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Can we rise above the veil of misinformation about Muslims?
The issue of wearing a face veil should be a woman's decision, not the government's.
Muhammad Abdul Bari
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 09:02 GMT
Nuclear breakthrough or diplomatic deception?
As Iran's president says his country will never seek a nuclear bomb, we ask if this will improve relations with the US.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 09:05 GMT
US prepared to 'engage Iran directly'
President-elect Hassan Rouhani's conciliatory speech welcomed by world powers, but Israel issues scathing statement.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 08:54 GMT
Rouhani wins Iran's presidential election
Moderate Hassan Rouhani secures more than 50 percent of votes, 12 million more than closest rival Qalibaf.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 20:35 GMT
UK wants Belhadj case in secret court
Government lawyers seek to keep lawsuit over secret Libya rendition of prominent Gaddafi opponent out of public domain.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 19:45 GMT
UK's Straw faces Libya rendition legal action
Libyan commander's lawyers serve papers on former minister over alleged role in handing him over to Gaddafi regime.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2012 10:58 GMT
In the Arab world, the West's interests trump its values
Read the first part of chapter five of Marwan Bishara's latest book, The Invisible Arab.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 12:09 GMT
Profile: Baltasar Garzon
Spanish judge best known for pursuing human rights violators finds himself answering charges of abusing authority.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2012 17:10 GMT
Iraq: US troops leave
The withdrawal of US troops after almost nine years has unveiled a dire situation, rounding out our No. 10 spot.
Al Jazeera top 10 2011
Last updated: 27 Dec 2011 14:53 GMT
Cameron makes rare visit to Russia
British prime minister makes first visit to Kremlin since relations soured over former Russian spy's murder in London.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 11:09 GMT
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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.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
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.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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