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Living with Muscular Dystrophy under siege in Gaza, Mohamed Dalo is fighting through his art, reports Raya al-Jadir.

Phoenicia Hotel Beirut's 'Define Love' advertisement campaign included two LGBTQ+ women exchanging glances and it was met largely with excitement by the Lebanese community.

Gaza teacher beats the odds

Rami Almeghari

Gaza teacher beats the odds

Rana Ziyada has been named 'Best Palestinian Teacher 2017', reports Rami Almeghari.

US, Russia clash over Iran at UN Security Council US, Russia clash over Iran at UN Security Council

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US, Russia clash over Iran at UN Security Council

Countries were divided in the UN Security meeting over Iran, as the US warned that the Iranian protests could escalate into a Syria scenario.

Qatari-owned jewels stolen in Venice museum theft

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Qatari-owned jewels stolen in Venice museum theft

The stealthily operated heist of one-of-a-kind jewels from the famous Doge's Palace has Italian police scratching their heads.

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Turkey 'arrests exhibition organiser' over Russian envoy killing

The organiser of a photo exhibition where a Russian ambassador was shot in Turkey has been arrested.

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Eastern Libya to host conference to rebuild war-ravaged Benghazi

A conference is to be held in March to rally support to rebuild Benghazi, the second largest city in Libya which was heavily damaged in the ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

London exhibition provides unique, never-seen-before portrait of multicultural Iraq

The work of Iraqi photographer Latif Al Ani is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, providing a portrait of Iraq as it has never been ...

Naveed Ahmad

Abe's Japan entices GCC with military hardware

Comment: As Saudi Arabia and Iran's regional tension continues to build, the Gulf's appetite for western, Chinese and Japanese arms will only ...

Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

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Four years, four words: Remembering the Douma4

Marking four years since the abduction of the four human rights activists in Syria, Amnesty International launches a campaign calling for ...

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Israel bars Palestinians from occupation photo exhibition

B'Tselem, which organised the event with the support of the EU, said some of those barred were photographers and others were subjects of the ...

Egypt displays previously unseen King Tut artifacts

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Egypt displays previously unseen King Tut artifacts

Egypt has opened an exhibition to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun's famed tomb.

UK courting UAE despite human rights alarm

Tom Charles

UK courting UAE despite human rights alarm

Comment: For the UK, cultural ties, such as the British Council-UAE collaboration act as a lubricant to facilitate the easy flow of capital, ...

UAE oil giant to float stake in fuel subsidiary

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UAE oil giant to float stake in fuel subsidiary

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is set to float a minority stake in one of its subsidiary companies for the first time, Chairman ...

Bahrain hits military mart looking at US, Russia hardware

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Bahrain hits military mart looking at US, Russia hardware

Bahrain has joined other Gulf states its ramping up its military spending, as it looks to buy arms from rival arms manufacturers, the US and ...

Hadani Ditmars

Living histories: Potent longings for fragile homelands

The British Museum's historical approach to contemporary art is well-suited to these works from Syria and Iraq, whose origins betray an optimism for a better future, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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Vehicle ramming incident outside London museums

A man has been arrested after a mounted the pavement and crashed into crowds waiting outside a London museum in a popular tourist district.

Warda Mohamed and Tony Fortin

Exposed: France's arms dealers making a killing in Yemen

The long read: The US and UK are often lambasted for their sales of weaponry to Saudi Arabia. But France cannot be overlooked, write Warda ...

Alessandra Bocchi

Life for Libyan women six years after the revolution

In-depth: Libyan women played an active part in overthrowing Colonel Gadafi and now their role in society is changing, writes Alessandra Bocchi.

Art <em>exhibition</em> '100 Days of Blockade' unveiled in Doha

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Art exhibition '100 Days of Blockade' unveiled in Doha

Qatar's museum authority has launched the first stage of an art exhibition focused on a diplomatic and economic blockade of the Gulf ...

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Greece: ending EU talks with Turkey 'strategic mistake'

Greek leader Alexis Tsipras has urged EU powers to keep the door open for Turkey despite relations between the two parties reaching their lowest ...

International football legends in Iraq for historic all-star match

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International football legends in Iraq for historic all-star match

The Iraqi city of Basra saw 65,000 football-mad spectators enjoy a thrilling 90-minute spectacle featuring international legends and Iraq's own ...

Attacks on Iran are 'unlikely' says Tehran's military chief

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Attacks on Iran are 'unlikely' says Tehran's military chief

Iran's military chief has said that even "unwise" leaders in the West would avoid a ground attack on his country as they know it would come at a ...

Day of the Disappeared: Almost 80,000 Syrians still missing

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Day of the Disappeared: Almost 80,000 Syrians still missing

On International Day of the Disappeared, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called on the Syrian regime to reveal the fate of ...

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