Riot police officers in Bahrain killed a teenager with birdshot on Friday during clashes with protesters after a legal demonstration, the police confirmed on Saturday. He was the second young protester to die in six weeks.
The first democratically elected president of the Maldives resigned Tuesday and was replaced by his vice president after the police and army clashed in the streets of the island nation amid protests over the arrest of a top judge. Mohammed Waheed Hassan, who previously worked as a top UNICEF official, was sworn in as the […]
Aoun had a dream when he allied himself with Hezbollah. His dream was to use the militant group and its arms to get to the Baabda palace.
Caretaker PM Saad Hariri is meeting with , caretaker ministers Ibrahim Najjar and Ziad Baroud, Prosecutor General Saeed Mirza, ISF chief Major General Ashraf Rifi, and acting gendarmerie chief Salah Jebran at the Center House to discuss the situation of prisons in Lebanon.
The Lebanese Internal Security Forces ISF has raised its alert level to 90 percent and has reinforced its troops in prisons throughout Lebanon.
Hezbollah’s Al Manar TV reported that protests resumed inside Buildings B and D at Roumieh prison and police commandos are attacking a number of its sections. The station also that the police commandos used tear gas to try to end the protests.
Several residents of the Sharawneh neighborhood of Baalbeck protested in support of the demands of Roumieh prison inmates. The protesters blocked the western entrance of the city of Baalbeck , set many tires on fire and demanded pardon for the inmates.
Two demonstrators died in spreading unrest over rising food prices in this North African nation, the interior minister said Saturday. The deaths were the first reported in the four days of unrest sweeping the cities of Algeria, where a brutal Islamist insurgency raged for decades.
At least 11 people have died in clashes with security forces in new rioting in the North African country where unrest is in its fourth week, local union officials said Sunday. The Interior Ministry, meanwhile, said eight people were killed over the weekend in the western towns of Thala, and Kasserine. Rioting to protest joblessness […]
Riots over rising food prices and chronic unemployment spiraled out from Algeria’s capital on Thursday, with youths torching government buildings and shouting “Bring us Sugar!”