U.S. and UK embassies fly pride flag in UAE

The U.S and U.K embassies in the United Arab Emirates have raised the rainbow pride flag, which honours LGBTQ communities, to celebrate Pride Month.  This...

ISIS releases video of Turkish soldiers being burned alive

ISIS has released a horrific video showing two Turkish soldiers being burned alive. The 19 minute video begins with a denunciation of President Recep Tayyib...

VIDEO: Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies conference 2016

The "Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" conference took place in Abu Dhabi last Sunday. Keynote speakers included Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, Shaykh...

VIDEO: Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead

A gunman has shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in the Syrian conflict. Several other people were...

VIDEO: Bilal Abdul Kareem says “most Syrian rebels” are fighting for the Caliphate

During a recent Facebook live Q&A, American journalist Bilal Abdul Kareem who is currently residing in Idlib, said most Syrian rebels are fighting for...

Foreign pilgrims barred from making Hajj for second year running

Saudi Arabia has said it will limit registration for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage to citizens and residents of the Kingdom in light of the...

Grand Imam of Al Azhar: “Salafis are not Sunnis”

The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has said that "Salafis are not Sunnis" during a conference in Chechnya. During the conference...

VIDEO: Muslim choir girls sing Arabic Christmas carol in Lebanon

Video footage of Muslim choir girls singing Arabic Christmas carols in Beirut. The video features 40 girls from the Shia institution Imam Sadr Foundation singing "Silent...

Israeli soldiers tear gas Santa during Christmas-themed protest in Palestine

Israeli soldiers have fired tear gas, pepper spray and stun grenades at Palestinians calling for free movement between Bethlehem and Jerusalem. The Electronic Intifada reports...

Review: The state of the Middle East in 2016

Abdul-Latif Halimi reviews the current situation of the Middle East, discussing the most significant developments that have occurred in 2016. 2016 has been a turbulent...
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