The Sri Lankan government has filed an appeal to overturn the sentence. (Shutterstock)
November 30, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
The maid's male lover got off with lashes because he was single at the time.
People have been offering up all kinds of rewards for information on Jouri, including a quarter million dollars.  (Shutterstock)
November 29, 2015 - 11:45 GMT
Two-year-old Jouri Al Khalidi was kidnapped from a hospital reception ten days ago when her father left her to pray. A video surfaced showing a man playing with her and taking her picture before snatching her.
The Peshmerga fighters were thoroughly amused by the militant's tears. (Shutterstock)
November 29, 2015 - 09:57 GMT
A video has surfaced purporting to show a suspected Daesh fighter crying and moaning after being captured Kurdish Peshmerga forces.
Jordan is using new technology to monitor thousands of beggars. (Shutterstock)
November 29, 2015 - 07:15 GMT
Jordan's anti-vagrancy teams are using iPads to monitor and speed rehabilitation of beggars.
The exhibition features works by Iranian street artist Nafir and 14 other artists. (Twitter)
November 29, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Tehran has held an exhibition of works by Iranian and international graffiti artists in Dena Art Gallery.
According to Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty, there is a 90 percent chance that there is something unknown behind a wall in King Tut's tomb. (Al Bawaba/File)
November 28, 2015 - 19:45 GMT
Experts say scans of the site make it 90 percent likely that there is something behind the walls. Speculation is mounting that Tutankhamun’s tomb could lead the way to the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti.
Anti-Muslim hate crimes have increased in the US since the Paris attacks. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
An anti-Islam group in the US sunk to very low tactics after publishing the names and addresses of Muslims in their areas online.
Daesh militants were replaced with rubber ducks. (4Chan)
November 27, 2015 - 16:35 GMT
The internet has won again after a bunch of 4Chan users decided to photoshop Daesh images with rubber ducks.
A man spotted the interaction and reported to police the two women were
November 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
The two Italian women were cleared of charges of kissing in public.
The 40-tunnel network was uncovered in Sinjar by Kurdish forces after retaking the Iraqi city this month. (Image: YouTube)
November 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
After freeing Sinjar from Daesh control earlier this month, Peshmerga forces have uncovered their intricate web of tunnels beneath the formerly besieged town.
A story was posted on the CNN website with
November 26, 2015 - 11:22 GMT
CNN has angered a lot of Israelis after posting a news story on the Middle East showing "Palestina".
Image used for illustrative purposes only. (Twitter)
November 26, 2015 - 09:09 GMT
Saudi officials call the claims of executing a gay horse "lies."
No more tea and crumpets: The women were exposed by a Channel 4 undercover documentary. (Shutterstock/File)
November 26, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
A weekly tea afternoon was banned in London after a group of women were exposed as Daesh supporters.
The man was arrested shortly after the incident in Brooklyn, New York. (Daily Mirror/Screenshot)
November 26, 2015 - 07:35 GMT
A postal worker in New York was caught spitting on two women wearing hijabs and calling them terrorists in yet another shocking Islamophobic attack.
The Arab Reading Challenge hopes to encourage over a million children in the Arab world to read recreationally. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Jordan's Queen Rania showed her support for an initiative to get Arab children excited about reading.
The RnB star urged for calm after a hefty anti-terror response unit arrived at the scene. (Mirror/Screenshot)
November 25, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
A pop singer dressed as Aladdin had Albanian locals freaked out after they mistook a music outtake for a Daesh gathering.