November 14, 2013
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.
UAE announced its support with $10 million in offerings to the Philippines in efforts to assist in the recent typhoon damage.
Chief of all Pakistan Private Schools has announced a ban on Malala Yousafzai's book claiming it to be anti-Islamic in nature.
November 10, 2013
Martin Weekes, the father of three triplets who died in a fire in a Qatari mall last year, has slammed drinks mega-giant Coca Cola for a new "Burn on" ad campaign erected near the site of the blaze.
Jordan was recently ranked 88 out of 142 global countries in the 2013 Legatum Prosperity Index.
After halting a wedding party in the Syrian town of Aleppo, Al Qaeda leader asks man in charge of wedding to only cite Qur'an verses at future events.