Protests Over Blockade Turn Violent : NPR

Protesters take cover next to tires on fire near the fence of Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday. Abdel Kareem Hana/AP hide caption toggle caption Abdel Kareem Hana/AP Protesters take cover next to tires on fire near the fence of Gaza Strip border with […]

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Tunisian President Fires Prime Minister After Violent Protests : NPR

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia’s president fired the country’s prime minister Sunday and froze parliament’s activities after violent demonstrations over the country’s pandemic and economic situation. Protesters erupted with celebration in the streets of Tunis after the late-night announcement. President Kais Saied also lifted the immunity of all parliament members and said he would name a […]

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Deadly street protests over Iran water shortages

Security forces in Iran’s southwest Khuzestan province have been firing bullets at people protesting due to severe water shortages. The shortages are happening in one of the country’s hottest regions, where temperatures can reach 50 degrees Celsius. Iran has called claims of a crackdown on protesters, by the UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet, “false accusations”. […]

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