Protesters have blocked the entrance to Iraq's Khor al-Zubair commodities port near Basra, preventing trucks from entering, port officials told Reuters on Tuesday
Lebanon's parliament, besieged by angry protesters, Tuesday for a second time postponed a session that had been due to discuss draft laws which critics charge would let corrupt politicians off the hook.
At least 10 workers were killed and 35 wounded in an air strike that hit a biscuit factory in Libya yesterday in what a senior UN official said was a possible war crime.
Iran said it still faced riots even though the situation was “calmer” yesterday after days of violent protests sparked by a shock decision to hike petrol prices in the sanctions-hit country.
The eyes of truth will never be blinded,” protesters’ placards read, as Palestinian journalists wore eye patches yesterday to decry the wounding of a colleague in the occupied West Bank.
Iraqis flooded the streets of the capital and southern cities on Sunday in a general strike that bolstered the weeks-long movement demanding a government overhaul.
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday threw his support behind a decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing, a move that sparked angry protests in the sanctions-hit country.