Iran

Inside Tehran's monument to US 'arrogance'

The US embassy in Iran has been reopened as a museum chronicling the bitter history of bilateral relations.

Occupied West Bank

How Israel denies rights to Palestinian prisoners

The arrest of Birzeit University student Kifah Quzmar has highlighted the plight of thousands of Palestinians.

Egypt

The lonely pyramids of Giza: Egyptian tourism's decline

The recent Coptic church bombings could further damage the already crippled tourism sector in the country.

Health

Tackling Lebanon's blushes about sex

Sex education is almost non-existent in Lebanese schools – so who is teaching the facts and joys of life instead?

Israel

Israel-Europe gas deal sparks criticism

Palestinians living under occupation will 'continue to be further brutalised' by expansion of Israel's gas industry.