Sarah Geronimo bringing her Perfect 10 concert to Abu Dhabi
Sarah Geronimo, the Filipina superstar, is bringing her Perfect 10 concert to the du Forum on Yas Island.
In pictures: Search for missing plane switches to Malaysia’s west coast
Malaysia Airlines said the western coast of the country, near the Strait of Malacca, was “now the focus” of the hunt.
Life-saving foundation born out of a tragedy
The death of their first child, Zahra Beau, encouraged Danielle and Akber Naqvi to set up a Foundation in her name to try and save the lives of others.
In pictures: India’s health and fitness guru Mickey Mehta
Mickey Mehta, whose client list reads like a who’s who of India’s elite, describes himself as a “holistic health guru” and “a life coach and philosopher”.
Fast & Furious’s Don Omar talks about the late Paul Walker
The Puerto Rican singer Don Omar opens up about the death of his friend, Paul Walker, and his performance at the Dubai Music Awards later this year.
Nemanja Matic is making most of second go with Chelsea
Chelsea's new midfield lynchpin is thriving on his return to Stamford Bridge. Having re-signed for Jose Mourinho's side in January, Matic has become an ever-present as Chelsea have moved to the top of the English Premier League.
February 28, 2014
The exiled Palestinian Mohammed Dahlan, who has helped raise millions of dollars for Palestinians in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, is critical of how the Palestinian Authority is handling peace talks with Israel. Some say he may poised for a...
February 22, 2014
The destruction of the 1,200 tunnels into the besieged Gaza Strip ends a covert industry that provided Palestinians with everything from bags of cement to Kentucky Fried Chicken.
February 5, 2014
Looking for blockade loopholes, five Gaza farmers are growing herbs, most in greenhouses on land where Jewish settlers used to raise the same crops until Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza in 2005.
January 19, 2014
An Israeli air raid on Gaza City left two Palestinians injured on Sunday, including a 12-year-old boy.
December 11, 2013
The European Union's financial assistance to public servants via salaries in the Gaza Strip should be halted because 40 per cent of recipients of the aid do not go to work, European auditors say. Hugh Naylor reports
December 1, 2013
Hamas cancels its upcoming anniversary rally, saying it is inappropriate to celebrate at a time of deep economic woes in the territory and the funds will be used to alleviate the suffering of its people.
November 10, 2013
The hiring of Isra Almodallal as a spokeswoman for the Gaza Strip’s Islamist rulers is part of a plan to present a friendlier face both to its own citizens and internationally.
October 28, 2013
Israeli Defence Force has not given any details or reasons for the arrests.
July 5, 2013
The startling fall of the Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt has threatened to undermine Hamas's capacity for fighting Israel and weakened its grip on Gaza, analysts say.
June 26, 2013
Thousands of well-wishers waving Palestinian flags mobbed motorcade of star – now an honourary ambassador for Fatah and the UNRWA – as he returned home to Gaza.
June 18, 2013
Call to withdraw forces from Syria is a further sign that the 26-month uprising against President Bashar Al Assad is straining longtime alliances in the region. Hugh Naylor reports from Ramallah
May 15, 2013
A sprawling amusement park on the outskirts of Gaza City exemplifies the businesses Hamas has created in the territory that it has controlled for six years. Hugh Naylor reports from Beit Lahia
May 5, 2013
Hamas distances itself from at least 40 instances of young men and boys who were forced to have their heads shaved, saying the incidents 'were individual acts'. Hugh Naylor reports from Gaza
April 16, 2013
Despite international support for his reforms, it was opposition from the West Bank's ruling Fatah faction that is widely believed to have forced Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad to step down. Hugh Naylor reports from Ramallah