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Syria ex-envoy to Iraq: Assad regime is dying
Nawaf Fares tells Al Jazeera that despite Russian and Iranian support, embattled regime will not survive.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 16:49 GMT
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
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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