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World - Region
8/29/2022 5:05:00 PM
Hundreds of followers of an influential Shia cleric stormed Iraq's government palace on Monday shortly after he announced he was withdrawing from politics, further deepening an unprecedented political crisis.

World - Region
8/27/2022 7:41:48 PM
Clashes between backers of rival governments killed at least 12 people and damaged six hospitals in Libya's capital Saturday, sparking fears that a political crisis could spiral into a major new conflict.

World - Region
8/27/2022 3:44:21 PM
Iraq's caretaker Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi warned Saturday that the political crisis in the country is threatening security achievements made in past years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/25/2022 8:06:04 PM
As the political crisis rages on and it is unclear what stakeholders will do next, Iraqis should work out what to do in order to prevent their country falling apart.

World - Africa
8/22/2022 10:54:49 AM
Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga has filed an online petition to the country's top court, his lawyer told AFP Monday, challenging the result of the August 9 election that handed victory to his rival William Ruto.

World - Africa
8/20/2022 9:42:50 PM
Kenya's veteran politician Raila Odinga on Saturday defended plans to make a court challenge to the results of last week's "joke" election that handed victory to Deputy President William Ruto.

World - Region
8/16/2022 3:17:22 PM
Iraq's finance minister resigned Tuesday, two government officials said, over the country's worst political crisis in years involving an influential Shiite cleric and his Iran-aligned rivals.

World - Region
8/14/2022 12:05:07 PM
Weeks after followers of an influential cleric stormed parliament, Iraq's political crisis shows no signs of abating, despite rising public anger over a debilitating gridlock that has further weakened the country's caretaker government and its ability to provide basic services.

World - Region
8/5/2022 2:57:00 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis heeded the call of an influential Shia cleric to gather in a show of strength for a mass prayer in the heart of Baghdad's heavily fortified government zone on Friday. The gathering took place amid an escalating political crisis that has put the country's capital on edge.

World - Region
8/3/2022 9:07:54 PM
Powerful Shia leader Moqtada Sadr, whose bloc won the most seats in Iraq's elections last year, demanded Wednesday that parliament be dissolved and new elections be called.

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
7/16/2022 2:37:56 PM
Iraq's caretaker prime minister, whose country is mired in political crisis, says it is in Iraq's interest to keep pushing for a rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to ease regional tensions.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/6/2022 7:00:24 PM
It's not a summer heat wave that's making European leaders and businesses sweat. It's fear that Russia's manipulation of natural gas supplies will lead to an economic and political crisis next winter.

World - Region
7/4/2022 8:13:49 PM
Sudan's leading general said Monday the country's military will withdraw from negotiations meant to solve the ongoing political crisis after a military takeover last year, allowing civil society representatives to take their place.

World - Region
6/23/2022 3:50:14 PM
Iraq's Parliament is set to hold a session Thursday to vote in replacements for 73 lawmakers who resigned earlier this month. The collective walkout by followers of Iraq's most influential Shia politician threw Iraq into further uncertainty, deepening a months-long political crisis over government formation.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/21/2022 1:57:06 PM
It's not a summer heat wave that's making European leaders and businesses sweat. It's fear that Russia's manipulation of natural gas supplies will lead to an economic and political crisis next winter. Or, in the worst case, even sooner.

World - Region
6/11/2022 10:34:29 PM
A second round of UN-facilitated talks aiming to resolve Sudan's political crisis following a military power grab have been postponed, a spokesman said Saturday, with a key civilian bloc still refusing to join.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
4/14/2022 11:11:00 AM
In order to resolve its political crisis, Iraq may need foreign help, but that could only work if external actors stopped affecting the conflict, writes Salah Nasrawi

World - Region
4/5/2022 1:54:05 PM
Kuwait's government resigned on Tuesday, just months after its formation, opening up new uncertainty as the tiny country grapples with a worsening political crisis that has blocked critical economic and social reforms.

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