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Regardless of the outcome of the revolt in Libya, the women of Benghazi are playing pivotal roles in support of the rebels, working to overthrow the regime of Muammar Qaddafi.
March 25, 2011
Libyan women enjoy a greater degree of freedom compared with their Gulf peers, but the reality is not always as good as the laws suggest.
March 22, 2011
Advocates say the turmoil in Egypt has made a bad situation worse for a generation of children.
March 13, 2011
Young people, women, Copts, Bedouins and others want more influence and freedom in the post-Mubarak Egypt, and an end to discrimination.
March 8, 2011
They saw their children use them, now social media sites are providing a forum for debate as Egyptians of all ages push to transform the spirit of Tahrir Square into solid steps forward.
March 7, 2011
The controversy surrounding that attack on the CBS reporter highlights the sensitive nature of talking about the endemic problem of sexual harassment in Egypt.
March 5, 2011
Tensions rise as Chinese businessmen, denied permission to work in professional position, bring their own firms and workers and are accused of not integrating.
July 3, 2010
While the ruling junta has said it is easing visa restrictions to improve its image, others fear the money will go towards buying arms.
June 12, 2010
Foreign students who have learnt Arabic arrive in the Middle East able to discuss Israeli-Palestinian politics, but unable to order a coffee.
March 20, 2010
Non-governmental organisations are now playing a much more prominent role in the provision of services in the country.
February 6, 2010
Feature A new breed of businessman is reaping the rewards of a more dynamic, developing Syria. Entrepreneurs are tapping into a growing wave of demand and changing the country's commercial and retail landscape beyond all recognition.
World Sarah Birke reports from Syria, where drought is inexorably depopulating much of the countryside.
October 30, 2009
Bashar Assad and Hugo Chávez have both found a common cause in resisting the US, and making oil deals and investments.
September 12, 2009
With unemployment at around 19 per cent, Syria's young workforce is looking for change.
August 15, 2009
Syrian girls can attend a school for brides-to-be to help them manage the matrimonial home when they tie the knot.
August 1, 2009
Who are Hamas, the militant group running Gaza?
UAE and Seychelles announce travel corridor
Jennifer Aniston reveals 'Friends' reunion will premiere on May 27
Eid in Gaza lost to war as bombs shatter fragile livelihoods
How a Syrian refugee survived a bomb to become an Olympic flag-bearer