Leila Fadel

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Tunisia's Fragile Democracy Faces A Threat From Chaotic Libya

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Islamic State fighters from neighboring Libya stormed into a Tunisian border town this month. The Tunisian security forces beat ISIS back — this time. But the Tunisians fear more attacks are coming.

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Tunisians Worry Militant Attacks Threaten Country's Shaky Democracy

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Tunisia's democracy is threatened by attacks from Tunisians who went to lawless Libya and became militants. Now there's fear the country's attempt to crack down will morph into authoritarianism.

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Man Identified As EgyptAir Hijacker Wanted To Talk With Ex-Wife

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The incident involving EgyptAir Flight 181 ended with an arrest and all passengers and crew being released. The suspect, whose demands changed during the morning, had partly personal motivations.

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EgyptAir Passengers And Crew Released, Hijacker Arrested

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Flight 181 was diverted while flying from the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria to the capital, Cairo, and later landed in Cyprus, where some women and children were allowed to deboard.

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Amid Ride-Booking Rivalries, Many Cairo Women Turn To Uber For Safe Passage

Monday, March 28, 2016

In Cairo, taxi drivers are fighting the encroachment of ride-booking services like Uber. But many Egyptians, especially women, say they prefer Uber since they feel safer with the company's drivers.

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British Government Debates How To Repair Crumbling Parliament Building

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The seat of the British parliament, the Palace of Westminster, has stood in some form on the banks of the Thames since the 11th century. But today the building, with its iconic Big Be...

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In Egypt, Growing Discontent Over Abuses By Police

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

In central Cairo, Ali Sayed Ismail Hussein sits on a wooden chair in the street in front of his dead son's apartment building. A recording of the Quran plays in the background as neighbors and friends pass by to pay condolences.

"The blood of my son, Mohammed Darbaka, is on ...

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Anti-Trump Voices Grow Louder In Scotland After Development Rift

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Donald Trump promised to bring thousands of jobs and tourism to Aberdeen. A decade later, he has angered the neighbors of his luxury golf course. "He promises the earth, delivers nothing," says one.

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U.N. Panel Rules Julian Assange Is Being Arbitrarily Detained

Friday, February 05, 2016

A U.N. panel ruled that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained in the Ecuadoran embassy in London. The United Kingdom says that's nonsense and points out the WikiLeaks founder i...

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U.N. Panel Concludes Julian Assange Is Being 'Arbitrarily Held'

Friday, February 05, 2016

It's been three years since WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London. He was avoiding arrest and extradition to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault.

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International Leaders Meet In London To Discuss Aid To Syrian Refugees

Thursday, February 04, 2016

International donors are meeting in London to discuss ways to help the millions of Syrian refugees that have fled their country's bitter civil war.

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Britain To Foreign Workers: If You Don't Make $50,000 A Year, Please Leave

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

To reduce the number of foreign workers, some of those making less than $50,000 won't qualify to stay in Britain beyond April. Critics say the deal would cause labor shortages.

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Does Egypt's Law Protect 'Short-Term Brides' Or Formalize Trafficking?

Monday, February 01, 2016

Egypt has vowed stricter enforcement of a law requiring foreign men to pay if they marry much younger women. Activists say the country enshrines a practice that amounts to sex trafficking.

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New U.S. Visa Rules Criticized As Racial Discrimination

Sunday, January 24, 2016

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David Cameron's Call For Muslim Women To Learn English Sparks Outrage

Friday, January 22, 2016

The British prime minister has a plan to help battle extremism by teaching Muslim women in Britain to speak English. If migrants don't learn English, David Cameron says they may face ...

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Vladimir Putin 'Probably' Approved Murder Of Russian Spy, British Report Says

Thursday, January 21, 2016

A British judge investigating the murder of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko in London has concluded the killing was "probably" approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Putin 'Probably' Approved Plan To Kill Ex-Russian Spy, British Report Says

Thursday, January 21, 2016

An investigation into the killing in Britain of Alexander Litvinenko puts the blame on the Russian government. The British report says President Vladimir Putin likely approved the assassination.

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Amnesty International: Human Rights In Tunisia Regresses

Thursday, January 14, 2016

It's been five years since the ouster of an authoritarian regime in the north African nation of Tunisia. Protests there sparked regional demonstrations known as the Arab spring.

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Saudi Arabia's Execution Of Shiite Cleric Sets Off Diplomatic War With Iran

Monday, January 04, 2016

The Shiite leader executed by Saudi Arabia was fighting for rights for the country's Shiite minority in a broad grassroots effort.

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Egypt Cracks Down On Free Facebook Service

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Egypt has shut down a free Facebook service called Free Basics. The government says it's a licensing issue, but critics say the Egyptian government is stifling freedom of expression.

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