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

Iran will expel United Nations nuclear watchdog inspectors unless US sanctions are lifted by a Feb. 21 deadline set by the hardline-dominated parliament, a lawmaker said on Saturday.

Algeria president returns from Covid treatment in Germany

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Algeria president returns from Covid treatment in Germany

Aged 75 and a heavy smoker, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was hospitalised in Germany on October 28, and Algerian authorities later announced he had the Covid-19 illness.

UAE-based business helps Venezuela 'evade' US oil sanctions: report

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UAE-based business helps Venezuela 'evade' US oil sanctions: report

The accusations against a business based in one of Washington’s principal political allies runs counter to the sanctions enacted by the US ...

Algeria president makes TV appearance

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Algeria president makes TV appearance

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said he is recovering from coronavirus infection.

Sahar Amarir

France's democratic decline

Comment: Journalists are right to protest Macron's 'global security bill', but they are collateral damage. The real target is France's communities of colour, writes Sahar Amarir.

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Yemen ‘on edge of precipice’: UNICEF

Yemen, which plunged into chaos and civil war after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels captured the capital in 2014, may be the most challenging area ...

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes ...

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G20 throws weight behind global Covid-19 vaccine access

A coronavirus vaccine was high on the agenda at the G20 summit.

Outgoing Trump 'mulled strike' on Iran nuclear site: report

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Outgoing Trump 'mulled strike' on Iran nuclear site: report

Outgoing US President Donald Trump reportedly asked top aides about the possibility of striking Iran's nuclear facilities, The New York Times ...

Malia Bouattia

Pandemic redundancies speak volumes about real state of progress

Comment: Precarious and casualised, women of colour face lower pay, under employment, unfair treatment and discrimination at a time when we need ...

Saudi king points to Iran as top threat

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Saudi king points to Iran as top threat

He accused Iran of supporting terrorism and fuelling sectarianism in the region.

Iran to take 'any opportunity' to lift US sanctions

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Iran to take 'any opportunity' to lift US sanctions

Joe Biden has proposed to offer Iran a 'credible path back to diplomacy'.

Biden may 'change course' on Iran, but obstacles abound

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Biden may 'change course' on Iran, but obstacles abound

Unlike four years ago, the Iran issue was largely absent from campaigning for the 2020 US presidential election, and Biden's proposals on the ...

World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

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The US economy under Trump: By the numbers

The US economy has suffered a brutal blow from the coronavirus, forcing businesses nationwide to close their doors.

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US signs deal to restore Sudan's sovereign immunity

The deal, which comes as part of Sudan's removal from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, means Khartoum will no longer be exposed to US ...

Sarah Alaoui

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Comment: Arab Americans must overcome their disenchantment with US politics as their vote in this year's tightly contested election could make ...

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

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IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices take ...

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Saudi hosts G20 talks on virus recovery, debt relief

G20 finance ministers and central bankers held talks aimed at spurring global recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession.

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

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Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The UN organisation helped 97 million people last year, distributing 15 billion rations to people in 88 countries.

Former Lebanese PM Hariri announces candidacy for government formation

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Former Lebanese PM Hariri announces candidacy for government formation

Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that he is a possible candidate to lead Lebanon’s government formation, following the ...

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