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Stories about Middle East & North Africa
24 September 2016
After spending years in an Israeli prison, these two Palestinian men are hoping their concept for an urban food truck catches on in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
23 September 2016
Those who are executed are often individuals who are marginalized in Iranian society, such as undocumented migrants and refugees from neighbouring Afghanistan and ethnic and religious minorities.
Sadra Mohaghegh, the social affairs editor of the reformist Shargh newspaper, is well known for his reports on environmental issues and informative social media postings.
22 September 2016
While telecommunications cuts continue in North Sinai, Russians contemplate a porn-free Internet and a Kuwaiti royal faces jail time for insulting the emir on Snapchat.
21 September 2016
19 September 2016
17 September 2016
11 September 2016
Mothers are leading the fight against Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt, pinning their hopes on younger and future generations.
"As an engaged documentary author my motivation is to break the existing image about women in Macedonia."
8 September 2016
7 September 2016
Saudi Arabia, which already blocks WhatsApp, Viber and Skype, has angered users by blocking the messaging and voice calling app LINE.
Suspected state-sponsored hackers have intensified their attempts to break into the online accounts of Iranian rights activists in recent weeks by exploiting security vulnerabilities in Android smartphones.
5 September 2016
"I believe a denunciation mechanism is in action. Everyone is trying to take advantage of the current atmosphere to reinforce their power."
Rajab faces up to 15 years in jail for tweeting about the Saudi-led war in Yemen and denouncing incidents of torture in a Bahraini prison.
4 September 2016
After five years of imprisonment, Twitter -- the online platform that led his freedom campaign -- was how nuclear scientist Omid Kokabee first communicated with the world after his release.
Hundreds of thousands of online users have joined a Saudi women-lead campaign to end male guardianship in the kingdom.
3 September 2016
2 September 2016
Mohamad Tamalt went on hunger strike on 27 June to protest his arrest and imprisonment. He is in jail for insulting the Algerian President online.
Iran declared a grand "unveiling" of its national internet. But what's really new here? We analyze the project and the government performance around its so-called "unveiling".