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Thousands of public sector workers took to the streets across Jordan on Saturday evening to protest the arrest of leaders from the teachers union.

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while Iran's role in the violence alienates even the country's Shia constituency

HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

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HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

Jordan has cracked down on a teachers union after the threat of strikes.

EDL founder Tommy Robinson 'flees the UK for Spain'

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EDL founder Tommy Robinson 'flees the UK for Spain'

The EDL embarked on protests against Muslim groups in the UK and was jailed for contempt of court.

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Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

Two demonstrators were stabbed in the neck after suspected members of a far-right group attacked a protest outside the Israeli police chief's home with broken bottles and pepper spray.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

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Jordan detains teachers union officials over 'state services harm'

Jordan has detained 13 teacher union officials after they threatened industrial action.

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Activists urge release of Palestinian preacher detained in Sudan

Activists say an image purportedly showing Palestinian preacher Mahmoud al-Hasanat at a pro-Bashir protest was not actually him, as calls for ...

Jordan orders two-year closure of teachers' union

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Jordan orders two-year closure of teachers' union

The move came three days after the Teachers' Association organised a demonstration demanding the government honour a 2019 agreement for ...

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Greek protesters burn Turkish flag following Hagia Sophia conversion

Protesters in the Greek city of Thessaloniki burned Turkish flags after Muslim prayers were held in the Hagia Sophia, while the Turkish and ...

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

Netanyahu baselessly links Israel protests to Jeffrey Epstein

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Netanyahu baselessly links Israel protests to Jeffrey Epstein

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed, without evidence, that recent protests in Israel were linked to disgraced American financier ...

Israel arrests Palestinians protesting razing of historic Jaffa cemetery

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Israel arrests Palestinians protesting razing of historic Jaffa cemetery

Palestinian Muslim community leaders have accused Israeli police of racism due to their handling of protests against the razing of an ...

Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

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Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

Black citizens in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who come to work, study or try to reach Europe, say ...

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France 'deeply shocked' by execution verdicts for Iran protesters

The French foreign ministry said it was 'deeply shocked' by the death sentences handed to three Iranian men.

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Tunisia protesters force entry to oil production site

Hundreds of Tunisian protesters pushed past military forces to enter the El Kamour oil production site.

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As Israel virus cases surge, government weighs new lockdown

The growing coronavirus outbreak, coupled with a struggling economy, have marked a dramatic turnaround for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin ...

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Thousands protest in Jerusalem against Israel's 'corrupt' Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday faced thousands of protesters outside his home in Jerusalem, the latest demonstration ...

Israel deputy minister slams protest as 'health terror attack'

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Israel deputy minister slams protest as 'health terror attack'

After thousands of Israelis protested coronavirus restrictions devastating their livelihoods, Israel's deputy health minister called the rally a ...

Florence Dixon

Suspected Egyptian spy in Berlin signals widespread anti-dissident campaign

The revelation that a former employee in Merkel's press office is under investigation for spying for Egypt hints at a wider campaign by the Sisi ...

Greek government faces resistance over dictatorship-era anti-protest law

Keira Dignan

Greek government faces resistance over dictatorship-era anti-protest law

In-depth: The Greek government is extending police powers to quell mass protests, a move refugee groups say will limit their ability to mobilise.

Hundreds of protesters keep up rally in Sudan's Darfur

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Hundreds of protesters keep up rally in Sudan's Darfur

Protesters in Sudan's conflict-stricken Darfur region have vowed to continue a sit-in until their demands are met.

Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's ...

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