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Bahrain braces for anti-government protests
Police set razor wire and checkpoints outside Shia villages ahead of planned demonstrations.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 20:20 GMT
Amnesty urges Hamas to halt executions
London-based rights group calls on authorities in Gaza to commute prisoner executions planned after Eid al-Fitr.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 16:24 GMT
Anger at Saudi beheading of Sri Lankan maid
Human rights groups condemn execution of Rizana Nafeek, convicted of killing an infant in her care in 2005.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2013 17:45 GMT
Jail terms for Omanis for online 'slander'
A court sentences six for comments posted on social media that it says insulted Oman's ruler, Sultan Qaboos.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 21:18 GMT
'Violence at campus' as Saudi women protest
Students say at least 50 women injured at King Khalid University after security forces broke up protest over cleaning.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2012 03:33 GMT
Saudi Arabia beheads woman for 'sorcery'
Human rights group describes execution as "truly appalling" and notes steep rise in country's use of capital punishment.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2011 01:44 GMT
Egyptians protest over blogger's arrest
Alaa Abd El Fattah's refusal to recognise military court leads to calls for military council to step down.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2011 12:59 GMT
From 'hero' to 'criminal' for Bahrain surgeon
Dr Ali al-Ekri, dubbed a hero when volunteering to help Gaza's injured, was jailed after pro-democracy protests.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 16:07 GMT
Saudi woman driver to be lashed
Court in Saudi Arabia sentences woman to 10 lashes for defying the country's ban on female drivers.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 19:42 GMT
Egyptians rally against emergency laws
Hundreds in Tahrir Square condemn ruling military council's decision to expand Mubarak-era legislation.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2011 12:22 GMT
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