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World - Region
1/27/2023 7:25:54 PM
Iranian authorities have executed 55 people so far in 2023, a rights group said Friday, adding that the surging use of the death penalty aims to create fear as protests shake the country.

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 - International
1/25/2023 4:18:42 PM
Iran on Wednesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities from the European Union and Britain in reaction to similar measures taken over Tehran's response to months-long protests.

World - Region
1/24/2023 10:29:30 AM
Iran vowed Tuesday it will respond to new sanctions imposed by the European Union and Britain over its handling of months-long protests triggered by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.

World - International
1/23/2023 7:30:27 PM
Turkey's president said Monday that Sweden shouldn't expect support for NATO membership following weekend protests in Stockholm by an anti-Islam activist and pro-Kurdish groups.

Arts & Culture - Screens
1/23/2023 4:37:53 PM
Movies by and about Iranian women took center stage at the Sundance film festival this weekend, as diaspora filmmakers reflected on female-led protests and the deadly challenges of censorship and resistance in their ancestral home.

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
1/22/2023 5:58:13 PM
Outrage over a Quran-burning protest in Sweden produced a second day of protests in Turkey, reflecting tensions between the two countries.

World - Region
1/22/2023 10:14:51 AM
Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government to overhaul the judicial system, measures that opponents say imperil the country's democratic foundation.

World - International
1/21/2023 10:36:27 PM
Peru has closed its famed tourist site Machu Picchu amid anti-government protests, its Ministry of Culture said Saturday, with hundreds of tourists having been left stranded near the Inca citadel amid deadly unrest.

World - Region
1/20/2023 5:49:26 PM
The EU will impose new sanctions on 37 Iranian officials and organisations over the crackdown on protests, but is still debating listing the Revolutionary Guard as a "terrorist" group, diplomats said Friday.

World - International
1/19/2023 5:05:59 PM
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets of Paris and other French cities Thursday against planned pension reforms that would raise the retirement age, on a day of nationwide strikes and protests seen as a major test for Emmanuel Macron and his presidency.

World - Region
1/17/2023 6:29:26 PM
Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman on Tuesday to protest a move by Israeli police to block the Jordanian envoy from entering a volatile holy site in Jerusalem. The incident quickly escalated tensions between the neighbors and reflected the heightened sensitivity around the sacred compound under Israel's new ultranationalist government.

World - International
1/17/2023 6:27:58 PM
Dozens of climate activists glued themselves to a main street in Germany’s western city of Cologne and to a state government building in Duesseldorf on Tuesday to protest the destruction of a village to make way for a coal mine expansion, German news agency dpa reported.

World - Region
1/15/2023 1:57:01 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday his government plans to charge ahead with an overhaul of the country's judicial system, despite fierce criticism from top legal officials and protests against the changes that drew tens of thousands of people.

World - Region
1/14/2023 3:26:23 PM
Hundreds of Tunisians marched Saturday after opponents of President Kais Saied called for protests over a worsening economic crisis.

World - Region
1/11/2023 7:11:58 PM
Iran's supreme court has temporarily suspended the execution of death row convict Mohammad Boroghani who was found guilty of charges related to the country's wave of protests, the judiciary said Wednesday.

World - International
1/11/2023 12:50:07 PM
French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo doubled down on its ridicule of Iran's religious rulers on Tuesday, with fresh cartoons of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei despite protests from Iran and its allies.

World - International
1/11/2023 12:47:39 PM
Police on Wednesday entered a condemned village in western Germany, launching an effort to evict activists holed up at the site in an effort to prevent its demolition to make way for the expansion of a coal mine.

World - Region
1/10/2023 10:24:37 PM
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Tuesday warned Syrian opposition groups against "provocations" amid ongoing protests over normalization talks between Ankara and Damascus.

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