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.
The Saudi religious police have stepped forward to condemn social networking sites, especially Twitter, saying those who use them have "lost their lives and their afterlife"
New documentary gives a critical insight into Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood through the life of its former members.
May 17, 2013
The non-Arabic speakers will soon be granted access to the Quran's holy world as Sermons get translated into English at the Two Holy Mosques.
Ansar al Sharia vows to go through with their annual hardline Salafi annual convention in spite of the Tunisian government's ban.
May 16, 2013
People living in Gaza have found an underground way to access the junk food giant KFC's delicacies. But gluttony comes at a price.
A couple who have been ordered to serve two months in a Dubai jail after being found guilty of having sex in the back of a taxi claim they have been financially crippled by their court battle.
A human skeleton of a young Roman warrior, likely killed in warfare, has been unearthed in south Aswan, Egypt
Six Bahraini twitters criticize the Kingdom and get sentenced to a year of prison each.
May 15, 2013
The Nakba isn't over nor is the fight against it as Palestinians mark the 65th anniversary of the "tragedy".
Numbers of Syrians who have fled their war-torn country face multiple restrictions when settling in neighboring Gulf countries even though these states publicly oppose Assad's regime.