December 15, 2014
#IllRideWithYou: Aussies unite against racism amid the Sydney siege with an awesome hashtag to help Muslims
Hundreds of Aussies took to Twitter with the hashtag #IllRideWithYou, offering help to Muslims concerned over their safety after the Sydney siege.
Is handing out sweets a crime? Palestinian man jailed by Israel for distributing gifts to children at Al Aqsa
Since when was handing out gifts and sweets to children a crime? For Israeli security forces, a Palestinian man distributing presents for children in Al Aqsa Mosque, it clearly was a threat to national security (sarcasm intended).
A doctored photo of Amman Mayor Aqel Biltaji released by the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) on Friday sparked sarcastic comments in the local social media sphere over the weekend.
December 14, 2014
Pamphlets distributed by ISIL militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul reportedly detailed guidelines associated with taking on female sex slaves, confirming reports of the group's abhorrent sexual abuses of female captives.
Prominent Duze MP Walid Jumblatt renewed a call for Lebanon to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana to help struggling farmers collect better profits.
Egypt held Africa's first-ever competitive game of American football to be recognized by the International Federation of American Football. There are now three recognized federations on the continent — Egypt, Nigeria and Morocco.
Amid numerous conflicts, the Gaza Surf Club takes to the waves for a temporary escape from the hardships of Gaza.
December 13, 2014
According to a report released by food industry trend-trackers Baum and Whiteman, hummus will emerge as America’s “it” food in 2015.
'Jetman' Yves Rossy, a Swiss ex-fighter pilot, took to Dubai's skies to perform stunning aerial aerobatics with his custom wing suit.
December 12, 2014
Just when you think ISIL militants couldn't sink lower, allegations emerged of the radical jihadists trying to sell James Foley's body for £1 million. Definitely not Islamic.
There is an increasing number of cases involving citizens from the African continent blackmailing young Saudi men for large sums of money by threatening to post footage of them performing cybersex.
December 11, 2014
Ever wonder where a Bruce Lee lookalike would emerge from? The martial arts legend randomly has a lookalike fan in Afghanistan.
Taking on the Taliban, winning a Nobel Peace Prize and now Malala Yousafzai wants to be PM of Pakistan!
This teen is taking on the world! The 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and said she hoped to become the prime minister of Pakistan one day.
Amendment expected to be shelved as residents and economists warn of economic consequences.
Forty Saudi women released from prison recently have been rejected by their families and now live in a shelter run by the Ministry of Social Affairs.