US stores are selling drones as Christmas gifts this year.
Monday marks the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere and the start of marbaniyeh in Jordan — the 40 coldest days of winter, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said on Saturday.
A Palestinian man from the northern West Bank has said that a group of Jewish settlers attempted to kidnap his four-year-old son from a parked car on Friday evening.
A Filipino maid working in Kuwait was killed by her employer's pet lion as she hung the laundry to dry. The Philippines government is now taking legal action.
December 20, 2014
Much of the Saudi public is infuriated over the misuse of the Prophet's name to market date products.
Ajnad Misr, a Salafist militant group in Egypt, was designated a "global terrorist" by the U.S. Department of State Thursday, eliciting an unexpected expression of gratitude from the extremist group.
December 19, 2014
There's nothing worse than being an expat who is unable to go home for Christmas. If you don't get holidays however, there will still be plenty to do in Dubai!
Syrian refugee women performed the Greek tragedy “Antigone” in the Lebanese capital of Beirut this week, weaving their own stories of loss and defiance into the ancient tale of a rebel woman.
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!