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Spanish police 'kill Barcelona attack suspect'

21 August, 2017

Spanish police shot dead the 'driver' behind last week's attack in Barcelona on Monday, after a tense hunt for the ringleader behind the killings.

Spain identifies Barcelona attack suspect as manhunt widens

21 August, 2017

Spanish police have identified the driver of a van used in last week's Barcelona terror attacks, as the manhunt for the main suspect widens across Europe.

Danish FM admits selling mass-surveillance technology to Saudi Arabia

21 August, 2017

Denmark's foreign minister has for the first time acknowledged that the government allowed the sale of surveillance technology to authoritarian Arab governments, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Bidding wars: This week in Middle East football

20 August, 2017

Morocco has thrown its hat into the ring to host the 2026 World Cup, but face a challenge from a US-Canada-Mexico super-bloc who want to bring football back to America.

Outrage after Moroccan song promotes domestic violence

19 August, 2017

Outrage was triggered across Morocco's online community after a new song promoted the idea of physical abuse against women being a sign of love.

Police identify three Moroccans suspected of Spain attacks

18 August, 2017

Spanish police late on Friday named three Moroccan men suspected of the deadly twin terror attacks and who were shot overnight in Cambrils

Rising refugee flow to Spain could become 'big emergency'

18 August, 2017

More than 9,000 people have arrived in Spain from North Africa so far this year, surpassing 2016 totals, with a "big emergency" predicted if the pace continues, the UN said.

World voices solidarity with Spain after terror attacks

18 August, 2017

Spanish and world leaders condemned the attacks, expressing outrage and solidarity with the victims.

Dozens dead, injured in two Spanish seaside city attacks

18 August, 2017

Drivers ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving at least 14 people dead and injuring more than 100 others.

Lebanon joins Jordan, Tunisia scrapping reviled 'marry-the-victim' rape law

16 August, 2017

Lebanon has become the latest Middle Eastern country to repeal a law allowing rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims.

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