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During the blockage, protesters clashed with the Lebanese security forces.
LNA warns Turkey to stop ‘its military support to terrorist militias’
Earlier on Monday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US will no longer view Israeli settlements as “inconsistent with international law”
Pompeo announces that the US will no longer view Israeli settlements as ‘inconsistent with international law’
The port’s operations will be stopped completely, if the blockage continues until afternoon, Reuters added, reporting that just one week of closure would cost the country more than $6bn.
Best way to defend the UAE is from Qatar and Oman
Al-Bab’s citizens go on general strike after the explosion in the Syrian border city
Najaf police chief Brigadier General Ghanem al-Husseini said, “The safety of the demonstrators is our first concern, and it’s our national and humanitarian duty to protect them with our lives and blood,” the Iraqi News Agency reported.
Safadi said it is difficult to form a ‘harmonious government supported by all political parties’
Supporters staged a protest outside the court, rejecting Al-Bashir’s international trial
Four dead and 12 wounded in a bomb explosion in Baghdad
Israel pledges to investigate the ‘harm caused to civilians’
Demonstrators in several cities erupted against the Iranian government’s decision to increase fuel prices by 50% and cut subsidies on Friday
“If people aren’t satisfied with any of these decent leaders let them immigrate,” says Aoun
Demonstrations are a valuable opportunity to find solutions to accumulated problems, says Iraqi PM
Unleashing a new spiral of violence, Israel has launched air strikes on Tuesday targeting Baha Abu Al-Atta, a top commander from the Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine.
Suspect attacked two men, a woman on stage
Islamic Jihad’s leader Baha Abu Al-Ata was killed in the strike
US national was deported, while plans to deport a German, Irish, French are underway
Under a 1994 peace treaty with Israel, the two border territories were under Jordanian sovereignty but with a lease allowing Israeli farmers to til the land.
Relationship between Europe and Turkey is love-hate, says Assad
At least four protesters were killed on Saturday, when security forces cracked down on protesters in Tahrir (Liberation) Square in Baghdad, reported the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCH), after political leaders agreed to stand by Mahdi’s government.
The agreement aimed at ending a conflict simmering within the country’s long-running civil war
While some protestors peacefully opened the roads when security forces arrived, they were forcibly removed in the Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut, reported Al Arabiya.
The medical sources said that four protestors were killed while 34 were wounded, adding that one was killed by live fire, and two by rubber bullets and tear gas, but did not explain the fourth death.
Unrest costs the Iraqi economy billions of dollars, says Abdul Mahdi
Unlike Lebanon, Iraq protesters were faced by extreme violence
In Baghdad, schools closed in response to a strike called by the Teachers’ Union.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has claimed responsibility for the airstrikes, saying, “in response to rockets fired at Israel, we struck Hamas terror targets in Gaza.”
Friday’s protests were the largest since the former regime was toppled in 2003