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April 28, 2015 - 14:49 GMT
The hassle of weddings becomes a treasured memory in Lebanon; a new draft law threatens press freedom in Egypt; California can learn from Jordanian water-shortage veterans.
A Syrian band performs in Beirut, 2015.  (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Syrian crisis influencing Beirut music; the crisis facing refugees in the Mediterranean; and problems facing teachers in Iran.
Even before thousands took to Tahrir Square in 2011 a strong protest movement existed in Egpyt (File-AFP)
April 27, 2015 - 13:57 GMT
A look at pre-Arab Spring protests in Egypt; a Jewish journalist leaves Israel to live in occupied Bethlehem; and the problem of corruption in Lebanon.
Saudi-led airstrikes have caused immense damage on Yemen's already-underdeveloped infrastructure (File-AFP)
April 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Photos show the ongoing destruction of Yemen; Al Nusra Front takes a key city in Syria; and Egyptian Armenians remember the genocide.
Lebanese women speak out against domestic violence in Beirut.  (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 12:48 GMT
Precarious legal rights of Lebanon's women, one Armenian community in Beirut stays true to its roots; and Tunisian olive farmers tap into nostalgia.
Non-Muslim artists are becoming increasingly inspired by the aesthetics of Islamic art.  (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
New incarnations of Islamic-inspired art; a devastating New Year for Iraq's Yazidis; and the struggle of Palestinian cinema.
On Wednesday the Obama administration admitted that US hostage Warren Weinstein had been killed in a January drone strike (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 10:59 GMT
The Obama administration admits they have trouble knowing who is killed in drone strikes; how sectarian cleansing in Syria affects Lebanon; and 7 interesting facts about the "first Muslim."
Circassians protest the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Ankara, Turkey.  (AFP/Adem Altan)
April 23, 2015 - 14:08 GMT
A controversial decision in Turkey to introduce Latin alphabet in Circassian language courses; African minority in Iran; and the water crisis in Jordan.
Instability and war have threatened Iraq's archeological treasures with looting and destruction.  (AFP/Ali al-Saadi)
April 23, 2015 - 05:06 GMT
The archeological crisis in Iraq; persecution of Sudanese human rights activists; and the question of whether Egyptian women truly want equality.
GCC states have recently employed a radical new policy for dealing with perceived regional threats (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 12:03 GMT
The GCC has not been able to contain its enemies quietly; the issue of Palestinian Authority tax revenue; and comparing the current crisis in Yemen to the 1994 civil war.
Hezbollah fighters at a rally in 2015 (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
As Iran retreats Hezbollah will become more aggressive; examining what went wrong in Libya; and 18 ways in which Lebanon is like Game of Thrones.