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UAE ruling family member held after reform calls

UAE ruling family member held after reform calls

Sheikh Sultan al-Qassimi, a cousin of the ruler of the northern emirate who also heads an Islamist group whose members have been targeted by security authorities, was taken from his house by armed men on Friday night and has since been held at the ruler's palace

April 25, 2012 11:03
 

UAE activists sentenced to jail

Five political activists convicted on Sunday of insulting the leaders of the United Arab Emirates were sentenced to between two and three years in jail.

November 27, 2011 1:38
 

Israeli military kills 10 on aid flotilla

Outrage as aid effort is attacked and activists die; dozens injured in violent clash.

May 31, 2010 3:00
 
Beating domestic violence in Bahrain

Beating domestic violence in Bahrain

A large number of women are abused in the country, say activists, but measures are now being taken to fight the issue.

March 12, 2009 4:07