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January 12, 2015

The fatwa by Mohammad Saleh Al Minjed stated that snowman-building was a crude imitation of the west, and therefore must not be condoned. (Shutterstock)
08:30 GMT
Saudi fatwa banned building snow men, only permitting the construction of lifeless objects, such as boats, out of snow.
England's second largest city, Birmingham, is home to a mere 22 percent of Muslims. (Image: Screenshot)
08:27 GMT
Fox News at it again. The US "news" channel seemingly embarrassed itself when a terrorism "expert" on Fox News made a bizarre claim about England's second largest city being "totally Muslim". Twitter followed with the mocking hashtag #FoxNewsFacts.
The Egyptian student had announced he was an atheist on Facebook. (Photo: AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A 21-year old student has been sent to prison for announcing that he was an atheist on Facebook and for insulting Islam, AFP has reported.

January 11, 2015

The dough-slinging athletes trained for up to six hours a day! (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT
Three world champion pizza acrobats who are currently performing at Mercato in Dubai shared their secrets.
The Ministry of Heath vowed to take strict measurements against clinics caught assisting illegal immigrants in upcoming surprise inspections. (Shutterstock)
10:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health cracked down on polyclinics that are helping illegal immigrants give birth in the presence of medical professionals.
Kay Long told the self-appointed modesty volunteers that it is not up to them to decide who is a woman and who isn't. (Facebook: Kay Long)
07:30 GMT
Kay Long, a transgender woman dubbed Tel Aviv's top drag queen, was denied entry to the women's section of the Western Wall in Jerusalem by vigilante "modesty volunteers".
A Muslim man has been praised for his efforts of helping Jewish hostages to hide in a freezer. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A Muslim man has been hailed a hero after hiding Jewish hostages in a freezer to save them from a gunman.

January 10, 2015

Beach battles: Jubail residents criticize shisha-smoking beach-goers (Photo: Rolf Vennenbernd/AFP/Getty Images)
18:36 GMT
Several Saudi residents started a campaign against beach-goers who smoke shisha on Jubail's beaches
Anonymous pledges to take revenge against jihadists in #OpCharlieHebdo. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
Hacker group Anonymous pledges to avenge the Charlie Hebdo attack by shutting down jihadist websites.
Snowstorm Huda caused a fight, but no snowballs were involved! (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Snowstorm "Huda" sparked a fight between a Jordanian couple that ended in a divorce.

January 9, 2015

The father-of-two was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris. (Image: Animal New York)
14:58 GMT
Thousands of people paid tribute to the Muslim police officer Ahmed Merabet who was killed by gunmen at the Charlie Hebdo offices, with the hashtag #JeSuisAhmed.
Saudi students have been arrested by police for dangerous stunts while driving. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Undercover police officers in Saudi Arabia have arrested more than 20 students for dangerous stunts.

January 8, 2015

The late Wolinski began cartooning in 1960, eventually becoming one of the most influential cartoonists in France. (AFP/Daniel Roland)
16:00 GMT
Famous caricaturist Georges Wolinski of Tunisian descent was among the twelve killed in the terrorist attack against the Charlie Hebdo weekly news company.
The 21-year-old Lebanese porn star was branded a "disgrace" and "shameful" on Twitter. (Image: Daily Mirror)
13:22 GMT
Was it only a matter of time? Lebanese-American porn star Mia Khalifa has hit back at those unhappy at her raunchy performances and even received death threats after being ranked number one on the adult website, Pornhub.
Safe to say, smoking is hazardous for your health. (Shutterstock)
12:04 GMT
A senior Daesh commander who perviously oversaw numerous beheadings, was decapitated in eastern Syria for smoking.