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Latifa's sister, Shamsa, was 18 when she escaped from her father's Longcross Estate in the UK in August 2000. She has not been seen in public since.

Algerian students hold anti-government protests

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Algerian students hold anti-government protests

Dozens of Algerian students defied police Tuesday to demonstrate in the capital Algiers.

US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

Erdogan accuses US of backing 'terrorists' in Iraq

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Erdogan accuses US of backing 'terrorists' in Iraq

The Turkish leader said it was a "farce" that the US was waiting for confirmation on whether Ankara's account of the execution of 13 of its ...

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Ankara: Kurdish rebels executed 13 Turks in north Iraq

Turkey accused Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels of executing 13 Turkish nationals, mainly members of the security forces, whom they had held captive in northern Iraq.

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Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

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Chinese police database reveals large-scale monitoring of Muslim minorities

A massive Chinese police database has shed further light on the close monitoring of Muslim minority groups in China's Xinjiang province.

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Former Syrian rebels and regime troops in tense stand-off

Former Syrian rebels are resisting the advance of regime militias in Daraa.

Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

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Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ...

Giovanni Vimercati

Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

Amr Salahi

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but ...

14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

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14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Hiba Rahim

Palestinian teen's murder underscores the joint struggle with BLM

Comment: For Palestinians and US communities of colour, racism is the enabler of violence and oppression. We must unite in our resistance to ...

US says Iran behind 'probable death' of ex-FBI agent

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US says Iran behind 'probable death' of ex-FBI agent

US officials not only named two intelligence officers behind the plot to abduct Levinson, but said the Iranian regime had sanctioned it ...

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In Lebanon, army courts target anti-government protesters

Around 90 civilians have been referred to the military justice system so far, according to Legal Agenda, a human rights group based in Beirut.

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Egypt rights group says third member arrested

Egyptian authorities arrested a third member of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, a leading local human rights group, in less than a ...

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Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

Like the Castro family in Cuba and North Korea’s Kim dynasty, the Assads have attached their name to their country the way few non-monarchical ...

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Pompeo promises 'smooth transition' to a second Trump term

Pompeo made the comments in a testy news conference when asked about contacts with the Biden team.

Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

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Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

Kurd-on-Kurd violence intensifies between the PKK and the KRG, while Iraq's October Revolution is being revived and continued.

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Trump backers converge on vote centres in Michigan, Arizona

The protests came as the president insisted without evidence that there were major problems with the voting and the ballot counting.

Quebec's ban on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

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Quebec's ban on religious symbols faces historic legal challenge

Civil liberties groups are set to challenge a law they say has created 'second-class citizenship' for some Canadians.

'Impunity reigns' one year after Lebanon protests: Amnesty

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'Impunity reigns' one year after Lebanon protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International has urged Lebanese authorities to end harassment of activists and journalists, as well as the use of force against ...

LGBTQ activists subjected to ‘forced virginity exams’: HRW

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LGBTQ activists subjected to ‘forced virginity exams’: HRW

Egyptian police and prosecutors have been accused of inflicting verbal abuse, extracting forced confessions and denying detainees access to ...

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