November 15, 2013
Lady Gaga was given a free ticket to be the first recording artist to sing in space during a Virgin Galactic flight in 2015 as part of the Zero G Colony festival event.
With over one million views and growing, the song "Jazawat" pokes fun at the Saudi government for deporting its illegal workers.
November 14, 2013
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority is reviewing a proposal to require new drivers to wear a badge of honor in the form of a sticker on their vehicle.
A Saudi woman graduates from police academy in Dubai becoming the fist female Saudi cop.
Father is still on the loose after killing both of his children for watching TV instead of doing homework.
Oops! Children's book pulled from shelves after publishers say they forgot to include Israel in map illustration
Educational publishing company Scholastic will be pulling one of its children's books from shelves this week when readership-and publishers-realized they "forgot" to include Israel in a map illustration
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that the polio that has crippled at least 13 children in Syria originated in Pakistan.
November 13, 2013
Homer Simpson scales the Burj Khalifa in a new episode of the iconic cartoon "The Simpsons".
American celeb Jennifer Lopez has a new mini-me Barbie coming out -- and it will be dressed in a replica of the Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad gowns she has worn on the red carpet.
For those into 'the bling' and with a few extra million to spare, a visit to Dubai Mall Wednesday to see the world's most expensive car might be a great solution to empty those heavy wads of cash in your pockets. The 500kg solid block of gold, with an equally heavy price tag estimated at $7.4 million (Dh27million) will be on display Wednesday.
November 12, 2013
A Reuters poll explores the best and worst picks for places for women to live in the Middle East.
Two members of The Yellow Dogs, an Iranian musical group, were killed in a dispute with a member of another band in New York on Monday, in what police are labelling as a murder-suicide.
In an eerie replay of the incident that set off the Arab Spring, a 32-year-old man from a poor neighborhood of Tunis set himself on fire.
Studies are now being done to test for similar strains of the virus between man and camel. If found, this wouldbe there first of its kind.
November 11, 2013
A Kenyan runner by the name of William Kipsang snatched up the gold medal at the Beirut 2013 International Marathon on Sunday.