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An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying an unprecedented public visit to Israel this week, receiving a warm welcome but generatin..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Lebanon’s Cedars Art Production, the prominent film and TV company which recently scored a massive hit across the MENA r..
An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capit..
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision ..
MGM has partnered with interactive video company Eko to revive its 1983 cult classic WarGames, reimagined with contemporary hackers. A new trailer for..
After Yemen’s former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed at the hands of Houthi rebels, experts in the region say his death could ignite an “explo..
Supporters of Shiite Houthi rebels attend a rally in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. The killing of Yemen's ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh by th..
A planned two-day summit of Gulf Arab countries fell apart within hours of starting Tuesday over the ongoing boycott of Qatar, underscoring the diffic..
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A planned two-day summit of Gulf Arab countries fell apart within hours of starting Tuesday over the ongoing boycott of Qatar, unde..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavy airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition rocked Yemen's capital Tuesday, striking Sanaa's densely populated neighborhoods in ap..
Ali Abdullah Saleh, the deposed strongman who led Yemen for more than three decades and colluded with Iran-aligned rebels to topple his successor, was..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local): 12:25 am. The United Nations is urging an immediate halt to fighting in Yem..
President Trump is nearing a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, according to his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. "The presiden..
SANAA, Yemen -- Ali Abdullah Saleh survived for decades as Yemen's strongman, the master of shifting alliances, playing both sides - or flipping sides..
Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s deposed strongman who ruled the country for more than three decades, was killed Monday as fighting raged between his follo..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Ali Abdullah Saleh survived for decades as Yemen's strongman, the master of shifting alliances, playing both sides — or flipping s..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has urged Yemenis to un..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni rebels killed their erstwhile ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's former president and strongman, as their forces battle..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Yemen's President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has urged Yemenis to un..
(Newser) – Yemeni rebels killed their erstwhile ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's former president and strongman, as their forces battled for con..
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Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh gives a speech addressing his supporters during a rally as his General People's Congress party, marks 35 years..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A video by Yemen's Houthi rebels allegedly shows the slain body o..
SANAA, Yemen -- Hours after Saudi Arabia threw its support behind former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was once allied with the country's H..
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Snipers took over rooftops in residential areas, tanks deployed and militiamen set up checkpoints Sunday across the Yemeni capital..
BEIRUT—Saudi Arabia and the Trump administration share the goal of rolling back Iran’s regional clout. But, as the recent drama over Lebanon’s Prime M..
It’s the land where the Arab Spring collided with a dictatorship determined to stay in power. For decades, Syria’s leaders imposed stability on the co..
Facebook has a fake news problem. Google has an evil unicorn problem. “Evil unicorns” — a term some Google engineers once coined, according to a forme..
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's notoriously fragmented opposition is gathering in the Saudi capital for a meeting intended to close ranks and come up with a uni..
Fares Helou was one of Syria’s most celebrated actors when the Arab Spring arrived in Damascus. But once his political beliefs forced him to flee the ..
Quiz: Morrissey's endless, withering disdain for cultural hypocrisy might get wearisome if not for A) his equally-relentless tenderness, B) his Wildea..
BEIRUT (AP) — Saad Hariri has seen a lot in his 47 years. His father, Lebanon's charismatic leader and influential businessman Rafik Hariri, was assas..
BEIRUT (AP) — Saad Hariri has seen a lot in his 47 years. His father, Lebanon's charismatic leader and influential businessman Rafik Hariri, was assas..
His father, Lebanon's charismatic leader and influential businessman Rafik Hariri, was assassinated in a 2005 bombing that rocked the country and thru..
Morrissey hasn’t made it easy to be a Morrissey fan in recent years, delivering multiple foot-in-mouth political proclamations, a puzzling debut novel..
Boeing Co. inked a $1.3 billion deal on Tuesday to sell four 777 freighters to Ethiopian Airlines as an aircraft provider to a Kuwaiti carrier resumin..
Remember the Arab Spring? “Revolution 2.0”? Remember how we imagined, full of triumphal optimism, that social media would become the web that knit the..
In this photo released by Bahrain News Agency, Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Bahrain Minister of Interior talks with a member of the emergenc..
In this photo released by Bahrain News Agency, Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Bahrain Minister of Interior talks with a member of the emergenc..
An explosion ripped through a pipeline belonging to Bahrain's state-run oil company and sent flames shooting up into the night sky, with government of..
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday called on “all parties both within Lebanon and outside” to back off from actions that could threaten that c..
CAIRO (AP) — As Saudi Arabia tightens the screws on its weak southern neighbor, the war it launched in Yemen more than two years ago appears more intr..
From the shadowy entrance of a long tunnel in Central Park in New York, Arwa Damon cuts a slight figure. Damon has a sort of tough girl bohemian look,..
For Saudis, economic life is changing. Daily life? That's shifting, too, but more slowly. Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive cars from June, endin..
Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, left, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia, first lady Melania Trump and President Trump in Riyadh, Sau..
Feed your soul: Go see The Band’s Visit. Now that this exquisite musical has moved uptown to Broadway – it opened tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theat..
Wednesday night in New York City, Kering held a screening of Maysaloun Hamoud‘s acclaimed film “Bar Bahar (In Between)” as part of its Women in Motion..
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump pulled his punches. On the home turf of the rising superpower he once declared was "raping" the United States on..
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, left, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, first lady Melania Trump and President Trump open t..
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron joined Arab kings and other rulers on Wednesday to inaugurate the Louvre Abu D..