August 7, 2014
Drivers of a private online chauffeur service in Dubai earned over Dh45,000 in tips thanks to a unique initiative launched during Ramadan.
August 6, 2014
A play in Saudi Arabia was suspended because a male character dressed up as a woman, which was deemed against Islam in the conservative kingdom. C'mon guys, lighten up!
A video posted on YouTube of a man severely beating a child in an Egyptian orphanage has caused worldwide outrage after it went viral.
Saudi men wishing to marry foreigners now face tougher regulations, as Saudi men wanting to marry foreign women should first obtain the consent of the government and submit marriage applications through official channels.
A new report has revealed that supporters and members of Jihadist groups, such as “ Al Qaida” and “ISIS,” prefer to use Androids to IOS!
August 5, 2014
You can now "Bomb Gaza" in a phone app: Google Play pressured to remove controversial game from site
Google faced a backlash for continuing to allow a game called "Bomb Gaza" to be downloaded by Android users. IDF wannabes definitely seem like the target audience!
Two men were jailed for five years and faced a hefty fine for sexually assaulting a woman in Kuwait. The victim was raped in her apartment after holding a dinner party.
Scandal rocks Saudi where men are up in arms over a female broadcaster reading the news without... a veil!
State-owned news network Al Ekhbariya has stirred a bit of controversy in Saudi Arabia after a female presenter, Rima Rikhawi, read the news without a veil, testing the conservative boundaries of the country.
'Israel you're weak': Anonymous hacktivists strike Mossad and the Jewish state where it hurts (online)
Anonymous hacktivists have once again attacked Israeli websites in protest against Tel Aviv’s onslaught against the Gaza Strip.
August 4, 2014
Not a solution for peace: Fox News lands its rowdy anchor Sean Hannity in Israel post Brand-spat series
Controversial news hawk Sean Hannity embarked to Israel days after his Russell Brand rants. Let's just say, Palestinians won't be pleased to see him!
Gaza war made me fat! Israeli blogger counts calories from a 'stressful' war driving her to the chocolate stash
With children dropping like flies in Gaza, some are counting calories over death tolls, distressed that they are unable to resist turning to chocolate for comfort. An Israeli blogger made the internet hate her after writing about the war's 'stressful' effect on her waistline.
Growing up in a war zone can't be easy but one six-year-old boy said he dressed up as a journalist "to survive".
A nurse has been jailed for life for possessing a tiny quantity of methamphetamine that was discovered in her underwear.
August 3, 2014
Be careful what you tweet! Spreading wrong information or even a dodgy conspiracy theory online could result in a jail term or $272 million fine according to UAE laws.
Amid Britain's ongoing debate about "British values", the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Williams has announced that Islam not only restores British values, but that the values need to be more universal.