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Could Egypt's #MeToo movement be the tinder for a 'feminist revolution'?

Could Egypt's #MeToo movement be the tinder for a 'feminist revolution'?

In just two months, Egypt’s burgeoning #MeToo movement has exposed sexual assaults, spurred legal reform and emboldened hundreds of abuse victims including celebrities to speak out, sparking a long-overdue debate about gender inequality. Now, rights activists in the conservative country...

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Down but not out, Haftar still looms over Libya peace process

Down but not out, Haftar still looms over Libya peace process

His assault on Libya's capital has collapsed. Foreign powers have tried to sideline him. But military commander Khalifa Haftar still sits astride oil terminals, with enough fire power and political sway to thwart any plans for peace. Having failed in his bid for national rule, Haftar, 76,...

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Yemen rebels mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' with stacks of cash

Yemen rebels mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' with stacks of cash

Huthi rebels marked 2,000 days of "resistance" against the Saudi-led coalition in war-torn Yemen Thursday with a display of stacks of cash, food and other donations presented to their fighters. The coalition intervened in the Yemen war in March 2015 to bolster the internationally recognised...

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Libyans tired of temporary solutions: Libya's UN envoy

Libyans tired of temporary solutions: Libya's UN envoy

Libya's envoy to the UN has said Libyans are tired of "temporary stages" and hoping to end the conflict and reach elections and "a permanent constitution". This came during talks with the Secretary-General of the UN Antonio Guterres on Wednesday evening in New York on the sidelines of the...

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