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A Bahraini man browses the internet on his laptop in a coffee shop in the capital Manama on January 29, 2013. Twitter's unmatched platform for public opinion is emboldening Gulf Arabs to exchange views on delicate issues in the deeply conservative region, despite strict censorship that controls old media. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Man Insults Islam, Causes Twitter War

A Saudi social media users has been a target of widespread threats and condemnation after he labelled Islam “garbage” and “primitive” and advocated free encounters between men and women.

US President Barack Obama (R) greets Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak upon arrival at Sunnylands estate for a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on February 15, 2016 in Rancho Mirage, California. / AFP / Mandel Ngan        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Wikileaks: Soros Memo Accused Obama of Fueling Radical Islam to Push TPP

A March 2016 email published Monday by the organization Wikileaks reveals that George Soros, in anticipation of a meeting with Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, requested Podesta read a memo accusing President Barack Obama of emboldening radical Islam in Malaysia in order to get the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) passed.

An Iraqi man walks past a closed liquor store in the capital Baghdad on October 23, 2016. Iraq's parliament on October 22, voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious parties. / AFP / SABAH ARAR (Photo credit should read SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq Alcohol Ban Sparks Political Backlash

Secular Iraqis woke up feeling hungover on Sunday, after a surprise parliament vote they claim is unconstitutional and shows that dominant religious parties have their priorities wrong.