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Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

18 July, 2018

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

HRW slams Morocco over journalist's 3-year jail term

18 July, 2018

Hamid el Mahdaoui was sentenced in June for "not denouncing" attempts to harm state security

Saudi reforms meaningless as long as male guardianship persists

16 July, 2018

Comment: The locking up of activists serves as a reminder that the Kingdom is neither interested in women's rights, nor in greater democratisation, writes Malia Bouattia.

Thousands rally in Morocco for jailed Rif opponents

15 July, 2018

Under the watchful eyes of the police, protesters in Morocco's Rabat marched towards parliament on Sunday, brandishing pictures of jailed Rif opponents.

Rihanna's Moroccan Spice eyeshadow: Shades of cheap Arab tokenism

13 July, 2018

Comment: It's a slippery slope between appreciation and appropriation, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Riyadh welcomes FIFA action on World Cup pirate broadcasters

13 July, 2018

Saudi Arabia has welcomed FIFA's move towards legal action in the country over pirate broadcasters illegally showing World Cup matches, alleging the kingdom has been victim of a smear campaign.

American feminists should drop the 'global saviour' rhetoric

12 July, 2018

Comment: American women's activists should start by asking why the US has resisted ratifying global women's rights treaties and human rights initiatives, writes Ebti Numari.

EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

09 July, 2018

As the EU grapples with the issue of migration from Africa and the Middle East, European Parliament chief in Libya called for a 'blacklist' of people smugglers.

Lebanon told to legalise hashish to solve economic crisis

09 July, 2018

Hashish has long been cultivated illegally in Lebanon, particularly in the Bekaa Valley, historically a stronghold for Hizballah and outlaw groups.

Asylum processing centres would merely mask EU migration failings

02 July, 2018

Comment: So long as the testimonies of people on the move are ignored, the EU will continue to struggle with a crisis of its own making, writes Vicki Squire.

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