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Al-Shabaab: Should the Somali president open talks with the terror group?

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Tunisian Commission Hears Internet Freedom Testimonies From Dictatorship

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Hosni Mubarak acquitted of killing 800 protesters, so, who killed them?

Egyptian Courts have found no criminal evidence against Hosni Mubarak over his involvement in killing of 800+ protesters during 2011 uprising in Egypt. This...

Brotherhood hails Turkish president’s defence of group

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Jammeh’s Plot To Destroy Gambia

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Anti-Government Protesters killed in Ethiopia, 97 dead as per Amnesty International

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Death toll of Libya’s Tripoli electoral commission attack hits 16, ISIS...

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