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Daesh has previously shown child soldiers in its videos (File/AFP)
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.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other top Iranian officials have insisted that their country does not seek to develop nuclear weapons (File-AFP)
April 29, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Zarif calls for US, Israel, other nuclear powers to disarm nuclear arsenals; online media in Egypt faces even greater censorship; and soldiers clear street vendors from downtown Cairo.
The UN report states that Israeli airstrikes in Gaza last summer killed 44 Palestinian children who had sought shelter in UN schools (File AFP)
April 29, 2015 - 11:17 GMT
New UN report can be basis for making Israel more accountable; Lebanon is ranked 103rd in World Happiness Report and a feminist describes her experiences in the US and Amman
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.