Greek police have fired tear gas at students protesting against the shutdown of a prominent Athens university that authorities raided at the weekend to confiscate materials they said were typically used in violent demonstrations.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Saturday that political parties had "made mistakes" in their running of the country, promising electoral reform and other measures as he sought to bring an end to protests.
Protesters blocked roads in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon on Monday, pressing a wave of anti-government demonstrations that have plunged the country into political turmoil at a time of economic crisis.
Iraq’s top Shia cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani urged the end of bloodshed in the Arab country, warning of a civil war and chaos after dozens of deaths during the recent wave of protest rallies across Iraq.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday called on Iranian pilgrims to delay travel to Iraq until further notice in the wake of ongoing anti-government protests in the neighboring country, according to IRNA.
Chile's death toll from violent protests has risen to 11, authorities said on Monday, after three days of violent demonstrations and looting that saw President Sebastian Pinera extend a state of emergency, claiming the country was "at war."
Senior figures in Extinction Rebellion (XR) admit it was a mistake to target London’s public transport network at rush hour, a move that has split opinion within the movement. Future strategy is now being reassessed, they say.
Over 6000 Palestinian prisoners are languishing in Israeli jails. Hundreds of these inmates are held without any charge or trial under what’s known as administrative detention deemed illegal based on international law. Now, six Palestinian prisoners are refusing food to protest the policy. Among those six protesters there is Heba al-Labadi, a Palestinian-Jordanian national who has been on a hunger strike for over three weeks.
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, to protest a government peace plan that would grant broader autonomy to self-proclaimed, pro-Russia territories in the country’s east.
At least 18 more people were killed in Baghdad’s overnight clashes between police and Iraqi protesters demonstrating over public services and unemployment, according to police and medical sources, as government tried to appease public anger with a new reform plan.