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Egypt's Hosni Mubarak walks free after six years in detention

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's ousted president was today freed from a military hospital after six years in custody over charges of killing more than 200 protesters during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that toppled him.

Years of war, refugee flight has wrecked Middle East economies: IMF report

Years of war, refugee flight has wrecked Middle East economies: IMF report

Middle East economies have plunged into decline in the years of war since the Arab Spring, creating daunting economic and development challenges, according to an IMF report released on Friday.

 

No Arab Spring in Zimbabwe: Mugabe warns protesters

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe on Friday warned that the Arab Spring style of protests would fall flat in Zimbabwe after police fired teargas and beat up protesters staging the latest of a string of highly charged demonstrations.

When Indians asked Baghdadi on how to join ISIS

When Indians asked Baghdadi on how to join ISIS

The reason why Iyad El-Baghdadi was queried regarding ISIS was that he shares his surname with Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Tunisia says dozens of jihadists arrested in latest raids

In a deadly confrontation that erupted during one of the raids in the Tataouine governorate, four policemen were killed when a militant detonated his explosives belt after a firefight erupted.

10 key dates in Syria`s war

10 key dates in Syria`s war

Syria`s civil war erupted in 2011 when government forces turned their weapons on protesters demanding political change.
 

Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: Survey

Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed today.

US State Dept publishes 6K more pages of Hillary Clinton emails

The US State Department has released on 6,300 additional pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails, covering a period when US forces killed Osama bin Laden and the Arab Spring rocked American diplomacy.

'Arab Spring may have brought economic renewal for Mideast'

The political upheaval triggered by the Arab Spring that swept across the Middle East in 2011 may have brought about an economic renewal in the region, a new report has claimed.