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July 1, 2014

Superbugs pose a serious health risk. (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
A 29-year-old Saudi scientist developed a test to immediately recognize superbugs.

June 30, 2014

The water programs will help provide fresh water to various cities world wide. (AFP/File)
14:14 GMT
The UAE Water Aid campaign has raised millions for their clean water initiative.
Corporal Wassef Ali Hassoun disappeared ten years ago but is now in custody of the U.S. military (File/AFP)
12:09 GMT
A U.S. "mysterious marine" is back in the hands of America's military after disappearing ten years ago, allegedly faking his own kidnapping, then disappearing again.
No moon in sight? Muslim clerics monitor the sky through binoculars to determine the first day of Ramadan (File/AFP)
11:13 GMT
Every year in Pakistan, there seems to be a huge disagreement over moon sightings to determine the beginning of Ramadan and 2014 is no different! There will be some grumpy Muslims out there.
Israeli forces also recently dropped match boxes into the streets that read "Beware! Hamas is inflaming the West Bank." (Shutterstock)
05:00 GMT
Israel dropped hundreds of anti-Hamas lollipops in two of the West Bank's largest cities in an effort to turn public opinion against Hamas.

June 29, 2014

Algerian players will receive a tailored schedule from a traveling imam to ensure they follow Ramadan. (AFP/File)
13:12 GMT
Algerian players observing Ramadan will be exempt from fasting as they prepare for a big game against Germany.
The study notes that Muslim women are easily identified because of their dress and therefore are frequently targeted. (Shutterstock)
12:26 GMT
A new study revealed that women are more likely to be the targets of Islamophobic hate crimes than men.
The Egyptian army has supposedly created a machine that can cure HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, and cancer! (Shutterstock)
08:24 GMT
The Egyptian army announced that it will postpone the public use of a device that they say can cure hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS.
The Jerusalem District Electricity Company has pledged to keep the lights on throughout the month, despite an ongoing dispute over past debts with Israeli authorities that has led to threats to cut the power across the West Bank.
06:57 GMT
Palestinians of the Muslim faith welcomed the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan on Saturday evening, as millions prepared for 30 days of fasting beginning Sunday morning.
(AFP)
05:00 GMT
The number of pedestrian crossings in Dubai will jump from 100 to 120 by 2016, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) embarks on a series of projects to upgrade infrastructure for pedestrians in the city.

June 28, 2014

(AFP)
17:54 GMT
"Land, akin to language, is inherited," Mahmoud Darwish once said. In the occupied territories, however, language is pillaged, appropriated, violated, and surrounded by barbed wire, just like the land.
(AFP)
17:36 GMT
Saudi women do not have the right to name their newborn babies. Only the father or one of his male relatives has that privilege.
Ariel, Jasmine and Sleeping Beauty are showed being kissed by their fathers in 'the Princes Diaries' [The Independent]
04:00 GMT
Shocking images of Disney princesses being kissed by their fathers are being used by an artist in a campaign to raise awareness of sexual abuse.

June 27, 2014

The 23-year-old musician and actress made the comments on Twitter (Image: Facebook)
06:30 GMT
The Nigerian pop singer Adokiye caused a bit of a ruckus after offering militant group Boko Haram her virginity in exchange for hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls.

June 26, 2014

Hussein's poetry touched the hearts of Palestinians and non Palestinians alike. (AFP/FIle)
09:56 GMT
Rashid Hussein was one of Palestine's most influential writers.