November 28, 2013
Residents of besieged Ghouta, the notorious Damascus suburb that was victim to August's chemical attacks, are now forced to eat zoo animals due to the lack of food in the area.
A French appeals court, ruling in a hotly debated religious rights case, on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a Muslim daycare worker for wearing a headscarf at a creche that demanded strict neutrality from its employees.
November 27, 2013
Holy wine, Holy Grail: at the last supper, which grape variety produced the wine of blood red color?
In Israel Dr. Shivi Drori is searching through the ancient grape pips found by archeologists going back hundreds and thousands of years in an attempt to compare them with all the local grape varieties that he can find, whether they be wild or cultivated vines.
Sattar Buksh has created quite a spur amongst the audience and is looking to give people a taste of both the worlds; a place where people can have their coffee with a ‘paratha’ and with some Nutella on the side.
Nearly 28 years ago, Abdullah Al Zahrani of Saudi Arabia visited the Grand Mosque with his family. However, the Saudi family forgot one thing during their visit, or rather, it was stolen from them: their baby boy. 28 years later, an Israeli man has called the family claiming that he is indeed Zahraini's son.
A longtime Hollywood film producer, Arnon Milchan, confesses that he has spied for and helped Israel buy arms.
November 26, 2013
The documentary "5 Broken Cameras" won the International Emmy Award for Best Documentary on Monday evening.
The Palestinian town of Bethlehem, where Jesus was born, is preparing for a myriad of festive treats this Christmas season!
Egypt's FEMEN favorite Alia gets feisty on social media: Feminist flasher tackles Islam's call to prayer
Egyptian FEMEN protester Alia Al Mahdi ruffled some Salafist feathers when she rearranged the Islamic call to prayer to suit her feminist agenda - "woman is great"!
A Saudi woman has invented the first electronic Arabic coffee maker for commercial purposes, which will make it easier and faster to prepare.
November 25, 2013
The two baby lion cubs born in the Gaza Strip last week and named after Hamas missiles have died after the vaccinations they desperately needed were not allowed into the Palestinian territories.
It's probably the second oldest trade in the book, but producing and distributing pornography is still frowned upon in the UAE and you can get thrown into the slammer for partaking in this illicit business. One man in Sharjah has been stopped dead in his porno tracks.
King Tut's incest secrets: Ancient Egyptian boy pharaoh Tutankhamun was crippled...because his parents were siblings
A new book on Ancient Egyptian boy King Tutankhamun has revealed that Tut was disabled - because his parents were siblings.
A tale of two star crossed lovers caught the eye of UNHCR - they offered a 22-year-old Saudi woman who ran away to Yemen for love asylum on Monday.
Despite having a poor human rights history, Yemeni activists were able to prevent the wedding of a 12-year-old girl in a Western province.