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Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France doesn't like it, writes Malia Bouattia.

A Syrian court started receiving applications from presidential hopefuls, the state news agency said, for polls next month expected to keep Bashar al-Assad in power in the war-torn country.

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

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Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

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Greece FM in Egypt amid Cairo-Ankara 'normalisation'

Greece and Egypt's foreign ministers hold talks on developments in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

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Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are subject to ...

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Egyptian journalist 'disappears' after being deported from Jordan

The family of Hassan Al-Banna, a reporter for Al-Sharq newspaper who spent over two years in administrative detention in Egypt, has expressed concern for his mental and physical health.

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US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

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Israel opposition head calls for unity government

Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid called Sunday for a "unity government", as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flounders in efforts to form a ...

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Israel arrests Palestinians for holding election meeting in Jerusalem

Israeli police arrested three Palestinians for attempting to hold a news briefing on the elections in East Jerusalem.

Hamas urges international pressure on Israel to release members

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Hamas urges international pressure on Israel to release members

Hamas has deplored Israel for arresting its members, saying it is trying to hinder the upcoming Palestinian elections.

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Libya launches public vaccination drive

Libya, which has so far received 400,000 doses of three types of vaccines, has started its Covid-19 immunisation campaign for the general ...

Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential <em>elections</em>

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Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

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Russia bans top Biden officials as tensions soar

Following US expulsions of Russian diplomats for a cyber attack, the Kremlin has announced that it will expel diplomats and impose travel bans.

Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

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Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

Khartoum established ties with Israel last year but there has been a lot of opposition to normalisation among the Sudanese public

UN alarmed over rise in settler attacks on Palestinians

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UN alarmed over rise in settler attacks on Palestinians

Israeli settlers have tried to intimidate and terrorise Palestinians and take over their land, according to the UN Office for the Coordination ...

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You can imprison Palestinians but not their struggle

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national consciousness, writes Emad Moussa.

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Tunisia mogul, ex-presidential candidate Karoui fined €6mn

One-time Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui has been ordered to pay a fine worth millions for failure to pay customs dues, authorities ...

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US imposes sanctions on Moscow, expels 10 Russian diplomats

More than 30 people have been sanctioned over allegations of electoral interference.

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UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic ...

Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

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Libya's neglected Old City of Tripoli having 'soul revived'

Traders in the Libyan capital's Old City began to leave when Muammar Gaddafi banned private sector-led development in the 1970s.

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Turkey's Erdogan blasts Draghi for calling him a 'dictator'

President Erdogan said the Italian premier’s remarks would undermine Turkish-Italian ties.

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian <em>elections</em>

Ali Adam

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two years, a move which has been heavily criticised.

Israel’s Yamina Party will support Netanyahu, says Naftali Bennett

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Israel’s Yamina Party will support Netanyahu, says Naftali Bennett

Naftali Bennett revealed on Monday that his party would support the Likud, though Netanyahu's coalition still remains short of the 61 seats ...

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