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The legislation will force the president, ministers, senior public sector officials, banks, judges, security forces, journalists and unions to declare their property.

Libyan authorities have transferred a number of migrants said to be in 'critical' conditions to hospital after the discovery of around 100 people in shipping containers.

Pressure piles on Tunisian prime minister amid economic crisis

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Pressure piles on Tunisian prime minister amid economic crisis

Tunisia's president has called on hiws premier to resign,following months of clashes over reforms and economic policy.

Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of <em>uprising</em> in Daraa

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Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters and their families were evacuated from Daraa in south Syria.

Malta and France 'agree to take 100 migrants': Italy

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Malta and France 'agree to take 100 migrants': Italy

Malta and France agreed to take 100 of the 450 migrants who were rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, claiming victory in the ...

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Syrian rebels quit Daraa, cradle of 2011 uprising

The announcement marks a major military and symbolic victory since the Syrian regime responded violently to largely peaceful protesters in 2011.

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IS-linked group seizes village in south Syria

An Islamic State group affiliate took control of Heet, near the Jordanian border, despite Russian and regime air strikes against them.

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Libya resumes oil exports from eastern terminals following clashes

The internationally recognised National Oil Company said production and export levels would return to 'normal levels' within hours.

Francois Burgat and Bjorn Olav Utvik

Keeping Abul Fotouh behind bars puts Egypt in chains

Comment: Five years after a military coup d'etat, the achievements of Egypt's 2011 revolution have been liquidated, and no dissenting ...

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Paul Iddon

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Analysis: Tens of thousands of rebels remain in Idlib, Kurds hold several territories and US troops are also active in the north, notes Paul ...

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Dozens of Syria pro-regime fighters killed in rebel attack

An attack on Syrian regime fighters left dozens dead and more wounded in the bloodiest opposition assault on the area in three years.

Tunisia pays tribute to security forces killed in attack

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Tunisia pays tribute to security forces killed in attack

Tunisia paid tribute to six members of its security forces killed in a militant attack as the country hoped for a surge in tourism.

EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

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EU parliament head in Libya urges trafficker 'blacklist'

As the EU grapples with the issue of migration from Africa and the Middle East, European Parliament chief in Libya called for a 'blacklist' of ...

Egypt arrests top customs official on corruption charges

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Egypt arrests top customs official on corruption charges

Egyptian authorities have detained the head of the country's customs authority on corruption charges, accused of accepting 1 million Egyptian ...

Italy pens 'friendship deal' with Libya to return migrants

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Italy pens 'friendship deal' with Libya to return migrants

The deal reactivates a 2008 treaty that had Libya working to stop migrant flows in exchange for billions in Italian investment.

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Thousands of Syrians return to Daraa after ceasefire deal

More than 28,000 displaced people returned to Daraa after rebels struck a ceasefire deal with regime ally Russia.

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Syrian regime troops advance toward Jordan border crossing

Cash-strapped Damascus hopes to capture the Nassib border crossing to reopen trade with Jordan.

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Syrian regime pounds Daraa with hundreds of missiles

The heavy air strikes come after rebel groups on Wednesday rejected tough Russian ceasefire proposals in Syria's south.

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Jordan, Israel must open borders to Daraa refugees: HRW

At least 270,000 Syrians have been displaced since the regime launched its Daraa offensive, and tens of thousands are stuck in limbo along ...

UNRWA chief visits Syria's pulverised Yarmouk refugee camp

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UNRWA chief visits Syria's pulverised Yarmouk refugee camp

Yarmouk, which was meant as haven for displaced Palestinians, had come to symbolise a humanitarian catastrophe that caused some of the worst ...

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Axis of Least Resistance: Bashar al-Assad 'now Israel's ally'

Israel is keen for Assad to remain in power and defeat his opponents now that it has strong leverage with him through Russia, according to ...

Egypt's World Cup: A spectacular own goal for Sisi

Robert Springborg

Egypt's World Cup: A spectacular own goal for Sisi

Comment: Sisi's attempt to co-opt Mo Salah and the Egyptian team has had disastrous consequences for everyone, writes Robert Springborg.

Regime reclaims more ground in south Syria: monitor

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Regime reclaims more ground in south Syria: monitor

At least four villages in southern Syria were passed onto regime control on Sunday, the latest in a series of regained ground after the ...

Rebels re-enter Russian-brokered negotiations over Daraa

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Rebels re-enter Russian-brokered negotiations over Daraa

Syrian rebels and local officials have restarted talks with regime ally Russia over the fate of the key southern region of Daraa.

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