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Amer Sweity is conducing research on how to turn seawater into potable water. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
The first Jordanian to earn a doctoral degree in Israel is producing peace through water.
The operation has declined by 13 percent, but the statistic still falls at 61 percent of women who have been married. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 08:23 GMT
The operation has declined by 13 percent, but the statistic still falls at 61 percent of women who have been married.
Israeli settlers ride from the illegal settlement of Kiryat Arba to Jerusalem, causing widespread traffic on Palestinian roads, May 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 06:58 GMT
A tad unjust? Roads were closed across the occupied West Bank causing huge traffic jams so Israeli settlers could have a bike race.
Activists participate in an Istanbul gay pride parade, June 2013.  (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Baris Sulu of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) is the first gay man to run for a seat Turkey's parliament, in elections scheduled for June 7.
Members of Iraqi metal band Acrassicauda, who used music to cope with violence in their home country.  (AFP/Don Emmert)
May 25, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
"We didn't want to carry weapons and go shoot people. Violence was never the solution," says the band's drummer and lyricist.
People aren't the only casualties of war - three extremely rare ibis birds kept in Palmyra face extinction after their caretakers were forced to flee Daesh militants.  (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 11:12 GMT
People aren't the only casualties of war - three extremely rare ibis birds kept in Palmyra face extinction after their caretakers were forced to flee Daesh militants.
Not keen on a $66 traffic fine? Neither are these Lebanese taxi drivers. (Shutterstock/File)
May 25, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
A group of taxi drivers in northern Lebanon weren't happy about the government's new, strict traffic fines.
The groom said he had been cheated into marrying a woman who wasn't a virgin. (Shutterstock/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Who said Saudis don't have a sense of humor? A groom who forced his wife to take a virginity test has been ridiculed across the kingdom for his ridiculous behavior.
The programme is designed to increase school enrolment and attendance.(www.tablefor2.org)
May 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Table For Two (TFT), a non-profit committed to simultaneously tackling malnutrition and obesity, is launching a fundraising drive to support the World Food Programme’s (WFP) school meals initiative for 16,000 Syrian children in refugee camps in Jordan.
Ladies are still permitted to wear the burqa on the street. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
It will be illegal to wear the burqa in schools, hospitals and on public transport.
Germany has the second-largest Muslim population in western Europe after France. (Shutterstock)
May 24, 2015 - 08:27 GMT
The Imam will support Germany's Muslim soldiers serving in the military.