With the country mired in a range of structural issues, president Kais Saied’s move to cement one-man rule will only increase unaccountability and corruption.
West African leaders urge swift elections in Guinea days after special forces led by Doumbouya assaulted presidential palace and ousted president Alpha Conde.
The military urged Guinea's Justice Ministry to do what it can to release "political detainees" as soon as possible, reiterating a vow to hold talks to form a new government in the country.
The prices of aluminium hit a 10-year high right after the coup in Guinea, the world’s major supplier of bauxite which is used for the production of aluminium, amid concerns over the possible disruption of the supply.
Regional players Algeria, Egypt, Turkey, UAE, and France have shown interest in the political situation, and the immediate effects will most likely be felt in Libya and the Eastern Mediterranean.
Myanmar has been in turmoil since the army ousted Aung San Suu Kyi in February and launched a bloody crackdown on dissent that has left more than 900 people dead, according to a local monitoring group.
The general's announcement would place Myanmar in the military's grip for nearly two and a half years – instead of the initial one-year timeline the junta announced days after the coup.
The real target for the UAE and its media is Tunisia's democratic path, and the liberties Tunisian citizens have gained in the past few years.
Rolling back democracy won’t remove the desire for freedom in the Arab world.
Tunisia's judiciary says it is investigating the two biggest parties in parliament, Ennahda and Heart of Tunisia, which have both accused President Saied of launching a coup.
The 2016 failed coup attempt marks an important victory for the people of Turkey as it was the first time in the country's history that a military takeover failed and democracy triumphed.
The military coup is fuelling the humanitarian crisis in the country as millions of people are likely to starve in the next six months.
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