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World - Region
7/27/2023 1:02:18 PM
UN human rights chief Volker Turk on Thursday called on Israel to heed those demonstrating for "the defence of democracy and fundamental freedoms" in the face of controversial judicial reforms.

World - Region
7/27/2023 11:37:10 AM
Dozens of people protested in front of the Central Bank of Iraq in Baghdad and bank owners called for official action to stem a sharp increase in the dollar exchange rate Wednesday, after the United States blacklisted 14 Iraqi banks.

World - International
7/26/2023 10:21:11 PM
Sweden's Prime Minister warned Wednesday that his country was being targeted by disinformation campaigns that seek to capitalise on the anger sparked by protests involving desecrations of the Koran.

World - Africa
7/26/2023 1:17:21 PM
Weary Kenyans on Wednesday voiced cautious optimism for an end to political unrest after President William Ruto said he was ready to meet opposition leader Raila Odinga "anytime" following months of anti-government protests.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/25/2023 7:44:32 PM
Mohamed Abu Shaar keeps up with the protests in Israel

World - International
7/24/2023 7:35:34 PM
A Swedish court on Monday fined climate activist Greta Thunberg for disobeying police during an environmental protest at an oil facility last month.

World - Region
7/24/2023 4:54:24 PM
Israel's hard-right government on Monday pushed through parliament a key clause of its controversial judicial reform package despite months of mass protests and concerns voiced by foreign allies.

World - Africa
7/24/2023 2:51:30 PM
Lagos state government has annouced plans for a mass burial of more than 100 people killed during Nigeria's 2020 anti-police brutality rallies, sparking renewed criticism over a crackdown on protesters.

World - Region
7/24/2023 1:40:44 PM
Israeli lawmakers on Monday prepared for a final vote on a major component of the hard-right government's controversial judicial reforms even as US President Joe Biden called for postponing the "divisive" bill that has triggered mass protests.

World - Region
7/23/2023 11:07:41 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was recovering in hospital on Sunday after an emergency heart procedure while opposition to his government's contentious judicial overhaul plan reached a fever pitch and unrest gripped the country.

World - Africa
7/22/2023 11:09:05 PM
The head of the junta in Mali brought in a new constitution for the West African nation on Saturday, prompting protests from concerned political and civil opponents.

World - Region
7/22/2023 1:08:05 PM
Oceans of Israeli flags, steady drumbeats, cries of “Democracy!” Water cannons, police on horseback, protesters dragged off the ground.

World - Region
7/22/2023 12:52:38 PM
Hundreds of protesters attempted to storm Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses foreign embassies and the seat of Iraq's government, early Saturday following reports of the burning of a Quran carried out by a ultranationalist group in front of the Iraqi Embassy in Copenhagen.

World - International
7/22/2023 12:20:24 PM
North Korea fired several cruise missiles toward its western sea Saturday, South Korea’s military said, marking the second launch event this week, apparently in protest of the docking of a nuclear-armed U.S. submarine in South Korea.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/21/2023 5:54:09 PM
Al-Azhar has condemned the repeated burnings of the Quran in Sweden under the guise of freedom of expression and called for “unified and serious stances” towards Sweden's “anti-Islam and anti-Muslim policies."

World - Region
7/21/2023 3:28:00 PM
Sweden announced Friday that the staff and operations of its embassy in Iraq had been relocated to Stockholm, citing security concerns after protesters stormed the embassy in a pre-dawn raid this week.

Egypt - Society
7/21/2023 1:10:00 PM
The staff at the BBC's Cairo office ended on Wednesday a three-day strike to protest unfair pay and discrimination, pending a meeting with London management.

World - Africa
7/20/2023 10:21:44 PM
Police in Kenya say they have been ordered not to report deaths amid demonstrations against the rising cost of living, but an independent watchdog says at least six people were shot dead by police and 27 were shot dead in such protests earlier this year.

World - Region
7/20/2023 6:00:07 PM
An Israeli parliamentary committee has adopted a key clause of the hard-right government's controversial judicial reforms, a statement said Thursday, as protests intensified ahead of final votes on the bill.

World - Region
7/20/2023 10:25:11 AM
Protesters set fire to Sweden's embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad early Thursday, an AFP journalist said, ahead of a planned burning of a Koran in Sweden.

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