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Comment: Barring entry of US Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar exposes Israel's fallacious claims of moral superiority over its authoritarian Arab neighbours, writes Sahar Aziz.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) revealed a new branch of government, a Ministry of Possibilities, amid concerns that the Gulf country will carry on a doublespeak tradition.

Inside the Nepal-Gulf human trafficking nexus

Pramod Acharya

Inside the Nepal-Gulf human trafficking nexus

Investigation: The slave trade for Nepalese women being trafficked to the Gulf has overtaken trafficking for India's sex trade, finds Pramod Acharya.

No longer alone: Why LGBT activists are speaking out No longer alone: Why LGBT activists are speaking out

Sheeffah Shiraz

No longer alone: Why LGBT activists are speaking out

Report: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activists in the Middle East and North Africa are defying state-sponsored repression and social ...

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Arab Club Championship represents a serious mark for sports broadcasting as it becomes the first football tournament to be broadcast ...

Daniel Wickham

Gulf activists focus ire on May after courting GCC

The British prime minister is facilitating human rights abuses across the Middle East by investing in Gulf states and their militaries, writes Daniel Wickham.

Zak Brophy

Keeping power in check: this week in human rights

Blog: A weekly digest of the main human rights issues across the Arab world: week 11-17 April, 2015.

AFP/al-Araby al-Jadeed

Amnesty urges Bahrain to release imprisoned opposition leader

Amnesty International on Wednesday called on the Bahraini government to release without delay detained Shia opposition leader, saying that If ...

Ruhab Ahmad

A glimmer of hope for thousands of Bahrain’s children

Bahraini women who are married to foreign men are struggling to pass on their nationality to their children due to discriminatory laws.

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