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Egypt's parliament votes to expand Sisi's powers

3 days 12 hours ago
Egypt's Parliament has approved constitutional changes that will allow President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to tighten his grip on government and stay in power until 2030, as authorities block a growing online petition against the changes.

'Arab Spring 2.0' is a reboot full of bugs

6 days 19 hours ago
The acts of hope and courage shown in Algeria and Sudan over the past weeks felt ever so fleetingly like a reprise of 2011's broad social awakening across the Arab world. But "Arab Spring 2.0," as it has been called, is a reboot full of bugs that many users may seek to uninstall.

Israel's final vote count is in

1 week 1 day ago
With vote counting completed, Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party has finished ahead in Israel's general election, with 36 seats. Contender Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party trailed by one seat, with 35.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards, explained

1 week 4 days ago
The United States put Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on its list of terrorist groups Monday, in an unprecedented move against another country's armed forces bound to ratchet up tensions with Tehran and have implications for the region.
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