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More than 100 Jewish scholars condemn Trump's Jerusalem move

10 December, 2017

Jewish scholars in North America have blasted a decision by Donald Trump to highly contentious move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Shocking new figures on violence against women in Morocco

10 December, 2017

A new report documents cases of gender based violence in Morocco, but are these figures just the tip of the iceberg?

Women in rural Tunisia mix hot sauce with business

06 December, 2017

Tunisian women earn a living by producing, selling and even exporting Harissa, the spicy hot pepper paste notorious in the North African Maghreb region.

Myanmar anger after Pope uses term 'Rohingya' in Bangladesh

03 December, 2017

After the Pope avoided using the term Rohingya in his visit to Myanmar, there was a flurry of online anger when using the term in Bangladesh

How disabled Arabs are using journalism to fight discrimination

03 December, 2017

Feature: Some discriminatory perceptions of disability may still remain in the Arab mainstream, but they are now slowly being unpicked and understood as campaigns move forward and stories become heard.

The invisible victims of the 'War on Terror'

01 December, 2017

Comment: State-led racism is fragmenting UK Muslim communities, but one group providing support for the families of alleged extremists, is proof of a strengthened 'community of struggle', writes Malia Bouattia.

#SheDefends: Honouring the Middle Eastern women fighting for change

29 November, 2017

There is a long way to go to achieve gender equality in the Middle East, but progress - and sacrifice - has been made by brave women human rights defenders.

Sinai attack shows Sisi has lost control

29 November, 2017

Comment: Sisi's reign of terror against those who seek justice has created an ideal incubator for radical violent ideologies such as that of the Islamic State group, writes Sam Hamad.

China to deploy 'Night Tigers' to Syria

29 November, 2017

The Chinese Ministry of Defence intends to send troops from its Special Operations Forces to Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Can Tunisia eliminate violence against women?

29 November, 2017

In-depth: In probably the most progressive Arab nation for women's rights, officials are making efforts to end gender-based violence. But powerful obstacles stand in their way, reports Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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