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Tourist Found Dead in UAE Desert
September 20, 2017 - 11:38 GMT
He was murdered over a financial dispute, say Dubai Police
Brothers again or a GCC without Qatar? /AFP
September 20, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
No one should rush to the doom and gloom conclusion that the over 100-day-old rupture in Gulf politics means the end to the 36-year-old body.
September 19, 2017 - 20:30 GMT
The worry is that the superpower unused to being thwarted might act hastily to consolidate its reputation as the mightiest on earth or else risk dismissal as a paper tiger.
Photo for illustrative purposes only. /AFP
September 18, 2017 - 12:41 GMT
Survivors of group suicide reveal how another member of family died from an epileptic attack
The timing of the UK and US deals was particularly crucial for Doha. \AFP
September 18, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
Qatar on Sunday signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, a second major defence deal signed by Doha during its lengthening diplomatic dispute with its neighbours.
Palestinian camps are considered off-limits to the Lebanese Army and fall under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian factions.Photo: Lebanese army (AFP/File)
September 18, 2017 - 10:18 GMT
The mysterious leader of a Daesh (ISIS) cell identified Friday was until now an obscure young restaurateur in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp with connections to some of Lebanon’s most dangerous fugitives.
North Korea on Friday fired a ballistic missile from Pyongyang that crossed over Japan [AFP/FilePhoto]
September 18, 2017 - 08:25 GMT
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to complete the country's nuclear program, saying that its final goal is to establish an "equilibrium" of military force with the U.S., its state media said Saturday.
A cleric in oil-rich Saudi Arabia's highest religious body has decreed that celebrating birthdays is forbidden because it will make you go broke (Pexels)
September 17, 2017 - 13:32 GMT
When asked by a caller if it was permissible to observe birthdays of children and wives, Abdullah al-Mutlaq said: "It is not permissible".
A New York subway station. A Jewish woman and her mother were beaten up last week at a Queens subway station by a man who mistook them for Muslims, police said (Wikimedia)
September 16, 2017 - 09:40 GMT
A man spat in the Jewish woman's face, saying "get out of my country, you dirty Muslim".
Beitar Jerusalem football club is the only team in the Israeli league that has never had an Arab-Muslim player (Creative Commons)
September 15, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The professional adviser to a notorious right-wing Israeli football club in Jerusalem resigned on Thursday after saying he would never sign a Muslim player.
“Our five chihuahuas are not just our pets, they are also our babies,” Demakina adds. /Shutterstock
September 14, 2017 - 14:58 GMT
Does your pet wake up in a customised bed encrusted with real diamonds? Or does she have a choice between wearing Swarovski or ruby chokers for a stroll around Dubai Marina?
Internet voice and video calling applications, including WhatsApp, Skype, and Viber will be available in Saudi Arabia as the ban will be officially lifted. (File photo)
September 14, 2017 - 10:50 GMT
Internet voice and video calling applications, including WhatsApp, Skype, and Viber will be available in Saudi Arabia as the ban will be officially lifted.
Tel Aviv LGBT pride parade 2012 (Wikimedia Commons)
September 13, 2017 - 13:50 GMT
“It’s sad that in Israel in 2017 an MK is forced to resign because he participated in the wedding of two people who love each other,” said fellow Member of Israel's Knesset, Yair Lapid.
The ancient city of Palmyra, large parts of which were destroyed by ISIS (Wikimedia Commons)
September 13, 2017 - 10:10 GMT
Local officials in Syria’s Idlib province have launched a campaign aimed at retrieving Syrian antiquities smuggled abroad during the country’s six-year-long conflict.
Several 'vegan' foodstuffs, including hummus, have been been at the heart of controversies over 'cultural appropriation' by Israelis (Wikimedia Commons)
September 12, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
Some might more cynical about Israel's appropriation - or "theft" - of Arab "vegan" cuisine.
The most common abuse cases involve physical abuse among students at schools. (AFP/File Photo)
September 12, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The most common abuse cases involve physical abuse among students at schools.