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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
Afghanistan: Quisling with the Taliban?
The release of five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo raises pertinent questions about the US resolve to 'fight terror'.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 11:26 GMT
No peace in Afghanistan without tribal participation
Coalition forces' fundamental error was their failure to engage the tribes and reinstate military conscription.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 12:01 GMT
Warm welcome for Saudi's first female athlete
Sarah Attar becomes the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in the athletics at the Games after running in 800m.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 12:46 GMT
A different kind of Olympic victory
With all nations featuring female athletes, winning does not always mean celebrating with a gold medal around your neck.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2012 13:23 GMT
Saudi judoka banned from wearing hijab
International Judo Federation bans athlete from competing with Islamic headscarf at London Games.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2012 18:04 GMT
Rethinking US policy on Afghanistan
Where do the protests over Quran-burning leave US policy in Afghanistan?
Last updated: 05 Apr 2011 14:26 GMT
Is 'Afghanisation' possible?
Inside Story looks at the international community's strategy to rebuild the country.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2010 14:32 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Hijacking Nigeria's #BringBackOurGirls campaign
It will take more than natural resources for Africa to rise
Climate change: Europe's unfinished business
Jose Maria Figueres
Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing
Cuba's war on Ebola
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