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ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

06 October, 2020

Just 13% of Sudanese people and 6% of Saudis are in favour of recognising Israel, a wide-ranging survey of Arab political attitudes has revealed, despite their regimes verging on normalisation.

Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

04 October, 2020

This year's Magal, a mass religious festival of a powerful Sufi Muslim order, has raised fears of a potential superspreader event in Senegal's second-largest city.

White House staffer tests Covid-19 positive after UAE-Israel signing

17 September, 2020

US President Donald Trump revealed that a White House worker tested positive for coronavirus.

Five Arab League countries in talks with Israel revealed

17 September, 2020

US President Donald Trump has said US-brokered normalisation deals are close between Israel and 'five or six' other Arab countries.

Sri Lanka tea storm swirls around Lebanon president

09 September, 2020

Critics see it as yet another example of official corruption in a country reeling from the August 4 explosion.

Toppled Mali president flies to UAE for medical treatment

07 September, 2020

Mali's former president was toppled in a coup last month.

Mecca Friday sermon causes outrage over Israel 'normalisation' hints

05 September, 2020

Social media users have responded angrily, claiming his religious rhetoric paves the way for Saudi Arabia to follow suit with the UAE and establish relations with Israel.

Mauritanian president orders reshuffle after first year

06 August, 2020

The reshuffle comes a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

The modern-day child slaves of Mauritania

22 July, 2020

Mauritania abolished slavery in 1981, the last country to do so, but the practice remains deeply rooted in society.

Ten million children may permanently leave school over Covid-19

13 July, 2020

The pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, Save the Children said.

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