Sudanese-Australian author, engineer and social justice advocate Yassmin Abdel-Magied on rebuilding her life in London.
'People want to have a happy life, no matter where and when, and that's also the case in Iraq,' said photographer Ahmad Mousa. With bad news breaking in the country almost every day, it would be reasonable to assume Iraq was always a war zone.
The work of Iraqi photographer Latif Al Ani is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, providing a portrait of Iraq as it has never been seen before.
Driven by deep-rooted discrimination against them and stereotypes about their appropriate role in public life and politics, they are more prone to attack than men because they are seen as breaking conservative social norms. November 29 is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day and has been marked with tributes to women worldwide who bravely fight for their rights.
The colonial creation of Iraq more than a century ago set the stage for today's turmoil. Letters from Baghdad gives a unique view through the eyes of the woman responsible.
"We have tried death by chemical weapons, by barrel bombs, by mortar shells. We have tried death by drowning in the Mediterranean, by freezing in refugee camps. There is no death that the Syrian people have left to try." For Stephen O'Brien, the UN's top humanitarian official, it seems he has tried every form of words possible.
The website of Iran's main stadium was hacked in protest over the ban on women watching men play football, after the World Cup qualifier in Tehran reignited calls for equality
With a condescending lesson on the US constitution, Republican senators warned Iran about entering into a deal with Obama which his successor could undo 'with a stroke of a pen'.
In case its decade-long blockade on Gaza - where hospitals have an intermittent power supply, the approval rate for patients needing treatment has hit a seven-year low, and half of households receive only sporadic access to clean water - had you thinking otherwise.
Miraculous escape as jet explodes into fireball in front of their eyes
Marijuana dumped in field leaves hungry sheep feeling a bit woolly
Owner uses CCTV to record double-glazing fitter raiding his house
Article brands religion 'a threat to Christian children'
We join golden girl in Hildenborough to see how her overhaul of ex-newsagents is taking shape
Southern's latest insult to beleaguered commuters
Patients contacted after urologist sacked from hospital