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One-year sentence for Bahraini man who battered Syrian ex-wife

05 October, 2017

A man has been jailed for one year after shocking footage was released of brutal injuries he had caused to his ex-wife.

Violence against women is harming Arab economies, says UN

05 October, 2017

In a bid to promote policy reform in Arab states, the United Nations is highlighting the huge economic cost of gender-based violence.

Morocco defends expulsion of Guardian journalist who covered protests

30 September, 2017

Morocco's communication minister said on Friday that a journalist for Britain's Guardian newspaper was expelled because he had been working in a tense region of the country without a permit.

Three Arabs honoured in 'inspirational and innovative women' list

29 September, 2017

An annual BBC list honouring the world's 'inspirational and innovative women' made mention of three young Arabs this year.

Libya's path to peace needs grit and determination

28 September, 2017

Comment: A UN-led plan for peace in Libya will require real determination, both regionally and internationally, if it is to succeed, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Moroccan police deploy to stop marriage of 12-year-old girl

26 September, 2017

Reports of a wedding between a 12-year-old girl and a 30-year-old man in Morocco have sparked widespread condemnation and debate over child marriage.

Morocco arrests four over alleged 'IS recruitment'

24 September, 2017

Suspected Moroccan recruiters for the Islamic State group have been arrested in four of the kingdom's southern cities.

Home ties: This week in Middle East football

20 September, 2017

Despite reaching the World Cup finals, Saudi Arabia's manager, Bert van Marwikj, has been unceremoniously sacked for refusing to relocate to the conservative kingdom, writes Uri Levy.

Morocco tourists make tracks on 007's 'desert express'

14 September, 2017

The Orient Desert Express, made famous in the 2015 Bond movie "Spectre", trundles tourists between the town of Oujda and the former mining city of Bouarfa.

Morocco urged to address torture allegations

13 September, 2017

In-depth: Human rights groups say Moroccan police are still brutally dispersing demonstrations and torturing protesters in the Rif region, despite a largely successful PR campaign to whitewash government oppression.

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