A recruitment picture to hire nurses for Saudi Arabia. (File)
July 23, 2016 - 09:50 GMT
Saudi women workings as doctors and nurses face discrimination in the search for husbands - because their job requires them to interact with men!
The Sulafa Tower on fire in Dubai. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Rescue workers took special care to remove residents' pets from the Sulafa Tower during a recent fire.
A tanks drives over a car during the failed coup attempt in Ankara. (AFP/File)
July 22, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
An elderly couple who stood up to tanks at the Presidential Palace were shot, but survived and said they would do it again!
Starbucks has some crazy flavors, but elephant dung isn't one of them. (Shutterstock)
July 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
False article circulating in the UAE claimed that Starbucks coffee contained elephant droppings.
Friday's coup attempt saw rogue elements of the Turkish military try to overthrow the country's democratically elected government. (Anadolu Agency)
July 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Speaking on the condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media, sources said the wounded staff captain Sadik K. and gendarmerie lieutenant Ismail D. escaped the Gulhane Military Hospital in Ankara were they were being treated.
This image depicts the American University of Beirut’s campus crawling with the cat Meowth Pokémon. (Twitter/aubmemes).
July 21, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
While fatwa no. 21,758 makes no mention of the latest iteration of game, it does list many sinful aspects of Pokemon.
A wild pidgey appears! (AFP/File)
July 20, 2016 - 13:43 GMT
A man in Beirut wandered into a secure "no camera" zone near a police station... while trying to catch pokémon!
Drivers with certain neurological conditions may have to permanently give up their licenses in Dubai. (Shutterstock)
July 20, 2016 - 10:13 GMT
In response to an epileptic driver killing two people at a McDonald's, Dubai is revoking the drivers' licenses of people with certain neurological conditions.
Dead or alive, these critters would give you the heebie-jeebies! (Courtesy photo)
July 20, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The spokesman added that smuggling animals in this manner is a violation of Sudanese law.
After the coup attempt, Erdogan is enacting sweeping reforms across the country. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2016 - 18:18 GMT
Turkey is demanding all university deans - over 1,500 people - immediately resign in the wake of Friday's attempted coup.
Young expatriate women in Oman are running into a strange visa restriction. (Shutterstock)
July 19, 2016 - 17:16 GMT
Expat women under the age of 23 are encountering online visa restrictions - and must either apply for travel visas in person, or have a parent travel with them!
The scene of the shawarma murder was captured on video. (Courtesy photo)
July 19, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
A source from Riyadh Police said an expatriate had called the police to report that their co-worker had been shot.
Emirati Saed Abdul Ghaffar al-Khouri purchased the most expensive car number-plate after in an Abu Dhabi auction in 2008. (AFP/File)
July 18, 2016 - 14:06 GMT
The purchase of unique licence number plates has grabbed headlines in both the UAE and around the world, most recently after the plate No 1 was sold for Dh18 million at an auction held in Sharjah.
A Turkish TV presenter holds up her iPhone during a FaceTime call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a coup attempt was underway. (Twitter)
July 18, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The Turkish TV presenter turned him down, saying she would rather showcase her mobile in a museum.
An Oman Air plane suffered a burst tire when it touched down in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania. (Twitter)
July 18, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
No one was injured, and initial findings showed the tire was burst due to an object on the runway.
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch (left) was murdered in an apparent honor crime by her brother. Miss Pakistan World, Anzhelika Tahir (right) called on Pakistani women to unite against such violence. (Twitter)
July 17, 2016 - 16:19 GMT
'Anyone has the right to choose what they want to do with their life,' Anzhelika Tahir said of Qandeer Baloch, who was killed by her brother in the name of 'honor.'