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In Pictures: Hidden behind a grey enclosure wall in the rocky outskirts of Doha, the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary has been a sanctuary for a plural community.

Comment: Ofsted's move is not about equality for Muslim girls, but policing brown bodies; ensuring we can control Muslims in Britain, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

<em>Dance</em> or die: Refugee camp to Dutch National Ballet

AJ Naddaff

Dance or die: Refugee camp to Dutch National Ballet

Society: Born stateless in Yarmouk Camp, the largest Palestinian refugee community in Syria, Joudeh has faced a lifetime of adversity in his musical pursuit and beyond.

Diala Brisly, the guardian artist of Syria's children

AJ Naddaff

Diala Brisly, the guardian artist of Syria's children

Society: An activist and artist, Diala Brisly escaped Damascus for a new life helping refugees, reports AJ Naddaff.

Iran moves to ban 'un-Islamic' Zumba <em>dance</em> <em>classes</em>

The New Arab

Iran moves to ban 'un-Islamic' Zumba dance classes

Iran's general sports federation has called for a ban on Zumba dance classes across the country over "prohibited" ...

Thomas Vescovi

From the Sahrawi refugee camps: Polisario prepares its resistance

The long read: Morocco rejoining the African Union in January changed the status quo for Sahrawi ambitions for independence. Thomas Vescovi sends this analysis from the Tindouf refugee camps.

Karim Traboulsi

Stretching a point: Beirut adopts new position on yoga

Feature: The Lebanese live in a tumultuous country, in a restive region - and many are now turning to yoga in the search for harmony.

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