Thousands of mostly African workers gathered in Riyadh seeking repatriation after two people were killed in overnight rioting that followed a visa crackdown by Saudi authorities.
One of those killed was a Saudi, said a government
Twenty-two men accused of rioting during Bahrain's unrest appeared in court for the first time yesterday (August 22).
It is believed to be the first time such a large number of suspects have appeared in court in connection with the unrest
Several Algerian towns that had experienced days of rioting were returning to normal, local people said, after a flare-up of unrest triggered by a sharp rise in food prices.
There were no reports of large-scale disturban
Rioting and fires swept Bangkok on Wednesday after troops stormed a protest encampment, forcing protest leaders to surrender but sparking clashes that killed at least four people.
Protesters torched at least 17 buildings, including the Tha