A United Nations representative has claimed the Islamic State has ordered all girls and women in and around Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM), but i100 understands the story to be false.
Three Lebanese football referees were jailed for match fixing after falling prey to a penchant for "tall Asian girls" and a wealthy Singaporean businessman who used an alias name and YouTube videos to teach match fixing.
A Turkish hacking group hacked the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia homepage, posting a pro-Palestinian message.
A man in Saudi Arabia was arrested and sentenced to three years in prison and 450 lashes for using his Twitter account to find gay men.
July 23, 2014
The Islamic State has ordered shopkeepers in Iraq to put veils over the faces of their mannequins.
A British MP faces investigation after controversial tweets about Hamas and Israel.
The little-known story of how one small letter is being used to persecute innocent Iraqis and how they are fighting back to use it as a symbol of hope.
More than 50 mosques have been destroyed in Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan this year.
July 22, 2014
Four women are in critical condition after being attacked with acid in Quetta. The motive is unclear and no suspects have been arrested.
Following on from Iran´s reports that it sent not one, but two monkeys into space last year, the Iranian Space Agency has formulated a 10-year strategy to send humans into space.
July 21, 2014
These were the images broadcast across all eight Lebanese television channels Monday, in what may be the world's first unified news bulletin in support of Gaza.
In an open letter, a Norwegian surgeon who volunteers at a hospital in Gaza, Dr Mads Gilbert, has invited US President Barack Obama to spend a night in Al Shifa’a Hospital in Gaza to see the catastrophic consequences of ruthless and hateful Israeli assaults.
A man in Dubai was praised by police for returning a bag of 50,000 Saudi riyals ($13,330) he found. Looks like it pays to be kind and honest!
Iran apparently has Harry Potter type technology - world's first invisible Quran is now on display in Tehran
A copy of the Holy Qur’an written with invisible ink has been showcased at the 22nd International Holy Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran.
A teenage demonstrator in Kashmir was shot dead by police Saturday during a protest for Gaza.