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Tunisia, which has long led the Arab world in promotion of women's rights and gender equality, hit another milestone this month by becoming the first Arab country to include sex education within the public school
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A gathering of Lebanese anti-government protesters getting haircuts in front of the central bank building in Beirut last week attracted many jokes and much amusement. The protesters were expressing their rejection of a potential move
Sheikh Salman al-Awda (twitter)
The verdict in influential cleric Salman al-Awda's case, due 27 November, has been delayed for the fourth time, until 30 January 2020. The delay likely signals just how politically sensitive the case is. Indeed, according

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