New Internationalist

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Oil on the skids

The quiet power of oil and money has for decades enabled Saudi Arabia to buy silence and influence. But not for much longer, predicts Nafeez Ahmed.

Filed in: Oil Saudi Arabia

A volley of protest in Iran

Human Rights Watch has thrown its weight behind a challenge to Iran’s ban on women watching volleyball matches. Kelsi Farrington reports.

Filed in: Iran

Saudi Arabia – The Facts

The key facts you need to know about the country’s people, environment, oil economy, human rights and more.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Poverty in the land of black gold

Paul Aarts and Carolien Roelants on the plight of poor Saudis.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Worldbeaters: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s president is one of the political class’s more humourless and intolerant specimens.

Filed in: Politics Turkey

Saudi activists – who are they and what do they want?

Madawi Al-Rasheed examines the prospects and limits of activism in the absolute monarchy.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria.

Filed in: Media Syria

Five years after Bahrain’s revolution, five new ways to protest

Human rights defenders in the country continue to shine a light on the regime’s abuses, writes Erin Kilbride.

Filed in: Bahrain Human Rights

Palestinian hunger striker ‘on the verge of death’

It is now martyrdom or freedom for Mohammed Al-Qeeq, reports Giedre Steikunaite.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Israel Palestine

Who is George Galloway really? Perhaps London's next Mayor?

The controversial British politician speaks with Comedian Omar Hamdi for this revealing interview.

Filed in: Middle East United Kingdom

Swimming against the tide

A Palestinian organization is working to prevent gender-based violence in the Occupied Territories, Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Men Palestine Women

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