A nuclear Iran?
War in Syria
Famous Syrian filmmaker Mohammad Malas released
Syria's best-known filmmaker was released after being taken in for questioning by intelligence forces at the Lebanese border as he made his way to a festival in Geneva, a friend said Wednesday. "Mohammad...
"Is this the Oscars?" asked Netanyahu
Iraq commemorates 1920 revolt against Britain in new museum
This Oscar nominated film shows the human side of the Yemeni massacres. Read and watch.
What director says was a mistake forces new reformist newspaper in Iran to shut down - and he is facing prosecution
The Square is at times hard to watch, leaving you with a heavy heart but also a flicker of hope
These artists are transforming the dreary environment of the Saharawi refugee camps
Palestinians seek UN heritage status for ancient village
Palestinian officials have filed an urgent request with UNESCO to receive World Heritage status for a West Bank village whose ancient terraces...
Gaza pagan treasure holds promise for Islamic rulers
The discovery in Gaza of a life-size bronze statue of a naked ancient Greek god has presented the Palestinian territory's Islamist rulers with...
Natalie Portman returns to Jerusalem in director debut – annoys ultra-Orthodox Jews
Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman was back in her native city of Jerusalem on Thursday shooting for her directorial debut, to the annoyance...
Art and cultural heritage is forgotten victim in Syria
Activists on Tuesday called for more surveillance of Syrian archaeological sites and a crackdown on trading in looted art at the opening of an...
What is Apollo doing in Gaza?
A life-size bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo, which recently surfaced in Gaza, has prompted the territory's Hamas rulers to seek international...
Qatar’s Sports Day: The only of its kinds in the Middle East
In an effort to highlight healthy living, Sheikh Al Thani has initiated the first and only public sports day in the Middle East. Muhammad Zulfikar...
Syrian dissident artist paints war's agony
Syrian painter and dissident Youssef Abdelke offers a haunting vision of the war tearing his country apart, in which neither individuals nor...
The Syrian artists of the Ayyam Gallery
Love and war are never very far apart. Miles from the high-level politics that formally send men and women to war, in the end humans fight for...
10 reasons to visit Erbil
The new Iraq
Always wanted to visit Iraq, but were too afraid to go because of the security issue? Erbil, in the semi-autonomous...
Saudi campaign + Bob Marley = "No woman, no drive"
The #women2drive campaign for women's right to join the busy Saudi roads has taken a rather unusual turn....
Groovy Tunisian cover of Daft Punk's hit "Get Lucky"
The major hit "Get Lucky" has received a new audience in Tunisia. Take a listen!
Five inspiring Arab fashion designers
These designers have one thing in common – they all challenge conventional ideas about fashion...
Saudi opens luxury rehab centre for Al-Qaeda militants
Saudi Arabia is hoping to wean jailed Al-Qaeda militants off religious extremism with counselling,...
Atiaf Zaid Alwazir: The flawed media narrative on Yemen
“Reading mainstream media, one imagines that AQAP has taken over the entire country and that most Yemenis...
Fatah endorses refusal to recognise Israel as Jewish state
Israel PM slams world "hypocrisy" on Iran
Libya halts North Korea flagged tanker, says military source
"All I ask, is that we talk about it"
What's fueling the Syrian conflict
The new Cold War and the Middle East
Top 5 strangest buildings in the Middle East
Baghdad's book street
1,001 street chairs in Cairo
Start-up Nation 2.0
This is what the first Tunisian-made airplane looks like
Palestinian juice anyone?
Egypt's revolutionaries seek new ways to shift from Twitter to ballot box
The big picture you need to understand what's happening in Lebanon
With Obama as their hero, African Iraqis aim for political power
A visit to the most Arab of Turkish cities
10 reasons to visit Erbil
Indiana Jones left - it's the right time to visit Egypt