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  • Sep 8th, 2012 - 13:23 GMT

    What sets Dounia TV coverage apart from other revolution news from Syria? For some audiences, this state-friendly TV channel is transmitting is a very real representation of the Syrian revolution. Not technically a Syrian state-owned TV station, it is about as close to the Assad regime as it gets. While bombs explode and gunfire spatters across screen, Dounia journalists are reporting ‘all clear.’ These news broadcasts, alongside conspiracy theories of Barcelona football players using their passes to send messages to the Syrian opposition, has made Dounia an object of ridicule.
  • Sep 5th, 2012 - 17:49 GMT

    Palestinians use graffiti to express themselves when other tools are censored and they feel barricaded in by the Israeli Occupation. The very walls that confine them, also act as a conduit for their free speech. We take a look at the most recent raw street art exhibits coming to a street near you in Palestine, courtesy of journalist Lena Odgaard.
  • Sep 2nd, 2012 - 22:05 GMT

    Transfer deadline day has come and done and, at midnight 31st August, we knew which football prize player was traded off to which lucky team. The top ten transfers as they were sealed on transfer day.
  • Aug 31st, 2012 - 15:05 GMT

    The Middle East's internet crackdown: For Arabs those wild days of internet freedom to blog boldly may be counted. As we write, countries in the region are clamping down on their citizen's right to surf with abandon as they introduce laws to censor and curb their online enthusiasm.
  • Aug 28th, 2012 - 15:23 GMT

    As the Arab Spring's rallying cry for change seems to have been answered with Islamist power-takers, we look at how the Arab world has responded, particularly over the last couple of weeks. Was the clean sweep of Islamist governments what the Arab people wanted? Arabs seem to be fighting back with a resurgence of protests, and an Islamist backlash. The people are generally unhappy with the free-for-all chaos of unbridled Salafi mayhem and destruction that has arisen in the power vacuum left by non-Islamic dictators.
  • Aug 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 GMT

    Bahraini artist Mohammed Kanoo shows us his amazing collection of Western stars dressed in traditional Arab clothes.
  • Aug 21st, 2012 - 09:30 GMT

    We take you through the exclusive interviews, the magical concerts and those slackers that took time off.
  • Aug 16th, 2012 - 12:57 GMT

    The Middle East region presents varying challenges to these Ramadan victims, who are either not required to partake or who chose to opt out of their religious obligations. Here is Al Bawaba's cross-section of the Arab world's various approaches toward Ramadan - from the strictest to the more lenient and free-fasting.
  • Aug 13th, 2012 - 17:13 GMT

    Our panel of Arab and Middle East Olympic medal achievements from London 2012. See which Arab athlete defied the odds, broke records or fell short in his game.
  • Aug 10th, 2012 - 16:58 GMT

    Dip into this sample of Ramadan TV to get a taste of just how racy Arabic TV can get once people start munching their food. Find out who misses Mubarak and who's re-considering their iminent marriage. Al Bawaba's selection of talk-show scandalous revelations.