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December 1, 2014

Pictured are Matthew and Grace Huang of Los Angeles, the couple stranded in Doha's Hamad International Airport. (AFP/File)
15:47 GMT
A California couple recently acquitted from child-endangerment charges in Qatar were blocked from leaving the country.
The monumental edible will be up for two weeks. (Twitter)
09:19 GMT
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.
Britain's Muslim women were up to 65 percent less likely to be employed than their white Christian counterparts. (Shutterstock)
06:30 GMT
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 restaurant also provides guests with an option to order from handheld devices. (Image: Roller Coaster Restaurant)
05:00 GMT
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

T.E. Lawrence (left) in Carchemish in 1913. (Wikimedia Commons)
13:00 GMT
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.
Umpire Hillel Oscar was a former member and captain of Israel's national team. (Shutterstock)
08:55 GMT
The umpire collapsed during the course of the game after being hit, prompting bystanders to call medics to the scene.
Salam Atta Sabri, director of the National Museum of Modern Art, walks a visitor through the collection. (Image: Asharq Al-Awsat)
08:26 GMT
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.
Pictured is the woman who runs the Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women Facebook page, Masih Alinejad. (Photo courtesy of The Independent)
05:00 GMT
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

Originally hailing from North Africa, the houbara bustard is a small-to-medium size bird, which is also found in southern parts of Baluchistan. (AFP/File)
16:18 GMT
After issuing hunting permits to Arab royals, a Pakistani high court declared the permits illegal.
Attempts at sit-in demonstrations and street protests by young activists in Egypt have been met by harsh government crack downs since the 2013 ousting of president Mohammed Morsi. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
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

Turkey with a side of hacking this year. (Image: Twitter)
14:39 GMT
Pro-Government hacking group Syrian Electronics Army hacked several media companies' websites on Thanksgiving, including CNBC, and the Telegraph

November 27, 2014

Sana Jamalia launched a Facebook campaign with stamps on profile pictures, which say "second class citizen" in response to Israel's new law. (Image: Facebook)
10:21 GMT
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?
The expat had been working for a engineering consultation office when his sneaky background was discovered. (Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT
Who needs qualifications? An Arab expat living in Saudi was caught working as an engineer for 25 years without any qualifications.
Israeli, Palestinian and foreign swimming coaches teach side by side at the YMCA pool. (Image: Your Middle East)
07:00 GMT
Tensions remain high in Jerusalem, yet certain Israelis and Palestinians want to highlight their strong friendships with members of the other side.
Famed Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, whose seven-decade career made her one of the Arab world's best-known entertainers, died on November 26, 2014 at the age of 87. (AFP/Patrick Baz)
04:00 GMT
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.