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The trial of 11 human rights activists became a symbol of the crackdown on critics after the 2016 failed attempt to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Running quickly out of options as talks over an IMF bailout stall, Lebanon's Hezbollah-backed government says it wants to pivot to China, but analysts say that route is a mirage

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Annexation of the West Bank could be the final blow to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel.

'Mute': A Syrian protest that is louder than words 'Mute': A Syrian protest that is louder than words

Paul McLoughlin

'Mute': A Syrian protest that is louder than words

Syrians are holding a silent protest outside a German courthouse where two alleged Assad regime security officials are standing trial for ...

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad recounts torture

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Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad recounts torture

Feras Fayyad, who directed an award-winning documentary about Syrian doctors recounts the horrific torture he experienced almost a decade ago.

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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 Middle East peace proposal.

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Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

The showcase launch of about 20 test rockets from the coastal Palestinian territory came as thousands of people in Gaza City answered Hamas ...

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Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Annexation is expected to take place later in July, Israeli minister Ofir Akunis said.

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Iraq virus spike risks pushing doctors over the edge

The country's overall death toll is heading towards 2,000, with official daily fatalities starting to top 100 in the past week - and doctors ...

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

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Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

Protests in Sudanese cities went ahead as planned, with security forces deployed in force, despite a tight curfew since April.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine rises up against broken government promises

In-depth: Tunisia's south has long been marginalised, with successive governments since the revolution unable or unwilling to address the ...

Sudan locks down Khartoum ahead of planned 'million march'

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Sudan locks down Khartoum ahead of planned 'million march'

Protesters in Sudan are expected to flood the streets on June 30, prompting authorities to impose measures days ahead of the event.

Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

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Israeli court releases anti-Netanyahu activist after arrest

An Israeli court has released Retired Brigadier General Amir Haskel a leader the protest movement against Netanyahu after a brief arrest.

The Iraq Report: Showdown between government and Iran-backed militias

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The Iraq Report: Showdown between government and Iran-backed militias

Iraq's new prime minister has sent the elite CTS force to arrest members of Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah, accused of targeting US soldiers. The ...

Three men charged with murder of Ahmaud Arbery

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Three men charged with murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Arbery, 25, was shot dead on February 23 while running in a residential area of Brunswick, Georgia, which has a long history of segregation.

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Five jailed after banned Algeria demonstration

Lawyers accused the Algerian regime of attempting to repress peaceful anti-government protesters through banning demonstrations on the pretext of coronavirus restrictions.

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Macron: Turkey playing 'dangerous game' in Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron launched a furious attack on Turkey's conduct in Libya, accusing the key NATO member of playing a "dangerous ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Suweida's autonomy threatened by new economic uncertainties

Suweida has enjoyed a great degree of autonomy from regime rule during the war, but the dire economic situation in Syria is hitting home.

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Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party vows to continue protests

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party, the HDP, has vowed to continue protests after its ‘march for democracy’ rallies, called in response to the barring ...

UN rights council to investigate systemic racism following protests

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UN rights council to investigate systemic racism following protests

UNHRC will investigate systemic racism and discrimination against Black people, stopping short of a more intensive investigation singling out ...

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus emptied detention centres, they should remain closed forever

Comment: The Tories' hostile environment was suspended just long enough to prove another world is possible. Now though, it's back to business, ...

Algeria cracks down on activists to break protest movement

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Algeria cracks down on activists to break protest movement

Algeria has intensified its crackdown on an anti-government protest movement in a bid to discourage demonstrations once coronavirus ...

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Danya Hajjaji

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth, an annual celebration commemorating a 19th century proclamation that freed slaves in Texas, comes with deep significance amid this ...

Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

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Trump signs order on police reform, doesn’t mention racism

Trump and Republicans have been rushing to respond to the mass demonstrations against police brutality and racial prejudice.

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