Moroccan authorities said Wednesday they dismantled a cell where Daesh had been recruiting fighters.
The al-Qaeda affiliate said Wednesday it will be ruling the northwestern city in Syria with Islamic sharia law.
Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday in Istanbul's main courthouse on Wednesday to pay tribute to the prosecutor who was killed by extremists.
World Players' Union FIFPro and European football governing body UEFA have launched a legal challenge to immediately declare all third-party ownership agreements regarding players in Europe void.
iPhone maker reportedly preparing to open its largest store globally in Dubai or Abu Dhabi this year
Soulful singer-songwriter Joss Stone is bringing her flower power to Bahrain on her Total World Tour.
Iran and US cooperate to take strategic city; Lebanon's cabinet supports PM's stance on Yemen war; and the UAE considers fining people for... walking?
The Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award is targeting Gulf neighbours Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and Yemen along with African countries Mauritania, Tunisia, Somalia and Sudan in an attempt to spread awareness of the annual prize among Arab nations.
Now in its fifth year of conflict, Syria's landscape is unrecognizable and its death toll barely fathomable. But keeping track of who dies and how is more important than ever before.
Daesh has allegedly taken control of most of Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus.
"This camp is the size of a city, and that is why I think we need to help people live in this camp like it was a city."
Oil futures edged lower on Wednesday amid speculation that a last-minute deal over Iran's nuclear programme.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif are holding a bilateral meeting in Lausanne and the nuclear talks have hit a stalemate of sanctions framework.
The attack raised major concerns about the future of Tunisia's vital tourism industry.
Yemeni students living in Lebanon launched a protest against the Saudi-led military campaign against the Houthi rebel movement.
Pitbull, DJ Otto Knows, Najwa Karam, and host more of local and international stars are revving up for the big event in Bahrain.
Finally, Ahmed Ezz admits he is the father of Zeina's babies.
A coalition of Syrian opposition launched a campaign to claim the Nasib border crossing from government forces. The crossing, located in Deraa district, lies on the Jordanian border.
The P5+1 countries have failed to agree on a framework to lift sanctions against Iran, which have been paralyzing the country's economy.
Only one corporate sharia-compliant bond has been issued so far in Jordan.
An Emirates flight and an Etihad plane, which were travelling in opposite directions, nearly collided with each other over the Indian airspace on Sunday night.
Conflicting reports are surfacing of a bombing incident last night at a dairy factory in eastern Yemen, with sources loyal to the Houthis reporting the Saudi-led airstrikes are to blame, and medical sources claiming both rebel fire and airstrikes could be heard on site.
The PM called the nuclear deal unconscionable as it threatens the security of Israel.
Amy Samir Ghanem celebrated her birthday away from her X Factor judge sister Donia.
Cyrine Abdelnour dances with her choreographer in the studio... what is she up to next? (Image: Instagram)
Police have surrounded the offices of Turkey's ruling AK party after two gunmen stormed the premises.
Iraqi tribes liberated a number of villages near the Hamrain Mountains in Kirkuk from Daesh forces, killing 20 militants in the process.
The Saudi-led coalition carried out fresh airstrikes on military sites along the Yemeni border with Saudi Arabia Wednesday, eyewitnesses said, where the Shiite Houthi rebels are believed to have a stronghold.
Turkish authorities arrested 22 students linked to the outlawed Marxist Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) in Antalya following yesterday's hostage crisis.
Lebanese director Said el Marouq has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
A Sydney court found an Australian father guilty of marrying off hi 12-year-old daughter to a 26-year-old Lebanese man, following a similar story earlier this month where the same court sentenced a Lebanese man to 10 years for marrying and impregnating another young girl.
A Palestinian man and his family say they were tricked into selling a Banksy mural worth hundreds of thousands for $175 USD.
In a parallel world, Haifa Wehbe would have been a babysitter!
The United States announced on Tuesday it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt.
Shin Bet arrested an IDF soldier for passing classified information to far-right settlers.
Unidentified militants ambushed a passenger van in northeast Lebanon Tuesday, abducting two Lebanese from Arsal and later releasing them, according to a security source.
Daesh has allegedly killed upwards of 48 people, including women and children, in their campaign in the village of Hama in central Syria.
Watch what you say about an Egyptian Club Chief on TV. That's the lesson Egyptian belly dancer Sama al-Masry learned the hard way.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has reportedly been backing Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao in the highly anticipated bout against unbeaten US boxing champion Floyd Mayweather on May 2 .
A mother's three sons ran off to Syria to fight with Nusra. Two have already been killed, as she begs the third tor return home.
After a midnight deadline passed without a deal Tuesday, officials taking part in the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Switzerland said a new deadline has been set for the end of Wednesday.
On Wednesday, Palestine will be granted full membership to the International Criminal Court, allowing for the country to pursue a criminal investigation against Israel for war crimes committed during this past summer war.
In a stark change of roles, Yemeni refugees arrive in Somaliland port as the Saudi-led air campaign continues to pound Houthi positions across the Gulf country.
Visitors look at Egyptian artefacts at the Museu Egizio (Egyptian Museum) in Turin, the only museum other than the Cairo Museum that is dedicated solely to ancient Egypt art and culture
Visitors look at Egyptian artefacts at the Museu Egizio (Egyptian Museum) in Turin, the only museum other than the Cairo Museum that is dedicated solely to ancient Egypt art and culture. (AFP/Marco Bertorello)
Amid deadlocks, nuclear talks between Iran and world powers in Switzerland soar past their midnight deadline.
An anti-Islamic ad campaign that will begin appearing this week on public buses compares Muslims with Nazis.
The GCC expects Iranian retaliation to air strikes in Yemen; examining the Islamist-military relationship in Egypt in 1952 and 2013; and the Crown Prince of Dubai donates his prize money to autism research.
US President Barack Obama is releasing military aid to Egypt after the funds had been suspended for two years.
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will allow Tunisia to enter the 2017 Africa Cup after its football association (FTF) apologized for claiming the CAF had shown bias, the governing body said Tuesday.
The hostage and his three captors were killed Tuesday after a shootout in Istanbul.
Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s state oil giant, has signed a $10 billion loan with 27 financial institutions.
A winter World Cup in Qatar may not require cooling systems to lower temperatures in the stadiums as proposed in the bid for a summer tournament.
Good to see everyone gathering over a good cause, not causin' trouble!
A high court in Turkey has canceled convictions against 236 defendants in the country's long-running "Sledgehammer" military coup plot case.
How have women changed since the 70's? Watch "Capable Women" to find out!
Um, married life seems to have suited Carole Samaha a little too well. Her recent pictures make her appear a few kilos heavier.
Oil futures extended losses on Tuesday, as Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace of negotiations to reach a preliminary deal.
Jordan is now enforcing regulations banning Dead Sea visitors from swimming at night, following a 16-hour rescue operation that saved nine people in the waters.
Several Yemenis standing before the embassy stated that Monday was the last day for transactions.
Kuwait's donors conference for Syria has forked in over $3.8 billion in aid so far on the first day.
Kuwait's emir announced Tuesday a $500 million pledge to help alleviate war-torn Syria's humanitarian crisis, the worst in "modern history."
The Palestinian Football Association will ask the FIFA Congress in May to suspend Israel, accusing it of continuing to hamper its soccer activities.
A senior US official told AFP the talks on the nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers could go into Wednesday.
The Barcelona midfielder is close to a move to Al Sadd but his former Spain team-mate has warned him to prepare for underwhelming atmospheres
Nigeria had its first democratic transfer of power in history Tuesday in presidential elections that declared the opposition contender the victor.
The Iraqi prime minister said Tuesday Iraqi forces have reclaimed central Tikrit, liberating the area of Daesh with still more neighborhoods to go.
Turkey has imposed a temporary broadcast ban on coverage of an ongoing hostage crisis in Istanbul for "national security."
The Red Cross in a statement called on the coalition to remove obstacles for medical supplies "needed to treat casualties from a week of deadly clashes and airstrikes."
A look at the most popular beers across the Middle East and North Africa where hot weather and high taxes on imported spirits make brews increasingly the go-to beverage of choice.
In the UAE, where 65 per cent of more than 800 residents are sleep deprived
The attacker has been struggling to find his best form in the past two seasons but would only consider a transfer to a foreign league
The structure strikes a slight resemblance to Dubai’s Burj Khalifa tower.
Four days after Israel announced it would stop withholding hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid tax funds, the payment remained held up over a dispute regarding the size of the PA's electric bill.
Retweeted by Palestinian photojournalist Nadia AbuShaban, the photo of a child mistaking the camera for a gun and raising his arms to surrender has gone viral.
Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz says the joint Turkish-US train-and-equip program for 'vetted' Syrian fighters can start in May.
Nancy Ajram gave her frank opinion on women during the Dubai World Cup.
Will disagreements on enrichment research and the pace of lifting sanctions delay a final agreement among P5+1 countries regarding Iran's nuclear program?
Power outage in most of Turkey occurred after problems in transmission lines; however, an investigation is underway to see if issue is relation to terrorist activity.
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home.
Mehmet Selim Kiraz, a Turkish prosecuting investigating the death of a 15-year-old protestor, is being held hostage in an courthouse in Istanbul.
Street chairs are the star of a new photo series on Cairo; Syria's future generations threatened by lack of education; and an Islamic reformation may be in the near future.
Lebanon's Prime Minister made a plea for $1 billion in aid to cope with the Syrian crisis at a donors conference in Kuwait.
The buzz surrounding Abu Dhabi’s featured spotlight in the "Furious 7" has reached fever pitch in recent weeks.
American Secretary of Defense announced the United States support of a joint Arab force, proposed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at an Arab League Summit in Sharm el Sheikh.
An anonymous source told media Iraqi forces purge Daesh from Tikrit's government complex.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 30 civilians were executed by Daesh in the central Syrian province of Hama.
The Nobel Museum opens its 'Ideas Changing the World' exhibition for one month only in Dubai.
Taim Hassan's fan refused to marry her fiance unless Taim helped!
Eighteen Houthi militants and 15 civilians were killed in overnight air raids by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
According to state news, Iran dropped its first shipment of aid in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its air campaign against the Houthi rebels.
The app is now again able to provide UAE users VoIP free calls and internet calls to phone numbers abroad.
Canada's Parliament has voted to launch an air campaign against Daesh in Syria and Iraq.
The veteran midfielder has claimed that he only visited Qatar for personal reasons and has no news on his future beyond the current season
The initiative may mark a more aggressive push by the Arab world’s second biggest economy to attract investment.
Faia Younan recently rose to fame through a powerful video that sought to unite the peoples of the Middle East. Now, she has returned with a novel effort: to crowdfund her rise in the music industry.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat announced a preliminary investigation by the International Criminal Court into Israeli war crimes during the summer Gaza offensive.
Seif Wanly and his brother were the first to introduce modern art to Egypt.