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Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Syrian media entrepreneurs have broken the government's monopoly over information.
Enrico De Angelis
Donatella Della Ratta
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 14:12 GMT
Jordan King given further exclusive powers
Royal decree allowing King Abdullah to choose army and security chiefs raises fears in delay of democratisation efforts.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 10:17 GMT
UN troops held in Golan 'for own protection'
Syrian rebels tell UN that 44 Fijian observers were seized to 'remove them from an active battlefield' in Golan Heights.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 03:17 GMT
UN says Syria refugees pass three million
Refugee agency says civil war has forced more than three million to flee, an increase of one million in last year alone.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 00:32 GMT
UN soldiers seized by rebels in Golan Heights
US blames Nusra Front fighters for capture of 43 Fijians serving in UN observer force in Israeli-occupied area.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 03:04 GMT
US moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Yemen
Two Yemeni prisoners allegedly seized outside Afghanistan released from US military prison near Kabul, Pentagon says.
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Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 10:56 GMT
Iraqi Christians take shelter in Jordan
Amman agrees to serve as temporary stop for refugees until they can eventually be resettled in Western countries.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2014 10:29 GMT
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
The rise of the Islamic State group is probably the worst event in recent Muslim history since 9/11.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 12:53 GMT
Syria: No strings
Three Syrian children seek refuge over the Turkish border where teachers try to help them cope with the trauma of war.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 14:54 GMT
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Since 1948 Israel has drawn a long list of military aggression, human rights violations and war crimes.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 13:30 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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