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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

Palestinian prisoners in Israel ended a mass hunger strike this week, claiming victory in the struggle for better conditions and basic rights

On the 69th anniversary of the 1948 Palestinian 'Nakba', Ahram Online republishes a review of of Salman Abu Sitta's Mapping My Return: A Palestinian Memoir, Cairo: AUC Press, 2016. pp318

Did the resignation of ESCWA’s chief over a UN report describing Israel as an apartheid state let the genie out of the bottle?

Sunday’s church bombing in central Cairo, claimed by Islamic State, left 24 dead and a dark cloud of unresolved anger

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