• Bombing using all kinds of weapons

    Syria army launches assault on besieged Homs

    Syria army launches assault on besieged Homs
    Civilians leave the besieged district of central Syrian city Homs
    Damascus - Arab Today
    Syria's army launched a major ground assault on the central city of Homs on Tuesday, state television said, with troops entering rebel-held districts under government siege for nearly two years. "The Syrian army and the (pro-regime militia)  Read more...
  • Israeli army disperse protesters near Bethlehem

    Palestinian woman dies after inhaling tear gas

    Palestinian woman dies after inhaling tear gas
    A weekly protest against Israel's separation barrier in West Bank
    Bethlehem - Arab Today
    A Palestinian woman died in hospital after inhaling tear gas used by the Israeli army to disperse protesters near the West Bank city of Bethlehem, a medical official said Tuesday. But the military denied tear gas was the cause of death  Read more...
  • Unclear whether planted at site or thrown

    Bomb attack in Cairo wounds 2 police, civilian

    Bomb attack in Cairo wounds 2 police, civilian
    Egyptian forensics inspect the site following a bomb attack in central Cairo
    Cairo - Arab Today
    A bomb blast in an upmarket central Cairo district wounded two policemen and a passer-by Tuesday, the latest attack on Egypt's security forces since Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted. The morning attack blew off the roof of  Read more...
  • Accusing Morocco of suppressing dissent in territory

    UN must task West Sahara peacekeepers with rights monitoring

    UN must task West Sahara peacekeepers with rights monitoring
    UN car in Laayoune, the capital of Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara
    Nicosia - Arab Today
    Human Rights Watch on Monday urged the Security Council to task UN peacekeepers in Western Sahara with rights monitoring, accusing Morocco of suppressing dissent in the territory it controls. The call, in a letter addressed to the  Read more...
  • 3-year old civil war turning in al-Assad's favour

    Syria troops retake Christian town of Maalula

    Syria troops retake Christian town of Maalula
    Mar Takla Greek Orthodox monastery in the ancient Christian town of Maalula
    Maalula - Arab Today
    Syrian troops retook the ancient Christian town of Maalula from rebels Monday, a day after President Bashar al-Assad said the three-year old civil war was turning in his favour. During the operation, Al-Manar television, the broadcaster  Read more...
  • key defendants, Seif al-Islam are absent

    Libya trial of Kadhafi son, aides adjourned

    Libya trial of Kadhafi son, aides adjourned
    Members of former Libyan regime, attend their trial at court in Tripoli
    Tripoli - Arab Today
    The Libyan trial of more than 30 top figures from Moamer Kadhafi's deposed regime opened Monday, but proceedings were adjourned as key defendants, including onetime heir apparent Seif al-Islam, were absent. The adjournment until April  Read more...
  • Several trials for bloody crackdown on protesters

    Tunisia MPs criticise 'light' verdicts for Ben Ali officials

    Tunisia MPs criticise 'light' verdicts for Ben Ali officials
    Tunisian former director general of intervention brigade, Jalel Boudriga (L)
    Tunis - Arab Today
    Tunisian lawmakers on Monday condemned as excessively lenient appeal sentences handed to top security officials in Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's ousted regime for their part in repressing protests during the 2011 uprising. The military court  Read more...
  • Bloodshed claimed 2550 lives this year

    Militants close dam as Iraq violence kills 15

    Militants close dam as Iraq violence kills 15
    Iraqi men move a boat stuck on the banks of Euphrates river in Twairij
    Baghdad - Arab Today
    Militants have closed all gates of a Euphrates River dam they control in Iraq, blocking a major water source, a minister said on Monday, while violence killed 15 people. The latest unrest comes amid a protracted surge in nationwide bloodshed  Read more...




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  • Tunisian PM in interview with Bahrain TV

    Mehdi stresses importance of Bahrain's visit
    Manama - Arab Today
    Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Juma'a has stressed the importance of his visit to Bahrain, heading an official Tunisian delegation. He said the official meetings held during the visit would yield positive results in further bolstering bilateral relations. Speaking in an interview with Bahrain TV, he expressed happiness about visiting Bahrain, asserting its importance in reflecting strong ties binding both countries. He also voiced happiness about meeting Read more...









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  • In London Marathon

    Kipsang sets record
    Wilson Kipsang of Kenya
    London - Arab Today
    World record-holder Wilson Kipsang won the men's London Marathon in a course record two hours, four minutes and 29 seconds on Sunday as Britain's Mo Farah found life tough on his Read more...
  • Jazz guitar legend toured West Bank

    John McLaughlin plays for Palestine
    British Jazz musician John McLaughlin
    Ramallah - Arab Today
    The Palestinian territories are rarely a destination for jazz musicians let alone stars of an art form that is more at home in big cities Read more...





  • Spring 2015 Bridal collection

    Vera Wang unveils new film
    Vera Wang Bride Spring 2015
    New York - Arab Today
    The New York City designer, famed for her luxurious bridal gowns, has unveiled an extremely cool fashion film to show off her latest designs. Vera Wang debuted her Spring 2015 Read more...




Health and Nutrition

  • 3 times more likely to have disorder

    Antidepressant linked to autism risk
    Antidepressant effects while pregnant
    Baltimore - Arab Today
    Boys, whose mothers took antidepressants such as Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac or Zoloft while pregnant, were almost three times more likely to have autism spectrum Read more...

Women in the News

  • Ceremony will be held on 15th April

    Jawaher selected Sport personality
    Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
    Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has been selected the 'Sport Personality of the Year', Ibrahim Abdul Malik, Secretary-General of the Public Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare, announced in a press conference to unveil Read more...

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  • Created for enthusiasts

    Motorcycle journey spanning 20,000km
    London - Arab Today
    Iconic motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson has charted a 20,000 km road trip that will take celebrities, journalists and tour riders across 30 countries. Launched to promote the Street Glide motorcycle, the Discover More campaign will span the Middle East, Europe and North Africa, with a roster of 50 riders taking turns on the bike Read more...


  • At New York Auto Show

    Chevrolet takes top off Corvette Z06
    New York - Arab Today
    At the New York Auto Show, the American carmaker will introduce a convertible version of its latest Corvette Z06 supercar. The model differs only slightly from the coupe and is powered by the same 634hp V8 engine. Available with a 7-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic gearbox, the supercar will have a power roof that Read more...



  • Aries
    April 15, 2014 A partnership will come to an abrupt end. You'll feel much better when left to your own devices. Although you appreciate getting help from an enthusiastic lover or business  Read more...


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