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World - Region
7/31/2022 10:42:44 AM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr occupied the country's parliament on Saturday with no plan to leave, deepening a months-long political standoff.

World - Region
7/30/2022 4:30:37 PM
Thousands of followers of an influential Shia cleric breached Iraq's parliament on Saturday, for the second time this week, protesting government formation efforts lead by his rivals, an alliance of Iran-backed groups. The alliance called for counter-protests, raising the specter of civil strife.

World - Region
7/30/2022 12:30:19 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr penetrated Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament on Saturday in a deepening political crisis.

World - Region
7/28/2022 9:34:00 PM
The followers of the influential populist Shia cleric came by the thousands to storm Iraq's parliament. Just as quickly, the protesters dispersed at his command.

World - Region
7/27/2022 6:52:22 PM
Supporters of powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr on Wednesday stormed parliament after penetrating the capital's high-security government Green Zone, protesting against a rival bloc's nomination for prime minister.

World - Africa
7/25/2022 2:38:59 PM
Protesters stormed a United Nations base in the eastern Congolese city of Goma on Monday, an AFP journalist said, demanding the departure of peacekeepers from the region.

World - International
7/23/2022 10:10:29 AM
An international human rights group is urging Sri Lanka's new president to immediately order security forces to cease all unlawful use of force against protesters who have been demonstrating against the government, for months, over the country's economic meltdown.

World - International
7/20/2022 12:39:44 PM
Six-time prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was elected as crisis-wracked Sri Lanka's new president by the country's parliament Wednesday, with the backing of the party of the ex-leader -- who fled abroad after his palace was stormed by protesters.

World - International
7/20/2022 10:39:36 AM
Sri Lanka's parliament began voting Wednesday for a president to replace Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled abroad after his palace was stormed by angry protesters now bracing for a crackdown from his likely successor.

World - Region
7/17/2022 8:12:27 PM
Police fired tear gas in Sudan's capital Khartoum Sunday against hundreds of pro-democracy protesters who also called attention to increasingly deadly tribal clashes in the country's south.

World - International
7/13/2022 12:13:04 PM
Sri Lanka's president fled the country early Wednesday, slipping away only hours before he promised to step down under pressure from protesters angry over economic chaos that has triggered severe shortages of food and fuel.

World - International
7/11/2022 1:52:55 PM
Millions of rupees in cash left behind by Sri Lanka's president when he fled his official residence was handed over to a court Monday after being turned in by protesters, police said as a succession battle got under way.

Multimedia - In Pictures
7/10/2022 2:30:56 PM

World - International
7/10/2022 12:51:28 PM
Sri Lanka's opposition political parties will meet Sunday to agree on a new government a day after the country's president and prime minister offered to resign in the most dramatic day of months long political turmoil, with protesters storming both leaders' homes and setting fire to one of the buildings in a rage over the economic crisis.

World - International
7/9/2022 4:04:04 PM
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister has agreed to resign after party leaders in Parliament demanded both he and the embattled president step down on the day protesters stormed the president's residence and office.

World - Region
7/9/2022 1:57:10 PM
Sudanese protesters celebrated Eid al-Adha among barricades on Saturday during a sit-in against military leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and October's military take over.

World - International
7/9/2022 12:55:16 PM
Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled his official residence on Saturday shortly before protesters, angered by an unprecedented economic crisis, stormed and overran the compound.

World - International
7/4/2022 10:56:24 AM
Several hundred protesters marched Sunday in Akron, Ohio after the release of body camera footage that showed police fatally shooting a Black man with several dozen rounds of bullets.

World - Region
7/2/2022 10:04:18 PM
Libya's rival leaders were under growing street pressure Saturday after protesters stormed parliament as anger exploded over deteriorating living conditions and political deadlock.

World - Region
7/2/2022 2:50:05 PM
A senior U.N. official for Libya on Saturday condemned the storming of the parliament's headquarters by angry demonstrators as part of protests in several cities against the political class and deteriorating economic conditions.

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