August 20, 2014
Simin Behbahani passed away at age 87.
Dubai has been ranked seventh on the list of the world's most influential cities.
A new microbrewery in a small Lebanese town is built of recycled materials.
August 19, 2014
Who says love can't conquer all? Hardline extremists chanting "death to Arabs" protested outside the wedding of an Israeli woman and Palestinian man, but the happy couple didn't let it ruin the day!
An elderly woman in Dubai was evicted from a hotel after she didn't let staff in to clean her room during her two-month stay.
Residents in Dubai have been complaining about leaflets being placed on their cars. Not just any leaflets though; raunchy massage parlour ones!
Can you never catch a cab when you need it? Those times are over for this lucky country...
August 18, 2014
A Saudi businesswoman was jailed and given 50 lashes for speaking out against the religious police.
The UN helped and paid for three couples to be married in joint ceremonies in Gaza during the five-day ceasefire, bringing a rare moment of happiness to the families involved.
A 53-year-old German who has 453 body piercings was denied entry without reason in Dubai. Perhaps he set off too many metal detectors at the airport!
From petty criminal and feckless father to jihadist: Briton's journey from London estate to an Isis fighter - and how it ensnared 'jihottie' who smuggled cash in her knickers
August 17, 2014
This preacher thinks voyeurism is OK! Egyptian cleric issues fatwa stating men can watch potential wives shower
One of the most bizarre fatwas yet! An Egyptian preacher issued a decree stating that men could watch women shower, but only if their intention was "pure" to marry.
A Saudi man was found dead by police after being killed by a donkey that he tried to rape.
A slick PR move or just another ISIS hoax? Images have begun circulating online of alleged ISIS passports being issued to give the so-called Islamic State further legitimacy.
A gigantic dead turtle is not what Sidon beachgoers were expecting Saturday morning, but the recurrence of such a disturbing sight is raising concerns for the migrant population of turtles in south Lebanon.