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Yemeni women fight for greater representation
Despite a precarious 30 percent quota for women in government, Yemeni activists say women's rights have been sidelined.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 10:08 GMT
Palestinian cartoonist sketches inspiration
Despite political and financial hurdles, Mohammad Sabaaneh hopes cartooning will be therapeutic for Palestinian youth.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2014 11:26 GMT
Arrests at protest over Israel's Bedouin plan
Hundreds take part in 'Day of Rage' against government policy of resettling the Bedouin of the southern Negev desert.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2013 09:31 GMT
Israel's Bedouin eviction plan opposed
Thousands expected to take part in Day of Rage events against policy of resettling Bedouin of southern Negev desert.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2013 11:04 GMT
Consolidation of virtue?
Increasing internet use in Palestine is changing the population's societal norms.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2013 13:20 GMT
Kuwait to jail woman for tweets against emir
Teacher sentenced to 11 years in prison for insulting Gulf state's ruler and inciting regime change.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 15:35 GMT
Yemen women divided over rights fight
Women in Aden are torn between the national dialogue and fighting for secession as the best path for winning freedoms.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2013 15:26 GMT
Land disputes threaten south Yemen stability
Anger over unresolved land confiscations feed calls for seccession as national talks continue.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 10:47 GMT
Herod exhibit digs up controversy
Palestinians accuse Israel's national museum of looting the West Bank's archeological treasures for major exhibition.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 10:17 GMT
Counting begins after historic Libyan poll
Voting ends across North African nation in first free election for national assembly in more than four decades.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 05:55 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
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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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