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September 9, 2014

Ratzon is believed to have had up to 32 wives and 49 children. (AFP/File)
11:03 GMT
An Israeli cult leader has been convicted of a number of sexual offenses.
Human rights lawyer Malek Adly denounced the prosecution's order to physically inspect the suspect as a violation of privacy and human rights. (AFP/File)
10:20 GMT
Egyptian forensics inspected seven men and found them to be "not gay."
The tumor weighed almost as much as 10 fetuses. (Shutterstock)
09:37 GMT
A woman in the UAE thought she was pregnant but when she went to the doctor it turned out to be a tumor.
The Toastmasters organization is aimed at improving speaking and leadership skills and has over 14,650 clubs in 126 countries (Shutterstock).
05:00 GMT
Arabs get internationally recognized for the amazing talkers we are!

September 8, 2014

Summer 2014 has seen the introduction of new beer brands, styles and tastes (Image: Daily Star)
09:14 GMT
Beer lovers in Lebanon are in for a drinking treat during the 22nd annual Beer Festival. Definitely time for a cold one!
Oh dear: $4.6 million worth of counterfeit viagra and cosmetics were found by police (File/Shutterstock)
08:34 GMT
Dubai authorities seized $4.6 million worth of counterfeit weight loss drugs, viagra and cosmetics in a raid of two warehouses.
Aqsa Mahmoud from Glasgow was one of many British nationals who joined the Islamic State (Image: Facebook)
07:42 GMT
They extremism comes in many forms; British nationals who joined terrorist group IS are apparently operating a police force that punishes women for being 'un-Islamic".
The Lebanese man had more than 27,000 shots covering over 100 years of cultural and political history. (Photo courtesy of Kickstarter)
05:00 GMT
A London-based artist recently discovered that a homeless Lebanese photographer had a collection of over 27,000 shots that document Lebanese history.

September 7, 2014

Taking his paw in marriage: The dog decided to have a K9 nap instead (Image: Daily Mail)
13:10 GMT
An 18-year-old Indian teen had a ruff wedding when she married a dog to apparently ward of evil spirits in her village.
12:27 GMT
20 MPs call for criminalising sexual harassment, imposing harsher punishment
There is no accurate figure of how many people ISIS beheaded but it's likely to be high (Image: Sword History)
12:11 GMT
Apparently, Saudi Arabia beheaded 113 people in a 21-month period between James Foley's capture and his killing on August 19. How many people did ISIS behead in the same period?
 Egyptian heiress Enayat Younes. [Facebook]
07:23 GMT
According to sources, Harry also made a play for Egyptian heiress Enayat Younes – pictured above in a yellow Big Bird hat – after spotting the girl in a Spanish nightclub.
The 11 men were arrested on charges of unlawful assembly and use of a uniform in public (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT
German police officers arrested 11 men dubbed the "Sharia police" for attempting to enforce Sharia law in the city of Wuppertal.

September 6, 2014

Before the IS's June insurgency in Iraq, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, wasn't everyone's favorite political party. These days, they've become the driving force in the fight against IS. (AFP/MUSTAFA OZER)
06:00 GMT
From the Independent's i100, here's a few basics on an army that went from having a semi-stained world reputation, to being an international superhero this year. Meet the PKK!

September 5, 2014

Disillusioned and tired of war, some British IS fighters are searching for a way back to Britain. But how should the Uk proceed? (AFP/File)
17:27 GMT
After being 'disillusioned' with fighting abroad, some Britons in Syria are asking the UK to let them come home.