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The plight of a Saudi Arabian woman detained while attempting to flee domestic abuse could have ended very differently.
A new documentary profiles women’s rights advocates in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria
A recurring pattern during the Trump administration has been that while public outrage can be effective in the short-term, it rarely brings about long-term policy changes.
The brutal killing of a Saudi journalist has exposed so many Western observers as fools for buying into the Saudi crown prince's own hype.
As US sanctions kick in against the Islamic Republic, Iranians suffer and the world becomes a more perilous place.
The president’s confidence that he will be able to successfully wring more concessions out of Iran could lead to catastrophic consequences.
In 2014, Islamic State fighters murdered thousands of Yazidis and kidnapped many others, mostly women and children. Their desperate relatives are now trying to buy them back.
In 2015 the government's Gateway programme offered 750 refugees the chance to resettle in the UK. Our writer followed one family for six months as they made the journey to England. This article won the feature writing prize at the Amnesty Media Awards in November 2016.
Expensive marriage arrangements and social conservatism put matrimony out of reach for many young people in Egypt, which has serious consequences.
In a new wave of repression under the Sisi regime, Egyptians are being forcibly disappeared.
Sophie McBain reviews Jonathan Littell's Syrian Notebooks and Voices of the Arab Spring by Asaad al-Saleh.