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Patrick Atack


Isa Haider Alaali is campaigning to restrict arms sales to states which use them to silence dissent or stoke sectarian fears, reports Patrick Atack.

10 March, 2016

Around 40 percent of children across Middle East and North Africa's 'crisis zones' are being denied their right to education due to ongoing war and violence.

15 January, 2016

London-based football club Arsenal have signed Egyptian Olympic footballer Mohammed Elneny, the latest Arab player to take part in top-flight English football.

15 January, 2016

Alan Rickman who died on Thursday directed a pro-Palestine play 'My Name is Rachel Corrie' telling the story of an American student killed by an Israeli bulldozer.

15 January, 2016

Egyptian forces have arrested the administrators of 47 Facebook pages that they say are run by the banned Muslim Brotherhood group

14 January, 2016

The Jordanian production Theeb has been nominated for the Academy Award for the Best Foreign Language Film of the Year.

14 January, 2016

As Tunisia celebrates the fifth anniversary of the removal of Zine El Abedine Ben Ali, many are remembering the critical moment of the revolution that began the Arab Spring.

14 January, 2016

The Carillon, one of several bars and cafes targeted by terrorists in November, will reopen on Wednesday afternoon.

13 January, 2016

Blog: Got a fine in 2015? You can pay it off at half price, as transport officials try to claw back lost revenue from unpaid penalties.

12 January, 2016

Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani has pardoned 50 foreigners held in Qatar's jails, as part of an annual attempt to maintain good relations with the overseas worker community.

11 January, 2016