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During Ramadan, musaharatis walk the streets before dawn, banging drums and singing to the faithful to wake up and eat the morning meal. But their ranks are dwindling.
In a Gaza City neighborhood that saw some of the fiercest fighting in last summer's war, a children's center teaches free thinking, life skills, and ethics.
Fadel Shaker's about-face stands as a symbol of a wider crisis facing jihadist groups in Syria. Dozens of Saudis and more than 100 Jordanians have reportedly defected as well.
Strawberries are among the produce items that Israel no longer imports from Gaza, to the dismay of growers keen to revive a once vibrant trade.
A Russian emergency worker evacuates a cat from a burning animal shelter in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 14. The Emergencies Ministry said its workers saved 300 cats and seven dogs from the fire.
Called 'Two,' the anthology focuses on daily life and love as much as on politics, offering Israeli Arabs and Jews a unique perspective into the humanity of the other.
A prominent Saudi cleric issued a religious ruling against snowmen and other creatures, suggesting 'lifeless' forms such as boats and fruits instead.
Aziz Abu Sarah became embittered as a kid during the first Palestinian intifada but had an extraordinary transformation – in Hebrew class.
Haya, a Hebron college student, has stopped telling friends about peace and started boycotting Israeli products. But she meets twice a month with Israelis and says one day she might be Palestinian president.
UAE fighter pilot Mariam al-Mansouri shot to fame last week for her role in a US-led bombing campaign in Syria. While Americans hailed her pluck, for Arabs it's more complicated.
Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon face a multitude of hurdles to complete their educations, like obtaining books or taking exams recognized by their home country. One charity has stepped in to help.
The visit showcased shared humanity, but also the difficulties of reconciliation in the current environment.
Gaza Sky Geeks’ fourth annual Start-Up Weekend drew record numbers, and women accounted for half of those making one-minute pitches.
Verdi’s tragic love story draws thousands to the foot of Masada, a dramatic mountain fortress where Jews jumped to their deaths rather than be captured by Romans.
The founder of Breaking the Silence, a group of ex-soldiers opposed to Israeli actions in the West Bank and Gaza, talks about moral accountability on the group’s 10-year anniversary.
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