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February 22, 2017

Trudeau's administration has welcomed 40,000 Syrian refugees so far. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Canada's latest plans welcome the "highly vulnerable" group of survivors, with some 400 having already been airlifted to the country.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters rally in Amman in 2014. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
The rallies were planned by activists, unionists, and youth leaders in response to the government's recent economic measures.

February 20, 2017

A female fighter in a pro-Kurdish image. [Twitter]
16:08 GMT
In northeastern Syria, there exists a fighting group not only comprised entirely of women, but also revered by their community.
The amount of the fees increase is dependent on the schools' rating by the Dubai School Inspection Bureau. (File photo)
06:00 GMT
Eligible schools in Dubai will now be allowed to increase their fees by between 2.4 -4.8 percent based on the a newly-approved fees framework.

February 21, 2017

Israeli soldier Elor Azaria, who has been charged with manslaughter for shooting an incapacitated Palestinian stabbing suspect in Hebron, is seen in a military court, March 29, 2016. (AFP/File)
12:08 GMT
20-year-old Israeli soldier Elor Azarya executed Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay injured on the ground.
The one-of-a-kind carnival dubbed Wonderland Riyadh launched for the first time and seeks to fill a gap in the entertainment scene in Saudi Arabia. (File photo)
05:00 GMT
"We realized most Saudi families' fun memories are abroad," said Mishael Alrasheed, president of the organizing committee at Benya. You don't say!

February 19, 2017

A page from the ultra-Orthodox version of Israel's IKEA catalogue. (Twitter)
12:39 GMT
IKEA catalogue for Haredis, absent of any women or girls, raises eyebrows among Jews and gentiles alike.
Halima, who was born in a Kenyan refugee camp, donned a hijab and a fur coat for her first trip down the catwalk. (Instagram)
09:27 GMT
Halima Aden, a 19-year-old Somali-American from Minnesota, recently signed with IMG Models, the same agency that represents Gigi Hadid and Kaia Gerber.
The model and her assistants had not sought permission or approval, and had expertly breached security to perform the stunt. (Instagram)
08:32 GMT
Viki Odintcova risked her life for an Instagram photoshoot off Dubai's Cayan Tower.

February 18, 2017

A Libyan man points two Kalashnikov assault rifles in the air as a national flag waves behind him during a celebration marking the sixth anniversary of the Libyan revolution. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
They took to the streets of the country’s capital, Tripoli, and other major cities on Friday to mark the 2011 uprising.