December 1, 2014
A California couple recently acquitted from child-endangerment charges in Qatar were blocked from leaving the country.
The 44-foot replica of the city's Burj Khalifa tower was made out of 4,200 kg of Belgian chocolate, and took 1,050 hours to assemble.
Muslim men were up to 76 per cent less likely to have a job of any kind compared to white, male British Christians of the same age and with the same qualifications.
The outlet will span 14,000 square feet and will have a network of 30 individual roller coaster tracks that loop, spiral and spin around diners to deliver the menu and food to tables.
November 30, 2014
As a recent graduate of Oxford University, Lawrence spent the years 1910-1914 unearthing the remains of the Hittite empire in the ancient city of Carchemish.
The umpire collapsed during the course of the game after being hit, prompting bystanders to call medics to the scene.
Iraqi curators and specialists at the government’s Fine Art Department have slowly been able to bring together a sizable remnant of the works of Iraq’s pioneering modern artists after many pieces vanished during the widespread looting that followed the 2003 fall of Saddam Hussein.
An Iranian woman films herself defying Iran's restrictive laws against women by removing her hijab and dancing on a train in Tehran.
November 29, 2014
After issuing hunting permits to Arab royals, a Pakistani high court declared the permits illegal.
Egyptian activist Zainab al-Mahdi committed suicide earlier this month, a death many believe is a consequence of the country's harsh crack down on political activity since the ousting of popularly elected president Mohammed Morsi.
November 28, 2014
Pro-Government hacking group Syrian Electronics Army hacked several media companies' websites on Thanksgiving, including CNBC, and the Telegraph
November 27, 2014
Palestinian graphic designer Sana Jamalia launched a Facebook campaign with profile pictures displaying a stamp that say "second class citizen" in response to Israel's new proposed "Jewish state" law. Badass, don't you think?
Who needs qualifications? An Arab expat living in Saudi was caught working as an engineer for 25 years without any qualifications.
Tensions remain high in Jerusalem, yet certain Israelis and Palestinians want to highlight their strong friendships with members of the other side.
The death of Lebanon's legendary singer Sabah Wednesday drew eulogies from Lebanese officials who waxed nostalgic for Lebanon’s prewar golden age that was illustrated in Sabah’s rich music repertoire.