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February 2, 2016

For $28 a night, you can stay on an unauthorized outpost in the West Bank, which is illegal even under Israeli law! Just be careful: the outpost, called Maale Rechavam, was the site of violent protests in 2014 when the Israeli government demolished 10 illegally-built houses here. Masked demonstrators set fire to roads and threw stones at police.
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Users of the vacation rental service list their settlement homes as if they were in Israel proper.
This was done out of respect to the religion, not in offense.' (Shutterstock)
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The two Australian women wore conservative Muslim dress to a health industry exhibition.
Theo Zwanziger
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Former German football federation (DFB) chief Theo Zwanziger can for now continue calling 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar "the cancerous growth on world football," a Dusseldorf court said Tuesday in a preliminary ruling.
The group allegedly forged relationships with South American drug cartels to sell large quantities of cocaine in Europe and the US. (AFP/File)
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The group allegedly forged relationships with South American drug cartels to sell large quantities of cocaine in Europe and the US.
Saudi folklore dance. (Flickr)
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The group performed at an event titled "My Environment, My Responsibility".
Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets supporters during her caucus night event in the Olmsted Center at Drake University on February 1, 2016. (AFP/Justin Sullivan)
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Believe it or not, 7 percent of Muslims polled said they would vote for Donald Trump.

January 28, 2016

She was found guilty of insulting Islam after describing Eid al-Adha's tradition of slaughtering sheep as the "greatest massacre committed by human beings." (Twitter)
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She was found guilty of insulting Islam after describing Eid al-Adha's tradition of slaughtering sheep as the "greatest massacre committed by human beings."

February 4, 2016

Destruction caused by Russian airstrikes in Syria. (AFP/File)
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Secretary of State John Kerry demands halt to Russian airstrikes in Syria.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets Syrian refugees in Toronto. (Twitter)
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The US Senate committee for Homeland Security met Wednesday to address concerns over Canada's plan to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees.
Saudi ready to send troops to Syria if needed in US-led ground war. (AFP/File)
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If a US-led coalition is ready for a ground war in Syria, then Saudi Arabia says its willing to send troops in support of the alliance.
Apparently it’s still a crime not to cover up when running for your life. (AFP/File)
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Apparently it’s still a crime not to cover up when running for your life.
"God knows" was Mordechai's response when asked if Israel was behind a string of recent collapses. (AFP/File)
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In an interview with Palestinian Ma’an news agency, Israel's Major General Yoav Mordechai refused to comment on whether Israel was responsible for recent tunnel collapses in Gaza.

January 31, 2016

Who wears it better? A wikiHow post on “3 Ways to Dress Modestly as a Muslim Girl” makes clear this is a personal prerogative. They suggest an open chat with other women on what it means to dress modestly and to learn how they reached their own personal interpretation of the requirements of hijab.
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Skinny jeans and headscarves? The Islamic dress code for women is nuanced; a total package that moves beyond clothing into behavior. So what does that look like, exactly? And where do you stand in the debate?
Justin Trudeau faced severe criticism for his short statement about the Holocaust which did not mention Jews or anti-Semitism. (Twitter)
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Justin Trudeau faced severe criticism for his short statement about the Holocaust which did not mention Jews or anti-Semitism.
The Stockholm Police talk to participants of a movement calling itself "The People's Demonstration" which held a meeting at Norrmalmstorg square in Stockholm, Sweden, January 30, 2016. (AFP/Marcus Ericsson)
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The gang of black-clad, masked men claimed to be meting out appropriate punishment for the murder of an aid worker killed at a center for refugee children.
Frustrated flight attendant. (Shutterstock)
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Two men yelled at an airline attendant for not wearing a headscarf in Saudi Arabia.
"Now I  know why they call it 'eau de toilette'" .   (Shutterstock)
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After raiding a warehouse in Jeddah, Saudi municipality team found, among other things, ten gallons of urine.
A Femen protester performs a mock hanging off a Parisian bridge (AFP/File)
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A Femen protester hangs herself from a bridge in France to protest visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his country's human rights issues.
Sherihan has been famous for her daring and original fashion sense since the start of her career. (Facebook)
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18 looks that prove Sherihan is the original fashionista.

February 6, 2016

President of the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
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The mother of six is reported to have died according to MTV Lebanon; however, official sources have yet to verify the news.
A still image from a video posted on YouTube shows a Saudi woman on the floor after being shoved by an expatriate man. (YouTube)
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Angry social media users took to Twitter to vent their fury and condemn the expatriate man in the video seen pushing an unsuspecting Saudi woman over in a supermarket.

February 3, 2016

Libya is facing a new wave of devastation with Daesh looming. (AFP/File)
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With Daesh spreading into Libya, how will the West's strategy change?
Hamaki performing at the closing ceremony of the 2016 African Handball Cup of Nations. (Instagram)
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Mohamed Hamaki releases a new single in celebration of the Egyptian handball team.
Arsal, Lebanon. (Twitter)
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The Lebanese army conducted multiple raids in northern Lebanon on Wednesday.
The rights group has condemned Tunisia’s controversial “Law 52,” which they allege sends people to prison for disproportionate lengths of time. (AFP/File)
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The rights group has condemned Tunisia’s controversial “Law 52,” which they allege sends people to prison for disproportionate lengths of time.
An Emirati falconer with his bird. (AFP/File)
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Dubai is flying high with the Falconry Championship this week.
Does Amr Diab and Mohamed Mounir’s New “Al Qahira” Music Video Really Represent Cairo? (YouTube)
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Does Amr Diab and Mohamed Mounir’s New “Al Qahira” Music Video Really Represent Cairo?
Giulio Regeni was last seen January 25. (Twitter)
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A visiting Cambridge student has been missing since January 25.

February 7, 2016

The statement comes at a time when Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering sending troops to fight in Syria. (AFP/File)
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The statement comes at a time when Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering sending troops to fight in Syria.
The recent nominations of March 8 Maronites Franjieh and Aoun by rival March 14 politicians - a sign of political discord, or an attempt to mend sectarian rivalries?  Nobody is quite sure.  (AFP/File)
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Are the recent nominations a sign of political discord or an attempt to mend sectarian rivalries? Nobody is quite sure.

February 1, 2016

Egyptian police stand guard at Tahrir Square in Cairo. (Twitter)
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Egypt's constitutional court is currently looking into another lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the controversial law.

January 30, 2016

When Turkey downed a Russian warplane in November, Russia responded with economic sanctions on Turkey.
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Turkey has again summoned the Russian ambassador, claiming that a Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace.

January 26, 2016

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu addresses the media after the European Union (EU) - Turkey ministerial political dialogue meeting at Ankara Palace in Ankara on January 25, 2016. (AFP/Adem Altan)
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The Kurdish Democratic Union Party is fighting Daesh, but is described by Turkey as a 'terror' organization.
Map of Syria showing location of Sheikh Miskeen. (AFP/File)
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In its continuing effort to regain control of the Daraa province, the Syria regime has seized an important rebel town that lies very close to the Jordanian border.

January 25, 2016

People walk with coffins of victims from Cizre and Silopi killed during curfews during a funeral in Sirnak on January 12, 2016. (AFP/File)
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Turkey, for its part, has vowed no let-up in the military campaign in Kurdish-majority cities.