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Arab-Israeli freed after serving 40 years for killing soldier

An Arab-Israeli jailed for killing an Israeli soldier was released on Thursday after serving 40 years, officials said, with Israel warning it would not...

Arab fans’ FIFA World Cup fever cooled by Qatar costs

Qatar's FIFA World Cup will be the first on Arab soil but despite excitement in the Middle East, the fervour is not universal in...

WATCH: The animated movie that has taken Arab world by storm

The storyline, set in 2053 in the fictional Arab state of Alephia, follows a group of undercover agents plotting to take down hereditary ruler Alaa Ibn Ismail and his autocratic regime

Spanish falcons feed Arab passion for raptor hunting

In upper-class Gulf society, these swift-flighted hunters are worth a fortune, with buyers sometimes shelling out tens of thousands of euros per bird

First Arab astronaut on ISS returns to Earth

A three-man crew including an Emirati who became the first Arab to reach the International Space Station returned to Earth safely on Thursday and were in good shape

China pledges $20 billion in loans for Arab states

China will provide Arab states with $20 billion in loans for economic development, President Xi Jinping told top Arab officials.

Amid Arab boycott, Qatar’s new friends find rich openings

DOHA: Six months ago Serkan Ucar arrived in Doha to scope out business opportunities - away from his usual patch. The mission looks set...

Qatar accuses Saudis of reckless behaviour as Arab row enters second year

Qatar accused Saudi Arabia of “reckless behaviour” that is tearing apart a pro-Western Gulf bloc.

Pence starts Mideast tour in Egypt amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

CAIRO: US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Egypt on Saturday to begin a delayed Middle East tour overshadowed by anger in the Arab...

16-year-old girl married off to 65-year-old Arab Sheikh

HYDERABAD, India: An underage marriage was reported from Indian city Hyderabad where a teenage girl was married off to an Arab Sheikh allegedly against...

UAE sees ‘parting of ways’ if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

DUBAI: A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by fellow Arab states which imposed...

Key developments in Qatar-Gulf crisis

Here are the main developments that led to the unprecedented crisis between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours: Smear campaign On May 20, 2017, Qatar says it...

Canada apologises to men tortured in Syria. agrees settlement

OTTAWA: Canada on Friday formally apologised to three Canadian men of Arab descent who said they had been tortured in Syria and blamed Canadian...

Angry anti-Saudi protest in Yemen after funeral carnage

SANAA: Thousands of Yemenis demonstrated in the capital Sanaa on Sunday to vent anger at Riyadh, head of a coalition accused of carrying out...

Arab Muslim youths say IS, Qaeda distort Islam: poll

ABU DHABI: A majority of Arab Muslim youths see the actions of extremists such as the Islamic State group and Al-Qaeda as a perversion of Islam's teachings, according to a new poll.

US Muslim and Arab communities fear backlash from shooting

SAN BERNARDINO: Members of the Arab and Muslim communities in the United States said Thursday they feared a backlash, as details emerged of the Muslim couple who shot dead 14 people in California.

Arab woman stabs Jew in Jerusalem Old City: Israel police

JERUSALEM: An Arab woman stabbed a Jewish man in a new knife attack in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday before being shot and seriously wounded by her victim, Israeli police said.

Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

DUBAI: Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf's conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition.

20 wise quotations of Hazrat Ali (R.A), the Lion of Allah

Hazrat Ali (R.A) was martyred today on 21st of Ramazan in 41 A.H. One of the most noble and wisest Islamic personalities of all time, here is a list of sayings by Hazrat Ali (R.A) which offer guidance, wisdom, intelligence and a lot more.

Arab war planes bomb Yemen; exiles report U.S.-Houthi talks

DUBAI: Aircraft from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Yemen's Houthi outposts throughout the country on Sunday, residents said, while Yemen's government in exile said the militia was in talks with the United States in Oman.