Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys wearing costumes read the book of Esther at a synagogue in the Israeli city of Bnei Brak near the costal city of Tel Aviv on March 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
Thousands of Jews from around the world celebrate Purim from Wednesday night until Sundown today.
Some are curious as to where the security team was when the filming happened. (Shutterstock)
March 05, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
A porno film was allegedly filmed at Senn al-Agouz area inside the Pyramid and near the Sphinx.
Trays of baklava sweets are displayed in Daesh's recent propaganda stunt. (Image: Daily Mail)
March 05, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Of all the tourist destinations in the world, the Daesh stronghold of Mosul in Iraq would most likely be at the bottom of your list. The extremist group is now, however, trying to show "normal" life in the captured territory by releasing a tourist-style brochure of the city.
The newest bizarre, yet dangerous trend in drugs? Crushed ants.
March 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Arab teens have taken to crushing and smoking ants for a cheap high.
Once described as a
March 04, 2015 - 11:31 GMT
The Daesh executioner who's become known as Jihadi John but was recently revealed to be Kuwaiti-born, British-raised Mohammed Emwazi was disowned this week in an emotional outpour from his father, who called him a "dog, an animal and a terrorist."
Scurfield is pictured kneeling in front of a group of fellow foreign fighters working alongside the Kurds against Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 09:44 GMT
Kurdish spokespeople are reporting that Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, a 25-year-old former British marine, has become the first UK national to be killed while fighting with Kurdish militias against Daesh militants in Syria.
Skyline of the Old City at the Western Wall and Temple Mount. Al Quds was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site List in 1981 (Image: Shutterstock)
March 04, 2015 - 08:13 GMT
A tourism brochure claiming "Israel has it all" under a panorama of the Old City of Jerusalem has been judged as misleading, and banned by the British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), AFP reported today.
The tomb's walls are adorned with scenes of the tomb's owner and wife before a table, according to Egypt's Minister of Antiquities. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The American Research Center in Cairo uncovered a never-before-seen tomb in Luxor during an archeological mission this week.
March 03, 2015 - 14:59 GMT
'This duck is a nuclear duck.' In case you've forgotten, Netanyahu's had a habit of putting his foot in his mouth.
Rania el Alloul's treatment in court has drawn widespread condemnation from ordinary citizens and civil rights activists across Canada  (Image:
March 03, 2015 - 09:39 GMT
Rania el Alloul's court case to reclaim a seized vehicle was denied a hearing after the Canadian judge deemed her hijab "inappropriate". Donations have poured in to the site, topping $47,000 in three days.
Stray camels in Saudi Arabia is a real legal issue, as they cause numerous car accidents in the Kingdom. (Shutterstock)
March 03, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
Saudi legal experts demand a law be put in place to punish those who allow their camels to stray into the streets, causing car accidents.