For today's young Muslims, traditional methods of finding a life partner are increasingly viewed as inapplicable.
27 Nov 2016 09:56 GMT | Arts & Culture, Science & Technology, Religion, United Kingdom, Europe
At a London festival, female artists grapple with the issues facing their region and their own identities.
19 Mar 2016 10:33 GMT | Arts & Culture, War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, United Kingdom, Syria's Civil War
Director Basil Khalil challenges the rigid beliefs of the region with a sense of sarcasm and rebellion in Ave Maria.
25 Feb 2016 07:54 GMT | Arts & Culture, Politics, Palestine, Middle East, Oscars
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
Rhodri Davies | 19 Nov 2014 08:50 GMT | Media, Arts & Culture, United States, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea
Using solar power to desalinate water and become food secure has sceptics asking if the plan will ever come to fruition.
Rhodri Davies | 02 Dec 2012 19:59 GMT | Environment, US & Canada, Germany, Japan, Qatar
Female athletes from the Gulf state will compete for the first time, but many still face hurdles - in sport and society.
Rhodri Davies | 28 May 2012 14:25 GMT | Brunei, Qatar, Saudi Arabia
The institution, located in 5,000 acres of forestland, teaches ancient wisdom and rights in the modern world.
Rhodri Davies | 19 May 2012 15:21 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, United States, Venezuela
Many indigenous Warao people are unable to find a way out of poverty in both traditional communities and modern cities.
Rhodri Davies | 22 Apr 2012 19:26 GMT | Latin America, Venezuela
Venezuelan religion draws thousands to mountainside rituals for purification and guidance.
Rhodri Davies | 18 Nov 2011 19:34 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, United States, Venezuela
A Georgian scheme to supplant Russian with English as a second language is facing the barriers it aims to dismantle.
Rhodri Davies | 08 Mar 2011 13:35 GMT | Poverty & Development, US & Canada, Latin America, Cuba, Georgia
Toy guns are illegal in parts of Iraq, but fears persist over their role in a violent culture.
Rhodri Davies | 23 Feb 2011 11:25 GMT | China, Iraq
The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War