Asma Ajroudi

Asma Ajroudi

Tunisia

Tunisia 'needs a cultural revolution' to combat racism

Tunisia becomes first Arab country to criminalise racial discrimination in move activists hail as historic.

Tunisia 'needs a cultural revolution' to combat racism

Middle East

Unpicking the results of Lebanon's elections

Analysts dispute significance of Hezbollah's gains at the expense of Saad Hariri's party as poll fever cools.

Unpicking the results of Lebanon's elections

Middle East

Hezbollah, Amal and allies biggest winners in Lebanon elections

Unofficial tallies showing big gains for 'Shia duo' at the expense of Saad Hariri's bloc set to raise regional tensions.

Hezbollah, Amal and allies biggest winners in Lebanon elections

Lebanon

Polls close in Lebanon's first general election in nine years

First parliamentary elections in nearly a decade introduces electoral law with proportional representation.

Polls close in Lebanon's first general election in nine years

Middle East

In Lebanon's Zahle, elections are local

Bizarre alliances competing for one eastern city's seven seats reflect manoeuvring for votes in parliamentary elections.

In Lebanon's Zahle, elections are local

Women's Rights

Record number of Lebanese women running for office

Impressive surge generates sense of hope in many Lebanese about women's participation in their country's politics.

Record number of Lebanese women running for office

Interactive

Lebanon elections 2018: Politics as usual

Lebanon heads to general elections for the first time in nine years.

Lebanon elections 2018: Politics as usual

Lebanon

Will the Lebanese vote in parliamentary elections?

New electoral law has citizens divided over upcoming general election happening for the first time in years.

Will the Lebanese vote in parliamentary elections?

Lebanon

Mixed reaction as Lebanon prepares for donor meeting

Concern over rising debt as country seeks $16bn in loans and grants at Paris conference to kick-start economy.

Mixed reaction as Lebanon prepares for donor meeting

Elections

A Palestinian seat in Lebanon's parliament?

How a mock political campaign spread confusion and awareness ahead of Lebanon's parliamentary elections.

A Palestinian seat in Lebanon's parliament?

Libya

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Dozens of relatives of Tunisians who fought with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant caught in diplomatic limbo.

Stranded in Libya: ISIL's Tunisian women and children

Tunisia

Tunisia's proposed drug law spurs debate

Amid rising prison numbers, legislators are considering a contentious new law to abolish sentences for some offenders.

Tunisia's proposed drug law spurs debate