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The Kurdish-Turkish conflict in Iraq: recent escalation

An angry crowd of protestors stormed a Turkish military base last month in the semi-autonomous Kurdish province of Duhok, in…

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Unrest in Tunisia: A second Arab Spring?

Monday, 14 January 2019, marked eight years since Tunisia’s citizens ousted former dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. The Tunisian…

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The plight of Coptic Christians in Egypt

Religious tensions are rising in Egypt following the November 2018 murder of seven Coptic Christians in Minya, a province south…

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Voting for a future: Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan

Afghans came out to vote en masse last weekend as Afghanistan held its third parliamentary elections since the fall of…