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Lebanon turmoil continues

A new wave of protests paralysed Lebanon after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators urging them to end a revolt against corruption and cronyism in...

Iraqi protests continue

Iraqi forces shot three anti-government protesters dead in Nassiriya on Sunday, police and medics said, adding to scores killed in weeks of unrest that...

Iraqi protesters demand system overhaul

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will step down if parliament’s main blocs agree on a replacement, the country’s president said, but thousands of...

Algerian protesters march in defiance of “The Power”

Riad Mostefai has marched through the capital of Algeria every Friday since February to demand a purge of the ruling hierarchy, an end to...

Iraq anti-government movement gains momentum

Thousands of Iraqis protested in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square for a fifth day, angered by reports of security forces killing demonstrators in Kerbala and...

Iraqi protests ongoing

Thousands of Iraqi protesters stood fast in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square, defying a bloody crackdown that killed scores over the weekend and an overnight...

Guineans protest third presidential term

Thousands took to the streets of Guinea on Thursday in the largest of a series of protests over a suspected effort by President Alpha...

Guinea protest leaders sentenced

Five opposition and civil society leaders in Guinea were convicted and sentenced to prison for organising protests against a possible change to the constitution...

Excessive force sees 149 deaths in Iraqi unrest

An Iraqi government committee investigating a wave of unrest found 149 civilians were killed because security forces used excessive force and live fire to...

Season of discontent as protests flare worldwide

On Monday it was Bolivia - angry people clashed with police after the political opposition said it was cheated in an election won by...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...