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Qatar withdraws from Asian Games in hijab row
Women's basketball team pulls out of tournament after international body refuses to allow team to play wearing hijabs.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 13:54 GMT
Western celebrities' Arabic culture clash
Western musicians have stirred controversy with their performances and off-stage antics in the United Arab Emirates.
Ahoud Al Meraikhi
Last updated: 18 Nov 2013 17:18 GMT
Arab Idol: Not just another reality show
The TV show provides a rare public space to resolve nationalism with pan-Arab sentiment.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 16:31 GMT
Bahrain activist's daughter arrested
Activists say Zainab al-Khawaja was held along with dozens of protesters demanding political reforms in Gulf kingdom.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2012 16:48 GMT
Profiles: The prisoners behind the swap
Although the list of prisoners to be freed by Israel does not include some high-profile names, it includes some of note.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2011 09:05 GMT
Israel names 477 prisoners to be released
Israeli justice ministry publishes list of Palestinian prisoners to be released in phase one of Gilad Shalit swap deal.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 15:14 GMT
Women's football takes off in Qatar
Qatar's first national female football team dream of World Cup success.
Matthias Krug in Doha
Last updated: 06 Apr 2009 09:18 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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The 'Jewish state bill' doesn't matter to us, Palestinians
South Sudan: A 'thankless kid'?
Why is Nigeria's Jonathan worried?
'One black, one white, separate and unequal'
Michael Brown was not a boy, he was a 'demon'
Does Uhuru Kenyatta know Kenya is burning?
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