A move by some restaurants in Saudi Arabia to ban women from their premises has drawn praise and criticism on social networks.
Police arrived on scene and found the charred body of an unidentified man near the blast site. According to a statement by the Ministry of Interior, inspecting officers concluded he had killed himself in error while laying the explosive. Efforts to identify the body are underway.
British special forces have found an alternative way to kill ISIL militants in Iraq. By using quad bikes, these badass troops have managed to kill at least eight jihadists a day.
A British-Iranian woman who was jailed while trying to watch a volleyball match in Tehran has been released from prison, her family said.
November 23, 2014
Afghanistan has opened its first amusement park in Kabul, bringing a tiny bit of happiness to the war-torn country.
Malek said he had got blisters on his feet last time and had to get new shoes to finish the journey. He also had to dump a 10kg bag of supplies he was carrying in the previous attempt.
Israeli forces raided a home in the town of Yatta, just south of Hebron, Friday looking for a man who turned out to already be in Israeli custody, where he's been for the last three years.
A Yemeni father tossed two grenades at his sons after running out of patience for his sons' disobedience.
November 22, 2014
A Dutch teenager who traveled to Syria to marry an Islamist fighter is being tried for joining a terrorist organization.
Mads Gilbert said he was permanently banned from the occupied territory last month. Gilbert said that, although he had all the documents required, Israeli police did not allow him to cross into Gaza.
November 21, 2014
Researchers in Australia have successfully translated a 1,300 year old Egyptian text, revealing it to be an ancient codex of spells and invocations.
Mickey won't be visiting the pyramids after all... Disney denies plans for an Egyptian amusement park
A Disney spokesperson denies any plans to build an amusement park in Egypt amid rumors that Disney was considering an amusement park in Egypt.
November 20, 2014
Disney is pondering whether or not to build a Middle East branch of its famous amusement park in Egypt. Mickey Mouse could have a good view of the pyramids.
A Turkish supermarket chain started printing images of missing children on millions of plastic grocery bags to help find the kids.
It's not something you'd see everyday, but when a truck full of juice in Lebanon's Tripoli port crashed, it left a sweet taste across the streets.