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The recent US immigrant was sentenced to 11 days in a military jail for eating a pork sandwich during military training. (Shutterstock)
June 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The recent US immigrant was first sentenced to 11 days in a military jail for eating a pork sandwich during military training.
Even men who are unable to grow enough facial hair are being punished by Daesh. (Shutterstock/File)
June 01, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
While hipsters in Brooklyn are getting beard transplants, poor guys in Daesh-controlled areas are facing harsh punishments for failing to grow facial hair.
Tahera Ahmad said she was discriminated against by United Airlines. (Facebook)
June 01, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
An airline has apologized for an apparent "misunderstanding" after refusing to serve a Muslim woman a can of Diet Coke.
Some 450 shops in Dubai refrained from selling cigarettes to mark World No Tobacco Day. (Shutterstock/File)
June 01, 2015 - 06:54 GMT
Hundreds of shops stopped selling cigarettes for 24 hours to mark World No Tobacco Day in Dubai.
Assyrian Christians from Iraq, Syria and Lebanon arrive to attend a Christmas mass at Saint Georges church in an eastern Beirut suburb. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
June 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A group of Lebanese Christians met Sunday to discuss the role Christians should play in preserving coexistence in the country.
Don't even think about trying to run and catch the train! (AFP/File)
May 31, 2015 - 08:28 GMT
Feet on the seats, food and drink, and an argumentative attitude could mean a fine.
The radio program will be transmitted by shortwave frequencies to reach listeners in the most rural areas. (Shutterstock)
May 31, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
A new radio program brings vital news to people in areas threatened by Boko Haram. It broadcasts in north-eastern Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon to those otherwise cut off from information.
The cleric was stated that women
May 31, 2015 - 07:28 GMT
The cleric asserted this was the reason why women must be banned from watching the sport.
The radio station aim  to help children express themselves and preserve Syrian culture. (AFP/File)
May 31, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Radio SouriaLi produces material for children and Syrian families aimed at supporting the distressed psychologically and morally, offering general knowledge as well as providing a stage for children to express themselves as “children”.
The 23-year-old burglar admitted to stealing perfume, jewelry, and money for his girlfriend. (Al Bawaba/File)
May 30, 2015 - 12:47 GMT
A Yemeni man committed a spate of burglaries in an attempt to impress his girlfriend and "shower" her with gifts worth thousands of dinars, a court heard.
Lucky to be alive, group of Afghan migrants arrive in Kos, Greece.  Meanwhile, tourists to the cheap vacation destination complain the migrants are making their holiday
May 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
We can all agree on who is suffering more on the Greek island of Kos, a popular tourist destination that has seen an influx of migrants escaping armed conflicts. Hint: it isn't the tourists.