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The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights has strongly condemned the killing of two brothers that were fishing along the Egypt-Palestine maritime border.

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

UN expresses concern over 'dramatic turn' in Libya crisis

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UN expresses concern over 'dramatic turn' in Libya crisis

The UN said the power struggle emerging between Tripoli's leaders after the shooting and abduction of protesters “underlines the urgent need to return to a full and inclusive political process”

Libya's Tripoli- based government suspends minister after shooting

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Libya's Tripoli- based government suspends minister after shooting

Interior Minister Fathi Bashaga will face an investigation over ‘violations’ committed against protesters.

Amnesty urges release of abducted Libyan protesters

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Amnesty urges release of abducted Libyan protesters

Amnesty International called for the release of at least six protesters abducted during a demonstration in Libya's capital Tripoli.

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Iran Guards say three 'US-linked infiltrators' killed

Three gunmen with links to the United States that allegedly attempted to infiltrate Iran were killed on Monday, authorities in the Islamic Republic said.

Ramona Wadi

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

Joe Macaron

The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Comment: While Amer Fakhoury has been freed from detention, the ramifications of his case are far from over in Lebanon, writes Joe Macaron.

Mobashra Tazamal

9/11 spawned anti-Muslim playbook being weaponised in India, China

Comment: The post-9/11 discourse is a favourite tactic for 'justifying' the Islamophobic policies of governments around the world, writes ...

US troops killed by uniformed gunman in Afghanistan

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US troops killed by uniformed gunman in Afghanistan

Three Afghan commandos and two US soldiers were killed in an attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Saturday.

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Top Iraqi Shia cleric criticises attacks on protesters

Iraq’s foremost Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, has criticised security forces for not protecting protesters after supporters of ...

Dozens injured in violent crackdown on Lebanon anti-government protests

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Dozens injured in violent crackdown on Lebanon anti-government protests

The sound of ambulance sirens rang out across Beirut as the Red Cross reported 80 wounded had been taken to hospital and 140 more were treated ...

Hardline forces in Iran are poised to gain strength

Amir Delshad

Hardline forces in Iran are poised to gain strength

Comment: Opposition to Iran's regime is growing, but if there is a widespread boycott of elections, that could end up empowering its hardline ...

Why Modi's plan against Muslims is coming unstuck

Olivier Da Lage

Why Modi's plan against Muslims is coming unstuck

Comment: India's Muslims have begun mobilising against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial citizenship law, writes Olivier Da Lage.

Anger rages on over India's controversial Citizenship Amendment Act

Aamir Ali Bhat

Anger rages on over India's controversial Citizenship Amendment Act

The Citizenship Amendment Bill was introduced by the Hindu nationalist-led government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi following his resounding ...

The New Arab & agencies

Protests continue in Beirut following violent night of clashes

Thousands of defiant protesters took to the streets of Beirut on Sunday following overnight clashes that saw security forces injure dozens of people with rubber bullets.

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Lebanon protesters injured in hail of gas, rubber bullets

More than 100 people were injured in the overnight clashes, which marked the first use of rubber bullets against protesters by security forces ...

The New Arab

EXCLUSIVE: Mass Iran spy leaks ‘accurate’, reveals Iraq official

Infiltration, bribes and double agents: An investigation by US media has revealed how Iran cultivated a vast network of spies, informants and ...

The New Arab

Iraq arrests 'Emirati infiltrators cell' amid mass protests

A group linked to the UAE security chief and ex-Palestinian strongman Dahlan is reportedly under arrest in Iraq after infiltrating protests in ...

#ThinkBeforeYouDope: Indian police use Breaking Bad in anti-doping campaign

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#ThinkBeforeYouDope: Indian police use Breaking Bad in anti-doping campaign

Police from the east Indian state of Assam are known for their witty campaigns. In the past, they have launched effective campaigns against mob ...

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Iraq cleric Sadr demands government resign amid protests

The back-to-back messages in support of the protests from cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani are a huge blow to Iraq's ...

Death toll rises as Iraq protesters defy curfew

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Death toll rises as Iraq protesters defy curfew

Iraqi protesters took to the streets on Thursday for the third time this week despite a curfew, with at least 21 killed in anti-corruption ...

Iraq protesters face live fire over curfew-breaking protest

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Iraq protesters face live fire over curfew-breaking protest

Iraqi protesters took to the streets on Thursday for the third time this week despite a curfew restricting movement in the capital and several ...

Iraq death toll rises to nine as protests multiply

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Iraq death toll rises to nine as protests multiply

Popular protests in Iraq increased in number on Wednesday, as demonstrators confronted security officers using tear gas and live fire. Nine ...

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