January 23, 2015
Salman bin Abdulaziz will ascend to the throne of Saudi Arabia after a single year as its crown prince. But are reports true that he raised funds for the Mujahideen and has a son who went into space?
Six days after his burial, a Yemeni man's loyal camel is still standing by his grave. Happy Thursday!
January 22, 2015
The far-right anti-Islam PEGIDA movement’s founder has quit as the group’s leader following public outrage over a picture of him posing as Adolf Hitler.
A man pretending to be a "drunk tourist" drew attention for pretending to consume alcohol in public areas through Dubai.
Are Christians not entitled to say the Arabic word for God, Allah? According to a Malaysian court, the country's Catholic Church has been banned from using the word.
A 33-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight bound to New York from Jordan. A doctor and a nurse on the flight helped deliver the baby.
January 21, 2015
Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my! Kids prefer the real deal in the battle of exotic vs. plush animals
Rising numbers of exotic pets in the UAE have raised alarm for animal conservationists, including the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall.
An 18-year-old Korean male went missing in Turkey and is likely to have joined Daesh after tweeting about his interest in joining the militant group.
Al Qaeda released a video to train militants on how to avoid detection by international intelligence agencies. Oops, Edward Snowden. Maybe you shouldn't have made those leaks!
Daesh militants were filmed beating musicians after discovering their playing a keyboard, which they deemed un-Islamic.
January 20, 2015
A waiter got drunk and set fire to his former girlfriends bed after she left him in Dubai.
This Israeli poet gave his blessing to Palestine for taking the Jewish state to court over war crimes!
Israel's award winning poet, Natan Zach, gave Palestine his blessings "on the way to the Hague court", by placing an ad in Haaretz. We think that's pretty badass!
Iran has announced plans to combat what it says are "immoral" online dating websites by launching an official site for young people seeking marriage.
The number of unmarried Saudi women over 30 reached 33.45 percent in the last 10 years, or 1.52 million of the total population of 4.57 million women, local media reported on Sunday.
January 19, 2015
Roadside "selfie" has drivers slamming on the brakes! Man causes 50-car traffic jam for snapping solo photo
Man took a "selfie" on a bridge, causing a 50-car traffic jam between Jerash and Amman.