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World - Region
2/3/2023 7:29:48 PM
Iranian security forces have been systematically targeting the eyes of demonstrators in their crackdown on the protests that have swept the country since September, a human rights group said Friday.

Multimedia - In Pictures
1/31/2023 2:53:37 PM

World - International
1/29/2023 4:31:33 PM
When police fire tear gas at protesters demanding the resignation of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, most run away.

World - Region
1/26/2023 3:46:19 PM
Scores of protesters Thursday scuffled with riot police in Beirut as they tried to break into the chief offices of Lebanon's judiciary, after officials moved to cripple the probe into a massive port explosion that wreaked havoc on the capital city.

World - Region
1/25/2023 3:05:09 PM
Lebanese protesters on Wednesday blocked roads and burnt tires near the central bank in Beirut as the weakened local currency plummeted to a new low against the dollar.

World - Region
1/25/2023 1:02:28 PM
Hundreds of protesters rallied Wednesday near the Central Bank in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, angered by the recent devaluation of the Iraqi dinar and demanding the government take action to stabilize the currency.

World - Region
1/23/2023 3:25:02 PM
The EU on Monday placed 37 more Iranian officials and entities on an asset-freeze and visa-ban blacklist over Tehran's bloody crackdown on protesters, officials said.

World - Region
1/23/2023 10:51:21 AM
Despite a slackening of street activity in the face of a brutal crackdown, Iranian protesters are still challenging the Islamic regime four months into their movement, observers say.

World - International
1/21/2023 9:17:33 PM
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil's army chief Saturday amid concerns over threats to the country's democracy following the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.

World - Region
1/16/2023 11:31:32 PM
Up to 12,000 people marched Monday to the EU Parliament in the eastern French city of Strasbourg in support of Iran’s anti-government protesters while the Eiffel Tower lit the night with the slogan “Woman. Life. Freedom,” which embodies the protest movement spilling beyond Iran.

World - Region
12/19/2022 5:55:50 PM
Sudanese security forces fired tear gas Monday at protesters in Khartoum who rallied against a tentative deal aimed at ending the crisis provoked by last year's military takeover, AFP correspondents said.

World - Region
12/16/2022 7:09:35 PM
Jordan on Friday announced it was imposing a ``temporary ban'' on the social media platform TikTok, a day after a police officer was killed during clashes with protesters that broke out over high fuel prices.

World - Region
12/16/2022 5:59:50 PM
Gunfire killed a senior Jordanian officer and wounded two other police in the country's south, where protesters have taken to the streets for days against rising fuel prices, authorities said Friday.

World - International
12/9/2022 1:27:39 PM
Britain on Friday announced wide-ranging sanctions against 30 targets worldwide, including officials in Iran accused of pursuing "egregious sentences" against anti-regime protesters.

World - Region
12/4/2022 5:31:21 PM
A protester and a policeman were killed Sunday in Syria's southern city of Sweida as security forces cracked down on a rare demonstration by hundreds against deteriorating living conditions.

World - International
11/28/2022 10:33:14 PM
US President Joe Biden is closely monitoring unrest in China by protesters demanding an end to Covid lockdowns and greater political freedoms, the White House said Monday, as smaller demonstrations spilled over outside the country.

World - Region
11/25/2022 4:40:48 PM
Iranian security forces opened fire on protests after Friday prayers in the restive southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, leaving dozens of people dead or wounded, activists said.

World - Region
11/25/2022 4:06:41 PM
Tensions ran high at Iran's second match at the World Cup on Friday as fans supporting the Iranian government harassed those protesting against it and stadium security seized flags, T-shirts, and other items expressing support for the protest movement that has gripped the Islamic Republic.

Arts & Culture - Screens
11/19/2022 5:23:40 PM
Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi on Friday praised the "courage" of Iranian protesters, telling AFP he "salutes" the ongoing calls for political change in his homeland.

World - Region
11/19/2022 5:23:26 PM
Iranian security forces killed at least three protesters Saturday in the latest violence against demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a rights group said.

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