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World - Region
1/27/2023 7:25:54 PM
Iranian authorities have executed 55 people so far in 2023, a rights group said Friday, adding that the surging use of the death penalty aims to create fear as protests shake the country.

World - Region
1/26/2023 3:46:19 PM
Scores of protesters Thursday scuffled with riot police in Beirut as they tried to break into the chief offices of Lebanon's judiciary, after officials moved to cripple the probe into a massive port explosion that wreaked havoc on the capital city.

World - International
1/26/2023 2:53:26 PM
Thousands of workers in Cyprus, including government employees, teachers, and builders walked off the job Thursday for an island-wide, three-hour work stoppage to protest what they claim is employers' backpedaling on a deal for inflation-linked pay increases.

World - International
1/25/2023 4:18:42 PM
Iran on Wednesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities from the European Union and Britain in reaction to similar measures taken over Tehran's response to months-long protests.

World - Region
1/25/2023 3:05:09 PM
Lebanese protesters on Wednesday blocked roads and burnt tires near the central bank in Beirut as the weakened local currency plummeted to a new low against the dollar.

World - Region
1/25/2023 1:02:28 PM
Hundreds of protesters rallied Wednesday near the Central Bank in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, angered by the recent devaluation of the Iraqi dinar and demanding the government take action to stabilize the currency.

World - Region
1/24/2023 10:29:30 AM
Iran vowed Tuesday it will respond to new sanctions imposed by the European Union and Britain over its handling of months-long protests triggered by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.

World - International
1/23/2023 10:04:14 PM
Dressed in aprons and brandishing baguettes, hundreds of bakers demonstrated in the streets of Paris on Monday to warn that the country's beloved bread and croissant makers were under threat from surging electricity and raw material costs.

World - International
1/23/2023 7:30:27 PM
Turkey's president said Monday that Sweden shouldn't expect support for NATO membership following weekend protests in Stockholm by an anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups.

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/23/2023 4:37:53 PM
Movies by and about Iranian women took center stage at the Sundance film festival this weekend, as diaspora filmmakers reflected on female-led protests and the deadly challenges of censorship and resistance in their ancestral home.

World - Region
1/23/2023 3:25:02 PM
The EU on Monday placed 37 more Iranian officials and entities on an asset-freeze and visa-ban blacklist over Tehran's bloody crackdown on protesters, officials said.

World - Region
1/23/2023 10:51:21 AM
Despite a slackening of street activity in the face of a brutal crackdown, Iranian protesters are still challenging the Islamic regime four months into their movement, observers say.

World - Region
1/22/2023 5:58:13 PM
Outrage over a Quran-burning protest in Sweden produced a second day of protests in Turkey, reflecting tensions between the two countries.

World - International
1/22/2023 3:23:06 PM
Sweden's prime minister has condemned as "deeply disrespectful" the weekend burning of a Quran in Stockholm, which has raised tensions with Turkey as the Nordic country courts Ankara over its NATO bid.

World - Region
1/22/2023 10:14:51 AM
Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government to overhaul the judicial system, measures that opponents say imperil the country's democratic foundation.

World - International
1/21/2023 10:36:27 PM
Peru has closed its famed tourist site Machu Picchu amid anti-government protests, its Ministry of Culture said Saturday, with hundreds of tourists having been left stranded near the Inca citadel amid deadly unrest.

World - International
1/21/2023 9:17:33 PM
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil's army chief Saturday amid concerns over threats to the country's democracy following the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.

World - International
1/21/2023 6:18:55 PM
Thousands of people protested in Madrid Saturday against Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's leftist government in a rally held in a key election year in Spain that was backed by far-right party Vox.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/21/2023 2:45:00 PM
Opposition parties in Tunisia took to the streets of the capital last week in protest against government-led reforms, writes Karam Said

World - International
1/21/2023 11:53:52 AM
Turkey said on Saturday that it had called off a visit by Sweden's defense minister over a planned anti-Turkey protest in Stockholm.

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