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World - Region
10/5/2023 6:22:22 PM
An Israeli physicist who has become the face of a wave of anti-government protests warns that her country risks falling under "tyranny" as the hardline government pushes through its contentious judicial overhaul.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
10/4/2023 10:09:47 AM
Farid Zahran, chairman of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party and potential presidential candidate, stated that releasing the prisoners of conscience is one of his top priorities and a fundamental step toward achieving democracy in Egypt.

Egypt - Society
9/29/2023 4:32:41 PM
Saad Eddin Ibrahim, a veteran Egyptian-American sociologist and democracy and human-rights advocate, died on Friday at the age of 85.

World - Africa
9/29/2023 12:31:04 PM
Voters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, cast their ballots on Friday for legislative elections that despite recent -- and deadly -- pro-democracy protests are unlikely to change the political scenery in the tightly controlled kingdom.

World - Region
9/20/2023 10:56:07 PM
President Joe Biden raised “hard issues,” including protecting the “checks and balances” in a democracy, in a Wednesday meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pushing Netanyahu to find a compromise on a planned judicial overhaul that has set off protests in Israel and concerns in Washington.

World - Region
9/16/2023 3:17:52 PM
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday accused the European Union of pulling away from Turkey, whose efforts to join the bloc have stalled amid criticism of Ankara's efforts to address democracy and rule of law concerns.

World - Africa
9/7/2023 12:17:14 PM
Central Africa's mediator for Gabon and the country's new military ruler have agreed to draw up a "roadmap" for restoring democratic rule following a coup last week, a regime official said.

World - Region
9/6/2023 5:07:27 PM
The European Union's enlargement commissioner told Turkey on Wednesday to address issues around democracy and the rule of law if it wants to boost its drive to join the bloc.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/5/2023 9:16:00 AM
It is our right to ask the international human rights organisations to devote more attention to the situation in Israel, the so-called oasis of democracy in the Middle East.

World - International
9/2/2023 9:35:16 AM
Pope Francis invoked the "wisdom" of the Mongolian people Saturday, in harmony with nature and embracing spirituality, while warning the young democracy of such modern-day risks as corruption and environmental ruin.

World - Africa
9/1/2023 7:38:32 PM
Nigerian President Bola Tinubu on Thursday floated the idea of a transition back to democracy in neighbouring Niger similar to the nine-month period his country underwent in the late 1990s.

World - Africa
8/29/2023 9:56:28 PM
Algeria's foreign minister on Tuesday proposed a six-month transitional plan for neighbouring Niger, whose coup leader seeks a far longer timeline back to democracy.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/25/2023 3:45:00 PM
An ECOWAS intervention in Niger further complicates the situation,

World - Africa
8/21/2023 6:24:57 PM
A call by Niger's coup leaders for a three-year transition back to democracy is "unacceptable", a representative of the West Africa bloc ECOWAS has said.

World - Africa
8/18/2023 12:42:05 PM
The United Nations on Friday slammed the generals who have seized power in Niger on "a whim" and plunged the country further into misery, demanding that constitutional order be immediately restored.

World - Region
8/12/2023 9:34:24 PM
Thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv on Saturday in the latest protest against the hard-right government's controversial judicial reform plans that opponents see as a threat to democracy.

World - Region
8/11/2023 1:27:39 PM
Tensions are escalating between Niger's new military regime and the West African regional bloc that has ordered the deployment of troops to restore Niger's flailing democracy.

World - Africa
8/8/2023 4:23:36 PM
France stands by its policy of backing efforts to "restore democracy" in Niger where the president was removed by a military coup, a diplomatic source told AFP on Tuesday.

World - Africa
8/5/2023 12:56:29 PM
Regional mediation efforts to reverse the coup in Niger and restore its democracy collapsed as soon as they started. Tensions have escalated as the Sunday deadline nears for possible military intervention by other West African countries.

World - International
8/3/2023 5:47:19 PM
Donald Trump is expected to appear in court on Thursday to answer charges of conspiring to overturn the 2020 election, a case that will cast a dark and volatile cloud over the 2024 White House race for which he remains the presumptive Republican nominee.

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