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Comment: This International Women's Day, Malia Bouattia highlights the Algerian government's abject failure to protect women, and finds solace in the solidarity of the Hirak movement, and her own family.

Comment: For the disillusioned and the frustrated, Barghouti's presidency seems like an attractive option. But the staying power of his revolutionary rhetoric is far from guaranteed, writes Emad Moussa.

More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

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More than 75% of Syrian refugees suffer trauma: report

Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

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Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

Anas Sarwar has become the first ethnic minority leader of a major political party in the UK.

Dozens of Algerian pro-democracy activists released: rights group

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Dozens of Algerian pro-democracy activists released: rights group

At least 35 Algerian pro-democracy activists were freed from jail in the past 24 hours under presidential pardons, the National Committee for ...

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Jordanian journalist detained for three years over Facebook-post dies

The 46-year-old had developed illnesses during a jail sentence in the UAE for posting about the country's involvement in the war on Gaza in 2014

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Small protests mark Bahrain uprising's 10th anniversary

Small-scale demonstrations occurred amid a tight police presence.

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

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Ilhan Omar 'disappointed' by Biden administration's Israel policy

In an interview with Alaraby TV, US congresswoman Ilhan Omar said she was "disappointed" by the Biden administration's policy on Israel and the ...

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Bahrain paralysed by legacy of Arab Spring

It has been ten years since Bahrain was rocked by protests that demanded reforms, which were crushed by government forces.

Ten years on: Bahrain ‘crushed’ all dreams of reform

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Ten years on: Bahrain ‘crushed’ all dreams of reform

A new Amnesty International report marking ten years since the uprising in Bahrain said authorities in the Gulf kingdom have continued to crush ...

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

US moves to rejoin UN rights council

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US moves to rejoin UN rights council

The decision is likely to draw criticism from conservative US lawmakers and many in the pro-Israel community.

60 years after Algerian liberation, France is distorting history

Malia Bouattia

60 years after Algerian liberation, France is distorting history

Comment: As long as France refuses to acknowledge its crimes in Algeria and the need for reparations, the report's empty gestures will count for ...

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US police handcuffed, pepper-sprayed 9-year-old Black girl, footage shows

Police said on Sunday the girl - who has not been named - had been suffering from a serious mental health emergency, reportedly threatening to take her own life.

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Morocco's ex-con YouTubers in the spotlight

Former inmate of Morocco’s prisons have taken to YouTube to share their stories of life in prison and warn against a life of crime.

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US 'outraged' as Pakistan court upholds acquittal

Following the failure of an appeal against the acquittal of the mastermind behind Daniel Pearls’ kidnapping and murder, the White House has ...

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Pakistan court upholds acquittal in Daniel Pearl murder case

The ruling follows an international outcry last year after a lower court acquitted the 47-year-old of murder and reduced his conviction to a ...

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Hiba Rahim

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

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Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains ...

New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

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New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood has predicted that Egypt will witness an uprising against the practices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

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Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

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Togo Mizrahi: The stateless pioneer of Egyptian cinema

Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

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