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Egypt’s Mubarak, ousted by popular revolt in 2011, dies aged 91

25 February 2020, 7:15 PM

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a popular uprising against corruption and autocracy, died on Tuesday at the age of 91.

Presidential candidate Kais Saied is pictured after unofficial results of the Tunisian presidential election in Tunis, Tunisia.

Tunisian political newcomers say they are leading presidential vote

16 September 2019, 5:33 AM

A representative for detained media magnate Nabil Karoui said he had scored “an impressive win”, while conservative law professor Kais Saied, said his performance marked “a new revolution”.

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who died on July 25, 2019, aged 92.

Tunisia President dies at 92

25 July 2019, 12:52 PM

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi had been hospitalised with a severe illness in late June and was returned to intensive care on Thursday.

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed waves during a meeting of the 'Long Live Tunisia' party in Tunis, Tunisia.

Tunisia’s PM elected as leader of new secular party

2 June 2019, 8:32 AM

Tunisia’s secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its President on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections.

Protesting Algerians

Algerians call on Bouteflika to step down

2 March 2019, 3:49 PM

Tens of thousands of people in cities across Algeria called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office in the country’s biggest anti-government demonstrations since the Arab Spring eight years ago.

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