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

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.

Egypt begins coronavirus immunisation campaign

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Egypt begins coronavirus immunisation campaign

A doctor and nurse became the first in Egypt to receive the Chinese-made Sinopharm jab on Sunday

Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against coronavirus

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Top Lebanese hospitals fight exhausting battle against coronavirus

Hospitals in Lebanon are struggling under the weight of covid-19 cases.

Twitter blocks Chinese embassy account over Uighur tweet

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Twitter blocks Chinese embassy account over Uighur tweet

Twitter has blocked the account of the Chinese embassy in the US after its post about Uighur women.

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How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

In-depth: A new law prohibiting NGOs from reporting accounts of abuse in refugee camps is part of a wider crackdown since the New Democracy party came to power.

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Death toll from Sudan's Darfur clashes rises above 200

The death toll from recent violence in Sudan's Darfur region has risen above 200.

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Lebanon doctors urge lockdown extension

Lebanon's top medics dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have urged an extension of the lockdown, which will last until the last week of ...

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Yemen clashes near Hodeida 'kill 150 in a week'

Medics and rescue workers said that military fatalities on the two government and Houthi sides had reached a total of 70 between Saturday and ...

At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

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At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a ...

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Lebanon OKs law to import vaccines

Lebanon approved a draft law allowing imports of coronavirus vaccines as the country hit a new record in case numbers.

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

CJ Werleman

Who will protect Rohingyas sent to remote, flood-prone island?

Comment: The international community must act now to prevent further atrocities against Rohingya refugees, writes CJ Werleman.

Erdogan gets jab as Turkey unrolls Chinese vaccine

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Erdogan gets jab as Turkey unrolls Chinese vaccine

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan got jabbed as the country began rolling out China's Sinovac's vaccine.

Turkey launches vaccination drive with Chinese jab

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Turkey launches vaccination drive with Chinese jab

Health Minister Fahrettin Koca received the first shot of CoronaVac live on television

Lebanon considers tighter lockdown amid coronavirus surge

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Lebanon considers tighter lockdown amid coronavirus surge

Lebanon's handling of the virus surge amid a deepening economic crisis has been under scrutiny, with many saying hesitant policies have failed ...

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Uproar in Iran over banning of British, American vaccines

Iranian medics sent an open letter to President Hassan Rouhani urging the government to stop politicising the coronavirus crisis after British and American vaccines were banned in the Islamic Republic.

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UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday vowed to offer the Covid-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by autumn.

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even ...

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Algerian hunger strikers hospitalised in prison protest

Three imprisoned Algerian activists were hospitalised following their hunger strike protesting their detention.

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

Kamal Afzali

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

The bill in Assam, home to India's notorious detention camps, replaces existing acts which legislated funding and support for Madrasas as part ...

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China's 'vaccine diplomacy' presses ahead in Middle East

Health authorities in the Middle East are rolling out vaccines developed by Chinese state-owned conglomerate Sinopharm.

Afghan women's rights activist shot dead

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Afghan women's rights activist shot dead

Freshta Kohistani had called on the authorities to protect her due to death threats.

Refugees say 'fewer rights than animals' on Lesbos

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Refugees say 'fewer rights than animals' on Lesbos

The migrant volunteers said they were eager to help improve living conditions in the camp.

Afghan election activist dies after rush-hour Kabul ambush

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Afghan election activist dies after rush-hour Kabul ambush

In the latest attack in Kabul, Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed was attacked by unknown gunman as he travelled to work and died in hospital from his ...

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