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Egypt's transport minister said that more than half of the country's railway engines are currently suspended.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has removed the trade minister from his post and replaced him with Mehmet Mus.

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

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Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

Tunisia’s president rejects parliamentary bid to establish constitutional court

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Tunisia’s president rejects parliamentary bid to establish constitutional court

The constitution adopted during the country’s democratic transition in 2011 outlines the need for a constitutional court to be set up within a ...

Turkey's Erdogan to make cabinet changes 'in coming days'

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Turkey's Erdogan to make cabinet changes 'in coming days'

AKP deputy head Mahir Unal said there will be a 'new adjustment to the team' working with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Jordan prime minister announces major government reshuffle

Jordan has suffered economic hardships following the coronavirus crisis.

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59 Algerian pro-democracy activists released from jail: ministry

Dozens of pro-democracy activists were released from jail, Algeria's justice ministry confirmed on Saturday.

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Tunisians protest amid political standoff

Tunisia's main parliamentary bloc Ennahdha rallied thousands of people Saturday in a demonstration.

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Biden to 'downgrade' anti-IS envoy role in US reshuffle

The reshuffle is seen as another sign the Biden government is refocusing on other areas of the world.

Algeria used 'repressive tactics' during Hirak protests: Amnesty International

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Algeria used 'repressive tactics' during Hirak protests: Amnesty International

Dozens of Algerian protesters, journalists, and activists have been arrested, wrongfully prosecuted, and sometimes tortured.

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Thousands of Algerians hit streets on protest anniversary

Algerians marched in the capital and other cities to mark the second anniversary of the North African nation's anti-government "Hirak" protest ...

Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

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Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

Dozens of Algerian pro-democracy activists released: rights group

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Dozens of Algerian pro-democracy activists released: rights group

At least 35 Algerian pro-democracy activists were freed from jail in the past 24 hours under presidential pardons, the National Committee for ...

Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

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Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

Many protesters feel Tebboune’s gestures so far have been largely cosmetic, and note he is a product of the long-time political elite.

Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

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Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

Algeria's president pardoned jailed anti-government activists and announced early elections.

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Tunisia PM fires five ministers amid growing constitutional crisis

The Tunisian premier is at odds with the President Kais Saied over a cabinet reshuffle.

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Algerian president returns from Germany after post-Covid surgery

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune returned home after a stay in Germany for surgery following post-coronavirus complications.

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Fresh Tunisia protests break out in impoverished south

Youths blocked roads in Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine region to protest the government's inability to provide work and investment.

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Sudan announces new cabinet with ex-rebels as ministers

The shake-up added two ministers from the military, with the remaining coming from Sudan's Forces Freedom and Change, the movement that led the ...

Blinken presses China on Uighurs in first call

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Blinken presses China on Uighurs in first call

The new US Secretary of State's first phone call with China took on the topic of the country's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

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US designates Myanmar military takeover a 'coup'

The United States has called the military takeover and subsequent detainment of Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar a 'coup'.

Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

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Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

Myanmar's sanctioned military chief, accused of directing the Rohingya 'genocide', is now the country's de-facto ruler.

Tunisian president's aide hospitalised after opening suspect letter

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Tunisian president's aide hospitalised after opening suspect letter

Nadia Akacha, the Tunisian president's chief of staff has been hospitalised after handling a suspicious letter addressed to head of state

Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

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Tunisia parliament reshuffles cabinet as protests continue

Hundreds of protesters faced off against riot police outside the Tunisian parliament as lawmakers inside confirmed a cabinet reshuffle ...

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