Offbeat

Ever Given [GETTY]
The MV Ever Given is navigating the middle section of its journey to the Red Sea, after returning to Egypt's Port Said late on Thursday.
Yasin (second left) was detained by Bangladeshi police [Getty]
Bangladeshi police have arrested Yasin, a 20-year-old social media star, for shooting a video where he danced with a woman at a mosque.
Mecca Getty
The 28-year-old man has been placed in a psychiatric ward after being rescued at sea, in what was his second swimming attempt in two weeks.
Hand axes. Culture of Homo erectus, know as Acheulian Culture
The discovery of the stone age tool site is a “chronological rebound,” said one archaeologist, as it pushes back by hundreds of thousands of years the start date of the stone tool industry associated with Homo erectus.
British Museum
The glass artefacts to be repaired were shattered into hundreds of pieces by a blast in Beirut in August last year. They are being restored in the UK and later will be returned to Lebanon.
Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley's annotated copy of Gibran Khalil's book The Prophet has been put up on sale for nearly $30,000.
UAE Mars Hope
The UAEs unmanned probe, which is currently orbiting Mars, has marked one year since it successfully launched.
three lions
Campaigners said the three lions were 'victims of war and need help now'.
Egyptian police arrested the 'Mahdi' north of Cairo [Getty Archive Image]
Egyptian authorities have arrested a man who called himself an Islamic messiah and used social media to gain a following.
iran dating
An Iranian government-affiliated cultural body launched the app dubbed Hamdam, or "companion". It says the app will help younger people find the right mate for a "sustainable marriage".