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September 2, 2014

Anyone can submit art from the streets. (Photo courtesy of YourMiddleEast)
10:38 GMT
An entrepreneur is creating an app to help people navigate Istanbul's street art scene.
The fatwa has drawn harsh criticism from young Egyptians. (Shutterstock)
08:19 GMT
Egypt's top Islamic authority has prohibited online chat between unrelated men and women.
Could an Arab version of Looney Tunes characters Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck help to damage IS´s image and recruiting success? (Shutterstock).
05:00 GMT
Forget Obama´s air strikes, this is the new weapon in crushing the Islamic State.

September 1, 2014

The man had allegedly placed his mobile phone in the office toilet to film women over four months (File/Shutterstock)
13:33 GMT
Ewww creepy! A 29-year-old man was arrested by police after allegedly hiding his phone to film women in an office toilet. Dubai's police rightly charged the man with sexual assault.
The sparkling champagne includes a 24-carat edible gold leaf. (Photo courtesy of Lootah Foods)
12:46 GMT
A new drink dubbed "halal wine" has been launched in Dubai.
The religious police are off their rockers! (AFP/File)
08:49 GMT
A British man and his Saudi wife were attacked by members of the Haia, or religious police, outside of a mall in Riyadh.
Bar has not been paid for three months but continues to guard the beach. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Mohammed Bar became a life guard after his neighbor drown.

August 31, 2014

The Queen recently launched a new non-profit that offers online courses in Arabic. (AFP/File)
13:11 GMT
Her Majesty Queen Rania marks her birthday on Sunday August 31.
09:29 GMT
Dubai ruler plans 16-bedroom mansion in Scotland
Tourists visit the Sheikh Omar al-Sahrawardi Mosque in Baghdad. [AFP]
07:47 GMT
In spite of Islamic State, a Wigan travel agency reports a surge in demand for its trips to the region
George Galloway was assaulted in Notting Hill, West London, by a man who appeared to have taken exception to his controversial comments about Israel.
06:46 GMT
It was unclear whether the attacker was an Israeli, an EDL-supporter or had some other motivation for attacking the MP.

August 30, 2014

Crossing the Atlantic for a chance at a U.S. passport? (Shuttershock)
18:33 GMT
In the late stages of their pregnancies, Lebanese women are taking off on trans-Atlantic flights for their children to have a chance at American or Canadian citizenship.
The IS is currently holding a 26-year-old American aid worker whose release they've also pinned on the U.S. release of Aafia Siddiqui. (AFP/File)
08:06 GMT
Aafia Siddiqui is a Pakistani woman whose been in U.S. custody at least since 2008 serving an 86 year sentence on terror plot and attempted murder charges. Now IS has demanded her release several times in exchange for high-profile American hostage cases, including that of the late James Foley.

August 29, 2014

15:16 GMT
James Foley death: US photojournalist was waterboarded by Isis before his execution, say sources
Boycotting Israeli goods might actually affect the economy. (Shuttershock)
06:00 GMT
Economic analysts say the boycott campaign on Israeli goods could actually buoy the Palestinian economy as well.