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In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution political class.

US President Joe Biden overturned Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military, saying "all Americans" qualified to serve should be able to do so.

Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

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Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected next week in Geneva.

Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

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Joe Biden to end Muslim ban hours after inauguration

Joe Biden is set to issue new orders on key issues, including an end to the Muslim ban, hours after he assumes the US presidency.

US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

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US to block cotton from China's Xinjiang region

The US government will halt imports of cotton and tomatoes from China's Xinjiang region over Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur ...

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Democrats win first Georgia runoff, control of Senate close

The Democrats took a huge leap towards seizing control of the US Senate as they won the first of two Georgia run-offs.

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US targets Iran's steel industry with fresh sanctions

The United States have slapped Iran with fresh sanctions as the country ramps up its nuclear program.

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Polls close in Georgia vote, US Senate in balance

Polls closed in a pair of critical election runoffs in the US state of Georgia.

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

Egypt court upholds asset freeze of 3 rights workers

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Egypt court upholds asset freeze of 3 rights workers

The decision did not apparently cover EIPR's assets as an entity.

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EU calls for probe into killing of 13-year-old Palestinian

Fourteen-year-old Ali Abu Aliya died of wounds sustained after he was shot in the stomach during a protest on Friday against Israeli land theft ...

Egypt orders release of rights activists after global pressure

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Egypt orders release of rights activists after global pressure

A security and juridical source told AFP that three staff of a high-profile Egyptian rights group were ordered released by the country's public ...

Reviving diplomacy, Biden seeks Iran talks after rejoining deal

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Reviving diplomacy, Biden seeks Iran talks after rejoining deal

Biden hinted at a return to the US nuclear agreement, but said it's "going to be hard".

Scarlett Johansson urges Egypt to release imprisoned rights activists

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Scarlett Johansson urges Egypt to release imprisoned rights activists

The American actress urged authorities to release activists from the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EiPR) in a video posted on the ...

The glorious hype and ugly reality of French values

Yasser Louati

The glorious hype and ugly reality of French values

Comment: For the leader of a supposedly free and secular republic, Macron's attempt to preside over the lives of French Muslims is an affront to ...

Raphaël Kempf

Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Comment: In France, lawmakers are dreaming of giving carte blanche to the intelligence police, allowing them to say who is 'too Muslim' to be French, writes Raphaël Kempf.

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British women, children held in 'barbaric' Syria camps: report

A report has exposed the 'barbaric' conditions British women and children are kept in in Syria.

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Senators push for 'Made in Israel' on settlement goods

A group of Republican Senators urged President Trump to issue an executive order allowing settlement goods to be labeled as ...

Rami G. Khouri

Six Middle East realities Biden can't afford to ignore

Comment: For there to be any real progress in our region, Biden must grasp how we reached this situation, and how we get out of it, writes Rami ...

Biden won the election... now what?

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

Asad Dandia and Hamzah Raza

American Muslims won this election

Comment: Biden's victory affirms the power of those on the margins to organise, assert their voices, and radically transform the political ...

Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

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Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

The Democratic president-elect plans major changes in immigration, healthcare and climate policy.

Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump's travel ban

Brooke Anderson

Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump's travel ban

In-depth: For Muslims in America and around the world, the 2020 US election could very well determine their life trajectories.

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