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(Anadolu Agency)
July 23, 2017 - 17:34 GMT
During more than a week of tension over new Israeli restrictions on access to Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem's Greek Orthodox Archbishop Atallah Hanna has been among the most vociferous in his support of unity between Palestinian Christians and Muslims.
(Saudi Gazette)
July 23, 2017 - 11:23 GMT
This is an unusual sight in Jeddah: Women in hijab riding bicycles on the popular seafront road.
Although divorce parties have gained popularity in Saudi society in the past five years, many people are against such celebrations. (Wikimedia Commons)
July 22, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
Wearing a white dress, hiring a hotel and saying I... don't? Divorce parties are a growing phenomenon in Saudi Arabia.
July 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
A Lebanese man in Canada wants to gift his army a tank, according to a viral video.
(AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 15:50 GMT
More people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are dying from AIDS than 10 years ago, bucking the global trend in which the fatality rate is falling as more get treatment.
Afghan shoe-shine boy looks on from a hillside as he waits for customers in Kabul. (AFP)
July 21, 2017 - 08:49 GMT
The Afghan government Thursday criminalized a malicious practice of sexual exploitation of children and young boys in the country.
(Turkey.Home/ Facebook)
July 20, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
Archaeologists in southeastern Turkey have discovered a pot vase dating back to 3,700 years, featuring what is believed to be the world’s oldest smiley face emoji.
(File photo)
July 20, 2017 - 10:27 GMT
Riyadh Police have arrested a member of the Saudi royal family who abused citizens verbally and physically in a widely spread video that went viral over the past few days.
(Shutterstock)
July 19, 2017 - 12:13 GMT
Due to the unbearable high temperatures Dubai has announced a new initiative in an attempt to help their residents stay cool for the summer, this new initiative is a part of the Year of Giving.
File photo (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 10:57 GMT
The enforcement courts across the Kingdom have ordered 3,652 men to pay court-ordered alimony to their divorced or abandoned wives and children, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.
Even after receiving death threats from the Islamic State group, Joudeh persevered, tattooing on his neck the provocative words
July 19, 2017 - 09:43 GMT
How did Joudeh walk this unconventional path - from Yarmouk Camp to this globally acclaimed ballet company?
A picture taken in the capital Tehran on July 16, 2017 shows the front pages of Iranian newspapers bearing portraits of the top female scientist Maryam Mirzakhani (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 15:30 GMT
The Iranian media in its tribute to late mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Sunday broke the country's strict rules on female dress to show Mirzakhani with her head uncovered.
Rainstorm in Istanbul. (video courtesy of EHA News)
July 18, 2017 - 13:32 GMT
A huge rainstorm in Turkey's Istanbul is happening right now, check out the video footage.
Annual exhibitions of the products made are held at the Global Village and Heritage Village. (twitter)
July 17, 2017 - 12:28 GMT
Online shopping has become so popular that even prisoners at Dubai’s Al Aweer Central Jail are using it to sell their products.
A number of street cleaners told Arab News they are given SR700-SR2,500 each month in cash handouts from passing motorists. (shutterstock)
July 16, 2017 - 15:15 GMT
According to Arab News, there is a trend of individuals obtaining uniforms and pretending to be street cleaners in order to get money.
The whale shark is an annual visitor to Aqaba waters during summer. (shutterstock)
July 16, 2017 - 14:23 GMT
The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) on Saturday called on authorities to open an investigation into the killing of a whale shark in Aqaba.