April 16, 2013
Judged by the media coverage, it is hard not to conclude that western lives are valued much more highly than those of people in Afghanistan, Iraq or the Middle East
After the Marathon massacre, our resolve as humans can be tested- spread the disease or quarantine it from our chidlren. Let's be the catharsis for hate, not the infector.
A right-wing media pundit from the United States has called for all Muslims to be killed in a ‘sarcastic’ tweet made in response to the Boston Marathon bombings.
The Falconcity supremo behind the Seven Wonders of the World megaproject in Dubai says it will become a reality “within seven to 10 years” - despite nothing being built since it was unveiled in 2005.
April 15, 2013
Jordan police discovered the body of pregnant woman, her stomach and throat cut open and her body badly burned, in a garbage container east of Amman
The sultan of satire says planned vacation is nothing to do with political pressure
A draft law approved by Hamas will soon enforce gender segregation at all Gaza schools for students above the age of nine. This follows the group's recent crackdown on sagging pants and excessive hair gel.
A woman has been ordered to pay her husband a hefty Dhs30,000 (approx. $8,000) for lying to him about being a virgin and not telling him she had been married before.
April 14, 2013
Yemeni blogger @HindAleryani explores femininity and masculinity in the Middle East
A true blue US citizen laments that Guantanamo Bay is not in line with the American spirit. The country's torture chambers are actually creating terrorists, not just detaining them.
An 11-year-old Saudi has insisted on being renamed Abdul Rahman to avoid carrying the name of the Syrian president Bashar Al Assad.
An Arab buyer in London has paid £65,000 (almost $100,000) for a rare Palestinian banknote that was auctioned this week in the British capital.
April 13, 2013
The pictures were really created as part of an imaginary wildlife series.
Actress Daryl Hannah hits out at the glitzy emirate for comparing its top hotels to junk food.
April 12, 2013
According to one scientist from the Persian state's capital, time travel is a real possibility, as is looking in to the future.