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Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence.

Filed in: Lebanon Syria Violence Women

The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees

Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred, writes Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Europe European Union Migration Turkey

Saudi Arabia is gambling with Islamic State and Co

The birth country of violent Islamic puritanism is playing a dangerous game, writes Alastair Crooke.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Arming up…

Its not just for show, as the bombing of Yemen illustrates, writes Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia Yemen

'Our friends': Saudi Arabia and the West

Vanessa Baird takes a look at this ‘special relationship’.

Filed in: Human Rights Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

What the Saudi leaks tell us: An interview with Julian Assange

Since June 2015 WikiLeaks has been releasing details of leaked cables and other documents from within the Saudi Foreign Office. Julian Assange explains what’s inside.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

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

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