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World - Africa
10/2/2022 8:28:48 PM
Burkina Faso's ousted coup leader has offered his resignation as long as his security and other conditions were met, and the new junta leader who overthrew him has accepted the deal, religious leaders mediating the West African nation's latest political crisis said Sunday.

World - Region
10/1/2022 1:01:30 PM
Scuffles broke out between protesters and security forces injuring dozens as thousands gathered Saturday in Iraq's capital to mark three years since nationwide demonstrations erupted against endemic corruption.

World - Region
9/29/2022 6:15:34 PM
Lebanon's parliament failed to elect a new president after a first round of voting Thursday amid deep divisions over a replacement for Michel Aoun whose term expires next month.

World - Region
9/17/2022 8:19:30 PM
Dressed in black, 21 million pilgrims from around the world massed in the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday for the Arbaeen commemoration, against the backdrop of a political crisis.

World - Africa
9/7/2022 7:29:04 PM
The troubled central African country of Burundi was plunged into fresh turmoil on Wednesday when President Evariste Ndayishimiye replaced his prime minister after warning of a "coup" plot.

World - Region
8/31/2022 1:40:10 PM
A months-long political crisis in Iraq showed little sign of abating Wednesday despite a fresh push for negotiations after nearly 24 hours of deadly violence between rival Shia factions ended.

World - Region
8/30/2022 8:28:35 PM
Iraqi President Barham Saleh on Tuesday encouraged early legislative elections to settle a political crisis that escalated into deadly clashes this week, killing dozens and wounding hundreds more.

World - Region
8/29/2022 5:05:00 PM
Hundreds of followers of an influential Shia cleric stormed Iraq's government palace on Monday shortly after he announced he was withdrawing from politics, further deepening an unprecedented political crisis.

World - Region
8/27/2022 7:41:48 PM
Clashes between backers of rival governments killed at least 12 people and damaged six hospitals in Libya's capital Saturday, sparking fears that a political crisis could spiral into a major new conflict.

World - Region
8/27/2022 3:44:21 PM
Iraq's caretaker Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi warned Saturday that the political crisis in the country is threatening security achievements made in past years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/25/2022 8:06:04 PM
As the political crisis rages on and it is unclear what stakeholders will do next, Iraqis should work out what to do in order to prevent their country falling apart.

World - Africa
8/22/2022 10:54:49 AM
Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga has filed an online petition to the country's top court, his lawyer told AFP Monday, challenging the result of the August 9 election that handed victory to his rival William Ruto.

World - Africa
8/20/2022 9:42:50 PM
Kenya's veteran politician Raila Odinga on Saturday defended plans to make a court challenge to the results of last week's "joke" election that handed victory to Deputy President William Ruto.

World - Region
8/16/2022 3:17:22 PM
Iraq's finance minister resigned Tuesday, two government officials said, over the country's worst political crisis in years involving an influential Shiite cleric and his Iran-aligned rivals.

World - Region
8/14/2022 12:05:07 PM
Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq's political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating gridlock that has further weakened the country's caretaker government and its ability to provide basic services.

World - Region
8/5/2022 2:57:00 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis heeded the call of an influential Shia cleric to gather in a show of strength for a mass prayer in the heart of Baghdad's heavily fortified government zone on Friday. The gathering took place amid an escalating political crisis that has put the country's capital on edge.

World - Region
8/3/2022 9:07:54 PM
Powerful Shia leader Moqtada Sadr, whose bloc won the most seats in Iraq's elections last year, demanded Wednesday that parliament be dissolved and new elections be called.

World - Region
7/30/2022 12:30:19 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr penetrated Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament on Saturday in a deepening political crisis.

World - Region
7/16/2022 2:37:56 PM
Iraq's caretaker prime minister, whose country is mired in political crisis, says it is in Iraq's interest to keep pushing for a rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to ease regional tensions.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/6/2022 7:00:24 PM
It's not a summer heat wave that's making European leaders and businesses sweat. It's fear that Russia's manipulation of natural gas supplies will lead to an economic and political crisis next winter.

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