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Pipeline to peril: Nepalese girls trafficked to Gulf

11 December, 2017

Traffickers are exploiting a legal loophole to avoid serious punishment, even when they are caught. Pramod Acharya investigates.

Egypt revives plans for new desert capital

10 December, 2017

Plans for a new Egyptian capital were first announced in March 2015 and it has been touted as a solution to overcrowding, pollution and rising house prices in Cairo.

Londoners protest outside US embassy in solidarity with Jerusalem

08 December, 2017

London was not the first city to protest in solidarity with Jerusalem, and it won't be the last. Trump's announcement has fuelled the passion behind the ever-strengthening Palestine solidarity movement.

Abe's Japan entices GCC with military hardware

08 December, 2017

Comment: As Saudi Arabia and Iran's regional tension continues to build, the Gulf's appetite for western, Chinese and Japanese arms will only grow, writes Naveed Ahmad.

#MeToo, say domestic workers in the Middle East

08 December, 2017

Comment: While the #MeToo outcry is exposing sexual harassment mostly in the West, we must remember that abuse, often by employers, happens across the globe, writes Rothna Begum.

Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

08 December, 2017

Comment: The tobacco industry's hold over Arab smokers may finally be cracking, writes Faisal Abualhassan.

Britain's Johnson to visit Iran, seek prisoner's release

08 December, 2017

Boris Johnson will be visiting Iran to discuss the case of imprisoned British citizen, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, while both countries refute their financial deal is related to the case.

Arab nations 'disappointed' after appearing on tax havens blacklist

07 December, 2017

The United Arab Emirates, Tunisia and Bahrain showed up on a EU list of 17 tax havens around the world this week.

Qatar and France sign fighter jet deal

07 December, 2017

Qatar's latest purchase of military and commercial aircraft could help Qatar make more use of its planes after its operations were disrupted by a blockade from four Arab nations.

Gulf migrant workers are being abused in complete silence

06 December, 2017

Comment: Migrant workers across the Gulf suffer abuse and inhumane conditions imposed by their employers in the absence of serious governmental monitoring or intervention, writes Fadi al-Qadi.

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