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Iran releases prominent political dissidents
Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh among 11 political prisoners freed unexpectedly by authorities.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 04:43 GMT
Bi-nationals in Iran's prisons: No recourse?
The hanging of Dutch-Iranian Zarah Bahrami shocked officials, but have they changed diplomatic tactics with Iran since?
Last updated: 13 Jun 2013 17:24 GMT
Afghan women in fight over rights law
A proposed Afghan law targeting women's rights has created an unlikely alliance between feminists and religious clerics.
Ali M Latifi
Last updated: 30 May 2013 10:10 GMT
Imran Khan's party wins Karachi revote
Results show PTI has taken national assembly seat as party buries senior member killed hours before re-polling.
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 20 May 2013 10:49 GMT
Forgotten, Canadians remain in Iran's prisons
With embassy closures and tough talk, Canada distances itself from Iran - but what of its citizens still jailed in Iran?
Last updated: 02 May 2013 04:25 GMT
A group of Arab teenagers begins to understand free expression as seismic political changes shake their world.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2012 06:06 GMT
Can Qatar's food security plan ripen?
Using solar power to desalinate water and become food secure has sceptics asking if the plan will ever come to fruition.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 19:59 GMT
Iranian dissidents win Sakharov Prize
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 19:38 GMT
Canada closes its embassy in Iran
Relations severed and Iranian diplomats ordered to leave after Tehran is accused of being a threat to world peace.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2012 02:07 GMT
Iran opposition leader Mousavi 'hospitalised'
Mir Hossein Mousavi, leader of "Green movement", who contested Mahmoud Ahmedinejad's re-election, is reported to be ill.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 22:53 GMT
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