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Egyptian engineer dies after alleged torture inside security headquarters

21 March, 2020

Hisham Abu Ali, who was allegedly tortured to death by security forces two weeks after being forcibly disappeared, is the 16th person to die behind bars in Egypt this year.

Egypt frees prominent activist amid calls for prisoner releases

21 March, 2020

Authorities released Shady el-Ghazaly Harb amid calls for a prisoner releases due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Gulf states spend big to buffer coronavirus crisis

20 March, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic looks set to cost the Gulf states billions, just as the region looks to move into a post-oil future.

Anxiety grows for Egypt jail inmates amid coronavirus shutdowns

20 March, 2020

The families of Egypt's detainees are calling for action to be taken before coronavirus finds its way into Egypt's overcrowded and neglected prisons.

Bahrain releases hundreds of detainees, but keeps activists imprisoned

19 March, 2020

Prominent political leaders and rights activists with underlying health conditions have been excluded from a mass release of detainees from Bahrain's jails.

Egypt to free women arrested over prisoner release protests

19 March, 2020

Four prominent Egyptian activists are set to be released on bail after protesting for the release of prisoners before the COVID-19 pandemic reaches the unsanitary and overcrowded detention facilites.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

16 March, 2020

The coronavirus has led to a stricter clampdown in the Middle East of social gatherings. Here are five stories you need to know about coronavirus in the Middle East today

Bahraini woman becomes first coronavirus death in GCC

16 March, 2020

A Bahraini woman on Monday has died from the novel coronavirus.

Oman to ban single-use plastic bags from next year

15 March, 2020

Oman follows in the steps of Tunisia and Emirati capital Abu Dhabi.

OPEC predicts virtually no growth this year

12 March, 2020

OPEC has predicted a year-long slump as coronavirus continues to affect global markets.

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