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April 1, 2014

Egyptians have turned to Twitter to voice their frustration with the current political climate. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
A controversial and unflattering hashtag about presidential hopeful Abdel Fattah al Sisi is circulating on Twitter.

March 31, 2014

Iran has witnessed some of its heaviest snowfalls on record over the past year (File Archive)
12:00 GMT
An unexpected winter wonderland hit Iran Monday leaving many visitors who came to see family during the Nowruz holidays stranded in the northern part of the country.
The wife allegedly used her spicy torture tactics after her husband refused to help her open her own beauty shop (Shutterstock)
10:43 GMT
Here is one spicy story from Morocco: A woman was caught of torturing her husband by chaining him at home, and then poking his eyes with hot red chili peppers.
No more lingerie for Saudi men-at least not selling it! Riyadh is banning all men from work in "women accesory" stories, including lingerie, perfumes, women's bags, shoes, clothes and even mother-care products (File Archive)
07:45 GMT
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Labor is banning men from working in women's accessories shops.
Zughaibi's campaign poster is hotly contested. (photo courtesy of Facebook)
05:00 GMT
An Iraqi female politician has recently come under fire for her unusual campaign poster.

March 30, 2014

A man handles snakes in church.
12:27 GMT
Our American in Arabia is shocked by the people in the U.S. dancing with snakes to prove their 'superhero faith'. With a message to all extremists, Brett tries to get to the bottom of why some take religion to extremes.
The Inside Out Project is a global art movement that aims to spread messages to the public through photography. (AFP/File)
11:39 GMT
A new street art project casts Yemenis in a new light and presents an important counter narrative.
Angelina Jolie is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Angelina Jolie recently traveled to Bosnia to meet with survivors of sexual violence during Bosnia's war.
Patients in Dubai looking for a non surgical facelift have turned to the popular "vampire facelift." (AFP/File)
08:04 GMT
For the so-called "Vampire facelift," a doctor injects the patient's own blood into the patient's face. A recent ban has stopped many clinics in Dubai from offering the procedure.
Tunisian rap artists formed a union to represent their rights under the former Ennahda-led government last year (File Archive)
07:40 GMT
One of the region's first major hip hop festivals is set to hit Doha this week on Thursday, April 3rd.

March 29, 2014

Saudi citizens are concerned about animal cruelty after multiple videos of people abusing animals circulated on YouTube. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
Saudi citizens are calling for the establishment of organizations that will raise awareness about animals rights.
Graffiti pops up around the world. It is often a form of political expression. (AFP/File)
12:45 GMT
Graffiti is a growing art form in Saudi Arabia, yet many graffiti artists face problems convincing the Saudi government and public that their work is not vandalism.

March 28, 2014

A car crash occurs every seconds in Saudi Arabia (File/AFP)
12:47 GMT
Reckless driving in Saudi Arabia led to 163 people being killed within the space of 83 days. What can be done to change road safety in the kingdom?

March 27, 2014

Discrimination against domestic workers in Lebanon such as Filipino maids is very common (File/AFP)
13:00 GMT
While Lebanon is known for its lavish countrysides and bursting Beirut scene, growing racism in the country is a less known story, but one that is very real and developing to new extents.
Meet Lammily, who will hopefully make little girls and boys all over the world realize that Barbie's body type is not realistic! (Image courtesy of theupcoming.co.uk)
10:00 GMT
What if fashion dolls were made using standard human body proportions? It’s a question that occurred to artist Nickolay Lamm while looking at a Barbie doll and thinking “it looked a little weird.”