• Amid hopes that delayed talks could be held soon

    Watchdog meets on chemical arsenal destruction plan

    Watchdog meets on chemical arsenal destruction plan
    UN and OPCW inspectors checking equipment in The Hague
    The Hague - Arab Today
    The world's chemical weapons watchdog met Friday to approve a final timetable for ridding Syria of its entire arsenal by mid-2014, amid hopes that long-delayed peace talks could be held soon. Friday is the deadline for the  Read more...
  • Mark revival of large-scale military cooperation

    Russia offering Egypt helicopters, air defence systems

    Russia offering Egypt helicopters, air defence systems
    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with member of Russian delegation in Cairo
    Moscow - Arab Today
    Russia is offering to sell Egypt modern helicopters and air defence systems in a landmark deal reportedly worth $2 billion that would mark a revival of large-scale military cooperation, a Russian official said Friday. Russian Foreign  Read more...
  • Combat country's worst violence since 2008

    Iraq forces need 'massive' rights re-training

    Iraq forces need 'massive' rights re-training
    Iraqi security forces gather at site of car bomb explosion in Arbil
    Baghdad - Arab Today
    Iraq's security forces require "massive amounts of re-training" in human rights to better conduct operations and combat the country's worst violence since 2008, the UN's new envoy to Baghdad said. Nickolay Mladenov, UN chief  Read more...
  • Boost security in the increasingly lawless country

    Libya 'seeks to make its laws more Islamic'

    Libya 'seeks to make its laws more Islamic'
    National flag flutters as Libyan security gather in Tripoli
    Tripoli - Arab Today
    Libya is seeking to revise existing legislation to make it conform more to Islamic sharia law, a justice ministry document obtained by AFP shows. The text announces the establishment of a "committee charged with revising  Read more...
  • To get it to join proposed peace talks

    Opposition delusional in demanding Assad quit

    Opposition delusional in demanding Assad quit
    Rebel fighter during clashes with Syrian government forces in Deir Ezzor
    Damascus - Arab Today
    Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi said Thursday the opposition was dreaming if it believed President Bashar al-Assad would agree to quit in order to get it to join proposed peace talks. He said the basis for the peace  Read more...
  • After the previous judges withdrew

    Egypt to resume Brotherhood trials on December

    Egypt to resume Brotherhood trials on December
    Muslim Brotherhood head Mohamed Badie
    Cairo - Arab Today
    The trial of the Muslim Brotherhood chief and his deputies on charges related to protest deaths will resume on December 11, judicial sources said Thursday, after the previous judges withdrew. The three judges who had presided  Read more...
  • Aimed at ending 32-month conflict

    Geneva peace talks on Syria set for December

    Geneva peace talks on Syria set for December
    Free Syrian Army fighter in Deir al-Zor, eastern Syria
    Geneva - Arab Today
    A long-delayed conference aimed at ending Syria's 32-month conflict will be held in Geneva on December 12, a Syrian government daily reported on Thursday, citing diplomatic sources in Paris. The Al-Watan newspaper said  Read more...
  • Wake of diplomatic spat with United States

    Russia, Egypt locked in talks on military collaboration

    Russia, Egypt locked in talks on military collaboration
    Egyptian foreign minister (L) with Russian counterpart in Cairo
    Cairo - Arab Today
    The defence ministers of Russia and Egypt are locked in discussions on military collaboration between their countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday during a landmark visit to Cairo. Lavrov and Russian Defence  Read more...


  • Israeli police arrest 70 Palestinians
    ​Jerusalem - Arab Today
    The Israeli police arrested Thursday night, 70 Palestinians inside the Palestinian territories that were occupied in 1948, under the pretext of entering Israel without work permits. Palestinian media organs said that the campaign of arrests included towns "Shfar'am,
  • Tension prevails in several Yemeni cities
    Sanaa - Arab Today
    A state of tension has prevailed in several cities across Yemen, including the capital Sanaa, amid tightened security measures nationwide. The presidential committee, along with the military committee, failed to bring an end to the conflict taking place in Dammaj in the northern
  • UN approves 8 draft resolutions on Palestine
    New York - Arab Today
    The United Nations General Assembly Fourth Committee has adopted by an overwhelming majority eight draft resolutions on Palestine . The committee approved late Thursday drafts by items related to the work of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
  • Morsi moved to single cell in prison
    Cairo - Arab Today
    eposed president Mohamed Morsi has been moved from his detention cell at Alexandria’s Borg El-Arab Prison to a single-occupancy cell two days ago, a high-level security source said. Morsi’s new cell is 16 square meters wide and has a separate bathroom, a bed, a small
  • Russain military ship arrives at Red Sea
    Red Sea - Arab Today
    The Russian military ship Boris Butoma arrived on Thursday at the Red Sea base as part of efforts to enhance military cooperation between the Russian and Egyptian naval forces. It is the second ship from Russia to arrive in Egyptian ports this week, concurrent with the visit of
  • ICC demands Libya hand over Kadhafi son
    Tripoli - Arab Today
    International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda on Thursday renewed a demand that Libya hand over Moamer Kadhafi's son to face crimes against humanity charges. But Libya said that letting Seif al-Islam Kadhafi go on trial outside the country would worsen unrest gripping
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  • Palestine's Rabah Mahanna to Arab Today:

    We must suspend Israel negotiations promptly
    Gaza - Mohammed Habib
    Member of the political office of the Popular Front for Palestine Liberation, Rabah Mahanna, has criticised the decision taken by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to return to the negotiation table with Israel. He called on Palestinian people to protest against the decision, looking into legal ways to exercise "real pressure" on Abbas. Mahanna expressed his front's support for current efforts looking into forming a Palestinian coalition, Read more...










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  • Despite retirement plans

    Aboutrika to face Ghana
    Egyptian midfielder Mohammed Aboutrika
    Accra - Arab Today
    Egypt assistant coach Diaa Al Saied has confirmed star midfielder Mohammed Aboutrika will play against Ghana in the second-leg World Cup playoff next week, a Ghanian website Read more...


Great fares to Europe and beyond.

  • Mahmoud Abdel Moghny to Arab Today:

    West wants cope with Egyptian turmoil
    Egyptian actor Mahmoud Abdel Moghny
    Cairo - Mohamed Alloush
    Egyptian film and television actor, Mahmoud Abdel Moghny, spoke to Arab Today to discuss the political turmoil in Read more...





  • White lace dress

    Kardashian shows off curves
    American actress Kim Kardashian
    London - Arab Today
    The new mom showed up for her appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Wednesday in a curve-hugging, see-through white lace dress by Dolce & Gabbana, worn over a black bra and hot Read more...




Health and Nutrition

  • Virus killed 64 people worldwide

    Kuwait  reports second MERS case
    Workers are treated in hospital in Kuwait City
    Kuwait - Arab Today
    A 52-year old citizen tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, the Ministry of Health announced on Read more...

Women in the News

  • At Thomson Reuters Foundation study

    Egyptian Feminist Union lashes out
    Cairo - Arab Today
    The Egyptian Feminist Union expressed Thursday its strong rejection of a study conducted by Thomson Reuters Foundation about the Egyptian women which puts Egypt as the worst Arab state for women. The study said that 99% of the Egyptian women have been exposed to sexual harassment and that discriminatory laws and a spike in trafficking also Read more...

Your Opinion


Will the West launch military strikes against the Syrian regime?

Yes - 49.2%
No - 44.4%
Unsure - 4.8%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 26 Nov 2013 - 13:15


  • World's fastest-growing international airlines

     GCC airports targets 450m passengers by 2020
    Dubai - Arab Today
    The global aviation security market, according to industry estimates, is worth over $22 billion. Home to the world's fastest-growing airports and international airlines, the Arabian Gulf states are investing massively in airport security to eliminate potential risks and threats and ensure a seamless experience to millions of passengers Read more...


  • Golden Steering Wheel 2013

    Audi A3 Sedan wins top automotive award
    Berlin - Arab Today
    The new A3 Sedan has won one of the most coveted awards in the automotive industry – the Golden Steering Wheel 2013. This year there were a total of 49 candidates for the award, the winner of which is chosen jointly by the readers of “Auto Bild” and “Bild am Sonntag” together with a panel of experts. The Audi Read more...



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    November 15, 2013 This is a good time to catch up on your correspondence. Get back in touch with friends and relatives. Check your calendar to make sure you haven't missed someone's  Read more...



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