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December 6, 2014

Humpback whale populations in the Arabian Sea have remained almost entirely isolated for 70,000 years. (Shutterstock)
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Humpback whale populations in the Arabian Sea have remained almost entirely isolated for 70,000 years.

December 5, 2014

A video grab from the police raid shows officers arresting the woman they described as the slaying suspect. (Image: Abu Dhabi Police)
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An Emirati woman has been arrested after she reportedly murdered an American kindergarten teacher, 47, in one of the capital’s malls before planting a bomb outside the flat of another American doctor.
A 15-year-old from Montreal is accused of robbing a store of $2,200 to fund his trip to join ISIL. (AFP/File)
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Over the past two years, more than 140 Canadians have committed dozens of terror attacks and participated in jihadist groups spanning across the globe, authorities said.
Extraordinary pictures show ISIS militants piling hundreds of cartons of cigarettes, as well as a haul of alcohol, onto a bonfire and setting it alight. (Photo: Youtube)
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ISIS jihadists pictured piling up hundreds of cartons of cigarettes and bottles of expensive spirits onto a bonfire.

December 4, 2014

Siddhartha Dhar stands holding a baby in one hand and an AK-47 in the other shortly after joining ISIL. (Image: Daily Mail)
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The sister of a British national who joined ISIL pleaded for him to return during an emotional TV interview.
Palestinian Christians flocked to Jaffa for the annual Christmas tree lighting. (AFP/File)
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A time to overcome differences? Christians, Jews and Muslims came together to light Jaffa's Christmas tree this week.
Cast and crew of Speed Sisters on the Ajyal Youth Film Festival red carpet
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The Ajyal Youth Film Festival opened in Doha’s Katara Village with the pulsating documentary Speed Sisters, about the first all-women rally-racing team in the Arab world.

December 3, 2014

Thirty-four is the lucky number! Dozens of couples tied the knot in a mass wedding ceremony. (Shutterstock)
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What a cool way to get married in Dubai! Thirty-four lucky couples were able to marry in a mass wedding ceremony during the Gulf country's National Day.
Video stills from the mall show the suspect wearing an abaya, black gloves and a niqab, police say they have not yet determined the suspect's identity and gender. (AFP/File)
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Abu Dhabi police are investigating an incident in an Abu Dhabi mall bathroom where an American woman was stabbed to death by an unknown assailant in a black abaya.
Fancy taking viagra in the form of honey? Saudi Arabia now banned it. (Shutterstock)
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How about taking viagra in a sweeter way? Health officials in Saudi warned people over consuming a special honey which could increase your lovin' in the bedroom.
The gleeful father can be heard saying "If your mom were here she would never allow such an act." (YouTube)
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The gleeful father can be heard saying "If your mom were here she would never allow such an act."

December 2, 2014

The UAE was ranked as the 14th happiest country in the world in 2014. (Image: Emirates247)
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The UAE marked its 43rd National Day with a series of celebrations across the Gulf nation.
Saudi Arabia has been condemned by women's rights groups for not allowing females to drive. (AFP/File)
07:47 GMT
A Saudi activist was arrested at the UAE border for attempting to drive into the kingdom. Is it haram to drive or something?!
Yakin’s dramatic turn from muscleman to radical challenged the view of militants as poor and uneducated people. (Image: Gulf News)
07:28 GMT
Egyptian gym freak-turned-militant Islam Yakin was killed in fighting alongside the militant group ISIL in the Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
Disgruntled youth that volunteer for ISIL expressed disdain about their jobs. (AFP/File)
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The newspaper Le Figaro leaked a selection of messages sent home from young French ISIL volunteers.