• Despite health problems, opposition calls for boycott

    Ailing Bouteflika eyes fourth term as Algeria votes

    Ailing Bouteflika eyes fourth term as Algeria votes
    Posters of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for presidential elections
    Algiers - Arab Today
    Algerians were voting in presidential elections on Thursday, with incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika widely expected to win a fourth term despite chronic health problems, fraud warnings and opposition calls for a boycott. More than 260,000  Read more...
  • Delay due to killing an Israeli in the West Bank

    Israel, Palestinians to hold peace talks with US envoy

    Israel, Palestinians to hold peace talks with US envoy
    Women hold pictures of Palestinian prisoners of Israel at a protest in Gaza
    Jerusalem - Arab Today
    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were to hold a meeting Thursday with US envoy Martin Indyk, in a bid to find a way to extend their faltering peace talks. The meeting had been put off by a day,  with Israel implying the delay was due to the  Read more...
  • Trial is part of relentless crackdown

    Egypt court jails 120 Morsi backers over clashes

    Egypt court jails 120 Morsi backers over clashes
    Egyptian policemen sit on benches on a street in the capital Cairo
    Cairo - Arab Today
    An Egyptian court jailed 120 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi for three years on Wednesday over clashes that left dozens of people dead last year, officials said. The trial is part of a relentless crackdown that has  Read more...
  • First strikes since conflict erupted 3 years ago

    Jordan destroys 'camouflaged' vehicles crossing from Syria

    Jordan destroys 'camouflaged' vehicles crossing from Syria
    Jordanian soldier keeps watch on top of a military vehicle near Mafraq
    Amman - Arab Today
    Jordanian warplanes destroyed "camouflaged" vehicles on Wednesday as they tried to cross into the kingdom from war-ravaged Syria, in the first such strikes since the conflict erupted three years ago. A Syrian military source, cited  Read more...
  • Struggles to regain control of Anbar province

    Bombers kill 5 at Iraq provincial government compound

    Bombers kill 5 at Iraq provincial government compound
    Iraqi security officer at the site of twin suicide bombing Ramadi
    Ramadi - Arab Today
    Two suicide bombers blew up vehicles rigged with explosives outside a government compound in the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Wednesday, killing five people, police and a doctor said. The twin attacks come as Iraq struggles to regain control of  Read more...
  • First deadly attack this year in the occupied West Bank

    Israel PM blames Palestinian leaders after Hebron killing

    Israel PM blames Palestinian leaders after Hebron killing
    Israeli soldiers patrol an area near the village of Idhna, close to Hebron
    Jerusalem - Arab Today
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pinned blame on the Palestinian leadership after a deadly attack on an Israeli police officer near the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron. "This assassination is the result of the incitement to hatred by  Read more...
  • Detainees starved, tortured in prisons

    France seeks ICC involvement on Syria war crimes

    France seeks ICC involvement on Syria war crimes
    Syrian man carrying a child makes his way amid rubble after air strikes in Aleppo
    New York - Arab Today
    France will table a proposal before the United Nations Security Council authorizing the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity in Syria, French ambassador to the UN Gerard Araud said Tuesday. Araud told reporters  Read more...
  • Unrest driven mainly by widespread anger among Sunni

    Officer dies in helicopter crash as Iraq violence kills 7

    Officer dies in helicopter crash as Iraq violence kills 7
    Rescuers carry away victims following a mortar attack in Ramadi
    Baghdad - Arab Today
    A senior army officer died when his helicopter crashed due to a malfunction, the defence ministry said, as violence in Iraq killed seven people on Tuesday. Iraq is suffering a protracted surge in violence that has claimed more than 2,550  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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  • In football's RoboCup

    Sanctions-hit Iran triumphs
    Robot of Iran's Parand Azad University
    Tehran - Arab Today
    Iran may be lumbered with economic sanctions but that did not stop a local team of robotics experts from sweeping aside German and Dutch rivals in football's RoboCup. In an event Read more...
  • Jazz guitar legend toured West Bank

    John McLaughlin plays for Palestine
    British Jazz musician John McLaughlin
    Ramallah - Arab Today
    The Palestinian territories are rarely a destination for jazz musicians let alone stars of an art form that is more at home in big cities 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...




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  • 5 people infected in Jeddah

    Saudi reports new MERS death
    Microscopic view of the MERS coronavirus
    Jeddah - Arab Today
    A Saudi man has died of MERS in the western city of Jeddah, where authorities have sought to calm fears over the spreading respiratory illness, the health ministry 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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  • Created for enthusiasts

    Motorcycle journey spanning 20,000km
    London - Arab Today
    Iconic motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson has charted a 20,000 km road trip that will take celebrities, journalists and tour riders across 30 countries. Launched to promote the Street Glide motorcycle, the Discover More campaign will span the Middle East, Europe and North Africa, with a roster of 50 riders taking turns on the bike Read more...


  • At New York Auto Show

    Chevrolet takes top off Corvette Z06
    New York - Arab Today
    At the New York Auto Show, the American carmaker will introduce a convertible version of its latest Corvette Z06 supercar. The model differs only slightly from the coupe and is powered by the same 634hp V8 engine. Available with a 7-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic gearbox, the supercar will have a power roof that Read more...



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    April 17, 2014 Responsibilities involving insurance, inheritances and taxes will command your attention. Don't put these matters off a moment longer. You may be busy with work and family,  Read more...


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