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Photoblog: Meeting ISIS families in their desert prisons

Alessio Mamo

Photoblog: Meeting ISIS families in their desert prisons

Camp Shaham hides a secret: The displaced women and children here can't leave - they are accused of supporting the Islamic State group. Photos by Alessio Mamo.

'Shameful' workout video sparks debate about women in gyms

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'Shameful' workout video sparks debate about women in gyms

A video of a woman working out with a male personal trainer caused quite a stir in Kuwait.

Egypt airline prints cringe-worthy 'fake' interview with Drew Barrymore

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Egypt airline prints cringe-worthy 'fake' interview with Drew Barrymore

EgyptAir's in-flight magazine has been met with online derision over an almost certainly fake 'interview' with Drew Barrymore.

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EgyptAir stands by bizarre Drew Barrymore 'interview'

Egypt's national airline has given its backing to a writer criticised for her article about an alleged interview with actress Drew Barrymore, which some say is fake.

Uri Levy

Netanyahu and Ahed: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Israeli leader described al-Ahed FC as a missile silo for Hizballah - but how is Lebanon's biggest club connected with the Shia movement?

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Gaza diet: How Israel's calorie control left Palestinians hungry

Social justice group Visualizing Palestine highlights the effects of Israel's restrictions on food imports on Gazan households.

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Boris Johnson compares May's Brexit plans to 'suicide vest'

Controversial UK MP Boris Johnson resigned from the government in July, over May's plan for Britain to retain close trade ties with the EU after Brexit.

Muslims, Jews, Copts mark New Year celebrations across globe

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Muslims, Jews, Copts mark New Year celebrations across globe

This year, the New Year falls on 9/11, a fraught coincidence that has raised fears about a backlash against Muslims in New York and elsewhere ...

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Jordanian judo athlete refuses to fight Israeli competitor

A Jordanian Judo practitioner has refused to compete against an Israeli at an international tournament in the latest act of boycott against Israeli athletes.

Football comes home: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Football comes home: This week in Middle East football

A Saudi cup clash took part in London this weekend, with some interesting talking points for fans of the kingdom's two biggest clubs.

Lana Del Rey slammed for justifying Israel concert

Diana Alghoul

Lana Del Rey slammed for justifying Israel concert

Singer Lana Del Rey has defended her upcoming concert in Tel Aviv, saying her music will bring about peace by flooding the region with positive energetic vibrations.

World rejoices as 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from prison

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World rejoices as 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from prison

Ahed Tamimi has returned home after being imprisoned by Israel for eight months, with social media erupting in celebration.