Isa Haider Alaali is campaigning to restrict arms sales to states which use them to silence dissent or stoke sectarian fears, reports Patrick Atack.
Around 40 percent of children across Middle East and North Africa's 'crisis zones' are being denied their right to education due to ongoing war and violence.
London-based football club Arsenal have signed Egyptian Olympic footballer Mohammed Elneny, the latest Arab player to take part in top-flight English football.
Alan Rickman who died on Thursday directed a pro-Palestine play 'My Name is Rachel Corrie' telling the story of an American student killed by an Israeli bulldozer.
Egyptian forces have arrested the administrators of 47 Facebook pages that they say are run by the banned Muslim Brotherhood group
The Jordanian production Theeb has been nominated for the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film of the Year.
As Tunisia celebrates the fifth anniversary of the removal of Zine El Abedine Ben Ali, many are remembering the critical moment of the revolution that began the Arab Spring.
The Carillon, one of several bars and cafes targeted by terrorists in November, will reopen on Wednesday afternoon.
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Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani has pardoned 50 foreigners held in Qatar's jails, as part of an annual attempt to maintain good relations with the overseas worker community.