April 13, 2014
Iraq's Ministry of Oil is planning to export 300 oil barrels internationally.
Hanan Turk had given birth to an adorable a baby girl!
From the information made available to the foreign press, it appears it's always sunny in the Geneva Two room. The forecast, however, may be calling for storms; April 13th- a solemn day in Lebanon; 2014- the year of the woman in KSA; and confusion between the U.S. and Iran.
Chelsea striker Demba Ba has reportedly claimed that he has been driven to his breaking point by boss Jose Mourinho and is determined to quit the club in the summer.
If it hasn't already reached its sell-by, what’s the appeal of Pharrell William’s pop sensation “Happy”? and how has it fared across the Middle East's far-flung corners?
Not the Expo, but still a recognition: Dubai featured in TripAdvisor top 25 places to visit list 2014
Dubai has been nominated in the TripAdvisor Traveller Choice Awards as one of the best places to visit in 2014.
One of the victims of the London hotel hammer attack has significant brain damage and has lost an eye.
Saudi's yearly food, hotel & hospitality Arabia exhibition takes opens on Sunday with over 400 booths set up from other countries.
Israeli forces have arrested 49 Palestinians throughout the week.
U.S. firm announces collaboration with Dubai to open new theme park in 2017, and even Bollywood is part of the plan!
U.S. Six Flags brand will open a new theme park in Jebel Ali. The move is set to increase tourism in Dubai and create a bigger business partnership between America and the UAE.
Two people and dozens others - including two policemen - were injured during clashes in Algeria's northern province of Ghardaia.
What do Amr Diab & Tamer Hosny have in common with Ramadan, World Cup and Egypt's Presidential elections?
Some key events in the Arab world are causing superstars Amr Diab and Tamer Hosny to work differently!
At least a dozen people were killed in Iraq Sunday from bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Sulaiman Bek.
Always earnestly in search of a way to get under the skin of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Sama Al Masri made a rumor go around about her wearing a hijab.
A senior banker has said customer service within the banking sector is "complex and difficult," but efforts are being made to change this.
At least four Yemeni soldiers were killed in three separate attacks throughout the country Sunday.
Ouch! Munther Rihana sustained injuries after falling from the horse he was riding during filming of the TV drama "Al Malhami".
Smartphones and MP3 devices face new competition as Sony unveils its latest Walkman with a playback time of 20 hours.
In many Arab countries, the resident Christian communities take time out to celebrate the remembrance of Jesus entering into Jerusalem on a donkey, introducing himself as the Prince of Peace. Many would hope for that to be true today.
Nancy Ajram defended her saucy new music clip, saying it's a short film about a lady only concerned with selling melons to make a living.
This Brit is taking one heck of a Sunday morning stroll...along the entire length of the longest river in the world!!!
Israeli forces stormed the Al Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning, attacking worshipers with stun grenades and rubber-coated steel bullets, as Muslim worshipers braced for raids by right-wing Jewish groups as Passover approaches.
The UN reports that only one fifth of pledged aid to Syrian has been delivered.
Moroccans now hold a special place in their heart for Egyptian hottie Tamer Hosny after he married their homegirl Basma. The songster appeared before adoring fans on Friday, April 11.
If you've ever wanted to sneak a peak at what it's like to live the life of a Jewish, you can get a small chance at it through the films on display throughout the UK Jewish Film Festival,
Wondering why Ragheb Alama has REALLY quit Arab Idol? Find out here!
It's time Abu Dhabi to shine the Star Wars light sabers because the UAE capital has been chosen as the filming location for Episode VII!
France's Algerians population headed to the polls this weekend to vote in their home country's presidential election which is set to take place nationally April 17.
Kuwait has imposed a news blackout on reports related to a recording that suggests there is a plot to overthrow the ruling government.
Relatives of those who disappeared during the civil war want answers and hope that a new commission will help.
Egyptian troops have allegedly killed a prominent Sinai Peninsula militant this weekend.
Government forces battled rebel fighters in Aleppo in the fiercest fighting since 2012.
Amnesty International issued a statement this weekend denouncing a counter-terrorism law drafted by the Egyptian government, saying that it must be scrapped or fundamentally revised.
Manchester United representatives have reportedly met with former Bayern Munich boss Louis van Gaal about the prospect of succeeding under-fire Scot David Moyes following the club's poor performance this season.
Israeli forces surrounded the central West Bank village of Nabi Saleh and declared it a "closed military zone" on Saturday, subsequently injuring two Palestinian civilians, a local group said.
The Syrian regime and opposition forces accused each other on Saturday of carrying out a chemical attack on the village of Kafr Zeita, located in the embattled country’s western-central province of Hama.
Ten prominent Saudi fashion designers are attempting to establish a new fashion academy in Jeddah.
Switzerland will hand over $40 million to Tunisia. The money comes from a Swiss bank account belonging to former dictator Ben Ali.
French superstar Carla Bruni talks about her love for Israel ahead of her scheduled performance in the Holy Land in May!
Israel’s audacity to torpedo international legal instruments, mount blatant attacks on hapless Palestinians and encroach on their territories is nothing but fascism at work.
Apple has reportedly accused Samsung as 'copycat' once again claiming billions of dollars in damag
The US shale gas boom has transformed the global energy equation into one that is difficult for GCC nations to calculate.
Persistent post-Arab Spring cronyism: Algerian businessmen are pouring endless cash in Bouteflika's re-election
Because the spending is technically illegal, no public record is kept of where the campaign funds come from.
April 12, 2014
An ancient Coptic manuscript has been proven to be indeed ancient and on it, Jesus mentions his wife as a disciple. True or not, should this change contemporary treatment of women? Big women are sexier in Lebanon; and Hillary gets high-heeled!
Italian giants Juventus are reportedly in talks to sign Ivory Coast and Galatasaray forward Didier Drogba in the summer transfer window.
At least one soldier is dead after gunmen fired on an army vehicle in Hadramawt Province.
The Opposition Coalition in Kuwait is suggesting major government reforms, such as instituting political parties.
Anti-government protestors forced the Zawiya oil terminal to close and blocked the entrance to the port, preventing oil workers from entering.
The Israeli government has demolished several humanitarian residential buildings that were partially funded by the EU.
Clashes between anti-government protestors and security forces have left one dead in Alexandria.
Iranian officials said there is no alternative to Hamid Aboutalebi, their pick for U.N. Ambassador.
A series of tweets and interviews imply that Ahlam really was the reason behind poor Ragheb Alama's withdrawal from Arab Idol!
Swansea City have played some beautiful football for Gary Monk since he took over for Michael Laudrup. However, beautiful football still is not always enough to win you matches.
Liverpool are in-form at the moment and they will be looking for their 10th straight victory on the bounce having found a way to win in almost any situation this calendar year.
Things are getting green around Abu Dhabi! As the first-of-its-kind event in the region, the UAE Green Festival hosted an Eco-friendly fashion show that drew in A-listers like Dima Al Jundi.
Macadi Nahhas returns to Cairo's Al-Genaina Theatre on Friday 18 April as part of the venue's early spring programme.
At least two Muslim Brotherhood members have been killed by security forces in an exchange of gunfire on Friday.
Armenian public figure Kim Kardashian is allegedly getting some celebrity backlash for her Twitter campaign to #SaveKessab.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has revealed that he lets his team captain Steven Gerrard to take any penalty shots for the club as he values team success over personal milestones.
The military in Lebanon continued to maintain a heavy presence in Tripoli, setting up checkpoints and barriers across the city on Friday.
Palestinian activists have condemned plans by Israeli officials to build a temple close to al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
A controversial new bill seeks to force yeshiva students to serve in the Israeli military, but the Ultra-Orthodox community is pushing back.
The law also prohibits Muslim men from marrying non-Muslim women and prohibits women from leaving their home without their husband's consent.
Labour party leader Ed Miliband avoided tough questions on current Israel-Palestine negotiations while at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton managed to avoid a shoe attack in the face during a speech in a Las Vegas casino.
Deputy PM Saleh al-Mutlaq escaped from an assassination attempt, alleges an Iraqi lawmaker accompanying him on a trip to Abu Graib.
A jailed blogger is being denied medical treatment and is instead being systematically tortured in a tiny cell by the Iranian government; iTunes going HD; what race attracts the most lovers? and Jazz star John McLaughlin plays in Ramallah.
April 11, 2014
Chelsea have announced that their goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who is on loan at Atletico Madrid, will be able to play against them when the two sides meet each other in the Champions League semi-finals.
His team created the iPhone's famous 'slide to unlock; function and the ability to place calls from a contact list, CNET reported.
The company says it’s in the process of creating a program to repair or replace the computers, or will refund their purchase price.
Foreign paramedic dies in UAE and five others in hospital after being infected with deadly MERS virus
Five hospital workers have been placed in quarantine due to a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus outbreak in Al Ain, UAE.
The usual collective punishment approach: Israel withholds tax revenues from Palestinians, in move described as 'privacy'
Erekat spoke a day after an Israeli official said Israel would stop the tax money transfers in retaliation for the Palestinians pushing to sign up for more recognition from international agencies and treaties.
Palestinians and foreigners alike took on Bethlehem's hilly roads and ran the marathon as part of the "Right to Movement" campaign on Friday.
Write Nancy Ajram's song lyrics for the "Street Children" contest and make a difference in the world.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that he still dreams of winning a trophy and slammed his critics by saying that he 'sacrifices each day of his life' when the club fails to win silverware.
Assi Helani is making a starlet of his eldest daughter, who will be singing with international superstar Ricky Martin.
The Serie A champions will meet last season's beaten finalists, while the other last four tie features and all-Spanish affair
The Lebanese military have captured a terrorist allegedly involved in carrying out deadly attacks across the country.
The reigning European champions have been paired with Carlo Ancelotti's side, as Jose Mourinho's men meet the conquerors of Barcelona from the last round
Journalists under fire: A reporter for a pro-Muslim Brotherhood website has been jailed for allegedly posting leaked videos of military officials.
Rival groups fighting each other in Syria have brought the death toll up in recent days, complicating the country's civil war further.
Saudi boy scouts braced the cold Swiss climate and climbed the Alps to ask for world peace.
Archbishop Atallah Hanna and Palestinian Christian groups have accused Israel of discriminating against their right to worship freely in the holy city.
Famous for fighting alongside Al-Qaeda rebels in Syria, "The American Jihadist" Eric Harroun died of an accidental overdose in Arizona.
He's a Dubai-based dude now, but he's made his way back to Palestine for his upcoming music video.
Ankara continues to draw criticism after the Turkish government ignored a court ruling to lift a ban on YouTube.
Arab regimes will never be a source of true reform in the MENA region. So-called "dialogues" and "agendas for change" are mere distractions to perpetuate the status quo.
It's been criticized by conservatives and claimed to not be coming at all, but now it appears that the new talent show will bring a set of belly dancing hopefuls on screen after Ramadan.
Four young and inspirational Syrians talk about why earning a degree in the UAE is important to them.
Global sales of the Galaxy S series totaled 200,000,000 units since its introduction.
The report indicates a “recovery” in the Qatar’s real estate market in view of the current construction boom in the country.
Stevan Jovetic will remain at Manchester City next season, despite a somewhat disappointing debut campaign at the Etihad Stadium, according to the player's agent.
April 10, 2014
Israeli Finance Minister Naftali Bennett believes Israel should annex 60 percent of the West Bank in light of failed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
140 Palestinians made their way into a closed military zone on the border with Israel, sparking violence.
Ten Palestinian prisoners are at the forefront of Israeli discussions to deport them to Gaza, according to a senior official.
After seeing his team perform an incredible comeback against Paris St Germain in the quarter-finals, Chelsea manager...
The Tunisian tourism ministry is seeking funds to repair the damaged Star Wars set in Ong Jmel, southern Tunisia.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has slammed the team's footballers for defending like 'schoolboys' following their dumping from the Champions League after a 3-1 loss to holders Bayern Munich.
Are you an extreme athlete who loves running ultramarathons? In that case, book yourself a flight to the Middle East - there are some amazing, crazy marathons out here that will see you jogging across the Sahara and plains of Egypt's White Desert. Take a look at our pick of the region's best ultramarathons.