Latest Stories

Last Updated: Mon, Nov 24 2014 | 5:06 AM |
Politics & Economics»

"We have never been so close," says German minister at Iran nuclear talks

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:07 PM

The US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia and China began talks with Iranian officials on Tuesday, 18 November, 2014.

Politics & Economics»

Shi'ite opposition boycotts Bahrain elections

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:07 PM

Bahrainis cast their ballots in elections boycotted by the Shi'ite Muslim opposition over accusations that constituency changes would still favor the Sunni Muslim majority represented by the ruling family.

Healthcare»

Japan nips childhood obesity in the bud

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:06 PM

Childhood obesity is a growing problem around the world but in Japan obesity in children is declining, thanks in part to a school lunch programme.

Politics & Economics»

Tunisia set to vote in first free presidential elections

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:06 PM

The country which kick started the Arab Spring is completing its transition to democracy four years on from the revolution with its first free presidential elections.

Politics & Economics»

Freedom but not prosperity in Sidi Bouzid

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

People in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of the Tunisian revolution, have their political freedom, but many are still waiting for their lives to improve.

Politics & Economics»

Tensions remain over access to Al Aqsa compound

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

We take a look at the growing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians over access to the Al Aqsa compound.

Politics & Economics»

Dozens detained in Egypt as rallies continue

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

Protesters have been arrested in Egypt after they came out to mark the third anniversary of the killing of demonstrators in downtown Cairo.

Cars & Boats»

Ford stages Mustang promotional stunt at Burj Khalifa

Thursday, 20 November 2014 10:48 AM

Event was to mark the establishing of its regional headquarters in Dubai

Culture & Society»

How one resident in Saudi decided to beat the floods

Thursday, 20 November 2014 9:25 AM

The video of the car on stilts was uploaded this week and has already attracted over 100,000 views

Arts»

Baku hosts 3rd International Theatre Conference

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Theatre today and tomorrow: directors from more than 40 countries have been taking part in the International Theatre Conference in Baku to discuss the new challenges they face.

Politics & Economics»

Indonesia fuel prices rise with subsidy cut

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has raised fuel prices by about a third, hoping that the decision will save the government $10 billion in subsidies. Businesses have complained that the fuel-price rise could increase other expenses while their profits will remain the same.

1
Politics & Economics»

India's Modi addresses huge crowd in Sydney

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Thousands of supporters, mainly from the Indian community in Australia, have flocked to hear a public address by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney, where he is on an official visit.

Sport»

Squash not giving up Olympics hope

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Last year squash failed in its bid to make it to the Olympics - for the third time. However, players and officials have not given up hope of one day being part of the global games.

Politics & Economics»

Major nuclear inspection under way in Jordan

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

The organisation, which is responsible for policing a treaty banning nuclear tests, is conducting an exercise in Jordan to confirm whether a nuclear explosion has taken place.

Healthcare»

Ebola: Sierra Leone surgeon dies in US

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

A surgeon from Sierra Leone has died of Ebola in the USA after arriving from West Africa over the weekend.


4303 results found
Don't miss
StartUp Awards shortlist announced

StartUp Awards shortlist announced

61 nominees are in the running for trophies across 12 categories at the annual awards ceremony...

6 tips to fast track your career

6 tips to fast track your career

Quick and simple tools can make the biggest differences

Live blog: The 11th annual Arabian Business Forum

Live blog: The 11th annual Arabian Business Forum

Live updates from today's event, with speakers including BBC broadcaster Andrew Neil, Etihad...

Gaza “hero” doctor honoured by Arabian Business

Gaza “hero” doctor honoured by Arabian Business

Dr David Nott takes top prize at awards ceremony

Winners of the Arabian Business Achievement Awards 2014

This year's top winners from across a variety of business sectors

InPicture: Fourth Arabian Business Women's Forum

The one-day event is examining the role of women working in the Arab world, the challenges...

Debate: Is it women, not men, maintaining the glass ceiling?

Debate: Is it women, not men, maintaining the glass ceiling?

Women in male-dominated professions are on the rise, but concerns over equality still persist...

"Women are the next growth market," but face confidence issues, says forum

4th Arabian Business Women Forum kicks off discussing leadership issues facing women in the...

Sheikh Mohammed's son signs up for UAE national service

Sheikh Mohammed's son signs up for UAE national service

"It is an honour before it is a duty," said Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum

Most Discussed