September 29, 2015
Security forces in Afghanistan launched a counter-attack against the Taliban after the militant group seized control of the northern city of Kunduz.
World powers from Saudi Arabia to Iran to the US and Russia are currently trying to solve the Syrian war, but these same world powers have flip-flopped repeatedly in their approaches to the crisis.
Anti-corruption campaigners 'Emsek Kersh' believe that the problem lies with conflicting laws.
A car bomb killed at least four people while many others were injured in a busy shopping district of Baghdad.
Demand for skilled teachers is outstripping supply in the GCC, with the UAE alone needing at least 14,000 more teachers within the next five years.
Unidentified gunmen attacked a patrol car in Giza. One police officer was killed in the attack while the other was injured.
Dubai is the second-best city for expat start-ups, reveals a new HSBC survey.
World Bank report warns that the status quo in Palestine is not sustainable, and there is a high risk of further conflict.
The coalition is consolidating control over Yemen after nearly six months of aerial strikes against the poverty stricken nation.
The Pali supermodel slams the haters who have been criticizing her body on social media. She's sexy and she knows it!
Assi Helani's daughter Maritta celebrates the release of her first single "Go."
Jordan continues the push for using electric vehicles with technicians in training and duty free cars.
Four British nationals who joined Daesh in Syria have been put on the UN's international sanctions list at the request of the UK government
Al Ahli have promised to go into their crucial away semi-final leg of the AFC Champions League against Al Hilal in Riyadh in a positive frame of mind on Tuesday.
A number of Palestinian teens threw stones at border police before they were arrested by security forces.
The US-based brothers from Kuwait offer some sage advice and share the secrets of their success.
Hacktivist collective Anonymous announced targeting Saudi government websites in an attempt to prevent the execution of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr.
Barack Obama and Vladmir Putin clashed at the UN General Assembly over views on the Syrian conflict with Obama urging for a replacement of Bashar al-Assad.
The World Bank released a report suggesting that the current economic and social conditions in the Gaza Strip make it highly likely that a war will soon ensue.
An official said the death toll of Iranian pilgrims hit 228 with the number expected to rise following the stampede in Mina.
Regular harassment at the workplace goes unreported as women fear the loss of their jobs if they file a complaint.
Ruby and her hubby welcomed their firstborn into the world in September.
Writer Abdulrahman Al-Rashed urges Muslims to combat extremism by adopting moderate teachings and practices of Islam.
Street artist Banksy announced plans to recycle material from his anti-theme park Dismaland to help refugees near Calais.
The Saudi-led coalition denied mistakenly targeting a wedding party in the Yemeni city of Taiz, which killed 131 people.
"Hijrah to the Islamic State [Daesh]" is a 50-page book that instructs how recruits can best avoid being captured by Turkish security forces.
The foreign ministers of the UK, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Turkey were in attendance to discuss a political transition in Syria.
President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi is rumored to be speaking at the UN General Assembly Tuesday, Yemeni government sources said.
Four Palestinian minors were arrested by Israeli soldiers during a series of raids in East Jerusalem.
The death toll from a wedding party targeted by a Saudi airstrike in the southwestern province of Taiz rose to 131, according to Arabic media.
The Hong Kong action star is filming Kung Fu Yoga in Dubai over the next 33 days, with 100 crew!
The Kataeb party urged parties to elect a president, and warned that failure to do so may allow foreign countries to interfere.
Daesh has closed the playgrounds on the pretext they were being used as meeting places for unrelated men and women.
An Aleppo news photographer tells his story; the hijabi model who's breaking new ground in the fashion industry; and celebrating Sufi traditions in Egypt's Humaithara Valley.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad criticized France's move to strike Daesh target in Syria, saying the European country should coordinate with Damascus.
Male patients at the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital increased by 12 percent in the past year alone.
September 28, 2015
A hint: Everyone.
Regional reinsurers are feeling more pressure as the market is stretched thinner, a report said.
The Iranian president said Italian firms are cooperating with Iran's oil and gas industries to invest.
Muslim spending grew from $1.8 trillion in 2014 to $2.6 trillion in 2020.
Owners of the complex are threatening to displace 170 families living in the complex.
With the iPad, Apple breaks the barrier and competes with Microsoft's Surface Pro3.
Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will be available in the Emirates soon.
UAE finance professionals are among the highest paid in the Middle East.
FIFA president Joseph Blatter has told staff at world football's governing body he has done nothing wrong and does not intend to resign, his lawyer said Monday.
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee decided Monday to recommend baseball-softball, karate, surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding be added to the 2020 Games.
The remains of 30 people were found, local government sources said.
Jordan's monarch rejected threats to the Arab character of Jerusalem in an apparent reference to recent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in the holy city.
Three US nationals are currently known to be in Iranian jails, including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian.
Turkish security said seven PKK members were found dead in Sirnak, while another 15 militants were killed over the weekend.
In a lengthy speech to the UN General Assembly, Obama praised the success of the IRan deal and called for a "managed transition" from Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
Arab foreign ministers passed a draft resolution that called on the UN body to end Israel's violations on the holy site.
Simultaneous raids in Riyadh and Dammam by Saudi security forces targeted an affiliate of the Daesh militant group.
This week, the UNHCR reminds you what the difference is with help from some familiar faces.
The way to prevent a stampede like we saw Saturday may be through smaller country quotas.
A 200 member delegation has joined with the Middle East Media Research Institute in the US to improve Bahrain's image overseas.
A senior government official said the strikes were "a mistake."
This Emirati Shaikha is NOT happy with singer Assala!
An official said the two crossings between Israel and the Gaza Strip would reopen Tuesday.
Iraqi tourists walk past the Sherwana Citadel in the Kurdish city of Kalar, 126 kms south of Sulaimaniya
Iraqi tourists walk past the Sherwana Citadel in the Kurdish city of Kalar, 126 kms south of Sulaimaniy. (AFP/SAFIN HAMED)
This week Cairo and Alexandria offer a large assortment of art events. Damanhour joins with a few cultural activities.
Hundreds of Taliban militants are reportedly taking part in the assault. There has been no word on the the number of casualties.
The Egyptian President will address the UN General Assmebly along with French President Francois Hollande, Yemeni President Abd Rabou Mansour Hadi, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus.
An activist group said the transfer showed the ceasefire was implemented Sunday.
Myriam Fares sports a casual look in a short denim dress. (Facebook)
Kazem el Saher looks dapper in a photo shoot for The Voice Arabia.
Nancy Ajram: "Quality Education is the right of every child!"
Media had previously reported that Abbas would terminate the Oslo Accords; however, sources now say instead he will give Israel a deadline to "meet its obligations."
A nine-year-old girl was killed and five people injured in an RPG attack in Diyarbakir on Sunday.
Mass Food Group products include Temmy's cookies and cereals.
Bar Refaeli finally weds Israeli fiance in Israel.
Iraqi officials announced sharing intelligence data about Daesh with Bashar al-Assad, Russia and Iran.
Fatma al Nabhani, Oman's top tennis player, collected her fifth ITF trophy of the year on Saturday when she took the singles crown at the US$10,000 ITF Pro Circuit Phoenix Live tournament in Hyderabad, India on Saturday.
Some of the best yachts that money can buy can be found in the hands of Gulf rulers. All aboard!
According to a Yemeni news report, a number of women were killed in Taiz when Saudi warplanes hit a wedding party.
Gold and jewellery are high performers in the local retail sector. Domestic producers want to put their stamp on things and expand regionally.
Israeli forces, including 14 rooftop snipers, were deployed in full riot gear to Al-Aqsa Mosque complex after Palestinians retaliated against the evacuation of worshippers.
The former Newcastle midfielder believes he can make a return to Les Blues squad after a promising start to the Ligue 1 season
It's official! Blur, Florence & The Machine, Enrique Iglesias confirmed headliners for F1 Abu Dhabi after race shows
The wait is over - du Arena will be hosting Blur, Florence and Enrique after the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix! That'll do nicely.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Bashar al-Assad should still face prosecution even if the Syrian leader played a role in a political solution.
George Clooney dines out with wife Amal ahead of first wedding anniversary.
An underground tunnel in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Monday, killing a young Hamas fighter who was inside.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the potential to send ground troops to Syria, but also assured that now is not the time.
The man beat the woman with a large rock until she tragically died on Chelnov street in south Tel Aviv near the corner of Matalon Street.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will return home early from New York to honor the victims of the deadly Hajj stampede.
'Wrestle' for a ticket to see WWE live in Saudi Arabia!
Abu Dhabi scores another film coup with the reality driving talent show to shoot in Yas Marina Circuit, Qsar Al Sarab, Nation Towers and Yas Waterworld next month.
French premier Francois Hollande said he would visit Lebanon in October to hold talks over the country's presidential deadlock.
The popular children's magazine "Majid" goes live on air as new TV channel launches in the UAE.
Here's what the international hactivists have to say about Ali Mohammed al-Nimr.
A study by Carmudi has revealed that Islamic car financing is taking off in Pakistan.
King Abdullah is due to address the UN General Assembly in New York Monday as part of the 70th annual meeting of the body.
The influx of young, skilled asylum seekers in Europe could be a blessing for the aging continent
A car bomb blast in Afghanistan's Khairokot district killed nine civilians and injured 30 others, the country's interior ministry confirmed.
When new amendments to employment laws for the private sector come into effect on October 8, but it's a mixed bag of benefits.
At least fourteen people were injured when clashes broke out at a refugee camp near Kassel where over 1,500 asylum seekers are staying.
Al-Qaeda has been on the margins of media coverage lately, but analysts say the group is as deadly as ever.
Ahead of an eight-day Jewish festival, all Palestinian men under 50 were prohibited from accessing Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem.
Almost half of UAE residents are overweight according to a recent survey. People in the country need to swap their fries for some carrot sticks!
Daesh militants will be running to the hills (literally), because three female fighters are on a mission to take revenge on the extremist group for killing Yazidi women.