Clowns bring back smiles to Beirut streets
9 December, 2008
Beirut - Clowns and street performers danced in the rainy streets of Lebanon's capital on Tuesday bringing holiday cheers to the traffic-jammed Hamra shopping district.
Sex for gas
2 July, 2008
Beirut, Lebanon - A US woman in the state of Kentucky is facing prostitution charges for allegedly trading sex for gasoline. Angela Eversole, 34, was nabbed last weekend during a police stakeout at a Days Inn, where she allegedly trysted with customer Kenneth Nowak.
Lebanon's Buns and Guns restaurant: A sandwich can kill you
26 June, 2008
Beirut - At the "Buns and Guns" fast food restaurant, deep in Beirut's Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs, the chefs wear military helmets, the food is wrapped in camouflage paper, and the motto is "a sandwich can kill you."
Many Dutch expect the world to end in 2012
24 June, 2008
Beirut, Lebanon- Thousands of people in the Netherlands say they expect the world to end in 2012, and many say they are taking precautions to prepare for the apocalypse.
Feminine underwear bag blocks traffic in Beirut
14 June, 2008
Beirut- A handbag loaded with feminine underwear blocked traffic in south Beirut's Chiyah district for 30 minutes after sparking panic that it could be booby trapped.
Lebanese Canadian lost interest in sex due to flies in water
22 May, 2008
Ottawa - Canada's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the case of a man who said he lost interest in sex after he found two dead flies in an unopened bottle of drinking water.
Kobe-truffle burger now selling for $175
22 May, 2008
New York - Its creators admit it is the ultimate in decadence: a $175 hamburger.
Israeli woman strips for road workers in New Zealand
22 May, 2008
Road workers in a small New Zealand town got their wish granted when a woman stripped, saying she was fed up with their wolf-whistles.
Texan attempts to cash 360 billion dollar check
2 May, 2008
Fort Worth police arrested a Crowley man accused of trying to cash a stolen check for billions of dollars.
No sex please, we're Iranians
1 May, 2008
By Ramin Mostaghim & Raed Rafei
Tehran, Iran - No sex allowed. Not even consensual sex between a wife and husband.
French leader looks to eBay for 'money, money, glorious money'
30 April, 2008
French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen is looking to make a bit of extra cash by putting his old bullet-proof car up for sale on eBay.
Free haircuts for sexually driven, flirtatious Saudi men
29 April, 2008
A governor in northern Saudi Arabia has ordered authorities to punish men who flirt with women in public places by cutting their hair, local media said Tuesday.
Free Viagra for Chilean seniors
29 April, 2008
For the first time in Chile, a mayor plans to give out free Viagra to men 60 and older in his town to improve their "quality of life" four times a month, according to media reports.
Technical issue with Lebanon's ballot boxes
25 April, 2008
A cartoon published in the Saudi Paper Al-Watan reveals the mysterious bottomless ballot box which has kept the Lebanese parliament from electing a new president for the 18th straight time this week.
British cop has sex with prostitute during investigation
24 April, 2008
London - A police officer was forced to resign on Wednesday for having sex with a prostitute at a building he had been sent to investigate to see if it was a brothel.
Upcoming Russian billionare magazine already exists in Lebanon
23 April, 2008
Moscow & Beirut - Russia's super-rich love to flaunt their wealth. Soon they will have a magazine called Snob to help them. Little do they know Snob already exists in Lebanon.
Doctors in Philippines mistake Scrubs for reality
17 April, 2008
A video posted on YouTube showing Philippine doctors laughing while removing an object from a patient may lead to charges against the surgeons and cost them their medical licenses, officials said Wednesday.
World's first divorce via YouTube
16 April, 2008
By Jocelyn Noveck
New York - We're the YouTube Generation, living in the YouTube Era, in a YouTube World. And now we apparently have a YouTube Divorce.
Porn and politics - less face, more derriere for Italian candidate
13 April, 2008
She had no desire to be just another smiling face in Italian politics. So when porn star Milly D'Abbraccio designed her campaign posters, it was obvious she was going to show off her bottom.
$2.7 million paid for world's sexiest camel
12 April, 2008
Dubai's crown prince bought a camel for a record $2.7 million during a desert festival in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.