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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.

There are around 20,000 troops and mercenaries from countries including Turkey and Russia, according to the UN.

UAE and Qatar to resume cross-border flights

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UAE and Qatar to resume cross-border flights

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar will reopen flights at the end of the month.

Dubai halts live entertainment amid surge in virus cases

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Dubai halts live entertainment amid surge in virus cases

Dubai has announced that entertainment venues are to close amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, which is pushing healthcare services to their ...

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

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Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

Riots continued into the early hours of Tuesday, with hundreds of protesters clashing with security forces in cities across Tunisia.

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Tunisia must 'immediately' shun violence against protesters: Amnesty

Online footage shows police beating and dragging individuals who were arrested, while eyewitnesses have shared testimony indicating the ill treatment of people in custody, Amnesty says.

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Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

Over 600 people have been arrested and troops have been deployed after a third consecutive night of riots in various Tunisian cities.

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Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening in several Tunisian cities, pitting stone-throwing youths against security forces despite a ...

Muhammad Shehada

Israel denying Covid vaccine to Palestinians is medical apartheid

Comment: Israel's claim that the PA is responsible for vaccinating occupied Palestinians reveals a cold disregard for their heath, and for ...

Moroccan PM rejects 'betrayal' accusations over Israel normalisation agreement

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Moroccan PM rejects 'betrayal' accusations over Israel normalisation agreement

Saad Eddine El Othmani has said that he still supports the rights of the Palestinian people and that the decision to normalise was not ...

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Algerian ex-president's brother cleared of conspiracy

The once-mighty presidential aide was long seen as the real power running the North African country after his brother suffered a debilitating ...

Arrests after arson attack at camp in Lebanon

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Arrests after arson attack at camp in Lebanon

The fire on Saturday night tore through the tented shelters of some 75 families near the town of Bhanine in the north Lebanon Miniyeh region, ...

Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

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Struggling artists bring smiles in war-weary Yemen

The conflict affected everyone and everything in Yemen, and the art scene is no exception.

Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon set ablaze after row

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Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon set ablaze after row

A camp has been set alight in Lebanon following a fight between two members and a Lebanese family.

Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

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Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

Iraqi Christians woke up to Christmas cards from their Muslim neighbours in a heartfelt exchange of love and solidarity.

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Bodies of 20 migrants retrieved off Tunisia: ministry

Five other migrants on board the capsized boat were rescued by the Tunisian coastguard.

Sam Hamad

Italy-Egypt oil and weapons deals undermine justice for Regeni

Comment: Italy's PM Conte knows he can back the prosecution of Egyptian officials without undermining Italy's close trade and 'security' links ...

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Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman said the world should remember that refugees are ordinary people dealing with upheaval.

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Eight injured, 21 detained as Israel storms Palestinian camps

Eight Palestinians were injured and 21 detained as Israeli forces stormed Palestinian refugee camps in Qalandiya and Bethlehem in the West Bank.

Ex-Syrian spy chief 'moved to Austria with Mossad help'

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Ex-Syrian spy chief 'moved to Austria with Mossad help'

A former chief of Syrian intelligence accused of human rights violations was granted asylum in Austria with the help of Israeli intelligence,

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Hundreds of Syrians exit Lebanese town over tensions: UN

At least 270 Syrian families have left the Lebanese town of Bsharre, as hostility towards them mounted over a murder allegedly committed by a ...

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

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Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

Public discourse on refugees often centres solely on their material needs. However, the Covid-19 crisis shows that the deep desire for community ...

Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

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Arab authors call for boycott of Emirati book prize

Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

Brother of Saudi reformist cleric sentenced to five years

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Brother of Saudi reformist cleric sentenced to five years

A leading human rights platform corroborated the development in several posts to Twitter.

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