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June 4, 2014

The controversial cake depicts a member of the religious police tailing a car of women. (Photo courtesy of Gulf News)
07:49 GMT
A Saudi pastry shop has apologized after making a cake that offended the moral police.
Police arrested the woman after she looked "suspicious" when she was walking late at night in Deira (File/Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A 41-year-old Uzbek woman was arrested in the UAE for having a fake Emirates ID stashed in her underwear.

June 3, 2014

Luckily, security forces removed the bomb and the cat was unharmed. (Shutterstock)
12:52 GMT
Iraqi security forces found a cat with a bomb strapped to its back.
The nail polish provides water permeability so that water can contact the skin during wudu. (Shutterstock)
12:01 GMT
The BCI Group has created a nail polish that is halal just in time for Ramadan.
Divers flock to the UAE for its spectacular diving sites. (Shutterstock)
07:48 GMT
UAE executives are leaving their high-paying jobs to enjoy life under the sea.
Earlier this year the Turkish government attempted to ban Twitter. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A Turkish man has been sentenced to jail because his Twitter handle was "Allah. "

June 2, 2014

One U.S. cellist traveled to Egypt and worked with Egyptian musicians. (AFP/File)
14:26 GMT
A New York-based non profit named Izdahar brings artists together from all over the world.
Naghshe Jahan Square Isfahan.(File photo courtesy of wikipedia.)
09:53 GMT
According to the CNN, one of the world's most underrated cities lies within the MENA region...
The family that eats together stays together right? Not so for this Saudi couple... (The Golden Herald).
05:00 GMT
A Saudi couple have divorced after 25 years of marriage because they were breastfed by the same woman

June 1, 2014

Lebanon hosts over 1 million Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
11:16 GMT
The Social Affairs Minister in Lebanon recently estimated that there are over a thousand unregistered refugee camps in Lebanon.
Want some pig in your chocolate? The Saudi Food and Drug Authority is worried about traces of pig in Cadbury chocolate after Cadbury recalled two products last year. (Shutterstock)
09:12 GMT
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority has gathered samples of Cadbury chocolates to see if they contain traces of pig DNA.
Half of the Saharawi population has been living in the Dakhal refugee camp for the past 40 years due to land disputes. (AFP/File)
07:58 GMT
The Sahara Film Festival lasts for five days and has activities such workshops, music concerts, and activities for children.
Pakistani women's rights activists march through Islamabad demanding justice for Farzana Parveen, who was bludgeoned to death outside a Lahore court (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
No honor in honor killing: From journalists to human rights activists, people in Pakistan attended a memorial for the pregnant 25-year-old victim, killed by her father and relatives in the name of honor.

May 31, 2014

Six-year-old Muadh Zain is stranded in Syria with his mother (Image: Twitter)
05:00 GMT
A desperate father has appealed to the British Government to help rescue his six-year-old son Muadh Zain, who escaped multiple bomb blasts and witnessed his uncle dying from shrapnel wounds.

May 30, 2014

Lebanon is now one of the fattest countries in the world for young boys with a range between 13 to 19.1 percent (File/Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Lebanon is one of the fattest countries in the world for young boys, according to a global study. Looks like the sahlab will have to be replaced with salad.