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July 30, 2014

Good husband material? IS fighters are known for their extreme views on women. (AFP/File)
07:23 GMT
Islamic State insurgents have opened an office in northern Syria where single women and widows can register to marry fighters from the radical al-Qaeda offshoot.
The official also blamed television for turning teenagers into "sex addicts." (Shutterstock)
04:00 GMT
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says women shouldn't laugh in speech on "moral corruption."

July 29, 2014

Soldiers in Kirkuk, Iraq celebrating at an Eid lunch. Eid for these soldiers is likely to be very different from the Eid that their forefathers experienced (Marwan Ibrahim /AFP).
10:43 GMT
With Eid al-Fitr festivities going on everywhere in the Muslim world, it is nice to pause and reflect on how Eid has changed over the generations. Join us on a trip down memory lane into the Eid that was...

July 28, 2014

Roughly 430,000 people are dual citizens of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. (AFP/File)
10:16 GMT
People with dual citizenship in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia will be summoned and asked to choose only one citizenship.

July 27, 2014

Rescue workers remove the body of a Palestinian from under the rubble of his home following an Israeli airstrike on Beit Hanun, Gaza Strip (AFP).
18:59 GMT
Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf, the Saudi ambassador to London, has blasted British journalist David Hearst for a spurious and unsubstantiated article in Huffington Post.
(AFP)
18:51 GMT
Security officers in the Eastern Province have arrested two young expatriate women who allegedly stole a car from Al-Khobar and drove off.
ISIS militants are infamous for their brutal tactics and extreme views. (AFP/File)
13:16 GMT
Australia's Muslim community is shocked by the number of Australians who are joining forces with the brutal terrorist group ISIS.
Tony Blair (center), pictured with guests during his wife's birthday bash (Image: Instagram)
12:14 GMT
The UN's Middle East Peace Envoy, Tony Blair, has caused outrage for hosting a lavish birthday party for his wife in the UK, while the Gaza death toll surpassed the 1,050 mark.
None of the players were hurt in the attack. (Photo courtesy of Daily Mail)
08:10 GMT
Pro-Palestinian protesters of Turkish origin stormed the field and attacked Israeli football players during a recent match.

July 26, 2014

(AFP)
13:56 GMT
A large percentage of Saudis support the idea of women driving their cars. You ask people around, whether in your community or family, and you will see that the majority of them are for allowing women to drive.
(AFP file photo)
13:31 GMT
For several years, Maha Abbas, a female medical student, has avoided going to central Cairo at national festivities when mass sexual harassment usually peaks.
Resistance icon Leila Khaled (File)
07:40 GMT
Israel, reputedly the only democracy in the Middle East, is willing to arrest its own citizens for communicating on the Internet.

July 25, 2014

The students making the posts will not reveal online that they are funded by the Israeli government, according to correspondence about the plan revealed in the Haaretz newspaper.
20:39 GMT
In a campaign to improve its image abroad, the Israeli government plans to provide scholarships to hundreds of students at its seven universities in exchange for their making pro-Israel Facebook posts and tweets to foreign audiences.
Palestinian children stand in the back of a truck as families leave their neighborhoods to safer locations amid continuing Israeli bombardment of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 24, 2014. [AFP]
04:00 GMT
Tel Aviv has banned a radio clip by the Israeli B’Tselem human rights organization about the killing of Palestinian children by Israeli forces in the besieged Gaza Strip.

July 24, 2014

Translation of above text: “Out of fear for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and our Islamic society, as a result of the spread of immorality and vice between sons and daughters of Allah. For the honour of our lord and for the faithful…“A resolution is issued to all states that female circumcision is honourable in itself and for the Caliphate, emir of the believers…”
17:46 GMT
A United Nations representative has claimed the Islamic State has ordered all girls and women in and around Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM), but i100 understands the story to be false.