Stories about Middle East & North Africa from January, 2020
The long-awaited peace deal was announced on Tuesday amid silence and shock from the Middle East.
We mourn the passing of Lina Ben Mhenni, a prominent Tunisian blogger, human rights defender, Global Voices contributor and one of the brightest voices of the 2011 Tunisian revolution.
Morocco has a dire record of cracking down on freedom of expression, independent media and press freedom media.
In October 2019 in Brooklyn, New York, two women artists from Iran and Pakistan exhibited new bodies of work in which they portrayed the interplay between Western and Eastern cultures
Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman was known to many as a "quiet diplomat" who modernized Oman and restored and strengthened historical ties with Zanzibar and East Africa.
The Japanese government has been embarrassed as details of Ghosn's escape expose systemic shortcomings in the country's police and prosecution services, the judicial system, passport security and more.
With the December 12 presidential election approaching, pro-government supporters took to social media to attack anti-government activists.