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MIDDLE EAST: MIDDLE EAST: Weekly round-up Number 65 for 10-16 March 2006

DUBAI, 19 Mar 2006 (IRIN) - CONTENTS: EGYPT: Ship disaster compensation inadequate, say...Full report

MIDDLE EAST: MIDDLE EAST: Weekly round-up Number 64 for 3-9 March 2006

DUBAI, 9 Mar 2006 (IRIN) - CONTENTS: EGYPT: Migrant workers face abuse EGYPT: Activists condemn...Full report

MIDDLE EAST: MIDDLE EAST: Weekly round-up Number 63 for 24 February-2 March 2006

DUBAI, 2 Mar 2006 (IRIN) - CONTENT: EGYPT: Poultry reparations insufficient, say rights groups IRAQ: Urgent action needed to head off civil war, says ICG IRAQ: Government defends use of curfew despite disruptions Full report

EGYPT: Social programmes bolster appeal of Muslim Brotherhood

CAIRO, 22 Feb 2006 (IRIN) - Like a number of other religiously-oriented movements across the Middle East, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has traditionally appealed to its constituencies through a system of wide-ranging social programmes.Full report

JORDAN: Rights group launches drive to curb early marriage

AMMAN, 9 Feb 2006 (IRIN) - A leading Jordanian rights group has launched the country's first ever public campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of early marriage.Full report

IRAQ: After years of discord, Najaf enjoys record development

NAJAF, 29 Jan 2006 (IRIN) - After years of suppression under the regime of Saddam Hussein and fighting between local militias and occupation forces since 2003, the city of Najaf has finally begun to enjoy the fruits of development.Full report

IRAQ: Activists call for protection of academics

BAGHDAD, 15 Jan 2006 (IRIN) - A network of human rights activists and journalists has called for the protection of local academics and higher level educational institutions.Full report

LEBANON: Disabled remain marginalised, study finds

BEIRUT, 15 Jan 2006 (IRIN) - Disabled people in Lebanon continue to be marginalised in terms of education and employment, according to a new report released on Saturday.Full report

MIDDLE EAST: MIDDLE EAST: Weekly round-up Number 56 for 6 - 12 January 2006

DUBAI, 13 Jan 2006 (IRIN) - CONTENTS: EGYPT: 164 Sudanese released, deportation threat still uncertain Full report

IRAQ: Year in Brief 2005 - Chronology of humanitarian events

DUBAI, 9 Jan 2006 (IRIN) - 2005 saw a number of political watersheds, including national assembly elections and constitutional referendums. The contests pitted the country’s three biggest ethnic-religious groupings – Shi’ites, Sunnis and Kurds – against one another for domination of the parliament and government.Full report


Year in Brief and Review on Education

IRAQ: Year in Review 2005 - Iraqis go to the polls

IRAQ: Year in Brief 2005 - Chronology of humanitarian events

IRIN Focuses & Interviews on Education

IRAQ: Ministry moves to curb abuse in schools

LEBANON: Poor people in the north continue to suffer without a masterplan

EGYPT: Local focus pays off for NGO helping slum women to earn cash

IRAQ: Focus on progress made in marshlands

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Interview with UN Resident Coordinator Nadir Hadj-Hammou


IRAQ: Briefing paper on food security

IRAQ: Briefing paper on power

IRAQ: Briefing paper on water and sanitation

IRAQ: Briefing paper on Education

IRAQ: Briefing paper on health

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