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TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian police took Ahmed Gam from the shop where he worked, accused him of looting during recent protests, and beat him so badly during his detention last month that he lost a testicle, he said.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters backed by Tunisia's powerful labour union gathered in central Tunis on Saturday in the country's biggest demonstration for years, defying a police lockdown that blocked roads in a large area of the capital.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Ten years ago Yemenis rose up against corruption and economic hardship, and demanded a more accountable and inclusive government. The country fractured politically and is now stuck in a war that has created what the United Nations describes as the world's biggest humanitarian crisis.
SANAA/TAIZ, Yemen (Reuters) - Ten years after joining an uprising in Yemen against autocratic rule and an economy in shambles, the same activists find themselves on opposite sides of a war that has pushed the country to the brink of famine with dim prospects for peace.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Ten years ago protesters surged onto Egypt's streets, emboldened by the success of Tunisia's Arab Spring uprising.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Violent clashes erupted for a fifth night on Tuesday between police and protesters in several Tunisian cities, including the capital Tunis and Sidi Bouzid, the cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings, as anger and frustration mount over economic hardship.
NEW YORK: It was mid-September when Lloyd Blankfein, the former chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Group Inc, suggested investing in commodities was “not a bad thing.”
DUBAI (Reuters) - Oman has introduced a new law for parliament stipulating that state budget talks and the questioning of ministers should be carried out in secret, reducing transparency as the indebted state tries to tackle its creaking finances and shore up the economy.