May 14, 2015
Syrian American hip-hop artist Omar Offendum may be residing in Los Angeles, but he certainly hasn't forgotten about the civil war raging back in the Middle East.
How do people living in Sanaa actually see the city? It's not the Yemen you're used to.
The 2014 report by the Freedom House evaluates 199 countries and territories on their media freedom. The MENA region? Not so good.
Palestine's interior ministry said the blast happened after an unexploded F-16 rocket was dismantled Thursday.
The government needs to consider increasing the VAT by 1 to 2 percentage points, the IMF said Wednesday.
Then watch his interview on "Nazra" on Friday.
The US president is hosting leadership from the GCC at his retreat in Camp David, hoping to sell Arab powers on the nuclear deal.
Daesh executed the civilians after accusing them of conspiring with the Syrian regime Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Diplomatic relations with Iran may sour as Yemen accuses the Islamic Republic of supporting Houthi rebels.
Dethroned English Champions, Manchester City are reportedly eyeing a shock summer move for Liverpool's kid sensation Jordon Ibe.
Afghan army forces have killed more than 80 Taliban militants and wounded over two dozen others during cleanup operations across the country.
The Oman Football Association (OFA) has joined hands with roumaan.com to sell tickets online for matches involving the national team in Oman.
Heidi Klum is again gaining notoriety, but this time for her "Heidi whities."
Japan's top three auto manufacturers' distributors in the UAE planned to launch service campaigns for thousands of vehicles after the companies announced a recall of millions of cars.
The Argentine legend says that while his compatriot is more prolific, he was a more stylish and spectacular finisher
Is the Emirati preacher trying to draw traffic to that YouTube clip of Abeer Sabry getting slammed for indecent clothing? He's prohibited people from watching, but we all know that just means it's gonna garner more views now.
Representatives from the P5+1 member countries have started the third day of nuclear talks in Vienna.
Yemeni officials, speak anonymously, stated that a Saudi-led coalition helicopter fired a truck transporting Houthi weapons in Saada province.
Arabtec faced hard hits from political instability in the region and low returns on its projects.
Algerian militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar announced his group's allegiance to Daesh in an audio clip, reports said Thursday.
Saudi energy experts have stressed the need to curb power consumption and seek renewable sources.
A Palestinian rammed his car into three Israelis in the West Bank.
Rich or poor, local or foreign, we all wonder what the future has in store for us. Looking for an alternative to the ho-hum daily horoscopes? Dare to dip into the future Middle East-style.
The speakers at the two-day international conference will be both local and international designers.
King Abdullah met German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss regional developments including the conflict in Syria Wednesday.
Syrian forces conducted airstrikes against three adjacent villages in northern Syria.
Zahra and Salma Halane, 16, ran off to become Jihadi brides in the Daesh stronghold of Mosul, but now are desperate to return home.
Being LGBTQ in post-revolution Tunisia; Sinai's militant problem; and the types of tourists you'll see in Lebanon.
Six Palestinians from refugee camps in Nablus were detained by Israeli forces early Thursday morning.
A Cairo court sentenced two people to life imprisonment for their roles in clashes with Egyptian forces from November 2013.
As the country's largest landowner, the Egypt government is benefitting from the housing crisis as property prices continue to skyrocket.
Hollywood actress Naomi Watts looks beautiful in a silver Elie Saab gown at the Cannes Film Festival 2015. (VF screenshot)
Khaled Selim becomes a father for the second time since 2012!
Bonds guaranteed by the US government secure Jordan low-cost financing and eases the pressure on local banks.
Taliban splinter group says it killed 45 Ismaili Shias on bus in Pakistani port city Karachi on Wednesday.
Zeina went for the sympathy vote while Ahmed Ezz got some unsolicited praise from Asala. Either way, these two are working hard to improve their reps.
Ricky Martin is coming to Lebanon with his new boyfriend!
Senior members of the PLO welcomed the Vatican's decision to recognize Palestine as an independent state, calling it a "very positive development".
Founding an Internet bank was not enough for Bank Leumi.
An man takes part in a reenactment outside the Imam al-Kadhim shrine as Iraqi Shiite Muslim worshipers gather to mark the anniversary of the death of the eighth century revered Imam
An man takes part in a reenactment outside the Imam al-Kadhim shrine as Iraqi Shiite Muslim worshipers gather to mark the anniversary of the death of the eighth century revered Imam. (AFP/ Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
With low oil prices eroding Bahrain's economy, the residential market remains at high risk of losing its momentum of growth.
The former MP and leading Muslim Brotherhood figure died after suffering from a stroke.
As the United State's Arab allies prepare to convene for meetings at Camp David this week, one must wonder how the American President will play the new Arab world order.
A delegation from the Media Zone Authority – Abu Dhabi will attend the Cannes Film Festival to promote the UAE capital as a filming and production hub.
Lebanese security forces arrested 150 suspected militants Wednesday during raids in Beirut, Bekaa Valley and Akkar.
Desperate times call for desperate measures: LiLo turns to the Quran during her troubled time.
Iran views Bulgaria as a means to tap into the European energy market.
Iraqi forces clashed with Daesh in Iraq's northern and western regions, killing 26 militants in multiple operations.
Customs stopped a refrigerated truck after authorities observed suspicious movement.
America's military denied bombing a mosque in Iraq 45 miles west of Mosul, contrary to media reports.
Relations between the central government in Baghdad and Kurdish regional government as Erbil awaits full payment for oil.
Homosexuals are being persecuted in Egypt, but actress Mona Hala isn't happy about it.
A guesthouse popular with foreigners was stormed by gunmen in Kabul late Wednesday resulting in clashes with Afghan security forces. At least 16 people including four women were rescued from the building.
Radiohead's Thom Yorke is renowned for his genius lyrics, musical brilliance and... Sex advice? The singer's image appeared in the most random of places; an Iranian sex manual.
The app's voice calling could be costing you a small fortune.
Egypt's Court of Cessation accepted a policeman's challenge of a prison sentence handed to him for killing a suspect, ordering a retrial.
A Saudi prince has been banned from entering stadiums for one year following his alleged involvement in an altercation at the end of a crucial match in the Saudi league.
A 61-year-old man was arrested Wednesday morning after he was discovered having sex in a public place.
But then what do women wear?
The public transit problem in Egypt's capital; popular Algerian satire show banned; Iran custody laws further harm domestic abuse victims.
A 74-year-old Saudi man died of the virus Tuesday, rising the total number of fatalities to 431 in the kingdom since 2012.
Delaying retirement savings is a mistake — pay yourself first.
The office is filled with a host of different personality types — which one are you?
May 13, 2015
The striker levelled after Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half penalty to send the Italian champions into the final to face Barcelona
The conference is an attempt to raise awareness for the cultural heritage in the Middle East.
A military court sentenced former information minister Michel Samaha to four and a half years in prison on charges of terrorism Wednesday.
Mustafa Agha, Head, MBC Sports and moderator for the afternoon session of the 14th Arab Media Forum at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai today, began with the words, ‘danger’ and ‘disease’, "both on and off the field".
The Vatican announced Wednesday it will be recognizing Palestinian statehood in a new treaty, granting the PA a new level of legitimacy in the international community.
The Moroccan musical event of the season will soon be upon us, so grab your tickets now to see JLo at the Mawazine Festival.
Abeer Sabry was shopping in the UAE when a woman starts calling her and Egyptian actress Ferial names for their revealing outfit. The outburst was captured on video, which has since gone viral.
More than 100 people from both sides were also wounded in the fierce fighting.
Haifa Wehbe will play "Mariam" this Ramadan, and she's got another pic to prove it.
UAE's Al Jazira are set to offer Italian giants Roma €14 million (Dh57.8 million) for their striker Gervinho, according to reports in Italy.
Abu Alaa al-Afri was in charge of the extremist group after the leader was allegedly injured in March, leaving in question the state of Daesh's senior leadership.
Investigators and lawyers have built war crimes cases against the Syrian president and key institutions of his regime, a report said Wednesday, with documents smuggled out of the country.
Egyptian authorities have rejected an appeal by football giant Mohammad Abu Trika against seizing his assets over alleged links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
Mohammed Assaf was warmly welcomed in Egypt, as shown by the award he can now add to his collection!
Israel Railways is considering building two underground tracks beneath Tel Aviv's Ayalon Highway to ease the growing traffic congestion.
Saudi Arabia has committed to giving Yemen $540 million in aid.
Rumor has it that Arab Idol host Anabella Hilal is stepping down because of Nancy Ajram's jealousy issues!
Syrian state news published a photo of Ali Mamlouk's attendance at a meeting with an Iranian official Wednesday.
Twenty-nine-year-old Zakiyya Nasr and her infant died 12 hours after she was admitted to give birth.
Yaya Toure has called on FIFA to impose stringent radical punishments against racist fans as the Manchester United talisman believes racist abuse could 'break' players.
Most celebs like to keep their off-limits celebrity status and jet set out of the city they are performing in sooner than you can say "Shukran!", but DMC was different.
According to Turkey's Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz more than 1,000 Turkish military personnel under investigation for 'parallel state' links.
Talented singer and DJ Ashibah will be rockin' her sultry tracks tonight at The Tap in Cairo.
Demand for Iranian gas is rising amid hopes that current nuclear negotiations would lead to the removal of sanctions.
Poverty, child labor and lack of help for disabilities contributes to the large number of kids out of school in the kingdom.
Four civilians inside a car were killed in a blast in North Sinai on Wednesday, a security source said Wednesday.
No need to jet set out of the UAE this summer with these exciting gigs in the lineup.
The 'richest fight' in boxing history between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao has rightly justified its tag by raking in an eye-watering 400 million dollars and more than 4.4 million pay-per-view buys, organizers have said.
A White House spokesperson said the US was monitoring an Iranian cargo ship bound for Yemen. Iranian authorities said no inspection would be authorised of the ship, amid escalating tensions.
Seven shots were fired near Balata refugee camp outside of Nablus late Tuesday.
Musical currents against the mainstream: Alternative music is audible in Amman if you know where to catch it!
Jordanian artists talk about their struggle as independent musicians in Amman.
The International Criminal Court urged Israel to cooperate for an investigation into Gaza war crimes.
Catering Israel's urban planning to women; activist goes on hunger strike to protest Bahrain prison torture; sexism abounds in Iranian advertising.
Daesh launched an overnight attack against Syrian forces several hours after two bomb blasts killed four in Homs. Clashes are reportedly ongoing.
India is probably one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world and now has an avid following in Egypt.