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The politician later stepped back his remarks, saying NATO ships should fire shots into the air to warn refugee boats to turn around. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2016 - 14:31 GMT
The anti-immigration Danish People's Party is the government's main political ally.
A reveller lies in tomato pulp during the annual
December 07, 2016 - 15:46 GMT
Footage circulating online, purportedly taken at a facility outside Cairo, shows a man standing on open boxes of tomatoes and hurling them in to a huge outdoor vat.
Bana Alabed disappeared from social media on Sunday after Syrian regime forces advanced into opposition-held parts in eastern Aleppo. (Twitter)
December 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
“Under attack. Nowhere to go, every minute feels like death. Pray for us. Goodbye,” her mother, Fatemah, said on Twitter.
Illustrative photo of books. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 12:49 GMT
Arab individuals read an average of 16 books annually, of which seven books are related to work or school and nine books for hobby.
The caption under the original Instagram post read,
December 06, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
One user went so far as to offer the cleaner a set of gold if he was identified.
Sheikh Mohammed briefly popped into the frame as a woman filmed a selfie video, which then went viral on Instagram. (Screenshot via Instagram)
December 05, 2016 - 14:58 GMT
The leader briefly popped into the frame as an Emirati woman filmed a selfie video at an event.
Thick clouds of toxic black smoke billow from inferno in huge tyre dump in Sesena, south of Madrid, Spain. (File photo)
December 05, 2016 - 07:48 GMT
Divorced and a mother of a six-year-old son, the 33-year-old woman had defied many societal norms when she decided to open her own tyre shop in Sama Sarhan in Mafraq, some 80km northeast of Amman.
To date, the operation has returned more than 80 items to Egypt since 2007. (Shutterstock)
December 05, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Five illegally smuggled items were returned to Egypt through an initiative by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Christmas in Bethlehem. (Twitter)
December 04, 2016 - 12:25 GMT
The tree is traditionally erected in front of the Church of Nativity in Manger Square, where according to Christian tradition Jesus was born.
As dance music is heard in the background, 35-year-old Shaheen, who had been a lion tamer for ten years, waved a large stick in the air beckoning one of the 200kg animals towards him, while another climbed a ladder. (Twitter)
December 04, 2016 - 07:06 GMT
Shaheen passed away due to multiple serious injuries.
The tweet under Al Shehri's account has since been deleted, but death threats continue to pour in, with other social media users sharing the image. (Twitter)
December 03, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
One social media user demanded: "Kill her and throw her corpse to the dogs."
A Google Doodle was on display on the search giant's website to commemorate the UAE national day on Dec. 2, 2016. (Google)
December 02, 2016 - 15:11 GMT
The doodle showed the UAE flag with its national colors and the number 45.
Trump previously offered to facilitate a solution to the tension between India and Pakistan. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 15:18 GMT
Pakistan released a transcript from a phone call with the US president-elect, in which he described Pakistan as a 'fantastic country, fantastic place of fantastic people.'
Police in Germany arrested an intelligence official suspected of planning to bomb his agency's headquarters in Cologne. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 12:33 GMT
German officials investigating noticed the intelligence agent's user name in an online chatroom was the same as an adult entertainment actor's stage name.
Overplayed with the sounds of a Muslim call to prayer, the shirt hacked footage flashed various messages written in Hebrew in reference to divine retribution.
November 30, 2016 - 10:55 GMT
The hacker appeared to be from Saudi Arabia, allegedly hacked the satellites due to the "muezzin bill," which has struck anger in many Muslim communities both inside Israel and abroad.
Three suspects allegedly assaulted duo with swords in flat that turned out to be a brothel. (File photo)
November 30, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
The Emirati man and his Indian friend were said to be searching for a place to dine when a group of Vietnamese men lured them to have a massage in a flat at Dubai International City in January.