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World - Region
8/29/2022 4:50:06 PM
The influential Iraqi Shia Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr issued on Monday three directives prohibiting his followers from all forms of political involvement, as hundreds stormed government building shortly following his announcing "retirement" from politics.

World - International
8/23/2022 3:37:36 PM
Indian police arrested a ruling party lawmaker on Tuesday for allegedly making derogatory comments against the Prophet Mohammed, weeks after similar remarks from a top official embroiled the country in a diplomatic storm.

World - International
8/17/2022 11:28:13 AM
The French weather service warned Wednesday of flash flooding risks across much of the south, where a historic drought has parched the rugged Mediterranean hills, a day after fierce rainstorms lashed much of the country.

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.

Sports - World
8/13/2022 6:09:43 PM
Manchester City stormed ominously to the top of the Premier League by cruising to a 4-0 win over Bournemouth, while Gabriel Jesus opened his Arsenal account in a 4-2 win over Leicester on Saturday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/8/2022 2:05:29 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned on Sunday the storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli settlers under the protection of Israeli police, calling it a violation of the sanctity of the mosque and a provocation against Muslims.

World - International
8/7/2022 8:05:32 PM
The National Weather Service extended a flood watch through Sunday evening for areas of eastern Kentucky ravaged by high water more than a week ago and said there's a threat of thunderstorms in the region for much of the coming week.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/2/2022 9:10:27 PM
For the second time in a week, on Saturday, protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, breaching the high-security Green Zone. More than 120 people were injured.

World - Region
8/1/2022 6:42:25 PM
Hundreds took to Baghdad streets on Monday in a counter-protest planned by Iran-backed groups and Shiite political rivals against an influential cleric whose followers stormed the parliament building over the weekend and are staging a sin-in there.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/29/2022 7:32:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly reviews ongoing efforts to shore up the Egyptian economy amid global crises.

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.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/26/2022 10:07:08 PM
Despite damaging Western sanctions imposed on Moscow in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, Russia's economy appears to be weathering the storm better than expected as it benefits from high energy prices, the IMF said Tuesday.

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
7/20/2022 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.

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.

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