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July 22, 2014

The four women were shopping when they were attacked with acid by two men on a motorcycle (File/AFP)
11:51 GMT
Four women are in critical condition after being attacked with acid in Quetta. The motive is unclear and no suspects have been arrested.
Iranian Space Agency’s plan incorporates three main sections, including sending humans as well as telecommunications and remote sensing satellites into space (Shutterstock).
05:00 GMT
Following on from Iran´s reports that it sent not one, but two monkeys into space last year, the Iranian Space Agency has formulated a 10-year strategy to send humans into space.

July 21, 2014

The unified news bulletin is shown on television, Monday, July 21, 2014. [The Daily Star]
22:18 GMT
These were the images broadcast across all eight Lebanese television channels Monday, in what may be the world's first unified news bulletin in support of Gaza.
Dr Mads Gilbert who volunteers in Gaza is helping to bring international attention to the crisis.
11:27 GMT
In an open letter, a Norwegian surgeon who volunteers at a hospital in Gaza, Dr Mads Gilbert, has invited US President Barack Obama to spend a night in Al Shifa’a Hospital in Gaza to see the catastrophic consequences of ruthless and hateful Israeli assaults.
Shabbir Bahai Fakhr Al Deen was rewarded with a gift from Dubai's police for his honesty (File/Shutterstock)
10:47 GMT
A man in Dubai was praised by police for returning a bag of 50,000 Saudi riyals ($13,330) he found. Looks like it pays to be kind and honest!
World first invisible Qur’an displayed at Tehran Qur’an exhibit. [Shutterstock]
08:30 GMT
A copy of the Holy Qur’an written with invisible ink has been showcased at the 22nd International Holy Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran.
Protests against Israel's campaign in Gaza were held worldwide in city centers across the globe (Joe Klamar/AFP)
05:00 GMT
A teenage demonstrator in Kashmir was shot dead by police Saturday during a protest for Gaza.

July 20, 2014

No humans were injured when Israeli soldiers fired on the donkey, causing it to explode. (Shutterstock)
13:29 GMT
A donkey was used to carry explosive devices towards Israeli soldiers in Gaza, but was promptly blown up when members of the IDF were forced to shoot the animal as it approached.
Lisa Rosenberg suggested that the Palestinian woman had explosives in her bag (Image: WPFB)
13:18 GMT
A Jewish doctor was kicked off a plane on July 7 for being abusive towards a Palestinian woman, according to an airline report.
Activists held demonstrations across the world to boycott Israeli products (File/AFP)
09:22 GMT
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign has cost Israel's economy millions of dollars each year. With the ongoing assault on Gaza, pro-Palestine activists have stepped up their game.
In Syria´s searing summer heat, one man´s bomb crater is another man´s swimming pool! (AFP/File).
08:42 GMT
Against the odds, Syrian children are making the best of being bombed

July 19, 2014

14:06 GMT
Crouching in a corner and flinching at every wave of the stick, a young boy’s abuse at the hands of an even younger Lebanese child was taped, and widely shared online Saturday,spreading waves of controversy across social media platforms.
09:15 GMT
A family consultant questioned the reliability of statistics released by the Justice Ministry that showed about 90 percent of marriages between Saudi women and foreign men were successful.
Photo used for illustrative purposes. (Nick Leonard/Wikimedia Commons)
08:34 GMT
A video showing a large number of men harassing two girls on a street, said to be in the northern city of Irbid earlier this week, has hit a raw nerve among many Jordanians.

July 18, 2014

Ayman Mohyeldin was ordered by a top NBC executive to leave Gaza immediately after reporting the airstrike on the beach that killed four children. NBC did not provide any reason publicly regarding his dismissal (Courtesy of Al Jazeera America)
15:12 GMT
U.S. TV network NBC yanked its leading correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin from covering Gaza after he reported the Israeli airstrike on the Gaza beach that left four Palestinian children dead.