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Three performers stabbed on stage in Saudi capital
Middle East

Three performers stabbed on stage in Saudi capital

A Yemeni man stabbed three performers during a live play in the Saudi capital Monday, police said, in the first…
Australia’s women footballers get landmark equal pay deal
World

Australia’s women footballers get landmark equal pay deal

Women footballers playing for Australia’s national team will earn the same as their male counterparts under a deal unveiled Wednesday…
Outrage in Spain over verdict in gang sex attack on teen
World

Outrage in Spain over verdict in gang sex attack on teen

Women’s groups and legal experts demanded Friday that Spain’s laws be changed after five men accused of gang-raping an unconscious…
African refugee women report surge of sex attacks in Egypt
Egypt

African refugee women report surge of sex attacks in Egypt

CAIRO (Reuters) – The 17-year-old South Sudanese refugee finally managed to escape after three months as a prisoner in a…
Syria’s heroic underground female medics hailed in ‘The Cave’
Middle East

Syria’s heroic underground female medics hailed in ‘The Cave’

Oscar-nominated Syrian director Feras Fayyad has risked his life to chronicle the atrocities of the Assad regime, and suffered torture…
Aussie retailers pull #MeToo book after legal threats
World

Aussie retailers pull #MeToo book after legal threats

Two major retailers in Australia have removed a book on Harvey Weinstein from sale, after legal threats from a man…
Iran women allowed into football stadium for first time in decades
Middle East

Iran women allowed into football stadium for first time in decades

Iranian women fans are free to enter a football stadium Thursday for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened…
Egypt’s “Empower” Football Academy for Women: sports as women’s key to inspiration and well-being
Egypt

Egypt’s “Empower” Football Academy for Women: sports as women’s key to inspiration and well-being

FIFA Women’s World Cup’s official Instagram featured on its account “Empower”, the Egyptian football academy for women founded by 26-year-old…
Morocco: Journalist’s abortion sentence stirs rights protest
Middle East

Morocco: Journalist’s abortion sentence stirs rights protest

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Prominent activists and journalists have rallied in Morocco’s capital for the release of a journalist sentenced…
Brother gets life for ‘honor killing’ of Pakistan social media star
World

Brother gets life for ‘honor killing’ of Pakistan social media star

The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday convicted of her murder and sentenced to life…
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