Saudis railed against "sin" and "evil" on Friday in an online backlash against the kingdom's first Comic-Con pop culture festival.Full Story
Americans like to categorize themselves by generation: there were the post-World War II baby boomers, followed by Generation X and the Millennials.
Now, enter Generation Snowflake.Full Story
Hundreds of supporters of a hardline Bangladesh Islamist group staged protests Friday calling for the statue of a Greek goddess installed at the Supreme Court to be destroyed or removed.Full Story
A Saudi minister held talks with an Iranian delegation about the possibility of Iranian pilgrims rejoining the annual hajj despite ruptured ties between the two countries, state media reported late Thursday.
Shiite-dominated Iran and Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia have had no diplomatic ties since early last year.Full Story
Israel's parliament will retain a contentious dress code banning short skirts, but will make its enforcement and sanctions against offenders gradual, a committee of MPs and parliamentary staff ruled.Full Story
A year ago Israel offered Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and other Hollywood stars all-expenses paid luxury trips, but it seems they have chosen to miss their cues.Full Story
Turkey's army is lifting a historic ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf in the officially secular country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said Wednesday.Full Story
The conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos resigned Tuesday from the right-wing U.S. news site Breitbart amid a storm triggered by comments in which he seems to condone pedophilia.
The 33-year-old Briton had already lost a book deal and a speaking engagement over a video leaked on Twitter over the weekend in which he defends men having sex with children as young as 13.Full Story
The head of Italy's anti-discrimination office has resigned following revelations that government funds for combating sexual discrimination had been allocated to clubs offering gay prostitution services.Full Story
A thief nicknamed "Spiderman", who stole five masterpieces from a top Paris museum, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Monday for one of the most daring art heists in recent years.Full Story