November 24, 2013
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is due to meet the Pope on December 2 in the Vatican despite having snubbed the Catholic leader previously.
Over 100,000 Palestinians work in Israel with around 20,000 working exclusively in Israeli settlements, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.
November 23, 2013
Saudi resident thought of a creative way to move on flooded streets in Saudi Arabia
November 22, 2013
John F. Kennedy reportedly had close ties with Morocco and Saudi Arabia but a troubled relationship with Egypt.
November 21, 2013
Ever the people watcher, our resident foreigner gives his thumbs down on the latest niqabi necessitates -- of women covering not just their heads but their faces as well, complete with zipper to seal the deal. These chicks rocking the zip-lock face veil should zip-it!
A young Saudi man -- Bandr Al Swed -- has been roaming the streets of Riyadh, offering free hugs.
A seemingly innocent WhatsApp conversation in the UAE quickly turned tragic after a young girl was raped.
According to a recent study, 40% of children living in the UAE are overweight.
November 20, 2013
A lion by any other name would roar as loudly: Cuddly Gaza Strip lion cubs named after Hamas missiles
Two lion cubs born in the Gaza Strip have been named after missiles Hamas fired at Israel last year. The two furry felines have been named Fajr and Sijil -- Arabic for "dawn" and "clay".
A Dubai court has acquitted an Indian housewife of charges that she wrongly caused the death of a nine-year-old boy who was attending a swimming party at her house.
Nure Alam has been a taxi driver in the UAE for five years with cab-riders often leaving their bags or phones behind by mistake. However, one of Alam's passengers left something else in the cab: almost $25,000...in cash.
Following Beirut's twin suicide bombing, Iran's cultural attaché Sheikh Ibrahim al-Ansari -- the most prominent victim of the blasts -- is remembered.
November 19, 2013
Syrians vent their frustration over delayed Geneva 2 talks on a popular Facebook page, where they upload self made memes making fun of the failed attempts at peace.
Bahrain brothel gone awry: Female pimp gets 10 years in the slammer for her Gulf sex-trafficking ring
A female pimp who lured Russian women to Bahrain to work as prostitutes has had her 10-year-long jail term upheld.
Another day, another architectural vagina Freudian Slip on the Arabian Peninsular? Finger pointing that suggests that Arabs may be obsessed with the female form and sex organs leaves one of Qatar's shiny and new World Cup stadiums accused of resembling a vagina - not by Arab Sheikhs lambasting it with a fatwa this time though, but by the cheeky British press.