Hundreds of people have staged a demonstration in Jordan to express their resentment over the government’s multi-billion-dollar agreement to import natural gas from the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Thousands of Australians took to the streets on Friday to protest against government failure on climate change, as bushfires ravage large swathes of the country, incinerating wildlife and massively polluting the air.
Thousands of people joined Bangkok’s biggest protest since a 2014 coup on Saturday, after authorities in Thailand moved to ban a party that has rallied opposition to the government of former military ruler Prayuth Chan-ocha.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has “seriously advised” citizens intending to visit France to rearrange their trips as the European country is grappling with a hardening nationwide strike and transport standstill over the Paris government’s planned pension reforms.
A group of about 50 New Zealand firearm owners protested further gun reforms on Saturday, sounding a note of discord over the tightening of the country’s gun laws after the mass shooting in Christchurch in March that killed 51 Muslim worshippers.
Thousands of Palestinian protesters took part in a “day of rage” across the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, with some groups clashing with Israeli forces to protest the US announcement that it no longer believes Israeli settlements violate international law.
The governor of Iran's western Kermanshah province said Sunday rioters affiliated to terrorist groups such as Daesh, PJAK and the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) have been identified in the province.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his administration recognizes people’s right to hold protests against a recent government decision to ration gasoline, emphasizing, however, that nobody will be allowed to spread insecurity in the society.