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Egypt NGOs 'robbed of independence'
Human rights groups have decried Egypt's enforcement of 2002 law that gives the government control over NGOs.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2014 11:27 GMT
Iraqi security accused of executing prisoners
Amid reports of fighting in Anbar province, Human Rights Watch alleges massacre of 255 Sunni prisoners in June.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 14:54 GMT
Lebanon deports Palestinians back to Syria
In a change of policy, the Lebanese government orders the deportation of dozens of Palestinian refugees back to Syria.
Moe Ali Nayel
Last updated: 09 May 2014 12:11 GMT
Palestinians urged to turn to ICC
Human rights groups such as Amnesty urge Mahmoud Abbas to demand accountability for war crimes.
Last updated: 08 May 2014 21:42 GMT
Al Jazeera regrets staff trial adjournment
Egyptian court adjourns the trial of Al Jazeera staffers Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, and Baher Mohamed until March 5.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 04:21 GMT
Egypt adjourns Al Jazeera journalists' trial
Three journalists deny charges of having links to a "terrorist organisation" and spreading false news.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2014 13:55 GMT
Iraq slammed for women prisoners abuse
A report issued by Human Rights Watch documents torture, sexual assault and other forms of abuse against female inmates.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2014 07:10 GMT
UAE tries group over alleged Brotherhood ties
At least 30 Egyptians and Emiratis appear in Abu Dhabi court accused of illegally setting up Muslim Brotherhood cells.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 18:31 GMT
Diplomats: Egypt could have avoided bloodshed
Some western mediators believe a compromise had been possible, but was nixed by hard-liners in Cairo.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 10:58 GMT
Sexual harassment taints Egypt's euphoria
Sexual predators have proven a dark threat to the mass gatherings held across the country.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2013 18:07 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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