Bahrain jails 36, strips them of citizenship

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

A court in Bahrain Tuesday jailed 36 people convicted of forming a “terrorist” group to attack police, and stripped them of their citizenship, a judicial source told AFP. Three of those sentenced received life terms, while the rest were jailed for between three and 10 years, the source said. The defendants had been charged with “forming an illegal group that aimed to jeopardize the constitution and laws ... using terrorism as one of its means,” according to the judicial ...

Emergency in Charlotte, Obama urges calm

Thursday, 22 September 2016

One protester was critically wounded and on life support following the clashes Wednesday in the city center

Saudi Arabia probes worker riots following Binladin Group layoffs

Monday, 2 May 2016

A large number of workers who have not been paid their salaries for months and have been laid off burned several buses

Greek police turn to teargas as tempers flare over pensions

Friday, 5 February 2016

About 50,000 Greeks marched on to parliament in central Athens chanting for the government to ditch the proposals

Army enters central Beirut amid fierce clashes

Sunday, 23 August 2015

The move marks an escalation in violence in the Lebanese capital, where anti-govt protestors are clashing with security forces

Syrian prisoners riot in protest over jail conditions

Saturday, 15 August 2015

Inmates at a main prison in the city of Hama rioted in a protest against jail conditions and harsh sentences

Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure

Friday, 3 July 2015

Uber is suspending its service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute with traditional French taxi drivers

Clashes spread after Palestinian boy’s funeral

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Riots erupted in east Jerusalem Friday as thousands of Palestinians massed for the burial of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir

Jordan police deny clashes killed Syrian refugee

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Residents in Jordan’s sprawling Zaatari camp said one Syrian refugee woman was killed in clashes with police

Sudan arrests 600 in anti-government protests

Friday, 27 September 2013

Sudan’s authorities have arrested 600 people for taking part in the week-long protests against the government and President Omar al-Bashir, the interior ministry said on Friday. The people were “arrested for participating in acts of vandalism and will be judged next week,” a ministry statement said. Thousands poured into the streets of Khartoum and its twin city Omdurman Friday, the fifth day of protests sparked by the scrapping of fuel subsidies that have turned into an ...

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