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October 13, 2014

The Kuwaiti father, described to have a "low IQ", stabbed his daughter 13 times in the neck (Shutterstock).
18:38 GMT
A Kuwaiti father killed his daughter in the UK for using her cell phone, before stabbing himself in the stomach.
The new ambulances will be able to travel up to 300km/h (Image: Gulf News)
11:01 GMT
Ever want to go to the hospital in style? Well you can in Dubai after authorities have decided to introduce a Lotus and two Ford Mustangs to the ambulance collection.
Samra Kesinovic (left), and her friend Sabina Selimovic headed to Syria in April and joined IS (Image: Facebook)
09:14 GMT
Two teenage girls from Austria who married IS fighters upon their arrival to Syria now want to return home, but it won't be so easy.
There is no written law that explicitly states that women cannot drive yet women are unable to obtain drivers licenses in Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
09:13 GMT
A group of Saudi women have launched a new campaign to be allowed to drive their cars.
Too good to be true? Some on social media were skeptical. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Thousands of men responded to a wealthy Saudi woman's tweet for marriage!

October 12, 2014

Assaf also released a tribute song to Gaza during the Israeli offensive in July, which garnered more than 1.5 million hits on YouTube. (AFP/File)
14:23 GMT
Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf released a video calling for the siege of Gaza to be lifted, garners more YouTube love.
The pictures show hot young Iranians lounging by their poolsides (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
13:47 GMT
A social media account documenting the lives of Iran's purported rich youth has been shut down
The 15-year-old girl was one of hundreds of Yazidi women who were kidnapped following the IS siege on Mount Sinjar. She's since escaped and been reunited with some surviving family members in n. Iraq. (AFP/FIle)
10:25 GMT
After being kidnapped by Islamic State militants following the siege of Mount SInjar, a 15-year-old Yazidi girl speaks out for the first time, tells of being sold to two different husbands and escaping each.
A Pittsburgh restaurant with a Palestinian menu finds itself in deep hummus with the local Jewish community (Image: Shutterstock).
04:00 GMT
Jews in Pittsburgh are in a pickle over a restaurant's Palestinian menu.

October 11, 2014

Yusra Hussien's family fears the UK teen was brainwashed by online jihadis.
09:43 GMT
The aunt of a missing 15-year-old schoolgirl who is thought to have been radicalised online before travelling to Syria says powerful jihadists are 'brainwashing' British teenagers through the internet.
Google Street View is using a camel to map the Liwa desert in Abu Dhabi (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Who says you need the latest technology to achieve results? Google Street View is now using a camel called Raffia to map the Liwa desert in Abu Dhabi.

October 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai was critically injured in October 2012, when she was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan (File/AFP)
11:32 GMT
Pakistan's 17-year-old children's rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday.
Oh goodness, I just woke up like this! (Image/Twitter)
05:30 GMT
Like the #nomakeupselfie, #WakeUpCall is basically just another excuse to get crazy with the Instagram filter. You know, "for charity."

October 9, 2014

The child, pictured with his father, was believed to have been killed fighting alongside the Islamic State (Image: YouTube screenshot)
11:47 GMT
Islamic State supporters have circulated images on social media allegedly of the youngest foreign fighter, aged 10 years old, to be killed in battle alongside the extremist group.
A Saudi boy stabbed his 18-months old sister in the neck and chest after watching sheep being slaughtered during Eid al-Adha.
09:46 GMT
A Saudi boy stabbed his 18-months old sister in the neck and chest after watching sheep being slaughtered during Eid al-Adha.