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Libya's Benghazi sees battles for control
Fighting continues between rival militias as Egypt rejects reports of involvement in attacks on Islamist positions.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 02:31 GMT
Rival militias fight for Libya's Benghazi
Forces loyal to retired general Khalifa Haftar launch offensive to "liberate" eastern city from rival armed groups.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 13:56 GMT
Egypt hunger strikes gain momentum
A nationwide hunger strike is gaining support in Egypt against the country's controversial Protest Law.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 09:57 GMT
What's behind the spike in Saudi beheadings?
In the opening weeks of August, Saudi Arabia carried out more than one execution per day, human rights groups say.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 18:15 GMT
Benghazi 'falls to al-Qaeda-linked rebels'
Factions including Ansar al-Sharia say they have taken over Libyan city after defeating forces of renegade general.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 19:26 GMT
Fighters overrun Libyan special forces base
Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, who has been battling Ansar al-Sharia fighters, abandon base after coming under attack.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 04:56 GMT
ISIL says it faces war with Nusra in Syria
Rebel faction slams rival group Jabhat al-Nusra for "betrayal and treason" as it responds to demand to end infighting.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 06:19 GMT
Saudi women demand end of male control
Activists say the laws restricting women in the kingdom are not based in religious teachings.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2014 17:54 GMT
Egypt court jails activists over protests
Three leading activists sentenced to three years in prison over illegal protests, the latest move in widening crackdown.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2013 20:57 GMT
Egyptians plan rallies over protest law
Interim government criticised for new legislation that restricts right of assembly and hands police wider powers.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 17:06 GMT
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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