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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised police after ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with security forces and torched a bus in protest against coronavirus restrictions.

Israeli police have arrested 10 people amid violent protests in ultra-Orthodox areas against coronavirus lockdown measures

Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

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Israel mooves to seize cows that crossed from Lebanon

Israeli forces snatched at least seven cows that strayed into its territories from Lebanon, local news reported.

Egypt arrests cartoonist for marking January 25th Revolution anniversary

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Egypt arrests cartoonist for marking January 25th Revolution anniversary

Egyptian authorities arrested a cartoonist for posting a video that marked the tenth anniversary of the January 25th pro-democracy uprising.

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

Horriya Marzouk

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be ...

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Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, which is now considered even more oppressive.

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Western Sahara's Polisario Front attacks Guerguerat border area

The Polisario Front bombarded the Guerguerat buffer zone in an overnight attack slammed by Morocco as "propaganda war".

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11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

The jihadists used light weapons and the cover of darkness to target the Hashed east of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq's Salahaddin province.

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Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

The protests come as the North African nation struggles to stem the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled the economy and threatened to ...

Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

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Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Missiles strike Baghdad airport amid new anti-IS operation

No one claimed responsibility for the latest rocket attacks, but the US has blamed Iran-aligned militia factions for repeatedly targeting its ...

Foreign <em>forces</em> ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

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Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

There are around 20,000 troops and mercenaries from countries including Turkey and Russia, according to the UN.

Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

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Biden administration reviews Taliban violence levels in peace deal

The newly formed Biden administration is set to review the fragile peace deal between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias ...

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

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Officials: Sinai bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3

IS has posted a statement on a militant-affiliated website claiming responsibility for the attack.

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Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

"Some were arrested without even having taken part in the demonstrations," said Bassem Trifi of the Tunisian League of Human Rights.

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IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 in Iraq's capital Baghdad.

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12 murdered in Syria camp in two weeks: UN

Twelve murders took place in just over two weeks at a displaced camp in northeast Syria.

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

Mohamed ElBaradei

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

Comment: The ideals of the Arab Spring remain out of reach for many. But the quest for freedom, though long and uneven, is inevitable and ...

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

'Snail's pace' peace talks due to Taliban: Afghan government

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'Snail's pace' peace talks due to Taliban: Afghan government

Afghan authorities criticised the Taliban for failing to actively participate in peace talks.

Iraq pushes back general elections to October

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Iraq pushes back general elections to October

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi claimed the move would give the country's election committee more time to be prepared to hold fair and ...

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