February 22, 2017
You can't help but listen.
Laughing all the way to the bank.
Ahmed Rasem passed away on Wednesday.
Lebanese-American player Ali Khatoun signs professional contract with CD Leganes http://falebanon.com/2017/02/22/lebanese-american-player-ali-khatoun-signs-professional-contract-with-cd-leganes …
German Angelique Kerber turned in her best Dubai Tennis Championships performance by producing a 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Monica Puig on Wednesday.
Jordan will host the first ever Arab Martial Arts Games later this year, underlining the country’s reputation as a safe and secure destination for staging major international events, the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service said on Sunday.
Painful condition doesn’t affect only tennis players
Argentinean superstar and FC Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi arrived in Egypt on Tuesday evening to launch the campaign Tour'n'Cure, a medical tourism program for the low-cost treatment of Hepatitis C patients in Egypt.
In line with its mandate to advance Emirati women’s thinking, knowledge and learning in the realm of sports, the Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, FBMA...
The Lebanese armed forces report the airstrikes were made from Lebanese airspace in order to bypass Russian air defences in the south of Syria.
Al-Kuwait Football Club have been crowned champions of His Highness Amir Soccer Cup for the 13th time in the history of the competition.
"Netanyahu marks beginning of Australia visit by bulldozing Opera House..."
The decision by the Turkish government marks a major step forward in the right to hijab (or not).
After a lengthy session attended by officials of the military judicial system, the parliament approved the amendment of Item (b) of Article 105 of the constitution concerned in granting military judiciary broader authority.
The fisherman was hospitalized after being shot in the back while out at sea.
The Yemeni army has yet to confirm the claim.
The PepsiCo beverages plant, set to open later this year in Jeddah, will manufacture the company’s wide portfolio of carbonates including Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Mirinda and Gatorade.
After being arrested by the Dubai Police for his daring climb in 2014, he has gone ahead and sneaked into a construction site.
It is estimated that up to 250,000 people could be displaced.
Users across the region now have access to tens of thousands of hours of local, regional and international premium entertainment via Vuclip's direct to consumer video-on-demand service.
Nour Buhaisi, Aya Abu Hashish, Rahma Ashour, and Angham Elmadhoun have created a type of concrete with double the durability by simply recycling.
The deal stipulates the two state companies will establish a joint working committee to explore possible cooperation in various fields.
Following Sarah Al-Suhaimi's appointment to chair the Tadawul, Rania Nashar has been named CEO of Samba Financial Group, and Latifa Al-Sabhan has been appointed chief financial officer of Arab National Bank.
The first vice president post, created during 2016 constitutional amendments, also carries immunity from prosecution.
The move comes just a few weeks before a referendum on extending the president’s powers
The 6th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar 2017 will be held under the theme ‘Advanced Technologies Transforming Qatar’s Future’ from April 10 to 11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.
The iconic actor is reportedly visiting the Kingdom in May.
Canada's latest plans welcome the "highly vulnerable" group of survivors, with some 400 having already been airlifted to the country.
Lebanese banks need to cooperate and standardize the use of fintech as is the case with European banks, according to an e-strategy expert.
The actor says they still don't know the sexes of their babies.
Protesters climb the illegal wall and pry open gate as a sign of resistance.
Lindsay Lohan tells UK talk show she was asked to remove headscarf at London airport.
The diva is performing at the Dubai Jazz Festival.
Maths teacher Juhel Miah was escorted off a US-bound flight by security staff while he was on a school trip with students traveling from Iceland's capital Reykjavik to New York.
The rallies were planned by activists, unionists, and youth leaders in response to the government's recent economic measures.
UK construction giant Balfour Beatty has reached an agreement to sell the Group's entire share in Dutco Balfour Beatty and BK Gulf to its Dubai-based partner in a deal expected to be worth $13.7M.
China’s Xiaomi plans expansion across the Middle East with a new range of devices and a flagship store in the UAE.
The high numbers of Instagram users is good news for local businesses in MENA.
More than a dozen Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputies were arrested on terror charges last November.
Egypt Central Bank has agreed with the Egyptian Federation of Investors Associations to settle dollar debts resulting from the exchange rate differences after the pound's float in November.
Engineers in MENA have a steady stream of available jobs, which is good news for professionals who are looking to change jobs, those who want to go up the career ladder, or land their first job.
The head of the National Oil Corp. of Libya met with Rosneft Chairman Igor Sechin to lay the groundwork for investments in the Libyan oil sector.
The fire severely damaged the Kungalv Islamic Cultural Center in western Sweden. Until recently the building had been used by the Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD).
Deri, of the ultra-orthodox Shas party, resorted to the Hollywood trick when he was unable to naturally weep on camera.
Saudi Arabia has opened the pre-qualification bidding process to local, regional and international developers for the first phase of its ambitious renewable energy program.
The attack was claimed by the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) faction of the Pakistani Taliban, which carried out a series of apparently coordinated assaults last week including a powerful bomb blast in Lahore which killed 14 people.
The head of the Arab Women Organization Mervat al-Talawy proposed the idea in 2012 to the grand imam of al-Azhar who welcomed it and assigned six al-Azhar scholars, along with one of her colleagues at the National Women's Council, to work on it; but it was suspended during the Muslim Brotherhood's reign in 2013.
February 21, 2017
A foot problem forced French Open winner Garbine Muguruza to retire, with the fifth seed lasting less than 30 minutes on Tuesday to exit her opening match at the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Champion of the 2016 IMET Squash Open, Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj, won the 2017 Cronimet Squash Open, which took place in Skelleftea, Sweden.
Big bucks were the need of the hour and that has come in with Emirates Airline jumping in as the major sponsor of pro-cycling Team UAE Abu Dhabi, who took over Italian Lampre-Merida at end of last season.
The Frenchman has played down the Catalans' recent poor form and has also given updates on the futures of Isco, Pepe and James Rodriguez
The Secretary of Defense claims US does not intend to take any petrol from the war-torn, Daesh-infested Middle Eastern nation.
The endeavor of Al Habsi Football School (HFS) in Oman to provide quality coaching and run high-level training programs for young kids has led HFS to sign up Scottish football coach Andy Watson as its technical director.
Marine Le Pen, the far-right French politician, cancelled a meeting with the Grand Mufti over donning a headscarf.
Pictures on IFRC's Twitter account showed the bodies lined up along the shore covered in white and black bags.
The head of the union of Gaza fishermen, Nizar Ayyash, told Ma'an that Israeli forces had detained Umran Saber Bakr, Mahmoud Saber Bakr, Abdullah Saber Bakr, Thabet Abd al-Raziq Bakr, and Omar Muhammad Bakr, and took them to the port of Ashdod in southern Israel.
Iraqi troops and paramilitaries fought Daesh militants to clear the way to the airport on the second day of the ground offensive to recapture the western half of Mosul.
Jumana Daoud has finally held her infant Mariam, born premature, for the first time ever.
A delegation from the Italian Egyptian Friendship Council has toured Cairo and Sharm El Sheikh to discuss bilateral tourism and education opportunities.
20-year-old Israeli soldier Elor Azarya executed Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay injured on the ground.
Regime warplanes struck the Damascus suburb of Barza in violation of a ceasefire deal between the Assad regime and opposition forces.
After overseeing the opening of 41 new hotels in 2016, Oman's tourism ministry has signed agreements with 11 companies to set up hotel facilities across the country.
Everything you need to know about the music festival happening in Dubai this week.
At least 28 people were killed in December when a bomb exploded in a chapel adjoining St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.
The power outages in Iran's oil-rich Khuzestan province led to protests against local officials, who then called on Iraq to take measures to 'prevent' dust storms.
That explains her frequent visits to Paris.
The Kurdish population of Korukoy village has been besieged by Turkish security forces since 11 February.
31 deals worth over $3B were signed within the first 48 hours of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi.
The actor says 'Everything changed' after Amal.
He says 'it's going to be an adventure.'
100,000 people have already been impacted by the famine, while the UN has warned of potential genocide and ethnic cleansing.
Syrian singer Asala miffed with ‘Arab Idol’ judges?
Oman's customs department has imposed an additional two percent duty on the cost, insurance and freight value of imported products for non-submission of original legalised documents.
President Donald Trump has made repeated calls to 'take their oil'.
MBC and Ooredoo have teamed up on this project.
Kaspersky Lab researchers have found several security issues in remote car control apps that could potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, or SIPRI, said Monday the arms import figures for the Middle East accounted for 29 percent of global imports during the 2012-2016 period.
Depending on what you want to use your savings for, one savings account will be better for you than another.
At least 110 civilians have been killed by Turkish airstrikes in the Daesh-held Syrian city of al-Bab over the past two weeks
The British Museum's six-month training scheme sees Iraqi archaeologists spend three months in London and three months in Iraq.
The $1.9 billion includes $1.57 billion given by donors in 2016 and $344 million carried over from 2015 by U.N. Agencies, the World Bank and NGOs.
The proposed merger between Masraf Al Rayan, Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar is currently at due diligence stage.
With the proliferation of online learning and assessment tools and alternative creative approaches, businesses today no longer have to spend massive amounts of money on training programs for their employees.
The four deaths raise the number of Russian military officially reported killed in Syria to 26 since September 2015.
Gazan holders of temporary Jordanian passports must now pay JD200 instead of JD25 to issue or renew a passport every two years, making it the most expensive passport in the world.
During the meeting, Aoun said he hoped that the future would bring the people of Lebanon and France closer.
Rosneft said it started a new exploration well in Iraq, which according to state news agency Tass should be completed by July.
While not denying participation in the meeting, the presidency said that "Egypt spares no efforts to reach a just and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue, based on the two-state solution and the Palestinians' right to establish an independent state along the June 4, 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, without any political outbidding."
"We realized most Saudi families' fun memories are abroad," said Mishael Alrasheed, president of the organizing committee at Benya. You don't say!
February 20, 2017
The trilogy faces global campaigns accusing it of promoting violence, abuse, and emotional disturbance.
What a way to start the show.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi will arrive in Egypt on Tuesday for a one-day visit to promote the country’s Tour n’ Cure medical tourism campaign, trip organizers Prime Pharma announced on Monday.
Money wasn't an issue.
Abdulaziz Haikal (R) of UAE's Al-Ahli FC kicks the ball past Ali Ghorbani of Iran's Esteghlal FC during their AFC Champions League qualifying football match between UAE's Al-Ahli and Iran's Esteghlal FC at Al-Rashid Stadium in Dubai on February 20, 2017. STRINGER / AFP
Esteghlal of Khuzestan has defeated hosting FC Al-Fateh of Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia in the first day of Group B on Monday.
It was out of this world.
The 41-year-old official had agreed a move to the Middle East but will now definitely take charge of at least one more game in England's top flight
Iran’s Esteghlal Khuzestan started the 2017 AFC Champions League with a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh on Tuesday in Group B on Monday.
Her concert was a hit.
Fadi has taken to Twitter to deny claims he won't be invited to George Michael's funeral.