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A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, which is now considered even more oppressive.

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of Trump's border wall with Mexico.

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

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Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

In his first day in office, President Biden has overturned the unpopular ban on immigration from Muslim majority countries.

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump's end may be just the beginning

Comment: The racism and white rage that Trump came to symbolise are deeply entrenched. Biden must commit to ending America's institutionalised ...

Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

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Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

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US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

The US government will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from China's Xinjiang region over Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur ...

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Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

Trump and Pence met for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach ...

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Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

Two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet resigned in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

Trump to skip Biden inauguration after presidency implodes

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Trump to skip Biden inauguration after presidency implodes

In one of the first tweets since he has had his account unblocked, Trump has vowed not to attend the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden.

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US transport secretary leads exit from White House

The Trump administration's transport secretary resigned over the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Biden says Americans want unity after likely Senate win

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Biden says Americans want unity after likely Senate win

Joe Biden hailed the Democrat likely takeover of the Senate as a sign that Americans want action and made an appeal for bipartisanship.

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

Despite efforts to the contrary by international and regional actors, the bloody conflict in Tigray continues.

US blames Iran for 'Enemies of the People' website

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US blames Iran for 'Enemies of the People' website

A website reportedly created to sow discord and division in the US during the presidential elections may be been created by Iranian 'cyber ...

Iraqi refugee family is home at last

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

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Trump orders pullout of troops from Somalia

US President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US troops from Somalia.

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Azerbaijan says 2,783 troops killed over Nagorno-Karabakh

Nearly 3,000 troops have been killed in the ongoing conflict in the region

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US blocks imports of Xinjiang Uighur 'slave labour' cotton

The United States have blocked imports from Xinjiang as rights groups call for an end to so-called labour camps in the region.

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No evidence of decisive election fraud: US attorney general

Bill Barr's comments confirmed the conclusions of the Department of Homeland Security, US intelligence and independent poll ...

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

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Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

Biden taps Blinken for top diplomat

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Biden taps Blinken for top diplomat

Biden picked longtime foreign policy advisor Antony Blinken to be his secretary of state.

US military buying data mined from Muslim apps

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US military buying data mined from Muslim apps

The US military is buying data of people around the world, harvested apps, which seem to target Muslims in particular, reports Motherboard.

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