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Music is not haram, but singing is, according to this imam. (Shutterstock)
May 29, 2016 - 12:35 GMT
Sheikh Saleh Al-Maghamsi clarified that he was referring to music, not singing, which he said is haram.
Grocery shopping will soon be streamlined and similar throughout all Dubai grocery stores. (Shutterstock)
May 29, 2016 - 09:11 GMT
Dubai is planning city-wide grocery store makeovers for uniformity and consistency.
The bazaar at the ICNA-MAS conference. (ICNA)
May 29, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
The ICNA-MAS conference in Baltimore, Maryland kicked off on Saturday with over 26,000 attendants!
Daniel Bapinga from DR Congo prepares a coffee in the lobby bar of hotel Magdas in Vienna, Austria. (Courtesy photo)
May 28, 2016 - 22:01 GMT
It wants to set an example for Austria and Europe as a whole, by employing refugees and asylum seekers and proving they can be integrated into society.
Protesters are seen at a BDS protest. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The latest pushback on the international BDS movement: bimonthly surprise boxes filled with products made in Israel.
Selfies with cats, dogs, wolves, Snapchat filters, photography in general, and Pokemon cards, are all among things banned by Saudi religious figures. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2016 - 10:55 GMT
Cats weren't singled out, though - cleric Saleh al-Fawzan also banned selfies with dogs and wolves, along with any other kind of photography.
Would-be camel abusers beware: An overheated ruminant can be motivated to literally take your head off if provoked. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
It seems the animal's owner, Urjaram, was a repeat offender and had previously invoked the camel's wrath.
Stolen photos of glamorous hotels in Dubai add to the scam. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 11:42 GMT
A well-crafted fake convention at a nonexistent hotel has international scholars paying hundreds to Senegalese conmen!
A children's cancer ward started Ramadan celebrations early! (Shutterstock)
May 26, 2016 - 07:24 GMT
A Muscat charity hosted a special pre-Ramadan celebration for children with cancer at the Royal Hospital.
Social media users posted an overhead view of the massive cake mosaic. (Facebook)
May 26, 2016 - 06:19 GMT
A mosaic of over 18,000 cakes in the shape of the Jordanian flag broke the Guinness world record!
Young Palestinian Mohammed al-Sheikh, 12, shows his skills in Gaza city on April 28, 2016. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
May 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Mohammed al-Sheikh first grabbed attention on 'Arabs Got Talent' in 2014, and now he's trying for a Guinness world record.
Jordan's Queen Rania is a major supporter of women's education in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 16:05 GMT
Queen Rania met with students and teachers in Safout to commemorate Jordan Independence Day.
Saudi women outside of a mall. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A mixed-gender graduation celebration in Saudi Arabia raised some concerns about modesty - that were quickly resolved!
A Jeddah doctor's angry outburst had lasting repercussions! (Shutterstock)
May 25, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A nurse prevented a doctor from wiping his shoes with medical towels, so he attacked her in the hospital.
A young woman with her face painted with the Syrian flag attends a demonstration against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Syrian Consulate on December 16, 2011 in Istanbul. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
May 24, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
His upcoming son's name? Dimashq, the Arabic name for Damascus.
YouTube star Coby Persin took over a friend's Uber account for the day and picked up customers in a Bugatti. (Twitter/Coby Persin)
May 24, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
YouTube star Coby Persin captured the riders' reactions on video when he arrived in the luxurious sports car.