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The Diyanet has stated that the cake did not comply with the spirit of the Quran. (Image: Pixabay)
April 21, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
An Islamic seminary class is being investigated by religious authorities in Turkey for allegedly baking a Quran-shaped cake.
Princess Elsa, from Disney's 'Frozen'. Disney credits Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale 'The Snow Queen' for inspiring their mega-hit movie. (Image: Facebook)
April 21, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Author Muneefa Abdullah has filed a copyright infringement suit against Disney, claiming they lifted material for the film’s script from her story from “New Fairy Tales”, called “The Snow Princess”.
MERS, likely sourced from camels, has dropped dramatically within Saudi Arabia.  (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The threatening disease, likely sourced from camels, has dropped dramatically within Saudi Arabia.
The daughter of secular Arabs who moved to Nazareth in the early 1970s, Aharish grew up speaking both Hebrew and Arabic. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 13:14 GMT
An Arab Israeli who was Israel's first Arab news broadcaster, Lucy Aharish's story is no simple one.
Al Zarouni's two-person team competes internationally and is the only one in the UAE that includes both a male and female member. (Image:Shutterstock)
April 20, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
In a country where rally racing is already a niche, meet the UAE's first female rally driver, Emirati Rabab Al Tahir.
The 70-page manual tells Daesh sympathizers how to make crude explosive devices and slip passed security and follows another call by the group looking for 'fitness instructors' in the caliphate. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 08:45 GMT
A newly-revealed Daesh guide instructs jihadists how to befriend Westerners and embed themselves into Western society to better carry out attacks.
According to Al Britani, “some brothers come in with a lot of extra 'barakah' on them which needs to be burnt off.
April 20, 2015 - 05:22 GMT
Daesh sees aversion to battle as being ‘weak of faith’, but advertises non-combat jobs as fitness instructors, press officers and suicide bombers.
The WMO Hurricane Committee deemed the name inappropriate because of the eponymous militant group.(Image: Flickr)
April 19, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
UN's World Meteorological Organization has removed Isis from the official list of future Pacific hurricane names.
A Yemeni girl arrives at a UNHCR reception facilty in Djibouti. Yemenis continue to flee as Saudi-led strikes pound Houthi positions across Yemen. (Image: AFP/Tony Karumba)
April 19, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Yemeni girl escapes the Houthis disguised in men's clothing with her hair cropped short.
For three months the five friends shaped and welded scrap metal to form a rigid frame before fitting it out with nearly 1,000 green plastic bottles. (Image: AFP/Mohamed Abed)
April 19, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Five Palestinians have built a four meter boat from nearly 1000 green plastic bottles, to cruise around the six nautical mile sailing restriction in the Mediterranean Sea.
April 19, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Thousands of beachgoers at Dubai’s Kite Beach got a little more than they (bucket) bargained for on Friday as KFC surprised them with an unexpected afternoon treat.