Schools, banks and government offices across Lebanon shut down Friday after hours of gun battles between heavily armed militias killed six people and terrorized the residents of Beirut. The government called for a day of mourning following the arm..
Armed clashes broke out in Beirut Thursday during a protest against the lead judge investigating last year’s massive blast in the city’s port, as tensions over the domestic probe boiled over. Gunfire echoed in the capital, and ambulanc..
Irish author Sally Rooney has turned down an offer to have her new book, 'Beautiful World, Where Are You', translated into Hebrew with a major Israeli publisher, citing her support for the BDS movement. Irish author Sally Rooney has refuse..
Italian police used water cannon and tear gas on Saturday to push back hundreds of people, including neo-fascist activists, demonstrating in Rome against a government drive to make the COVID-19 "Green Pass" mandatory for all workers. One..
More than 100,000 Poles demonstrated on Sunday in support of European Union membership after a court ruling that parts of EU law are incompatible with the constitution raised concerns the country could eventually leave the bloc. Politicians across..
Thousands of demonstrators marched down Rome’s famous Via Veneto and other streets on Saturday, some smashing their way into a union office and clashing with police as they protested Italy’s new “Green Pass” vaccination requir..
Canada will place unvaccinated federal employees on unpaid leave and require COVID-19 shots for air, train and ship passengers, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, as he unveiled one of the world's strictest vaccine mandate policies...
At least one protester was killed and several others were injured in protests that came days after former President Donald Trump announced the US would remove Sudan from its terrorism list. Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas to disperse ..
Sudanese protesters on Saturday blocked two key oil pipelines in Port Sudan, the main port on the Red Sea, over a peace deal with rebel groups, the oil minister said. Oil Minister Gadein Ali Obeid warned that this was "an extremely grave situ..