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Syrians living in Zaatari Refugee Camp were given Dutch bikes from aid agencies to help them live
April 01, 2015 - 13:46 GMT
"This camp is the size of a city, and that is why I think we need to help people live in this camp like it was a city."
The 26-year-old Lebanese man was a student in Australia and will likely be deported over the marriage. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 09:57 GMT
A Sydney court found an Australian father guilty of marrying off hi 12-year-old daughter to a 26-year-old Lebanese man, following a similar story earlier this month where the same court sentenced a Lebanese man to 10 years for marrying and impregnating another young girl.
The piece, drawn on the dilapidated door of the war-torn Gaza home, is believed to be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 09:20 GMT
A Palestinian man and his family say they were tricked into selling a Banksy mural worth hundreds of thousands for $175 USD.
'My work here is not done. I came here to give victory to the people and make sure that they receive justice, and we still haven't reached the goal yet,' says Amer, the one son who remains alive. (Image: Vice News)
April 01, 2015 - 07:43 GMT
A mother's three sons ran off to Syria to fight with Nusra. Two have already been killed, as she begs the third tor return home.
Turkish journalist Osman Sagirli took the photo in a refugee camp on the Syrian/Turkish border. The image has been retweeted over 14 million times. (Image: Twitter)
March 31, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Retweeted by Palestinian photojournalist Nadia AbuShaban, the photo of a child mistaking the camera for a gun and raising his arms to surrender has gone viral.
The travelling exhibition comes to the Middle East for the first time, and features two Arab winners: Naguib Mahfouz (Literature) and Ahmad Zewail (Chemistry). (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
March 31, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
The Nobel Museum opens its 'Ideas Changing the World' exhibition for one month only in Dubai.
More than 2,000 people attended Aab's grand opening in East London. (Image: Aabcollection.com)
March 31, 2015 - 08:11 GMT
Clothing brand Aab opens its first flagship boutique in London, with a trendy range of modern, but modest, Islamic fashion.
The smartphone photos were circulated widely on WhatsApp.
March 31, 2015 - 06:35 GMT
Now that's not very professional.
A funerary tablet circa 1350BC, depicting beer consumption in ancient Egypt.  (Image: Flickr)
March 30, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Early Bronze age vessels used by Egyptians to make beer are found on a building site in Tel Aviv.
Of the 130 factory workers, only 6 are men. The state-run factory is hoping to create up to 1000 jobs. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
March 30, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Despite the ongoing conflict in Syria, a company is producing the country's first locally-made cigars.
Green alternatives for building construction offer better durability and can reduce the carbon footprint of concrete by up to 45 percent. (Image: Shutterstock)
March 30, 2015 - 07:57 GMT
Dubai announced that from April, all new buildings must use green alternatives for original Portland cement (OPC), the major component of concrete mix that is found to emit toxic gases.