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Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

Despite the challenges, human rights defenders across the Middle East and North Africa are continuing their battle for civil rights in the face of increasing oppression.

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

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Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale demonstrations daily to have Suu Kyi’s government restored to power.

Algerian students hold anti-government protests

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Algerian students hold anti-government protests

Dozens of Algerian students defied police Tuesday to demonstrate in the capital Algiers.

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

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Georgian police arrest top opposition leader

Georgian police stormed the headquarters of the country's main opposition party and arrested its leader, Nika Melia

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Israel ambassador demands apology over 'anti-Semitic' SNL vaccination joke

Critics have accused Saturday Night Live and comedian Michael Che of anti-Semitism over the reference to Israel's inoculation campaign.

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Thousands of Algerians hit streets on protest anniversary

Algerians marched in the capital and other cities to mark the second anniversary of the North African nation's anti-government "Hirak" protest ...

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Israeli forces arrest Hamas members in West Bank

Mustafa Al-Shunnar, 60, and Omar Abdul-Rahim Al-Hanbali, 50, two Hamas officials, have been arrested by Israeli forces.

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

Gaia Caramazza

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about repatriation ...

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UK's PM eyes end to lockdown amid vaccine success

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to start unwinding England's third and - he hopes - final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide ...

Israel agrees to vaccinate 100,000 labourers, Palestinians say

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Israel agrees to vaccinate 100,000 labourers, Palestinians say

Israel has agreed to vaccinate 100,000 Palestinian labourers working in the Jewish state, according to the Palestinian Authority.

Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

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Algeria's president dissolves parliament, calls for early elections

Many protesters feel Tebboune’s gestures so far have been largely cosmetic, and note he is a product of the long-time political elite.

Sudanese official hints at reneging on Israel normalisation deal

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Sudanese official hints at reneging on Israel normalisation deal

Mohamed al-Faki Suleiman, a member of Sudan’s ruling council, said normalisation with Israel needed to be discussed again in the context of a ...

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Ruslan Trad

How Russia is swelling the global market for mercenaries

Analysis: In an era of increasingly privatised warfare, Russia is spearheading the use of mercenaries to expand its influence.

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US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over ‘terrorists'

The US is attempting to ease tensions with Turkey, following their hesitancy to blame the PKK for the killing of 13 Turks.

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Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

Turkey has detained a group of suspected Islamic State members, who were attempting to cross into Syria.

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UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

The UN special envoy on Myanmar has warned of the potential for an escalation of violence in the country on Wednesday.

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Thousands of Algerians rally ahead of Hirak protests anniversary

Demonstrators shouted slogans against the military and the current president in the massive rally in Kherrata, where Hirak protests first broke ...

UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

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UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

Responding to the deadly rocket attack on Erbil, the UN's top representative in Iraq tweeted: "Such heinous, reckless acts pose grave threats to ...

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Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a US ...

Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

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Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

US President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Only 1 percent vaccinated for coronavirus in Mideast: WHO

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Only 1 percent vaccinated for coronavirus in Mideast: WHO

The WHO released data for the wider Middle East region, which covers countries from Morocco through to Pakistan.

France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

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France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

Founded in 2012, Generation Identitaire is a far-right political identity movement that may be dissolved following action to prevent migrants ...

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