November 18, 2015
As the GCC continues study into Schengen-style visas for foreign visitors, industry experts suggest that regional tourism infrastructure needs strengthening.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with his Lebanese counterpart Wednesday to discuss Lebanon's security situation.
France struck the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa in Syria for the third consecutive day, reportedly hitting the group's infrastructure.
Will Smith's eldest son DJ Trey ‘AcE’ Smith is heading to the UAE this month.
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Outrage over Turkish fans' booing during a minute of silence at a football game, but it might not be the whole story
While many are suggesting that boos penetrating the minute of silence held for the Paris attack victims are a sign of Daesh support in the country, another suggestion might restore your faith in humanity.
The Dubai-based pay-TV network has signed a long-term deal for exclusive access to the Hollywood studio's premium content.
The report suggests the bomb may have been placed under the passenger seat by the window.
Two educators at the Bilal Bin Rabah Primary School in Ruseifa were attacked by a number of young people who raided the school and threw stones at them.
UNICEF warned that at least half a million Yemeni children are facing severe malnutrition due to the country's ongoing war.
A live feed shows the police raid on a Saint Denis flat that's been underway since early Wednesday morning.
Eight Moroccans traveling from Casablanca were arrested upon arrival at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. Police say the suspects had plans to illegally enter Germany.
A 14-year-old Palestinian youth was detained near Ibrahimi Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City for allegedly carrying a knife.
US Senator Ted Cruz is in the midst of drafting legislation to ban Syrian refugees from entering the US following the Paris attacks.
The Kurdistan Regional Government has approved an oil exploration plan that is expected to produce 15,000bpd by next year.
A father tells his son how '"flowers are there to fight against guns" in a heartwarming video circulating on social media after terror attacks killed 129 people and devastated France on Friday.
Russian warplanes fired cruise missiles on militant targets form southern Russia Tuesday, destroying 14 Daesh targets.
Syrian government forces reclaimed the town of al-Ays, which is strategically located in the middle of a highway that connects Aleppo to the Syrian capital, Damascus.
French magazine Charlie Hebdo unveiled its latest cover in relation to the Paris attacks.
As Egypt and others press ahead with plans to drill and export gas to Europe, Lebanon's stalled political situation is letting opportunity pass in front of their eyes.
Two members of Saudi security forces were shot dead Wednesday in the eastern region of the kingdom by unknown assailants.
Lebanese security forces carried out a series of raids across the country, seizing weapons and explosives in a bid to crack down on terrorism.
The Freedom Seekers Movement has recorded 245 student deaths, 487 instances of forced disappearance, and 5,032 detentions of students on behalf of Egyptian security forces.
Israeli forces hit two training locations used by Hamas’ military wing, al-Qassam Brigades, early Wednesday. An Israel air force spokesman stated it was in retaliation for a rocket fired from the Gaza strip, which landed near the border fence.
Daesh militants tried to escape government forces in Aleppo by wearing make up and dresses, only to be caught.
Seven people were killed and at least 24 others injured in separate attacks in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
#ThisIsEgypt: 17 Famous Celebrities Who Visited the Pyramids of Egypt.
Construction of the college and a five-star hotel in Dammam is expected to be completed at the end of 2016.
British Prime Minister David Cameron hinted of calling a parliamentary vote to carry out airstrikes against Daesh targets in Syria.
G'day Muslims! Australia launched its first Muslim political party to counter anti-Islam organizations in the country.
Thank you, Yahlive, for endless hours of entertainment in the Arab Maghreb region.
Police are currently conducting anti-terror raids in the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris.
Two Paris-bound flights from the US, one from Washington, DC and the other from Los Angeles, were diverted after receiving anonymous bomb threats.
Shots were heard during an anti-terror operation Wednesday where suspects remain holed-up in an apartment in a Paris suburb.
Richy Ahmed is taking his tunes to the Emirates next month.
A 24-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli forces during clashes near Ramallah on Tuesday evening.
The Paris attacks have caused a serious backlash against Syrian refugees in Paris.
The Onion gets the Middle East right again.
Flash flooding caused by heavy rains left at least 5 people dead along Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast.
Gerard Butler, the hottie best known for starring in '300', still looking' buff in new trailer for 'Gods of Egypt'.
The same report placed the cost of terrorism last year at $52.9 billion.
Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft's Mojang has led to a new free tutorial, in a bid to teach kids (and adults) the basics of coding.
Jordan's new tourism ad capitalizes on the phenomenal success of Ridley Scott's film 'The Martian', in which the Wadi Rum's desert stood in for the planet Mars.
HR Manager Dimpy Patney Dsouza of Al Gurg engineering consultants in the UAE shares her tips on hiring and retaining top talent.
Jordan lost its return game with Kyrgyzstan in Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup/2019 AFC Asian Cup joint-qualifiers.
November 17, 2015
The French economy minister has reassured business leaders that security measures put in place after the Paris attacks are not designed to paralyse economic activity.
Above a wave of xenophobic hatred, plenty of humanity still exist in Paris.
By 2021, Mobile data traffic will experience 16 times the growth it experienced in 2015.
In 2016, the GCC’s construction industry is set to reach a record high of $126 billion
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed six contracts worth $650 million for the next ten years, which will boost Omani job and training opportunities, according to a report.
Egypt strolled into the final round of the World Cup qualifiers with a 4-0 home win over a jaded Chad side which had just arrived in Alexandria in time for the game, with repeated flight delays back home leaving them with minimal preparation for the crucial match.
The two nations were due to play each other at the HDI Arena in Hannover on Tuesday evening, but the stadium was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious object
Amnesty International said the practice of erecting border fences to deter migrants and refugees expands a range of human rights abuses.
Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal said his country has yet to find any proof pointing to a criminal act in the downing of the Russian A321 aircraft in Sinai.
According to the report, at least 8,000 citizens of European countries have joined the ranks of militants in Syria and Iraq in the same time period.
After her recent break-up with Joe Jonas, Gigi was featured in her most intimate of apparels flirting with the older Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson.
Two protesters were shot with live bullets and three others were injured by rubber coated steel bullets.
The annual birth rate in Syria has dropped by more than 50 percent since the start of the conflict.
Aaron Rodgers' words are a refreshing reminder that sports stars can use their influence to combat bigotry.
The questions swarming around a Syrian passport found at the Paris attacks are dividing people online.
Nawal Al Zoghbi fans have one more way of connecting with their favorite superstar.
Three people were arrested in Alsdorf and two others were arrested in Aachen.
Beirut airport security is analyzed following recent security breaches in Egypt; Articles giving a Middle Eastern perspective on Daesh, its creation, and its unseen effects on the Middle East; An injured Egyptian victims is wrongly suspected of Paris attacks; And Mark Zuckerberg explains why Beirut didn't get a safety check.
Republicans aren't the only ones talking nonsense about the Middle East.
Melissa Fleming, the spokesman for the UN Refugee Agency, sad that "refugees should not be turned into scapegoats and must not become the secondary victims of these most tragic events.” She expressed her concern after some EU states said they would take a hard line in the refugee crisis after the terror attacks in Paris.
MD Greg Sproule says strong commitment to the community is key to event’s success
Iraqi national Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi has said she is ready to cooperate with Lebanese authorities to secure the release of 25 Lebanese servicemen being held by militants.
The global economic cost of terrorism has risen to an all-time high, according to the 2015 Global Terrorism Index.
Putin and the West agree on more about Syria than usual after this G20, at least on paper.
Al Pacino's film "Danny Collins" did not go over well at the Cairo International Film Festival due to some uncensored nude scenes.
British soap EastEnders praised for 'meaning of Islam' scene after Paris attacks.
Israeli forces dressed as Palestinians chased the children down on their way to school before arresting them.
The US is collaborating with Turkey to entirely close and monitor the northern border of Syria.
The former Afghani president addressed students at Kabul University on the unique relationship between foreign fighters and Afghani citizens.
Bahrain's budget deficit is expected to widen from five percent of the GDP in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, according to NBK.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Muslims are 'on the front line' in fighting extremism.
Tunisian authorities have arrested seven women for posting Daesh propaganda on behalf the Daesh affiliate, Jund al-Khilafa. Jund al-Khilafa launched two attacks earlier this year leaving 60 people dead.
A fake snowball in 34C Dubai weather heat, on The Beach in Dubai, UAE. (Facebook/Natalie Naccache)
The $10 million Dubai World Cup, the richest horse race in the world, was awarded five-star ranking along with three other sporting events in the ‘Sports Events Ranking System’ initiated by Dubai Sports Council (DSC).
A senior PLO official accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of exploiting the deadly attacks in Paris after he made a "misleading linkage" to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the possibility of a resolution to the Syrian conflict is closer than it has been for the last four and a half years.
Israel is pushing the development of 500 Jewish homes in the contested Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
Currency fluctuations, the rise of e-commerce and tourists heading to Europe are part of a general decelerating trend in the luxury goods market in MENA.
Saad Lamjarred and Far East Movement are the latest acts set to perform at the Yasalam Beats on the Beach festival.
Russia is offering a $50 million reward for information on the bombing of passenger jet A321 in October.
With illegal foreign labor doubling since 2010, Oman is cracking down to open up more jobs for Omani citizens.
Jordanians in Paris write about the terrorist attacks; Islam is defined as a source of unity and nationalism in Turkish history; Lack of staff, medicine, and equipment force critically injured Syrians to go Turkish hospitals; And a call for unity and re-education in identity in the next generation.
While Egypt denies that a bomb was behind the October plane crash, Russian officials have confirmed that the passenger plane was downed as a result of a terrorist attack.
Ahram Online spoke to Egyptian singer, songwriter and composer Maryam Saleh about her most recent album Halawella.
We're all shook up in light of the recent Daesh attacks but Australian TV anchor Waleed Aly has the perfect explanation for how to stop the militant group.
China is not known for its involvement in the Middle East, but Ben Carson has "evidence" they are playing a part in Syria.
Earlier today Russian authorities announced it was certain that a bomb brought down the Metrojet airplane, killing all 244 passengers on board.
WIth the highest rate of youth unemployment in the world, MENA's private sector is expected to step in as the main source of job creation.
The passports have different photographs but the same personal details, indicating that they are both "most certainly" fake.
Israeli forces confiscated money and weapons in overnight raids across the West Bank. At least 18 Palestinians were arrested, sources said.
Nothing in the conflict is that simple.
A new Facebook initiative to drape your profile picture with the Egyptian flag received 10,000 likes on the first launch day.
What led the 20-year-old Belgian, Bilal Hadfi, to join Daesh and become a suicide bomber at Paris' Stade de France?
Egypt's petroleum minister is hoping that the recent major gas finds will make the country a regional center for energy and gas.
Exiled President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi returned to the port city of Aden for the second time since July to rally forces fighting Houthi militants in Taiz.