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Algeria sentences another protest figure to jail

Algeria sentences another protest figure to jail

An Algerian court Monday sentenced another leading figure in the country's anti-regime protest movement to one year in prison, part of a crackdown on activists, a support group said. Abdelouahab Fersaoui, who heads the civic group Youth Action Rally (RAJ), was arrested in October during a...

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Algeria jails journalist for 'concealment of equipment' during protests

Algeria jails journalist for 'concealment of equipment' during protests

An Algerian court Sunday sentenced to eight months in jail a journalist who had provided images of months-long anti-government protests to foreign media, a prisoners' support group and a non-government organization said. Sofiane Merakchi, a correspondent for Lebanese TV channel Al-Mayadeen,...

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Ex-head of Libya's anti-Qadhafi revolt dies of coronavirus: party

Ex-head of Libya's anti-Qadhafi revolt dies of coronavirus: party

Mahmud Jibril, the former head of the rebel government that overthrew Libyan dictator Moamer Qadhafi in 2011, died Sunday of the coronavirus, his party said. Jibril, 68, died in Cairo where he had been hospitalized for two weeks, said Khaled al-Mrimi, secretary of the Alliance of National...

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Yemen's warring parties accuse each other of attacking pipeline

Yemen's warring parties accuse each other of attacking pipeline

 Warring factions in Yemen accused each other on Sunday of attacking an oil pipeline pumping station in the central province of Marib, where clashes have raged for weeks and displaced tens of thousands of civilians. The oil ministry of the internationally-recognized, Saudi-backed...

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