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UAE mothers divided over breastfeeding law
Debate heats up as UAE considers new law requiring mothers to nurse their children until the age of two.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 09:47 GMT
Upsurge in Palestinian 'honour killings'
Rights groups demand new laws to protect women from family violence after a spate of deaths.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:43 GMT
Afghan women face increasing abuse
Rise in poverty appears to be correlated with more physical and sexual violence against women.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 12:37 GMT
Afghanistan's populist prince
Country's first president's nephew, and former king's grandson Nadir Naim hopes to serve the nation if he wins at polls.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 08:02 GMT
Teenage Syrian refugees wed 'for protection'
Girls as young as 14 are being married off, fearing attacks in the world's second-largest refugee camp.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 07:06 GMT
Freedom of movement: Capoeira in Palestine
Practitioners of the Brazilian martial art hope capoeira gains a foothold in the occupied West Bank.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 16:59 GMT
'Green Intifada' in the West Bank
Eco-tourism in Battir village is a form of peaceful resistance against the Israeli occupation.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2013 11:28 GMT
Israel to drill for oil in the West Bank
A large reserve may lie under Israel and the occupied territories, but Palestinians are unlikely to reap the benefits.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2013 13:47 GMT
Occupation costs Palestinians 'billions'
World Bank report says Palestinian economy could expand by a third if Israel lifted restrictions in West Bank.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2013 00:15 GMT
Educating moms saves lives
As the United Nations general assembly convenes, education must be put at the top of the list of priorities.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 06:55 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
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.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
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.
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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