• 200 civilians were reportedly killed and over 400 wounded

    Sudan seeks probe into assassination of nationals in South Sudan

    Sudan seeks probe into assassination of nationals in South Sudan
    Video grab released by United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
    Khartoum - Arab Today
    Sudan called on Thursday for an investigation into the "assassination" of its nationals in a South Sudan oil town, where the UN has accused rebels of killing hundreds of civilians. "The foreign ministry condemns assassination of the Sudanese  Read more...
  • PM Netanyahu reacted angrily to Wednesday's agreement

    Israel ministers mull reprisals for Palestinian unity deal

    Israel ministers mull reprisals for Palestinian unity deal
    Palestinian Fatah delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmed (L) with Hamas PM Ismail Haniya
    Jerusalem - Arab Today
    Israel's security cabinet was to meet on Thursday morning to weigh its response to a unity deal struck between the Palestinian leadership and the Hamas rulers of Gaza. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted angrily to Wednesday's  Read more...
  • Part of crackdown targets Muslim Brotherhood movement

    Morsi trial hears Hamas, Hezbollah attacked Egypt jails

    Morsi trial hears Hamas, Hezbollah attacked Egypt jails
    Egyptian policemen sit on benches on a street in the capital Cairo
    Cairo - Arab Today
    Prosecution witnesses in the jailbreak trial of Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday accused members of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and Lebanon's Hezbollah of attacking Egyptian prisons during the 2011  Read more...
  • Suffering protracted surge in bloodshed

    Iraq officials targeted as violence kills 13

    Iraq officials targeted as violence kills 13
    Iraqi woman in the street following an explosion in Baghdad
    Baghdad - Arab Today
    Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister's convoy on Wednesday, as violence killed 13 people nationwide ahead of next week's elections. Iraq is suffering a protracted surge in bloodshed that  Read more...
  • Many lawmakers leaving their ballots blank

    No victor in Lebanon first-round presidential vote

    No victor in Lebanon first-round presidential vote
    Lebanese politician Samir Geagea
    Beirut - Arab Today
    Lebanon's parliament failed to elect a new president on Wednesday, with no candidate securing the two-thirds of the votes needed to win and many lawmakers leaving their ballots blank. With the parliament divided between two powerful blocs  Read more...
  • The first genocide of the 20th century

    Turkish PM says WWI massacre of Armenians 'shared pain'

    Turkish PM says WWI massacre of Armenians 'shared pain'
    Turkish soldiers participate in the 'Changing the Guard Ceremony' in Ankara
    Ankara - Arab Today
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered condolences over the massacre of Armenians almost 100 years ago, describing the events of World War I as "our shared pain". Erdogan's statement, on the eve of the 99th  Read more...
  • Fahmy expected to meet UN chief Ban Ki-moon during visit

    Egypt FM heads to US as helicopter delivery freeze lifted

    Egypt FM heads to US as helicopter delivery freeze lifted
    Apache helicopter
    Cairo - Arab Today
    Egypt's foreign minister Nabil Fahmy was travelling to the United States on Wednesday, his ministry said, a day after Washington decided to provide Cairo with 10 Apache military helicopters. Washington had imposed a temporary freeze on  Read more...
  • Rebels accused of massacring hundreds of civilians

    Washington calls South Sudan violence an 'abomination'

    Washington calls South Sudan violence an 'abomination'
    South Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) national soldiers in Bentiu
    Juba - Arab Today
    The White House expressed horror at what it called the "abomination" of spiralling violence in South Sudan's civil war, where rebels have been accused of massacring hundreds of civilians. The rebels seized the town and oil-hub of Bentiu  Read more...


  • Syia air raid on market town 'kills 21'
    Beirut - Arab Today
    An air strike on a market on Thursday killed at least 21 people, including three children, in a village of the north Syrian province of Aleppo, a monitoring group said. The deadly raid comes Read more...
  • Israeli tanks enter Gaza border area
    Gaza - Arab Today
    Six Israeli military tanks on Thursday entered a border area in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses said. The tanks crossed into Gaza in an area called al-Qarara, north of Khan Younis, and Read more...
  • Qatari FM: Gulf differences ended
    Kuwait - Arab Today
    Qatar's Foreign Minister HE Dr. Khaled bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah on Wednesday said that the Gulf differences have come to an end adding that it is now up to those countries which recalled Read more...
  • Car bomb kills 8 in central Iraq
    Hilla - Arab Today
    A car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing eight people, as Iraq struggles with daily violence ahead of an election next week. The blast five kilometres Read more...
  • Syrian opposition asks for more Saudi aid
    Riyadh - Arab Today
    The head of Syria's main opposition group has asked Saudi Arabia to increase its support for the rebel Free Syrian Army, his advisor said Wednesday. Saudi Arabia is one of the main Read more...
  • US envoy in Libya amid political turmoil
    Washington - Arab Today
    A top US diplomat was visiting Libya on Wednesday to meet government officials, amid political upheaval in the North African country, the State Department said. Deputy Secretary of State 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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  • Sacked after a dismal 10-month

    Moyes 'proud' of Man Utd tenure
    Sacked Man Utd's manager David Moyes
    London - Arab Today
    David Moyes declared on Wednesday that he was "proud" to have managed Manchester United, but said that he understood the "frustration" that had led to his 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...





  • New Couture Palette makeup line

    Cara Delevingne models YSL’s
    Cara Delevingne
    London - Arab Today
    The luxury brand has chosen the British supermodel -- a frequent Yves Saint Laurent ambassador -- to represent its new Couture Palette collection, which includes no less than 11 eyeshadow Read more...




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  • Including a 13-year-old child

    Saudi announces 11 new MERS infections
    Saudi women leave emergency department
    Riyadh - Arab Today
    Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced 11 new cases of MERS, including a 13-year-old child, as its acting health minister vowed to keep the public better informed on the Read more...

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  • Visits RIKEN research institution

    Sheikha Moza meets Mayor of Kobe
    Kobe - Arab Today
    Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), today held a meeting with the Mayor of Kobe Kizo Hisamoto at Kobe Biomedical Innovation Cluster and held discussions on biomedical innovation. Her Highness then had a site visit to the Japanese Institute of Physical Read more...

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  • Plan to develop outdoor public space

    Futuristic park to be set up in Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi - Arab Today
    As part of the plan to develop outdoor public space, Abu Dhabi is to have a futuristic covered garden under a canopy with the appearance of cracked desert land from above which will provide partial shade to the plants below. Developed by the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, the Abu Dhabi-based philanthropic foundation that Read more...


  • At the 13th Auto China motor show

    BMW unveils its vision for future
    Berlin - Arab Today
    The aptly-named Vision Future Luxury concept is a subtle yet stunning carbon fiber and aluminum high-tech representation of what the German sports and executive car maker believes is the shape of luxurious and innovative vehicles to come. BMW is being very careful and using the phrase "long-term outlook" when discussing the Read more...



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