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US warns Russia on Syria chemical attack report

23 January, 2018

Washington rebukes Russia over unconfirmed reports of another chemical attack carried out by the Syria regime.

Bahrain detains dozens in mass crackdown on dissent

21 January, 2018

Bahrain's interior minister said security forces have arrested 47 'terrorist agents' and foiled attacks across the country, including planned killings of 'officials and public figures'.

UN chief wants Syria gas attacks probe revived

19 January, 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the Security Council to revive efforts to punish those responsible for chemical weapons use in Syria.

IMF denies pressuring Tunisia to adopt austerity measures

19 January, 2018

The International Monetary Fund says 'outdated' views about its work are leading to misplaced anger against the Fund.

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: (Part II)

18 January, 2018

Comment: Essebsi is thwarting the fight against corruption, stalling transitional justice and postponing municipal elections. The 2018 protests should serve as a warning, writes Khadija Mohsen-Finan.

A return to authoritarianism in Tunisia: (Part I)

18 January, 2018

Comment: On the anniversary of a revolution that brought hope to many, Tunisians are back on the streets. Khadija Mohsen-Finan looks back at what became of democratic transition, post-2011.

Shocking 200,000 people displaced in Syria in past month

18 January, 2018

Despite Idlib being one of the de-escalation zones, pro-regime shelling has intensified and caused one of the worst displacement surges in Syria since the start of the conflict.

US signals open-ended military presence in Syria

18 January, 2018

Despite Trump arguing against his predecessors' military interventions while running as a candidate, his presidency has brought about an open-ended military presence in Syria

Scores of Eastern Ghouta children killed in early January

17 January, 2018

UNICEF has slammed the deteriorating condition in the Syrian city of Eastern Ghouta, where escalating violence has left over 30 children dead in the first two weeks of 2018.

Syria opposition to attend UN peace talks in Vienna

16 January, 2018

The Syrian opposition has announced their intention to attend the UN peace talks in Vienna, previously held in Geneva

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