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The 18-year-old posted the video on YouTube, where he has over 6.6 million followers, prompting outrage for encouraging the torture of animals.

Book Club: Penny Johnson's novel skilfully brings attention to how Israel's colonial and military occupation of Palestinian land has ravaged not only human lives, but also animals and the environment.

Picture purr-fect: Rare glimpse into fluffy friendships in Erbil

Vanessa Powell

Picture purr-fect: Rare glimpse into fluffy friendships in Erbil

Photographer Seivan Salim is challenging people's perceptions and taboos in the Middle East about pets in her new picture exhibition.

Video of dogs butchered at Indonesian market sparks outrage Video of dogs butchered at Indonesian market sparks outrage

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Video of dogs butchered at Indonesian market sparks outrage

Disturbing video footage of dogs being butchered and their hair burnt off with blowtorches at markets in Indonesia has prompted howls of protest ...

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Mimi Bekhechi

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Comment: We can't right the wrongs of the fur industry, but we can ensure some good comes of garments made from these tormented animals, writes ...

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Middle East turmoil? Veganism can solve it, says PETA

The leader of the PETA animal rights groups has offered an unorthodox solution to political turmoil in the Middle East.

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Anger as Saudi psychologist shares son's animal abuse

'The butcher training him should have prepared him with a sharper knife,' said parent.

Diana Alghoul

Vengeful 'Saudi animal abuser' rips head off Qatari pigeon

'Don't let your fate be that of the pigeon,' the man warned Qatar after tearing the bird's head off with his bare hands.

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Urging love, Ariana Grande plans show for Manchester-attack victims

In her first substantive comments since Monday's tragedy, the singer said she felt 'uplift' by seeing fans' compassion after the blast which ...

Dubai ruler orders cat killers to clean zoo

The New Arab

Dubai ruler orders cat killers to clean zoo

Three men filmed torturing a cat to death have been ordered to clean Dubai Zoo every day for the next three months as a punishment for their ...

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Emirati cat killers forced to clean zoo as punishment

Three Emirati men who were filmed feeding a live cat to dogs have been ordered by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed to clean a zoo. Does the ...

Dubai man arrested for feeding live cat to dogs

The New Arab

Dubai man arrested for feeding live cat to dogs

Gruesome video posted to social media leads to the arrest of a Dubai resident over the torture and killing of a cat.

Trump's gun comments 'crossed the line', says Clinton

The New Arab

Trump's gun comments 'crossed the line', says Clinton

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday slammed her Republican rival Donald Trump for his "casual inciting" of violence, saying words can have tremendous ...

Born to be wild: the Arabian oryx's sad demise

Paul McLoughlin

Born to be wild: the Arabian oryx's sad demise

During the 1960s, the oryx, a symbol of the Arabian Peninsula, were annihilated by hunters. A project to reintroduce oryx was launched, but ...

Animals and the Arab conscience: Do animals have rights?

Karim Traboulsi

Animals and the Arab conscience: Do animals have rights?

Comment: Animal rights are too often overlooked in the Arab world, or dismissed as "a Western thing". But animal welfare ...

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