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October 9, 2014

The child, pictured with his father, was believed to have been killed fighting alongside the Islamic State (Image: YouTube screenshot)
11:47 GMT
Islamic State supporters have circulated images on social media allegedly of the youngest foreign fighter, aged 10 years old, to be killed in battle alongside the extremist group.
A Saudi boy stabbed his 18-months old sister in the neck and chest after watching sheep being slaughtered during Eid al-Adha.
09:46 GMT
A Saudi boy stabbed his 18-months old sister in the neck and chest after watching sheep being slaughtered during Eid al-Adha.
No more waxing. [Twitter]
07:54 GMT
First it was #Bendgate, now iPhone 6 users are claiming their phones are pulling their hair out! #Hairgate
Scotland Yard said the raids were linked to 'Islamist related terrorism.
05:00 GMT
'Oi lads I smell war': What medical student dubbed The Surgeon tweeted hours before his arrest in Jihadi terror raid

October 8, 2014

The Kurds are out gunned and, in some instances, have resorted to turning tractors and other farm equipment into armored vehicles. (Photo courtesy of Daily Mail)
13:11 GMT
These feisty grannies are taking matters into their own hands to defend their people.
The eleven-year-old Mohammad al-Mir received an impressive, record breaking score. (Photo courtesy of Daily Star)
10:44 GMT
A sixth grade Lebanese boy came in first place in an international junior mental calculation competition in Germany, beating dozens of participants from more than 40 countries.
Since the decree was issued, most journalists have fled IS-controlled areas. (AFP/File)
08:44 GMT
IS militants have reportedly issued a media decree in the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor, in which journalists must refer stories to the self-proclaimed press office for approval and swear allegiance to the Islamic State.
Crimes against Emirati nationals in London - including at the Cumberland Hotel - startled the UAE. (Image: Guoman Hotels)
04:00 GMT
Philip Spence has admitted to three counts of grievous bodily harm, but said he was not trying to kill anyone.

October 7, 2014

Amal is forever immortalized as a Simpson cartoon. (AFP/File)
07:22 GMT
When you've reached Simpson dimensions, you've made it big! Lebanese lawyer gets sketched Marge-style into a cartoon strip by one artist who has imagined her in all her Simpson glory!
An advertisement encouraging breast feeding (Courtesy of Sikhnet.com).
05:00 GMT
Tunisia is facing a breast feeding crisis that will last a generation or more.

October 6, 2014

Gone Girl star, Ben Affleck, called Bill Maher's views on Islam "gross and racist" (File/AFP)
15:31 GMT
When HBO presenter Bill Maher criticized Muslims on his talk show, he wasn't expecting an earful on prejudice or indeed Islamophobia from Hollywood actor, Ben Affleck.
The woman was allegedly stealing personal items from cars outside her kid's school. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A woman in the U.S. caught stealing sunglasses from cars in a parking lot reportedly told police she was searching for Islamic State terrorists.

October 5, 2014

RP left a dead-end job in Kentucky for a teaching gig in Palestine, and found himself turning to hip-hop as an outlet.
08:19 GMT
Kentucky native and independent rapper "RP" quit his minimum-wage job in America and went to Palestine as an English teacher. But something happened during his Nablus days. The people he met, the things he saw, and the music he made, would change his life forever.
World, meet #MuslimApologies, the answer to IS, and Islamaphobia.
05:00 GMT
As a way to combat Islamaphobia in the West, Muslims in the West launch #MuslimApologies as a way to stand up against both the Islamic State and heightened discrimination it brings non-extremists.

October 4, 2014

Businessman Nishant Narayanan uses his laptop bag to carry around his eight cell phones (File/Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
For some people one cell phone is enough. But for Dubai business man Nishant Narayanan who owns an advertising company, he can't survive without all eight of his.