Many foreign cartoonists have covered Erdogan's post-coup crackdown (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 17:17 GMT
Many, including rights groups, have suggested that Turkey’s post-coup clampdown has been exploited as an opportunity to repress all opposition. Journalists in particular have been targeted, and among those political cartoonists.
Tunisian women protest an article of their penal code which allowed rapists to marry their victims (AFP)
August 16, 2017 - 12:27 GMT
By calling for gender equality on inheritance and marriage, President Beji Caed Essibsi has revealed the chasm within Tunisian society between religious conservatives and secularists.
An image used by the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain in a social media campaign (Wikimedia Commons)
August 15, 2017 - 14:34 GMT
On August 12, Middle East Eye columnist CJ Werleman tweeted that “‘Ex-Muslims’ not only adopt the same tactics as Nazis, they're also supported by Nazis and white supremacists.”
The  Saudi-led embargo has forced state-owned Qatar Airways to cancel more than 50 flights a day (AFP)
August 15, 2017 - 11:11 GMT
Ever wondered what would happen if a Qatar airways plane defied the Saudi ban on entering its airspace?
Following a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, on Sunday, Sadr today met with a prominent Sunni cleric, Ahmed al-Kubaisi (Facebook)
August 14, 2017 - 17:08 GMT
Iraqis have expressed hope for improved regional Shia-Sunni relations as Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr makes an official visit to the UAE.
This image of Erdogan make the Rabaa sign while opening the Coca-Cola factory on Saturday was widely circulated on social media (Twitter)
August 14, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's attendance at the opening of a Coca-Cola factory has sparked anger among some in Turkey, who accuse the company of supporting Israel.
Can war be declared via Twitter? Saoud al-Qahtani, whose tweets made Qataris angry (Twitter)
August 13, 2017 - 15:44 GMT
It was a series of tweets by Saoud al-Qahtani, an advisor to the royal court, that inspired angry Qataris to launch the tag.
Images of the veg staple have flooded Iranian social media after an eye-watering increase in its price (Pixabay)
August 13, 2017 - 12:04 GMT
Images of onions have spilled onto Iranian social media after an eye-watering increase in its price.
August 12, 2017 - 11:42 GMT
After a hashtag last week called for the arrest of Saudi’s “incomplete” gay men, a new viral trend is calling for “coexistence with homosexuals”.
Heat, traffic and a slow food delivery service in the UAE. (File/Photo)
August 10, 2017 - 14:39 GMT
The #SaidNoOneintheUAEever is majorly exposing all the UAE's #FirstWorldProblems.
An alleged victim of torture has spoken out about his supposed abuse at the hands of the Turkish authorities in an unverified video shared widely online (Twitter)
August 09, 2017 - 16:10 GMT
An alleged victim of torture has spoken out about his supposed abuse at the hands of the Turkish authorities in an unverified video shared widely online.
The Houthi flag is clearly anti-Semitic, and has posed a major issue for Yemen's Jews.
August 09, 2017 - 13:55 GMT
A population in the tens of thousands has been reduced to less than 500, and the Houthis have played a major role in this.
The hashtag “Awamiya defeated” was trending on Twitter Wednesday (Twitter)
August 09, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
The Saudi military may have reportedly declared “victory” in the Shia town of Al-Awamiya but the online war among the Saudi people goes on.
People are being arrested and deported in Turkey for wearing t-shirts with the slogan “hero” (Twitter)
August 08, 2017 - 14:08 GMT
Over 50,000 people have been arrested in a government crackdown since the coup attempt on 15 July 2016.
August 08, 2017 - 12:04 GMT
"PayPal blocked in Saudi Arabia" was trending Monday - but was it, and why was everyone talking about BeIN sports?
People are after love, wealth and happiness. (file/photo)
August 07, 2017 - 17:27 GMT
The hashtag #اكتب_حلمك_في_تويته, meaning write your dream on twitter in Arabic, has been trending today in Jordan.