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Egypt discovers major baby boom over past decade

22 June, 2017

Census workers going door to door in Egypt's teeming neighbourhoods and crowded towns are discovering a new country of more than 20 million people born in the last decade alone.

HRW demands information on four Palestinians missing in Egypt

14 April, 2017

HRW has urged Egyptian authorities to 'immediately disclose' whether they are or were holding four Palestinian men from Gaza affiliated with Hamas whose whereabouts are unknown.

Russia summons Israeli ambassador over Syria airstrikes

20 March, 2017

Israeli aircraft carried out several strikes on Syria last week, prompting the launch of ground-to-air missiles in response, one of which was intercepted.

Hizballah affiliate killed in suspected Israeli drone-strike in Syria

19 March, 2017

Israel reportedly launched a drone attack on Yasser al-Sayyid while he was driving towards the Golan Heights on Sunday afternoon.

Egypt extends detention of al-Jazeera journalist

04 January, 2017

Doha-based journalist Mahmoud Hussein will remain in custody for over a fortnight after being arrested while on holiday in Egypt.

Yalla, Bye: Iconic Lebanese daily shuts after 43 years

31 December, 2016

Lebanese daily As-Safir printed its last copy on Saturday as the country's print media struggles to adapt to the digital age. Could more newspapers follow suit in 2017?

Al-Jazeera journalist arrested in Egypt during holiday

24 December, 2016

Egyptian authorities have arrested an al-Jazeera news producer over accusations of publishing false news and belonging to the banned Muslim Brotherhood movement.

Why are Lebanese dailies falling silent?

31 March, 2016

The near closure of Lebanese daily As-Safir due to a lack of funding is a symptom of a wider crisis affecting Lebanon's media landscape.

Angry protests in Iraqi cities at corruption, power cuts

02 August, 2015

Iraq's punishing summer heat has stirred angry street protests over the nation's feeble power supply, lack of drinking water, and corruption.

Eric Rouleau: The great journalist of the Near East

11 March, 2015

Blog: The French ambassador and journalist who died last month was probably the most influential journalist covering the Near East, not only in France, but around the world.

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