New US Department of State report finds that intolerance against Jews and Muslims is on the rise across the globe.
The pen can be mightier than the bra as FEMEN activist Amina sparks clashes in the conservative city of Kairouan in Tunisia with "blasphemous" graffiti.
Abu Dhabi's popularity among foreigners comes at a cost. Air traffic and fares expected to rise this summer.
As expatriates return home and more foreigners plan to visit the UAE this summer, experts warn about price hikes in airfares but also welcome an increase in flights.
One man's trash is another man's treasure: Yemeni man gives second life to over 3000 discarded Qurans
A Yemeni man saves discarded copies of the Islamic holy books from the streets and hopes to give them a second life.
NGO fears the extreme summer heat could further alter Syrian refugees' health and living conditions.
May 20, 2013
A Saudi woman was lucky enough to have two princes for her wedding: one she married, the other one made sure she got her wedding dress on time for the ceremony.
Five University students accused of devil worship and desecrating the Koran have been released by a Jordanian military tribunal due to a lack of evidence
The introduction of labels for goods originating from Israeli settlements has been delayed as US and EU hope to revive the peace talks between Israel and Palestine.
Over 1,000 foreigners are expelled from Kuwait each year for committing driving offences.
The betrayed wife reports her husband and his lover to the Emirati police. The cheaters get to stay together...in jail.
May 19, 2013
Iran's permanent representative to the UN calls for the protection of Muslims in Myanmar.
Women's right legislation awaiting ratification ended up in a deadlock as religious MPs raised concerns over its compatibility with Afghanistan's Sharia law.
25-year-old Raha Moharrak became the first Saudi woman and youngest Arab to climb the world's highest mountain.
The Middle East, spearheaded by the UAE, is one of the fastest growing tourism destination in spite of the Arab Spring.
May 18, 2013
The raging war in Syria is no obstacle to the trafficking of dozens of migrant workers from Lebanon into the country every month in spite of official ban. Experts call for new legislation.