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BBC News - Middle East
The latest stories from the Middle East section of the BBC News web site.   09/04/2015 04:05 PM

IS 'blows up Palmyra tower tombs'     09/04/2015   02:43 AM

Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.

UAE soldiers killed by Yemen 'blast'     09/04/2015   08:35 AM

Twenty-two soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi-led coalition, state media say.

Drowned migrant boy buried in Syria     09/04/2015   04:18 AM

The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and his family are buried in the Syrian town of Kobane after being taken across the Turkish border.

Saudi king and Obama discuss Iran     09/04/2015   12:21 PM

King Salman of Saudi Arabia meets President Barack Obama in Washington, on his first trip to the US since assuming the throne in January.

Egypt jails belly dancers for videos     09/03/2015   08:51 AM

A court in Egypt sentences two belly dancers to six months each in jail for inciting debauchery over their scantily-clad performances in videos.

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UAE spa tourism set for USD411m earnings in 2015     09/04/2015   12:29 AM

(MENAFN) The UAE has taken the first place among Arab countries in terms of spa tourism, with visitor numbers set to double by the next two years.MENA region is the second fastest-...

Key Arab countries' USD367b of GDP faces threat     09/04/2015   12:07 AM

(MENAFN) Lloyd, a specialist insurance market, has a recent research showing that the economic development for Middle East's key countries which sets at USD367 billion of GDP is at...

Boeing joins forces with KSA to develop infrastructure     09/03/2015   11:33 PM

(MENAFN) Boeing, the US aerospace giant which is worth more than USD90 billion, has partnered with Saudi kingdom to build local capabilities in aviation and defense sectors.The fir...

Lights out for movie houses in Libya's 'Mermaid of Med'     09/03/2015   09:00 PM

(MENAFN - AFP) The Libyan capital once boasted grand movie houses that packed in smartly dressed couples for a special night out, but how times have changed.Today, the sole major c...

Qatar shares end lower as index drops 38.75 points     09/03/2015   07:58 PM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index dropped 38.75 points or -0.34% on Thursday when it closed at 11,347.15 points.The market capitalisation declined to QR 598.91... Sports Sports   09/04/2015 04:05 PM

Saudi Football Team Keeps its Position 93 in FIFA Ranking     09/03/2015   02:25 AM

(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Riyadh Dhu-AlQa'dah 19 1436September 03 2015SPA -- The First Saudi National Football team kept its position 93 in the FIFA ranking for world teams...

Qatar ready for Bhutan as HK Guam face stern tests     09/03/2015   01:04 AM

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatari players train at the Aspire Academy Football Ground in Doha ahead of their World Cup Qualifying match against Bhutan. LEFT: Qatari coach Daniel Car...

ISC annual table tennis tournament: Sai Saran secures his second singles title     09/02/2015   11:15 PM

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) P Sai Saran defeated experienced R Subramanian  11-7 11-8 11-9 8-11 11-1 in the final to claim the men's A singles title in the annual table tennis tou...

GCC Swimming Championships: Issa, Abdulrahman grab gold again     09/02/2015   11:15 PM

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Oman's talented young duo of Issa al Adawi and Abdulrahman al Kulaibi continued their impressive form in the 25th GCC Swimming Championships in Doha Qatar o...

Ali al Habsi banks on winning rhythm     09/02/2015   11:15 PM

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Oman captain Ali al Habsi said his team is yearning for a victory against Turkmenistan at home after the sultanate team's 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign...




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Saudi- Handle with care     09/03/2015   02:03 AM

(MENAFN - Arab News) This is with reference to the article 'Turkey at a crossroads' (Sept. 2) by Stuart Williams. Within a very short span Turkey emerged as a power country rapidly...

US- UNICEF Warns of Lost Generation of War Children Out of School     09/03/2015   01:38 AM

(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) War and upheaval across parts of the Middle East and North Africa in recent years have driven more than 13 million children from school, the United Na...

Harvard's new classroom has no chairs students     09/03/2015   01:36 AM

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times)The newest classroom at Harvard University's business school has no desks or chairs. Instead the professor teaches facing a towering digital screen that str...

Market Analysis Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Market worth $6181 Million by 2018     09/03/2015   12:58 AM

(MENAFN Press) The “Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Market by Package Type (Blister Strip Bottle Tube Aseptic Packaging Wrapping Labeling & Serialization) by Product ...

Kelly Brown Hits Amazon Best-Seller List With Think and Grow Rich in Dentistry     09/03/2015   12:57 AM

(MENAFN Press) Kelly Brown recently hit seven Amazon best-seller lists with the new book “Think and Grow Rich in Dentistry.” Edmond OK – September 1 2015 &ndash... Politics Politics   09/04/2015 04:05 PM

US- As Microsoft takes on the Feds, Apple, Amazon watch nervously     09/03/2015   07:56 PM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Microsoft Corp responded swiftly to a pre-dawn fax from the FBI in January. The two terrorists who killed a dozen people at the newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Par...

China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000     09/03/2015   07:45 PM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate...

Double suicide attack kills 30 in north Cameroon     09/03/2015   07:44 PM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) At least 30 people were killed in two suicide bombings in northern Cameroon on Thursday, the latest violence to hit the area since dozens died in attacks in J...

14 killed as migrant boat capsizes off Malaysia     09/03/2015   07:44 PM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A boat believed to be carrying dozens of Indonesian illegal immigrants capsized off the coast of Malaysia on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, 13 of them ...

Pakistan court rejects bid to have Indian woman sent home     09/03/2015   07:40 PM

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A Pakistani court on Thursday rejected a petition to send back to India a deaf-mute woman who lost her family when she wandered over one of the world's most m...