April 26, 2013
Lovers against all odds: Lebanese government approves first ever civil marriage administered in Lebanon
Lebanese Interior Minister signs first ever civil marriage conducted in Lebanon after the the Lebanese Supreme Council in the Ministry of Justice took an unanimous decision in February to consider legal all civil marriages conducted in Lebanon by people that do not have any religious affiliation.
April 25, 2013
Bolting the stable door after the drugged up horse has bolted? Godolphin on "lock down" after doping scandal
The UK stables of Dubai-owned horse racing giants Godolphin are on "lock down" after a doping scandal that could be the worse in British horse racing history.
A 62 year old man went against the grain of usual drug hiding places when he hid his 25kg stash in a sand dune.
While Saudi remains the only Gulf country to have a Thursday-Friday weekend, it might be about to leave its isolation to join neighbors, as well as the global community by sharing Saturday off. Saudi Arabia’s consultative Shura Council this 'week' voted to change the weekend from Thursday-Friday to Friday-Saturday.
Iranian men from the country’s Kurdish community are championing women’s rights in a rather peculiar fashion, by dressing in women’s clothes.
April 24, 2013
Antoine Shakhtoura defended decision to shut down the Ghost nightclub, despite criticism from the club's management
Two naked Grecian statues have proved too much of an eyeful for Qatar, who have returned them during an ongoing nudity dispute.
Dubai's Sheikh left red-faced after world famous trainer slapped with disciplinary inquiry. Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni will face the music at a British Horseracing Authority hearing after steroids were found in samples taken from 11 UK-based horses.
An unusually large bottom caught the eye of customs officers at Dubai International Airport, who found the plump posterior highly suspicious.
April 23, 2013
Rare leather fragments uncovered recently in the depths of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square will help Egyptologists to solve the mystery of the Pharaohs’ leather chariots.
The pair of newly launched web radio stations are being funded by the National Youth Observatory in an attempt to include young Tunisians in national debate
Boys stabbed in the neck in one of the recent attacks, as more students turn to violence to settle disputes
UAE residents are investing heavily in personal care including skin whitening creams and hair products.
April 22, 2013
Bandar Hajjar has vowed to act after a number of complaints relating to bad service
In an effort to boost the country’s population, 150,000 Iranian health officers have been deployed in a house-to-house mission to urge couples to have more children.