Behind The News

February 26, 2011

Galina Kolotnitskaya
14:53 GMT

Ukrainian woman Galina Kolotnitskaya who worked for the past nine years as Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's nurse has returned home.

February 17, 2011

Bin Ali and wife
09:37 GMT

The ousted president of Tunisia fell into coma in Saudi Arabia, says a French report.

February 3, 2011

07:58 GMT

Hisham Talat escaped from the Egyptian prison.

January 27, 2011

09:43 GMT

A Saudi man seeks to enter the Guinness Book of Records for collecting matchboxes.

January 17, 2011

Leila Trabelsi
13:01 GMT

Leila Trabelsi, the wife of former President Ben Ali had taken 1.5 tons of gold from the Central Bank of Tunisia before leaving the country to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

January 2, 2011

The old car
15:10 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's 1977 Peugeot 504 has received a bid worth US$1 million .

December 25, 2010

19:13 GMT

For the first time, Egypt has recently invited 300 young men and women who plan to enter the "golden cage" of marriage in order to prepare and train them for the new period in life.

November 29, 2010

Muammar al-Qadhafi
15:38 GMT

One of the documents leaked by WikiLeaks website deals with the personality of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qadhafi.

November 24, 2010

Woman driving
15:41 GMT

On November 20, residents of the Saudi capital Riyadh were given a shocking surprise when ten young girls were found in the wreckage of a flipped car.

November 10, 2010

 Women imitating men
14:45 GMT

A new social phenomenon is growing in the Gulf countries. It is the social practice of women imitating men in speech, body language, dress, and overall aesthetic.

October 20, 2010

The Iraqi baby
15:50 GMT

An 18 year old woman from the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah has given birth to premature baby boy of 1.5 kg. Not only was the baby boy born premature.

October 17, 2010

Nasrallah and the Iranian leader
17:27 GMT

On October 15th, Iran President Mahmouhd Amjheadan and Hizbullah secretary general Hassan Nasrallah met at the Iranian embassy.

September 28, 2010

Muhammad Naguib and Nasser
17:17 GMT

The son of Egypt's first president is working as a taxi driver, looking for a decent life after the turmoil, which forced him to deal with this profession.

September 15, 2010

17:13 GMT

A medical team in Algeria has succeeded in removing a young woman breasts weighing 12 kg each, in the first such surgery in the North Africa's history and perhaps even at the international level.

September 1, 2010

Yuri Ivanov
09:35 GMT

A newspaper in Russia has claimed that the deputy head of the country's powerful military intelligence agency was assassinated while in Syria.