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The demise of Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria

22 August, 2017

Comment: Arab-Kurdish solidarity in Syria deteriorated as a result of foreign interests and the regime's war tactics, writes Loubna Mrie.

Iraq 'must do more' for IS sex abuse victims

22 August, 2017

Iraq must ensure that women and girls subjected to sexual violence at the hands of IS militants have access to justice and reparations, UN investigators said on Tuesday.

America's last true wake-up call

21 August, 2017

Comment: The sight of white supremacists openly waving their banners of hate may be the last true wake-up call we get as a country, write Andrew Leber and Nicholas Morley.

Last house in restive Shia town demolished: Saudi authorities

17 August, 2017

Some 488 homes have been demolished in the historic area of al-Mosawara, in the town of Awamiya in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, Saudi authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

US slams Saudi Arabia in damning religious freedom report

15 August, 2017

The US has issued its annual religious freedom report, slamming its allies in the Gulf, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, for what it said was the persecution of their religious minorities.

Riyadh moves to silence cleric for insulting deceased actor

13 August, 2017

Saudi authorities have moved to silence a cleric who issued a fatwa banning Muslims from commemorating the death of Kuwait's most prominent actor because he was a Shia Muslim.

Remembering Abdulhussain Abdulredha with these top four moments

13 August, 2017

The Kuwaiti actor who angered Saddam Hussein supporters so much they tried to kill him also had a passion for Palestine.

Saudi Arabia 'in control' of 'flattened' Shia district

09 August, 2017

Saudi Arabia's destructive campaign in the Shia-majority eastern province is 'complete' with huge concern over the human cost in this brutal security offensive.

Inside the counter-extremism programme that is preventing terrorism

08 August, 2017

In-depth: Has a city in Denmark cracked the puzzle of fighting terrorism?

Canada 'urgently' investigating use of vehicles in Saudi crackdown

08 August, 2017

Canada is working "with a real sense of urgency" to investigate whether Canadian-made military vehicles were used by Saudi forces in an escalating siege of a Shia town.

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