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October 20, 2014

US wife of Saudi granted e-mail divorce. [Slate.com]
09:57 GMT
An American court has approved a woman’s plea to get a divorce from her Saudi husband via e-mail after the man left the country with her three kids and prevented her from seeing them.
A number of acid attacks against women in Iran in recent months have raised fears among some that the victims were singled out because they were not wearing veils that sufficiently covered them.
09:04 GMT
A number of acid attacks against women in Iran in recent months have raised fears among some that the victims were singled out because they were not wearing veils that sufficiently covered them.
Lebanon hasn’t seen a train on its tracks since the last service, shuttling cement to the capital, ceased to run in 1997. [the Independent]
08:43 GMT
Arab world derailed but could Lebanon get back on track by resurrecting historical railway?
The members of the Cologne-based Median Empire Motorcycle Club reportedly have strong Kurdish roots. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
05:00 GMT
A group of German bikers have followed in the footsteps of a Dutch Motorcycle Club and joined in the fight against Isis in Syria.

October 19, 2014

Multiple DJs are on location to get everyone groovin'. (Photo courtesy of discosoupe.org)
15:42 GMT
Beirutis are bustin' moves and helping raise awareness about food waste at the trendy Disco Soup event.
Private security guards search cars at the gates of Cairo University. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
10:41 GMT
University students are being given mandatory drug tests.
Julie Andrews as the iconic Mary Poppins in the Disney production of the child's fantasy book written by P. L. Travers (Courtesy of Facebook).
08:36 GMT
For all you who thought Mary Poppins was just beautiful story character, think again!
Combining faith and fashion by challenging what it means to dress conservatively, women wearing the hijab are challenging the traditional notions of conservative Islamic attire. (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Muslim women worldwide that wear the Islamic headscarf, also known as a hijab, who want to be fashion-conscious, had to get creative.

October 18, 2014

Looks like the camel was eager to show its friendlier side (File/Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A camel selfie went viral after it was snapped in the moment by three friends in Giza, Egypt, and turned out to be picture perfect.

October 17, 2014

Women gather to share stories of their experiences and information on the latest medical treatments for breast cancer. (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Women's foundations gather to raise awareness of breast cancer in October

October 16, 2014

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism and Culture Authority is roping in tour operators and hospitality groups to offer tailor-made packages. (AFP/File)
14:22 GMT
Abu Dhabi is poised to become a leading destination for Halal Tourism, a fast emerging concept in the tourism industry.
Turns out, the Arabic inscriptions found on several Turkish Airlines' planes were the works of a holy person, not IS (File/AFP)
12:51 GMT
Turkish Airlines is at the centre of an investigation after Arabic prayer inscriptions found of several of its planes were mistaken for an Islamic State security breach.
The total number of hungry people around the world is down by 37 million, but there are still 805 million people who are not meeting their nutritional needs in order to have a healthy life.
10:01 GMT
Despite progress made in many countries, there are still 805 million people who are not meeting their nutritional needs
In January, the Moroccan government amended a law that allowed rapists to marry their victims and avoid prosecution, rights groups say further reforms are still needed to protect victims. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A two-year-old Moroccan child died of internal injuries after being raped by her uncle. The case follows calls for reform earlier this year for harsher and more exacting punishments for child rapists in the country.

October 15, 2014

The artist was offered one million euros for her hand-painted Porsche. (Photo courtesy of Arabia.com)
11:37 GMT
A Saudi artist and graphic designer has received several tempting offers for her hand-painted car, which was the first Arab automobile to be exhibited at a prestigious vehicle exhibition in France.