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October 24, 2013

Activists launched a campaign "Day of Female Driving" encouraging women to drive on Saturday.
19:31 GMT
Saudi women go for a spin in an attempt to flout Saudi Arabia's ban on female driving.
Bulgarian belly-dancers performing to raise funds for Syrian refugees
11:58 GMT
Bulgarian dancers perform at an Arabic resturant to allocate funds for Syrian refugees
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, leave with their son Prince George of Cambridge following his Christening by the Archbishop of Canterbury (R) at Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace. Baby George was christened using holy water from the Jordan River. (AFP)
09:54 GMT
George, the bouncing baby prince of England and son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, was christened in London on Wednesday using water from the Jordan River.
Religion dictates that the Kingdom is dry country where booze-fueled shenanigans are "generally" unheard of. [polopoly]
07:32 GMT
Four women and six men arrested in Saudi for possible prostitution charges.
Other mafia members linked to Ndrangheta were previously arrested by authorities in France and Italy (Courtesy of France 24)
05:00 GMT
An Italian mafia boss accused of crimes including theft, extortion and money laundering was arrested in Dubai International airport this week.

October 23, 2013

Expat woman in Dubai divorces husband over "abnormal" sexual demands. [rt.com]
14:15 GMT
A second wife was granted divorce after she complained that her husband had sex with her and his first wife at the same time.
The "White Widow" writes a an ode to Osama Bin Laden during her life on the run. [independent.ie]
10:39 GMT
British terror suspect , the "White Widow", write a love poem to Osama Bin Laden honoring his legacy and urging continuation of instilling terror into Kufar (non-Muslims)
Burnings are common when a girl breaches a formal contract of family honor. [hdwallpapers]
08:49 GMT
Fifteen year old Yemeni girl burned for meeting with her fiance.
Rihanna on stage in Tel Aviv - all she sees is Palestine. (Instagram)
08:34 GMT
Courter of controversy Rihanna may have ruffled some feathers in her Tel Aviv concert when she sang to the crowd that "all I see is Palestine".
Bassem Youssef was previously arrested in March for allegedly insulting Morsi, denigrating Islam and spreading false news with the aim of disrupting public order (Courtesy of YouTube)
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Political satirist Bassem Youssef, often called the "Jon Stewart of Egypt," is scheduled to return to his host chair on his television show Friday following a three-month hiatus. The comedian laughs at calls from the government telling him to be "impartial," responding that he expects al-Sisi's supporters to be against his show as much as Morsi loyalists were during the former president's reign.

October 22, 2013

Saudi Arabia divorce rate ranks second highest among GCC countries [muslimvillage.com]
14:06 GMT
Divorce is on the rise in Saudi Arabia with almost three divorces cases every hour.
Most would find this shot of Amman beautiful. It seems there are some who find it ghastly.
09:59 GMT
'UCityGuides presents the essential information about the ultimate urban destinations' and apparently finds it their duty to call cities out on being plain ugly. Our American who lives in Amman begs to differ.
The "First Step Iraq" dance crew were formed as a part of a collaboration between the US Embassy in Baghdad and the YES Academy, which promotes the arts in Iraq. (Image via First Step Iraq)
09:55 GMT
The dance troupe "First Step Iraq" have been travelling across the US, dancing for diplomacy.
Image of Twitter post of Saudi woman. [ghawayesh]
06:00 GMT
After tracking a Syrian man on Twitter, religious police bust a pimp business in Saudi.
Halal dildos galore! The first online Islamic sex shop has opened in Turkey. (Image for illustrative purposes - Credit: Shutterstock)
06:00 GMT
An online Islamic sex shop selling condoms, massage oils and perfumes has been launched in Turkey, becoming the first of its kind in the predominantly Muslim country.