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Algerian actresses have launched a campaign to see the country put an end to violence against women.

The US government has been urged to boycott next month's G20 summit in Riyadh over the kingdom's rights violations.

EU takes <em>Tunisia</em> off virus-safe travel list

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EU takes Tunisia off virus-safe travel list

A rise in Covid-19 cases in Tunisia has prompted the European Union to remove it from its list of countries exempt from its coronavirus travel ban.

Tunisian authorities investigate MP who ‘justified French teacher beheading’

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Tunisian authorities investigate MP who ‘justified French teacher beheading’

Tunisian authorities are investigating Rached Khiari, an MP from the Karama movement, who in a Facebook post appeared to justify the beheading ...

Tunisian family wins right to drop slavery moniker

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Tunisian family wins right to drop slavery moniker

A black Tunisian family won a legal battle to scrub a word in their name indicating they descended from slaves, which subjected them to racism ...

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At least 21 dead in Tunisian migrant boat sinking

Four bodies have been found off the coast of Tunisia, bringing the total number of victims of a migrant shipwreck to 21, with seven survivors.

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Tunisia reinstates curfews as virus cases mount

Two-thirds of Tunisia's governorates have reintroduced local or province-wide night-time curfews in a bin to rein in spiralling coronavirus ...

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Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

Protests erupted in an impoverished Tunisian town on Tuesday after a man died when authorities demolished an illegal kiosk where he was sleeping.

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UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in talks

Libyan rival parties should place the national interest before political ambitions, the United Nations envoy said on Monday.

Outrage as Israeli actress Gal Gadot announces Cleopatra role

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Outrage as Israeli actress Gal Gadot announces Cleopatra role

Social media users took aim at Gal Gadot once again this week after she announced her new role as Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

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Libya oil field resumes production as rivals face talks

Libya's state oil firm gave the green light Sunday for production to resume at a major oil field, as the UN announced 'face-to-face" talks ...

Tunisian unemployment soars amid economic crisis

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Tunisian unemployment soars amid economic crisis

A decade on from a revolution that toppled the old regime, leaders are struggling to meet the expectations of the people, who have seen little ...

Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi murder, <em>Tunisia</em> battles with homophobia

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Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi murder, Tunisia battles with homophobia

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How LGBT activists rallied against a 'homophobic' Tunisian influencer

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How LGBT activists rallied against a 'homophobic' Tunisian influencer

With same-sex relations criminalised in Tunisia, the queer community is usually forced to live in the shadows - but now an influencer ...

ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

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ACRPS' Arab Opinion Index reveals huge opposition to normalisation

Just 13% of Sudanese people and 6% of Saudis are in favour of recognising Israel, a wide-ranging survey of Arab political attitudes has ...

Rami G. Khouri

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty became the rallying call for a new generation.

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Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

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Tunisian hospitals struggling to cope with rise of coronavirus

Hospitals are struggling under the weight of a rise in coronavirus cases.

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US, Morocco agree to boost military cooperation

Washington remains the number one arms supplier to Rabat, with the Kingdom hosting the largest annual war games for US troops in Africa.

US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

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US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

"Algeria is a committed counter-terrorism partner," General Stephen Townsend, head of US Africa Command, said on a recent visit to Algiers.

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Pentagon chief heads to Algeria for security talks

Mark Esper is the first US defence secretary to visit Algiers in almost 15 years.

US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with <em>Tunisia</em>

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US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has signed a 10-year military cooperation agreement on a visit to Tunisia amid a continuing extremist ...

UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

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UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

The UAE is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.

<em>Tunisia</em> president 'backs hanging' amid uproar over woman's murder

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Tunisia president 'backs hanging' amid uproar over woman's murder

Tunisia's leader has weighed in on a public debate that was triggered by a woman's murder, saying he backs capital punishment.

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