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Wresting Islam from Islamists
Muslims are contesting the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood and the tyranny of the clerical custodians in Egypt and Iran.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 08:38 GMT
Iran reports high turnout in parliament vote
Early results show victory for supporters of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, with officials claiming 64 per cent voter turnout.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2012 08:04 GMT
Iran election's initial results trickle in
Government claims 65 per cent turnout in poll for country's 290-member legislative assembly.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 11:43 GMT
Long history of Iran's opposition
A look at opposition groups in Iran since the 1979 revolution that toppled the Shah.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 15:33 GMT
Iran elections: Quotable quotes
As Iranians prepare to vote for parliament elections on March 2, we bring you snippets of outstanding remarks.
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 14:13 GMT
Iran 'intensifying clampdown' ahead of vote
Amnesty says government has increased "wave of arrests" in attempt to curb free speech before assembly elections.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 12:27 GMT
Khamenei's power consolidation gambit
Recent insinuations by Ali Khameini shows a political struggle between the supreme leader and the president.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 10:18 GMT
Iran's opposition launches new manifesto
Despite internal conflict, members of Iran's Green Movement keep hope alive that their time will come.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2011 16:10 GMT
Arab Spring exposes Nasrallah's hypocrisy
The Shia leader is happy to support protesters in Bahrain and Egypt, but he won't criticise Syria's violent crackdown.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2011 16:15 GMT
The predicament of the Islamic Republic
Green Movement's focus on civil rights voids it of the appeal needed to spark an Arab Spring-like revolution.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 10:24 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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St Louis' sons, taken too soon
Gaza, the Goy!
Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Military injustice: Both US and India 'left in the dark'
Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
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.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
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