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Sama Abdulhadi and Tom Morello collaborated [Getty]
Tom Morello, who is the guitarist for American rock band Rage Against the Machine, collaborated with Palestinian DJ Sama Abdulhadi in an eight-minute music piece called 'On the Shore of Eternity'.
The robot was detained at customs [Getty]
The world's first hyper-realistic robot artist Ai-Da was detained for ten days by customs in Egypt, ahead of an exhibition.
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Facebook, which owns Instagram and WhatsApp and has heavily invested in augmented and virtual reality, is reportedly going to adopt a new group name.
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Rami Malek spoke fondly of his Egyptian roots as he hosted the hit comedy show Saturday Night Live for the first time.
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Anonymous crypto traders known online only by their avatars will clash at Dubai's La Perle on Saturday, in a first on its kind event hosted by British boxer Amir Khan.
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British TV star Gemma Collins said she felt sick after spending £1,450 on steaks and drinks at the new Nusr-Et restaurant in London's Kensington.
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A Spanish court has leaned in favour of Lebanese-Colombian singer Shakira in a tax fraud case, her lawyers have announced.
A number of ancient artefacts have been discovered at the settlement, including a 9,000 year old seal
The ancient jar was discovered at one of the region's oldest settlements, dating back to 7,000 BC.
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The musical icon said a pair of wild boars tried to steal her bag and run off into the woods.
Taliban fighters enjoyed themselves on a pirate ship ride at the Kabul funfair [Getty]
Taliban fighters have visited a fairground in Kabul for rest and recreation as Afghans fear that they will impose oppressive restrictions on their daily life.