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January 5, 2015

Cross-dressing is illegal in Kuwait. Authorities went as far to allocate remote places where "soft men" can wear make-up. (Shutterstock)
11:00 GMT
Three men were arrested in Kuwait for cross-dressing and dancing to songs in their car. What's wrong with that?
The UK's Home Office drew up the new plans as part of an anti-terrorism strategy. (Shutterstock)
09:00 GMT
Kindergarten staff in the UK will now have report toddlers at risk of becoming terrorists to the British authorities - no, really.
In 2012, 70 crocs escaped from the park and caused widespread panic in the public, prompting park's closure. (Image:Shuttershock)
06:00 GMT
An Israeli crocodile farm is looking for a new home for 1,000 crocodiles after the Nature and Parks Authority ordered the park's closure in 2012.

January 4, 2015

One of the few images from her Instagram that we can show here.
14:39 GMT
Reports say that her tattoos are provoking comment back home - one is of the Lebanese Forces cross, a symbol of the Christian political party.
The controversy erupted anew in October when daylight savings went into effect. (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT
In a letter sent to the two politicians, the students argued that public transportation on Shabbat "does not represent the true spirit of Israel."
Toward the end of the video, Cantlie yells at a plane flying above, begging to be picked up. (YouTube)
10:32 GMT
Cantlie was kidnapped over two years ago, and this is the eighth Islamic State video he has been featured in. The video shows him visiting various parts of Mosul and refuting the claim the city has limited electricity and life.
The Potocari Memorial (Wikimedia Commons)
09:13 GMT
At least 250 artists will perform a musical in July across five continents for the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide.
Syrians from the abandoned "Ezadeen" arrive in Italy Friday after being towed to safety, marking the second  migrant-carrying vessel to be abandoned within days. (AFP/File)
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A ship carrying hundreds of Syrian refugees was abandoned by its crew, leaving hopeful-migrants stranded until the vessel was towed to safety by the Italian coastguard.

January 3, 2015

Medical specialists say the rise will play a role in the spread of viral diseases in the KSA. (AFP/File)
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The onset of warmer weather in the KSA is giving way to a rise in mosquitos and the fear of deadly disease spread.
The "Arab Security Team" decided to take on the West by hacking a small-scale English travel website. (Image: The Independent)
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A group of extremist hackers took down a small-scale English travel website, allegedly mistaking it for being bigger than it was.

January 2, 2015

The handbook recommends that children listen to Daesh bedtime stories and play with toy guns. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The Daesh parenting guide teaches mothers how to raise jihadi babies.

January 1, 2015

Mark John Taylor failed to turn off the location service option on his Twitter account. (AFP/File)
12:22 GMT
A suspected Daesh militant from New Zealand accidentally tweeted his exact his location in Syria. Oops.
A subsidiary of HarperCollins said that supplying maps including Israel would be “unacceptable” to customers in the Gulf countries. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
The atlas, which is distributed in English-speaking schools in the United Arab Emirates and surrounding countries, shows the West Bank clearly marked next to Gaza but with Israel not labelled.

December 31, 2014

The incident was the third of its kind in recent month where a flight was delayed under such circumstances. (AFP/File)
13:54 GMT
A group of male ultra-Orthodox Jewish men delayed flights to Tel Aviv again after refusing to sit next to women.
Mubein Al HaqLalHaleem (left), was honoured at the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai for returning the money. (Image: Gulf News)
11:35 GMT
A Pakistani taxi driver in Dubai returned $27,200 back to police after a passenger left it behind in his car. It's good to be honest!