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Dear Palestinians, play with fidget spinners, not rocks

14 May, 2017

The inventor of the fidget spinner, Catherine Hettinger claims she invented it during the 1980s when the Palestinian intifada was at its peak, as a distraction for Palestinian kids.

‘Baghdaddy’: New York turns Iraq war into musical

02 May, 2017

“Baghdaddy” tells the true story of an Iraqi defector, code-named Curveball, whose claims about weapons of mass destruction became justification for the US-led invasion in 2003

Syrians tell Trump: 'Chemical weapons aren't our only problem'

12 April, 2017

In-depth: Syrians are far from confident that US missile strikes against Assad are more than a publicity stunt to benefit a flagging Washington administration, report Adam Lucente and Zouhir al-Shimale.

#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos: Arab airlines, social media troll 'violent' American carrier

11 April, 2017

The internet has responded ruthlessly to the forced removal of an elderly doctor from a United Airlines flight, footage of which went viral on Monday.

Everyday is April Fool in the 'fake news' era

01 April, 2017

Every April 1, media and businesses produce supposedly amusing fake stories pranking their audiences but the comedy value in this has taken a hit in the fake news era.

Merkel says Germany could ban Turkish campaign events

20 March, 2017

Angela Merkel has stressed that Germany reserved the right to "take all necessary measures, including reviewing the permissions" for campaign events it had already granted.

Media matters: Egypt's revolution and its aftermath

25 January, 2017

Comment: The revolution was aided by the presence of a relatively critical media. But the media's trajectory since then reflects the path of regime politics and leadership, writes Mohamed ElMeshad.

'Real ISIS housewives': Now isn't the time for joking

09 January, 2017

Comment: This BBC series parodies harmful stereotypes of Muslims, and attempts to gain cheap viewing ratings at the expense of a persecuted community, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Curtains fall: Legendary Syrian actor 'Abu Sayyah' dies

07 January, 2017

Syria's legendary actor, Rafiq al-Subaei, died at the age of 86 on Thursday, after decades of transitioning from role to role on millions of screens across the Arab world.

Police state Egypt: Crackdown on campus

21 November, 2016

Egyptian students are seeing the state's crackdown on opposition on campus, with fear and restrictions leading to suffocating environments in places of learning.

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