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Authorities have not explained why the arrested al-Hathloul, but Amnesty International believes it has to do with her women's rights activism.
While patriarchy and access to education remain contentious issues in the Muslim majority countries, it is not all black and white.
If the U.S. is really serious about stemming Iran’s nuclear threat, the Obama administration needs to turn the tide of influence: Start issuing ultimatums and free itself from those of others.
Social reforms in smaller Gulf states prove that democracy is not the only answer to stable statehood.
Blackwater's founder has recently been hired to build a mercenary force in the UAE, to aid in internal security. This could mark an entirely new form of suppression.