Ethiopia unrest death toll rises to 239

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 - 08:24 GMT

Protests and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic group have claimed the lives of 239 people.

Unrest hits Ethiopia after singer-activist murder, protests erupt

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Reasons behind Hachalu Hundessa's death are reportedly being investigated by local police authorities.

'June 30 Revolution established conservation of genuine Egyptian identity': Sisi

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 11:26 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi tweeted Tuesday on the 7th anniversary of the revolution that toppled the regime of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Iraq steps up security measures in preparation for Friday's protests

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 12:14 GMT

These measures come in conjunction with today's expected "one million-strong" march that was called for by Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr against the US, the source added.

World welcomes new year amid wildfires and protests

Tue, 31 Dec 2019 - 05:23 GMT

Around a million revelers thronged Sydney harbor and nearby districts to watch more than 100,000 fireworks explode above the city

Former PM Tebboune sworn in as Algerian president

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:31 GMT

Tebboune and other top brass attended the swearing-in ceremony alongside his defeated rivals for the presidency.

What people in Hong Kong are saying after six months of demonstrations

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 10:26 GMT

The protesters gave only their first names to avoid potential repercussions.

UN chief concerned over incidents in Iraq

Fri, 29 Nov 2019 - 09:59 GMT

The UN chief urged all actors to refrain from violence and to engage in peaceful and meaningful dialogue for the benefit of Iraq and the Iraqi people, said a statement released by the UN.

Hong Kong faces 24th weekend of protest day after student's death

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 - 12:02 GMT

Hong Kong protesters are planning a 24th straight weekend of pro-democracy rallies.

Iraqi parl't works to meet people's demands without external pressure: Speaker

Sat, 02 Nov 2019 - 09:37 GMT

Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Mohammed al-Halbousi said that the council will be intensively and continuously working to meet the people's demands without regional and international external pressure.

Abul Gheit supports Iraqi gov't's efforts to achieve stability

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 02:16 GMT

This came during Abul Ghiet’s phone call on Wednesday with Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim.

Lebanon protesters keep pressure on government as reform deadline nears

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 01:10 GMT

Protesters in Lebanon flooded the streets on Sunday, keeping pressure on Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri.

Lebanon: Security forces open most of blocked roads

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 10:14 GMT

Lebanon's security forces opened most of the roads that have been closed over the past two days in the wake of the violent protests sweeping the country.

Egyptian embassy in Beirut urges nationals to be cautious

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 11:53 GMT

Other embassies in Lebanon have issued similar warning statements to their nationals living in Lebanon after the country has seen massive protests against bad living economic conditions.

Fifteen people killed in Baghdad clashes between security forces and protesters

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 09:51 GMT

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters killed at least 15 people in an eastern Baghdad neighborhood overnight.

Hundreds return to Hong Kong streets as metro, shops shut after violence

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 - 10:57 GMT

Hong Kong’s metro system stayed shut on Saturday, paralyzing transport in the Asian financial hub after a night of chaos.

ICRC expresses concern over violence in Iraq

Sat, 05 Oct 2019 - 09:47 GMT

The deaths of civilians and the growing number of wounded at the ongoing protests across the country is particularly worrying.

Sudanese detained citizen to be extradited home: Egypt

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 - 04:10 GMT

"This step reflects to which extent cooperation exists between the executive bodies of both countries and their keenness to consolidate the values of tolerance and fraternity between the two peoples of the Nile Valley," Egypt said.

Egypt releases two Jordanians

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 11:41 GMT

Jordanian Foreign Ministry praised significant relations with Egypt.

Videos, pics: Egyptians take part in huge pro-government protests in Cairo

Fri, 27 Sep 2019 - 03:13 GMT

The protests took place especially in Nasr City neighborhood.