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Demonstration outside Moroccan parliament calls for protection of women against violence and harassment

Dozens of Moroccan women protested in front of parliament in Rabat on Tuesday, demanding protection from violence and harassment, as well as legal protection for their dignity.


Al-Thani government admits to bombing Mitiga airport

Libya's interim government began the aerial bombardment of the Mitiga International Airport, in the capital Tripoli, on Monday.


Egyptian court to hear Badie's defence in espionage case

The Cairo Criminal Court, held at the Police Academy, headed by Judge Shaaban Shamy, will today hear the defence case in the trial of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and Mohamed Saad Katatni in the case where they are charged with spying.


Tunisian party gives up support for Marzouki

Tunisians at a public engagement by Moncef Marzouki during this year's Presidential election campaignTunisia's Popular Front, a coalition of democratic and left-wing forces, announced it would not support the presidential candidate Moncef Marzouki, Al-Arab Al-Yawm reported today.


Marzouki invites Essebsi to televised debate in Tunisia's runoff presidential election

Beji Caid el Sebsi making a speech during this year's Presidential campaignThe campaigns of both Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki and his rival Beji Caid Essebsi have secured the top two positions in the first round of the presidential elections, which took place on Sunday, and Marzouki has now invited Essebsi to a televised debate in front of the Tunisian people, Arabs48 news website reported on Monday.