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June 27, 2014

The 23-year-old musician and actress made the comments on Twitter (Image: Facebook)
06:30 GMT
The Nigerian pop singer Adokiye caused a bit of a ruckus after offering militant group Boko Haram her virginity in exchange for hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls.

June 26, 2014

Hussein's poetry touched the hearts of Palestinians and non Palestinians alike. (AFP/FIle)
09:56 GMT
Rashid Hussein was one of Palestine's most influential writers.
A Saudi man got married after a joke turned into reality at a wedding reception. (Shutterstock)
08:47 GMT
A Saudi man was married after his friends dared him to walk up to an older man and ask for his daughter's hand in marriage.
Under current law, children can only receive Lebanese nationality through their fathers. (Shutterstock)
07:57 GMT
A Lebanese women's rights group organized a sit-in to protest the current laws regarding citizenship in Lebanon.
Dubai Traffic police reported 40 accidents in 2012 during the hours before Iftar (File Archive)
05:00 GMT
Dubai's police force will be handing out dates to drivers in the hours right before Iftar during Ramadan this year in an effort to "crackdown" on speeding motorists heading home to break their fasts.

June 25, 2014

Thanks to the man's dramatic antics, his poor wife is now a widow! (File)
13:06 GMT
An Egyptian man killed himself after he was unable to preform on his wedding night.
Some of the merchandise is believed to be from Indonesia (Image: Zirah Moslem)
09:56 GMT
Seemingly odd online stores have been taken down by the likes of Facebook for selling "terror" related promotional merchandise, so think again before you ask for that ISIS t-shirt for your birthday!
Doctors say education is the key to slowing the spread of HIV/AIDS. (Shutterstock)
07:27 GMT
Well equipped health centers and widespread educational programs have helped Lebanon slow the spread of HIV/AIDS.

June 24, 2014

Thirty-two percent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are girls over 12 years old (File/AFP)
12:51 GMT
The UNFPA's clinic in the Zaatari Refugee Camp delivered the 1,000th Syrian baby since it opened a year ago.
Over one million Amnesty International supporters petitioned for Ms. IIbrahim's release. (File)
12:35 GMT
A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity has been reunited with her family and will now move to the United States.
Smart phone apps have only made the online dating scene more popular. (Shutterstock)
10:04 GMT
In an effort to dodge society's watchful eye, more Lebanese singles are turning to the online dating world.
Police have drained nearby bodies of water in search of the murder weapon. (Photo courtesy of Eastnews Press Agency)
07:40 GMT
British police have begun draining three lakes in the investigation of a Saudi student who was stabbed in the UK last week.

June 23, 2014

Thousands turned up to mourn the death of Nahid Almanea. (AFP/File)
13:56 GMT
The Saudi stabbing victim has been laid to rest with thousands attending her desert funeral.
Break me off a piece of that! Iran's Alireza JahanBakhsh is a total dreamboat.
09:55 GMT
The international community is getting into the spirit and cheering on their favorite World Cup teams. Team Melli includes hot players and adoring fans. What's not to love?
The broadcaster became angry with the ambassador during an argument about the ongoing Nile dam project. (Shutterstock)
08:24 GMT
An Egyptian broadcaster has been suspended after she abruptly hung up on Ethiopia's ambassador to Cairo during an interview.