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A minimum of 1,000 ISIS-supporting accounts were suspended by Twitter between September and December 2014. Accounts that tweeted most often and had the most followers were most likely to be suspended. (Image: Twitter)
March 26, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The ISIS Twitter census: Defining and describing the population of Daesh supporters on Twitter ; a call for legal reform that brings justice to divorced Jordanian women, and the emerging military dimension to the Qatari-Turkish relationship.
The cargo from China, found by the Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission, exceeded 35 times the radiation limit. The level of awareness of radioactive hazards is very low in the country. (Image: Pixabay)
March 26, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Lebanon's radioactive unknown; a Syrian doctor describes the fallout of a chemical attack, and fostering religious christian-muslim unity with 'The Egyptian Family House'.
Afghan men in burqas march in the streets of Kabul to draw attention to women’s rights. (Image: bagnewsnotes.com)
March 25, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The other side of the story: Muslim men for women's rights; when Jewish militants dug underground tunnels, and the leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agree on Nile water-sharing through the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.
The Gaza Parkour team against a backdrop of Banksy's graffiti in the West Bank. Both have used social media effectively as a form of social protest. (Image: Twitter)
March 25, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
What do human rights have to do with Dubai's Social Media Summit? The jihadi factory in Tunis and Musician Ozan Aksoy on the relationship between Kurdish Alevi music and migration.
Comics artist Fouad Mezher, whose work has been serialized in the iconic Samandal magazine, was also present at the symposium at the US university. (Image: Fouad Mezher, Risha Project)
March 24, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
What does Arab comics culture look like? Plus, the Yemen bombing: it's not ISIL and it's not sunni-shia conflict, and the spy that double-crossed the Assad regime.
Palestinians have consulted weight-loss centers, either in a bid to treat obesity or just to shed a few pounds ahead of a social event. Only five weight-loss centers can be found in the Gaza Strip, according to Qaisi. (Image: Shutterstock)
March 24, 2015 - 07:44 GMT
Gaza's weight-loss centers; how economics could destroy IS; and Tunisian activists fear rights setbacks after Bardo Museum attack.
The four foot high ful platter was prepared by 18 chefs in Cairo, and measured 100 square meters. (Image: dotmsr)
March 23, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Egypt's four-ton ful enters the Guinness Book of Records; the Internet in Iran following Rouhani, and a Dust up in the Desert over human rights.
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March 23, 2015 - 09:39 GMT
Lebanon’s best brains rank first on all international universities’ honor lists; a recount of Egyptian feminist and political activist Doria Shafik 8- day hunger strike; and Netanyahu's fear that "Arabs are doing regular stuff!".
Daesh militants at Mosul dam August 2014.  (AFP/File)
March 23, 2015 - 05:15 GMT
Daesh threatens regional water supply; musicians celebrate Turkey's multiethnic heritage; and late Algerian writer Assia Djebar is remembered.
Palestinian-Americans Asma Jaber and Sami Jitan created the PIVOT the World app, which preserves Palestinian history by showing users what Palestine looked like in the past.  (AFP/File)
March 22, 2015 - 12:50 GMT
Mobile app preserves Palestinian history; football exacerbates Iran's ethnic tensions; and Obama's comments on Bibi get translated from Spock-speak.
Lioness and a lion in Bisan City zoo in Beit Hanun, Gaza.  The zoo was destroyed in this past summer's conflict, leaving many animals dead. (AFP/File)
March 22, 2015 - 05:13 GMT
A Gaza family's newest pets; progress towards peace with Kurds in Turkey; and polaroid collages explore Iran's past.