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Activists on Wednesday drove a 'Freedom Bus' around the British capital to draw attention to tens of thousands of detained and missing people in Syria.

Instagram stars in the Gaza Strip are using the social media platform to show the world a different side to the besieged enclave.

Uber steps up a gear with multi-million Egypt investment

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Uber steps up a gear with multi-million Egypt investment

Uber has announced a $20 million investment in its new support centre in Cairo as the company seeks to shore up its commitment to Egypt amid national economic reforms.

Living histories: Potent longings for fragile homelands

Hadani Ditmars

Living histories: Potent longings for fragile homelands

The British Museum's historical approach to contemporary art is well-suited to these works from Syria and Iraq, whose origins betray an optimism ...

Makeshift schools a rare sanctuary for traumatised Rohingya children

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Makeshift schools a rare sanctuary for traumatised Rohingya children

Of the 520,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks ...

Morocco prepares to test 'fastest train in Africa'

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Morocco prepares to test 'fastest train in Africa'

Moroccan leaders have heralded the project as a key step in modernising the country's infrastructure.

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The Saudi university set to drive change for women

Princess Noura University is set to become one of the fist places in Saudi Arabia to teach women to drive, after an announcement that a long-standing ban will be lifted.

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Mashrou' Leila denounce Egypt anti-gay crackdown following concert

Lebanon's popular alternative rock band denounces crackdown by Egyptian authorities against homosexuals after a rainbow flag was raised at one of the group's concerts in Cairo.

Women singers return to Saudi TV after decades-long ban

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Women singers return to Saudi TV after decades-long ban

Saudi Arabia brings back female singers to state-run television after a ban that lasted over 30 years, in its latest step towards attempting to ...

Bana Alabed, 'Syria's Anne Frank', publishes war diary

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Bana Alabed, 'Syria's Anne Frank', publishes war diary

Eight-year-old Bana Alabed, who became known around the world as Syria's Anne Frank, has written a war diary, retelling her harrowing experience ...

Sarah Khalil

Beirut participates in global day of concerts for refugees

Mashrou' Leila, Chyno, Tanjaret Daghet, Jay Wud and Sand Moon play an intimate charity gig in a private home on Wednesday night, in support of refugee campaign #GiveAHome.

Dozens protest 'discrimination' against hijabi in Lebanon's AUB university

Sarah Khalil

Dozens protest 'discrimination' against hijabi in Lebanon's AUB university

Eighteen-year-old Maryam Dajani rallied on Wednesday dozens of her peers and supporters to protest discrimination she faced by one of her professors at at the prestigious American University of Beirut.

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Iraqi refugee in Germany turns in lost 14,000 euros

An Iraqi teenager in Berlin is in line for a reward after handing into police a lost bag containing some 14,000 euros, German police said.

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Assad's crimes may be forgotten as YouTube censors content

The Syrian Archive reached out to activists and media groups affected by the removal and contacted YouTube to restore them