Articles by Anissa Haddadi
Residents in poorer parts of UAE's glittering city-state fear gang wars on the rise after death of man in revenge attack.
Fresh wave of anti-government and anti-austerity protests sweep across Sudan.
Sambo Dasuki takes on national security adviser role with three-week deadline by president to finish off Islamic terror group.
Iran switches names, flags and ports of ships to confuse Western officials tracking its oil exports.
Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko continues to stir up controversy on Venezuela visit by saying youngest son being groomed for succession.
President Bashar al-Assad dismisses UN-Arab League envoy's proposals and ramps up criticism of Turkey.
Myanmar delivers strong warning to opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to refrain from name seen as legacy of British colonial rule.
Saudis were angered by the case of a prisoner Arwa Baghdadi who is about to give birth behind bars after being held in custody without charges for several months.
Amnesty International accuses other countries of fuelling conflict in South Sudan through supply of weapons.
A strong explosion rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus, injuring at least 3 people.
Senior Hamas official identified as Kamal Hussein Ghannaja was gunned down in Damascus. Finger pointed at both Israel and the Assad regime.
Turkey's state television said the country is deploying anti-aircraft weapons along the Syrian border.
Handshake between Queen Elizabeth and former IRA commander Martin McGuinness is latest in line of public reconciliations.
Journalist Natasha Smith suffered a vicious sexual assault in Egypt.
Birth control legislation may be brought in as Africa's most populous country faces demographic nightmare of 400 million by 2050.
At least 42 migrants found dead after suffocating in back of smuggling truck on way to Malawi.
Restoration of pro-regime assembly brings thousands of demonstrators into Kuwait City's Erada Square to demand parliamentary reforms.
UN expert tasked with investigating human rights violations in Syria finally enters the country.
Lou Nuer and Murle tribal groups engaged in tit-for-tat theft, arson, looting and kidnapping, says UN.
Hosni Mubarak's premier Ahmed Shafiq leaves Egypt as funding probe opens while Muslim Brotherhood winner gets down to business.