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This month on Al Jazeera
11 - 20
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
The plight of Qatar's migrant workers
A report says migrant workers in the country risk serious abuse in the run-up to the 2022 football World Cup.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2012 09:50 GMT
Jail sentence for Iranian dissident reported
Latest ruling against Abdolfattah Soltani, a prominent human-rights lawyer, cannot be appealed, his daughter says.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2012 01:08 GMT
Hana's hunger strike ends, but her punishment continues
Israel's forced relocation of activist simply expands the walls of her prison.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 12:23 GMT
What is really happening in Iran?
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei may control the nuclear programme, but he lacks a critical mass of Iranians.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 15:43 GMT
An Iraqi film hero in America
Filmmaker Oday Rasheed is in Manhattan for the opening of his new film - 'Qarantina'.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2012 09:41 GMT
'Several injured' in Bahrain clashes
Opposition protesters clash with police for a second day outside the capital, Manama.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2011 03:20 GMT
Convicted Bahraini medics cry foul
Doctor-couple sentenced for abetting protests tells Al Jazeera that their trial was unfair.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2011 18:26 GMT
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