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  • Jun 10th, 2012 - 23:25 GMT

    To float one's eyes over a map of the Middle East, is to see a region in distress. Revolution or not, the Arab region has not been faring well and has been failing to get out of deadlock political situations and economic black holes. Here's a roundup of the miserable state of Middle Eastern affairs today.
  • Jun 5th, 2012 - 15:11 GMT

    The Middle East leg of Madonna's MDNA tour, billed her Peace Tour, was the opening act to the world tour ahead, and certainly got off to a bang-bang, with guns blazing. The Queen of Pop and ever-evolving woman of a thousand contradictions, with fewer apologies, managed to impress and dismay in equal measure, whether for the heat storm she kicked up by shunning AC units on stage in Abu Dhabi, or the political upset brought about by her performing in Israel and talking 'peace'.
  • Jun 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 GMT

    The final week of May is the last week the Syrian conflict could be considered as something of an offspring of the Arab Spring. What started out as a protest in Derra is now, come the Houla massacre, a whole different warring ballgame, and something the international community, let alone the Arab neighbors can no longer stomach without intervention. Was this the week that tipped the a protest into something more sinister?
  • May 31st, 2012 - 14:45 GMT

    Cannes 2012 Film Festival presented a lot of Arab talent with a chance to showcase the fruits of their revolutionary year's labor. The usual suspects mingled with the latest film inspiration from the Middle East to produce quite an Arab hubbub, to keep the media chatterati entertained, if their goods came up as short on Cannes awards, or Arab Lions.
  • May 29th, 2012 - 21:03 GMT

    A look at the result of the Egyptian elections in pictures: the voting trajectory that gave us two final candidates, Mursi and Shafiq, who will run head to head in June's runoffs.
  • May 27th, 2012 - 15:42 GMT

    The Egyptian humor we've come to know and love from the Jan25 Tahrir revolution to date is still alive and active in the political electoral circuit, as the nation holds its breath for the next people-chosen president.
  • May 22nd, 2012 - 12:07 GMT

    From communists to Islamists, this time round, there have been rich pickings, but will Egyptians be overwhelmed by the choice?
  • May 16th, 2012 - 15:39 GMT

    As the Egyptian presidential elections are fast approaching (due May 23-24) we are inevitably hearing from our Egyptian celebrities. These local hot-shots have managed to find themselves involved or dragged into the Tahrir fray before now.
  • May 11th, 2012 - 14:10 GMT

    The second season of the pan-Arab hit talent contest Arabs Got Talent, already underway, has been causing more than its fair share of buzz lately. Just ahead of today's final auditions rounds, we bring you the juiciest auditions so far. We've been spoilt for choice in creative talent stakes at this early stage of the game.
  • May 5th, 2012 - 14:49 GMT

    This slideshow in pictures, highlights some 11 prominent cases of Muslims and non-Muslims causing offense to Islam. In conclusion, however, maybe those of the Muslim world still feel most strongly about those 'outsiders' as Terry Jones who burn Qurans or the Danish cartoonist. In (dis) honor of Pastor Terry's recent repeat offense against Islam and Muslims, we think back to all the crimes against Islam that have caused or started a Muslim fire of outrage.