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November 17, 2014

Palestinian mourners attend the funeral of bus driver Yusuf Hasan al-Ramuni in the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem on November 17, 2014. [AFP/file]
19:25 GMT
A medical expert told Ma'an that a Palestinian who was found hanged on a bus near Jerusalem earlier Monday died by "hanging and strangulation," and that preliminary tests suggest he was the victim of "an organized murder."
Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup, has pledged to introduce new legislation to replace the controversial "kafala" sponsorship system and improve conditions for migrant workers (AFP).
10:55 GMT
The move comes after growing international criticism of the system that allows employers to keep workers from leaving their jobs.

November 16, 2014

Kim K from her trip to Dubai in 2011. (Image: Salmaglamour.wordpress.com)
14:03 GMT
Fresh from breaking the internet this week, we hear Kim Kardashian is returning to the UAE in November to promote her new perfume!
Do you find the gown as daring as they say?
11:42 GMT
Tsk-tsk, Ms. Wehbe. The Lebanese diva draws more negative attention her way with a scandalous gown on set the talent show "Star Academy". She's clearly doing her part to provide Kardashian equivalent entertainment for the Middle East!
The Gulf Arab state has also designated Nusra Front, the Islamic State, and Yemen's Houthi movement as terrorist organizations. (AFP/File)
08:21 GMT
The United Arab Emirates has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood and local affiliates as terrorist groups.

November 12, 2014

Rumors continue to grow over the fate of the ISIL leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. (AFP/File)
10:40 GMT
Speculation continues to grow after a US air strike allegedly killed ISIL's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. If rumors are true, what will happen to the notorious jihadi group?
Known for his meditative music, Sami Yusuf has made a name for himself worldwide. (Image: Facebook)
05:15 GMT
Iranian religious movie, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), will feature Iran's own Sami Yusuf in the score.

November 11, 2014

A supporter of the Palestinian Fatah movement holds a portrait of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat  during a rally to mark the tenth anniversary of his death in front of the Al-Azhar University in Gaza City, on November 11, 2014. [AFP]
15:22 GMT
Hundreds of supporters of the Fatah movement gathered in al-Katiba square in Gaza City Tuesday despite the movement's decision to cancel the official festival commemorating the 10th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, locals said.
The dramatic video shows a little boy running through sniper fire to rescue a little girl. (Photo courtesy of YouTube)
09:24 GMT
It is unclear where the dramatic scene took place.
Peter Gabriel busting out the vocals. (Image: Facebook)
06:49 GMT
I'm “not and have never been anti-Israeli or anti-Semitic,” but rather “anti-Israeli government policy, anti-injustice, anti-oppression and anti-occupation," assures Peter Gabriel.

November 10, 2014

Assaf takes selfies with his fans at the MTV EMAs in Glasgow. (Image: Facebook)
07:52 GMT
We knew Mohammed Assaf would do it, and he made us all proud after winning the MTV EMA for best Middle East Act in Glasgow, Scotland last night.

November 9, 2014

ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.
18:46 GMT
ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani confirmed Sunday that al-Baghdadi was hurt in US-led strike, but said he was not killed.
Sorry ladies - Saudi Arabia's Shoura council says changing the country's restrictive ban is a non-starter.
08:27 GMT
The Shoura Council on Saturday said it has not made any recommendation to lift the ban on female drivers in the Kingdom, contrary to a foreign press report.
Jordan's relationship with Israel continues to sour over Al Aqsa violations (File/AFP)
07:29 GMT
Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets of central Amman to protest against Israeli actions in Jerusalem's holy Al Aqsa Mosque.
The report said Pakistan's Taliban offered to join the ISIL militant movement (File/AFP)
06:31 GMT
ISIL has begun luring members of the Taliban and other militant groups to join its ranks, according to a state government report from the Balochistan province.