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In-depth: The Palestinian Christian presence in Jerusalem is under threat due to institutionalised discrimination, attacks by radical Israeli groups, and systematic attempts by settler organisations to take over church property in the Old City.
Graffiti critical of television on a shuttered shop in Beirut, Lebanon.
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In-depth: Ahead of Lebanon's upcoming elections, activists fear the political establishment will spread disinformation and fake news to retain power, in a country where the convoluted media landscape is already rife with political agendas.
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In-depth: Algeria's hefty military budget for 2022 constitutes a fifth of all public spending, with many saying it reflects a changing military doctrine amid heightened border threats and Morocco's normalisation deal with Israel.
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Analysis: As the global economy recovers from Covid-19, oil production and prices are expected to surpass pre-pandemic levels. But with changing market dynamics and acceleration towards renewables, the energy market could be in for a volatile year.
A painting wall shows Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jail Maher Al-Akhras, who has been on a hunger strike for 84 days, rejecting the food, at Nuseirat Refugee Camp in Gaza City, Gaza on October 18, 2020. [Getty]
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Analysis: Hisham Abu Hawash joins a long lineage of political prisoners in Palestine and across the world who use hunger strikes to reclaim their power over their bodies and bring awareness to their cause.
Sudanese women march in Khartoum to mark International Day for Eliminating Violence against Women, in the first such rally held in the northeast African country in decades, on November 25, 2019.
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In-depth: Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s resignation reflects the deep challenges facing Sudan’s democratic transition following a military coup last year.