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Bahrain arrests top human rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, charged with insulting king and assault on arrival.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 08:14 GMT
Baghdad and Kurds fail to defuse standoff
Both Baghdad and Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region claim jurisdiction over oil rich territories.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 02:24 GMT
Lebanon buries leading Shia cleric
Thousands of people attend funeral of Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah.
Last updated: 06 Jul 2010 14:39 GMT
A year of division and anxiety
Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr looks at the splits in Lebanese society after the war.
Zeina Khodr in Beirut
Last updated: 12 Jul 2007 10:51 GMT
Muslim dress focus of Sydney debate
A leading Australian politician has called for an end to a public debate about a high school student who has won the right to wear a Muslim garment in class.
Last updated: 17 May 2005 15:05 GMT
Scores die in Tehran mosque blaze
Around 60 people have died and 200 more were injured after a faulty electrical heater started a blaze in a Tehran mosque crowded with worshippers for a major Shia Muslim festival, Iranian state television reported.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2005 21:22 GMT
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