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July 16, 2014

A group of friends snap their #bombshelterselfie (Image: Globalpost.com)
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If stoned, naked IDF soldiers instagram photos were not enough for you, we now bring you the latest social media trend: bomb shelter selfies.

July 15, 2014

IDF soldier Osher Maman uploaded distasteful images onto Instagram (File/AFP)
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Controversial photos and postings have emerged from another IDF soldier acting inappropriately on social networking sites, causing further embarrassment to the country's army.
The 25-year-old wants to study for a masters and doctorate despite his injuries (Image: Gulf News)
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Al Salibi lost his arm during Israel's 2009 attacks in the Gaza Strip and has 30 pieces of aluminium shrapnel in his body. Despite his mental and physical scars, he still thrives to be the best!
The supermoon was recently visible over the UAE. (Photo courtesy of Gulf News)
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Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum recently filmed himself climbing to the top of the Burj Khalifa with the supermoon as his background. The results are stunning!
The footage is disturbing to watch. Thankfully, most comments deplore the woman's actions and describe her as a monster (Shutterstock).
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Footage of an Iranian woman in a kindergarten caught abusing children.

July 14, 2014

HIV in Saudi Arabia has increased by 19 percent annually according to the Saudi Charity Association for AIDS Patients (File/AFP)
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HIV/AIDS cases are on the rise in Saudi Arabia. Like many countries, there is a cultural stigma that surrounds those living with the virus.
The Iranian government frequently censors social media sites. (Shutterstock)
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An Iranian court has jailed eight youths for posting anti-government comments on Facebook.
Iran's first modelling agency, Violet, was also banned (Image: Violet)
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The World Cup shouldn't just be about football. At least for an Iranian fashion house which was banned for staging a footie themed catwalk show.
The ISIL uses extreme tactics to intimidate civilians. (Shutterstock)
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Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) punished a young Syrian boy by stringing him up crucifixion style because he was not fasting.

July 13, 2014

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The image of Israelis in Sderot watching the Gaza strikes as if they were at the cinema has created an unprecedented social media storm and international outrage.
For Egyptians, not watching the World Cup is not an option, but for the final game they are being forced to choose between what they see as the lesser of two evils. (AFP/File)
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Egyptians are facing a dilemma when it comes to watching the World Cup as the only two channels that carry the games are an Israeli TV channel and a channel owned by Al Jazeera.
The service provides women with information on how often her potential husband frequents the local mosque and details about his driving habits. (Shutterstock)
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A new internet service in Saudi Arabia allows women to pay for information about potential husbands.

July 12, 2014

The body of five-year-old Abdallah Abu Ghazal lies at a mosque during a funeral ceremony in the northern Gaza town of Beit Lahiya on July 10, 2014 after he was killed in an Israeli air strike. (MAHMUD HAMS/AFP)
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I can no longer stand by while Israeli politicians like Ayelet Shaked condone the deaths of innocent Palestinian women and children
"We have no interest in sharing a name with a group whose name has become synonymous with violence," said Isis CEO Michael Abbott (Courtesy of Android Spin)
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U.S. wireless carriers are not so excited that the world is Googling "ISIS" like never before. After all, it is not for the carriers' mobile wallet app that they have been trying to promote to customers for months, but rather it is for the jihadist terrorist group in Syria that has been grabbing headlines globally.

July 11, 2014

Diane Sawyer issued an official apology Thursday over the Palestinian photo mistake (Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune)
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Diane Sawyer's "oops" Tuesday in which the famous news anchor misidentified Palestinians as Israelis in the aftermath of an airstrike has caused a social media storm globally, prompting Sawyer herself to issue an apology Thursday.