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Knesset lawmaker Merav Michaeli is the new leader of Israel's Labor party, which observers say faces possible extinction when Israelis go to the polls in March.

Kuwait's cabinet and parliament are in a stand-off, leading to the resignation of the government.

New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

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New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

A new round of UN-sponsored talks to write a constitution for war-torn Syria has begun in Geneva, amid accusations that the Assad regime is deliberately stalling their progress.

Palestinian Israeli Balad Party appoints new leader for <em>elections</em>

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Palestinian Israeli Balad Party appoints new leader for elections

Sami Abu Shehadeh won the leadership primary race to front the Balad Party.

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

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Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be ...

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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 government, which is now considered even more oppressive.

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

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Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected ...

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New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

Rival Libya groups came together in Morocco for peace talks.

Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift <em>US</em> sanctions

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Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

Iran has been watching the US elections closely, with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th president of the United States.

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

Libya submits candidates for unified executive authority

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Libya submits candidates for unified executive authority

Candidates have put themselves forward for positions in Libya's upcoming Presidency Council and the offices of prime minister.

Turkey welcomes interim Libya agreement

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Turkey welcomes interim Libya agreement

The sides agreed this week to set up a "unified executive authority" and hold a constitutional referendum before the planned elections.

IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

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IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 in Iraq's capital Baghdad.

10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

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10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Ten more bodies were found in mass graves in war-torn Libya, the country's UN-recognised government said.

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Macron's 'no apology' for French colonialism angers Algerians

A report commissioned by France has recommended that Paris dedicate more resources towards recognising and educating about its role in Algeria.

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Ilhan Omar hails Biden presidency as a 'new day'

Just hours into his presidency, Joe Biden reversed key Trump administration policies.

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

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UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

Geir Pedersen has announced that the Constitutional Committee will resume talks in an effort to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

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Officials: Suicide bombs rock central Baghdad, 6 dead

A twin suicide bombing has struck Baghdad, killing at least six and wounding dozens of others.

New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

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New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood has predicted that Egypt will witness an uprising against the practices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

Iraq pushes back general <em>elections</em> to October

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Iraq pushes back general elections to October

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi claimed the move would give the country's election committee more time to be prepared to hold fair and ...

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