December 18, 2014
While all of Pakistan mourns the killing of 132 children in the Peshawar school siege, Jordan's Queen Rania has a message for Taliban terrorists: Islam condemns killing innocents.
It doesn't get more random than this. American police officers may not be so popular amid the Ferguson incident, but they're loved in Israel. The New York Police Department has now opened a branch in Kfar Saba.
The countdown to Christmas has begun in Lebanon. Despite a tough year and ongoing conflict, there's no ba humbug among the Lebanese as the lights go up for the festive time.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Qassim al-Ghamdi believes gender segregation is unnecessary.
December 17, 2014
Mohamed and Jennifer are the first gay couple to be interviewed on Lebanese television.
Mewjahid cats, fat militant wannabes and jihadi brides: ISIL tops Google's most searched list for 2014
The Middle East has been in news headlines a lot this year. With the escalation of fighting in Iraq and Syria, of course ISIL made Google's most searched list for 2014.
Is it a case of now you see her, now you don't? Things are stirring up in Saudi Arabia after a Muslim scholar appeared on TV with his wife not wearing a veil. Oh the controversy!
Can granny help save your marriage? UAE considers "council of elders" to combat rising divorce rates
A Council of Elders may be set up to offer counselling to families and couples in an effort to recognise, and better manage or reconcile, troublesome differences and repeating patterns of stress on relationships in Emirati society.
December 16, 2014
Finding the elusive spirit of Christmas: Israeli and Palestinian children play soccer to mark 100th anniversary of 'Christmas truce'
A hundred years ago troops from both sides laid down their arms in an unofficial Christmas Truce. Legend grew that the opposing troops played football in no-man's zone.
At least 6,000 workers are making efforts to expand the Prophet's Mosque in Saudi Arabia. Engineers and construction workers were in a race against time to get the job done.
Mamoon Qabha, 17, didn't have any confidence but after life changing surgery to restore his face, life is definitely looking up!
A Saudi woman is being investigated by police after attending a football game.
December 15, 2014
A Saudi man was given a luxurious wedding in prison.
#IllRideWithYou: Aussies unite against racism amid the Sydney siege with an awesome hashtag to help Muslims
Hundreds of Aussies took to Twitter with the hashtag #IllRideWithYou, offering help to Muslims concerned over their safety after the Sydney siege.
Is handing out sweets a crime? Palestinian man jailed by Israel for distributing gifts to children at Al Aqsa
Since when was handing out gifts and sweets to children a crime? For Israeli security forces, a Palestinian man distributing presents for children in Al Aqsa Mosque, it clearly was a threat to national security (sarcasm intended).