January 8, 2015
A senior Daesh commander who perviously oversaw numerous beheadings, was decapitated in eastern Syria for smoking.
Muslim leaders and community figures in America condemned a deadly attack on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo.
Westerners arrested for sex under trees, on beaches, and in taxis: why are so many ex pats jailed for indecent crimes?
Iran has seen an increased interest in the art of dance, as more and more people participate in underground classes despite the risk of breaking the country's strict morality code.
After 12 people were killed at the headquarters of satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, news broke that the suspects were French-Algerian. Could this create further tension for Muslims and Arabs in Europe?
January 7, 2015
Ho ho ho! President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi attended a Coptic Christmas mass on Tuesday to show solidarity with Egypt's Christian community.
Saudi authorities arrested thousands of beggars this year in an attempt to end the illegal practice in the country's capital. Police confiscated paraphernalia such as artificial limbs and crutches used by the beggars to elicit sympathy from Riyadh residents.
Germany's Cologne Cathedral turned off the lights in protest against thousands of anti-Muslim demonstrators.
This year, over 100 cars will be given away as part of the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival.
With heavy snowfall expected to dump on the Middle East this week, Arabs get ready to brave another frosty winter season.
January 6, 2015
Indiana Jones eat your heart out! Archaeologists allegedly discover site of Jesus’s trial in Jerusalem
Archaeologists in Jerusalem have allegedly uncovered the remains of King Herod's palace where the trial of Jesus could have taken place.
One of Lebanon's best eco-friendly NGOs, the Beirut Green Project, has launched a campaign to increase urban landscapes and parks in Beirut. Time to recycle some ideas!
Can Saudi Arabia become stricter if it tries? Apparently so after the kingdom's national airline allegedly announced it planned to separate males and females on flights.
In the second deadliest year for the profession since 2012, an annual report from Geneva-based Press Emblem reported at least 138 journalists in 32 countries were killed in 2014.
January 5, 2015
Jazz is so cool! Especially when British-Israeli musician Gilad Atzmon lashed out at the US for voting against the Palestinian statehood bid at the UN.