Maryam Namazie is a well known former Muslim. She oftentimes faces strong opposition when attempting to share her views on apostasy and secularism. (Twitter)
February 05, 2016 - 19:15 GMT
Former Muslims shared their responses to the US secretary of state calling Daesh apostates, and unsurprisingly they were not very happy being tarred with the same brush.
Libya is facing a new wave of devastation with Daesh looming. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 09:26 GMT
With Daesh spreading into Libya, how will the West's strategy change?
Egyptians wave the national flag in Cairo's Tahrir Square during a rally marking the anniversary of the 2011 Arab Spring uprising on January 25, 2014. (AFP/Virginie Nguyen Hoang)
February 01, 2016 - 12:42 GMT
On the fifth anniversary since the January 25 Revolution, many reflect on what's left and what went wrong.
Protesters in Kasserine, Tunisia. (Twitter)
January 31, 2016 - 08:33 GMT
How will the Kasserine protests affect Tunisia - and the rest of the Arab world?
A Russian made Syrian army armoured personnel carrier (APC). (AFP/File)
January 28, 2016 - 10:51 GMT
Human Rights Watch director Kenneth Roth discussed peace talks, war crimes and mass atrocities, as part of his op-ed on the Syrian war.
Tunisia has been hailed as one of the few successes of the Arab Spring. (AFP/File)
January 26, 2016 - 07:11 GMT
In reality, freedom and economic opportunity must be won, not delivered like a pizza.
Tahrir Square has extra security and guards in the days leading up to the anniversary. (AFP/File)
January 24, 2016 - 09:23 GMT
Egypt is taking unprecedented measures to prepare for the fifth anniversary of the revolution.
There is heavy Israeli military presence in Al Aqsa mosque and surroung areas. (AFP/File)
January 22, 2016 - 12:09 GMT
The Al Aqsa Mosque is a long standing issue in the protracted Palestinian-Israeli dispute and is frequently the site used for provocation and religious rights violations.
Houthi-held Taiz is in desperate need of food, medicine, and supplies. (AFP/File)
January 21, 2016 - 09:42 GMT
To fill the gaps in aid to Yemen's besieged Taiz, Yemenis are getting creative.
A woman from Syria holds her baby as she arrives at the registration centre on the Greek island of Samos. (AFP/Angelos Tzortzinis)
January 19, 2016 - 05:27 GMT
Even after getting accepted into a country, many refugees decide to make the journey to a country of their choosing themselves.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem on January 10, 2016. (AFP/Gali Tibbon)
January 17, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
Ever since Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom called for investigations into the increasing number of killings of Palestinians on dubious grounds, Israel has been clamping down on free speech.
Sicily is taking steps to make unaccompanied minors feel at home. (AFP/Alberto Pizzoli)
January 13, 2016 - 10:31 GMT
A new NGO in Sicily is creating foster families for migrant teens.
A Saudi Shiite woman holds a placard during a protest in the eastern coastal city of Qatif against the execution of prominent Shia Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities earlier in the week, on January 2, 2016.  The writing in Arabic reads:
January 11, 2016 - 05:23 GMT
The framework governing Middle East international policy has changed and is now dominated by the Shia-Sunni divide.
The Syrian regime denies any deaths have occurred in Madaya, but viral photos are telling another story. (Twitter)
January 10, 2016 - 05:14 GMT
Madaya, once a favorite summer resort, has been besieged by the Syrian government, and residents have been left without food, forcing them to eat rats, trees, and cats to stay alive.
A woman looks at the special commemorative edition of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at a newsstand in Paris. (AFP/Jacques Demarthon)
January 07, 2016 - 09:42 GMT
Readers and reporters reflect on what has changed... and what has not, on the one-year anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo shootings.
A room for carrying out the death penalty in the US. (AFP/File)
January 06, 2016 - 13:43 GMT
In the wake of Saudi's recent executions, the world needs to reexamine "why" and "how" the death penalty is being used.