IDF soldiers stand on the Dome of the Rock, part of the Haram al-Sharif compound. It is one of the various holy sites Palestinians are trying to visit in Jerusalem (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)
June 29, 2015 - 17:06 GMT
Why the relaxing of restrictions on Palestinians might not be simply for Ramadan; the Iranian press's confused response to the nuclear deal; and the best summer reads from Arab authors.
Palestinians collect water from a broken pipe (Mohammed Abed/AFP)
June 29, 2015 - 12:04 GMT
The drought that the Israeli government forces upon Palestine; how the youth have been left behind in Tunisia; and the battle over Morocco's languages.
When will Lebanon become more progressive on LGBTQ rights?  (AFP/Joseph Eid)
June 28, 2015 - 11:03 GMT
LGBTQ rights may have a chance in Lebanon; the magic of 3-D animation debuts in Gaza; and Egyptian soap Haret al-Yahood follows Arabic literature's example in its sympathetic portrayal of Jews.
A Kuwaiti man is consoled at the site of Friday's Daesh-perpetrated bombing on a Shiite mosque in Kuwait City.  (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
June 28, 2015 - 05:31 GMT
How news media plays into the Daesh narrative; Palestinian photographer shares a happier side of life in Gaza; and torture abounds in Iran.
A Palestinian village in the hills near Nablus, the city known to some as Palestine's
June 27, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
Palestine's "Little Damascus"; a new strategy for Algeria's Islamists; and how big food companies are over-commercializing Ramadan.
Members of Iraq's mainly Shiite Popular Mobilization Units hold up an Iraqi flag.  The volunteer militia, though split into several factions, has been instrumental in the fight against Daesh militants in Iraq.  (AFP/File).
June 25, 2015 - 10:33 GMT
The powerful yet divided Shiite forces fighting Daesh in Iraq; Turkey's Kurds study their language after a decades-long ban; and a workshop in Egypt fights gender stereotypes.
A veiled woman takes her motor bike for a spin.  Though women are banned from driving in his home country, Saudi Prince Fahad al-Saud has developed
June 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Feminism and general female badassery from the most unlikely of royal families; Iran's oppressive measures against Baha'i business; and a photographic tour of North African cinemas.
An Iraqi Shiite militia fighter in the province of Salahuddin (AFP/Mohammad Sawaf)
June 24, 2015 - 17:50 GMT
Questions of leadership in the Iraqi army; the trial of the Washington Post correspondent in Iran; and the British government ignoring accused war criminals under their nose.
WikiLeaks has released large numbers of confidential documents from the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry (Image source:
June 24, 2015 - 12:33 GMT
What the Saudi cables say about Iran; the plight of the Druze in Syria; and why the airstrikes in Yemen are flying in the face of Islam.
The Giza Pyramids aren't in fact the oldest in Egypt (Wikimedia Commons)
June 23, 2015 - 16:53 GMT
The original pyramid that nobody knows; what Wikileaks has told us about Lebanon; and the prospects for the Kurds in Syria.
Ayatollah Khomeini was the supreme religious leader of Iran after the revolution in 1979 (AFP/Gabriel Duval)
June 23, 2015 - 11:52 GMT
The newspapers on the most important days of Iranian history; the Israeli report on the attacks on Gaza; and the symbol of Arafat's helicopter.