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Tunisians took to the streets to demand the release of hundreds of young demonstrators arrested during protests.

Online footage shows police beating and dragging individuals who were arrested, while eyewitnesses have shared testimony indicating the ill treatment of people in custody, Amnesty says.

Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

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Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

Over 600 people have been arrested and troops have been deployed after a third consecutive night of riots in various Tunisian cities.

Sudanese anti-normalisation protesters burn Israeli flags in Khartoum

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Sudanese anti-normalisation protesters burn Israeli flags in Khartoum

Anti-normalisation protesters in Khartoum took to the streets on Saturday to stand against the country's recent normalisation deal with Israel.

Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

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Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening in several Tunisian cities, pitting stone-throwing youths against security forces despite a ...

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Biden plans swift action on coronavirus

Joe Biden has promised quick action to address the coronavirus pandemic and boost the ailing US economy once he takes office.

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Riots break out in Tunisian cities amid economic crisis

Riots erupted in several Tunisian cities on Saturday amid a deteriorating economic situation and public outrage over a video showing a shepherd ...

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Germany deports 26 Afghan refugees despite 'threats to life'

Germany has attracted criticism for its decision to continue to deport Afghan refugees in the midst of a pandemic.

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Netanyahu offers Palestinian-Israelis a 'new era' despite 'racist incitement'

The prime minister has previously 'warned' Israeli voters of crowds of Palestinian citizens of Israel heading to the polls.

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

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Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a ...

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Locked-down Tunisia marks decade since dictator's fall

Tunisia marked 10 years since the Arab Spring revolution sent autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali but little are celebrating due to a ...

Three Algerians handed prison terms for insulting president

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Three Algerians handed prison terms for insulting president

The three members of Algeria's Hirak protest movement have been in custody since September.

Asylum seekers <em>protest</em> conditions in UK military camp

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Asylum seekers protest conditions in UK military camp

Asylum seekers in a camp in Kent are peacefully protesting abysmal conditions.

Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

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Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

While Tunisia - unlike most of its regional neighbours - has kept the candle of a fragile democracy burning, widespread popular discontent is ...

Students at Istanbul University protests blare Metallica hits

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Students at Istanbul University protests blare Metallica hits

Students at Bogazici University have been cheekily blaring Metallica classics at their protests against the appointment of the AKP party-linked ...

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Algeria president returns to Germany for post-Covid-19 treatment

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has returned to Germany for treatment of post-Covid-19 complications in his foot.

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Palestinian media organisations boycott Facebook over censorship

Dozens of Palestinian media organisations have held a temporary boycott of Facebook in protest at the social networking giant's ...

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Pakistan protesters end blockade over deaths of miners

Thousands of people attended the funeral of 10 miners killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State extremist group.

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Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

Two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet resigned in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

Lebanon's Hariri pays unannounced visit to Erdogan

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Lebanon's Hariri pays unannounced visit to Erdogan

Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri paid an unannounced visit to Turkey to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Iran voices 'extreme concern' over US detainee rights

Tehran has mirrored the US in expressing 'extreme concern' over detainee rights.

Israel arrests elderly Palestinian who used slingshot in clashes

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Israel arrests elderly Palestinian who used slingshot in clashes

Said Arma became an icon of West Bank protests after a video circulated showing him wearing the traditional Palestinian Keffiyeh and robe using ...

US transport secretary leads exit from White House

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US transport secretary leads exit from White House

The Trump administration's transport secretary resigned over the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Iraqis pile mockery on US after Capitol siege

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Iraqis pile mockery on US after Capitol siege

Iraqis poked fun at their former occupier after the storming of the US Congress.

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