Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts
Showing posts with label protests. Show all posts

Saturday, July 14, 2018

At least one dead as Nicaraguan protesters hole up in church

At least one dead  Nicaraguan protesters
A standoff between Nicaraguan pro-government forces and protesters barricaded overnight inside a church has left at least one student dead, religious leaders said Saturday.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

UK: Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters call for new vote

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters call for new vote
Tens of thousands of people have rallied in central London in one of the biggest anti-Brexit demonstrations, exactly two years after the UK voted to leave the European Union in a referendum that has divided the British nation.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Jordanian policeman stabbed by protester, seriously injured

Jordanian policeman stabbed by protester, seriously injured
A Jordanian policeman was stabbed and seriously wounded by a demonstrator Wednesday during another day of protests against the economic reforms promoted by the government, the official news agency Petra reported.

Friday, June 1, 2018

15 Killed in Nicaragua Protests

15 Killed in Nicaragua Protests
At least fifteen people were killed and more than 200 injured on Wednesday in one of the worst days of violence since protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega began more than a month ago, police said on Thursday.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

SDF Sends Forces, Military Equipment to Raqqa after Vast Popular Uprisings

SDF Sends Forces, Military Equipment to Raqqa after Vast Popular Uprisings
The US-backed Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces dispatched military forces and equipment to Raqqa after a large number of people staged demonstrations against the SDF presence in the region.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Thousands of Argentines reject government's turn to IMF

Thousands of Argentines reject government's turn to IMF
Political parties, labor unions and grassroots groups mobilized thousands of people in this capital on Friday to denounce Argentine President Mauricio Macri for seeking a financial rescue package from the International Monetary Fund.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Heads of Armenian security service, police dismissed at new PM's request

mass protests
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has dismissed the head of the security service and the police chief at the request of newly elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the presidential press service said on Thursday.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Trump, Macron agree that Iran protests are ‘sign of regime’s failure’

The White House
US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke on Saturday, the White House said on Sunday, and Trump provided Macron with an update on developments on the Korean Peninsula and the two discussed demonstrations in Iran.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tehran Court Chief Warns Rioters of Heavy Penalties

Head of Tehran’s Revolutionary Tribunal cautioned those insisting on participation in violent unrest against the consequences of their disorderly conduct, saying rioters arrested from the third day of the unrest on will receive harsher punishment.
 (Tasnim)

Amid Iran Protests, Trump Faces Decision on Sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been quick and forceful in his support for Iranian anti-government protests, will have a chance later this month to further step up pressure on Tehran.

Trump's support will not be welcomed by Iranian protesters

With Iran engulfed by an ongoing wave of mass protests, US President Donald Trump has jumped at the opportunity to say that Iran needs “change.”

Monday, January 1, 2018

Netanyahu: Israelis, Iranians to Be Friends After Fall of Gov't in Tehran

The people of Israel and Iran will once again be "great friends" after the change of the current authorities in Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday amid ongoing anti-government protests in major Iranian cities.

‘External Factors’ Encouraging Iran Protests: Russian Senator

The head of the upper house of the Russian parliament’s international affairs committee said “external factors” have been involved in the recent protests against high prices in Iran, noting that Washington will seize every opportunity to destabilize the Islamic Republic.

“New year’s wave of protests in Iran, of course, in the first place is a symptom of certain internal political processes in the country. Socio-economic factors also influence the events, but they aren’t the worst in the region and in comparison with previous years for Iran,” Kosachev was cited by the RIA Novosti news agency as saying.
  (Tasnim)

Al menos diez personas han muerto durante los disturbios en Irán

Las protestas multitudinarias iniciadas el pasado jueves en las principales ciudades iraníes no remiten, cobrándose una decena de víctimas mortales hasta el momento.
  (actualidad.rt.com)
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Anti-Beijing protesters march in Hong Kong

Angry protesters marched through Hong Kong Monday against what they described as suppression by Beijing, days after Chinese authorities ruled that part of a city rail station would come under mainland law.

Many of the protesters were angry at the so-called "co-location" agreement, which would bring part of a new rail terminus in the heart of Hong Kong under mainland law.
 (dailystar.com.lb/AFP)

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