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Pressure problems turn back Malaysia airliner
Malaysia Airlines plane bound for Japan forced to return to Kuala Lumpur due to pressure problems inside the aircraft.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 10:13 GMT
Steep odds against Ghana's female footballers
Traditional religious beliefs stand in the way of girls passionate about the game and seeking to go professional.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 20:41 GMT
Syrian army retakes gas field from fighters
Activists confirm military's claim of recapture of Shaar gas field in desert region of Palmyra from Islamic State group.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 06:29 GMT
The last of Jordan's Ramadan singers
While the need for Misaharatis has declined, traditional chanters in Amman still wake people up for the Suhoor meal.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2014 07:50 GMT
Arab YouTube revolution: Push for free speech
With the growing use of technology, young Arab comedians are utilising satire as an agent of change online.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 08:04 GMT
Libya: Swinging pendulums and political crematoria
The new Libyan PM will need to draw on the experience of seasoned politicians to avoid the political 'crematorium'.
Mansour O El-Kikhia
Last updated: 12 May 2014 08:42 GMT
Eco-activists decry planned Oman border fence
Designed to block spillover violence from Yemen, proposed fence could also decimate leopard population, critics say.
Last updated: 04 May 2014 11:25 GMT
Iraq Kurds press states to recognise genocide
Kurds say declaring Saddam Hussein's 1988 campaign to be a genocide could help with lawsuits and healing process.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 10:45 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
Lebanon car bomb kills Hezbollah leader
At least four people, including a local leader of the group, dead in latest attack related to war in neighbouring Syria.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 05:13 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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