July 6, 2014
Authorities at the Grand Mosque in Mecca arrested a 40-year-old man for wearing what has been described as "unusual attire" that distracted fellow worshipers "trying to pray."
July 5, 2014
Twenty-three Saudi women sued their parents last year for not letting them get married, a source at the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) said.
Some Salafi clerics have issued fatwas banning-gasp!-watching the World Cup football matches this year.
July 4, 2014
Dubai: A taxi driver has been jailed for nine months for peeing in public and assaulting the roommates of a woman who hurled her shoe at him when she saw him from her balcony urinating.
All eyes on al-Qaeda master of explosives, AKA 'evil genius', who turned his own brother into a bomb
He is al Qaeda’s most valued bombmaker and the creator of explosives so dangerous only an ‘evil genius’ could have come up with them.
In Jordan, at least 33 percent of the population lives under the poverty line at least once annually.
July 3, 2014
Iraq might be on the brink of destruction right now with a fierce battle between ISIS and the country's armed forces, but that won't stop football fans from watching the latest game.
Who said Muslim women are all about the burka? In the same week that france upheld the burka ban, DKNY released a Ramadan collection, so add it to your list of Eid presents!
Forward Islam Slimani says, "They need it more than us"; underdog Algeria nearly beat favorite Germany in quarterfinal game this week.
Salafist comedian and Sheikh Maher Mawas isn't known in Lebanon for his sermons, but rather for cracking jokes and humorous posts on social media.
July 2, 2014
Egyptian courts have sentenced Mohammed Morsi's son, Abdallah Morsi, to jail with labour and fines for possession of two joints of hashish.
In China, Muslims will not be allowed to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, at least not legally.
Anyone caught using fake certificates to get a visa or job could face up to ten years in jail, so make sure you're up front about your grades in the UAE!
Beirut's infamous crocodile who has been living in a polluted river for years near a company plant was moved to a crocodile zoo in the UK this week.
July 1, 2014
In another horrific case involving a man's so-called "honor", a Pakistani woman's eyes were gouged out by her ex-husband because he claimed he "wanted to send a message through her to all women with loose morals.”