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A Nike spokesman said: 'Our intention was to be culturally sensitive to placing religious Muslim references on footwear via our NikeiD customization program. (AFP/Nike)
February 14, 2016 - 12:51 GMT
Nabeel Kaukab, 40, of New York, wanted to customize his Air Jordans with the word "Muslim" or "Islam".
Love could be just a few
February 14, 2016 - 09:35 GMT
This Dubai couple found love in the comments of an Instagram post.
Cooking oil can be used for so much more than food. (Shutterstock)
February 14, 2016 - 05:56 GMT
Abu Dhabi has launched a new initiative to refine old cooking oil for powering cars and electrical devices.
Pakistani demonstrators hold posters as they take part in a protest against Valentine's Day in Karachi on February 13, 2016. (AFP/Imran Ali)
February 14, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Meanwhile, flower vendors are reporting booming sales in Pakistan.
Amal Clooney and husband George meet Angela Merkel at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin. (Guido Bergmann, BPA , EPA)
February 13, 2016 - 10:17 GMT
Amal brought her husband George Clooney, actor, to the meeting. The couple are currently in Berlin to promote George's new film 'Hail Caesar!'
February 13, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
'I tried to ignore him and he said "all Muslims should be burned". Then he said: "I am going to burn you tonight."
The amount of makeup imported into Saudi Arabia is over $478M USD a year. (Shutterstock)
February 12, 2016 - 11:59 GMT
Saudis spend more on make-up than any other country in the world.
That's a lot of weight. (Shutterstock)
February 12, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The world's fattest has given up his title for a healthier lifestyle.
Poor baby. (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 15:10 GMT
A woman used her sister's ID to give birth in a UAE hospital.
Sara Netanyahu, wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, attends a court hearing in Jerusalem, on May 10, 2015. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
February 11, 2016 - 06:11 GMT
The Jerusalem labor court on Wednesday ordered the Israeli prime minister's wife to pay $42,000 in damages and court fees.
Officers became suspicious about the unusual presence of a woman without relatives towing a boat into Saudi Arabia. (Shutterstock)
February 11, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Some kind of crazy booze cruise.
Appropriate balcony decorating maintains
February 11, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
There's even a hotline to report the offending balcony decor.
Social media blackmailers could face imprisonment of up to ten years and a fine of almost $70,000 USD if convicted in the UAE.  (Shutterstock)
February 10, 2016 - 08:48 GMT
Trying to protect family honor, many social media blackmail cases go unreported in the Middle East region.
Diving cleanup in UAE. (Shutterstock)
February 10, 2016 - 08:40 GMT
A diving team helped clean the Khalid Lagoon - but the garbage isn't going into a landfill!
 “I lived through hell. I’m not going to live that life anymore,
February 10, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Former news anchor Sheena Shirani posted a series of Facebook messages and voice recordings cataloging years of harassment by Press TV's Managing News Director Hamid Reza Emadi.
Smouldering in Forgotten posts pictures of their rehearsals and merch on twitter. (Twitter)
February 10, 2016 - 05:30 GMT
Oman gets ready to rock with Smouldering in Forgotten.