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Young couples struggle to tie the knot in Gaza due to the Israeli blockade and lack of opportunities. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
While unemployment is rife in Gaza, the Israeli blockade isn't helping young couples trying to tie the knot either. Marriage associations are changing this.
Angered residents said life was unbearable with mounting trash in the streets of Beirut. (AFP/File)
July 29, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
All talk no trash? Residents in Lebanon are getting fed up of the ongoing garbage crisis while the foul stench continues to pile up.
French social media users began blaming Islam and posting photos of themselves in bikinis following the attack. (Twitter)
July 29, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
A social media campaign blaming Islamic values for a French girl being beaten up while wearing a bikini had nothing to do with Muslims, according to police.
HuffPost Arabi launched on Tuesday. (Screenshot)
July 29, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
A new Arabic language edition of the Huffington Post will give a voice to bloggers from across the region - including those who might succumb to the message of Isis (Daesh) - the platform’s founder Arianna Huffington promised.
A member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units stands in a damaged stadium on July 26, 2015 in the al-Nashwa neighborhood of the Syrian province of Hasakah. (AFP Photo/Delil Souleiman)
July 28, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
A TV show is exposing stars to dangers in Syria for the "refugee experience."
Marijuana will be made available to tens of thousands of people with 'chronic' symptoms. (AFP/File)
July 28, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
A revolutionary decision by the Health Ministry will make it possible for patients licensed to receive medical cannabis to get it at a pharmacy with authorization from a medical expert instead of having to go to a handful of approved ministry physicians
Hope it was worth it, captain.
July 28, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Kuwait’s communication minister has ordered an “urgent investigation” of media reports that a Kuwait Airways pilot had invited a porn star and her “glamorous” friend into the cockpit.
The Middle East's first LGBT-inclusive magazine could expand its publication into Arabic as early as October. (My.Kali)
July 27, 2015 - 09:18 GMT
The Middle East's first LGBT-inclusive magazine could expand its publication into Arabic as early as October.
Gunfire is commonly used during celebrations across the Middle East despite criticism. (Shutterstock/File)
July 27, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
A four-year-old Saudi girl was hospitalized in Oman after being shot by bullets in the head during a wedding celebration.
Four people were killed in Saudi last year due to mishandling fireworks. (Shutterstock/File)
July 27, 2015 - 07:58 GMT
A youth sustained serious injures including burns to his left eye after saving a group of children from fireworks in Saudi.
A member of Daesh waves a flag representing the militant group. (AFP/File)
July 27, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Standing near the front of the crowd, a number of children can be seen waiting for the punishment, each dressed in military style thobes.