The government of Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi ended yesterday after two months of violent unrest that has left more than 420 people dead and thousands mourning them in nationwide marches.
At least 24 Tunisians were killed and 18 more injured yesterday when a bus plunged off a cliff into a ravine in the country’s north, officials said.
Two days of clashes between regime forces and armed groups in Syria's last major opposition bastion have killed nearly 70 on both sides, a war monitoring group said Sunday.
Protesters burned tyres and surrounded a police station in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya yesterday, a Reuters witness said, pressing their demands for sweeping reform despite the prime minister promising to quit.
Iraqis kept up their anti-government protests in Baghdad and across the south on Saturday, unsatisfied with the prime minister's planned resignation and insisting "all corrupted people"
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager near the border fence with the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian officials said.
At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in a flashpoint Iraqi city, witnesses said on Thursday.
Protesters blocked roads with burning tyres in southern Iraq and clashed with police in Baghdad yesterday, aiming to use economic disruption as leverage to push the government from power and root out state corruption.