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Egypt's prisons still rife with torture
Human rights groups say at least 25,000 people have been detained in the past year, while dozens have died in custody.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 09:50 GMT
Kuwait activists decry social media curbs
Human rights activists allege that a law restricting social media networks will limit free speech in Kuwait.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 09:02 GMT
Abbas urges resumption of talks with Israel
Palestinian president backs Cairo-mediated talks to avoid more "casualties and sacrifices" amid new air strikes on Gaza.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2014 12:52 GMT
Who are the Houthis in Yemen?
Thousands of Houthi supporters have called for the fall of Yemen's government. But what do the Houthis really want?
Saeed Al Batati
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 12:03 GMT
Hollowing out the state in the Middle East
Proxy games in the Middle East threaten the very core of the state and its future.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 13:04 GMT
Australia PM 'appalled' by decapitation photo
Photo of young Australian boy holding decapitated head in Syria circulates online as PM announces airdrops in Iraq.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:51 GMT
Celebrities tweet outrage about Gaza
Celebrities in America took to Twitter to share their outrage about the conflict in Gaza.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 13:44 GMT
Palestinians decry Gaza journalist killings
At least 11 media workers have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, prompting calls for international inquiries.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 13:03 GMT
Australians fighting in Iraq to face arrest
Police obtain warrants for Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar after one posts photos of other posing with severed heads.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2014 13:38 GMT
Gaza mourns the dead during a joyless Eid
Palestinians in Gaza are spending a somber Eid holiday, as the death toll from Israel's bombardment mounts.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2014 09:51 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.
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It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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