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Amina Ismail

Under attack and losing hope, Iraqi activists flee abroad

Oct 20 2020

AMARA, Iraq Hasanain Alminshid had received death threats for his human rights activism for years, but ignored most of them. After his mentor was gunned down outside a police station, he finally made the difficult choice to flee Iraq. | Video

Iraqis gather in Baghdad to mark anti-government protests anniversary

Oct 01 2020

BAGHDAD A few hundred Iraqis gathered in Baghdad's central Tahrir square on Thursday to mark the anniversary of anti-government unrest that erupted last year and to put pressure on the authorities to meet their demands.

Violence mounts against Iraqi doctors as COVID cases spike

Sep 24 2020

NAJAF, Iraq Iraqi doctor Tariq Al-Sheibani remembers little else beyond cowering on the ground as a dozen relatives of a patient, who had just died of COVID-19, beat him unconscious. | Video

Coronavirus crisis spells trouble for many Egyptian breadwinners

Apr 07 2020

CAIRO Squatting with other day labourers under a bridge in Cairo, 48-year-old Yasser Nagi says he has waited in vain for two weeks for work on a construction site so he can feed his family.

Egypt's health sector races to scale up coronavirus readiness

Apr 01 2020

CAIRO Egypt has ramped up efforts to fight the coronavirus, ordering manufacturers to channel medical protective equipment to public hospitals and announcing 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($64 million) in extra funding for its health services.

Egypt's health sector races to scale up coronavirus readiness

Apr 01 2020

CAIRO Egypt has ramped up efforts to fight the coronavirus, ordering manufacturers to channel medical protective equipment to public hospitals and announcing 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($64 million) in extra funding for its health services.

Egypt's health sector races to scale up coronavirus readiness

Apr 01 2020

CAIRO, April 1 Egypt has ramped up efforts to fight the coronavirus, ordering manufacturers to channel medical protective equipment to public hospitals and announcing 1 billion Egyptian pounds ($64 million) in extra funding for its health services.

Arabs prioritize key ties with U.S. against Iran in reacting to Trump peace plan

Jan 30 2020

RIYADH/CAIRO Arab powers appear to be prioritizing close ties with the United States that are vital to countering Iran over traditional unswerving support for the Palestinians in their reaction to President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.

Prominent Egyptian activist arrested as crackdown continues

Sep 29 2019

CAIRO A prominent Egyptian activist who was released on probation in March was arrested again on Sunday, his family and a security source said, part of what government critics say is the largest wave of arrests since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took power.

Mursi's death in Cairo prison raises fears for other inmates

Jun 27 2019

CAIRO The children of high-profile Egyptian Islamists detained in the same prison as former President Mohamed Mursi before his sudden death last week say they fear for their parents' health.

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