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December 16, 2013

Three out of the five faces on the banner are foreigners and "Egyptians" is spelled wrong in Arabic (Courtesy of Think Marketing Magazine)
07:52 GMT
Egypt's constitution committee became the heart of jokes this week when it displayed a banner at its "All Egyptians Constitution" Conference not only because the banner was misspelled, but also because three out of the five people pictured on the banner are not Egyptians as the committee's message claimed, but rather photo-shopped foreigners.
After his boss refused him to take an early midday break, the suspect allegedly attacked his boss with an iron pipe (Shutterstock)
06:09 GMT
An electrician attacked a co-worker with an iron pipe this week in Dubai after his boss refused to allow him to take an early midday break.
 Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. [AFP]
02:57 GMT
After what Netanyahu claims to be "too costly" of a trip for Israel leaders to attend Mandela's memorial service, Israel is looking out for it's next big toy, it's very own Air Force One.

December 15, 2013

"The heart for it has gone out of me: it won't come back" [mirror]
21:13 GMT
After suffering illness, well known actor, Peter O'Toole died in London at the age of 81.
Pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned in Iran for over a year. (Image courtesy of ACLJ)
06:11 GMT
The wife of an American pastor who has been imprisoned in Iran for more than a year spoke before a House subcommittee on foreign affairs Thursday in the hopes he could soon be freed.
Jordanian businessman Ziad Manasir was recently listed among the world’s top billionaires by Forbes Magazine. (Image courtesy of zanostroy.ru)
05:58 GMT
Jordanian businessman Ziad Manasir was recently listed among the world’s top billionaires by Forbes Magazine.
Supporters of Egyptian Army Chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi have accused TIME magazine of bias and "false democracy" after Pope Francis beat Sisi to the post for "Person of the Year". (AFP/File)
05:45 GMT
Supporters of Egyptian Army Chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi have accused TIME magazine of bias and "false democracy" after Pope Francis beat Sisi to the post for "Person of the Year".
Iran sent its first furry friend this year into space in January (Shutterstock)
04:00 GMT
Iran has been "monkeying around" a lot this year, in space that is.

December 14, 2013

Jordan's King Abdullah went to the streets Saturday to help residents dig their cars out from layers of snow that has trapped many people throughout the Kingdom (Courtesy of Jordan Times)
16:53 GMT
As snow continued to blanket the Jordan Saturday, residents found themselves accompanied with an unlikely companion to help dig their cars out of layers of snow around the country's capital: King Abdullah II himself.
Viber has been banned in KSA since June 2013 (Shutterstock)
15:01 GMT
Viber is back and working in Saudi Arabia, but authorities says it is still banned in the Kingdom.
This is the first time that it has snowed in Egypt in 112 years (AFP)
14:24 GMT
Pro-Morsi rallies scheduled for this past Friday in Egypt's capital saw little turnout as cold temperatures and the country's first snowfall in 112 years kept protestors at home.
The student who was struck by the sulfuric acid has been out on a 14-day sick leave (Shutterstock)
13:40 GMT
A Saudi teacher has been accused of throwing sulfuric acid on one of his students.

December 12, 2013

The youth Scrabble championship is heading to Dubai. (Image courtesy of wikimedia commons)
10:51 GMT
Forget about Christmas! The Scrabble championship is heading to Dubai for what promises to be a word-tastic festive season.
The first floating car park will service approximately 400 vehicles and will cost $12 million (Shutterstock)
06:20 GMT
Can't find a parking spot in Istanbul? Why not search for the nearest floating car garage? In Turkey's Istanbul, it may be the only way to find space for your vehicle in the congested city.
The stars have issued a new Syria appeal for UNICEF [UNICEF]
04:00 GMT
A charity video featuring a host of film stars and musicians was released by UNICEF on Wednesday to highlight the plight of children caught up in the Syrian conflict.