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October 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Sarmad Al Jilane, a founding member of Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, initially sought safety from the Assad regime in Raqqa. Ultimately, he ended up risking his life to expose atrocities carried out by ISIS in their de facto capital.
We spoke to the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the Internet freedom advocate and founder of online black market the Silk Road. (freeross.org)
October 22, 2017 - 15:25 GMT
We spoke to the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the Internet freedom advocate and founder of online black market the Silk Road.
Qassem Suleimani, AFP/File
October 22, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
As Iraqi Kurdistan's dream of independence crumbles, Qassem Suleimani stands out as a key to knowing why some Kurds gave in to Baghdad
On an average around 127 divorce cases take place in a day (Shutterstock/File)
October 19, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
The number of divorce cases in Saudi Arabia has exponentially increased in recent years.
The man who wanted to look like a shark, courtesy Warda Network
October 19, 2017 - 08:47 GMT
Austria's new 'burqa ban' law prohibits certain types of face coverings AKA almost every good Halloween costume
A boy sits on top of a destroyed tank in Syria, AFP/File
October 18, 2017 - 14:54 GMT
The Atlantic recently published an article claiming the war against ISIS brought the Middle East together. Al Bawaba debunks the article's claims, and reveals a disturbing lack of imagination in the all-too common thinking that the Middle East needs war to get peace.
A nuclear war between the U.S. and North Korea wide-ranging consequences for the Middle East region. (AFP)
October 18, 2017 - 14:29 GMT
North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador has warned that nuclear war could break out imminently, a decision which could have wide ranging consequences for the Middle East region.
Cases of married children reached 122.464 in 2017, 4.522 of whom were under the age of 15 years old (Shutterstock/File)
October 18, 2017 - 13:18 GMT
In 2017 divorce rate in cities recorded 60.7 percent, while the percentages recorded at 39.3 percent in villages, according to Maysa Shawky, Deputy Minister of Health and the General Supervisor of the Councils of Population, and Childhood and Motherhood.
The number of hate crime incidents recorded by police spiked and reached a record monthly level of 6,000 incidents in June (Shutterstock/File)
October 18, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Hate crime in the U.K. has surged, with a record 80,393 offenses recorded in 12 months to March 2017, according to Home Office figures released Tuesday.
Before she was captured alive in Raqqa, the jihadi bride appeared to be questioning her future with ISIS and plotting her escape (Shutterstock/File)
October 17, 2017 - 09:17 GMT
Officials have seized the laptop of an ISIS jihadi bride in Raqqa to reveal she was baking recipes, listening to religious sermons and collating an enormous stash of porn.
Inflation has been on the rise since the currency flotation on November (AFP/File)
October 17, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Egypt, a country with a population of 90 million, where more than 28 percent of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the Jan. 25 Revolution in 2011.
The completion of Athens’ first official mosque since the 19th century, in the downtown neighborhood of Votanikos, is set for the end of this year, according to plan (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Decrying how Muslims in Athens have no choice but to pray in unsanitary conditions in basements, a top Muslim cleric from Greece said there is a great need for a mosque in the Greek capital.
The announcement has been met with a mixed reaction on social media (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 15:06 GMT
Legislation is expected to be introduced into the New South Wales parliament this week which will force students who pose a "significant risk" to enroll in distance education.
Pope Francis (R) gives a rosary to Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri during a private audience at the Vatican, on October 13, 2017. /AFP
October 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Prime Minister Saad Hariri vowed Friday to maintain stability in Lebanon and consensus among rival factions to shield the country from the reverberations of regional turmoil.
(AFP Photo/File/Farjana Khan Godhuly)
October 14, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Two young Rohingya girls were killed by an elephant attack late Friday at refugee camp in coastal Cox's Bazaar city.
Both sides struck a deal in the Egyptian capital this week
October 13, 2017 - 18:31 GMT
The Israeli government has announced a list of conditions necessary for it to accept the historic reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah.