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UN ends month-long Libya talks with little progress

22 October, 2017

A month of UN-backed Libya peace talks held in Tunisia have ended with little progress towards stabilising the country or holding elections.

What happens next if the UN fails in Libya?

20 October, 2017

Comment: The alternative outcomes, should the UN's sixth envoy to Libya fail to bring about a political solution, are not enviable, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Equal inheritance for daughters is key to women's empowerment

19 October, 2017

Comment: While marriage between a Muslim woman and a non-Muslim man is now permitted, the question of equal inheritance rights between the sexes is a thornier issue, writes Sophie Bessis.

Tunisia jails couple over 'naked public kiss'

19 October, 2017

Appeal case ends with reduced prison terms after widespread outrage at the 'naked' couple's earlier sentencing.

Shia militias and Peshmerga downplayed Kirkuk tensions before conflict

17 October, 2017

Analysis: The Popular Mobilisation Forces and Kurdish leaders said they did not want to see violence, writes Adam Lucente.

The mental trauma of Iraq's displaced

16 October, 2017

In-depth: As the Islamic State group faces defeat in Iraq, the mental scars of their brutality remain carved into Iraqis who suffered under the self-styled 'caliphate', reports Laura Cappon.

Wave of 'thirsty protests' hit Morocco after water shortages

15 October, 2017

In a bid to express their discontent over the water crisis, residents began organising regular peaceful protests in a town near the capital Rabat.

Ex-Tunisian dictator Ben Ali makes public appearance

15 October, 2017

Photos of the ousted ex-Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali attending the lavish engagement of his daughter appeared online on Friday.

World Cup qualifying: This week in Middle East football

11 October, 2017

Blog: Expectation, hope, drama, tears, disappointment and joy - all part of this week's spectacular World Cup week for Arab national teams, writes Uri Levy.

Egypt bans prominent human rights activist from receiving award

10 October, 2017

Egyptian activist Mohammed Zaree said he hopes the award will him and other members of the country's vulnerable human rights community some protection, with nearly all of campaigners facing prosecution

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