October 29, 2014
Back from the dead? New ghoulish Lebanon phone app lets you leave a “farewell” message before you die
Only in Lebanon. A new smartphone app has been designed to let people prerecord and schedule a final message for loved ones before dying.
An Austrian teen who ran away from home to join IS in Syria allegedly said she still gets Nutella and cornflakes in her new home.
October 28, 2014
The Saudi government will soon regulate all video sharing websites on the internet.
Saudi Arabia's Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice has shut down a sweets shop for selling "anti-Islamic" cakes.
A man in Lebanon called his friend to open fire on a hospital after a doctor told him he needed to shave his stomach hair for surgery.
The train’s last journey was in 2006 when it moved from the town of Dakhla in the north-western province of New Valley and has since never returned- until now!
October 27, 2014
A devastated bigamy victim told a court her husband had spent £45,000 on his second wedding party in Oman.
Iranian woman hanged for killing her rapist writes heart-wrenching letter to mother.
Dubai's police force must be the most high tech of them all. First, they got fancy Lamborghini cars and now they are using Google Glass to record traffic violations.
Members of a Shia militia manning a checkpoint in Iraq recently stopped a pickup truck with an unusual passenger.
October 26, 2014
A renowned Belgian chocolatier changed its name to ISIS without realising these days it stands for the terrorist organizaiton wreaking havoc across the Middle East.
A group of young Iraqi bloggers and activists have started a campaign on social media using the hashtag #Baghdadisfine. The campaign was started to counter rumours that the Sunni Muslim extremist group, the Islamic State, was an immediate threat to Baghdad.
Food cart that hands out anti-Israel propaganda with its sandwiches has received funding from a foundation run by the Heinz Endowment.
Erm, why was cannibalism legal in the first place? Pakistan is due to outlaw cannibalism after two brothers were found guilty of robbing graves to make human curries.
October 25, 2014
Palestinian artist Iyad Sabbah reconstructed the acts of war by creating realistic sculptures across beaches in Gaza.