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Maguy Arnous
Gender-based violence has escalated in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003 until the surge of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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A Tunisian court sentenced two policemen to 15 years in prison Thursday for the rape of a woman, who was herself almost put on trial, in an appeal...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group has executed at least four women, including two doctors and a politician, in their northern Iraq...
Sunday, October 12, 2014
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Seven car bombs exploded across Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 13 people in apparently coordinated attacks, security sources said. No group...
Thursday, February 6, 2014
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Updated February 13 at 12:30am: Saudi protesters demanded the release of female political prisoners Monday outside the al-Safra (the Yellow) prison...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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A man accused of killing his sister in South Lebanon, in what was previously thought to be an “honor crime,” was found to have impregnated her,...
Friday, February 8, 2013
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A group of hardline clerics protested outside the royal palace in Riyadh against the king's decision to appoint 30 women to the kingdom's top...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Doha Shams, Nisrine al-Razaineh
Lebanese women married to Palestinians and living in Gaza face difficulties in returning to Lebanon for visits, including the difficulty of obtaining...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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Zeinab Merhi
As an openly religious organization, Hezbollah promotes strict adherence to Islamic Sharia among its members. This translates into a largely...
Saturday, May 19, 2012
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