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Crackdown on journalists: State security vs human rights
There's an alarming upsurge in the use of national security and counter-terrorism laws to silence journalists.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 08:36 GMT
Obama signs law blocking Iran's envoy to UN
Hamid Aboutalebi has acknowledged acting as an interpreter for the group that took part in the 1979 US Embassy takeover.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 20:43 GMT
US threatens S Sudan rivals with sanctions
US has provided South Sudan with more than $400m of aid and is angry that civil war has broken out.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 11:07 GMT
Iran decries US denial of visa to UN envoy
Tehran fumes over denial of visa to UN envoy, who is alleged to have been part of 1979 US hostage crisis.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 03:28 GMT
US activists push for deportation rule change
Almost two million undocumented immigrants have been sent back to their countries under the Obama administration.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 03:27 GMT
Cleared detainees remain locked up and judicial review boards continue to value dubious evidence.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 09:48 GMT
US Court dismisses Yemen drone strike lawsuit
Judge rejects claim by family members of US citizens killed by drones that deaths violated constitutional rights.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 02:34 GMT
Can the Saudis adapt to Obama's policies?
The US is not likely to act decisively on urgent issues in the Middle East, such as the Syrian crisis.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 09:24 GMT
The Israeli spy and Palestinian peace talks
US using Jonathan Pollard as a bargaining chip raises the stakes in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2014 13:24 GMT
Kerry pushes for Israeli-Palestinian talks
US secretary of state says negotiations are at "critical moment", urging both sides to compromise.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2014 12:00 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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