Editor's Choice

February 3, 2014

Malik standing proud in his Hamas digs (Image courtesy of the Barack H. Obama Foundation)
08:44 GMT
Stop the press! U.S. President Barack Obama's half brother Malik wore a Hamas keffiyeh in 2010!
Yosser then (L) and now (R)(Image courtesy of Mounir Rais / Wiki Commons / Your Middle East)
08:32 GMT
Your Middle East tracked down Yosser Saidane, who appeared in a famous shot of the Tunisian revolution flashing the peace sign.

February 2, 2014

Wearing only swimwear, collars and cuffs, Dubai's new topless butler service will greet (and seat) your guests and make sure their drinks are topped up (Courtesy of The Daily Mail)
13:36 GMT
Topless butler service has arrived in Dubai: fit, good-looking males "armed with charm" can seat and serve guests at your next big event.
Tim Tebow...saving puppies. No puppies were harmed in the filming of this video. [fanatic]
11:14 GMT
Among other fantastic endeavors, Mr. Tim Tebow, American football's overly religious darling, has some things to say about peace in the world...in Arabic.
Meet Qahera: Egypt's new comic heroine fighting societal stereotypes on gender roles (Courtesy of Muftah)
07:24 GMT
Egypt has a new superhero: Qahera, a powerful, hijab-wearing woman fighting against misogyny, Islamophobia, and societal stereotypes and gender roles.
Bassem is seen here hosting his previous show before it was cancelled in 2013. [Facebook]
05:09 GMT
Bassem Youssef talks about what viewers can expect in his comeback and on his show with the newly assigned station, MBC Egypt.

January 30, 2014

Making yourself look like Kim Kardashian could end in divorce, apparently (Image courtesy of popstoptv.com)
10:08 GMT
A woman in Saudi Arabia got plastic surgery to make herself look like her husband's crush, Kim Kardashian. However, it ended in divorce...
Al-Majmai caused controversy in Iraq and other countries after marrying a woman nearly 70 years his junior. [AFP]
10:02 GMT
A ninety-seven-year-old Iraqi man has died only six months after his wedding.
Sama El-Masry will get the Brotherhood "all shaken up"! (Image courtesy of elnedaa.com)
08:59 GMT
Controversial Egyptian belly dancer Sama el-Masry announced on Wednesday she will run in the next parliamentary elections for the Sharquiyah governorate, Mursi’s home district, in revenge against the Muslim Brotherhood.
Happy birthday King Abdullah! You don't look a day over 51. (AFP/File)
07:45 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah II turns 52 on Tuesday.
Kamala Khan is the 16-year-old daughter of Pakistani immigrants living in New Jersey....and a Marvel's latest superhero. (Image courtesy Marvel Comics)
04:00 GMT
Marvel's creation of a Muslim superhero, a 16-year-old Pakistani girl living in New Jersey called Kamala Khan, has elicited a wide range of reactions.

January 29, 2014

Scar Jo in a promotional shot for Sodastream. The advert is quite racy - and is set to be shown at the U.S. Super Bowl on Feb. 2. (Image courtesy of L'Officiel)
14:14 GMT
A Super Bowl advert for Sodastream - which has a factory in an illegal Israeli settlement in the West Bank - has caused global controversy. Sultry star Scar Jo has come under intense criticism from the pro-Palestinian lobby for her support of the brand.
At least 1,650 Saudi nationals are not getting enough sex and are frustrated enough to file for divorce
12:27 GMT
More than 1, 650 people in Saudi Arabia filed for divorce in 2013 on grounds of lack of sex, and the majority of the plaintiffs were women, say statistics from the courts.
My dream is to give them a kitchen where they can have healthy meals ,There’s a war and people shouldn’t go without food.” (image courtesy of Reuters)
11:34 GMT
Cookbook writer Barbara Abdeni Massad sells recipes and gives the proceeds to Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
Arabs love sex too! MENA has issued their own Google Glass via Glance - 'a product of Middle Eastern ingenuity' (image courtesy of Chipchick.com)
08:48 GMT
With Google Glass being shunned by conservative Middle East, Arabs from the region need not sweat it, as they will still have the voyeur's God-given right to 'watch love-making' from a different, inside perspective. Glory be to home-grown 'Glance' --a regional app to rival Google Glass...