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April 22, 2014

Joining the Israeli army will remain voluntary for Christians, but now Tel Aviv will be mailing recruitment papers directly to all Christians on their sixteenth birthday (File Archive/AFP)
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Palestinian Christian citizens of Israel will not receive army conscription papers directly on their sixteenth birthday

April 21, 2014

The leadership in Ramallah is seriously considering the dismantling of the PA if and when negotiations with Israel completely break down. (AFP/File)
06:32 GMT
US envoy to the Middle East peace process Martin Indyk did not present any new proposals on how to salvage the currently stalemated Israeli-Palestinian peace talks during a meeting on Friday, a Palestinian official told AFP on Sunday.

April 18, 2014

Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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Every chlorine bomb, every aerial attack, every starved city and any other move by the Assad administration is with one purpose in mind- re-election; guessing a hijabi's beauty in Saudi; the windows of KSA mosques; and the people demonstrate in Yemen of fuel prices.
The 36-story, 382,500 square-foot (35,535 square-meter) building is located on the Fifth Avenue in New York.
08:32 GMT
The US government says it is going to sell an Iranian skyscraper in New York City in favor of anti-Tehran plaintiffs.

April 15, 2014

Yuval Steinitz is a member of Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party. (AFP/File)
07:42 GMT
Israeli intelligence minister Yuval Steinitz recently criticized U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for his comments on Iran's nuclear program.

April 14, 2014

Sisi is widely expected to win the upcoming presidential elections. (AFP/File)
16:12 GMT
Abdel Fattah al Sisi's lawyer handed in the required documents Monday for Sisi to run for president.

April 13, 2014

Ragheb reassured everyone again that he didn't quit because of fellow judge Ahlam. (Image: Facebook)
08:48 GMT
Wondering why Ragheb Alama has REALLY quit Arab Idol? Find out here!

April 12, 2014

Is Angelina hating on the SaveKessab hashtag posted by Kim?
11:00 GMT
Armenian public figure Kim Kardashian is allegedly getting some celebrity backlash for her Twitter campaign to #SaveKessab.
Child marriage has been an issue in several countries in the Middle East. [gateway]
06:40 GMT
The law also prohibits Muslim men from marrying non-Muslim women and prohibits women from leaving their home without their husband's consent.

April 11, 2014

Saudi Arabia's latest mountaineers scaled the Swiss Alps as part of a World Scout Foundation workshop (File/AFP)
10:51 GMT
Saudi boy scouts braced the cold Swiss climate and climbed the Alps to ask for world peace.
Mohammad Assaf singing his heart out in Palestine on Valentine's Day. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT
He's a Dubai-based dude now, but he's made his way back to Palestine for his upcoming music video.