December 24, 2014
In an operation code-named Prince, Dubai Police arrested three Romanian men who worked with accomplices in France to dupe a jeweler in Dubai into giving up Dh12 million worth of diamonds, gold, certificates and bills.
December 23, 2014
Saudi Arabia's Board of Senior Scholars dismissed petitions to set a minimum marrying age for girls.
The king of controversy has spoken again. This time, it's not about gender equality for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Instead, he is now insisting that women should not use birth control, but have more babies.
Lebanese officials published a "social lexicon" to try and help improve gender equality in the country.
Cyclists of all ages and religions rode from a Sydney mosque to a memorial near the site of a recent siege on a cafe, in a moving tribute to two hostages who lost their lives.
December 22, 2014
Prisoners accused by Iraq's government of aiding Daesh are now being broadcast on a reality TV where they face the relatives of their victims.
We've all heard of how petty people get over tiny things but shooting each other after an argument for a poster? C'mon!
Seriously? Indian school bans girls from wearing jeans or using mobile phones because they "misguide women"
The head of a village in India banned school girls from wearing jeans or having mobile phones because both apparently are the "prime cause" of sexual harassment.
A young Australian Muslim bride won an applause after she left her wedding to lay flowers at the memorial spot for the Sydney cafe siege.
December 21, 2014
Monday marks the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere and the start of marbaniyeh in Jordan — the 40 coldest days of winter, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said on Saturday.
A Palestinian man from the northern West Bank has said that a group of Jewish settlers attempted to kidnap his four-year-old son from a parked car on Friday evening.
A Filipino maid working in Kuwait was killed by her employer's pet lion as she hung the laundry to dry. The Philippines government is now taking legal action.
December 20, 2014
Much of the Saudi public is infuriated over the misuse of the Prophet's name to market date products.
Ajnad Misr, a Salafist militant group in Egypt, was designated a "global terrorist" by the U.S. Department of State Thursday, eliciting an unexpected expression of gratitude from the extremist group.
December 19, 2014
There's nothing worse than being an expat who is unable to go home for Christmas. If you don't get holidays however, there will still be plenty to do in Dubai!