Weapons imports to Middle East booming
Arms imports into Middle East, Asia increased by 103 percent in period 2013 to 2017 compared to previous five-years according to Swedish study.
Bahrain upholds death penalty for Iran-linked bombing suspects
Wanted Bahraini militants die at sea en route to Iran
Bahrain activist sentenced to 5 years for Yemen tweets
IMF chief encourages Arab countries to rein in spending
Bahrain accuses Iran of arming men suspected of bombing pipeline
Increasingly vulnerable Qatar splashes money on defence
Bahrain sentences two Shiites to death, 19 to life for ‘terror cell’
Bahrain court upholds jail term for top Shiite cleric
Avoiding the pitfalls of social engineering in the Middle East
HSBC side-steps high-profile Qatar deals in Gulf gauntlet
Rights group fear for jailed Bahraini activist’s health
Arab FMs to convene to discuss Trump’s Jerusalem move
Support from the public in the Gulf but official silence about Iran demonstrations
Arab League plans to persuade UN to recognise Palestine
Saudi, UAE introduce VAT
Bahrain sentences 10 to life in jail
Bahrain sentences six to death for 'assassination plot'
Gulf states follow US interest rate rise
Erdogan urges world to recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital
US opinion views Muslims and Arabs more favourably but political affiliation makes a difference
GCC at a critical juncture
Bahraini civil society group criticised after Israel visit
Protests sweep Muslim world over Jerusalem
Bahrain Shiite leader undergoes surgery
Qatar wants to resolve Guft rift, but not at expense of dignity
World condemns Trump Jerusalem announcement
Hamas leaders calls for new Palestinian uprising against Israel
Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Uncertainty hangs over crisis-hit GCC summit
Saudi, UAE form new military, economic committee
Saudi, Qatari FMs attend summit despite spat
Is lack of economic freedom holding the Arab world back?
Qatar crisis likely to alter GCC defence cooperation strategies
Bahrain’s detained Shiite cleric ‘in danger’
Kuwait invites Qatar to GCC summit
UAE hopeful of OPEC deal on extending production cap
Jailed Bahraini opposition chief denies collusion charges
Bahrain jailed opposition leader boycotts trial
New Islamic alliance to combat terrorism
Arab women artists in diaspora focus on identity and loss
There is a sense of melancholy in the work of Arab women artists in the diaspora.
Suleman’s ‘The Fabric of Life’ showcases social history of textile in the Middle East
Suleman has raised the status of textiles, which she says have been underrated.
Arab craft glitters through generations in Columbia
Arab tradition of crafting fine jewellery taught to Spaniards which took it to isolated Mompox where generations of goldsmiths maintain ancient method.
Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA
More than 60% of Middle East and North African region’s population lives in areas with high or very high water stress.
North African designers shine at the London Arabia Art and Fashion Week
Festival organiser Omar Bdour says he is proud to showcase Arab culture, heritage alongside British talents.
Ramadan TV drama on ISIS stirs mixed reactions
'The series does a wonderful job of revealing life inside ISIS recruitment camps,' says Egyptian cinema critic Tarek el-Shenawy.
I AM, an exhibition by Arab women artists
After Amman, the I AM exhibition is to travel to London and Washington.
‘A Small Death’ by Saudi writer Mohamed Hasan Alwan wins IPAF Prize
Saudi novelist wins Arabic fiction award for tale of Sufi scholar's journey from 12th century Muslim Spain to Damascus broadening his view of human spirit.
Book Review: The Muslim world’s ‘struggle between faith and reason’
For centuries, Ottoman authorities threatened to execute anyone who published books.
Halla Walla: First Arab-inspired emojis app
Based in UAE, Bahraini Yasmine Rasool, 31, Japanese Eriko Varkey, 30, decide digital world needs emojis with Arab twist.
UAE businessman launches largest Arab education fund
Abdulla al-Ghurair Foundation for Education says it plans to provide scholarships for 15,000 Middle Eastern students over next 10 years.