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Syria defections raise pressure on Assad
Ex-envoy to Iraq urges other officials to leave regime, as Western powers submit 10-day deadline to implement peace plan
Last updated: 12 Jul 2012 22:22 GMT
Annan urges UN to 'reunite' on Syria plan
Annan pushes for "consequences" for Syria if it does not follow through with UN calls for ceasefire.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2012 20:49 GMT
IOC in talks with Saudi over male-only team
Olympic Committee in talks with Riyadh after rights group criticises u-turn on decision to include female athletes.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2012 17:31 GMT
Bahrain charges 15 police officers with abuse
Case comes months after government-sponsored report said torture of protesters and activists was systemic.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2012 23:50 GMT
Rules set for Saudi Olympic female athletes
Competitors must dress modestly and not mix with men as Saudi Arabia allow women to compete in Olympics for first time.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2012 13:05 GMT
Saudis allow women to compete at Olympics
Saudi Arabia has given the go-ahead for female athletes to participate at the London Games for the first time.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2012 15:34 GMT
Autopsy finds torture behind Bahrain drowning
Report exclusively obtained by Al Jazeera says 23-year-old had been electrically tortured before drowning in January.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 19:45 GMT
Adidas draws Arab ire over Jerusalem marathon
Sports ministers from Arab states announce boycott of German sportswear giant over sponsorship of Jerusalem marathon.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 04:23 GMT
Kuwait police crackdown on stateless protests
Security forces clash with bidoon demonstrators for second straight day after dozens arrested northwest of the capital.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 21:43 GMT
Bahrain to try police officers over 'torture'
Five officers to be tried over alleged torture of detainee who later died in custody, weeks after probe into crackdown.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2011 06:41 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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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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