A bombing in a Bahrain town — which is home to a prominent Shiite cleric — has killed one police officer and wounded two.
Be that as it may, the fact remains that America has been at war with Syria since the days of Hillary as the secretary of state.
Given, that these animal sports have their cultural and historical heritage, these protests demanding the lifting of bans against the sports are guaranteed to raise machismo and regional jingoism.
Jordan views the Muslim Brotherhood as an illegal organisation because its licence was not renewed in accordance with a law adopted in 2014.
It boggles the mind to see these young boys and girls creating absurd chaos. And even if we put them in that fiendish category of being idealistic students, where are Mummy and Daddy when their children are badmouthing the country?
UAE's Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum named eight women in his latest cabinet line-up of 29 ministers
Muslims on Twitter come together to turn the tables on Islamic State's chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Boxing Day.
There are deep divisions among voters about their country and its economic fortunes as it approaches a crucial ballot that will decide whether the government will stay conservative, head toward the center or veer sharply left.
Tunisia's president declared a 30-day state of emergency across the country and imposed an overnight curfew for the capital Tuesday after an explosion struck a bus carrying members of the presidential guard, killing at least 12 people and wounding 20 others.
Azam Khan's oil market world view is dated and simplistic. Yes, the oil prices have softened lately but that is not due to any political manipulation
Narayanan has taken the controversy as an opportunity to introspect and learn. But it is long road ahead
Egypt's highest appeals court on Thursday ordered the retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak on charges that he failed to stop the killing of hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising.
The advance of the Houthis threatens to plunge the Arab world's poorest country, Yemen, into a civil war that has already drawn in its Gulf neighbours.
Global polling over the past two years showed some 13 percent of the world's population was firmly atheist, while a further 23 percent was "not religious".
Here's a look at how the countries of the Arab Spring have fared four years after pro-democracy uprisings swept the region:
In a video post of their own, Somers' mother and brother said Somers was "only trying to do good things for the Yemeni population" and pleaded with his captors to spare him.
The Syrian air force first launched air strikes against rebel-held areas in July 2012 when the government lost control of swathes of Aleppo city.
Most of the peaceful protesters of the early days of the revolt have been killed, jailed, forced into exile or live under siege.
Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children.
The army special forces have allied themselves with troops of former Gaddafi-era general Khalifa Haftar who has declared war on Islamists in Libya.