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Protest leaders in Morocco's Jerada arrested

12 March, 2018

Two prominent Moroccan activists were arrested on Saturday.

Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

11 March, 2018

Smugglers took advantage of calm seas this weekend and sent several hundred migrants across the Mediterranean to Italy.

The Middle East's women are championing their own change

07 March, 2018

Comment: Discrimination and violence against women remain pervasive and entrenched, but changes are a credit to the region's women human rights defenders, writes Human Rights Watch's Rothna Begum.

Morocco king undergoes heart operation

27 February, 2018

The king of Morocco has undergone a successful heart operation in Paris.

Saudi king replaces top commanders in military shake-up

27 February, 2018

Saudi King Salman has replaced military heads as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman consolidates his grip on power.

Sharp decline in 'illegal migrants' entering EU in 2017

21 February, 2018

The European Union saw in 2017 the lowest number of detected illegal border-crossings since the migrant crisis began four years ago, the EU border agency Frontex said Tuesday.

Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensions

20 February, 2018

Uber is pulling out of Morocco, a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules.

Former Guantanamo detainee acquitted in Morocco

17 February, 2018

Moroccan authorities acquit Yunis Chekkouri, who was held without charge by the US army for over 13 years.

Derby day drama: This week in Middle East football

16 February, 2018

Derby day drama took over Amman and Casablanca this week, while an underwhelming clash between the Arabian Peninsula's two biggest clubs was overshadowed by a pitch-invading cat.

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

14 February, 2018

Comment: Cyril Ramaphosa is on the brink of taking South Africa's presidency. Janet Smith asks if he will succeed in following through on his party's support for Palestine.

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