July 20, 2014
Against the odds, Syrian children are making the best of being bombed
July 19, 2014
Crouching in a corner and flinching at every wave of the stick, a young boy’s abuse at the hands of an even younger Lebanese child was taped, and widely shared online Saturday,spreading waves of controversy across social media platforms.
A family consultant questioned the reliability of statistics released by the Justice Ministry that showed about 90 percent of marriages between Saudi women and foreign men were successful.
A video showing a large number of men harassing two girls on a street, said to be in the northern city of Irbid earlier this week, has hit a raw nerve among many Jordanians.
July 18, 2014
U.S. TV network NBC yanked its leading correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin from covering Gaza after he reported the Israeli airstrike on the Gaza beach that left four Palestinian children dead.
Israeli crowds cheered in the midst of a CNN report, while the IDF pounded Gaza in the background. Diana Magnay, the correspondent reporting live at the time, branded the group "scum", on Twitter shortly after.
The salaries of expatriates in the private sector rose by 25 percent while those of Saudis declined by 1 percent during 2013
Egyptians make up the largest group of religious pilgrims that have visited Mecca so far in 2014.
July 17, 2014
The UAE is planning to send a probe to Mars by 2021 in the country's latest out-of-this-world feat attempt.
A U.S. nurse has bravely refused to force-feed Guantanamo Bay detainees on hunger strike in protest to the barbaric methods used by medical teams at the prison.
Child marriages among Syrian refugee girls in Jordan has doubled since the onset of the war.
July 16, 2014
Israel's practice of "roof knocking" was caught on camera for the first time.
A right-wing Israeli parliament member said "mothers of all Palestinians should be killed" on her Facebook page. It's not the first time she's been caught in the act with bigoted comments!
An invasive anal homosexuality test that was deemed to constitute torture is still being used by Lebanese doctors despite a ban.
Get free wifi and support an Iftar charity drive? Yes please!