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January 26, 2012

The women of Tahrir are part of the backbone of the revolution, but face the risk of violent sexual harassment on a daily basis.
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What women's rights? A foreign woman was stripped and sexually assaulted on the first anniversary of Jan 25 in Egypt’s iconic Tahrir Square. This isn't the first time that a non-Egyptian has faced violent sexual assault at the hands of protesters.

January 25, 2012

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Dr Melike Külahçi is founder and medical director of Transmed, a clinic based in Turkey specialising in hair transplant technology. In Dubai recently, Külahçi offers some tops tips for home prevention of hair loss.
Have you ever wondered what is under those 'abayas'?
12:10 GMT
Veiled but naked? Three Gulf women were arrested for not wearing anything underneath their 'abayas' at a Kuwaiti mall after being spotted initially by a little boy.
Egyptian protesters practicing their right to assemble in Tahrir Square preparation for Jan 25 anniversary.
07:22 GMT
Egypt's military ruler announced that the decades-old state of emergency will be lifted today, the first anniversary of the uprising that brought down president Hosni Mubarak.

January 24, 2012

Egypt on the anniversary of Jan 25 is still changing. Photo: Reuters.
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On the first anniversary of Egypt's Jan 25: A reminder of the past year of Egypt's road to revolutionary change, and a glimpse into what the future holds in this ongoing and repeatedly played out revolution.
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A 15-year-old Abu Dhabi boy is being tried in a criminal court for sneaking into a house and "stealing" kisses from two teenage girls.
Suzanne Mubarak is the one who issued the controversial law under husband Mubarak's now defunct regime.
07:15 GMT
The unconditional divorce law’s link to former first lady Suzanne Mubarak made it the center of much controversy since the ouster of the regime.

January 23, 2012

Al-Awa will be seen at Tahrir Square on Jan. 25 to celebrate the revolution's first anniversary.
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In people's hurry to seize power from SCAF, there is talk of handing power to the newly appointed head of the People's Assembly in lieu of a president. Yet, presidential candidate Mohamed Selim Al-Awa is not impressed.
Ali Abdullah Saleh says sorry. He has finally left office as he takes off for health reasons. His medical sojourn may be cut short by the U.S. who are not keen on harboring the dictator-patient.
08:35 GMT
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left Yemen to Oman en route to U.S. for medical visit after giving a farewell speech on Yemen TV. He apologized for past mistakes as he handed the power over, finally.
Lara Fabian in a 2010 concert.
07:13 GMT
Lebanese activists slammed anti-Israeli campaigners who had rallied against a planned, but now canceled, visit by singer Lara Fabian to Lebanon. The Belgian-Italian singer is a strong supporter of Israel, who sang at the 2008 concert celebrating the anniversary of the creation of Israel.

January 22, 2012

Destroyed statue of Mubarak.
12:57 GMT
The head defense lawyer in the trial for former president Hosni Mubarak asserted that Mubarak is still the president of Egypt because he never signed a letter of resignation.
Golshifteh Farahani at the Venice Film Festival.
11:04 GMT
An Iranian actress has been banned from returning to her homeland after appearing naked in a photoshoot for a French magazine

January 21, 2012

This newly founded, newly detected, revolutionary opposition to Jordan's ruling regime go under the banner of the "Jordanian Overseas National Assembly" (JONA).
19:12 GMT
There's something rotten outside the Kingdom of Jordan, and it goes by the name JONA. A tiny pocket of Jordanian activists in opposition to the Hashemite royal rule, may be hatching a plot from abroad. But it is receiving little momentum inside the Kingdom where it counts.
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A young woman from Tunisia has become the first Muslim ever to become the face of Lancome. Hanaa Ben Abdesslem will be featured in the cosmetic company’s new campaign for Teint Idole Ultra 24h foundation.

January 19, 2012

Lindsay Lohan can't seem to escape the courtroom.
12:47 GMT
Lindsay Lohan has reportedly been served with a lawsuit by a man who believes that she played a role in the death of Osama Bin Laden.