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Egypt to press for arrest of Sisi outspoken critic Mohamed Ali

Egypt will ask Interpol to issue an arrest warrant for Mohamed Ali, a construction contractor and an outspoken critic of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, as it steps up its crackdown on opposition abroad. An Egyptian court dealing with threats to national security has tasked the government with addressing the International …

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The Taliban explained

The armed group has emerged as a strong player as US-led foreign forces pull out of Afghanistan after 20 years. The Taliban have won a string of battlefield victories in recent weeks as the United States-led foreign forces are about to complete pull-out from Afghanistan after 20 years. The armed …

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What we know so far about Tunisia’s political crisis

Tunisia faces political, economic turmoil again as President Saied removes PM Mechichi, suspends Parliament. Often celebrated as the Arab Spring’s so-called success model, Tunisia is facing its biggest political crisis since the 2011 revolution that introduced democracy. On Sunday, President Kais Saied removed Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi, who was also …

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Neiespējamās misijas

Pēc gandrīz divdesmit gadu militāras klātbūtnes ASV pamet Afganistānu, tā arī nepanākot Rietumiem saprotamas demokrātiskas iekārtas izveidi šajā valstī. Lai sajūta, ka Rietumu misijas bijušas neveiksmīgas, nostiprinātos vēl vairāk, var pieminēt, ka Francija jūlijā paziņoja – līdz nākamā gada aprīlim tā izvedīs apmēram 5000 militārpersonu, kuras kopš 2013. gada centušās …

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Ще продължи ли Тунис да бъде успешната история на Арабската пролет?

От Арабската пролет насам, тръгнала именно от Тунис, въпросната страна често е посочвана като “успешната история” на масовите вълнения в Северна Африка, започнали през 2011-та година. Основната причина за това е тази, че в Тунис секуларистите и ислямистите успяваха да намерят компромиса помежду им, формирайки коалиционни кабинети. Тези правителства често …

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Tunisia: l’Europa non può più restare a guardare

Crisi di crescita democratica o recrudescenza autoritaria in Tunisia? Il presidente Kais Saied rimuove il primo ministro Hichem Mechichi, sospende i lavori del Parlamento e revoca l’immunità dei deputati, appellandosi all’articolo 80 della Costituzione che prevede “misure eccezionali” in caso di “pericolo imminente”. Rachid Gannouchi, presidente del Parlamento e leader …

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