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Thanks to prosthetic legs and intensive rehabilitation, Suha is able to walk again. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
A Jordanian teenager who lost both her legs in a traffic accident at just ten years old is able to walk again following orthopedic rehabilitation.
The death toll from Nepal's massive quake last month rose passed 7,000 Sunday, with more bodies still being recovered by rescuers. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Istanbul-based International Doctors Association is sending teams of physicians to storm-torn Nepal this week to deliver aid to some 500,000 people.
Medical campaigns promoting nutrition, sports, and psychological support are necessary in combating childhood obesity. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
According to a recent survey, two-fifths of Jeddah's children are ‘at risk of obesity’.
Mazen Darwish and two colleagues have been detained for over three years. (Facebook/Mazen Darwish)
May 04, 2015 - 06:40 GMT
A Syrian journalist and human rights activist who was jailed more than three years ago has been awarded the UNESCO prize for press freedom.
The flag is the size of 19 football pitches.(AFP Photo/Saif Trabelsi)
May 03, 2015 - 15:53 GMT
Tunisians have exhibited a national flag the size of 19 football pitches in a bid to set a Guinness world record and promote patriotism in the face of Islamist extremism.
King Sahure was the second ruler of the fifth dynasty (2494 to 2345 BC). (Shutterstock)
May 03, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Belgian archaeologists unearthed a piece of a statue of King Sahure, a 25th century BC ruler.
Salah a-Din Mohameed, 25, posted a picture of his newborn son along with loaded weapons. (Facebook)
May 03, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
A 25-year-old Daesh militant posted a picture of his newborn son lying on a couch with loaded guns and grenades. What is wrong with these people?!
Mandeep Dhaliwal was honored for his bravery by the Canadian ambassador to the UAE, Arif Z Lalani. (Gulf News)
May 03, 2015 - 06:29 GMT
A Dubai resident has been honored by the Canadian government for saving six people from a burning plane in British Colombia.
The fee would apply to certain cities in the West Bank, including Bethlehem.(AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Tourists visiting Palestine may be charged a "tourism fee" when they visit certain cities in the West Bank including Bethlehem and Ramallah, Deputy Mayor of Bethlehem Issam Juha told Ma'an late Friday.
The scheme was inaugurated by France’s Ambassador to Jordan, Caroline Dumas, and President of Libraries without Borders, Patrick Weil at an opening ceremony in Azraq camp this week. (BSF)
May 02, 2015 - 15:51 GMT
An innovative new scheme has been launched by an international charity to bring culture and technology to the thousands of Syrian refugees living in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan.
Church steeples and a minaret mosque seen in Beirut.  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 02, 2015 - 11:21 GMT
Sidon man caught stealing from church that gave him monthly cash assistance.