• The only rival to former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

    Egyptian leftist Sabbahi submits bid for presidency

    Egyptian leftist Sabbahi submits bid for presidency
    Supporters of Egyptian presidential Hamdeen Sabbahi hold a banner in Cairo
    Cairo - Arab Today
    Egyptian leftist Hamdeen Sabbahi Saturday submitted the documents required to run in next month's presidential election, in which he is likely to be the only rival to former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Sabbahi is currently Sisi's sole  Read more...
  • Officials rarely discuss the covert programme

    Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', 3 civilians in Yemen

    Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', 3 civilians in Yemen
    Yemeni boy walks past a mural depicting a US drone in Sanaa
    Sanaa - Arab Today
    A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said. The jihadists were travelling in a vehicle towards the southern Shabwa province  Read more...
  • Al-Qaeda 'deviated from the correct path'

    Al-Zawahiri calls for unity as jihadist schism deepens

    Al-Zawahiri calls for unity as jihadist schism deepens
    Somali soldier points weapon at a poster of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri
    Dubai - Arab Today
    Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has called for unity in a new interview amid widening divisions with a rival jihadist organisation rooted in the Syrian civil war. The interview, which the SITE monitoring service dated to between February  Read more...
  • At least 58 people killed in UN base

    UN says deadly attack in South Sudan may be 'war crime'

    UN says deadly attack in South Sudan may be 'war crime'
    Internally displaced people (IDPs) at the UNMISS base in Malakal, South Sudan
    Juba - Arab Today
    The United Nations Security Council said the attack which killed at least 58 people on a UN base in South Sudan where thousands of civilians were sheltering may 'constitute a war crime'. Expressing its "outrage" over the attack on Friday, the  Read more...
  • After 5 hours of 3-way talks failed to bring agreement

    Israelis, Palestinians hold separate talks with US envoy

    Israelis, Palestinians hold separate talks with US envoy
    US Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin Indyk in Tel Aviv
    Jerusalem - Arab Today
    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met separately Friday with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian source said, a day after five hours of three-way talks failed to bring agreement. Indyk first met chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat  Read more...
  • Ajnad Misr vowed new attacks against security forces

    Egypt police officer killed in Cairo bomb blast

    Egypt police officer killed in Cairo bomb blast
    Egyptian security patrols area after bombs struck police posts in Cairo
    Cairo - Arab Today
    An Egyptian police officer was killed on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. Militants have stepped up their attacks against security forces since the  Read more...
  • Around 1200 rebels under army siege in the Old City

    Syria army advances in Homs as car bomb kills 14

    Syria army advances in Homs as car bomb kills 14
    Burning building following a barrel bombing attack in Aleppo
    Damascus - Arab Today
    Syrian army forces advanced around rebel-held areas of the Old City of Homs, as a car bomb hit a regime-controlled part of the city, killing 14 people. Around 1,200 rebel fighters and nearly 200 civilians are believed to be inside the rebel-held  Read more...
  • US envoy expected to meet negotiators again

    'No breakthrough' in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

    'No breakthrough' in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
    Palestinian shouts slogans in a demonstration to mark Prisoners' Day in Gaza
    Jerusalem - Arab Today
    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators meeting US envoy Martin Indyk to try to find a way to extend faltering peace talks have failed to reach agreement, a Palestinian source told AFP. The meeting began in the late afternoon on Thursday in a  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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  • As late show downs Elche

    Atletico close in on title
    Atletico Madrid's forward Diego Costa
    Madrid - Arab Today
    Atletico Madrid took another step towards their first La Liga title for 18 years as two goals in the last 20 minutes handed them a 2-0 win over Elche at the Vicente Calderon on Read more...
  • Halawet Rooh for 'adults only'

    Egypt pulls Lebanese star's movie
    Lebanese pop star Haifa Wehbe
    Cairo - Arab Today
    Egypt has suspended screenings of Lebanese film and pop star Haifa Wehbe's latest movie after criticism over scenes deemed sexually 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

  • Nationwide death toll 73

    Foreigner dies of MERS in Saudi
    King Fahd Hospital in Jeddah
    Riyadh - Arab Today
    A foreigner has died after she contracted MERS in the Saudi capital, the health ministry said on announced Friday, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73. The Read more...

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  • A pathway to development

    Noor al-Malki empowering families
    Doha - Arab Today
    Noor Al Malki Al Jehani, Executive Director, of the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has said, "The main objective behind the Doha Conference is focusing the world's attention on the mounting evidence that links empowering families and the achievement of development goals. The Doha Conference will explore how families Read more...

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  • The Oberoi, Conrad Dubai opened

    140 new hotels to open in Dubai by 2016
    Dubai - Arab Today
    The hotel development pipeline in the Middle East and Africa includes 573 hotels with 137,193 rooms as of March this year, according to the latest report by STR Global, a hotel research firm. This year is expected to see the opening of 125 hotels with 27,775 rooms, as per the report. The unaffiliated segment is likely to add 7,803 Read more...


  • Days ahead of Beijing's auto show

    Ford launches luxury Lincoln brand
    Beijing - Arab Today
    Ford Motor launched its luxury Lincoln car brand in China on Thursday, just days ahead of Beijing's auto show in the world's largest car market. Ford, the second-largest US automaker, said the Lincoln was designed specifically for China customers. The company will begin sales in the autumn in seven cities with the Lincoln Read more...



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    April 19, 2014 Wanderlust may be too powerful to resist. Planning a long holiday will be a pleasant diversion from work. You don't have to have fancy accommodation. You're willing to  Read more...


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