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October 7, 2014

Amal is forever immortalized as a Simpson cartoon. (AFP/File)
07:22 GMT
When you've reached Simpson dimensions, you've made it big! Lebanese lawyer gets sketched Marge-style into a cartoon strip by one artist who has imagined her in all her Simpson glory!
An advertisement encouraging breast feeding (Courtesy of Sikhnet.com).
05:00 GMT
Tunisia is facing a breast feeding crisis that will last a generation or more.

October 6, 2014

Gone Girl star, Ben Affleck, called Bill Maher's views on Islam "gross and racist" (File/AFP)
15:31 GMT
When HBO presenter Bill Maher criticized Muslims on his talk show, he wasn't expecting an earful on prejudice or indeed Islamophobia from Hollywood actor, Ben Affleck.
The woman was allegedly stealing personal items from cars outside her kid's school. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A woman in the U.S. caught stealing sunglasses from cars in a parking lot reportedly told police she was searching for Islamic State terrorists.

October 5, 2014

RP left a dead-end job in Kentucky for a teaching gig in Palestine, and found himself turning to hip-hop as an outlet.
08:19 GMT
Kentucky native and independent rapper "RP" quit his minimum-wage job in America and went to Palestine as an English teacher. But something happened during his Nablus days. The people he met, the things he saw, and the music he made, would change his life forever.
World, meet #MuslimApologies, the answer to IS, and Islamaphobia.
05:00 GMT
As a way to combat Islamaphobia in the West, Muslims in the West launch #MuslimApologies as a way to stand up against both the Islamic State and heightened discrimination it brings non-extremists.

October 4, 2014

Businessman Nishant Narayanan uses his laptop bag to carry around his eight cell phones (File/Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
For some people one cell phone is enough. But for Dubai business man Nishant Narayanan who owns an advertising company, he can't survive without all eight of his.

October 3, 2014

A Muslim family arrives at Mount Arafat to pray, October 2nd, 2014 (File/AFP)
12:21 GMT
Over two million Hajj pilgrims flocked to the holy Mount Arafat to pray and ask for forgiveness from God Friday.
Yas Mall will host over 400 international brands. (Photo courtesy of Aldar Properties)
05:00 GMT
Spanish racing champ Carolos Sainz Jr. takes a spin through Abu Dhabi's Yas Mall.

October 2, 2014

This general view shows Muslim pilgrims arriving for a prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, home of the cube-shaped Kaaba or "House of God" that Muslims believe was built by Abraham 4,000 years ago, on September 30, 2014 . [AFP]
09:55 GMT
Pilgrims march to Mina as journey of faith begins.
Muslim men are allowed to have up to four wives, while women are banned from polyandry (File/AFP)
09:22 GMT
A Somali woman was stoned to death earlier this week for polyandry. Radical group Al Shabab didn't like the idea of her having more than one hubby so they had to kill her.
The old lady was touched by her robber's story and gave him the “extra” money to treat his mother. [Shutterstock]
08:53 GMT
An elderly Saudi woman catches her thief as he was trying to make a getaway from her home with 3 thousand Saudi Riyals, and offers him 5 thousand extra Riyals for his attempted crime!
Palestinian woman in Gaza.
07:31 GMT
With the exception of Japan, the top 10 countries were all in Western Europe, North America and Australasia, with Afghanistan, Mozambique, Jordan and the Occupied Palestinian Territories coming bottom.
Iraqi Air Force. [AFP]
06:58 GMT
Air drop blunder sees water, food and ammunition intended for besieged Iraqi soldiers delivered to ISIS militants by mistake.
Scholars and other pilgrims are not pleased with the "touristy behavior." (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Selfie lovers are swarming to the Two Holy Mosques and angering some fellow Hajj goers.