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Six years on: Tunisians remember their revolution

15 January, 2017

Tunisia marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare, after official recognition of failures on economic and social fronts.

'Black day' in Bahrain as executions spark violent protests

15 January, 2017

Protests erupted in Bahrain after three Shia men were executed for allegedly killing police officers in a bomb attack, despite concerns surrounding the evidence in the case.

From Arab Spring to Winter

13 January, 2017

Comment: Six years ago, the region was awash with hope as Arabs protested and demanded change. Today's landscape is dramatically different, but who's really to blame? asks Noor El-Terk.

Shai Masot 'resigns from Israeli foreign ministry'

12 January, 2017

Shai Masot, the Israeli diplomat at the centre of an undercover video scandal, has reportedly resigned from Israel's foreign ministry.

Israeli diplomat plotting to 'take down' British MPs resigns

12 January, 2017

Shai Masot, the Israeli diplomat at the centre of an undercover video scandal, has reportedly resigned from Israel's foreign ministry.

Syrian lawmaker slams regime's preferential treatment of foreign soldiers

12 January, 2017

A Syrian lawmaker has slammed the regime for giving some potato or two loaves of bread to conscripts as daily food rations, while foreign soldiers are given plenty more.

Vanishing Illusions: Trump and Syria

11 January, 2017

Analysis: Donald Trump won't be much worse for Syrians than Obama was, but he'll be more forthright about it, writes Robin Jones.

Russia, the rival superpower?

11 January, 2017

The long read: Russia is masterfully engineering the fall of the status quo by creating chaos, deception and a crisis of credibility, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Farewell Mr President: Barack Obama delivers emotional final speech

11 January, 2017

Barack Obama gave an emotional farewell speech to the nation, where he discussed 'achievements' made during his eight year tenure and his hopes for the future.

Obama's farewell address

11 January, 2017

Barack Obama gave an emotional farewell speech to the nation, where he discussed 'achievements' made during his eight year tenure and his hopes for the future.

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