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An autopsy found Monday that an African-American man whose death has set off nationwide unrest was suffocated by a police officer.

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and prisoners of conscience in the region.

Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

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Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

The settler was also convicted on two additional counts of attempted murder over the brutal 2015 firebombing.

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef navigates the American dream

Hadani Ditmars

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef navigates the American dream

As Youssef tours the US with his new one man show, based on his life story, his journey into new genres reflects a personal and as well as ...

New Tunisian government wins parliamentary confidence vote amid controversy

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New Tunisian government wins parliamentary confidence vote amid controversy

The government of Tunisian prime minister designate Elyes Fakhfakh has won a confidence vote in parliament amid criticism by a number of ...

Omar Brouksy

Morocco: Silencing the last dissenting voices

Comment: A wave of repression has rained down on Moroccans who criticise King Mohamed VI on social media, writes Omar Brousky.

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Women carry Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni’s coffin

The Nobel Peace Prize nominee spent years chronicling the Tunisian uprising and holding authorities to account over human rights abuses.

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Famed blogger who documented Tunisia's revolution dies aged-36

An activist and writer who chronicled the ebbs and flows of the Tunisia uprising has died and thousands mourn her death.

Narjas Zatat

Brotherhood: Oscar-nominated film on Tunisia's returned jihadists

The short has collected 60 awards in 48 countries, including the 2018 Carthage Film Days’ Tanit d’Or and the Best Canadian Short Film at the ...

Five positives to take from 2019

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Five positives to take from 2019

Here are five stories that lifted our spirits in 2019.

Narjas Zatat

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

From the Arab Spring to the refugee crisis, here are some of the most important events of this past decade.

Tunisia's president promises to honour demands of revolution

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Tunisia's president promises to honour demands of revolution

Tunisia's president made an unscheduled visit to Sidi Bouzid, where the first protests of Tunisia's revolt erupted, sparking the Arab Spring ...

Algeria’s new president begins duties on Thursday amid protests

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Algeria’s new president begins duties on Thursday amid protests

Algeria's new president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune is set to begin his duties on Thursday as protests continue to rage across the country.

Tunisians protest after man sets himself alight

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Tunisians protest after man sets himself alight

Abdelwahed Hablani died on Friday after setting himself on fire in Jelma, Tunisia, in protest against poverty and poor living conditions.

Islamist-inspired leader elected Tunisia parliament speaker following controversial deal

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Islamist-inspired leader elected Tunisia parliament speaker following controversial deal

Veteran politician Rached Ghannouchi was voted house speaker by Tunisia’s parliament, following the party’s deal with the liberal Qalb Tounes ...

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Tunisia's Ennahdha party puts forward Ghannouchi as house speaker

Tunisia's Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party which last month came top in legislative polls put forward its leader Rached Ghannouchi to head the next parliament.

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Terror conviction for Israeli settler in deadly arson attack

An Israeli settler involved in the arson attack that killed Palestinian toddler Ali Dawabsha and his parents was convicted on a ...

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Tunisians celebrate populist Kais Saied's presidential election victory

Thousands of Tunisians gathered on the streets to praise the landslide result of the conservative, anti-corruption candidate for embodying the ...

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Kais Saied: "Robocop" poised to be Tunisia's next president

Political newcomer Kais Saied, who won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential election runoff, is a conservative academic whose ...

Whistleblowers, repression and regime panic: Egypt's next uprising

Sahar Khamis

Whistleblowers, repression and regime panic: Egypt's next uprising

Comment: Completely stifling political and media freedoms in Egypt will precipitate Sisi's downfall, writes Sahar Khamis.

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Jailed Tunisia presidential candidate Karoui walks free

Nabil Karoui's release on Wednesday came after the court annulled his detention order just hours ahead of final results from parliamentary polls.

Exit polls show Ennahdha party leading Tunisia election

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Exit polls show Ennahdha party leading Tunisia election

Exit polls showed Ennahdha leading that of a jailed business tycoon in Tunisia's legislative polls.

Polls open in Tunisian legislative elections

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Polls open in Tunisian legislative elections

Polls opened on Sunday in Tunisia for the third round of legislative elections since the North African country's 2011 revolution, in a key vote ...

Can Tunisia survive attempts to derail its democracy?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Can Tunisia survive attempts to derail its democracy?

Comment: Saudi Arabia and UAE have continuously sought to undermine Tunisia's relatively successful reformist path, writes Jonathan ...

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