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The official urged people who go into the desert to carry enough food and water. (Creative commons)
June 25, 2016 - 21:44 GMT
Police called on people to take advantage of the "SOS" service from Dubai Police.
A monastery carved into the stone at Petra. (Albawaba)
June 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Jordanian National Orchestra, in collaboration with an Italian trumpeter and composer, is producing a concert in Petra.
Bottles of olive oil cause trouble at the Dubai Airport. (Shutterstock)
June 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A passenger trying to fly out of Dubai Airport with bottles of olive oil got pulled for extra security - and missed his flight!
No husband, no problem: Saudi women can now travel as a legal guardian for their children without their husbands. (Shutterstock)
June 23, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
If a husband denies his wife the ability to act as legal guardian for their children, she can sue him for the right to travel with her kids.
Most of Dubai's new construction meets the high standards to qualify as
June 23, 2016 - 14:08 GMT
Dubai ranks eighth in the world and top in the Middle East for green building and construction.
Mandi, a traditional rice dish popular in the Gulf, is served with chicken or lamb and topped with cashews and dried fruit. (Shutterstock)
June 23, 2016 - 08:28 GMT
The rice dish was auctioned off to raise money for charity during Ramadan.
Education and entertainment is only a touch away for childhood cancer patients in treatment in Oman. (Shutterstock)
June 23, 2016 - 05:31 GMT
Thirty children undergoing chemotherapy and cancer treatment received tablets with educational and health apps for entertainment.
Pilgrims on Hajj. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2016 - 15:43 GMT
There are millions of Indonesians waiting to go on Hajj - and the wait list is now almost four decades long!
You can never know what lies beneath. (File photo)
June 22, 2016 - 12:15 GMT
Al Bahsani maintains that some of the hiding militants have resorted to covering their bodies from head to toe with a black abaya so as to slip under government forces' radar.
Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Thani reaches the summit of Denali in Alaska. (Twitter/Khaleej Times)
June 22, 2016 - 09:38 GMT
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Thani successfully climbed the highest peaks on all seven continents, finishing with Denali in Alaska.
The Gaza Strip will bring in over 1,000 tons of Israeli watermelons in three days! (Shutterstock)
June 22, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Gaza will lift the ban on Israeli watermelon for three days, bringing in 1,000 tons of the sweet summer fruit.
Pilgrims at the Grand Mosque in Mecca on June 8, 2016. (Badar Aldandani)
June 21, 2016 - 15:10 GMT
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah issued electronic bracelets with passport information and emergency information to incoming pilgrims.
The Dubai-style water bottle will be in the shape of Burj Khalifa, made from crystal, and will contain imported water. (File photo)
June 21, 2016 - 12:03 GMT
The water bottle will be half a meter tall, made out of crystal, and most likely contain water imported from Iceland.
Men at al-Shallal Theme Park relish crashing into other bumper cars, but women come just to experience driving. (Shutterstock)
June 21, 2016 - 11:20 GMT
Bumper cars aren't all fun and games when women use them to experience the thrill of driving.
Despite 12,000 wheelchairs provided for free, Mecca pilgrims are facing unexpected costs from scammers. (Shutterstock)
June 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A booming wheelchair black market is causing unexpected frustrations for Mecca pilgrims in need.
Car crash in Saudi Arabia (Twitter)
June 20, 2016 - 13:11 GMT
Reckless driving and road rage are common and as a result there is a steep rise in the number of accidents recorded during the holy month.