Begum allegedly recruited her three friends, Tamira Abase, 16, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Shamima Begum, 15 to join Daesh in Syria. (British Met Police)
August 02, 2015 - 09:21 GMT
From One Directioner to jihadi Bride, Sharmeena Begum joined Daesh when she was 15 and has since become a recruiter, luring other young girls to Syria to marry Daesh fighters.
The victim was admitted to the hospital after being violently assaulted by her father. (Photo:
August 02, 2015 - 08:15 GMT
The man raped his daughter, now 20, for over five years, threatening her with violence and pushing her to contemplate suicide.
A Palestinian boy going into a building on which Hebrew graffiti has been daubed, allegedly by Jewish settlers, in the Israeli occupied Palestinian West Bank. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
August 02, 2015 - 07:23 GMT
Family members of the Palestinian baby who burned to death in a fire spoke out against the attack.
A 'heat dome' over the Middle East brought scorching temperatures to Iran and Iraq. (Courtesy of Twitter/@RyanMaue
August 02, 2015 - 05:20 GMT
A port city in Iran’s southwest has experienced a temperature of 163 °F (73 °C), reportedly one of the hottest registered across the world to date, according to a weather website.
“These people who harm, who dress in black to carry out attacks, destroy the property of others in the name of Islam, what they do has nothing to do with Islam. That is why I want to ban the niqab,” said Guinean President Alpha Conde. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2015 - 17:49 GMT
Congo, Chad, Cameroon, and Guinea have initiated a ban on wearing the niqab, the full-face veil "for security reasons," noting people wearing black, including women and girls wearing the niqab often carry out Boko Haram suicide attacks.
The group was sponsored by a foundation aiming to build harmony between disabled and non-disabled children. (Photo: Pixabay)
August 01, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A foundation for the visually impaired arranged a trip for 40 kids to an entertainment park in Jeddah; however, they were denied entrance because of a policy prioritizing tourists.
Your taxi ride may cost more than you think if you're leaving valuables behind! (Image: Pixabay)
July 31, 2015 - 13:17 GMT
Forgetful taxi passengers left behind a small fortune gold, jewelry, cash, watches and other valuable items. But 98 percent of all reported cases were resolved.
The girls would solicit recruiters online claiming to want to join the group, and then disappear after money had been transferred. (Twitter)
July 31, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Three female con-artists who swindled Islamic State (Daesh) operatives into forking over their cash in a crafty recruitment scheme have been detained by Chechen police and are currently awaiting arraignment.
The man threatened to murder the girl if she told anyone of the incident. (Photo:
July 30, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
A man in his 60s allegedly sexual harassed a seven-year-old girl at a cafeteria in one of Jeddah's public markets.
Reports said
July 30, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
The use of teenage suicide bombers and boy soldiers isn't exclusive to Daesh.
Bahraini female bodybuilder and personal trainer Haifa al-Musawi has several certificates from international fitness and bodybuilding associations. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
July 30, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
Haifa Musawi is breaking culture norms in the Gulf States as a bodybuilder and personal trainer.