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Five out of 23 candidates selected by a government-appointed elections committee are running today in an effort by the military-backed regime to maintain its grip on power

Candidates have registered for next month’s presidential election in defiance of the protest movement. Amira Howeidy reports

The landslide victory of anti-establishment candidate Kais Saied in Tunisia’s presidential elections has been described as a second revolutionary wave, writes Amira Howeidy

Tunisians were glued to their TV screens this week to watch unprecedented televised debates between the country’s presidential elections candidates

Algeria’s army chief of staff has rejected an initiative by nationalist figures that could have offered a breakthrough in the stalemate in the country

Calls to boycott Algeria’s presidential elections scheduled for July are gaining momentum

Algerians on both sides of the divide are grappling with the country’s future after the resignation of former president Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika

Algeria’s president Abdel-Aziz Bouteflika has resigned following an ultimatum by the army chief of staff


Tarek Al-Bishri tells Amira Howeidy of the lasting significance of the 1919 Revolution

A US federal court in Arkansas has ruled in favour of criminalising the boycott of Israel while the Senate is voting to advance a federal anti-BDS bill

Bills to criminalise the boycotting of Israel in the United States have failed to pass the US Senate thus far, but efforts seem set to continue

The centenary of Egypt’s 1919 Revolution will see many recalling its events and historical outcomes. But 1918 was almost as crucial a year, as the memoirs of revolutionary leader Saad Zaghloul explain


Born in Canada, former PLO legal advisor Diana Buttu grew up shielded from the trauma of her parent's displacement- only to come of age between the two Intifadas, as she tells Amira Howeidy

Palestinian gazelle leaps to the other side

Hamas and Cairo are trying to salvage the reconciliation agreement with extended talks and a roadmap



The arrest of a prominent Palestinian rights defender by the PA has invited criticism of President Abbas’s growing authoritarianism

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