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Image of two Gaza children killed in Israeli strike wins World Press Photo prize

Swedish photographer Paul Hansen snags top photojournalism award for haunting image captured during Palestinian children’s funeral; violence in the Middle East a dominant theme in the competition. (Explicit images) Swedish…

Islamic History on Channel 4 sparks off complaint

Channel 4 history of Islam sparks flood of complaints and presenter Tom Holland subjected to torrent of abusive tweets By ROBERT VERKAIK PUBLISHED: 19:44 EST, 1 September 2012 | UPDATED: 19:44 EST, 1 September 2012…

Fiji News – Indians like Fiji’s beautiful scenes

New Delhi: The Fiji islands are emerging as the latest hotspot for Indian films, with three movies, ’3G’, ‘Warning’ and ‘Ammali Tumaali’, being shot in the picturesque South Pacific island locales…

Pakistani Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has just won her first and Pakistan’s first Oscar. Her documentary film Saving Face, co-directed by US-based Daniel Junge, follows Pakistani plastic surgeon Mohammad Jawad who preforms re-constructive surgery on acid attack survivors in Pakistan. In her…

Check Out These ‘Feet First’ Photos That Could Replace Planking

British photographer Tom Robinson and his girlfriend were sitting on Brighton Beach, England, when they realized the view of their feet pointing out to sea would make a nice photo.…

Spiritual and Medicinal aspects of honey (العسل)

Written by Muhammad Azimul Haque “Like the Bee, gathering honey from different flowers, the wise man accepts the essence of different scriptures and see only the good in all” (Srimad Bhagavatam…

The camera we need for panoromic pictures: Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 SLR Digital Camera

Consider this camera for wonderful photograpy, if you can afford. Product Highlights 24.6 Megapixel Full-Frame (24x36mm) CMOS Sensor Dust & Weather-Resistant In-Camera Image Stabilization 3.0″ 921,600-Pixel LCD Display ISO 100-6400…

Arabian leopard

This young Arabian leopard, without the intervention of the Kingdom’s little known but long established wildlife conservation program, would simply not exist. In 2003 one of the Middle East’s rarest…

Eid Prayer at Al Aqsa Jerusalem

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Picture of the Day: Hurricane Irene

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Picture of the Day: Evening winds stir the robes of a Tuareg striding across Algeria’s Tassili-n-Ajjer

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Why Google Earth Pixelates Israel

If Google Earth maps the trees, the oceans, and the annals of history, why is a country, Israel, so hard to make out? An article from Mother Jones explores how…