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Ayatollah Khomeini: A rare encounter with a true revolutionary
A day before his triumphal return to Iran, Khomeini spoke of his hopes for the revolution.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 12:44 GMT
'No clear evidence' for rise in Iraqi birth defects
A March finding of 'damning evidence' in the increase in cancers and other health issues was reversed by a new report.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 14:23 GMT
The WHO must release report on Iraqi birth defects now
The indefinite postponement of the World Health Organisation's report is alarming scientists and activists.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 13:28 GMT
Syrian Shia pilgrims stay on in Iraq
As conflict rages in Syria, growing community of Syrian Shia pilgrims decide not to return home.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 13:43 GMT
The Brothers Larijani: A sphere of power
As the country gears up for the elections, Al Jazeera takes a look at one of Iran’s most influential political families.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 12:04 GMT
Bahrain moves to ban main opposition party
Wefaq party, which played key role in country's protests, accused of "harming social peace and inciting disrepect".
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 15:51 GMT
Demanding equal rights in Bahrain
Many Shia citizens of Gulf island demand ouster of PM, and less power for the ruling Khalifa family.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 16:45 GMT
Al-Sadr calls on Iraqis 'to resist'
Shia leader urges peaceful resistance and a rejection of violence in his first address since returning from exile.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2011 14:02 GMT
Al-Sadr back in Iraq stronghold
Shia leader returns to Najaf after several years in Iran, following his bloc's strong showing in last year's election.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2011 15:46 GMT
Pilgrims killed in Iraq bus crash
At least 15 people, mostly Iranians, died after two buses collided near Najaf, an important holy site for Shia Muslims.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2010 14:13 GMT
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In Pictures: Palestinians recall Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
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Muslim Rohingya are excluded from political representation as a result of not being counted.
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