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October 19, 2014

Combining faith and fashion by challenging what it means to dress conservatively, women wearing the hijab are challenging the traditional notions of conservative Islamic attire. (File/AFP)
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Muslim women worldwide that wear the Islamic headscarf, also known as a hijab, who want to be fashion-conscious, had to get creative.

October 18, 2014

Looks like the camel was eager to show its friendlier side (File/Shutterstock)
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A camel selfie went viral after it was snapped in the moment by three friends in Giza, Egypt, and turned out to be picture perfect.

October 17, 2014

Women gather to share stories of their experiences and information on the latest medical treatments for breast cancer. (File/AFP)
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Women's foundations gather to raise awareness of breast cancer in October

October 16, 2014

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism and Culture Authority is roping in tour operators and hospitality groups to offer tailor-made packages. (AFP/File)
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Abu Dhabi is poised to become a leading destination for Halal Tourism, a fast emerging concept in the tourism industry.
Turns out, the Arabic inscriptions found on several Turkish Airlines' planes were the works of a holy person, not IS (File/AFP)
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Turkish Airlines is at the centre of an investigation after Arabic prayer inscriptions found of several of its planes were mistaken for an Islamic State security breach.
The total number of hungry people around the world is down by 37 million, but there are still 805 million people who are not meeting their nutritional needs in order to have a healthy life.
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Despite progress made in many countries, there are still 805 million people who are not meeting their nutritional needs
In January, the Moroccan government amended a law that allowed rapists to marry their victims and avoid prosecution, rights groups say further reforms are still needed to protect victims. (AFP/File)
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A two-year-old Moroccan child died of internal injuries after being raped by her uncle. The case follows calls for reform earlier this year for harsher and more exacting punishments for child rapists in the country.

October 15, 2014

The artist was offered one million euros for her hand-painted Porsche. (Photo courtesy of Arabia.com)
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A Saudi artist and graphic designer has received several tempting offers for her hand-painted car, which was the first Arab automobile to be exhibited at a prestigious vehicle exhibition in France.
Dutch prosecutors have defended the biker's right to fight IS. (Photo courtesy of Twitter)
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Members of a notorious Dutch motorcycle gang have traveled to Syria to help Kurdish fighters in their battle against IS militants.
The man reports that he was not informed of his wife's "condition" before the marriage. (Shutterstock)
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A man in Dubai was granted a divorce because his wife is supposedly possessed by an evil genie.
Pricey monkey business: Each monkey was worth $14,429 according to the owner (File/Shutterstock)
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An 18-year-old has been tried in a UAE court for allegedly stealing six monkeys from a farm in Al Khawaneej, although the culprit denied all accusations. Have a banana.

October 14, 2014

“To Our Countries”, the video bringing ears and joy to Arabs across the globe. [Youtube]
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If you have not seen this gut-wrenching video yet, YOU SHOULD. Drop everything, hit the play button and enjoy a rare combination of beauty, talent and power.
Her family has tried to dissuade their daughter but to no avail. (Shutterstock)
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A girl in Saudi Arabia believes she can give birth to a son through a miracle.
A recent survey revealed that 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced some form of sexual harassment. (AFP/File)
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A new documentary aims to foster a discussion on the problem of sexual harassment.
The initiative will send daily reports to decision makers that will enable them to monitor the types of government services that people are most happy about. (Shutterstock)
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Dubai launched on Saturday a unique initiative called the ‘Happiness Meter’ to measure the happiness and satisfaction of the public.