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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.

Anti-corruption expert Gina Chammas criticised the US and international institution for working with corrupt Lebanese officials for over three decades.

Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

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Amnesty slams Egypt's 'forced disappearance' of family with toddler

Amnesty International has called for the release of an Egyptian couple who were detained with their infant son on terrorism charges and have not been seen for two years.

Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

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Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The pope is defying the pandemic and renewed security fears to make a "long-awaited" trip to comfort one of the world's oldest Christian ...

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

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Rights group urge probe over new Algeria torture allegations

Allegations that Algerian activists of a pro-democracy protest movement were tortured in detention have prompted rights groups to demand an urgent probe.

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Pope Francis in Iraq: A bridge of faith

In-depth: Pope Francis is making history with his trip to Iraq, bringing a message of solidarity to Iraqi Christians while forging a path of ...

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Egypt regime informants 'are on Clubhouse', warns analyst

An analyst has taken to Twitter to share his mixed experiences with the new audio-sharing app, Clubhouse.

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Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

Myanmar's protesters hit the streets again in Yangon and Mandalay, after 38 people died in the bloodiest day of the crackdown against the ...

Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

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Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

The UN said at least 38 people died in the "bloodiest" day of Myanmar's crisis.

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Israel condemns ICC decision to open Palestinian probe

Israel fiercely condemned the ICC's decision to probe alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories.

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

Rachel Hagan

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

In-depth: Iraq has passed a landmark new bill offering reparations to victims of the Islamic State and formally recognising the Yazidi ...

Iraq executes 3 'terrorism' convicts: local officials

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Iraq executes 3 'terrorism' convicts: local officials

Iraq on Wednesday hanged three men convicted on 'terrorism' in Nasiriyah prison in Dhi Qar province, the only detention centre in the country ...

UK coronavirus strain detected in Tunisia

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UK coronavirus strain detected in Tunisia

It is not clear how many cases of the variant have been recorded by the country.

US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

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US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

The pro-Israel Lawfare Project has called on the Department of Justice to force AJ+ to register as a foreign agent.

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Seven dead as Myanmar security forces fire at protesters

At least seven people were killed as Myanmar security forces fired on pro-democracy protesters

Aakash Hassan

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, ...

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French anti-Islamophobia alliance calls for nationwide protests

The Front Against Islamophobia in France has called for nationwide demonstrations against the passing of the anti-extremist bill.

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Israeli settlers target Jerusalem church in 'arson attack'

Right-wing settlers have targeted churches in East Jerusalem on multiple occasions in recent months.

Israel's top court says non-Orthodox Jews can claim citizenship

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Israel's top court says non-Orthodox Jews can claim citizenship

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday ruled that people who convert to Judaism through the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel are also ...

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Watchdog RSF files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said that it had filed a criminal case in a German court against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the ...

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Mansour Omari

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

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Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

Pope Francis is visiting Iraq and has five heritage sites on his list of visits, including some damaged in the war on IS.

Jordan ministers sacked for virus rules breach

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Jordan ministers sacked for virus rules breach

The pair were asked to step down by Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh, a move immediately endorsed by King Abdullah II, according to a ...

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