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Protesters accuse the eastern government affiliated with Haftar of 'embezzling funds' intended for battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Hundreds took part in protests in Malmo following a quran-burning rally which a Danish far-right politician was banned from attending

Tunisians protesting over jobs clash with police after arrest

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Tunisians protesting over jobs clash with police after arrest

Protester who have demonstrated peacefully for weeks in the southern Tataouine region clashed with police on Sunday, following the arrest of their spokesman.

Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

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Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

Dozens of Palestinians have lost an eye after being shot by the Israeli forces, in Gaza, Jerusalem or the West Bank.

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

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Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Sudanese protesters took to the streets on the anniversary of the bloody crackdown, in which men in military fatigues killed at least 128 people.

Kourosh Ziabari

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes Kourosh Ziabari.

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Hundreds protest in Lebanon despite coronavirus lockdown

Lebanese people took to the streets to protest government corruption, in contravention of lockdown measures aimed at minimising the spread of ...

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Palestinian succumbs to wounds after Israeli gunfire

The Palestinian health ministry said a 22-year-old Palestinian who was injured by Israeli gunfire in Nablus died on Wednesday.

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Israeli police 'using COVID-19 lockdown rules' to beat Palestinian-Israelis

Palestinian citizens of Israel in Jaffa took to the streets to protest Israeli police using lockdown as an excuse for police brutality.

Iraq's PM-designate pledges justice for demonstrators as protests intensify

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Iraq's PM-designate pledges justice for demonstrators as protests intensify

Protests against Mohammed Allawi flared across Iraq, despite the PM-designate promising to prosecute those responsible for the killing ...

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Iraq protester gunned down as anti-government demonstrations continue

This week's violence brings to 470 the overall death toll since protests erupted in October.

Iraq president threatens to quit over PM pick

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Iraq president threatens to quit over PM pick

Iraq's President Barham Saleh has offered to resign rather than nominate a candidate who doesn't have the approval of protestors and major ...

Lebanon's new PM promises 'government of experts' amid protests

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Lebanon's new PM promises 'government of experts' amid protests

Lebanon's sectarian politics flared as Sunni protesters rallied to protest the nomination of Hassan Diab, who has the support of Shia group ...

Roadblocks across Lebanon as anger rises over new PM

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Roadblocks across Lebanon as anger rises over new PM

The unrest came ahead of a series of planned meetings between Hezbollah-backed Hassan Diab and Sunni political leaders, as well as a visit by US ...

Tunisians protest after man sets himself alight

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Tunisians protest after man sets himself alight

Abdelwahed Hablani died on Friday after setting himself on fire in Jelma, Tunisia, in protest against poverty and poor living conditions.

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Iraqi authorities shoot dead two protesters as unrest continues

Security forces killed two Iraqi protesters on Wednesday as angry demonstrators continued their calls for an overhaul of the country's government.

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Protester killed, dozens wounded as Iraq anti-government demonstrations persist

Another protester has died after being shot by security forces at an anti-government demonstration in Baghdad.

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Strikes resume in Iraq to bolster anti-regime protests

Iraqi protesters have faced off against a violent crackdown by security forces that has killed hundreds.

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Lebanon protesters demand government resign as anger boils over

The protests that began on Thursday came as Lebanon announced a plan to tax popular messaging platforms like Whatsapp in an attempt to ...

Kurdish YPG detains 16 SDF fighters for fleeing

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Kurdish YPG detains 16 SDF fighters for fleeing

A Kurdish militia arrested 16 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces in northeast Syria for refusing to fight against Turkish troops.

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Turkey says Erdogan will meet Vice-President Pence after all

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reversed his decision not to meet with US President Donald Trump's deputy Mike Pence.

Iraqi president urges end to 'escalation' after deadly protests

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Iraqi president urges end to 'escalation' after deadly protests

Iraq's president called for a 'halt to escalation' after the military admitted to using ‘excessive force outside the rules of engagement’ ...

Iraq military admits using 'disproportionate excessive force' against protesters

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Iraq military admits using 'disproportionate excessive force' against protesters

Iraq’s military has admitted that it has used ‘excessive force outside the rules of engagement’ against protesters after 13 people were killed ...

Third Iraqi dies from wounds, after police open fire

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Third Iraqi dies from wounds, after police open fire

A 55-year-old man died from wounds sustained when Iraqi police fired at protestors gathered Tuesday in Baghdad's Tahrir Square.

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