Iran

Meet the Iranian tycoon smashing gender stereotypes

Businesswoman, city councillor and social activist Fatemeh Daneshvar tells Al Jazeera that she fears 'nothing but God'.

Turkey

Turkey's Diyarbakir struggles to rebuild

This bastion of Kurdish nationalism lies at the heart of the war between the state and separatist rebels.

Egypt

Pope set to visit Egypt in 'call for peace'

The visit comes three weeks after two separate bombings killed dozens of Egyptian Copts on Palm Sunday.

Israel

Critics blast US shipment of fighter jets to Israel

Israel is the first country outside the US to get access to the F-35 warplane, the most expensive ever developed.

Jordan

Will Jordan abolish a law that protects rapists?

Women's activists say they are closer than ever to abolishing Article 308, which pardons rapists who marry their victim.