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Saudi rights activist accused of apostasy
Raef Badawi, jailed for setting up "liberal" network and insulting Islam, could face death penalty.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 15:31 GMT
Shifting gear: Saudi women defy driving ban
Dozens of women took part in a "drive-in" protest, despite warnings from government, and mixed signals from the police.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2013 16:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia: The devil in the details
New law against domestic abuse is a good first step, yet much more remains to be done.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2013 08:04 GMT
Crown Prince Nayef: A legacy to remember
The late Crown Prince Nayef of Saudi Arabia has left a conservative legacy that Saudi women are eager to leave behind.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2012 18:09 GMT
Saudi political prisoners long for justice
Inequalities in the Saudi judicial system has citizens utilizing unorthodox means of expressing their dissatisfaction.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 08:21 GMT
Saudi women drivers take the wheel on June 17
One brave woman in Saudi Arabia is feeling the heat after renewing a drive to lift the ban keeping women off the roads.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2011 18:43 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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