Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2017
“Open a funeral house for me, you will hear about my death soon.”
"We need to seek equality and brotherhood among nations and respect nations’ rights, as well as avoid arrogance and efforts toward domineering others."
"Netanyahu's support for Trump and the wall shows in all its meanness how low the Israeli prime minister has reached. Shameful."
Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-dominated nation, doesn't have a formal diplomatic relationship with Israel. That's bad news for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's flight crew.
"Mr Netanyahu’s policies consistently aim to provoke, intimidate and oppress the Palestinian population which increase that imbalance, thus taking Israel irretrievably further from peace..."
Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.
Marine Le Pen was granted the honor of a State Visit in Lebanon. Here's how she spent it.
Almost six years after the regime's ousting, and despite having a constitution that grants all citizens the right to privacy, Tunisia's privacy law still do not meet international standards.
Some, however, warned that escalating tensions could end badly: "We live in the same region with Iran, any war on Iran means we all going to be devastated".
State-sponsored Iranian hackers targetting civil human rights users have a new virus targeting Apple computers.
"[The decreasing number of men] exacerbates the problem and negatively affects young women and families, given the social norms that stigmatize unmarried women, divorcees, or even widows."
On social media, hundreds of "No" Facebook pages have popped up, with humour deployed in the face of strident state propaganda.
When we want to truly understand what’s going on in Syria, we, at Global Voices, always turn to Marcell Shehwaro.
The Egyptian government is looking to women preachers as part of its campaign to reform religious discourse, but many are unhappy with the move.
The Palestinian Authority's decision to ban a novel is being met with a lot of resistance.
Gasem al-Hamad and his family live in California, safe from the war, but now Hamad's brother is stuck in Jordan. It's unknown when the family may be reunited.
Cameroon's Internet regional shutdown enters its third week, Ukraine prosecutes two men for "separatist" speech on Vkontakte and Algerian lawyers are told to stop using social media.
One blogger, three passports and the intricate international relations of the Caucasus region. This gets pretty complicated.
In 2016, Tunisia introduced a law on access to information, but its implementation by the government remains limited.
In order to counter the hateful rhetoric between their governments, Iranians make #LoveBeyondFlag, in gratitude towards American protesters who stood against Trump's travel ban go viral.