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  • Jul 29th, 2012 - 12:16 GMT

    After the weekend of the Opening Ceremony and flag parades starring Arab entries to the London Games, we look at Arab achievements in Olympic-terms to date. We take stock of medals gained, and success delivered by Arab athletics and tot up the Arab world's collective and individual medal count historically.
  • Jul 25th, 2012 - 15:17 GMT

    Whether the Middle East takes Gold, it certainly has won hearts and minds with its 'athletic' revolutionary triumphs in the political arena this year. We take a look at some of the Arab world's Olympians competing at London 2012 this week, in our hand-picked panel of sporting giants from Tunisia, through Libya, Egypt, Syria and more.
  • Jul 22nd, 2012 - 10:33 GMT

    Introducing our very own TV-listing for Ramadan 2012 in a sliding gallery of TV blurbs. Find out what's playing this season from the old sagas, to the new entries and the still up-for-debate controversial numbers.
  • Jul 19th, 2012 - 10:50 GMT

    It started with just a few lone pilots in Jordan but last night's bombing in the capital, Damascus, looked like the nail in the coffin for the Assad regime. As one after another of his closest men are either killed or defect, who does Assad have left?
  • Jul 18th, 2012 - 19:21 GMT

    Al Bawaba's tips to making it a more 'chill' Ramadan include turning preconceptions on their head and offering up strategies to lessen the discomfort that comes from the longer fast on those summer days. How to stay cool this Ramadan.
  • Jul 16th, 2012 - 10:20 GMT

    For anyone planning on trying Ramadan abroad, whether for the experience of a travelling Ramadan, or out of necessity in times of political unrest in the Middle East, here's our Ramadan tourist special - a cross section of Arab world cities and capitals for a state-of-the-art Ramadan experience.
  • Jul 12th, 2012 - 08:51 GMT

    The Syrian Files: Just days after the first Syria Leaks are trickling through, since the 5th of July, 2012, Al Bawaba brings you up to speed with the most salient files so far. Wikileaks' latest dispatch of emails, dated from August 2006 til March 2012, have been allocated the unique label "Syrian Files" by the notorious champions of electronic transparency. We launch this latest 'dump' in bite-sizes, bringing you the first batch of incisive findings in one user-friendly picture-slide panel.
  • Jul 8th, 2012 - 19:47 GMT

    In this Arab Spring Redux - we attempt to give a run-down of the Arab Spring at its various respective stages by individual country. Featured are the Arab Revolution pros and pop-idols who have got it down to a protest, spring and vote! This school report takes a look at each country's progress and stage of the Arab Spring 18 months later. Top of the Pops: the Arab Spring charts. The top ten!
  • Jul 4th, 2012 - 17:41 GMT

    Tis the season to be disgraceful! No we're not talking about British tourists abroad this time, but still harping on Arabs and their unique bad habits, as observed from the vantage of the region, rendering these editors quite fit to judge. Inspired by the notion of Arabs holidaying abroad, we thought we'd take a look at Arabs touristic habits from Gulf to Levant.
  • Jul 2nd, 2012 - 06:44 GMT

    The biggest footballing event of the summer 2012 has just ended and before the dust settles, we take a look at how it all went down from start to finish in a dramatic one-sided final that saw Spain clinching the title most deservedly. The highs, lows and all the action in a nutshell leading up to the unprecedented victory for Spain.