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  • Aug 5th, 2013 - 09:42 GMT

    The pitfalls of Ramadan and the ways you may have slipped up in your fasting endeavors without realizing it. We've set up the “So You Think You Can Fast” challenge to see how many of you will still think fasting is a piece of cake after reading about the many don’ts that can break your fast in the blink of an eye or a bite of baklawa.
  • Aug 4th, 2013 - 14:03 GMT

    There seems to be graffiti on every corner across the Arab world. With the recent spate of artistic brilliance being showcased in paint, its hard to argue that this graffiti is vandalism. Taking inspiration from the political turmoil of the Middle East as well as the culture, it seems that graffiti is very much alive and kicking. From Banksy in Bethlehem to powerful images of child labour in Iran, Middle Eastern graffitiers are producing work worthy of any gallery. Here's our selection of the best of the bunch.
  • Jul 31st, 2013 - 15:55 GMT

    What's happened to the safe, cutesy and family friendly Ramadan telly time? Crowding around the TV with all the family has been ruled out as Ramadan TV shows have gotten grittier, sexier and more risque than ever before. It seems that the Egyptian censor has taken a holiday as the Nile is churning out some of the naughtiest content ever seen on regional telly and viewers are advised to take heed. We've listed the top eight most x-rated shows this year, leaving you with the decision of whether they're too
  • Jul 30th, 2013 - 02:09 GMT

    On July 29th the second largest refugee camp in the world, Zaatari, marks its first anniversary -- a look in pictures at how far it's come along since the first wave of fleeing Syrians pitched up their tents.
  • Jul 25th, 2013 - 15:37 GMT

    Find out who's earning the most money this Ramadan in celeb-ville
  • Jul 24th, 2013 - 15:09 GMT

    Ramadan is already difficult enough. Dawn-to-dusk fasting in summer heat, stress and social obligations can make for a trying time. But with the added complexities of navigating Israeli checkpoints in the Occupied Territories and Jerusalem, it’s even harder for Palestinians living under occupation.
  • Jul 22nd, 2013 - 12:03 GMT

    Egypt's July revolutions: A tale of Egypt's military coup d'etats, from 1952 to 2013.
  • Jul 18th, 2013 - 11:34 GMT

    Dishes across Planet Arabia! Speciality cuisine from the Middle East region highlighted to tickle your taste-buds this Ramadan.
  • Jul 16th, 2013 - 14:16 GMT

    This Ramadan 2013 could be seeing more rubble and ruination than rest and spiritual ruminations in a region swamped in sectarian strife. We take a cross-section of the unholy wars still raging around the Middle East and further afield in the Muslim world. Ramadan's Warriors are still spilling blood this holy season.
  • Jul 14th, 2013 - 19:25 GMT

    The region revs up for the Iftar... We leave you stuck in Iftar traffic jam!