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November 1, 2012

Last month's meeting
11:55 GMT
Israel's plan to recruit Arab-Israeli Christians into their national military has sparked outrage among Palestinians who fear this is just the latest move in Israel's bid to 'divide and conquer'.
Spooooky zombies for Halloween!
09:15 GMT
Trick or Treat is no game in the Middle East where real-life violence often overtakes what you see in the cinema.
Tut tut! Saudi Grand Mufti tells off Muslim radicals
05:33 GMT
The Grand Mufti is forced to step in after online radicals ask God to destroy potential victims of the US super storm.

October 31, 2012

Muslim pilgrims gather at Mecca for Hajj
20:18 GMT
Causing outrage in the Muslim world, a report have come out revealing the extent of the destruction in Islam's most holy city.
A still from the anti-harassment video
15:17 GMT
A war of education is taking place in Jordan and it comes down to the most basic of questions: does the prestige of a university top the rights of an individual professor?
People sift through the debris after the Saudi wedding fire that killed 25 people (Photo: AlRiyadh.com)
09:09 GMT
A fire in Saudi Arabia has killed 25 people and injured at least 30 more, a civil defence officer said.
The veiled mayor: Amra Babic
05:27 GMT
Amra Babic came to power last week in, what she called, a 'victory of tolerance' in the Balkan state.

October 30, 2012

Two Sudanese travelers were caught smuggling cow brains into Egypt for Eid (Photo: applewriter.blogspot.com)
10:19 GMT
Two Sudanese travellers have been caught smuggling 70 kilos of cow brains into Egypt with plans to sell them to local restaurants during Eid Al-Adha.
Both parties admit to hugging several times without being married
09:45 GMT
A Pakistani student and her Indian lover have been taken to court in Dubai for hugging and kissing consensually without being married.
Salafis vent their views
07:57 GMT
An Eid an Adha 'unity' concert in Egypt falls into chaos after Salafis claim Egyptian Christians are using the event to convert Muslims.
The view from above: Hurricane Sandy's path
05:23 GMT
With a potential 50 million victims in the US, Hurricane Sandy is the super-storm causing meltdown across the world.

October 29, 2012

Demonstrations for an Eid without harassment in Egypt (Photo courtesy of Imprint's Facebook page)
09:01 GMT
Despite measures taken by anti-harassment campaigns to prepare for Eid, more than 172 harassment incidents were reported on the first two days.
Mustafa Ismail (Photo: Al-Ahram)
07:21 GMT
No spinach eating here, just two kilos of chicken, beef and fish per day for Mustafa Ismail to get his arms into the Guinness World Records.

October 28, 2012

Imran Khan was briefly detained and questioned by US officials before boarding a flight to New York on Friday
10:34 GMT
Pakistani politician Imran Kahn, a former cricket star and critic of US drone strikes, was briefly delayed and questioned by US immigration officials in Toronto before being allowed to board a flight to New York.
The twins of Mecca: Safa and Marwah (Photo courtesy of Sabq)
05:00 GMT
A Pakistani woman has given birth to twins during her pilgrimage to Mecca for Hajj, which she named after the two holy mountains: Safa and Marwah.