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Palestinians hit the right notes in Gaza
Music school helps relieve tensions in conflict-torn Gaza Strip, but access to instruments remains a challenge.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 07:48 GMT
Arab Idol winner: 'No-one will politicise me'
Mohammed Assaf discusses Palestine, the purpose of music, and his newfound fame.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 12:49 GMT
Blatter takes up Palestinian plight
With travel restrictions placed on Palestinian players, FIFA President Sepp Blatter is aiming to highlight their cause.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2013 12:38 GMT
Arab Idol: Not just another reality show
The TV show provides a rare public space to resolve nationalism with pan-Arab sentiment.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 16:31 GMT
The wedding singer from Gaza
We examine whether the newly crowned Arab Idol has become a symbol of hope and unity for Palestine.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 11:57 GMT
Palestinian wins Arab Idol for first time
Competition electrified thousands of fans including President Mahmoud Abbas and stoked feelings of national pride.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2013 22:07 GMT
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In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
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