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Detox | What was life like before 2011?
Something was bubbling right under the surface, threatening to overflow.
Sudan’s revolution 1 year on: Families of disappeared, martyrs still wait for justice
Mohammed Amin | Military members of the government, especially Hemedti, are likely responsible for the violence.
President’s eldest son, Mahmoud al-Sisi, sidelined from powerful intelligence position to diplomatic mission in Russia
The move seeks to alleviate growing tensions within the intelligence apparatus about his role
Southern Lebanon is in revolt too
Omar Said | “They say we are against the revolution? Who? The people of the South? We are the resistance.”
Lebanon’s Tripoli rises above lingering effects of war to revolt
Omar Said | The demonstrations in Tripoli have a different feel from those in the rest of the country.
Conversations from the Lebanese uprising | Ahmad El Assi: The movement is an opportunity to end the civil war
Omar Said | Our tactical demand is establishing a transitional government that has financial & social priorities
Biggest wave of arrests since Sisi took office: 1909 people detained
Amnesty International demanded that the authorities allow protests to take place tomorrow
Mohamed Ali fallout continues: Sisi mulls canceling New York trip amid high-level meetings to combat ‘destabilization campaign’
General Intelligence Service Chief Abbas Kamel believes that the move would send a negative message.
12 killed in nationwide anti-austerity demonstrations in Sudan as police use tear gas and live rounds to disperse protesters
Popular protests in Sudan sparked by inflation, food shortages and rising prices enter third day
 
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Opinion
Omar Robert Hamilton
Carbon Colonies & A Green New Deal
Can the climate emergency show us how to see through the political stasis of our current regimes?
Soheir Asaad
Tali’at: Our Struggle to Reclaim Politics
Our national struggle has yet to develop a radical, non-hierarchical understanding of liberation
Omar Sirri and Renad Mansour
Surviving on violence: Iraq’s political elite
Violence has helped to sustain this status quo and prevent meaningful reform that could help Iraqis.
 
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News
Heavy security clampdown on anti-Sisi protests as state mobilizes supporters to rally
Scattered protests emerge in cities across Egypt Friday night
10 people released, 2 journalists detained following protests against US Jerusalem announcement
Interior Ministry forbids downtown Cairo protest against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Cairo demonstrators protest US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, arrests reported
Itinerant teachers stage protest to demand posts in their home governorates
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