August 21, 2014
A burger joint in Abu Dhabi will give you your meal for free if you can finish their ginormous burger in less than 25 minutes.
The beheading of an American journalist by ISIS militants sparked worldwide revulsion Wednesday and drew pledges by outraged Western governments to aid those battling the jihadists.
A French MEP caused a stir in Europe's largest Muslim community by posting a picture of a veiled woman on a beach accompanied by a famous photo of Brigitte Bardot wearing a bikini, calling the former an 'attack on our culture'.
August 20, 2014
In an effort to flush out bachelors from shared and crammed apartments in the city, the Abu Dhabi Municipality has started a "Say No to Bachelors" campaign.
Simin Behbahani passed away at age 87.
Dubai has been ranked seventh on the list of the world's most influential cities.
A new microbrewery in a small Lebanese town is built of recycled materials.
August 19, 2014
Who says love can't conquer all? Hardline extremists chanting "death to Arabs" protested outside the wedding of an Israeli woman and Palestinian man, but the happy couple didn't let it ruin the day!
An elderly woman in Dubai was evicted from a hotel after she didn't let staff in to clean her room during her two-month stay.
Residents in Dubai have been complaining about leaflets being placed on their cars. Not just any leaflets though; raunchy massage parlour ones!
Can you never catch a cab when you need it? Those times are over for this lucky country...
August 18, 2014
A Saudi businesswoman was jailed and given 50 lashes for speaking out against the religious police.
The UN helped and paid for three couples to be married in joint ceremonies in Gaza during the five-day ceasefire, bringing a rare moment of happiness to the families involved.
A 53-year-old German who has 453 body piercings was denied entry without reason in Dubai. Perhaps he set off too many metal detectors at the airport!
From petty criminal and feckless father to jihadist: Briton's journey from London estate to an Isis fighter - and how it ensnared 'jihottie' who smuggled cash in her knickers