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Missing Bahraini blogger surfaces in London
Opposition activist Ali Abdulemam, sentenced to 15 years in absentia, has reemerged after two years in hiding.
Last updated: 09 May 2013 13:44 GMT
Court delays Egypt brutality case verdict
Court postpones verdict on policemen charged over death of Khaled Said, whose case helped spark Egypt's revolution.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2011 08:33 GMT
Rights groups slam Bahraini crackdown
Bahrain denies claims by international NGOs that it has been targeting medical facilities and torturing activists.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2011 18:30 GMT
Syria urged to end deadly repression
Obama leads condemnation and accuses Damascus of seeking Iranian help as dozens reported killed in latest protests.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2011 08:28 GMT
World calls for the release of journalists
International Community signs petition for the immediate release of Al Jazeera Journalists held in Libya
Free the four
Last updated: 05 Apr 2011 15:33 GMT
Iran hangs two activists
Jafar Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Hajaghaei were executed for taking part in protests after the disputed 2009 elections.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2011 02:03 GMT
Saudi woman jailed for 'maid abuse'
Employer sentenced to three years in jail for beating Indonesian housemaid in a case that sparked international outcry.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2011 11:17 GMT
Iran halts hanging Kurdish student
The execution of Habibolah Latifi, accused of supporting a separatist group, has been called off, says lawyer.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2010 19:57 GMT
Gulf urged to protect workers
International Labour Organisation calls on Gulf states to reform labour laws governing millions of foreign workers.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2010 20:47 GMT
Fraud fears cloud Egypt vote
Residents set to vote in parliamentary polls following campaign marred by violence and crackdown on opposition.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2010 20:16 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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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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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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