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Feature: A Palestinian craftsman is creating miniature objects from pieces of empty bullet cases and gas canisters shot by Israeli forces at Palestinians during protests. Rami Almeghari meets the artist.

War and militias did not stop Yemeni farmers from attending a coffee trade show - the Dutch embassy did.

Dabka dancing, singing and poetry: How Gazans protest

Rami Almeghari

Dabka dancing, singing and poetry: How Gazans protest

Feature: The spirit of cultural resistance is alive and well in Gaza, reports Rami Almeghari.

Once upon a time: Preserving history in Palestine

Amal Awad

Once upon a time: Preserving history in Palestine

Feature: A filmmaker hopes a new series of recorded oral histories of elders in pre-1948 Palestine will preserve culture and history in the ...

Iraqi ancient winged bull resurrected on London's Fourth Plinth

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Iraqi ancient winged bull resurrected on London's Fourth Plinth

A recreation of the mythical winged bull that guarded the Assyrian city of Nineveh, made using cans of Iraqi date syrup, has been installed in ...

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Lebanese 'safe space' salon opens doors to LGBT community

Kim Mouawad, the owner of Out Beauty Boutique, said she launched the salon to ease the lives of those facing discrimination and judgement across the country.

Marta Bellingreri

The women shaping Amman

Women are the vanguard of Jordan's artistic scene, forging new paths at the intersections of creative industry, reports Marta Bellingreri.

Alessio Mamo

Photoblog: The women shaping Amman

Meet the artists changing the face of Jordan's capital. Photos by Alessio Mamo.

French foreign minister visits Iran amid missile tensions

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French foreign minister visits Iran amid missile tensions

Jean-Yves Le Drian's one-day trip highlights the balancing act Paris finds itself in after Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

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Iran acid attack victims find new identity in art

Victims of acid attacks presented their work at the Ashianeh gallery in Tehran to raise awareness and money.

The art of living with disability in Gaza

Raya al-Jadir

The art of living with disability in Gaza

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

This Lebanese hotel is representing LGBTQ+ in Valentine's ad

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This Lebanese hotel is representing LGBTQ+ in Valentine's ad

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

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.

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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 ...

Abe's Japan entices GCC with military hardware

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 ...

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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 ...

Israel bars Palestinians from occupation photo <em>exhibition</em>

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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, ...

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