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Bahrain extends custody of rights activist
Maryam al-Khawaja, who campaigns against abuse in Gulf state, jailed for further 10 days despite UN expressing concerns.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 01:07 GMT
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
Missing Bahraini blogger surfaces in London
Opposition activist Ali Abdulemam, sentenced to 15 years in absentia, has reemerged after two years in hiding.
Last updated: 09 May 2013 13:44 GMT
'Chemical Ali' sentenced to death
Cousin of Saddam Hussein to be hanged for murders of dozens of Shia Muslims.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2009 16:05 GMT
Baghdad toll exceeds 200
The toll in Thursday's attacks on the Iraqi capital rises to 202 as the city is put under curfew.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2006 12:22 GMT
Lebanon parliament re-elects speaker
Nabih Berri has survived the political storm that swept Syrian troops out of Lebanon by being re-elected to the highest office reserved for its Shia Muslims.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2005 09:54 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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