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2 October 2015
19 September 2015
Saudi Ali al-Nimr was arrested when he was 17. Now, at 21, he is sentenced to be beheaded, and then have his body strapped to a cross to rot.
18 September 2015
Forty-three people were arrested in Lebanon on Wednesday for protesting against the second round of talks between political powers to end the presidential stalemate.
14 September 2015
Eight Mexican tourists were among 12 people shot to death from a helicopter in a popular tourist spot, in the Western Desert, in Egypt. Why have they been targeted?
8 September 2015
A massive dust storm is covering countries across the Western region of the Middle East today and tomorrow. Here are some photographs of the mess.
7 September 2015
Terror mastermind and Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri is set to give a series of lectures on the Islamic Spring on social media, say reports.
6 September 2015
Thousands of Iraqis have been demonstrating every Friday against their government's corruption and lack of basic services for the sixth week in a row, writes Anne Koopman
2 September 2015
The #BuyPens campaign is a collaborative effort to help a Syrian refugee father, recently photographed selling a handful of pens in Beirut, Lebanon.
1 September 2015
Scores of Bahrainis are arrested after every bombing attack targeting its security apparatus. Yet, in the age of social media, footage of the attacks is almost never shared.
Lebanese activists and members of the You Stink movement have announced an open occupation of the Ministry of Environment until their demands are met including the resignation of the minister
29 August 2015
Lebanese protesters today gave the government a 72 hour ultimatum to meet their demands or face further protests on Tuesday.
28 August 2015
The Lebanese people show some humor and creativity in the way they protest. Over 20,000 people took to the streets in Beirut last weekend carrying all kinds of signs
Bahrain is closing in on Al Wefaq Islamic Society, the country's largest opposition group. One after the other, it's leaders are rounded up and jailed.
23 August 2015
A brutal response awaited the peaceful protesters of the #YouStink movement who gathered in Beirut on Saturday August 22 to demand a solution to the garbage crisis in Lebanon.
Two government ministers who tried to enter the protest area were refused entry, but the movement said those who resign are welcome.
A trash problem is threatening the Lebanese government as protesters demand better services and less corruption. Is Lebanon ready to listen to the demands of its people?
22 August 2015
14 August 2015
Gaza's Al Zaytoun is called "the colorful neighborhood" for its brightly painted streets and decorated walls, an urban renewal effort following 2014's Israel-Gaza war.