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Turkey to extend state of emergency for fifth time

16 October, 2017

Turkey will extend its state of emergency for the fifth time since the July 2016 failed coup attempt, despite claims the laws are being used to target government opponents.

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

16 October, 2017

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity and double-standards' in Palestine, writes Ben Clarke.

BDS' fight against worldwide state repression

16 October, 2017

Comment: The Israel-boycott movement is gaining strength, and attempts to close down events have only inspired activists to carry on the fight, writes Malia Bouattia.

On the front lines with Sudan's e-Rebels

16 October, 2017

In-depth: A new style of warfare is emerging, as activists using technology to organise are targeted by state-sponsored hackers, passing intercepts to Sudan's military, with deadly results, reports Austin Bodetti.

Iraqi-Kurdistan's relationship with the US has had its ups-and-downs

16 October, 2017

Analysis: While most Iraqi Kurds have a positive perception of the US, they haven't forgotten darker moments in the relationship, writes Paul Iddon.

Ex-Tunisian dictator Ben Ali makes public appearance

15 October, 2017

Photos of the ousted ex-Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali attending the lavish engagement of his daughter appeared online on Friday.

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

10 October, 2017

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, writes Sam Hamad.

Lebanon's biospheres of sorrow

05 October, 2017

Comment: The health of Lebanon's environment is inextricably linked to that of its people. The government is destroying them both, writes Myra Al-Rahim.

UAE 'bankrolling' lobbying campaign to whitewash Egypt's Sisi

05 October, 2017

The UAE has been bankrolling efforts to improve the image of Egypt's oppressive government in the US, according to leaked emails of the UAE's ambassador to Washington.

Can democracy flourish even as political parties decline?

04 October, 2017

Comment: For democracy to appeal to those who do not live under it, and retain the commitment of those who do, it has to work properly, writes Robert Springborg.

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