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  • 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.
  • Aug 7th, 2012 - 16:36 GMT

    Who is really playing a critical role in the Syria crisis? Given that no violent protracted revolutionary struggle in the Arab world came to pass independently, who are the real movers and shakers and just how much international intervention is really at play in Syria today? Revealed, the foreign puppet masters operating the strings.
  • Aug 5th, 2012 - 14:18 GMT

    Assad and Gaddafi, Syria and Libya: the similarities are too inviting not to comment. The signs of Libya's end are being seen in Syria, and Assad's finish looks imminent, going by Gaddafi's downfall. Using the respective parallels we can draw between the two cases, we try to glean whether the end is nigh for Syria's Lion.
  • Aug 3rd, 2012 - 17:54 GMT

    Find out what the Arab world is abuzz with this Ramadan TV season, as complaints, gossip and controversy circulate. We look to the the TV soap productions of the holy month to see what's got everyone talking, and generally indignant and offended this season. Ramadan TV's bloopers and big issues.