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Monday, 14 June 2021
Authorities in Algiers announced Monday they had banned an opposition rally set for the capital next Saturday to call for an end to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's rule
Two roadside bomb attacks on Monday in a Sunni Arab town south of the Iraqi capital killed five people, including three soldiers
Tunisia's parliament met Monday to vote emergency powers for the country's interim president after the government banned the ruling party of ousted leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Jordan's most popular news website, Ammonnews, accused the security services on Monday of taking it offline after it published a statement that denounced "a crisis of authority" in the kingdom
Whistleblower Julian Assange begins his legal battle against extradition to Sweden, the outcome of which could see him sent to Guantanamo Bay or death row in the US, his lawyer claims
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon started a hearing on the crime of terrorism listed in an indictment draft
Japan remains angry with Russian endeavors in disputed islands
Israeli withdrawal from a village along the border with Lebanon was put on hold due to political deadlock
Sudan secession referendum results will be announced in a ceremony by President Omar al-Bashir and southern leader Salva Kiir
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans to launch several home-built satellites by March 2012
Tunisian's new government suspends former ruling party activities after allegations that its officials wanted to spread chaos
The United Nations calls for restraint amid Thai-Cambodia clashes
Jordan's new Prime Minister faces potential upheaval less than a week after appointment
The United States is ill-equipped to deal with a major oil catastrophe in Alaska
Kuwait accepted the resignation of its interior minister and appointed Sheikh Ahmed al-Hamoud al-Sabah as his replacement
An Algerian man doused himself with fuel and tried to set himself on fire on Sunday during a small protest outside a government ministry in the capital to demand more jobs
Turkey's prime minister praised booming ties with one-time foe Syria, saying that a joint dam project at the border between the two neighbours would further strengthen cooperation
A group of members of major tribes, which form the backbone of the regime in Jordan, condemned the country's "crisis of authority" and corruption, warning of a popular revolt
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