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Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/30/2021 11:04:06 PM
The Arab countries have only one seat at the Summit for Democracy planned by US President Joe Biden, but there may be little to regret, writes Salah Nasrawi

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/30/2021 10:14:31 PM
Democratic aspirations have stalled across the Arab world, drawing attention to the principles that must be in place before they can succeed, writes Hussein Haridy

World - Region
11/30/2021 12:36:20 PM
A well-known Turkish defence analyst and founder of the opposition Democracy and Progress Party (DEVA), Metin Gurcan, has been jailed on charges of "political and military espionage," local media reported on Tuesday.

World - International
11/24/2021 2:17:45 PM
China and Russia reacted furiously Wednesday to US President Joe Biden's planned democracy summit, which will exclude them, with Beijing angered over an invitation for Taiwan and the Kremlin branding it divisive.

World - International
11/24/2021 12:01:36 PM
Joe Biden has invited Taiwan to a virtual summit on democracy alongside more than 100 countries -- a move that sparked indignation from authoritarian China, which is not on the list.

World - Region
11/22/2021 2:18:47 PM
Sudanese authorities have released several civilian leaders detained since last month's military takeover, a key plank in a deal aimed to restore a fragile transition process towards full democracy, one said Monday.

World - International
11/22/2021 1:02:33 PM
Democracy is deteriorating across the world, with countries notably taking undemocratic and unnecessary actions to contain the coronavirus pandemic, an intergovernmental body said in its new report Monday.

World - Africa
11/20/2021 8:12:50 PM
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned a shadowy Russian company with connections to the Kremlin not to interfere in efforts aimed at restoring democracy in the West African nation of Mali.

World - Africa
11/17/2021 1:45:32 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken opened his first official visit to Africa in Kenya with an appeal Wednesday for the preservation of democracy and inclusion in politically and ethnically fractured societies.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 12:11:39 PM
Antony Blinken was heading Tuesday on his first trip as secretary of state to sub-Saharan Africa, hoping to demonstrate a broad commitment focused on democracy and climate change even as crises in Ethiopia and Sudan put security front and centre.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 6:12:05 PM
Pro-democracy protesters prepared Saturday to launch a two-day civil disobedience campaign against Sudan's military takeover, as Arab mediators were expected in Khartoum to defuse the crisis.

Opinion -
11/1/2021 12:27:46 PM
Hyper-partisanship has resulted in a paralyzed Congress that can't pass legislation to save lives from disease or guns, protect the environment, or even ensure the right to vote.

World - Region
10/27/2021 10:06:56 AM
Sudanese security forces detained three prominent pro-democracy figures, family members and activists said Wednesday, as international pressure mounted on the country's military to walk back the coup it staged earlier this week.

World - Region
10/21/2021 6:00:13 PM
Tens of thousands of supporters of Sudan's transition to a civilian-led democracy took to the streets Thursday, as rival demonstrators kept up a sit-in demanding a return to military rule.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/13/2021 9:59:00 AM
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby shared his thoughts on the role of spiritual leaders to resist tyranny, support democracy, and agree on how to disagree with Al-Ahram Weekly during his visit to Egypt last week.

World - Region
10/2/2021 1:02:18 PM
Qataris began voting in the emirate's first legislative election Saturday in a symbolic nod to democracy that analysts say will not lead to power shifting away from the ruling family

World - Region
9/12/2021 3:48:06 PM
Political analyst Bassam al-Qazwini said the people of Iraq and Afghanistan paid the price of the US invasions after 9/11, not the quickly collapsing regimes in those countries

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/9/2021 10:12:00 AM
Egypt participated in two conferences in Austria on the future of democracy and the global war against terrorism

World - International
9/1/2021 10:42:51 AM
Francis called for Christians across the world to engage in 'prayer, penance and fasting' in the face of events in Afghanistan

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/21/2021 9:30:00 AM
Al-Ahram Weekly reports on Qatar’s first ever legislative elections — to take place before the World Cup

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