2014: YEAR IN REVIEW
2014: Year in Review

Sexual violence used as a war tactic: U.N. report

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 was marked by harrowing accounts of rape, sexual slavery and ......

Forbes Magazine names top earning models of 2014

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Forbes Magazine has released its list of the top 21 beauties that ranked among the most-paid models ......

All eyes on ISIS in 2014, but was this Assad’s plan?

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

As 2014 ends, it appears the ISIS threat has largely diverted the West’s attention from Syrian ......

Ker-ching! 2014 sees Mideast artists cash in like never before

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

In spite of the Middle East’s volatile politics, or perhaps because of it, 2014 will be ......

Cut! Biblical epics, raunchy films rile Arab censors in 2014

Tuesday, 30 December 2014

This year saw a raft of movies banned from many Arab countries, with Biblically-inspired epics and ......

Year of missing planes: AirAsia flight is third Malaysia-linked incident

Monday, 29 December 2014

An AirAsia flight with 162 people aboard disappeared Sunday on the way from Indonesia to Singapore. ......

New Year’s Eve in the GCC: Here’s where to welcome 2015 in style

Sunday, 28 December 2014

It’s the last week of 2014 and your party plans should be in check. Will you be in the Gulf on ......

In 2014, U.S. economy flexed its old muscles

Saturday, 27 December 2014

More than five years removed from the Great Recession, worries had taken hold at the start of the ......

2014: A year of Tunisian political success?

Friday, 26 December 2014

As armed conflict and extremism plague much of the Middle East and North Africa, Tunisia is ......

Biting and musical debuts: Footballers make wild headlines in 2014

Friday, 26 December 2014

They commonly make headlines for their prowess on the field but this year some football sensations ......

Will Qatar still host the World Cup or not? That was the question in 2014

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Almost four years after FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, the country has ......

Christmas in the ‘Caliphate:’ Iraqi, Syrian Christians mark season

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

After a year of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria purging Christian minorities from its ......

The Arab world’s top 5 unsung heroes of 2014

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

From the UAE’s famed female fighter pilot Maryam al-Mansouri to Egypt’s “Shut up ......

Festive foods: Top 9 swaps to lighten up your holiday season

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Yes, the holidays are among us and it’s going to be a nutrition nightmare! But not necessarily ......

From Sisi to Suez, defining moments that rocked Egypt in 2014

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

From the resignation of the Egyptian government to the election of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ......

Top