February 18, 2015
Meeting comes as Egypt seeks a UN-backed international intervention in Libya after militants beheaded 21 Egyptian Christians.
Men of many musical talents, Rami Abadir and Mostafa El-Sayed, will perform live at ROOM on Friday, February 20.
German rapper-turned ISIS extremist who starred in sick beheading video "was married to FBI agent"!
Israelis with relatively "small" bank accounts in Switzerland are reportedly emptying them out and bringing the money to Israel in cash, usually through Ben Gurion airport.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian poses for a picture as he visits the Giza Pyramids plateau
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian poses for a picture as he visits the Giza Pyramids plateau
If you are “all in” on Middle East equities, it might be a good idea to add some diversification to your portfolio, said an investment expert listing top picks for regional investors in 2015.
Pass the blessings: Lebanese economic minister vows crackdown on companies exploiting oil price drop
“The ministry will strike with an iron fist [when it comes] to controlling prices and preventing monopolization or fraud,” Hakim said at a news conference.
Security forces in Gaza made several arrests following recent attacks on Fatah and Hamas officials in the Strip.
Shimon Yelinek's criminal connections; the Chapel Hill murders, the media and terrorism; the dangers of "celebratory gunfire."
Lebanon's army expanded its security operation across the Bekaa valley, close to the border with Syria in an attempt to flush out militancy from the region.
Iraq's UN Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim accused Daesh of genocide.
Israelis increasingly believe Hamas was victorious in most recent clash
Evidence was found of possible organ trafficking by Daesh militants in Iraq, according to the country's ambassador to the UN.
At least 45 people have been burned to death in Iraq's western Anbar province.
February 17, 2015
The Blues have a slim advantage going into the second leg of their Champions League encounter, though the defender's effort was levelled on the night by Edinson Cavani
Chances were at a premium in Lviv as Mircea Lucescu's side frustrated the German champions, who had their Spanish midfielder sent off for two bookings
With global oil supply running 1.4 million barrels per day above global demand in the first half of 2015, inventory dynamics will continue to deteriorate,
Despite falling oil prices, wealthy GCC investors’ appetite for global investments strategies has increased after a difficult 2013 and 2014.
Profit growth at banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to slip to 5-6 per cent in 2015 as macroeconomic challenges and the absence of big improvements in asset quality strangle lenders' earnings.
Turkish opposition leaders have criticized the government for not doing enough to protect women in the aftermath of murder of a female university student.
Of the 14 airstrikes, six were conducted in Syria and eight in Iraq,
Two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Colonel Murad al-Amudi, killing both him and his bodyguard, in the southeastern Yemeni province of Hadhramaut.
Ousted President Mohamed Morsi and 198 others were referred to a military court by Egypt's general prosecution over violence in the Suez governorate in 2013.
Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Bayern Munich complete the most passes on average in Europe, with the French champions leading the Huawei Team Ranking ahead of the Catalans and the Bundesliga side in third.
Bahrain's government has opened a criminal investigation against al-Wefaq, the country's main opposition group, for the "incitement to hatred against the ruling system and circulating false news to undermine civil peace and national security."
"Daesh" militants struggle with their lines in new sketch
Palestinians being held in Israeli prisons are planning for a hunger strike in April to protest their continued harassment by Israeli authorities.
Rumor has it that US country singer Taylor Swift is performing in Tel Aviv this summer!
Twenty-one Egyptian fisherman were released on Tuesday after having been abducted by militants from the Libya Dawn group.
The West has been worried about Arab support for the US-led coalition against Daesh. But on the heels of the group's most recent publicity stunt in Libya, in which 21 Coptic Egyptians were beheaded in a slickly produced video, it's looking more and more like Arab countries aren't needing much of a push to go to war.
Continuing allegations stemming from the bombing of a Jewish association; Egyptian revenge; and Anbar officials wary of Shia groups.
The 36-year-old believes the return of the midfielder will give the club a massive boost as they prepare to face Barcelona
If Nour el Sherif is as healthy as his daughter claims, why was an ambulance waiting for him at the airport?
Can’t get no satisfaction! Wife expects sex multiple times a day, divorces husband who can't deliver
Dubai woman filed for divorce because her husband will only have sex with her three to four times a week...
After having won the Israeli bid for a three year contract for conventional oil exploration, Afek Oil and Gas, a subsidiary of US-based Genie Energy, has begun oil drilling in the southern Golan Heights.
Two Palestinian minors aged ten and 12 have been called in for questioning by Israeli authorities in East Jerusalem.
Houthi militants in Yemen rejected UN calls to cede power after the group seized the country's capital, Sanaa.
Private wealth in the GCC has doubled from $1.1 trillion in 2010 to $2.2 trillion in 2014 at an overall compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5 percent.
Europe's airlines are racing to add Wi-Fi to their planes, eager to attract Internet-hungry customers in a cut-throat short-haul market.
Leaders of a US mosque, which was burnt down in a suspected hate-crime, have responded to online Islamophobic attacks in the most eloquent way.
Mr Hsu points out that the self-defeating behavior of investors who correctly chose winning strategies, such as value, but underperformed because of their timing, has interesting implications.
Because the world needs Arab Kardashians, Lebanon is launching a reality TV show featuring three fashionable sisters that we can all now keep up with!
Palestinian official Adnan Dameiri denied accusations from Israel of alleged Daesh militants operating from the West Bank.
Rumors were circulating that our sassafras star Ahlam was sent to the psych, but the UAE diva just laughs it off.
Co-directing the film "Aya" has brought Israeli directors Mihal Brezis and Oded Binnun to the Oscars!
On the heels of Monday's airstrikes in restive Libya, the country's armed forces said there was no need for foreign ground operations to stave off Daesh-related militants, who rose to international attention after beheading 21 coptic Egyptians earlier this week.
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Interfaith reactions on the deaths of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians; cleverly disguised speed cameras; and Syria's complicated southern front.
Street art mocks enviro-celebrities who eclipse their cause.
Despite the mixed reviews of the TV program "Saraya Abdeen", the satellite channel that produced it and a number of other shows last holy month won the title of the Best Satellite Channel for Ramadan 2014. Go, MBC!
Tennis legend Martina Hingis has turned the clock back to compete once more in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, eight years after her last appearance in the UAE.
Israeli actress Gal Gadot talks peace in her homeland Israel and the Middle East.
Amid intense fighting between opposition forces and Syrian, Hezbollah and Iranian troops in Syria's south, rebels in the north vow revenge for barrel bombings, civilian casualties.
It's gonna be off the chain! Juliana Down has a gig that all bands would go gaga for!
Refugees in Lebanon express a growing sense of resentment for aid organizations who 'have not fulfilled their promises.'
Women in the Upper Egyptian village demanded revenge for their sons, husbands and relatives Monday.
UAE warplanes struck oil refineries captured by Daesh militants in unknown locations, according to state media reports.
Iran has denied on Monday reports that Khamenei raised an array of grievances to the US president.
Construction projects with a combined value of $67.6 billion were completed in 2014 in the GCC, according to a new study by Ventures ME.
Employers should have a differentiated monetary incentive policy to keep critical talent in an organisation since this might be a bumpy year for companies in the Middle East as crude oil prices fall,
Talks aimed at permanently resolving a dispute between Baghdad and Kurdish regional authorities over oil exports hit a snag over the weekend with Kurds.
February 16, 2015
Zamalek midfielder Omar Gaber has officially lodged a complaint against his club after it prevented him from attending Monday's training.
The murder of a 20-year-old female student awakened debates of the abolished death penalty Monday.
Regime airstrikes have killed 183 Douma residents, 55 of them women and children, in the first ten days of the month, a human rights group said.
Concerns are growing over the health of the Turkish economy, long seen as a star performer among emerging markets, partly due to unorthodox statements by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on economic policy.
Gulf states are yet to finalise their decisions to introduce value-added tax (VAT), but are expected to meet later this month to continue talks.
After increasingly strained relations with the US, Egypt is now seeking to diversify its sources of weaponry, Egyptian military experts told Daily News Egypt on Sunday.
UAE stocks jumped more than 1 per cent on Sunday, buoyed by strong crude oil, with Damac Properties leading the gains in trade on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM).
Financing grand aspirations: three major investment banks take on Egypt's development projects ahead of Economic Summit
The government has tasked a number of local market investment banks with promoting projects that the government will present during March’s Economic Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Russia is among the largest newsmakers in the world’s political and economic arena. Yet, in the world of Islamic finance, it still lags behind the rapidly developing industry.
El-Sisi convened a meeting for an evacuation plan hours after Egypt conducted airstrikes on Daesh Monday.
We are all shocked to learn that Egyptian actress Mai Kassab is not yet married to folk singer Oka, despite pics that seem to indicate otherwise.
The Ivorian made the switch to the Premier League champions in January for approximately €35 million but had been unable to train with his new team-mates due to a visa problem
Japan temporarily shuttered its embassy doors Monday in response to growing conflict in Yemen.
After five hours of clashes on Monday, forces loyal to Yemen's former President Hadi seized government buildings in Aden, a city on the southern coast of Yemen
Egyptian airstrikes in retaliation against the mass beheadings of Egyptians killed dozens of militants in Libya's coastal cities Monday.
The two reporters were arrested after they interviewed members of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights Sunday.
According to Syria's state news agency, an attack by Syrian rebels have left nine dead, including three children, in Aleppo.
Arab celebrities took to social media today to express their disgust at ISIS's crime against Egyptian Copts in Libya.
'It is neither Islamic, not is it a state.' There is no consistency and plenty of uncertainty.
Identity after a tragedy; al-Qaeda in Denmark; and ongoing home demolitions.
Oman's top player Fatma al Nabhani recorded one of the biggest wins of her career when she paired up with Mona Barthel of Germany to advance to the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships in UAE on Sunday.
Simona Halep feels the field is wide open after Serena Williams pulled out of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships through injury on Saturday.
Italian coastguards rescued more than 2,000 illegal immigrants fleeing the violence in Libya from the Mediterranean Sea.
Jordanian anti-Israel rap group "Torabyeh" claims their song "Ghorbah" was used without permission in ISIS ad.
Armed forces found the tunnel Monday during a crackdown on terrorist infiltrations and weapon smuggling.
A top commander reported at least 50 members of Daesh have been killed after the Egyptian military conducted airstrikes in the Libyan cities of Sirte and Ben Jawad earlier today.
The two Saudis had been found guilty of stabbing relatives, a crime punishable by death in the country.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Doha in protest against the killings of three Muslims in the US.
Israel disallowed prison visits for Palestinians in Gaza in 2014, while 450 Palestinians are still being held in prison.
In a step to boost professionalism in Omani football, the Oman Football Association (OFA) announced on Sunday that it has signed an agreement with Dubai Sports Channel for the telecast of the ongoing Omantel Professional League (OPL) matches.
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas condemned the beheadings of 21 Coptic Christians by Daesh militants in Libya.
Could we have saved many lives had we negotiated and engaged with Daesh prior to all those executions? If the British government, for example, has done with the likes of the IRA and PLO in the past, then why not Daesh?
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab condoled Christians in Egypt following the tragic beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS in Libya.
36% of companies in the UAE are definitely hiring talent in the coming three months. 69% of those looking to hire will be recruiting up to 10 people.
Coffee Break: 15 Wacky Facts About the Middle East's Home Brew
More than 1,200 attendees representing 60 different countries were entertained by the wide span of activities available at this year's Muscat Festival.
The UAE is keepin' it classy with an outdoor concert in the magnificent surroundings of Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain this week.
Unidentified perpetrators set a Fatah official's car on fire in the Gaza Strip late Sunday night.