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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/11/2024 12:58:36 PM
A general strike was observed in Ramallah and Al-Bireh cities Tuesday in the occupied West Bank in protest of the Israeli assault on Kafr Ni’ma village, west of Ramallah, in which four Palestinians were killed, WAFA news agency reported.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/11/2023 11:12:00 PM
Israel intensified its airstrikes and heavy bombardment against civilian targets across the Gaza Strip; envoys from the UNSC are set to visit the Rafah border crossing; the Arab and Islamic groups are preparing to submit a new resolution for immediate ceasefire to the UNGA

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/11/2023 3:32:22 PM
A call for general strikes was heeded in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem as well as Lebanon and Jordan - with some activists joining internationally - to show solidarity with the Palestinian cause and pressure Israel into a ceasefire in Gaza, according to media reports.

Multimedia - In Pictures
12/11/2023 2:36:26 PM

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/1/2023 12:45:33 PM
A widespread strike encompassing all the occupied West Bank cities, including Jerusalem, began on Wednesday in protest of the ongoing Israeli brutal aggression against the Palestinian people in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, as reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA).

World - Region
7/25/2023 7:27:40 PM
Thousands of Israeli doctors walked out of work, labor leaders threatened a general strike and senior justices rushed home from a trip abroad Tuesday, a day after the government approved a law weakening the country's Supreme Court that critics say will erode the system of checks and balances.

World - Region
7/4/2023 11:35:12 AM
A general strike is sweeping through the occupied West Bank cities on Tuesday in firm condemnation of the Israeli operation in Jenin and its camp, which killed 10 Palestinians and injured many more.

World - Region
4/2/2023 2:04:58 PM
Palestinian towns in Israel are preparing for a general strike on Sunday in response to the killing of Mohammad Khaled Al-Osaibi, a Palestinian doctor from the town of Houra in the Negev.

World - Region
3/29/2023 11:18:21 AM
More than three months of tensions culminating in a general strike prompted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to pause controversial judicial reforms that had been a signature policy of his hard-right coalition.

World - Region
3/29/2023 11:14:19 AM
Israel's hard-right government and opposition parties were set for a second day of talks Wednesday on controversial judiciary reforms that sparked a general strike and mass protests in the country's most severe domestic crisis in years.

World - Region
3/28/2023 6:19:34 PM
Caution prevailed in Israel Tuesday ahead of the first talks between the government and opposition after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paused controversial judicial reforms which sparked a general strike and mass protests.

World - Region
3/27/2023 3:01:05 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to announce a freeze on the government's judicial overhaul as his far-right government is facing more protests and a general strike on Monday against its controversial push to overhaul the justice system, Likud Party sources told Haartez newspaper.

World - International
3/16/2023 1:53:36 PM
More than 40,000 people in Greece demonstrated nationwide on Thursday to express outrage against last month's train tragedy that killed 57 people, police said, while labor unions went on a general strike grounding flights and extensively disrupting services across the country.

World - International
2/16/2023 9:30:29 PM
The ranks of marchers were thinner during a new wave of strikes and protests in France Thursday against an unpopular pension reform, but unions put the accent on a planned March 7 general strike which they hope will bring the country to its knees.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/20/2022 1:51:08 PM
“Egypt calls for the immediate cessation of the vicious circle of ongoing violence, assaults, and provocations and the provision of security to civilians whose lives and resources are jeopardised day after day,” a statement by the foreign ministry read on Thursday.

World - International
4/28/2022 11:36:02 AM
Businesses were closed, teachers absent and public transportation interrupted as Sri Lankans heeded a call for a general strike Thursday to pressure the president to step down over a growing economic and political crisis.

World - International
4/6/2022 12:27:00 PM
Public transport largely ground to a halt in the Greek capital Wednesday and state-run services remained shuttered as workers walked off the job in a 24-hour general strike to protest rising prices.

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/29/2022 4:39:52 PM

World - Region
1/13/2022 3:13:00 PM
Schools, universities and many shops were closed in Lebanon on Thursday as a general strike by public transportation and labour unions paralyzed the crisis-hit Mideast nation.

World - Region
11/10/2021 4:05:15 PM
A Tunisian city held a general strike on Wednesday after a protester died of tear gas inhalation during angry demonstrations over the reopening of a rubbish dump.

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