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September 1, 2014

The religious police are off their rockers! (AFP/File)
08:49 GMT
A British man and his Saudi wife were attacked by members of the Haia, or religious police, outside of a mall in Riyadh.
Bar has not been paid for three months but continues to guard the beach. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Mohammed Bar became a life guard after his neighbor drown.

August 31, 2014

The Queen recently launched a new non-profit that offers online courses in Arabic. (AFP/File)
13:11 GMT
Her Majesty Queen Rania marks her birthday on Sunday August 31.
09:29 GMT
Dubai ruler plans 16-bedroom mansion in Scotland
Tourists visit the Sheikh Omar al-Sahrawardi Mosque in Baghdad. [AFP]
07:47 GMT
In spite of Islamic State, a Wigan travel agency reports a surge in demand for its trips to the region
George Galloway was assaulted in Notting Hill, West London, by a man who appeared to have taken exception to his controversial comments about Israel.
06:46 GMT
It was unclear whether the attacker was an Israeli, an EDL-supporter or had some other motivation for attacking the MP.

August 30, 2014

Crossing the Atlantic for a chance at a U.S. passport? (Shuttershock)
18:33 GMT
In the late stages of their pregnancies, Lebanese women are taking off on trans-Atlantic flights for their children to have a chance at American or Canadian citizenship.
The IS is currently holding a 26-year-old American aid worker whose release they've also pinned on the U.S. release of Aafia Siddiqui. (AFP/File)
08:06 GMT
Aafia Siddiqui is a Pakistani woman whose been in U.S. custody at least since 2008 serving an 86 year sentence on terror plot and attempted murder charges. Now IS has demanded her release several times in exchange for high-profile American hostage cases, including that of the late James Foley.

August 29, 2014

15:16 GMT
James Foley death: US photojournalist was waterboarded by Isis before his execution, say sources
Boycotting Israeli goods might actually affect the economy. (Shuttershock)
06:00 GMT
Economic analysts say the boycott campaign on Israeli goods could actually buoy the Palestinian economy as well.

August 28, 2014

ISIS militants recently threatened to kill Mr. Sotloff. (Image: screenshot)
11:54 GMT
The mother of American journalist Steven Sotloff has released a video pleading with the leader of ISIS to spare her son's life.
The babies were eventually handed back to their correct parents. (AFP/File)
11:36 GMT
Two babies were accidentally switched at birth at a Saudi hospital.
Because of a high unemployment rate, many young men end up on the street. (AFP/File)
09:28 GMT
In Kasserine, two childhood friends have started a breakdancing club for young boys to keep them away from extremism.
Michael Kors hosted a party Tuesday night to celebrate the opening. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT
American fashion icon Michael Kors is opening his first store in Lebanon.

August 27, 2014

The event took place on Turkey's National Victory Day. (AFP/File)
12:32 GMT
Thousands of people gathered in the Turkish capital to form a human portrait of the country's first president, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.