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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.

Political Islam in Tunisia: The history of Ennahda

16 August, 2017

Book review: Ennahdha has until recently been impossible to investigate. Wolf's book sheds important light on one of Tunisia’s most influential political actors, writes Usman Butt.

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.

Don't interfere: Tunisia slams al-Azhar comments on gender equality

16 August, 2017

Tunisia's ruling party slammed al-Azhar's interference into its internal affairs on Wednesday, after weighing in on a debate on calls for gender equality.

Tunisia foils IS plot to take over territory

16 August, 2017

Tunisia has said it had foiled a "terrorist plot" aimed at allowing Islamic State group jihadists to seize part of its territory.

Palestine is 2017's fastest-growing tourist destination

09 August, 2017

'Banksy tourism' could be behind the massive tourism boost in Palestine, but whatever it is attracting visitors, it's helping bring the world's attention to the Palestinian struggle.

Tunisian fishermen block 'racist' anti-migrant boat from docking

07 August, 2017

Far-right, anti-migration activists dealt another blow to a far-right, anti-migration European party, after Tunisian fishermen prevented their ship from resupplying at their port.

Tunisia's Jasmine revolution: A story of short-lived success?

04 August, 2017

Comment: Tunisia's 'Jasmine' revolution was heralded as a model for democratic transition in the Arab world. But crackdowns, poverty and corruption are back on the rise, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

A (relatively) good week for Middle East women's rights

03 August, 2017

The struggle for women's rights in the Middle East is by no means over, but the passionate and dedicated fight for equality and protection is paying off.

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Jordan has repealed a legal clause that allowed rapists to escape punishment if they married their victim, marking a major victory for women's rights.

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