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Opponents of authoritarian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi have called for large-scale demonstrations on Friday.

Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

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Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

Amnesty International has urged the EU to reconsider cooperation with Libya, saying that “appalling human rights abuses” were being committed against refugees and migrants in the country.

Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

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Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

The US president addressed a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally, where he accused Ilham Omar of trying to run the country.

Lebanese president warns of ‘hell’ if government not formed

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Lebanese president warns of ‘hell’ if government not formed

President Michel Aoun has said that Lebanon faces ‘hell’ if a new Lebanese government is not formed amid coronavirus, an unprecedented economic ...

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Palestinian activist in ‘knee-on-neck’ incident arrested by Israeli forces

Khairi Hanoun, a Palestinian activist who was the victim of an incident earlier this month where an Israeli soldier placed a knee on his neck, was detained on Monday

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Thousands protest Netanyahu in first since Israel renewed lockdown

Thousands of Israeli protesters gathered in Jerusalem to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the first such ...

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March in Germany urges EU to take in refugees

Mask-clad protesters armed with "leave no one behind" posters were joined in the German capital by the aunt of Alan Kurdi.

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the ...

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

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US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

Justice Ginsburg was instrumental in championing women's rights issues in the United States.

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Moroccans protest Arab nations normalising ties with Israel

North Africans are protesting Gulf countries' decision to normalise relations with Israel.

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar calls Trump a 'racist tyrant'

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

Pro-Palestinian activists protest Israel-UAE accords in Washington

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Pro-Palestinian activists protest Israel-UAE accords in Washington

Activists gathered in Washington to protest recent normalisation efforts with Arab states and Israel in the Middle East.

Lebanese <em>rally</em> to demand justice over port blast

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Lebanese rally to demand justice over port blast

Some marchers carried black versions of the Lebanese flag in a sign of mourning for the more than 190 people who were killed in the explosion at ...

Palestinians <em>rally</em> against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

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Palestinians rally against Bahrain-Israel normalisation

Demonstrators burned pictures of Bahrains King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the UAE's Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al-Nayhan.

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Anti-Shia protesters march for second day in Karachi

Vast crowds of men thronged downtown Karachi - Pakistan's largest city and a major business and industrial hub - many of them waving pro-Sunni flags and chanting Sunni-power slogans.

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Algeria adopts draft constitutional reforms as crackdown continues

The government had promised to press for reforms during elections late last year after the resignation of long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika ...

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Israelis keep up protests against embattled PM Netanyahu

In Jerusalem, thousands rallied outside the prime minister's official residence to demand his resignation.

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Two Algerian activists on hunger strike over 'abusive' detention

Algerian activists have gone on a hunger strike and claim they have been abused in detention.

'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

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'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

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Pakistan backlash grows over Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Pakistan's foreign minister has complained to France over the republishing of controversial caricatures of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed.

Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

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Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim congresswoman stirred up controversy after she accused a prominent American news anchor of Islamophobia.

Iran nuclear deal parties meet amid US pressure

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Iran nuclear deal parties meet amid US pressure

The signatories to the faltering Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna as the US is urging international sanctions on the Islamic republic to be ...

Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

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Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

A man was shot dead in the protest-hit US city of Portland, police said, during clashes between Black Lives Matter activists and supporters of ...

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