Articles by Anissa Haddadi
Brig. Gen. Manaf Tlass defected to Turkey, indicating President Assad's inner circle is beginning to fall apart.
Cairo court upholds ruling that makes facial hair a disciplinary offence in contradiction of Sharia law.
False data from sensors led to pilot error, when Air France flight 447 was nosed upward, instead of downward, to recover from stall during thunderstorm.
Video apparently showing two Syrian guards in sustained assault on young detainee supports torture claims of Human Rights Watch.
Founder of equal rights NGO murdered on way to work by motorbike assassins in tribal area.
Post-conflict countries such as Sierra Leone face alarming levels of domestic violence, International Rescue Committee warns
Palestinian Authority agrees to exhume body of late leader Yasser Arafat after claims he was killed by polonium-210.
Colombian military chiefs angered by poaching of troops and officers by United Arab Emirates but powerless to stop it.
Gunman who took hostages to stop bailiffs kicking him out of Karlsruhe flat believed to be among dead.
Syrian president warns Turkish PM not to interfere in Syria's domestic affairs, in second part of interview with Turkish daily Cumhuriyet.
Palestinian figurehead's widow will ask for body to be exhumed from West Bank grave for more tests to uncover truth of his death.
Police searched the home and offices of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni as part of a campaign financing probe.
Syrian president says troops thought RF-4E recon warplane was Israeli when they shot it down.
Four ICC staffers held on spying allegations over visit to Saif al-Islam Gaddafi freed pending trial date.
Official investigation promised after online video shows police officers bullying nine-year-old Abd a-Rahman Burqan in Hebron.
Market blast comes on heels of roadside bombings as sectarian violence in Iraq starts to rise.
Al-Qaeda planting landmines in Gao to trap population; Sidi Yahia mosque attacked in Timbuktu.
Leila Trabelsi, wife of former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, claims Tunisian revolution was 'orchestrated coup'.
Gay man to be deportated for second time after UK Border Agency found 'no credible evidence' to back up his claims.
Islamist group says shrines are idolatrous and pledges to destroy all 16 holy Sufi sites in Timbuktu in name of religion.