Latest Arab Stories

2008-08-21 03:00:32

Lebanese artist Madeline Matar refused to make up with Lebanese music artist and composer Marwan Khoury. Madeline stated that she refuses to make mends with Marwan and the disputes between will remain unsettled till further notice.

2008-07-20 18:00:23

After leaving the famous Production Company 'Rotana,' opting for private production, the Lebanese artist Madline Matar has taken new and courageous steps to build her career. She has become more popular amongst her Arab fans.

2008-07-05 03:00:15

The famous Egyptian actor Samir Sabri, president of the Alexandria Music Festival, was able to convince the great Algerian diva Wardah to return to singing on stage live after an absence that lasted 10 years.

2008-06-27 09:02:46

By TIM CUMMING Anglo-Egyptian Natacha Atlas is back with a nostalgia-tinged set. By TIM CUMMING Natacha Atlas is busy.

2006-07-12 05:21:53

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's new parliament re-elected pro-government lawmaker Jassem al-Kharafi as speaker on Wednesday, voting out a reformist who had led a campaign against electoral fraud.

2006-04-27 09:39:34

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent DEARBORN, Michigan (Reuters) - The U.S. military is struggling to recruit Arab-Americans for its war on terrorism some five years after September 11, with many in the community wary of U.S. foreign policy and fighting wars in the Middle East.

2006-02-12 07:10:00

Saddam Hussein will not go on a hunger strike on Monday, his chief defense lawyer said, retracting an earlier statement that the former Iraqi president was planning to start the protest when his trial resumed.

2005-12-27 06:40:39

By Mohammed Abbas CAIRO (Reuters) - The Arab world's first regional parliament held its inaugural meeting in Cairo on Tuesday but officials say it could be many years before the new institution gains enough clout to influence events in the region.

2005-12-22 14:41:18

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has suspended publishing a lifestyle magazine aimed at improving America's image abroad among young Arabs, in a further sign of troubled U.S. public diplomacy efforts.

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