has revealed he could not contain his emotions when the Scot ended Britain's 77-year wait for a male singles champion in the summer of 2013.
Amal Maher dressed up as an air hostess on a flight from Egypt to Lebanon.
WikiLeaks is due to release over 500,000 classified documents from Saudi Arabia containing secret government information.
A Syrian refugee from Homs, looks on as he holds his child inside his house in a slum area in the Jordanian capital, Amman
A Syrian refugee from Homs, looks on as he holds his child inside his house in a slum area in the Jordanian capital, Amman. (AFP/Nader Daoud)
Former Arsenal midfielder Denilson’s move to Al Wahda seems to be very much on the cards with the Brazilian confirming to a leading news agency that he will be leaving Sao Paulo.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday said Daesh militants have planted explosives in the ancient part of the central Syrian city.
Emirati diva Ahlam claims to have found out about Ramez Galal's prank half an hour before filming started!
The bomb blast likely targeted the region's Syrian Kurds.
Ahmed Mansour, a senior Al-Jazeera Arabic TV journalist, was arrested at Tegel airport as he was heading to Qatar.
Saudi comedian actor Nasser al Qasabi has been accused of mocking religion in his new comedy series "Selfie." This triggered a wave of harsh criticism, with some demanding that his head is chopped off by ISIS.
Dozens of Daesh militants were killed in the Libyan city of Derna in a battle with fighters from the Mujahedeen Council of Derna.
The weird messages women are getting from this year's Ramadan specials; pan-Arab rock group resurrects the Arab World's beloved poets; and Father's Day ode to frumpy Lebanese dads.
Partnership with the Walt Disney Company is part of the Jerusalem Film Fund's strategy for luring creative investments to the city.
According to the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Daesh is abducting children from various districts near Mosul to groom them into fighters.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal ranks 14th in a list dominated by Americans.
Eight ways to become a better manager.
An Israeli paramilitary officer was stabbed by a Palestinian. The assailant was then shot and injured by police forces.
The new Galaxy tab A is available in 8-inch and two 9.7-inch models.
Under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, financial account information of US citizens and companies in the UAE will be handed over to the US Treasury.
France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called Israeli settlements a threat to peace between the Jewish state and Palestinians.
Yemenis are taking advantage of the high demand for temporary workers in shops and restaurants.
Money badly spent! An Emirati man unknowingly paid $68,000 for a fake online degree and is now asking authorities to take action.
Internet penetration is now at 76 percent in Jordan.
That awkward moment when you're with someone new and you bump into your ex.
Surge in food prices prior to Ramadan 'artificial' due to wide availability of food previously earmarked for export, claim consumer groups.
Anti-Islamic Dutch MP Geert Wilders published cartoons mocking Prophet Mohammed on YouTube.
A bank's eye-view of the loan application process.
Ramadan laws can be hard to keep up with. No two countries seem to have the same rules, let alone the same punishments! We broke down the laws for the most popular destinations in the Arab world. What's in, what's out, and what you'll have to do to make amends. It's the Ramadan crackdown countdown!
The British government has decided to fund "rescue archaeologists" to salvage historic sites and artifacts from Daesh militants in the Middle East.
Celeb couple Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas continue their PDA at LAX, despite not officially confirming their romance.
Up to 2,000 people held a counter demonstration against anti-Muslim group PEGIDA in Frankfurt after 200 members of the far-right group chanted slogans against Muslims in the city.
Syrian refugees long for Ramadan as it once was at home, as this year's holy month falls on difficult times.
Director Nabil Ayouch and Loubna Abidar will appear in court on July 15.
World Jewish Congress honors Helen Mirren for part in film "Woman in Gold."
UK Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a speech stating that some British Muslims are “quietly condoning” the ideology of Daesh. Is this really a constructive argument in the fight against radicalization?
Jerusalem Film Festival removes 'Beyond the Fear' film on Yigal Amir, in a move that organizers say threatens freedom of culture and art.
The Oscar-winning actress and her 9 year old daughter also made an unannounced visit to Lebanon ahead of World Refugee Day.
A 15-year-old Palestinian boy was shot twice and wounded by Israeli forces in the West Bank village of Bireh Saturday.
Former IDF chief of staff and defense minister Shaul Mofaz could be arrested upon arrival to London under a UK law that approves arrest warrants for Israeli officials accused of war crimes.
It's the most wonderful time of the year...right?; Ramadan legal restrictions around the Middle East; speech remains unfree in Iran even as authorities free prominent rights activist.
An al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab imam in the UK has had his ankle tracking device removed because it was making him "delusional."
Following an international arrest warrant issued by Egyptian authorities, German police arrest Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour at Berlin airport.
The grant will bring much-needed support to vital services and social protection.
June 20, 2015
Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova know a thing or two about winning Wimbledon, which is probably why neither defending champion has changed their preparations as they head into this year's tournament, starting in nine days' time.
British ace Andy Murray has insisted that he plans to stick with his French coach Amelie Mauresmo and her deputy Jonas Bjorkman for a 'long time'.
Serbia won its first ever FIFA U-20 World Cup title on Saturday morning, with Nemanja Maksimovic grabbing a dramatic extra time winner to seal a 2-1 victory over Brazil.
Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter is supporting the proposal for the organisation's top officials to pass integrity checks as the governing body remains caught up in scandal.
Hospital officials and activist sources say ten people were killed and 15 injured Saturday as Syrian regime forces dropped so-called "elephant missiles" over residential areas of Syria's second-largest city.
Three Italians and a French citizen were arrested by Turkish authorities as they entered the country from Kobane, which lies just across the Syrian border.
Jay Leno in defense of Israel talks about his "love of the Jewish people" and his admiration of the Jewish state as the 'purest democracy'. The US funny man talks to the JPost about his love of all things Italian and Jewish.
As jailed Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan's condition worsens, Palestine's Minister of Prisoner's Affairs on Saturday urged UN chief Ban Ki-moon to take action against human rights violations in Israeli jails.
Amidst attacks on Syria's Druze community, Israel's top ethnically Druze government official said at a briefing Saturday he fears members of his ethnic-religious sect are under grave risk of persecution in Syria's embattled Aleppo.
As June 20 marks UN World Refugee Day, the international body reports record numbers of displaced people who fled armed conflicts in 2014.
Archaeological experts say a barrel bomb attack on Syria’s northern rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan inflicted serious damage on a famed mosaic museum.
Bahraini secular opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif was unexpectedly freed on Friday after over four years imprisonment for his role in protests demanding reform in the tiny Gulf kingdom.
Nostalgia for the Holy Month in a Damascus before war; a look into the ancient medinas of Morocco; and how a Cairo girl broke gender norms to get the car of her dreams.
Witnesses on Saturday said a car bomb exploded near a Shiite mosque known to be used by the Houthi militia in Yemen's capital.
Palestinian police arrested 33 people after a family dispute erupted in the al-Jalama town in northern Jenin early Saturday, leaving nine injured.
Scandinavian fishing trawler Marianne arrived at the port of Messina in Sicily on Thursday, from where it will then head to Gaza to join this year's 'Freedom Flotilla.'
Heavy shelling by Egyptian security forces in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid on Friday killed 15 suspected militants and injured another 20.
Pro government Syrian tribal leaders on Friday rejected support from Jordan's King Abdullah II against Daesh militants.
Hamas' military wing has claimed responsibility for the attack on two Israeli settlers in the West Bank on Friday, leaving one dead and another lightly injured, reports say.