2017-03-24 | Women's Rights
2017-03-24 | Women's Rights

Amid gains, many Kazakhstani women still face oppression

Some Kazakhstani women have not benefited from the progress enjoyed by others more fortunate in the country.


2017-03-23 | Women's Rights
2017-03-23 | Women's Rights

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

The Iraqi Women Network has been working to help communities affected by 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' violence to move forward.


2017-03-23 | Women's Rights
2017-03-23 | Women's Rights

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

On the eve of Mother's Day, Al-Mashareq spoke to three women who are demonstrating resilience amid adversity in very different ways.


2017-03-22 | Terrorism
2017-03-22 | Terrorism

New threats from Jamaat Ansarullah hollow, observers say

The Afghan-based group of Tajik militants reportedly has less than 100 fighters and is too feeble to threaten the Tajik government.


2017-03-21 | Women's Rights
2017-03-21 | Women's Rights

Role of women grows in Uzbekistani society

Women's Day marked another year of Uzbekistani women's advancement in politics and other walks of life.


2017-03-20 | Security
2017-03-20 | Security

Drug trafficking terrorist groups undermine security: observers

Central Asians also consume some of the narcotics passing through their territory, leading to various social problems.


2017-03-17 | Terrorism
2017-03-17 | Terrorism

Central Asian militants to face growing pressure from Afghan forces

The militants massing in northern Afghanistan represent a stew of nationalities and groups.


2017-03-16 | Terrorism
2017-03-16 | Terrorism

Accused Kazakh extremist ideologue awaits trial

Putting the long-time fugitive on trial is a major victory against terrorism and extremism, observers say.