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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.

April 9, 2014

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Netanyahu is "giving fuel and matches to those who hate Israel. (AFP/File)
11:45 GMT
In the wake of the Mideast peace talk's failure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed all Israeli government ministries to cease civilian and economic cooperation with the Palestinian Authority.
Most of the anti-Semitic tweets came from Egypt. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT
When the hugely popular Egyptian TV host used scholar Ben Judah's work in a local newspaper, things quickly got out of hand, revealing the extent of anti-Semitic feeling in the Arab world.

April 8, 2014

One of the intimate shots posted by Gigi and Cody while on shot over the weekend. (Image: Facebook)
12:20 GMT
They may be teenagers, but Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson sure aren't acting like it!
Vin Diesel striking a pose in Tunisia. (Image: Facebook)
10:50 GMT
Stopping over in Tunisia for a stint, Vin Diesel is on his way to the UAE at last.

April 7, 2014

The West must face up to the fact that Assad "will not be overthrown," the analyst said. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
An Iranian-sponsored analyst has called on Western governments to halt their support for the Syrian opposition and to recognise that Syrian President Bashar Assad is still "standing tall".

April 6, 2014

Menendez accused Iran of "plotting in the back room" over the nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
19:03 GMT
At a conference in New York City on Sunday, several prominent members of America's Israeli lobby accused Iran of "plotting in the back room" and seeking to ruin a nuclear deal with world powers.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is considered one of the main "brokers" of the latest round of peace talks, but many Palestinians now believe that achieving peace with Israel may be impossible with U.S. involvement (File Archive/AFP)
07:55 GMT
Palestinians should "step away" from the U.S. brokered peace talks with Israel and find a new way to establish statehood for its people.