August 11, 2014
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says he will file a legal complaint against the newly elected president for committing "a clear constitutional violation."
WTF?!! Australian ISIS fighter tweets photo of his young son holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier
An Australian national tweeted a picture of his ten-year-old son holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier. Very disturbing if you ask us.
Gareth Bale is set for an emotional return to his native Cardiff for the showpiece event, while star signings Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez could make their competitive debuts
Following his successful Morocco concert Enrique Iglesias talks success, being a "commodity" and retirement!
Enrique Iglesias talks about the reasons behind his incredible success over the years.
‘I’m sure things will rekindle one day’! Cody Simpson hopes to win back on-off Palestinian-Dutch GF Gigi Hadid
Cody Simpson holds out hope he can win back his Sports Illustrated model girlfriend Gigi Hadid after HE broke up with her.
IDF soldiers shot and killed a 24-year-old Fatah activist during a raid in the West Bank city of Nablus, local officials and witnesses confirmed.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants his detractors to contest and take him down rather than just criticize him.
Families of soldiers kidnapped in Lebanon's border town Arsal staged a protest Sunday demanding their release as negotiations between the government and militants continue.
An ex-maid in Lebanon turned her life around through food! Bangladesh-born Libi Khan used her culinary skills as part of the “Bounties of Domestic Workers” program, to empower women.
The UAE is eager to obtain additional natural gas supplies to support its rapid economic growth.
Clashes between rival militias in Libya's capital continued on Sunday while the UN attempted to broker a ceasefire between both sides.
Hospitals in Gaza are lacking supplies and struggling to cope with the high number of Palestinian casualties injured by Israeli air strikes, according to Press TV.
The U.S. State Department has relocated some of its staff members from the Kurdish city of Irbil and Baghdad.
Iranian security forces stand next to the remains of a plane as they secure the scene of a crash near Tehran's Mehrabad
Iranian security forces stand next to the remains of a plane as they secure the scene of a crash near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on August 10, 2014. A civilian airliner crashed on take-off near the Mehrabad airport in the capital, Iranian news agencies said, with reports that almost 50 people were killed
Iraq crisis: West’s ‘mandate’ is limited by national borders – and don’t dare mention oil.
A 72-hour ceasefire brokered by Egypt went into effect at midnight Monday, hours after Israeli bombings killed four Palestinians and armed groups fired rockets toward Israel.
To Starbucks, or not to: that's the question. Starbucks Israel rumors spur CEO to set the record straight, once and for all!
Coffee giant Starbucks has been forced once again to deny rumors that the company or its chief executive financially support Israel and its army.
Outgoing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will witness “a new era” during his tenure as the new president of the country.
Syrian singer Asala Nasri's head is reeling after her daughter Sham surprisingly seems to be back together with her ex-fiancé.
Would you like an ISIS magazine with your fried chicken? ISIS Al Mustaqbal magazine now available in Indonesia
ISIS magazine Al Mustaqbal being handed out at Indonesian mosques along with 'vouchers for fried chicken'.
The TV company has operations across Mena, and posted earnings of 139.5 million dinars ($494 million) in 2013.
The American pop star was slated to take the stage in Tel Aviv on August 20.
Ukip MEP Bill Etheridge has been caught in a race-row once again after praising Adolf Hitler for his "magnetic and forceful" qualities as a public speaker to a roomful of prospective party candidates.
In addition to receiving remittances from abroad, the Egyptian economy benefits tremendously from the vibrant and successful professional community of Egyptians that is active outside her borders
Libya is facing the worst violence since the fall of former ruler Muammar Gaddafi three years ago
Friday served as a new marker for Alitalia as Etihad set out its “roadmap” to return the troubled carrier to profit by 2017.
August 10, 2014
Arab Bank, Jordan’s largest financial institution with branches throughout the Middle East and elsewhere in the world, denied the charges, saying it would exercise all legal options to disprove the accusations.
While not a terrorised wasteland like much of Iraq and Syria, Libya offers many perks and perils for an expat; Amman has weekly offerings for those who want a taste of classical music; and the truth behind the 'kidnapped' Israeli soldier.
Arsene Wenger's side romped to victory at Wembley and laid down a marker ahead of the new Premier League season
Militants in north-western Iraq have buried women and children alive during their offensive against the Yazidi ethnic minority, according to Iraq’s minister for human rights.
Safinaz finds trouble again: Armenian belly dancer faces deportation for working without legal permit
She's been tossed in jail and found herself in many a sticky situation before, but will Safinaz be able to dance her way out getting deported?
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire on Sunday, according to AFP.
After getting some Facetime action with Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, Justin is a Belieber in her cause.
Is Angelina Jolie getting more from supporting Syrian refugees than those suffering? Research suggests yes
The chief beneficiaries of star-studded attempts to raise the profile of a good cause are the celebrity themselves, according to sociologists, who say the appearance of altruism makes them more popular with the public.
While weary travellers were waiting for their flights in a Prague airpot Terminal, Maan Hamadeh decided to use the available piano and completely stun them all; some Yazidis safe in Northern Iraq, but not all; and Mubarak crony says the Arab Spring was anti-Islam.
World-renowned jazz musicians to songs by Egyptian film soundtracks composer Gamel Salama, there's never a dull night in Egypt right now.
If you're in need of a good laugh, then a night with South African stand-up comedian Marc Lottering might be just what the Dr. ordered.
The expansion in ethylene production capacity has resulted in Saudi Arabia being the third largest producer worldwide, accounting for 11 percent of global ethylene capacity.
Kurdish forces aided thousands of Yazidis in fleeing Mount Sinjar Sunday.
The countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are a special case amongst high income economies.
According to Ahmed, future generations of Jordanians will have to shoulder the burden of indebtedness arising from the budget deficit.
A 11-year-old Palestinian boy has died after being shot by Israeli forces while he played in front of his home in al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.
Nawal al Zoghbi's daughter "Tia" is becoming a starlet in her own right on Instagram! (Image: Instagram)
Nawal al Zoghbi
The UAE and countries across the Middle East will get an astonishing view of the brightest full moon this year, dubbed the "supermoon", astronomers confirmed.
Egyptian singer Mohammed Al Helou was left red-faced at Cairo International Airport when airport police arrested him shortly after landing from Dubai.
Operation Protective Edge will continue until quiet is returned, and Israel will not negotiate under fire, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday in Tel Aviv.
Militants of the Islamic State have killed at least 500 Yazidis and buried them in mass graves.
Juventus F.C.'s midfielder Arturo Vidal has reportedly agreed personal terms to join Premier League club Manchester United, it has been revealed.
Barack Obama said U.S. air strikes against ISIS in Iraq would be a "long-term project" following the aftermath of thousands of ethnic Yazidis fleeing violence in the north-western Sinjar mountain range.
Sherine Abdel Wahab considering involving her daughters in the entertainment business!
An Iranian plane crashed Sunday near the country's capital, Tehran, killing at least 40 people including several children.
A community organization dedicated to discussing political and social issues hosted a workshop for kids to help them deal with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. One young school kid's piece of artwork is hopeful and inspiring.
Refugees who spent two nights stranded in their trucks with minimal supplies were finally allowed back into Syria, the country's ambassador to Lebanon confirmed.
Top Hollywood executives have blacklisted Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem over their Gaza open letter.
Three Palestinians were killed overnight including a 13-year-old girl following Israeli raids over Rafah and Khan Younis.
Several of Lebanon’s summer festivals have canceled, rescheduled or relocated performances after fierce fighting broke out Saturday between the Lebanese Army and Nusra Front and ISIS militants.
The French midfielder, who spent three years at the Emirates Stadium, has hit back at fans who dubbed him a mercenary and says he joined Manchester City to win titles
British Prime Minister David Cameron joined Barack Obama in calling for an end to ISIS violence in Iraq following the displacement of ethnic Yazidis.
Turkish presidential candidates are gearing up for the presidential election Sunday.
Barcelona's new signing Luis Suarez has appealed to the Court of Arbitration (CAS) on Friday against his four-month ban from all football related activity, which FIFA imposed on him for biting during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Comedian Joan Rivers surpasses herself as she makes a very controversial statement about Palestine.
Palestinian negotiators will leave Cairo on Sunday unless Israel agrees to return to Egyptian-mediated negotiations.
Life in Iraq isn't good between Sunnis, Shia and the Kurds. It was already tense post American invasion but now, ISIS came and added salt to the wound.
Saudi men now need their Saudi wives' consent before they take a Moroccan woman for their second wife.
Over 60 militants have been killed in Egypt's Sinai over the past 12 days, according to Egyptian armed forces.
Over 450 children have been killed in one month of Israeli attacks across the Gaza Strip according to health officials.
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 09: Protestors march as they take part in a National Demonstration
There's now a place in Istanbul to buy ISIS-themed mugs, t-shirts and more.
Amid new Israeli airstrikes and another crumbled peace deal, medics find the body of child in Gaza neighborhood of Shujaiyya.
An Egyptian court has dissolved the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Etihad Airways on Friday signed a €1.76 billion deal to acquire 49 per cent stake in loss-making Alitalia.
The tech rumour mill is rife with talk about two new Apple iPhones set to be launched within a few weeks.
Government as well as international institution predictions made in 2010 for 2011-13 also proved to be overoptimistic.
After bringing down Dubai's Finanicial Market by $30 billion, what does Arabtec's downfall really tell us?
While both Arabtec and the wider DFM have recovered since, the episode sparked panic amongst investors and highlighted the lack of transparency and disclosure among local companies.
August 9, 2014
The Belgium international passed a medical earlier on Saturday and has now completed a move to the Catalan club for a fee of €19m
After day of being trapped and hunted by militants, thousands of Iraq's Yazidis have fled to Syria.
The Chilean boss has denied that he has a quota to meet but reiterated that he will look to win as much silverware as possible in the upcoming campaign
Hariri met with several foreign envoys Saturday, including US and Canadian ambassadors and representatives from European Union, to address how Lebanon planned to 'fight terrorism' and assist armed forced with the $1 billion Saudi grant offered to the Lebanese Army earlier this week.
Manchester United has reportedly launched a surprising 55 million-pound bid for Real Madrid star Angel di Maria, who is speculated to also be a Paris Saint Germain target.
The Lebanese army has taken back control of several posts in northeastern Lebanon, but ISIS has yet to release 25 hostages taken in clashes.
This picture taken on August 8, 2014 shows Chinese Muslims praying for the victims of the Yunnan earthquake in a mosque in Tancheng
In times of war remember to... use mineral scrub? Garnier apologizes when donated IDF beauty packages spark controversy
After donating care packages filled with soaps and scrubs to Israel's female soldiers, Garner issues an apology amid boycott threats and Twitter spats.
As arguably the second richest man in the world, Carlos Slim knows a thing or two about work efficiency. His idea- work less, retire later; Syrians are welcomed into Jordan but Palestinians from Syria are not; and the Turkish press deemed penguins.
Five Palestinians, including senior Hamas official Moaaz Zaid, have been killed in Israeli air strikes into Gaza Saturday.
Manuel Pellegrini's Premier League champions are set to take on the FA Cup-winning Gunners at Wembley in the curtain-raiser, with plenty of new signings likely to be on show
Friday marked the first time since 2011 that U.S. airstrikes took place in Iraq. Two rounds of strikes were executed on ISIS artillery targets while U.S. humanitarian air support dropped food and water to trapped Yazidis.
Egyptian actress Zeina has posted a pic she claims was taken during her honeymoon with Ahmed Ezz.
After another ceasefire attempt crumbles, new rallies commence in Hebron and hundreds clash with Israeli forces trying to disperse the crowds. At least 40 Palestinians have been injured.
Lebanon has promised to welcome actor George Clooney with open arms after he weds their beloved human rights lawyer in a high-fashion affair on Sept. 20.
August 8, 2014
Bringing with him one billion dollars in aid to the Lebanese military, former PM Saad Hariri appeared suddenly on state TV this Friday morning; a new blog speaks for the Gazan people; and the plight of Yazidis and Christians is only getting worse.
Gaza does not need merely an economic plan; it needs basic reconstruction from the beginning.
Over the last three years, Ezz has received cumulative sentences of 60 years in prison, but his appeals have all been accepted and he is currently facing retrials.
FDI tails off after the completion of major hydrocarbon projects and on the back of Middle East unrest.
The Premier League outfit will have to deal with the Istanbul giants on their way to the group stages, while the Serie A side face Basque opposition
The Premier League outfit will have to deal with the Cypriots, while the Serie A side have been paired with an Icelandic team renowned for their goal celebrations
The union's research indicated that hidden taxes on such goods in Turkey has reached 69 percent of total taxes, a figure which has nearly doubled over the last three decades.
Women represent solace and shelter. As mothers, sisters, wives, and sweethearts, they help men in their endeavors. Women are independent human beings with independent thought and soul.
Manama has expressed concern over Qatar naturalizing Bahraini citizens, an Al Arabiya report said. The official BNA reported the Interior Ministry as saying that it could affect Bahrain’s national interests and security.
A three-day truce between Israel and the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas expired as indirect talks in Cairo on new border arrangements for the blockaded Gaza Strip hit a deadlock.
Barcelona wizard speaks out - as a father and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador - against child death toll in Gaza