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March 24, 2013

The Internet hacktivist collective Anonymous released the names, addresses and phone numbers of over 35,000 Israeli officials, including politicians, army officers and agents for spy agency Mossad.
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The Internet hacktivist collective Anonymous released the names, addresses and phone numbers of over 35,000 Israeli officials, including politicians, army officers and agents for spy agency Mossad.
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-Aziz al-Sheikh is no fan of the tweet.
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According to the Kingdom's leading cleric, the social media site is just a waste of time.

March 23, 2013

From left: Mitali Mirle, president of general assembly; Farhan Farooqui, deputy secretary general, Abhinav Menon, secretary general, Anvita Achar, deputy secretary general
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More than 700 teenagers are on their way to the UAE for a taste of international power at the model UN conference.
Headstones are reflected in a photograph that is leaning against the headstone for Iraq war casualty U.S. Army Master Sgt. Tulsa Tulaga Tuliau on the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the war in Iraq. (Getty Images/AFP)
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Ten years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the theories of who betrayed whom continue to swirl.

March 22, 2013

The red diamond abaya cost a cool $17 million.
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One designer has used the super-rare red diamonds to accessorize the world's most expensive abaya.

March 21, 2013

Obama is looking for a little R and R in Jordan and our American in Arabia has just the thing.
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Our American in Arabia already has the itinerary set for his President's visit to Jordan and surprisingly, it does not include Petra. Welcome to Jordan, Mr. Barack Obama!
The offending picture.
10:12 GMT
After a female demonstrator posts semi-naked pictures of herself online, the president of the country's Vice and Virtue Commission is less than impressed.
Mervat Mousa plans to take her attacker to court (picture courtesy of El Watan News).
08:20 GMT
Mervat Mousa, who was slapped by a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, says she will be filing a case against the slapper.
A Saudi prince is to finish his sentence back home, after being convicted in 2010 of murdering his servant in a London hotel.
06:40 GMT
A Saudi prince jailed in Britain for murdering his servant was flown back to his home country on Monday to serve the rest of his life sentence.

March 20, 2013

That dollar bill will have to dry out later.
09:10 GMT
After getting accused of stealing a $100 bill, one airport security guard decides to try to swallow the evidence.
Extending a hand, Ban Ki-moon at a UN event on March 8
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United Nations Secretary-General urges peace through the power of culture in Nowruz address.
Egyptian women take a stand against sexual harassment.
07:47 GMT
Another online initiative was launched on Facebook last week attempting to put an end to the sexual harassment plaguing Egypt.
Princess Amira also made the top 20 most influential tweeters in the Kingdom (including the blokes!)
05:00 GMT
The Princess can proudly say she's the most popular Saudi lady on the micro blogging site.

March 19, 2013

King Abdullah II meets Prince Charles last week (AFP Photo)
14:31 GMT
Jordan's King is an advocate of the two state solution but worries it may be too late
Ghassan Hitto (C), celebrates late on Monday in Istanbul with Syria's main opposition National Council chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib (R) after the council elected him as prime minister for swathes of Syrian rebel-held territory. (Photo: AFP/OZAN KOSE)
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The newly-elected Syrian interim opposition prime minister is a naturalised US citizen