Oil-rich UAE opens the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant. Experts question why

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) The United Arab Emirates has launched a nuclear energy plant on Saturday, the first such project in the oil-rich Arab world. Unit 1 of the

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Saudi officials order arrest of female rapper for ‘Mecca Girl’ music video

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) Officials in Saudi Arabia have ordered the arrest of a female rapper and her crew for posting a music video “Mecca Girl” on

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Syrian school and hospital attacks kill at least 21 people, aid group says

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) At least 21 civilians, including nine children and three teachers, were killed when 10 schools and a hospital were hit by “airstrikes

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12 protesters killed in Baghdad as cleric warns against ‘foreign interference’

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) At least 12 demonstrators were killed and 22 others wounded Friday when gunmen in several vehicles opened fire on a protest site in central

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How Iraq helped to flush out ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

This post was originally published on this siteBaghdad, Iraq (CNN) Iraq intelligence agents tracked ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for years before getting the break they say was critical to

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Iraq protests death toll rises to 300 with nearly 15000 injured

This post was originally published on this siteBaghdad (CNN) At least 301 people have been killed and nearly 15,000 have been injured in Iraq since the start of anti-government protests in

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Curfews and internet blockages as death toll from protests mounts in Iraq

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) Curfews and internet blockages have been imposed in parts of Iraq, as officials react to mass protests against unemployment, government

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The body of a British teenager who fell mysteriously from a plane in Madagascar has been found

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) The body of a British teenager who died after mysteriously falling from a plane over Madagascar has been found, authorities in the country

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Tunisia’s president rushed to hospital on same day as twin suicide attacks

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) Tunisia’s 92-year-old president was rushed to a military hospital after suffering a “severe health crisis” on Thursday,

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