Stories about Middle East & North Africa
14 August 2015
Gaza's Al Zaytoun is called "the colorful neighborhood" for its brightly painted streets and decorated walls, an urban renewal effort following 2014's Israel-Gaza war.
13 August 2015
To what extent, should conspiracy theories enjoy free speech protections? Three members of the Global Voices community share their thoughts.
12 August 2015
The court’s decision on the charges against Rezaian, which include “espionage” and “cooperation with enemy states,” is expected in a week.
Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.
10 August 2015
'The truth does not develop under conditions of war and today Turkey needs the truth before anything else.'
8 August 2015
Fifteen people were killed when an ISIS operative blew himself up in a security forces mosque in Asir, Saudi Arabia. This is the first time ISIS targets a Sunni mosque.
6 August 2015
5 August 2015
Dayan publicly opposes the two-state solution and has previously told the press that ‘those who do are either naïve or liars'.
4 August 2015
3 August 2015
WikiLeaks' management, unsurprisingly, is not playing along.
Iran's Press Supervisory have closed down 9 Dey, a hardline newspaper that has published dissenting views to the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the P5+1 countries, signed in Vienna on...
Post-earthquake, an overwhelmed Nepali state struggles to develop a long-term vision to tackle the vultures of human trafficking within and beyond its borders.
31 July 2015
Israeli settlers have torched two homes in Douma, in the Occupied West Bank, leaving one baby dead and three civilians, including one child, severely injured.
29 July 2015
Iran's University of Kurdistan Opens Department of Kurdish Language and Literature for the First Time
Bakhtiar Sajjadi, the new chair of the department, announced last week that 40 students have been accepted to start their studies this October.
28 July 2015
#HackingTeam Leaks: Lebanon’s Cybercrime Bureau Exploited Angry Birds to Surveil Citizens’ Mobile Devices
Lebanon's Cybercrime Bureau seems to be conducting surveillance outside the boundaries of local law — and using Hacking Team software to do it.
27 July 2015
A grief-struck Saudi mother literally dropped dead at The University of Tabuk campus which refused to admit her daughter into its medical school. Netizens react to the news with alarm.
Greeks and Turks share a love and pride for the beautiful island called Gökçeada by the former and Imbros by the latter.