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August 28, 2014

Because of a high unemployment rate, many young men end up on the street. (AFP/File)
09:28 GMT
In Kasserine, two childhood friends have started a breakdancing club for young boys to keep them away from extremism.
Michael Kors hosted a party Tuesday night to celebrate the opening. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT
American fashion icon Michael Kors is opening his first store in Lebanon.

August 27, 2014

The event took place on Turkey's National Victory Day. (AFP/File)
12:32 GMT
Thousands of people gathered in the Turkish capital to form a human portrait of the country's first president, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
The police were able to stop the woman's car with their police cruisers. (AFP/File)
09:59 GMT
Emirati police saved a woman from her car that wouldn't stop and was stuck on 74 mph on the highway.
Lebanese players say having a successful game depends on a good dungeon master. (Shutterstock)
07:34 GMT
Live action role play games like Dungeons and Dragons are gaining popularity in Lebanon.
The Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals has filed a legal complaint against the club's management. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
An Egyptian club has poisoned a group of cats, sparking outrage in the Egyptian community.

August 26, 2014

The five-year-old baby was hit by a stray bullet from up to a kilometre away according to police officials (File/Shutterstock)
14:09 GMT
A baby girl died after being killed by a stray bullet believed to have been fired during a celebration ceremony in Saudi Arabia.
The 23-year-old activist says she is protesting the recent activity of militants in the Islamic State. (Shutterstock)
13:53 GMT
An Egyptian feminist, artist, and activist posted a photo on Facebook of herself and another woman desecrating the Islamic State flag.
Ice and water is old news, how about a bucket full of dirt and rocks?
09:32 GMT
Tired of the Ice Bucket craze? Meet #RubbleBucketChallenge: in water-starved Jordan, one activist challenges you to pour 'rubble' on yourself in solidarity with Gaza
The Sudanese black magic practitioner said he learnt his magic from his father (Shutterstock).
05:00 GMT
Two expatriates practised `black magic´ in Mecca using chickens and perfume.

August 25, 2014

The rehab staff will include psychiatrists, social workers, and preachers. (Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT
The UAE will soon set up centers to counsel and rehabilitate people who may be lured into joining terror organizations.
Muhammad Hamidur Rahman, 25, Mashadur Choudhury, 31, Assad Uzzaman, 25, Mehdi Hassan, 19, and Mamunur Roshid had booked cheap tickets on a Thomas Cook flight to the Turkish resort of Antalya on October 8. [Thomas Cook]
07:21 GMT
Breezing through Gatwick, the five smiling Britons boarding a Thomas Cook flight to join the Islamic State jihad in Syria.
40 Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and 287 descendants of survivors and victims issued a letter this weekend condemning Israel’s actions in Gaza. [AP]
06:52 GMT
More than 300 Holocaust survivors and their descendants have condemned what they described as Israel’s 'genocide of Palestinian people' in an advert in the New York Times.
The woman's abaya had become wet after a day at the beach and so she hung it out the window to dry, causing confusion. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A policeman in Kuwait pulled over a car when someone reported an ISIS flag being waved from a car window. Turns out it was just a woman's abaya!

August 24, 2014

Good time to wear a burkini to protect your skin? Doctors have warned that there could be harmful bacteria in UAE waters (File/AFP)
12:52 GMT
A flesh eating bacteria that killed three people off the coast of Florida in July could also be in UAE waters, doctors have warned. Might be a good time to wear a burkini!