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Saudi groom divorces bride after she removes veil, shows her face

Medina - A Saudi Arabian groom divorced his bride on their wedding day after seeing her face for the first time. The groom saw his bride's face for the first time when she lifted her veil in preparation for photographs to be taken.

Facebook users often unable to tell real from fraudulent links

An exhaustive, multi-year study of malware and phishing scams present on Facebook reveals that users often have a hard time distinguishing between real Facebook links and harmful viruses.

Gunmen kill five in Saudi Shiite village on Ashura eve

Riyadh - Masked gunmen killed five people in a mostly Shiite area of eastern Saudi Arabia late on Monday, as the minority community prepared to celebrate the festival of Ashura, police said.

Video: ISIS fighters barter Yazidi girls on 'slave market day'

Mosul - A video has emerged online showing ISIS fighters haggling delightedly over Yazidi ethnic minority women and girls on "slave market day." According to the militants, good-looking, green-eyed or blue-eyed girls with good teeth fetch the best prices.

Using cigarette ash to remove arsenic from water

In a novel approach to filtering water, researchers in China and Saudi Arabia have come up with a way of using ash from cigarettes to remove arsenic from drinking water.

Crash has Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic, searching for answers

Richard Branson, billionaire founder of the Virgin Galactic space program, has vowed to push on after a crash that killed one pilot and seriously injured another. He added they would not "push on blindly" but first find out what went wrong.

American Airlines flight grounded due to 'Al-Quida' Wi-Fi Network

Los Angeles - An American Airways flight has been grounded after one passenger searched for a free Wi-Fi network, only to discover one called “Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork [sic]."

Op-Ed: New Saudi legislation classifies atheists as terrorists

Riyad - Human Rights Watch reports that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has introduced new legislation to deal with terrorism that includes as terrorists not just members of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the Islamic State but atheists.

Op-Ed: A bun fight — the mud of the Middle East

Several years ago I attended a gentleman’s evening with buffet and drink offered in copious amounts. As the drink flowed and noise levels were building up, the atmosphere became a little volatile. Then it all kicked off and became very riotous.

Two million Muslim pilgrims ending annual hajj

Mena - Two million Muslim pilgrims begin leaving the holy city of Mecca on Monday, concluding the annual hajj during which Saudi leaders lashed out at Islamic extremism.

Ebola fears being downplayed as annual pilgrimage of Hajj begins

Mecca - Almost two million Muslims from around the world converged on Mecca yesterday as they began their five-day Islamic Hajj pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam. The Saudi government assured the public the kingdom is Ebola-free.

Tears, prayers as 2 million Muslims mark peak of hajj

- Tears flowed and prayers filled the air as the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage by almost two million believers from around the world reached its zenith Friday on a vast Saudi plain.

Op-Ed: Islamic State — The 'wrong' kind of brutality

San Francisco - As the United States and five Arab nations — none of them democracies, most of them repressive dictatorships — begin bombing Islamic State targets in Syria, President Barack Obama has begun boasting on the "broad coalition" he's enlisted in the fight.

Rockefellers pledge huge divestment from fossil fuels

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, which made billions of dollars from oil investments, is to divest in fossil fuels and switch its investment program to clean energy.

Op-Ed: ISIL calls for attacks on Coalition citizens ‘in any manner’

Sydney - In a continuation of previous messages, the “Islamic State” has called for Muslims to attack Americans, Europeans, Canadians and Australians. The threat refers to “disbelievers” from nations engaged in military action against ISIL.

Op-Ed: The anatomy of perpetual deception in a post-9/11 world

After all we've been through since 9/11 — after fighting a prefabricated enemy created by Washington — Americans still haven't learned a thing. Another illegal war predicated on deception will only make things worse.

Arab League countries to provide airstrike against ISIS

Cairo - Following a meeting between Arab League Secretary-General Nabil al-Araby and US Secretary of State John Kerry, US State Department officials confirmed several Arab nations have agreed to conduct airstrikes against ISIS forces in Iraq.

Arabs back anti-IS move as Syria warns on 'attacks'

Jeddah - Arab nations rallied behind US President Barack Obama's call to expand operations against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, as Damascus warned it would consider any action on its territory as an attack.

Arabs back anti-IS move as Syria warns on 'attacks'

Jeddah - Arab nations rallied Thursday behind US President Barack Obama's call to expand operations against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, as Damascus warned it would consider any action on its territory as an attack.

Husband and wife die of thirst in Arabia's vast Empty Quarter

Losing your way in one of the world's most inhospitable regions can have fatal consequences, as one couple from Qatar discovered.
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