May 18, 2014
FIFA President Sepp Blatter admitted to Swiss television channel RTS that the decision to have Qatar host the 2022 World Cup was a "mistake" due to summer heat.
Green dining: Ever wanted to try a salad freshly picked from the garden? Now you can do in Lebanon's first eatery where everything is 100% organic including the geese roaming around the property!
May 17, 2014
The kindness of a tweet: Thousands of Saudis flock to hospital with gifts after lonely, paralyzed patient tweets for visitors
The most retweeted message in Saudi Arabia's social media history made hearts melt as it was from a lonely patient who hadn't been visited by family in months. In true kindness, thousands flocked to meet him.
May 16, 2014
With a very odd justification, a Saudi man divorced his wife after she sent him a video of her driving - something that is banned in the Kingdom.
May 15, 2014
Danny Glover and other actors featured in a US documentary on a prominent social justice activist protested the film's screening at a Tel Aviv festival this week, announcing their support for the cultural boycott of Israel.
Meet Speed Sisters: the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East!
A photo circulated online Wednesday appeared to show a pro-Bashar Assad election campaign tent built from UNCHR materials and possibly even tents.
A survey commissioned by the Anti-Defamation League, based in New York, says one in four adults worldwide are "deeply infected with anti-Semitic attitudes."
May 14, 2014
An auction in Saudi Arabia has been criticized online as "wasting money" after three Arabic coffee pots sold for $24,000 each.
When a bike path was painted by an eco-friendly NGO in Beirut, the city's municipality wasn't too thrilled and has ordered it to be removed. What's all the fuss about?
Women in Saudi Arabia can get access to pills that will lead to an abortion by sending a Twitter message to a female doctor.
Throw your hijabs in the air like you just don't care! Thousands of Iranian women ditch their hijabs on Facebook
A Facebook page started by journalist Masih Alinejad has started a trend across Iran of women posing for photos without their hijabs for what they say is liberation.
May 13, 2014
A new study by a professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics suggests that Islamic political control can lead to an increase in female education and a decrease in child marriages.
After the Culture Ministry prohibited his book from being published, Iranian author turned to Facebook to share his work.
"The Christians are taking over Jerusalem"! Orthodox Jews get their Torah in a twist over the Pope's visit
Over 200 Orthodox Jews protested in Jerusalem Monday, objecting to Pope Francis' planned visit, later in May, to the Cenacle, the site believed to have been the location of Jesus Christ's Last Supper.