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April 23, 2015

Hayek will be attending the screening of "The Prophet" in Lebanon this month. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
10:28 GMT
Lebanese-Mexican Hollywood actress Salma Hayek is heading to Lebanon in April for the premiere of her new film "The Prophet."
With progress to be made in efficiency, job satisfaction and wellness, there’s profit to be made from wearable tech (image: on file).
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The business world is now exploring how it can take advantage of the new possibilities provided by wearable technology.

April 22, 2015

Facebook also will relax its previous rule that prevented people from seeing multiple posts from the same source.
16:56 GMT
Facebook said Tuesday it was reconfiguring its News Feed, in a move aimed at giving people more information about what is happening to "the friends you care about.

April 21, 2015

The Canadian company did not disclose financial details about the acquisition (image: on file).
21:54 GMT
Blackberry will set up a development center in Israel based on the acquisition of WatchDox.
First to celebrate Earth Day this year is Jeddah. On Tuesday, the Saudi city will set up 20 tents stretching over 5000 sqm, each dedicated to a different cause such as recycling and water conservation. Meanwhile, 200 volunteer divers will cultivate corals as part of a coral reef restoration initiative. More details available on their Facebook page.
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Earth Day is just 24 hours dedicated to efforts to protect and repair “Mother Earth.” More than one billion people from 190 countries will celebrate Earth Day 2015. How will you use your power to change climate change?

April 19, 2015

Haifa didn't care much for her ferocious critics. (Image: Facebook)
09:47 GMT
Haifa Wehbe's new music video did not exactly impress everyone!
Experts say Morsi could face the death penalty in his upcoming trial this Tuesday in the latest of a series of harsh sentences handed down to Brotherhood affiliates in Egypt. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
The ousted Egyptian leader faces a potential death penalty change in an upcoming trial this week, but experts warn either way, a harsh sentencing will likely mean the final end for the Brotherhood in Egypt.

April 17, 2015

It is the second time this week that an Indonesian domestic worker has been executed. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia has beheaded an Indonesian female domestic worker, just two days after executing another woman from the Southeast Asian country.

April 16, 2015

beIN Sports set to launch in Spain
17:10 GMT
Qatar-based television network Al Jazeera and Spanish broadcaster Mediapro have partnered to launch beIN Sports channel.
UN special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar. (AFP/File)
07:17 GMT
The UN special envoy to Yemen, Jamal Benomar, resigned from his position amid political chaos and instability.

April 15, 2015

Fresh recruits are reportedly told to rip up and burn their passports upon arriving in Daesh-held territory in Syria to ensure they don't try to defect from the group's ranks. (AFP/File)
09:48 GMT
Some 40 foreign fighters in Daesh-held Syria are being arrested by the group's leaders for trying to escape or being suspected of wanting to as some say larger defection numbers reflect weakening Daesh capacity.

April 13, 2015

Ramin Rahmani Nejad Asil, the Iranian photographer behind these images, told Al Bawaba, “Many locals believe that this is the most exquisite mosque in the world, and I have never seen anything like it." Located in the southern city of Shiraz, the Nasir al-Mulk Mosque is a hidden treasure in the Islamic Republic.
20:35 GMT
Stained glass and sunlight create a daily magic show inside a 19th century Iranian mosque.