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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Since June 2015 WikiLeaks has been releasing details of leaked cables and other documents from within the Saudi Foreign...

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

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

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

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

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

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