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Bahrain arrests top human rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on arrival.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 08:14 GMT
Syrian women vie for few jobs in Lebanon
A lack of employment opportunities pushes Syrian refugees to opt for informal jobs, leaving them open to exploitation.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 08:52 GMT
Somali women struggle to make it in politics
Despite threats, clan politics and marginalisation, some Somali women hope to change the country's political culture.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 10:30 GMT
Syrian refugees seek sanctuary in Morocco
Hundreds of refugees have entered Morocco across the Algerian border, with many aiming to reach European shores.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 12:32 GMT
Zuma scandal: Home Truths?
South Africa's president stands accused of using millions in state funds for private residence.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2014 19:28 GMT
Moroccans protest pedophile pardon
Decision by King Mohammed VI to pardon a Spanish child molester has sparked angry demonstrations in Morocco.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 11:46 GMT
Response to Al Jazeera: Article on South Africa 'far from reality'
An Al Jazeera feature published on June 6 paints an incorrect picture of the state of social relations in South Africa.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2013 13:41 GMT
Fighting poverty in the Arab world: With soap operas?
"Edutainment soap operas" have often helped bring about critical behavioural changes around the world, writes Semlali.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2013 11:49 GMT
Morocco to change rape marriage law
Government plans to outlaw practice allowing rapists to avoid charges if they marry their victims.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2013 00:16 GMT
Rough sailing for Bangladesh river-gypsies
Bedes, who live on riverboats, are struggling to preserve their heritage as their traditional sources of income dry up.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 09:27 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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