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Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years and sentenced to 148 lashes

Iran has sentenced 55-year-old lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to 148 lashes and 38 years in prison over her defense ...

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Stories of seven inspiring women from the Middle East

On marking the International Women’s Day, Al Jazeera has compiled a list of must-see documentaries on women across the Middle Ea...

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Family Planning is Every Woman’s Right

“Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their...

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Cannes in Support of Films made by Dissident Directors

The 71st Annual Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 8 to 19 May 2018. Asghar Farhadi's psych...

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Guardian Cities Cycle Week: What It Is And How You Can Be Involved

Cycling is at a tipping point: while some cities build bike lanes and ban cars, others are experiencing a backlash. Will the future of cities be two-wheeled? In the battle ...

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Air Pollution Is Causing Iran To Cancel Soccer Games And Keep Kids Home From School

Tehran's air quality index hovered around 159 on Wednesday ? which is more than three times the World Health Organization's advised maximum of between 0 and 50. Iranian med...

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Doosra Chasma: A Travelling Film Festival To Galvanize Gender Parity

The festival comes out of the commitment of the NGO Population First to work for gender parity and acknowledges the power of the moving image in aiding the same. a Pakistan...

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