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Tunisian government announces social reforms after week of unrest

Reforms would guarantee medical care and housing for the disadvantaged, Tunisian gov't said. 

Tunisian police clash with protesters in capital as unrest continues

Protests erupted in at least 12 towns across Tunisia on Monday against price and tax rises imposed by the ...

Eleven Saudi princes detained following protest over utility bills

The meteoric rise of 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has caused rare tensions within the royal family, which for decades favoured rule by consensus.
January 07, 2018 | 07:48 am GMT+7

Khamenei blames Iran's 'enemies' for unrest as US ups the pressure

The estimated death toll is now 21 and authorities have detained at least 450 people in Tehran and 100 more around Isfahan.
January 03, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Nine dead, hundreds arrested as fresh protests hit Iran

'People have had enough, especially the young people. They have nothing to be happy about.'
January 02, 2018 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

Some 13 people were reported killed on Sunday in the worst wave of unrest since crowds took to the streets in 2009.
January 02, 2018 | 11:53 am GMT+7

Anti-Beijing protesters march in Hong Kong

'In 2018, I hope that every Hong Konger can become an avenger,' campaigner Joshua Wong says.​
January 01, 2018 | 05:19 pm GMT+7

Protests hit Tehran, two demonstrators reported killed in Iran town

Two demonstrators had been shot dead  by riot police firing on protesters in a provincial town.
December 31, 2017 | 08:48 am GMT+7

US condemns arrest of demonstrators in Iran

'Less than 50 people' had reportedly gathered in one of the city's squares and several had been arrested after refusing to move on.
December 30, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Fifth day of protests in Middle East over Trump's Jerusalem move

'Jerusalem is and will stay our capital, and we will stay to defend it,' said a Palestinian protester. 
December 12, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem; anti-Trump protest flares in Beirut

'Our hope is that everything is calming down and that we are returning to a path of normal life without riots and without violence.'
December 11, 2017 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Muslims in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

From Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta, protests have been held across Asia to protest Trump's inflammatory decision. 
December 08, 2017 | 05:41 pm GMT+7

The driver taking the rap for Vietnam’s toll station protest

In this conflict, someone must be to blame, and if it's not the officials who approved the station then it must be the drivers.
December 05, 2017 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Lingering protest against controversial station exacts heavy toll on Vietnam highway

Traffic chaos has besieged National Highway 1 in Tien Giang Province as drivers try to disrupt services at the toll station.
December 03, 2017 | 07:59 pm GMT+7

Disgruntled drivers jam up newly reopened toll station again in southern Vietnam

Police were forced to detain two disobeying protesters, and cars were eventually allowed to pass through for free twice as chaos ensued.
November 30, 2017 | 10:51 pm GMT+7