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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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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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Janvieve Williams Comrie
'I dream of a job, a school, a home'
The crisis in Iraq: Was the rise of ISIL a surprise?
Facing the truth about Brazil's dark past
Ebola in Sierra Leone is not just a health crisis
North Korea: An 'act of war' over a movie?
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