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Protesters clashed with police in the central Tunisian town of Sbeitla, after a young man hit by a teargas canister during clashes last week died in hospital.

Joe Biden's administration froze US sanctions on dealing with Yemen's Houthi rebels for one month as it reviews a terrorist designation that aid groups warn will aggravate a humanitarian crisis.

A mass Covid outbreak that should have been avoided

Malia Bouattia

A mass Covid outbreak that should have been avoided

Comment: Despite repeated warnings that the barracks were unsuitable, the government detained hundreds of migrants in close quarters. Now it's blaming them for catching Covid, writes Malia Bouattia.

Trump impeachment article sent to Senate, triggering trial

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Trump impeachment article sent to Senate, triggering trial

The US House of Representatives is to deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate accusing Donald Trump of inciting the ...

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender <em>US</em> troops

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Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops

US President Joe Biden overturned Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military, saying "all Americans" ...

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Trump's plans to outlaw BDS as 'anti-Semitic' scrapped

Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

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Iraq hangs three people convicted of terrorism: security source

Iraq has hanged three people convicted of ‘terrorism’ soon after rights groups warned that hundreds were at risk of execution in the aftermath ...

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Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

Rights groups fear that Iraqi authorities may carry out hundreds of executions in retaliation for a deadly IS suicide bombing.

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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 ...

UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

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UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

CAAT has urged the UK government to stop supplying arms to Egypt's military regime.

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Egypt arrests cartoonist for marking January 25th Revolution anniversary

Egyptian authorities arrested a cartoonist for posting a video that marked the tenth anniversary of the January 25th pro-democracy uprising.

Iran asks Indonesia for clarification regarding tanker seizure

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Iran asks Indonesia for clarification regarding tanker seizure

Iran has asked Indonesia to clarify why it seized an Iranian-flagged oil tanker on Sunday, saying it had received ‘contradictory information’ ...

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

Horriya Marzouk

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 ...

Italy urges Egypt to cooperate in Regeni murder probe

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Italy urges Egypt to cooperate in Regeni murder probe

In a statement marking five years since student Giulio Regeni disappeared in Cairo, Italy has urged Egypt to cooperate with prosecutors seeking ...

Indonesia seizes Iranian and Panamanian oil tankers

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Indonesia seizes Iranian and Panamanian oil tankers

Indonesia has seized an Iranian and a Panamanian oil tanker suspected of illegally transporting oil off the coast of Borneo island.

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Prisoners of conscience suffer in Egypt's 'horrid prisons': Amnesty

To mark 10 years since the uprising in Egypt, Amnesty International released a report detailing the human rights abuses occurring in the country's prisons.

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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 ...

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Greece, Turkey face first crisis talk since 2016

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff ...

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Biden to reinstate Covid travel bans

President Joe Biden will re-impose a Covid-19 travel ban on most non-US citizens who have been in Britain, Brazil, Ireland and ...

Iraq militia claims attack on Riyadh

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Iraq militia claims attack on Riyadh

Alwiya Alwaad Alhaq said it had targeted Saudi Arabia to 'avenge' a recent IS bombing in central Baghdad that killed 32 people.

Kamal Afzali

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration ...

UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

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UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial Day, drawing ...

Kremlin accuses <em>US</em> of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Russia's accused the United States of interfering in its affairs on Sunday, as tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition ...

Turkish ship suffers deadly pirate attack off Nigerian coast

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Turkish ship suffers deadly pirate attack off Nigerian coast

Pirates ambushed a Turkish ship off the Nigerian coast, killing an Azerbaijani national and kidnapping fifteen crew members.

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