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Militias in Libya committed war crimes, says rights group
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Militias in Libya committed war crimes, says rights group

Human Rights Watch said it in its report issued Monday that both sides committed serious violations during the fighting, including attacking civilians, indiscriminate bombardment and destruction, looting and burning of properties.

Libya: Toll continues to mount as rival militiamen clash in Benghazi
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Libya: Toll continues to mount as rival militiamen clash in Benghazi

Libya is witnessing its worst spasm of violence since former dictator Muanmar Gadhafi was toppled and killed in 2011.

Did UAE, Egypt's airstrikes quell US hopes of stability in Libya?
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Did UAE, Egypt's airstrikes quell US hopes of stability in Libya?

US-led international efforts to secure Libya are clearly fraying with the growing impatience in the region with Libya witnessing the worst violence since Gaddafi was ousted in 2011.

Muslim Brothers’ death sentence: Why repression isn't good for Egypt
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Muslim Brothers’ death sentence: Why repression isn't good for Egypt

he new Egypt that has to be willed and created into being must have a plural ingress with space for all shades of political opinion and have a place for all. It is here that the United States can and must play a role. This could be the beginning of a bold and beautiful relationship between the West and the world of Islam.

Yemen: Ceasefire between govt and rebels fails to take effect
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Yemen: Ceasefire between govt and rebels fails to take effect

The Houthi insurgents - named after the tribe of their leader - as well as the defense ministry's newspaper, 26 September, posted details of the ceasefire on their websites late on Sunday.

Must bring in reforms in police structure: Rahul Gandhi
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Must bring in reforms in police structure: Rahul Gandhi

Suggesting police highhandedness contributed to the Arab spring, Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a strong pitch for police reforms as he interacted with street vendors.

Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law
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Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.

Not just AAP: Rise of the anti-party a global lesson for Cong, BJP
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Not just AAP: Rise of the anti-party a global lesson for Cong, BJP

whether it's the AAP or the Action of Dissatisfied Citizens (ANO) in the Czech Republic, the Five Star Movement in Italy or the Tea Party Movement in the US, these movements are rallying people together on a “not this kind of government” platform.

Egypt is worst country in Arab world to be a woman: Survey
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Egypt is worst country in Arab world to be a woman: Survey

Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.

Twitter may overthrow dictators, but can it make money?
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Twitter may overthrow dictators, but can it make money?

For all its power and reach, Twitter gushes losses — $65 million in the third quarter, nearly three times more than it lost a year ago.

Twitter may overthrow dictators, but can it make money?
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Twitter may overthrow dictators, but can it make money?

For all its power and reach, Twitter gushes losses - $65 million in the third quarter, nearly three times more than it lost a year ago.

Is it time to review the tussle between Islamism and the Arab state?
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Is it time to review the tussle between Islamism and the Arab state?

Islamism or political Islam was and is a political philosophy. It saw accretions such as the Western influence on the Arab world as an alien and alienating phenomenon which needed to be purged and the Arab state aligned with the Arab nation.

Round Table: Which social network is the most influential?
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Round Table: Which social network is the most influential?

Facebook and Twitter are the go-to places for all manner of discussion, activism, and talk, but they differ in terms of reach and influence. Which has a stronger hold on the imagination?

Tunisians take to Facebook to protest extremist Ramadan fasting changes in the country
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Tunisians take to Facebook to protest extremist Ramadan fasting changes in the country

The Internet has always been the voice of dissent and dissent manages to find its way one way or the other. This time, it has come across through a Tunisian

Morsi's ouster in Egypt: Is Arab Spring finally over?
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Morsi's ouster in Egypt: Is Arab Spring finally over?

The Arab Spring — a momentous revolution — was and is of world historical significance. Judging and gauging the fallout and significance and import of a world historical development by years or even decades is a fallacy.

Coup? What coup? Egyptians see no evil in Morsi's ouster
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Coup? What coup? Egyptians see no evil in Morsi's ouster

Don't mention the coup. Certainly not on Tahrir Square, or pretty much anywhere in polite, liberal society in Egypt

Why the Egyptian army ousted Morsi: All you need to know
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Why the Egyptian army ousted Morsi: All you need to know

Egypt was the centerpiece of the Islamist movement's vault to power in the Arab world's sweeping wave of uprisings. Winning election after election here, the Islamists vowed to prove they could govern effectively and implement their vision of political Islam, all while embracing the rules of democracy.

Full text: Statement by Egypt's military chief
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Full text: Statement by Egypt's military chief

Egypt's first democratically elected president was overthrown by the military Wednesday, ousted after just one year in office by the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought the Islamist leader to power.

The real tragedy of self-immolation: Nobody cares
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The real tragedy of self-immolation: Nobody cares

Whether in Syria or Palestine, Greece, Italy or Vietnam, or China individuals continue to go up in flames as a gesture of protest but crowds just look on. Is self-immolation worth the price anymore?

Twitter user? You're going straight to hell, says Saudi religious police head
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Twitter user? You're going straight to hell, says Saudi religious police head

We use Twitter to connect with people we idolise, friends, maybe even family. You write about your day, share interesting articles you come across and post