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Saudi women slam state-imposed hijab customs online

20 September, 2018

Women in Saudi Arabia demanded the right to practice their faith in a way they resonated with, as opposed to conforming to a state-imposed version of Islam.

China-US trade war impact on the Middle East

20 September, 2018

High tensions and ongoing trade war between US and China has shaken the global economy. The Middle East could become one of the main battlefields between them, writes Stasa Salacanin.

Saudi King hosts Pakistan PM on maiden foreign visit

19 September, 2018

Saudi King Salman has hosted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on his maiden foreign visit since coming to power, as Islamabad seeks to stave off a financial crisis.

Barack Obama, 'lackey' of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

19 September, 2018

Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the aftermath of Egypt's Arab Spring, writes Alain Gresh.

Al-Masry's gifted Gazan: This week in Middle Eastern football

19 September, 2018

Also: the Saudis go on a sacking spree, and Middle Eastern football giants come to a head in the Asian Champions League.

Abusing state power to quash Palestinian activism on campus

19 September, 2018

Comment: Pressuring universities to shut down activism when it challenges Israel's human rights record is turning our institutions into sites of censorship, writes Sahar Aziz.

Gulf states using Israeli spyware to target activists, minorities

19 September, 2018

Israeli-made spyware is being used by Gulf states to crack down on dissidents, a new report by Citizen Lab has revealed.

Yemen central bank raises interest rates to boost riyal

19 September, 2018

Since the start of a Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi rebels in March 2015, the Yemeni riyal has lost more than two-thirds of its value.

Renewed battle for Yemen's Hodeida sparks humanitarian crisis fears

19 September, 2018

Saudi-backed government forces launched a series of attacks on rebel-held Hodeida, birthing fresh fears for civilian casualties in the western port city.

Qatar sovereign wealth fund replaces chief executive

19 September, 2018

After four-years in the job, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed al-Thani has stepped down from his position as CEO of the Qatar Investment Authority.

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