Middle East News


Dec 10, 2013

The P3 Million Globe Bill: Subscriber Billed Over P3 Million For 1 Month

The P3 Million Globe Bill: Subscriber Billed Over P3 Million For 1 Month
By in Asia, Business, Middle East, Technology, Weird, World No comments

What if one day, when your cellphone bill comes, you got billed for over P3 million? What would you do? Well, that’s what happened to a certain Elmer De Jesus De Guzman. The P3 Million Globe Bill Credit: Pinoytechblog / Elmer De Guzman According to a report in PinoyTechBlog, De Guzman‘s Globe bill for bill […]

Apr 16, 2013

Iran Earthquake 2013: 7.8 Magnitude Quake Strucks Iran

Iran earthquake 2013
By in Middle East, Natural Disasters, Science, World No comments

Iran earthquake 2013 map Credit: BBC A 7.8 magnitude earthquake left at least 40 people dead and over 800 wounded in Iran on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. It was the second major quake to hit Iran in less than a week. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the major quake struck the southeastern part […]

Feb 10, 2013

Youtube Blocked In Egypt For 30 Days, Cairo Court Ordered

Youtube Blocked In Egypt For 30 Days, Cairo Court Ordered
By in Internet, Middle East, Technology, World No comments

Youtube was blocked for 30 days in Egypt for hosting an offensive trailer of an anti-Islam film that caused violent reactions across the world, several news sites reported on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Credit: Youtube According to reports, Judge Hassouna Tawfiq ordered the blocking of Youtube for carrying the Innocence of Muslims, a film which […]

Feb 7, 2013

35 Sudan Necropolis Pyramids found in ancient ruins

By in Amazing, Archaelogy, Middle East, Science, Weird, World No comments

About 35 small ancient pyramids were discovered from the ruins at a Sudan Necropolis called Sedeinga. Reports say that the 35 pyramids were found between 2009 to 2012. According to researchers, the pyramids were concentrated in a small area measuring about 5,381 square feet. Vincent Francigny, a research associate with the American Museum of Natural […]

Feb 3, 2013

Man with $70M check: Former Central Bank Chief Tahmasb Mazaheri caught by customs

Man with $70M check
By in Banking, Business, Middle East, World No comments

Man with $70M check, Tahmasb Mazaheri Credit: TopNews.in A man with a $70M check was reportedly caught by customs officials in Germany last month, according to a report by Bild am Sonntag on Sunday, February 3, 2013. The German newspaper reported that the former central bank chief of Iran, Tahmasb Mazaheri, was in possession of […]

Jan 31, 2013

Lykan Hypersport: First Arab Supercar from Dubai Debuts at 2013 Qatar Auto Show (Photo)

Lykan Hypersport: Arab Dubai Supercar
By in Automobile, Business, Middle East, World No comments

Lykan Hypersport Credit: W Motors The Arab world will finally have its own supercar with the entry of Lykan Hypersport by W Motors, a Dubai-based car manufacturer. Lykan Hypersport, a luxury sports car, is aimed to compete with the style of Lamborghini cars. W Motors, a start up car maker, will debut its Lykan Hypersport […]

Jan 11, 2013

Man, 70, divorces 15-year-old bride he bought for $20K in Saudi Arabia

By in Middle East, World No comments

A man, 70, divorces the 15-year-old girl he married for $20,000 after she was taken back by her parents in Saudi Arabia. On Wednesday, January 9, 2013, the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia said that the divorce was granted after their much publicized marriage went viral and earned the outrage of several human rights […]

Jan 9, 2013

Man, 70, marries 15-year-old: Man married girl for $20K dowry (Video)

By in Middle East, World No comments

A man, 70, married 15-year-old girl in Saudi Arabia after paying her family $20,000. Dr. Hadi Al-Yami, head of Asir, made the revelation on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Asir is reportedly a Saudi government supported branch of the Human Rights Commission. The anonymous 70-year-old man confirmed the dowry to CNN after the parents of the […]

Jan 7, 2013

Google Chairman North Korea Visit: Eric Schmidt Arrives with Bill Richardson

Google Chairman North Korea visit
By in International, Middle East, Politics, Technology, United States, World No comments

Google Chairman in North Korea Image Credit: AP Photo/David Guttenfelder Google Chairman Eric Schmidt reportedly arrives in North Korea on Monday, January 7, 2013. Schmidt earlier said that he will visit the communist country as a private citizen together with former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Reports say that Schmidt, executive chairman of the internet’s […]

Dec 20, 2012

Checks left at Jerusalem: $500 million left at holy site

$500 million left at holy site
By in Middle East, Weird, World No comments

Checks worth over $500 million was left at a holy site in the Western Wall of Jerusalem, according to a Fox News report on Wednesday, December 19. 2012. Jerusalem Western Wall: The holy site where the $500 million checks was left. Image Credit: Wikipedia The $500 million checks contained in an envelope was reportedly found […]