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September 29, 2016 - 19:45 GMT
Snapping pictures of the piles of rubbish lining Lebanon's roads can quite an adventure; what Lebanon's crisis means to the elderly; and how 20 years after the Qana massacre, wounds have still not healed.
Family With Flowers, Date Unknown (Mohamed Abla, Tumblr)
September 27, 2016 - 17:40 GMT
All eyes on Egyptian-American Rami Malek; Egypt’s ratio of nurses to population is below international averages; those places in Egypt really exist; and how Sisi has taken advantage of much of the repressive infrastructure laid down by Nasser.
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September 26, 2016 - 20:49 GMT
A recently released Harvard study says that media ignores real facts; how the election is being billed as a national referendum on the nature of truth itself; and a series about the current U.S. Presidential race from an outsider's perspective.
A Jordan-based journalist told Al-Jazeera that Hattar had been detained in the past over critical postings about Jordan's king. (Ibtimes)
September 25, 2016 - 17:38 GMT
Why addressing the enabling environment is crucial after the killing of Nahed Hattar; the strong reactions from all sides in Jordan caused by today's murder; and the story of a Palestinian father whose son was shot in the back by two Israeli soldiers.
Western Europe has experienced an increase in immigration from all around the globe in the last decade. Overall, Muslims face a number of challenges on integration and assimilation:
September 24, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Fighting the language of exclusion and prejudice; the silent, insidious war waged against Lebanon; and a Persian cookbook that will teach you how to eat a pomegranate without looking like a blood-spattered lunatic.
In Somalia, discrimination and backlash have arisen as a result of cultural values that segregate and exclude the minority groups from dominant clan societies. (Wikipedia)
September 22, 2016 - 18:45 GMT
Exploring the daily lives of people belonging to the discriminated clans in Somalia; how propaganda changes as new technologies advance; and a video speaking of the heartbreak, struggles, and aspirations of the conflict's youngest victims.
Founded in 1976, Gaza’s Artificial Limbs and Polio Center has seen a dramatic increase in its workload, fitting prosthetic limbs for many people injured during three major Israeli offensives since 2008. Emad Shaat
September 21, 2016 - 21:47 GMT
The story of Manar al-Shenbari who lost both her legs when Israel attacked her family.Here some problems that are demonstrably worse than terrorism; and a chat with hip young robab-slinger, Qais Essar.
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September 20, 2016 - 21:36 GMT
Aysegul Terzi told Turkey's Show TV she often finds herself crying over the attack; is that “perfection” really dependent on weight loss?; and troubling the easy dichotomy between secular and religious, good and bad.
September 19, 2016 - 08:39 GMT
Asserting the humanity inherent in queer identity; poetry, wine and Iran; a piece of political that will make you laugh; and getting ready for a new art season.
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September 17, 2016 - 22:36 GMT
Electricity shortages in schools in Northern Pakistan are reaching their peaks; what do the numbers of refugees mean now?; and a mural hopes to bring happiness and life into the East Harlem neighborhood.
Local tribal leaders in southern Jordan waited for a campaign event to begin on Saturday. Parliamentary elections are being held on Wednesday. (Bryan Denton for The New York Times)
September 15, 2016 - 21:50 GMT
How next week's vote will be a "test for the Brotherhood's popularity"; five things to watch during this election that will likely impact Jordan’s political future; and the paradox of breaking the silence.
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September 14, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Many Syrians in the countryside believe the little sign of political compromise won't last long; the northern FSA brigades have rejected the US-Russian brokered ceasefire agreement; and the silver lining of the Burkini ban.
A firefighter at 'Ground Zero', three days after the attack. (AFP / Tannen Maury)
September 12, 2016 - 19:05 GMT
Fifteen years after 9/11, it looks like the war on terror is still in its opening act; Gulf countries say suing Saudi Arabia for 9/11 runs against principles of international law; a real-time reportage of September 11; and how the great wars of the 20th century appear to have imbued the US with a permanent standing army.
Nadia Gamal at her home in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya. (Photo credit: Menna Farouk)
September 11, 2016 - 22:38 GMT
Only challenging societal traditions will bring FGM to an end; private beaches, restricted access, over and over again in Lebanon; representing the experience of on-going tragedy in Syria through art; and reflecting on the enormity of the Syrian tragedy.
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September 10, 2016 - 16:36 GMT
Why living in Syria is like walking on shifting sands; what Aleppo is and why it matters; and how forced displacement has forced women refugees into employment.
September 09, 2016 - 23:40 GMT
Investigating the contradictory nature of social banditry in the Gaza Strip; the claim that Israel is a foreign entity in the Middle East fails the test of reality; and the real plight of Palestinians is the impossible dream of returning to their homeland.