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Whimsical Photos of Everyday Objects Playfully Reimagined Through the Eyes of a Child

Photographer Peechaya Burroughs‘ playfully minimalistic shots contain a contagious amount of positivity. Through Burroughs' unique lens, a yellow/orange balloon becomes a perfect egg yolk, food is transformed into artistic material, and origami is magically brought to life. No matter what the …

Photography

Middle East teacher shortage "critical"

The Arab world's growing teacher shortage threatens to overshadow the region's educational gains and needs to be addressed urgently, according to …

Dogs

The Ukraine Crisis and the Middle East

The Ukraine situation will affect Washington's Middle Eastern priorities, but not to such a degree that it will stymie a strong U.S. response to …

Mona Eltahawy on Twitter: "RT @alialsaeed: #Bahrain legal authority recommends husbands who force their wives to have sex to not be prosecuted http://t.co/YUeirArisY"

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Gregg Carlstrom on Twitter: "One of the possible side effects to Ukraine crisis: Ukraine is 5th-largest wheat exporter; Egypt is largest importer. http://t.co/IJz59i9H82"

Holly Dagres on Twitter: "MUST-SEE: Gangsters from Los Angeles, CA fight on the front lines in #Syria https://t.co/qW4OQB0o54"

Bloomberg.com

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Gulf atheism in the age of social media

The Gulf states have a long association with Islam; after all, the religion was founded in the Arabian Peninsula more than 1,400 years ago. More …

The Guardian on Twitter: "Russia and #Ukraine: the military imbalance http://t.co/hm7UaGz5HD http://t.co/cZ2bQcOaFy"

Replying to @<b>guardian</b><p>“@<b>guardian</b>:Russia &#Ukraine: the military imbalance http://gu.com/p/3n7yn/tw pic.twitter.com/HPQMd2lWYt” Mais Ukr ontjoué …

The Rising Sex Traffic in Forced Islamic Marriage

In 2008, the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, and Nicholas Phillips, Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, both suggested that the …

How Mars Became Haram: A Guide to Freaky Fatwa News

So there’s a fun new fatwa being covered in the international news, and it goes like this: Mars Is Haram.<p>I know what you’re thinking- come on, it’s …

Police and military fight over parking spot

Police officers and military personnel clashed on Sunday in the vicinity of Imbaba Police Station when a junior ranking police officer parked his …

How the media finds ‘people like us’ in the Arab street

Since the 1990s, there has been a constant flurry of interest in investigating what Arabs think about, and how and what their likely collective …

The new jihadists make al-Qaeda look like tired old has-beens

The creation of a de facto Islamic state in Syria could act as a springboard for a takeover of the Arab world<p>There is something rather laughable about the fugitive leader of al-Qaeda railing – as he has been recently – against the violent tactics employed by a new generation of Islamist …

Militant Islamist group in Syria orders Christians to pay tax for their protection

Christians in Syria are being told to pay gold to an extremist group in order to be classed as a "protected" minority<p>A militant Islamist group has demanded Christians living in the north-east of Syria pay it a tax in return for protection as it seeks to build a traditional "Caliphate" in areas it …

Cairo Post

Egypt

Egypt-Business.com on Twitter: "Economic crimes decline in the Middle East http://t.co/CXeyTbKlBi"

How militant Islamists are shifting from Western to Muslim targets

In recent years, we have witnessed a revival and reinvigoration of jihad against the Near Enemy – the secular state in the so-called <i>Dar al-Islam.</i> …

UPDATED PROFILES: Ministers in Egypt's new cabinet - Politics - Egypt

In the process of forming a new cabinet, Egypt's new premier Ibrahim Mehleb has been meeting on Friday candidates for ministerial posts, following …

New Insights on How To Verify Social Media

The “field” of information forensics has seen some interesting developments in recent weeks. Take the Verification Handbook or Twitter Lie-Detector …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Mongabay.com 24 January 2018<p>The worlds created by fantasy authors like J. R. R. Tolkien and J. K. Rowling are perhaps best known for their …

Dogs

Western spy agencies build ‘cyber magicians’ to manipulate online discourse

Secret units within the 'Five Eyes" global spying network engage in covert online operations that aim to invade, deceive, and control online …

Surveillance

josh stacher on Twitter: "Unimportant that Mubarak appted Mahlab to Shura Council in 2010. More important that he ran a ministry dealing with the army & land. #Egypt"

josh stacher on Twitter: "Businessmen not close to Army (read Gamal Mubarak) got exiled or jailed. Those working under or for the army become ministers. #Egypt"

Kenneth Roth on Twitter: "if being gay is "anti-African," why is homosexuality perfectly legal in so many African countries? http://t.co/Wyu94Xf1hW"

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Anandi 🌿❤🐝 on Twitter: "California's drought is a disaster 4 your fave fruits, veggies + nuts http://t.co/t1uoQ4c5mB http://t.co/zGGDqjia3p @MotherJones @itsWanda"

Mai El-Sadany on Twitter: "Grounds under which #abortion is legally allowed in #MENA http://t.co/WybHNjnbuT"

Mai El-Sadany on Twitter: "Marital Rape laws in #MENA #women #maritalrape http://t.co/PUc4hdVGNx"