The Museum of Illusions, a new permanent museum in New York. (Twitter)
September 21, 2018 - 20:00 GMT
An Instagram-ready museum in New York opened its doors Thursday to visitors seeking to examine mind-bending optical illusions.
September 21, 2018 - 15:00 GMT
The Internal Security Forces arrested a man accused of fraud in Jounieh, the agency reported Thursday in a statement.
September 21, 2018 - 13:00 GMT
McDonald's paid $25,000 to two Texas college students who hung a fake poster of themselves in the eatery for months.
September 21, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
A woman has been charged at a Dubai court after she allegedly made criminal threats against her ex-husband.
Saint Hoax artist (Twitter)
September 21, 2018 - 09:20 GMT
Arab artists from countries across the Middle East and North Africa, including Palestine, Syria, Egypt and Morocco, shared visions of their homelands and experiences this week at the Beirut Art Fair.
 H.H. Princess Noura Al Saud (Twitter)
September 21, 2018 - 04:00 GMT
Emerging Saudi fashion designers will get a chance to showcase their work alongside internationally renowned peers — including Yahya Couture, Yuliya Yanina and Lama Askari — during the second edition of Saudi Fashion Week, which runs from October 21 to 25, 2018.
Saad Lamjarred (Twitter)
September 21, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
A social media campaign has been launched to ban the songs of Moroccan pop star Saad Lamjarred on the country's radio stations, after he was charged in France for a third time on alleged rape charges.
Harimao Lee (Instagram)
September 21, 2018 - 00:00 GMT
Travel bloggers often go above and beyond to capture the ultimate picture-perfect snaps for their sumptuous feeds.
US President Donald Trump greets residents with prepared meals September 19, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina as he tours areas of the eastern state pummeled by Hurricane Florence. 
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September 20, 2018 - 22:00 GMT
President Trump hugged survivors of Hurricane Florence on Thursday and passed out hot meals at a church as he toured areas affected by the storm and heard from people forced out of their homes or living without power.
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September 20, 2018 - 20:00 GMT
Marriages are made in heaven, they say, and so was this one too.
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September 20, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday announced it has created new policies to handle sexual abuse accusations against bishops in the church.
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September 20, 2018 - 16:22 GMT
Emotional Ashoura commemorations took place across Lebanon Thursday, with thousands gathering in the southern city of Nabatieh to take part in a bloody procession to mourn the 7th century killing of Imam Hussein.
A Muslim group calling itself Dawoodi Bohra Women for Religious Freedom posted a tweet last week justifying 'khafz' - or female circumcision - on young girls (Twitter)
September 20, 2018 - 16:05 GMT
Twitter has faced a backlash after adverts advocating female genital mutilation on children were viewed more than 30,000 times after being promoted on the website.
Young participant: A man holds a baby during an Ashura cutting ceremony, which sees male Shiite Muslims self-flagellate to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, on the battlefield (AFP)
September 20, 2018 - 13:24 GMT
Celebrations of the holy Muslim day of Ashura is continuing around the globe, with sacred self-flagellation rituals leaving worshippers covered in blood.
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September 20, 2018 - 13:14 GMT
Egypt's Ministry of Agriculture seized five lions and a large snake in possession of a local in the governorate of Qalyoubiya, and sent them to the Giza Zoo in Cairo.
Zaatari refugee camps (Twitter)
September 20, 2018 - 12:53 GMT
U.N. Women and the World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Tuesday through a statement that they will start implementing blockchain for the UN Women’s cash for work programmes in Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps.