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August 13, 2014

Over 450 Palestinian children have been killed by Israeli air strikes in Gaza (File/AFP)
06:38 GMT
Ten UAE cyclists will bike across the U.S. in September to raise money for injured and displaced Palestinian children with a goal to raise at least $250,000.
The Crown Prince debuted a 12-minute long time lapse video of Dubai's airport. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The Dubai Crown Prince recently announced a project set to showcase 360 degree virtual tours of Dubai.

August 12, 2014

Reyaad Khan, a 20 year-old Cardiff student. [Screenshot]
11:36 GMT
A British jihadist fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq has boasted of preparing for ‘martyrdom’.
As the fragile ceasefire holds tonight between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza Strip, the contrast is stark.
10:08 GMT
Two very different responses to the ceasefire: Israelis sunbathe on the beach as life attempts to get back to normal... but in the Gaza Strip, Palestinians return to see what remains of their homes
Fascinating but disturbing? Hundreds of torture devices are now on display at the museum in Giza (File/Shutterstock)
08:51 GMT
You can now see hundreds of torture devices used throughout the ages in Egypt's newly opened "torture museum". Might be a bit PG13 for the kids though!
Iraqi General Ahmed Ithwany calls the Yazidis´place of refuge: "death mountain. Up to 70 per cent of them are dead" (Ahmad al-Rubaye/ AFP).
05:00 GMT
The first Western journalist to reach the Sinjar mountains where tens of thousands of Yazidis have taken refuge from ISIS describes what he saw.

August 11, 2014

An Isis commander at a terrorist training camp north of Baghdad accidentally detonated a belt packed with explosives during a demonstration in front of a group militants. [Shutter Stock]
11:51 GMT
Practice what your preach? This instructor did when his suicide bombing class went up in smoke and his lesson backfired, killing himself and 21 (successful) trainees.
The ISIS fighter tweeted a picture of his son holding a severed head, with the caption: "That's my boy." (Image: Twitter)
09:55 GMT
An Australian national tweeted a picture of his ten-year-old son holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier. Very disturbing if you ask us.
Libi Khan, originally from Bangladesh, offers traditional dishes from her homeland such as biryani, along with Lebanese food as part of a woman's project (Image: Wordpress)
08:13 GMT
An ex-maid in Lebanon turned her life around through food! Bangladesh-born Libi Khan used her culinary skills as part of the “Bounties of Domestic Workers” program, to empower women.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has spent years denying that he sends millions of dollars to support Israel and its army. [Getty Images]
05:30 GMT
Coffee giant Starbucks has been forced once again to deny rumors that the company or its chief executive financially support Israel and its army.
Photographs showing Malay language ISIS magazine Al-Mustaqbal being circulated in Indonesia have emerged. [Daily Mail]
05:00 GMT
ISIS magazine Al Mustaqbal being handed out at Indonesian mosques along with 'vouchers for fried chicken'.
Mr Etheridge posted a picture of himself with a 'golliwog' on Facebook.
04:00 GMT
Ukip MEP Bill Etheridge has been caught in a race-row once again after praising Adolf Hitler for his "magnetic and forceful" qualities as a public speaker to a roomful of prospective party candidates.

August 10, 2014

A supermoon occurs when the moon's elliptical orbit brings it closer to earth, making it look bigger (File/AFP)
13:17 GMT
The UAE and countries across the Middle East will get an astonishing view of the brightest full moon this year, dubbed the "supermoon", astronomers confirmed.
The sixth grader shared a hopeful message through his drawing. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
10:30 GMT
A community organization dedicated to discussing political and social issues hosted a workshop for kids to help them deal with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. One young school kid's piece of artwork is hopeful and inspiring.
Most Saudi women support the new regulations. (Shutterstock)
07:58 GMT
Saudi men now need their Saudi wives' consent before they take a Moroccan woman for their second wife.