Middle East and north Africa

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Israel will not hold criminal inquiry into killing of journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh
Military police say they are satisfied with assurances of Israeli troops over death of US-Palestinian despite international demands

Peter Beaumont

19, May, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Widow of man killed in Libya accuses South Africa of ‘silence’ in hunt for his body
The South African government sent Anton Hammerl’s passport to his widow in 2016 but has refused to say how it came to have it

Peter Beaumont

19, May, 2022 @12:11 PM

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Why has Erdoğan doubled down on threat to veto Nordic Nato bids?
Analysis: By demanding extradition of alleged PKK members, Turkish president could have one eye on elections

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

18, May, 2022 @5:14 PM

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To know why the killing of Shireen Abu Aqleh was so devastating, you have to know what it is like to be Palestinian
The Al Jazeera journalist was a courageous voice and a symbol of Palestine at a time when many question our right to exist, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

17, May, 2022 @8:12 PM

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Mariner of the Mountains review – dreamily wonderful Algerian family odyssey
Karim Aïnouz’s essay on his own family history takes him from Brazil to north Africa to discover his father’s country

Leslie Felperin

17, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Clashes in Tripoli as would-be prime minister attempts to claim power
Fathi Bashagha forced to withdraw in the face of opposition from Libya’s military

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, May, 2022 @11:27 AM

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The ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan: the real-life superhero of the protest movement
In Khartoum, Sudan, an anonymous protester dressed as Spider-Man joins the hundreds of thousands of protesters desperate to protect their fragile civilian government after the military coup in October 2021

Phil CoxRafa Renas, Giovanna Stopponi, Tracy McVeigh Jess GormleyLindsay Poulton

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan: masked activist becomes symbol of resistance
Dressed in red and blue, ‘Spidey’ is a fixture at protests against the military regime – and the subject of a new Guardian documentary

Kaamil Ahmed

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Jack Nicklaus says he turned down $100m to be face of Saudi-backed golf tour
Greg Norman was not the first choice to be the face of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series, whose Saudi Arabian organizers pursued and preferred Jack Nicklaus

Agencies

16, May, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Grieving the death of Shireen Abu Aqleh | Letter
Letter: Shernaz Choksi responds to an opinion piece on the Palestinian-American journalist who was killed during an Israeli raid on a refugee camp

Letters

16, May, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Israel knows it will get away with the attack on Shireen Abu Aqleh’s funeral | Elizabeth Tsurkov
The violent scenes in Jerusalem reveal a culture of impunity among the Israeli leadership, says Elizabeth Tsurkov of the Forum for Regional Thinking

Elizabeth Tsurkov

16, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Image of Victory review – study of Arab-Israeli conflict from all angles hopes to heal
Avi Nesher’s film set near the Gaza Strip in 1948 empathises with every side – which is a laudable, if idealistic, ambition

Leslie Felperin

16, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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