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Video: Canadian-Lebanese film director Carol Mansour highlights the difficulties faced by Syrian men in Lebanon in her latest documentary, Men On Hold.

Saudi women launch new online campaign against the mandatory 'abaya' dress code enforced by the kingdom's authorities by sharing pictures of themselves wearing the loose-fitting black robes inside out.

Iran celebs launch petition against US sanctions

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Iran celebs launch petition against US sanctions

Iranian celebrities, including Oscar-winning film director Asghar Farhadi and Grammy winner Kayhan Kalhor, have launched a petition condemning US sanctions on Tehran.

Moroccan students protest government decision against clock change

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Moroccan students protest government decision against clock change

Thousands of students protested Friday in Morocco for the third consecutive day against a government decision to keep its clocks at summer time ...

Dina Torkia's Modestly gives uplifting representation of Muslim women

Ilham Essalih

Dina Torkia's Modestly gives uplifting representation of Muslim women

Book Club: Dina Torkia's debut book embraces style, entertainment and emotion, ...

Hollywood stars raise millions for US taxpayer-funded Israeli military

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Hollywood stars raise millions for US taxpayer-funded Israeli military

Ashton Kutcher, Pharrell Williams and Gerard Butler were among the guests at the Friends of the Israel Defence Forces annual gala last week.

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Tunisia film festival opens days after terror attack

Events are being held a stone's throw away from where a female suicide bomber wounded 20 people in central Tunis on Monday.

Jalal Bounouar

El Jadida celebrates Morocco's rich horse heritage

Society: The El Jadida horse exhibition features various events including international Arabian horse shows and championship competitions.

Algiers, third world capital: Love in time of revolution

Malia Bouattia

Algiers, third world capital: Love in time of revolution

Book Club: Elaine Mokhtefi's moving account of Algeria's struggle for independence is brought to life with personal anecdotes and a bittersweet ...

War and Love: Poetry that humanises Yemen's helpless

Diana Alghoul

War and Love: Poetry that humanises Yemen's helpless

Book Club: Sana Uqba's collection of striking poems returns humanity to the thousands of Yemenis who became nothing but a death toll, writes ...

Florence Massena

Capharnaüm: Tackling child abuse in Lebanon through film

From child labour, to physical and emotional abuse, cruelty, early marriage, statelessness and even racism, Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winner, Capharnaüm, tackles a number of issues.

Muslim groups raise over $100,000 for Pittsburgh synagogue victims

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Muslim groups raise over $100,000 for Pittsburgh synagogue victims

A crowdfunding campaign led by two Muslim American groups raised over $100,000 for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.

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Syria reopens Damascus antiquities museum

The famous Damascus antiques museum has been reopened, officials announced on Sunday.

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Abu Dhabi divorces rising dramatically among newlyweds

Nearly 30 percent of marriages are ending in divorce within their first year, the Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre said in their latest report.

Yemeni farmers replace qat trees with coffee

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Yemeni farmers replace qat trees with coffee

Yemeni farmers are replacing qat trees to tackle social problems caused by the ...

Bolton in driving seat as Western Sahara looms

Habibulah Mohamed Lamin

Bolton in driving seat as Western Sahara looms

Trump's national security adviser hates costly UN peacekeeping missions that drag on for years, so could pressure on MINURSO force a deal to be done?

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's courts filling up with bankrupt businessmen

Businesses that can no longer operate due to Gaza's multiple crises are piling up debts, writes Rami Almeghari.

Rami Almeghari

Ballet school banned from opening in Gaza

'Art, wherever it is, bears a message and art should not be banned at any rate,' said one of the school's organisers.

Lebanese seek to save landmark concrete park from crumbling

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Lebanese seek to save landmark concrete park from crumbling

Lebanese are fighting to save a concrete park that was built by a legendary Brazilian architect in Tripoli.