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Mona Eltahawy on the Arab Spring, feminism, and hope

Gaia Caramazza

Mona Eltahawy on the Arab Spring, feminism, and hope

While attending the Arab Spring protests, Eltahawy was beaten and sexually assaulted. Ten years on, she reflects on violence against women and why Egypt needs a feminist revolution.

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

Ibrahim Husseini

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

In-depth: Amid political infighting and public mistrust, Palestinians are sceptical as to whether the first national elections in 15 years will ...

France asks the US for more 'realism' towards Hezbollah

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France asks the US for more 'realism' towards Hezbollah

France hopes it can join forces with the US to help Lebanon find a way out of ...

Indonesian volcano erupts, spewing hot ash three kilometres away

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Indonesian volcano erupts, spewing hot ash three kilometres away

One of the world's most active volcanoes, Indonesia's Mount Merapi, has erupted.

Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

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Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

In Yemen, the diverse actors involved in the war are benefitting financially from the situation, while the population dies of hunger

UN urges consensus as deadline for Somalia vote looms

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UN urges consensus as deadline for Somalia vote looms

UN special envoy James Swan warned that Somalia was approaching 'unpredictable territory' as its political leaders have not brokered a settlement over how to proceed with elections.

'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

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'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

Holocaust survivor Charlotte Knobloch called for a stronger defence of Germany's 'fragile' democracy and issued a searing rebuke to the far ...

Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee

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Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee

The UN said that Italy failed to protect the right to life of more than 200 migrants on a boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea in 2013

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Police search Navalny's Moscow apartments, office: aide

Russia on Wednesday launched raids on the Moscow apartments and offices of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Russia to fine social media platforms over youth protests

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Russia to fine social media platforms over youth protests

Russia said it would punish top social media platforms for failing to delete posts calling for minors to join protests in support of Alexei Navalny

Lebanese-Canadian academic to be tried over 1980 Paris bombing

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Lebanese-Canadian academic to be tried over 1980 Paris bombing

Lebanese-Canadian academic Hassan Diab, 67, will be tried over the 1980 Paris bombing.

Florence Massena

Report describes the treatment of Emirati activist in jail

Arrested in 2017, human rights defender Ahmad Mansour has undergone unfair and inhumane treatments from the UAE's authorities

Israel military 'preparing plans' against Iran

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Israel military 'preparing plans' against Iran

An Israeli expert revealed that the military has plans against Iran as the US ...

Dozens injured in protests in Lebanon's Tripoli: Red Cross

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Dozens injured in protests in Lebanon's Tripoli: Red Cross

Overnight police violence in Tripoli between security forces and demonstrators angered by economic effects of the coronavirus lockdown injured at least 45 people, the Lebanese Red Cross

Iran says Israel waging 'psychological war'

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Iran says Israel waging 'psychological war'

An Iranian official claimed Israel was waging a 'psychological war' as

Wuhan next-of-kin say China silencing them as WHO visits

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Wuhan next-of-kin say China silencing them as WHO visits

The next-of-kin of those who died due to covid-19 say they are being suppressed by the Chinese government.

Russia suggests peace conference, US to renew Palestinian ties

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Russia suggests peace conference, US to renew Palestinian ties

Russia has backed a Palestinian proposal for a Middle East conference.

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