Gulf Times - unrest
Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends, all gunmen killed: govt

Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege ends, all gunmen killed: govt

Afghan Special Forces ended an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel on Sunday, killing the last gunman from a group of three attackers who stormed the hotel, taking hostages and battling security forces for hours.

DR Congo army launches new operation against Ugandan rebels

DR Congo army launches new operation against Ugandan rebels

The Congolese army on Saturday announced a new operation against armed groups, notably the ADF Ugandan rebels suspected of murdering 14 UN peacekeepers last month.

200 arrested, dozens hurt in Tunisia unrest

200 arrested, dozens hurt in Tunisia unrest

Tunisia has been hailed for its relatively smooth democratic transition since a 2011 revolt that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings, but seven years after the revolution, tensions over economic grievances are high.

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

More than 200 people have been arrested and dozens hurt during clashes in several parts of Tunisia, the interior ministry said Wednesday, after a second night of unrest driven by anger over austerity measures.

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

200 arrested, dozens hurt in fresh Tunisia unrest

Ministry spokesman Khalifa Chibani told local radio that 49 police officers were wounded during clashes across the country and that 206 "troublemakers" were arrested.

Unrest defeated, says Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Unrest defeated, says Iran's Revolutionary Guard

Parliament met behind closed doors on Sunday to discuss the week of unrest with the ministers of interior and intelligence, Iran's police chief and the deputy commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard, state television said.

Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station

Clashes in Cairo after detainee dies at police station

Clashes erupted between Egyptian protesters and policemen on Saturday outside a Cairo police station over the death of a young man in custody, security sources said.

Iran foreign minister ridicules Trump 'blunder' at UN

Iran foreign minister ridicules Trump 'blunder' at UN

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ridiculed US President Donald Trump on Saturday over what he called the foreign policy ‘blunder’ of trying to raise its recent protests at the UN Security Council.

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Four policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb blast set off by suspected militants in Indian Kashmir, police and reports said, marking a deadly start to the new year in the restive valley.

S. African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured

S. African tourist killed in Egypt balloon crash, 12 injured

Tourists often take early morning hot air balloon rides over the city and the ancient Egyptian temples and relics in neighbouring areas.

More pro-regime rallies as Iran declares 'sedition' over

More pro-regime rallies as Iran declares 'sedition' over

Iran saw another day of large pro-regime rallies Thursday after authorities declared the end of deadly unrest and turned attention to addressing economic concerns that fuelled protests.

Iran hit by fifth night of protests, policeman killed

Iran hit by fifth night of protests, policeman killed

A fifth night of unrest in Iran saw a policeman killed and sporadic demonstrations in several parts of the country, local media and online users reported Tuesday ...