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Caption: After a 5 year hiatus, Lebanese diva Haifa Wehbe appears in a movie that has caused controversy in the region for its steamy scenes
Credit: YouTube

Egypt halts screening of Haifa Wehbi film

Wehbi’s comeback film Halawet Ruh accused of immorality and child abuse

Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, centre, casts his ballot during the presidential election in Algiers April 17, 2014. Algerians voted on Thursday in the election Bouteflika is expected to win after 15 years in power, despite speaking only rarely in public since suffering a stroke in 2013.

Ailing Bouteflika poised to win re-election

Results expected tomorrow; Algerians believe Bouteflika, 77, almost assured of victory

The mother (R) of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in 2007, slaps Balal who killed her son during the execution ceremony in the northern city of Nowshahr on April 15, 2014 just before she removed the noose around his neck with the help of her husband, sparing the life of her son's convicted murderer.

Grieving mother’s slap saves killer from gallows

Dramatic ‘punishment’ followed a rare public drive to save the life of 19-year-old Balal

Israeli police clash with Palestinians on  the Al Aqsa mosque compound in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem on April 16, 2014.  AFP

Al Aqsa clashes: 20 Palestinians injured

Nearly 1,000 Israeli troops raid the holy compound, lock gates and attack students

Humanoid robots play a football match during the international robotics competition, RoboCup Iran Open 2014, in Tehran.
Students from 22 countries were competing in the event.

Iran wins the world cup of football — for robots

Forget about sanctions, Tehran’s robots are autonomous and champions








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