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Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to sing.

Demonstrators called on the Moscow's ambassador in Yerevan to "personally intervene in the process" before marching through the city carrying posters that read "help return our captives".

Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

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Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

40 people were arrested in Nouakchott at a demonstration by widows and relatives of victims of historic civil unrest.

Thousands protest against 'corrupt' Netanyahu

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Thousands protest against 'corrupt' Netanyahu

Fresh allegations of corruption against Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu have intensified protests across the country.

Award-winning Syrian photojournalist 'wounded by police' during Paris protest

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Award-winning Syrian photojournalist 'wounded by police' during Paris protest

Ameer Alhalbi was covering the weekend demonstrations opposing police violence and the French government's new law restricting sharing images of ...

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Defiant Iraqi protesters hit streets for second day

Tensions were high in several Iraqi cities, a day after clashes between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest movement and supporters of populist Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr.

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Israeli forces filmed 'laughing' while shooting Palestinian protesters

A journalist filmed Israeli soldiers "laughing and hugging each other" after one shot and wounded a Palestinian demonstrator.

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Toll rises to six in clashes among Iraq protesters

Violence erupted on Friday between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest movement and supporters of populist Shia ...

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European Parliament calls for Algerian journalist Drareni’s immediate release

The European Parliament has passed an urgent resolution calling for the release of jailed journalist Khaled Drarerni, citing the 'deterioration ...

Algeria slashes activist's jail term for 'offending Islam'

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Algeria slashes activist's jail term for 'offending Islam'

An Algerian court has cut the sentence of a Hirak activist who was found guilty of “offending Islam” from ten years in jail to one year.

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Armenia PM urges stronger military links with Russia

"Of course, there were hard times before the war, but the situation today is even more difficult."

The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

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The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

The execution of 21 men on terrorism-related charges, and warnings hundreds more risk the same fate, have raised fears that Iraq's ...

Obama in book wrestles with 'messy' Arab Spring choices

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Obama in book wrestles with 'messy' Arab Spring choices

Pressuring Egypt's Hosni Mubarak to resign while remaining passive on Bahrain as it suppressed protesters was an inconsistency for which he had ...

Iran cut internet access to conceal protest killings: Amnesty

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Iran cut internet access to conceal protest killings: Amnesty

Amnesty said Iran deliberately cut internet access to hide November 2019 killings of protestors and called for a probe by the UN Human Rights ...

Thousands rally in Armenia against disputed peace deal

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Thousands rally in Armenia against disputed peace deal

Thousands of furious protesters rallied in the Armenian capital over a controversial peace agreement with Azerbaijan.

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Armenia arrests 10 opposition figures over peace deal unrest

The decision to sign the peace accord sparked fury in Armenia, where demonstrators stormed and ransacked government buildings.

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Thousands protest in Senegal over Mohammed cartoons

Thousands of people demonstrated in the Senegalese capital Dakar against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed and French President Emmanuel Macron's ...

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Tunisia strikes deal with protesters to restart oil production

Protesters in Tataouine reached a deal with the government to cease a blockade of oil and gas facilities in return for a jobs and investment in ...

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Biden vows virus action on 'day one'

Global infections have surged past 49 million and Europe has become the new pandemic epicenter in recent weeks.

Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

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Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

Kurd-on-Kurd violence intensifies between the PKK and the KRG, while Iraq's October Revolution is being revived and continued.

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Trump backers converge on vote centres in Michigan, Arizona

The protests came as the president insisted without evidence that there were major problems with the voting and the ballot counting.

Flash protests turn to clashes in Iraq

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Flash protests turn to clashes in Iraq

Anti-government protests descended into clashes in several Iraqi cities on Sunday, including the southern port city of Basra and the capital ...

Iraq reopens Tahrir Square, epicentre of revolt in Baghdad

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Iraq reopens Tahrir Square, epicentre of revolt in Baghdad

Iraqi authorities reopened Baghdad's Tahrir Square and Al-Jumhuriyah bridge.

Anti-France protests draw thousands in Asia, Middle East

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Anti-France protests draw thousands in Asia, Middle East

Muslims in South Asia vented their fury at French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday while smaller anti-France protests also took place in the ...

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