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Kuwait puts to death 7 inmates in rare mass execution

Kuwait on Wednesday put to death seven prisoners in a rare mass execution in the small, oil-rich nation despite facing…

India’s Supreme Court panel split on allowing hijab in classrooms

The matter arises from a ban in BJP-ruled Karnataka state that forbids students from wearing the headscarves in classrooms. A…

Muslim schoolchildren in France often denied food options that fit their faith

Although the subject gets little media coverage, the problem of food in French school cafeterias is a headache for many…

Asian women in US financial sector challenged over their race

Recent study by Asian American association has revealed the women identified as Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) express anger…

Woman holds up Lebanese bank for $13,000 of her own money, advocacy group says

A brief hostage situation at Lebanon’s BLOM Bank (BLOM.BY) ended on Wednesday when an apparently armed woman and her associates…

France told to re-examine repatriation requests of wives of IS combatants

The European Court of Human Rights on Wednesday ruled that France must re-examine repatriation requests from two French women who…

Global reaction against Saudi security forces brutally assaulting girls at orphanage

Footage showing Saudi forces brutally beating and assaulting girls at an orphanage in the Arab kingdom has stirred much outrage…

Saudi woman gets 45-year prison term for social media posts, rights group says

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a woman to 45 years in prison for social media posts, a rights group…

Rights group condemns record high executions in Saudi Arabia this year

Europe-based human rights group has censured the spiking number of executions in Saudi Arabia in the first half of the…

‘We hoped the next generation could live as humans’: One year of Taliban rule, Afghan women have left or are in hiding

Since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the female experience has been placed under the media microscope. But how have Afghan…

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