Samah Hadid

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Netflix has withdrawn an episode of a comedy show from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia after complaints from the kingdom’s officials. File photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Netflix withdrew an episode of the comedy show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj from its streaming service in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom’s officials (...)

A video released by Loujain al-Hathloul shows her driving towards the United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia  border in 2014. She was among those detained in the current crackdown. Photograph: Loujain al-Hathloul/AP

Saudi Arabia is escalating its crackdown on activists who had pressed for the right of women to drive, bringing the number arrested to at least 11 and(...)

Paediatric surgeon Ali Al-Ekri  greets family members on his release from  prison in Manama, Bahrain, after five years.    He strongly criticised the military’s excessive use of force against protesters in 2011. Photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

A paediatric surgeon who spent two years at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin has been released from a Bahraini prison after five years. (...)