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Kuwait urged to stop stripping citizenship
Rights group says oil-rich country has stripped 33 people of their nationality, some of them for political reasons.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2014 16:12 GMT
ISIL closes in on border town with Turkey
ISIL fighters close in on the key Kurdish town of Kobane, as Turkey considers sending troops to both Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2014 12:35 GMT
Turkish tanks face ISIL near Syria border
Turkey spreads out tanks on hill facing Syrian border town besieged by ISIL, as US-led air raids pound group in Syria.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2014 21:12 GMT
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
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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