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A garbage collector in Cairo.  (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 06, 2015 - 05:18 GMT
Managing garbage in Egypt's capital; Salma Hayek's new film "The Prophet" spreads positive Middle East images; and where Mid-East women (we're looking at you, Lebanon) rank in the world's sexiest nationalities.
Afghani women enraged after the mob-killing of 27-year old female Farkhunda earlier this year (AFP).
May 05, 2015 - 14:01 GMT
Women fighting for their rights in Afghanistan; the Iranian government censors coverage of cohabitation; and some fresh literature from new Palestinian writers.
Being a photographer in a country rapidly descending into conflict (Shutterstock).
May 05, 2015 - 09:46 GMT
A photographer's perspective on Yemen's last three years; the development of Yemeni press; and reflections on the state of Lebanese media.
Daesh has previously shown child soldiers in its videos. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Daesh seeks child soldiers, suicide bombers in Mosul; a look at one of Beirut's famous street artists; and the hidden treasures of Oman.
Despite their parliament's inability to elect a President, Lebanon was one of two nations ranked
May 04, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
Lebanon and Kuwait the only partly-free countries in the region, report shows; on World Press Day, Iraqis mourn murdered journalist; and a US airstrike in Syria kills 53 civilians.
A female 'porteadora'. (photo courtesy of Maggy Donaldson)
May 03, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
The human 'mules' of Morocco, the growing Middle East food market in Chicago, and the obligatory Shia question for Pakistani's Hajj applicants.
Seven Minutes of Indignation on social media - are you guilty? (Pixabay)
May 03, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
The Seven Minutes Indignation Syndrome on social media; Iranian journalists pen a letter to US talk show host Charlie Rose, and Assyrian families seek refuge in Beirut.
Tunisia has been seen as an Arab Spring success story.  (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt and Tunisia post-Arab Spring; controlling narratives in the Yemen crisis; and the next steps for Iran's economy.
No more all-black look for these women: the
May 02, 2015 - 07:14 GMT
This season, break out your floral chador; Yemen airstrikes cause international tension; and one remote Algerian village is losing its traditional architecture.
Recalling the stories of beloved Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz, AUC brings traditional Cairo street life to students.  (AFP/File)
April 30, 2015 - 12:10 GMT
AUC brings traditional Cairo street life to students; the plight of Israelis' surrogate mothers in Nepal; and the political vacuum in Lebanon.
A march by Hezbollah, the Iran-backed Shiite militia recently taken off the U.S.'s list of terrorist threats.  Who gets classified as a terrorist often has much more to do with politics than anything else.  (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
April 30, 2015 - 04:39 GMT
Why "terrorism" isn't a constructive term; how intellectual property rights work in the Arab World; and good luck getting that tattoo you've always wanted if you live in Iran.