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Western-backed Bahrain said Saturday it had revoked the citizenship of 72 people convicted of "harming the interests of the kingdom,” which has...
Sunday, February 1, 2015
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Updated at 3:47 pm (GMT+2): The Israeli authorities on Friday published tenders to build 450 new illegal settler homes in the occupied West Bank, the...
Friday, January 30, 2015
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Updated at 3:53 pm (GMT+2): Saudi Arabia postponed Friday for a third week in a row the flogging of a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting...
Friday, January 30, 2015
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A Saudi Air Force sergeant convicted in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas casino hotel was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years to life in...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Kuwait authorities have detained several online activists for comments deemed offensive to Saudi Arabia's late King Abdullah, a rights group and...
Thursday, January 29, 2015
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A prominent Egyptian poet could face up to three years in jail over a Facebook post in which she criticized the slaughter of animals at a Muslim...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Turkey faced harsh criticism Tuesday at a United Nations review of its rights record, with diplomats condemning intimidation of journalists and...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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The United Nations human rights chief voiced deep concern on Tuesday over the killing of at least 20 people in clashes between demonstrators and...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Amnesty International warned on Monday of the "seriously" deteriorating health condition of a detained Omani human rights defender on hunger strike...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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