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“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
Lebanese banks reopen for customers amid third week of mass protests
Violence erupted in Addis Ababa and the outlying Oromia on Wednesday after local activist accused security forces of trying to attack him
The resignation of Lebanon’s government aimed to ease the unrest, but protesters vowed to demonstrate until all their demands are met, saying that the government’s fall was only one of their demands.
Under the Sochi deal, Turkish and Russian joint patrols had been set to begin on Tuesday at a depth of 10 km. However, Erdogan told parliament in a televised speech, that the joint will work on the ground on Friday.
A moving car fired live rounds towards protesters, according to eyewitness
The Russian warplanes have also resumed their bombardment on the de-escalation zone, carrying out several raids in the southern countryside of Idlib, the observatory added. There was no information about the casualties.
Scuffles erupted between Hezbollah supporters and protesters forcing the police to intervene
Muqtada al-Sadr renews his calls for government resignation
Turkish Defense says one killed, five injured in attack against its troops
The Syrian military units, which were deployed on the highway, were accompanied by Russian forces, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Clashes between civilians and security forces killed protests, says IHCHR
Saudi Arabia brokers the deal, paving the way to end five-year war
“Intimidation is the start of authoritarian rule,” says Ahmed’s rival Jawar Mohammed