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Arab Spring: one year on

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Tunisian parliament vote on new constitution

Tunisia’s parliament began voting on a new constitution on Friday, three years after the Arab Spring uprising that spread across the Arab world

Tunisia’s parliament began voting on a new constitution on Friday, three years after the Arab Spring uprising that spread across the Arab world

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Three years on, Tunisia uprising marked by angry demos

Police have stepped up security in Tunisia’s capital amid angry protests against the government. The demonstrations mark three years since a young

Police have stepped up security in Tunisia’s capital amid angry protests against the government. The demonstrations mark three years since a young

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Turkish TV - a device for social change in the Arab world?

The ‘Arab Spring’ has changed several political regimes in the Middle East, shaping modern culture in the Arab World. With Turkey’s political

The ‘Arab Spring’ has changed several political regimes in the Middle East, shaping modern culture in the Arab World. With Turkey’s political

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OPEC: Saudi Arabia producing too much oil

OPEC has called on Saudi Arabia to cut oil production ahead of a two-day conference in Vienna. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OPEC has called on Saudi Arabia to cut oil production ahead of a two-day conference in Vienna. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries

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Egypt allows Mubarak PM back into presidential race

Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafiq is to be allowed to stand in the country’s presidential race after his appeal against disqualification

Former Egyptian prime minister Ahmed Shafiq is to be allowed to stand in the country’s presidential race after his appeal against disqualification

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Egypt bans former Mubarak officials from the presidency

The Egyptian parliament has banned officials who worked under deposed leader Hosni Mubarak from running for the presidency. The new law could thwart

The Egyptian parliament has banned officials who worked under deposed leader Hosni Mubarak from running for the presidency. The new law could thwart

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Last-minute contenders spice up Egypt presidential election

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater has has shaken up the presidential election map in Egypt. He has decided to campaign for office despite

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater has has shaken up the presidential election map in Egypt. He has decided to campaign for office despite

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Tunisian lawmaker talks of turbulent year

One year after Tunisia’s revolution, what has changed there? How is the work of the Constituent Assembly going? What future can be expected by the

One year after Tunisia’s revolution, what has changed there? How is the work of the Constituent Assembly going? What future can be expected by the

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Teen shot dead as Egpyt football protests erupt

A 13-year-old boy was shot dead in Egypt’s Port Said on Saturday during continuing protests over last month’s deadly football riots. Eighteen

A 13-year-old boy was shot dead in Egypt’s Port Said on Saturday during continuing protests over last month’s deadly football riots. Eighteen

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Inside Syrian unrest

The Arab uprisings of 2011 changed the role of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. Barriers to freedom of information have been

The Arab uprisings of 2011 changed the role of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. Barriers to freedom of information have been

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Libya's oil-rich east declares autonomy from Tripoli

Tribal chiefs and militia commanders in Libya’s east have declared semi-autonomy for the oil-rich region. They made the announcement at a meeting in

Tribal chiefs and militia commanders in Libya’s east have declared semi-autonomy for the oil-rich region. They made the announcement at a meeting in

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Mubarak fate to be announced in June

The verdict following the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be announced on June 2. He is charged with ordering the killing of

The verdict following the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be announced on June 2. He is charged with ordering the killing of

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Arab Spring at Berlin's Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival has focused on Arab film-makers who documented last year’s uprisings in the Middle East and north

The Berlin International Film Festival has focused on Arab film-makers who documented last year’s uprisings in the Middle East and north

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Misrata leads the way to a democratic Libya

The residents of Libya’s battle-scarred city of Misrata went to the polls yesterday to elect a local council. During the conflict many cities

The residents of Libya’s battle-scarred city of Misrata went to the polls yesterday to elect a local council. During the conflict many cities

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Mina Daniel: Egypt's Che Guevara

Long-awaited presidential elections in Egypt will begin in June, but this is too late for coptic Christian Mina Daniel. Whilst protesting for

Long-awaited presidential elections in Egypt will begin in June, but this is too late for coptic Christian Mina Daniel. Whilst protesting for

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Libyans mark anniversary of Gaddafi's ouster

Libyans have been celebrating the first anniversary of the uprising against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The celebrations have been centered on

Libyans have been celebrating the first anniversary of the uprising against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The celebrations have been centered on

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Education and the Arab Spring

Uprisings have swept through several countries in the Arab world. From Tunisia to Libya, Egypt and others, the so-called Arab Spring has brought a

Uprisings have swept through several countries in the Arab world. From Tunisia to Libya, Egypt and others, the so-called Arab Spring has brought a

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Arab uprisings: a varied economic impact in the region

How have the uprisings in the Arab world impacted economies across the region and what are the growth prospects of the countries in the Middle East

How have the uprisings in the Arab world impacted economies across the region and what are the growth prospects of the countries in the Middle East

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Libya marks revolt anniversary amid warnings over militias

It was the birthplace of Libya’s revolution. And a year after protests first began in Benghazi, the people of the eastern city have taken to the

It was the birthplace of Libya’s revolution. And a year after protests first began in Benghazi, the people of the eastern city have taken to the

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Bahrain activists urge more protests despite bloodshed

One year on, their demands for reform remain unmet. Yet Bahrain’s pro-democracy demonstrators are still calling for political, social and economic

One year on, their demands for reform remain unmet. Yet Bahrain’s pro-democracy demonstrators are still calling for political, social and economic

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Bahrain: Security clampdown on uprising anniversary

Armoured vehicles have been patrolling Bahrain’s capital in a clampdown after clashes marked the first anniversary of pro-democracy protests. Their

Armoured vehicles have been patrolling Bahrain’s capital in a clampdown after clashes marked the first anniversary of pro-democracy protests. Their

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Unrest on first anniversary of Bahrain protests

Violent skirmishes between young men and the security forces marred an attempt to mark the first anniversary of the failed pro-democracy uprising in

Violent skirmishes between young men and the security forces marred an attempt to mark the first anniversary of the failed pro-democracy uprising in

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One year on a new message in Tahrir Square

Protesters are back in Tahrir Square in Egypt with a new message as the first anniversary of President Mubarak’s fall approaches. They are calling

Protesters are back in Tahrir Square in Egypt with a new message as the first anniversary of President Mubarak’s fall approaches. They are calling

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Give Tunisia's economy time, Marzouki tells euronews

Nearly two months after his election, the challenges facing Tunisia’s new President Moncef Marzouki are daunting. More than a year after the

Nearly two months after his election, the challenges facing Tunisia’s new President Moncef Marzouki are daunting. More than a year after the

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Egypt between hope and disillusion

On the crest of Tunisia’s revolutionary wave one year ago, Egyptians rose up as well, removing president Mubarak from power. Today their hopes seem

On the crest of Tunisia’s revolutionary wave one year ago, Egyptians rose up as well, removing president Mubarak from power. Today their hopes seem

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Post-revolution Egypt still not at peace with itself

Thousands of Egyptians have packed into Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the revolt that brought an end to the three decades rule of

Thousands of Egyptians have packed into Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the revolt that brought an end to the three decades rule of

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Anger overshadows Egypt's uprising anniversary

Cairo’s Tahrir square, the cradle of Egypt’s revolution, was thronging with people once again on Wednesday, this time more in celebration than in

Cairo’s Tahrir square, the cradle of Egypt’s revolution, was thronging with people once again on Wednesday, this time more in celebration than in

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Egypt split over success of revolution

It is a year since Egyptian protesters began their uprising which lead to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak. To mark the anniversary

It is a year since Egyptian protesters began their uprising which lead to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak. To mark the anniversary

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Egypt partially lifts state of emergency law

Egypt has announced its state of emergency law is going to be lifted. The move was declared by the head of the country’s ruling military council

Egypt has announced its state of emergency law is going to be lifted. The move was declared by the head of the country’s ruling military council

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Egyptians freer yet hungrier

Egypt is measuring its national pride one year after its historic revolution. But in spite of many efforts, poverty is booming, foreign currency

Egypt is measuring its national pride one year after its historic revolution. But in spite of many efforts, poverty is booming, foreign currency