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A new graphic novel aims to portray a Yemen beyond al-Qaeda, civil war and child marriage. Justin Salhani met its creator, Laura Silvia Battaglia.

Seeking to inspire environmental movements to reform the current trajectory of Palestinian waste, and poor management of resources, Refutrees is a growing organisation.

African migrants expelled from Israel begin hunger strike

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African migrants expelled from Israel begin hunger strike

African migrants in Israel begin hunger strike as thousands face imprisonment or deportation.

Tunisia arrests 50 migrants headed for Europe

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Tunisia arrests 50 migrants headed for Europe

Fifty teenagers attempting to flee Tunisia for Europe's southern shores were captured over the weekend.

Over 110 schoolgirls feared kidnapped after Boko Haram attack

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Over 110 schoolgirls feared kidnapped after Boko Haram attack

Locals fear militant group Boko Haram have abducted over 100 girls after attacking a school in northeastern Nigeria.

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Turkey should bring back 'adultery law': Erdogan

Turkey should reconsider criminalising adultery, said Erdogan, after previous attempts to introduce it were met with Turkish and global outrage.

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Schoolgirls feared missing after new Boko Haram attack

Students of a secondary school in northeast Nigeria are feared missing after Boko Haram militants stormed the building.

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Eastern Ghouta: Aid groups make desperate pleas for action

NGOs and human rights groups are demanding action as the Syrian regime's relentless bombardment of Eastern Ghouta leaves hundreds dead and ...

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Sharp decline in 'illegal migrants' entering EU in 2017

The European Union saw in 2017 the lowest number of detected illegal border-crossings since the migrant crisis began four years ago, the EU ...

Eastern Ghouta bombardment 'like the end of the world'

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Eastern Ghouta bombardment 'like the end of the world'

'Children are dying by the hour': Aid groups warn of unprecedented levels of bombardment in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

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France: Free speech is fine, just don't mention Palestine

Comment: For the French establishment, The Voice contestant Mennel was the perfect example of an 'integrated Muslim', until her pro-Palestine ...

Jordan amends decision banning over-60s from cancer centre

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Jordan amends decision banning over-60s from cancer centre

The Jordanian government has made amendments to a new decision banning cancer patients over the age of 60 from receiving treatment at the King ...

Syrians deserve justice in all its forms

Commission of Inquiry on Syrian Arab Republic

Syrians deserve justice in all its forms

Comment: Perpetrators of war crimes in Syria must not be given amnesty, writes the UNHRC Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the ...

Kuwait invites Filipino President Duterte amid workers' abuse row

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Kuwait invites Filipino President Duterte amid workers' abuse row

Kuwait's Deputy FM has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit after taking a stand against the way Filipino workers are allegedly ...

Internet frenzy as Theresa May dons hijab for #VisitMyMosqueDay

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Internet frenzy as Theresa May dons hijab for #VisitMyMosqueDay

UK Prime Minister Theresa May wore a hijab when visiting a mosque on Visit My Mosque Day, sparking some controversy (and conspiracy theories) on ...

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Lindsay Lohan boosts 'trend-setting' London Modest Fashion Week

In its second edition, the world's foremost modest fashion event appeals to new audiences beyond modest clothing customers with a message of empowerment and practicality, reports Sophia Akram.

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Facebook hires its first Saudi female employee

Samar Abdul Mohsen al-Sultan will be taking up a role at Facebook advising businesses on how to utilise the networking site to maximise their ...

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At least five churchgoers killed in Russia's Dagestan

Five people have been confirmed killed in an attack on a church in Kizlyar, Dagestan on Sunday.

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Saudi women to start own businesses without male permission

Saudi authorities announced a further loosening of its stringent guardianship regulations that will see women entrepreneurs able to ...

Rape-accused Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan  hospitalised

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Rape-accused Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan hospitalised

Swiss Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, detained in France ahead of a trial on two rape charges, has reportedly been hospitalised.

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Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

Lebanese authorities have come under fire after it emerged that Syrian students have been made to sign contracts promising not to have ...

One in six children live in a war-zone: report

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One in six children live in a war-zone: report

Ahead of a security conference, Save the Children has released a shocking report highlighting a 300 percent increase on attacks against ...

Bahrainis launch protests, marking 7th anniversary of uprising

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Bahrainis launch protests, marking 7th anniversary of uprising

Mass Shia-led protests marked Bahrain between 2011-2014, and included calls for an end to the Al Khalifa ruling family.

Malaysia newspaper publishes 'how to spot gays' list

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Malaysia newspaper publishes 'how to spot gays' list

A leading Malaysian paper has come under fire after it published a checklist describing 'how to spot a gay person'.

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