Stories about Middle East & North Africa from July, 2014
GazaNames campaign features dozens of celebrities and activists holding signs with the names of the victims of the war on Gaza which has so far killed more than 1,400 Palestinians.
A total of 1,437 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza as Israel continues its offensive against the enclave for the 24th day, surpassing that in Cast Lead, six years ago.
Slapping, kicking and other forms of physical violence were found to be part of the government's systematic mistreatment or torture of political opponents since the 2011 uprising.
[Warning: Graphic] Video From Gaza Documents the Killing of Journalist Ramy Ryan by Israeli Missiles
At the time of writing, Gaza's death toll is 1,361, among whom 315 are children.
As Another School and Shelter in Gaza is Bombed, a UN Spokesman Breaks Down in Tears in a Video Interview
"Last night, children were killed as they slept next to their parents on the floor of a classroom in a UN designated shelter in Gaza. Today the world stands disgraced."
Government officials renew calls for filtering and monitoring of the Internet under the pretext of "fighting terrorism" -- could this mean the end of Tunisia's Internet rights renaissance?
A young Gazan man recalled on Facebook the death and devastation he witnessed during the Israeli assault on Khuza'a, which killed two of his cousins.
Doctors at an overcrowded hospital have safely delivered a baby from the corpse of a nine-month pregnant mother killed in an air strike.
Palestinian officials have started legal proceedings to put Israel on trial in the International Criminal Court for committing war crimes. Online, netizens tweet their support.
Reports out of Khuza'a, which has no water, food and shelter, suggest Israel forces weren't letting residents leave the village during the offensive.
A total of 800 Palestinians have so far been killed and more than 5,200 injured since clashes between Israel and Gaza started 18 days ago.
Back in 2011, Shia-Muslims complained of political and economic marginalization in the country of 1.3 million people, but recent events suggest a growing trend towards complete marginalization.
Iraq finally has a new president. Fouad Masoum, a 76-year-old Kurdish politician, has been elected to the post.
The Sunni extremist organisation considers the veneration of saints apostasy and Shia Muslims as heretics
Kuwait's decision to revoke the nationalities of opposition members and their families has sent shock waves across the Gulf. Noor Mattar tells us why.