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Why Rex Tillerson is good news for the Gulf

Saturday, 17 December 2016

US President-elect Trump has once again sidestepped the accepted political norm by appointing a ......

Who is the new commander of Iran’s paramilitary Basij forces?

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Gholamhossein Gheibparvar as the new ......

Princess Fay Jahan Ara: Revealing celeb selfies don’t empower women

Saturday, 07 March 2015

Al Arabiya News is marking International Women’s Day, and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing ......

Paris attacks: What do we know about the Kouachi brothers?

Thursday, 08 January 2015

It seems that the deadly Paris attack on the office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was a family ......

Four of France’s most revered cartoonists among attack victims

Thursday, 08 January 2015

Among the 12 people killed in the terrorist attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on ......

Maher Hathout, interfaith Muslim leader, dead at 79

Wednesday, 07 January 2015

Dr. Maher Hathout, a prominent interfaith leader hailed as the father of the American Muslim ......

AirAsia search in Java Sea graveyard for WWII naval battle

Friday, 02 January 2015

The Java Sea where a massive search operation is underway for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 is also the ......

Meet Tunisia’s two presidential contenders: Marzouki and Essebsi

Sunday, 21 December 2014

One is an 88-year-old; the other is 69. The first is a veteran politician; the latter a newcomer. ......

Abu Muslim al-Turkmani: From Iraqi officer to slain ISIS deputy

Friday, 19 December 2014

Fadel Abdullah al-Hiyali, aka Abu Muslim al-Turkmani who U.S. officials say was killed in recent ......

The lone wolf, self-styled sheikh who held a Sydney cafe hostage

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Man Haron Monis, the Sydney hostage-taker killed in a 16-hour siege, was a self-styled sheikh with ......

How was Libya’s al-Qaeda chief arrested?

Friday, 05 December 2014

The leader of al-Qaeda in Libya, Abd al-Baset Azzouz, who is reportedly awaiting trial for his ......

War veteran named Israel’s new military chief

Saturday, 29 November 2014

An Israeli career officer with deep experience battling Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon has been ......

The assailants behind the deadly Jerusalem attack

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Following an attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that left four worshippers dead, sparking Palestinian ......

Kalthoum Kannou, Tunisia’s first female presidential candidate

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Not only was she among only three women to dare to practice their constitutional right in running ......

Obama nominates first black female attorney general

Saturday, 08 November 2014

President Barack Obama intends to nominate a New York City federal prosecutor to become the next ......

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