Formula One rule makers have introduced a new set of rules that would change the face of Formula One racing starting from the upcoming Grand Prix this season.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed opposition to freezing settlement construction on the Palestinian land as a condition for the extension of talks between Tel Aviv and the Palestinian Authority.
Israeli soldiers forcefully dispersed women gathered to peacefully demonstrate for International Women's Day.
Thirteen nuns from Syria's Maaloula who were kidnapped last year were released Sunday, according to pro-Syrian regime sources based in Lebanon.
Egyptian actress Zeina will be somewhat copying Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram in her upcoming drama. Will it work in her favor?
Manama: UAE sports commentators Faris Awadh and Ali Saeed Al Kaabi have resigned from Qatar-based belN Sports, formerly known as Al Jazeera Sport.
Haifa Wehbe had her say, now it was time for Elissa to hit back at the "woman who made herself out of nothing."
Indian 3G network MTS came up with a hilarious and smart ad for their Internet services; A speaker in Lebanon teaches us about the true meaning of happiness, while Ambassador Tom Fletcher supports the working classes.
Paramount Pictures "Noah" is continuing to spark heavy debate throughout the Middle East over its characterization of one of Allah's prophets on the big screen.
Lebanese President Michel Sleiman continues to emphasize privatization as a way to save the country's economy, but how sustainable would such policies be in the country's future?
Bakir Oweida argues that Muslims across the world must step up and discuss the jihadist phenomenon.
Four time world champion Sebastian Vettel is all set to defend his Formula One title in the upcoming Grand Prix season despite 'underdog' tag and Red Bull's disastrous test run.
Keeping their enemies closer: Inside Iran and Israel's fraught relationship and why it will never change
Iran and Israel, the best of enemies. Gareth Smyth delves into the relationship between these two foe states.
Kuwait real estate sales was an estimated $1.1 billion in January. However, despite such strong figures, the estimates represents a slight downfall from a strong record month in December.
Prominent Saudi and Emirati journalists and broadcasters have been ordered by their respective ministries to quite their posts in Doha as tensions escalate between Qatar and its GCC counterparts.
Australia is celebrating the Persian New Year with their own line up of traditional Iranian music concerts, featuring world-renowned Iranian Tar virtuoso Keyvan Saket. "Nowruz" the time to celebrate! Aussies line up Iranian concerts in celebration of Persian New Year
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the peace deal with Palestinians could take another year to complete. He also mentioned on Sunday that he is opposed to a settlement freeze in the West Bank.
The clash between Jordan's economic policies and the poverty realities on the ground is putting this MENA country "between a rock and a hard place."
Yemen's interim president has ordered a panel to create a constitution that would divide Yemen into a six-region federation while attacks in the country's northwest continued, leaving at least thirty dead thus far.
Jennifer Connelly wasn't a fan of shooting the water scenes in "Noah", the film making waves in the Middle East
With several Arab countries banning the controversial Christian film, "Noah" is certainly stirring up the waters...waters that Jennifer Connelly did not enjoy being doused by.
Fans went absolutely wild at Eric Clapton's two-hour special concert last night in Bahrain.
The Department of Finance- Abu Dhabi (DoF) has announced the signing of a loan agreement with The Republic of Serbia, providing the country a loan of $1 billion.
A Saudi man shares his story of the difficulties he faces after undergoing sexual reassignment surgery.
Darren Aronofsky's upcoming epic film Noah is already banned in a number of Arab countries.
Defending Premier League champions Manchester United is reportedly set to announce a world- record kit deal with American sportswear giant Nike worth more than 600 million pounds.
The Beirut babes were both Milan-bound as they were spotted having a friendly chat in the airport.
The United Arab Emirates on Sunday announced that it supports Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
Oman has set a target to increase by 15 per cent the value of its non-oil exports this year.
A group of Israeli youth have written Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu telling him they are refusing military service because of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.
While some may be most excited about race day at the 2014 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on April 406, we're not gonna lie that the concerts are what floats our boat the most. Here's the lowdown on the weekend we're all waiting for.
Hamas policemen intervened at a ceremony to honor martyrs and arrested members of the Fatah movement.
Cairo International Jazz Festival, screening of movie Wadjda, and Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children are just a few of the fabulous things going down this week in Egypt.
A suicide car bomber in Iraq killed at least 12 people after driving his bomb-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint in southern Iraq, one day after a man driving a stolen police vehicle wounded 14 people in Anbar province.
Lebanon and Egypt marched for women's rights on International Women's Day, while Google included the Arab world in their own Doodle in celebration of the occasion.
Oman could emerge as a regional leader in solar technology after Middle East's first solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project at PDO’s Amal West field in southern Oman became a success.
The construction of the region's first eco-friendly mosque in Dubai is 85 percent complete and set to open in the near future, say new reports.
March 3 2014
Three French tourists fell to their death while mountain climbing in Wadi Rum.
A new report released this week projects that the world's wealthiest will spend more on luxurious goods in 2014, representing key investment opportunities for Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia who top the "Luxury Opportunity Index."
"Chaos" and tension are reigning in Damascus' besieged Yarmouk refugee camp with the rebel groups and militants who have returned to the camp, a PLO official said.
Gulf economies are allegedly in their "golden era" of prosperity and profit, but how long will this success last and is it sustainable?
The Syrian government regained control of al Zareh in the central province of Homs on Saturday.
UAE's Marka announced this week that it is planning an initial public offering on the UAE stock market after receiving preliminary approval from the country's Securities and Commodities Authority.
Dubai's rising property prices may be more of a risk than economists originally believed, say experts.
Google-owned video-sharing giant YouTube organized its first visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, aiming to support the site's content generators and strengthen its strong user base in the kingdom.
Egyptian left-wing presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi slammed the new electoral law, put into place on Saturday, saying that it "renders immune the decisions of the Presidential Elections Commission".
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.
Gunmen fired at a police patrol in southern Lebanon. The police were searching for wanted members of the Resistance Brigades.
A cargo vessel that was allegedly carrying Iranian weapons bound for the besieged Gaza Strip arrived in the Israeli port of Eilat on Saturday evening.
March 8, 2014
The Spurs boss was furious with what he described as a "capitulation" after the north London side lost 4-0 to league-leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
Many Manchester United fans can't wait to see the summer come as they look to bring in reinforcements to aid their faltering squad.
Adly Mansour, Egypt's interim president, issued a law on Saturday regulating the presidential elections.
Most schools in Egypt reopened Saturday after a delay due to political violence in the country.
The family of comatose Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has reportedly been told that only a 'miracle' can now save the seven-time world champion.
Chelsea are one of only two clubs to have been unbeaten the last six English Premier League rounds and will hope to extend that when Jose Mourinho’s home victory record will once again be on the line.
The U.S. Department of State says recognizing Israel as a "Jewish state" is not a precondition for the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
The Free Syrian Army has appointed a new chief, Brigadier General Abdel Ilah al Bashir.
The Arab world loves women! On International Women's Day, the Arab world unearths an ancient daughter from a land pharaoh pharaoh away, and women dream on for a day off! while saying no to domestic violence!
In celebration of International Women's Day, three Arab feminists and women's rights advocates told Ahram Online what this day means to them.
Qatar Airways continues to come under fire for questionable employee policies.
A new report estimates that Israel has lost 30 million dollars due to the recent boycott of Israeli products.
World Press has selected the ten most moving photos from last year. Many of these gut-wrenching images are from those suffering in the Middle East; scars to mommy's face; the BroApp! and a movie with a message, "Zaytoun".
Rouhani has accepted an official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia.
At least seven people were killed during a protest in Cairo as mass protests spread across Egypt on Friday.
Hind Al Bloushi likes to donate her clothes to charity.
Abed Fahed was in the hot seat last week where he was accused of a number of things on the talk show "Al Muttaham" (The Accused).
March 7, 2014
The next couple of matches could decide whether Manchester United suffer their worst season in recent memory, as the Red Devils face matches against Liverpool, Olympiakos, and Manchester City in a short period.
Kerry visits the region again to consult with the king over Israel-Palestine talks
Roy Hodgson's England took their first step towards being prepared for the impending 2014 World Cup this summer in Brazil with a 1-0 victory over Denmark on Wednesday night.
Federico Macheda has reportedly revealed that he intends to leave Manchester United at the end of this season but says that nobody can take 'the memories of his time' at the club.
Saudi authorities also declare the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and al-Nusra as terror groups
Fighting in Fallujah, a city in Iraq held by anti-government fighters, continues as government forces seek to take back the city.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas remains adamant in his refusal to recognize Israel as the Jewish state in current peace talks.
Aziz Memon, a Pakistani businessman, seeks to rid his nation of polio
The prime minister's remarks come after several online leaks on social media sites suggested widespread corruption in the highest levels of Turkey's government.
Barcelona are speculated to be on Chelsea defender David Luiz's trail as they are looking to replace their departing defender Carlos Puyol.
Bashar al-Assad comes out publicly to defend Putin's actions in Ukraine
The famous twosome have divorced professionally.
Reports surface that Syria will fail to uphold a deadline to destroy chemical production facilities
Darb 1718 is 'da place to be on Saturday! Salalem, Like Jelly and Rassef L'bkariya will be bustin' loose
Whether you don't have Saturday night plans, or even if you do, ditch them, 'cause Darb 1718 in downtown Cairo is the place to be come March 8.
March 6, 2014
Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has said that he feels his best tennis is 'just around the corner' as he seeks to back up his Dubai title win on Saturday with a record fifth Indian Wells crown, which...
PLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat reportedly receives a draft copy of an Israeli-Palestinian framework agreement.
Peres appeared on Panet, a popular Israeli-Arab website, where he fielded questions from throughout the Arab world.
A recent explosive defused by the IDF on the Israeli-Syrian border suggests Hezbollah and Israel may be heading for a larger confrontation.
Egypt's actions follow a decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar.
Jose Mourinho has hinted that he may be ready to make a move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli. The pair had a difficult relationship during the two years at Inter Milan...
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed international football star Patrick Vieira as the latest high-profile addition to its Guest Ambassador programme.
Without a hint of doubt, U.S. Senator Paul Broun does his best Zionist pastor impersonation and says God has Israel's back and so should America; 'The Wolf of Wall Street' never haas a chance at the Oscars; and Iraqi brat misses plane, plane turns around and gets him.
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki ended the state of emergency Thursday with a presidential decree.
Manchester City and Serbia full-back Aleksandar Kolarov is being chased by Italian giants Juventus and Napoli as well as his former manager's team, Galatasaray.
Qatar airways will launch daily flights to Tokyo starting in mid-June this year.
British charity Save the Children releases a powerful, thought-provoking video to remind people about the conflict in Syria and how it affects children.
The Gulf dispute is nothing new, but KSA, Bahrain and UAE are changing the game with employing "collective punishment" tactics against Qatar in their latest recall of their ambassadors from Doha.
Welcome home, Hosny! Our fave Egyptian superstar is back where he belongs with his adoring Egyptian fans.
Egyptian security services have started to collect information about thousands of Hamas members who were granted Egyptian citizenship during the rule of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, according to Egyptian media.
The Syrian government has filed an official complaint with the UN over Israeli airstrikes.
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said that fans want to see four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel lose to make Grand Prix more exciting.
Gulf investors are in talks with a British firm to develop the next era of supersonic jets that would move passengers from New York to London within...2 hours!
Bahrain is ready to "re-assert itself" as a "regional powerhouse" in the oil and gas sector.
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