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Tunisia: KaisSaied rejects Islamist Ennahda’s call for the formation of a new government

Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Monday his rejection of conducting any consultations for the formation of a new government until the current Head of Government, Elyes Fakhfakh, has resigned or has been convicted….

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Despite calls for a ceasefire, in Libya a military escalation is expected

Despite calls from the international community to reach a ceasefire in Libya and the return of the parties to the dialogue table, the movements on the ground in recent weeks…

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FGM is now a criminal act in Sudan

Three months after Sudan’s cabinet approved amendments to the criminal code that would criminalise female genital mutilation, the sovereign council ratified the law, saying the practice “undermines the dignity of women”….

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The West condemns Erdogan’s decision to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Turkey has developed a well-established tradition of cultural conservation as well as a recognised tradition of intellectual and cultural openness. …

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The situation in Libya continues to divide the UN Security Council

On Wednesday, the United Nations Security Council reunited to discuss the situation in Libya. The permanent representative of the North-African country to the UN….

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Muslim Brotherhood uses Tunisian Parliament to attack his political opponents

As it is happening in most Arab countries and North Africa, a feeling of intolerance towards Islamist groups supported by European countries, Italy and the United Kingdom….

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Erdogan’s adviser threatens Greece with war, Europe asks to avoid any kind of incident

Mesut HakkiCasin, one of the top advisers to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Greece, saying Turkey would retaliate if Greece moves ….

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From Syria to Libya, Turkey is blackmailing the West through immigrants and terrorists

Erdogan is threatening Europe over the unfolding tensions in Libya where the Russia-backed Libyan National Army led by General Khalifa Haftar is battling the Turkey-backed Government of National Accord led by Fayez Al-Sarraj…..

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COVID19 gets Jordan to confront its tobacco problem

Jordan had banned smoking cigarettes in closed public spaces in 2008. But the implementation of the ban was non-existent and it is not surprising in a country….

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Social media monitoring in Turkey: detention, prosecutions over criticisms of Erdogan’s regime

Turkish authorities have detained and prosecuted large numbers of journalists and activists over social media posts criticizing Turkey’s regime, including the Erdogan’s management of COVID-19….