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Chinese, Russian visitors boost Middle East tourism

21 January, 2018

The Middle East region drew 58 million foreign tourists last year, nearly five percent more than 2016, the Madrid-based WTO said in its latest figures.

Tunisia takes groundbreaking steps towards gender equality

20 January, 2018

A new bill being drafted in Tunisia could see gender equality within marriage through a selection of new laws, including a long-awaited reform on equal inheritance.

IMF denies pressuring Tunisia to adopt austerity measures

19 January, 2018

The International Monetary Fund says 'outdated' views about its work are leading to misplaced anger against the Fund.

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: (Part II)

18 January, 2018

Comment: Essebsi is thwarting the fight against corruption, stalling transitional justice and postponing municipal elections. The 2018 protests should serve as a warning, writes Khadija Mohsen-Finan.

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: (Part I)

18 January, 2018

Comment: On the anniversary of a revolution that brought hope to many, Tunisians are back on the streets. Khadija Mohsen-Finan looks back at what became of democratic transition, post-2011.

Prominent Egyptian scholar Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison

18 January, 2018

Prominent Egypt-born scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi who heads the Doha-based International Union of Muslim Scholars has been sentenced to life in prison for 'incitement to murder' among other charges.

Military forces in Libya are flexing muscles: UN envoy

18 January, 2018

UN envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame said Libya needs a government that can deliver desperately needed public services and unify the country’s institutions.

Tunisia's first LGBT 'queer film festival' gets underway

17 January, 2018

The Mawjoudin film festival kicked off in Tunisia on Monday to show films exploring themes of 'sexuality, identity and gender affiliation'.

Protests in Tunisia highlight contested narratives of 2011 revolution

16 January, 2018

In-depth: Tunisia's recent protests were triggered by tax increases, but they highlight the deep, unresolved issues that led to the 2011 revolution, writes Anna Boots.

Turkey suffers 'dramatic decline' in freedoms after coup: watchdog

16 January, 2018

Turkey has been declared "not free" according to a new report by democracy watchdog Freedom House, which put its dramatic decline down to the post-coup crackdown on opposition and activists.

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