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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.

Saudi government behind 'kidnapping, disappearance' of dissident princes

15 August, 2017

A recent BBC Arabic documentary presents new evidence on the alleged abduction and disappearance of princes from the House of Saud who have called for reform in the authoritarian kingdom.

Moroccan woman blamed after mob of men chased her

11 August, 2017

The video, lasting just 10 seconds, shows a clearly panicking woman in jeans and a t-shirt being chased by a large group of young men.

Is the Bahraini Muslim Brotherhood's 'special status' over?

07 August, 2017

Comment: Bahrain's government, under pressure from its Sunni Arab allies, may be drastically changing its attitude towards the Muslim Brotherhood, write Dr Courtney Freer and Giorgio Cafiero.

Moroccan ministers' holidays cancelled until Rif developments completed

06 August, 2017

The restive Rif region will benefit from new development projects - directly ordered by the King - with ten leading ministers forced to cancel holiday plans until they are completed.

Sudan-Saudi summit meeting in Morocco held during 'private meeting'

04 August, 2017

The President of Sudan flew with an extensive entourage of his top ministers on a 'private trip' to Tangiers on Thursday to meet the king of Saudi Arabia.

Jordan abolishes 'marry the victim' clause protecting rapists

01 August, 2017

Jordan has repealed a legal clause that allowed rapists to escape punishment if they married their victim, marking a major victory for women's rights.

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