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Calls to close Beirut detention centre grow
Foreign nationals are held in inhumane conditions at Adlieh detention centre, human rights groups say.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 10:19 GMT
US urges Egypt to stop violence
Secretary of State John Kerry calls on all political leaders in the country to "take a step back from the brink".
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 12:19 GMT
Egypt's sectarian tensions become politicised
Attacks on Christians following the revolution led the minority to back an army coup, creating more polarisation.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 11:39 GMT
HRW: Egypt detaining Syrian refugees
Rights group says ruling military is detaining refugees without charge and is threatening to deport them back to Syria.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2013 14:23 GMT
Syrian war intensifies Lebanon's divisions
Threat of 'all-out war' between Sunni and Alawite neighbours in north Tripoli as Syrian conflict spills over the border.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 10:53 GMT
Syria: Atrocities on both sides?
We look at whether the abuses allegedly committed by Syrian opposition fighters are merely isolated incidents.
Last updated: 19 May 2013 11:32 GMT
Syrian rebels accused of rights abuses
Human Rights Watch says rebel fighters have tortured and executed members of security forces and pro-government gangs.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2012 20:59 GMT
Is it time to increase the pressure on Syria?
As the Arab League meets to review its Syria mission, we ask what its next move should be.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2012 10:25 GMT
Syrian activists' dangerous haven in Lebanon
Bashar al-Assad's crackdown on dissent has reportedly spread to Lebanon, as activists in exile are targeted.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 21:52 GMT
Syria: Violence in the dark
Tales of imprisonment and torture by state security forces paint a picture of a regime in panic.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2011 14:29 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 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islamic authority on Web 2.0
Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
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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