Got 10 minutes a day? Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Sunday, 31 December 2017

It's that time of year again...time to focus on your New Year's resolutions. Many people begin an ......

The biggest 17 events that took place in 2017

Sunday, 31 December 2017

There were many highs and lows in 2017, and there is no doubt that a lot of events will have a hand ......

2017: The year of victory over ISIS

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Christian Chesnot is grand reporter at Radio France in Paris in charge of the Middle East affairs. He has been based as correspondent in Cairo and Amman. He has written several books on Palestine, Iraq, Syria and the Gulf. Chesnot tweets @cchesnot.


Year 2017 passes as fast as a tweet

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Ghassan Charbel is the Editor-in-Chief of London-based Al Sharq al-Awsat newspaper. Ghassan's Twitter handle is @GhasanCharbel.


QUIZ: Test your 2017 knowledge of news events - Part 1

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

Test yourself with our interactive news quiz on what happened throughout 2017’s first couple ......

Made-in-China large passenger plane targets 2017 debut

Monday, 06 February 2017

China’s first homegrown big passenger plane will make its maiden voyage in the first half of ......

7 apps that will make traveling in 2017 much easier year for you

Monday, 23 January 2017

When it comes to travel, new technology and apps have made it even easier to do more with less. ......

The Arab world in 2017

Monday, 09 January 2017

Khaled Almaeena is a veteran Saudi journalist, commentator, businessman and the editor-at-large of the Saudi Gazette. Almaeena has held a broad range of positions in Saudi media for over thirty years, including CEO of a PR firm, Saudi Television news anchor, talk show host, radio announcer, lecturer and journalist. As a journalist, Almaeena has represented Saudi media at Arab summits in Baghdad, Morocco and elsewhere. In 1990, he was one of four journalists to cover the historic resumption of diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Russia. He also traveled to China as part of this diplomatic mission. Almaeena's political and social columns appear regularly in Gulf News, Asharq al-Aswat, al-Eqtisadiah, Arab News, Times of Oman, Asian Age and The China Post. He can be reached at kalmaeena@saudigazette.com.sa and followed on Twitter: @KhaledAlmaeena


Is world on the brink of an abyss in 2017?

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Yossi Mekelberg is an Associate Fellow at the Middle East and North Africa Program at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, where he is involved with projects and advisory work on conflict resolution, including Track II negotiations. He is also the Director of the International Relations and Social Sciences Program at Regent’s University in London, where he has taught since 1996. Previously, he was teaching at King’s College London and Tel Aviv University. Mekelberg’s fields of interest are international relations theory, international politics of the Middle East, human rights, and international relations and revolutions. He is a member of the London Committee of Human Rights Watch, serving on the Advocacy and Outreach committee. Mekelberg is a regular contributor to the international media on a wide range of international issues and you can find him on Twitter @YMekelberg.


Having a great 2017 starts with you

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

It’s that time of year again. People everywhere are talking about New Year’s Resolutions ......

OPINION: Perhaps 2017 will be a better year

Sunday, 01 January 2017

This is the first day of the new year. It will be like every other day of the past year - thousands, ......

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos issues decree ratifying state’s 2017 budget

Sunday, 01 January 2017

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued a royal decree ratifying the state budget for 2017 ......

The seven big Gulf sports questions of 2017

Saturday, 31 December 2016

From Leicester City winning the English Premier League to Donald Trump securing the US presidency, ......

UAE lights up as the Arab world ushers in 2017

Saturday, 31 December 2016

The United Arab Emirates helped the Middle East usher in the new year with a spectacular fireworks ......