Articles by Anissa Haddadi
Series of car bomb attacks kill at least 18 in Baghdad and wound 29 in busy market area.
Egyptian activist accused of involvement in arson attack on campaign headquarters of Egyptian presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq.
Coptic Christian teenager had posted drawing on Facebook page that was regarded as mocking Islam and prophet Muhammad.
Liberian warlord jailed by Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague for role in atrocities in neighbouring country.
Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and Zambian counterpart Michael Sata honoured by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
Head of women's league of opposition Forum for Democratic Change has breast groped by police.
Two-year-old New Zealand children among 13 young victims of fire in Doha shopping centre.
Opposition delegates subjected to intimidation as international rights groups criticise Bahrain's human rights record
Iranian blogger and hunger striker Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, has written a letter to Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei fallowing the authorities' refusal to grant him medical leave despite his rapidly failing health.
Protesters storm campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq and try to burn it down amid rising tensions on back of official results.
Explosion that wounded dozens in central Nairobi was fault of terrorists as earlier speculation of electrical fault discarded.
Two villages in Holy land's small Christian community are teaching Aramaic - the language the Jesus spoke - in bid to keep ancient tongue alive.
Illegal trade in kidneys is increasing, following a rise in diabetes and other diseases, making the organ trafficking industry even more lucrative business.
Separtist movement Uamsho denies involvement in confrontations.
Ethiopian government's Liyu police paramilitary force summarily executed 10 men in tit-for-tat rampage.
United Nations Human Rights chief Navi Pillay urges Western countries to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe and its president, Robert Mugabe.
Unofficial exit results of the Egyptian presidential elections suggest Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi and Mubarak's former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq are set to face each other in a run-off.
New French President Francois Hollande confirms country's troops early withdrawl on unannounced visit to Afghanistan.
A violent scuffle erupted in Ukraine's parliament over a bill that would allow the use of the Russian language in courts, hospitals and other institutions.
Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter to Hezbollah Chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah ahead of Lebanon’s 12th anniversary of Liberation Day, when the Israeli army withdrew from the country in 2000.