A supporter of Iraqi anti-government demonstrators was gunned down in Baghdad, a police source said yesterday, the fourth backer of the protest movement to be killed in two weeks.
Saad al-Hariri is expected to be named Lebanon’s prime minister today, but political rifts look set to hinder agreement on a new government badly needed to rescue the country from a dire economic crisis.
With border guards, clean-up crews and hospitals, Iraqi protesters have created a mini-state in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, offering the kinds of services they say their government has failed to provide.
A Sudanese court on Saturday convicted former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges and sentenced him to two years of detention in a reform facility, the first ruling against the ex-leader ousted by mass unrest
A third anti-government activist has been murdered in Iraq in less than 10 days, police and medics said yesterday, as the United Nations accused militias of killing and abducting demonstrators.
The United States on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran's biggest airline and its shipping industry
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collected the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo yesterday, appealing for unity as ethnic violence flares in his country and reconciliation efforts with neighbouring former foe Eritrea have stalled.
Iraq’s south saw further protests and explosions, as demonstrations against the government and its Iranian sponsor that erupted on October 1 persist unabated, according to security sources.
Scores of Lebanese anti-government protesters yesterday threw garbage outside the houses of politicians in the northern port city of Tripoli to show their dismay at their perceived failure in doing their jobs.