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  • Dec 8th, 2011 - 14:25 GMT

    Islamic guide to vegetable shopping - what's in and what's in the bin, according to a Muslim cleric banning women from touching sexy or penis-shaped vegetables.
  • Dec 5th, 2011 - 11:56 GMT

    For Shia Muslims, Ashura is a solemn day of mourning the martyrdom of Imam Hussein in 680 AD at Karbala in modern-day Iraq.
  • Dec 2nd, 2011 - 15:10 GMT

    Who did the Egyptian actors and musical artists vote for in the first round of parliamentary elections, embarked on last week? Separating the anti-Islamist vote from the rest of the celebrity voices.
  • Nov 28th, 2011 - 14:11 GMT

    A who's who and what's what in the first round of Egyptian parliamentary elections.
  • Nov 24th, 2011 - 11:18 GMT

    Arabian protest temperatures soar and heat up despite the onset of winter. Back to Tahrir for the Egyptian Revolution Take 2.
  • Nov 21st, 2011 - 12:11 GMT

    This is the end of Gaddafi dynasty's reign of oppression since the other troupe of the clan were not politically inclined. Aisha Gaddafi represents no threat-- unless she strips off to match Egypt's post revolution antics.
  • Nov 14th, 2011 - 14:22 GMT

    This month a report came in that Ariel Sharon had stirred from his 5-year slumber. Apparently, he has been flinching and giving signs of life in response to stimulus such as pinching and sound. He has moved his fingers. While this digital reflex is enough to render hope to his son, it is not enough to declare an 'Israeli Awakening' at all comparable to the Arab predecessor or 'Spring'.
  • Nov 8th, 2011 - 17:16 GMT

    The Latest news in pictures of celebrities and entertainment in the Arab World. (Part 7)
  • Nov 6th, 2011 - 04:28 GMT

    Why is the holiest site of Islam, Mecca, being compared, disparagingly to Las Vegas? Still this scornful comparison is offset by national pride in the Kingdom's rennovation and unashamed investment in Islam's holiest sites, the pride and joy of the King of Saudi Arabia, the Custodian of the Two Mosques.
  • Nov 3rd, 2011 - 16:59 GMT

    Zamzam -- the Muslim faith's miracle Mekka Valley holy water is the Islamic answer to the Jordan Valley's Blessed Babtism water. This 'Muslim' water has had a long and more recently checkered story. It is associated with a special thirst-quenching experience, said to satisfy hunger appetite as well as to cure illness. Though more recently people are alleging that it might cause harm to the human body.