Behind The News

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.

August 24, 2010

15:28 GMT

Nazi leader Adolf Hitler possibly had Jewish as well as north African ancestors , new DNA tests have revealed.

August 17, 2010

SYRIE, DAMASCUS : A picture shows a pair of battery-operated novelty underwear at a shop in the popular Hamadiyeh souk in Damascus on March 3, 2009. Chocolate knickers, panties adorned with singing canaries, feathered bras that twinkle in the dark... all this and more can be found in the popular Hamidiyeh market, the best known in the capital Damascus.
10:11 GMT

Manicured woman's hands enveloping the wearers' crotch and breasts. Flashing fairy lights. Plastic trinkets. Electronic gadgets and musical knickers. What, if anything, do the above have in common?

August 2, 2010

Prostitution market
12:39 GMT

Morocco's prostitution market has shown signs of recovery as prices have gone up.

July 21, 2010

Sex through deception?
15:52 GMT

Media reports said that an Israeli court had sentenced a resident of Arab East Jerusalem for 18 months on charges of "rape using deception".

July 19, 2010

Salah shot his wife in the head
15:00 GMT

Egyptian TV presenter on Monday shot dead his wife.

July 14, 2010

Dalia Al-Shami
07:24 GMT

Dalia Al-Shami will participate in Miss Arab in the United States contest.

July 11, 2010

Tanya Savchuk
10:43 GMT

Tanya Savchuk (21), originally from Kiev, Ukraine, has been voted June's Face of Wafi winner. Tanya, who has lived in Dubai for just over a year, is a sales executive with a passion for fashion.

June 29, 2010

Moroccan king
14:27 GMT

A Casablanca court has charged two Chinese men $650.

June 23, 2010

09:41 GMT

Adel Emam has entered the political spotlight after publicly criticizing former director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed Elbaradei