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Mayar, aged 8, was suspended by her school for her fame as a social media actress (screenshot)
September 20, 2017 - 13:42 GMT
The teacher gave her an ultimatum: leave behind fame or leave this school.
An awkward GIF has emerged from this excruciating meeting between US President Trump and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (AFP)
September 20, 2017 - 11:41 GMT
The Gulf crisis is center stage at the UN General Assembly in New York this week.
A picture speaks a thousand words - and Egyptians certainly have plenty to say about viral photos of their president’s broad grin during his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Avi Ohayon/Israeli Government Press Office)
September 19, 2017 - 15:45 GMT
A picture speaks a thousand words - and Egyptians certainly have plenty to say about viral photos of their president’s broad grin during his first public meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
On Sunday, Al Jazeera broadcast a documentary packed full of lurid accusations against the UAE. “Emirates... Back Doors” claims to “reveal Abu Dhabi’s secret role in the demonization of Qatar” (file photo)
September 19, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
On Sunday, Al Jazeera broadcast a documentary packed full of lurid accusations against the UAE. “Emirates... Back Doors” claims to “reveal Abu Dhabi’s secret role in the demonization of Qatar”.
Iraqi Kurds fly an Israeli flag and Kurdish flags during an event to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 18, 2017 - 14:57 GMT
An unexpected sight has been appearing at Kurdish pro-independence rallies.In amongst the red, white and green of the Kurdish flags, the blue and white of Israel has been spotted.
Saudi forces take part in military exercises during a visit by Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah to the Saudi-led coalition military base in Yemen's southern embattled city of Aden, 2015 (Flickr)
September 18, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
“Saudi Arabia and the USA are the ‘poles of influence’ in the world and are leading the world and humanity towards the harbors of security, peace and stability,” Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais told Saudi network al-Akhbaria.
Exiled Saudi dissident Ghanem al-Dosari shared footage of the heavy police presence on Friday as protests were planned (Twitter)
September 17, 2017 - 13:45 GMT
Over the weekend Twitter was flooded with Saudis enthusiastically celebrating the “failure of the September 15 movement”.
September 16, 2017 - 11:32 GMT
"Good girls use Samsung" - "My phone is a Galaxy, out of respect for those who raised me."
Human rights campaigners protest against Farnborough International arms fair, London, 11th July, 2016 (Flickr)
September 13, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
A new charity campaign is asking Brits to demand their government halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which it claims are being "dropped on children" in Yemen.
A woman walks on a street in Marigot, on September 11, 2017 on the French Caribbean island of Saint-Martin after it was hit by Hurricane Irma. (Martin Bureau/AFP)
September 12, 2017 - 14:53 GMT
An Egyptian journalist, Ahmed Mansour has come under fire for his comments suggesting the devastating storm was some form of divine justice.
The Saudi government funded a ‘dry run’ for 9/11, a New York Post story has claimed (Flickr)
September 11, 2017 - 11:03 GMT
Paul Sperry is the author of “Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives have Penetrated Washington” and "Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That's Conspiring to Islamize America".
The timing of the incident is interesting, coming as it did almost exactly as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke on the phone with the Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, for the first time since tensions began (AFP)
September 10, 2017 - 13:04 GMT
The claim was shared on social media over the weekend.
What the Japanese ambassador had for lunch on-board Iraqi airways (Facebook)
September 09, 2017 - 13:14 GMT
The Japanese ambassador to Iraq is quite the social media personality.
Syria's players celebrate at the end of their FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match against Iran on September 5, 2017. (Atta Kenare/AFP)
September 06, 2017 - 13:46 GMT
Can you support a team representing your country, when your state is at war with you?
Demonstrations against DSEI in 2013 (Flickr)
September 05, 2017 - 13:53 GMT
The biennial Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is a four-day arms fair taking place in the east of the city, beginning September 12.
An Indonesian protester tears a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi during a rally in front of Myanmar embassy in Jakarta on September 2, 2017 (AFP)
September 04, 2017 - 15:06 GMT
While social media in the Arab world may be full of outrage over the alleged government brutality, how much of what is shared can we trust?