A Palestinian teenage boy has died more than a month after being shot by Israeli military forces during clashes between a group of Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.
A sense of calm returned to Iraq’s southern city of Basra on Sunday after a week of violent protests over unemployment and poor public services that left at least 15 people dead and threatened stability in the oil-rich region.
A climate advocacy group organized international protests to coincide with UN talks in Bangkok. The US delegates have reportedly been stonewalling climate talks despite withdrawing from the landmark Paris deal.
Iraq’s main seaport closed down on Thursday following violent clashes between protestors and security forces in the southern city of Basra in which one demonstrator died and 25 more were injured the previous night.
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has denounced what she described as "hate in the streets" in the wake of violent far-right protests that degenerated into attacks against foreign-looking people in the eastern city of Chemnitz.
Less than a month after a surge of unrest in Iraq over poor public services, particularly power cuts, and rampant corruption, residents in southern areas of the Arab country have once again staged protests.
Iraq’s senior Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has urged the formation of a new government as soon as possible in the wake of protests against alleged government corruption and poor public services in southern cities.