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Popular Hashtag in Arab World Names Iran, Islamic State as Partners

TEL AVIV — In an attempt to fight the concept that Iran is part of the war against terrorist organizations, particularly the Islamic State group, social media users in the Arab world have rallied behind a hashtag online, #ISIS_and_Iran_are_one, claiming that the two have mutual interests and are serving one another.

President Donald Trump prepares to speak at Mar-a-Lago, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Arab Social Media Users Hail Trump’s Syria Strikes, Criticize Obama Over Inaction

TEL AVIV – Arab detractors of Iran have taken to social media to celebrate President Donald Trump’s “correction” of his predecessor’s Middle East policy by carrying out U.S. airstrikes Thursday night targeting a Syrian regime airbase allegedly utilized to launch a deadly chemical weapons attack

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Arab Social Media Users Rejoice Over Charlotte Riots

JAFFA, Israel – Some Arab social media users were rejoicing over clashes between police and protesters that swept Charlotte, North Carolina, following the killing of a local black man by police.

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Arab Social Media Fumes Over French Burkini Ban

JAFFA, Israel – Social media users across the Arab world are still expressing outrage over the conduct of French police officers who recently attempted to enforce a new law forbidding burkinis by forcing a Muslim woman to remove her garments on a beach in Nice in the French Riviera.

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Arab Social Media Users: Killing of NY Imam Was ‘Christian Terror’

JAFFA, Israel – Despite a lack of information on the killings, Arab social media has been laden with accusations of “Christian terror” regarding the case of an imam and his friend being gunned down Saturday in Queens, NY, shortly after leaving a mosque where they were reciting afternoon prayers.