More than 20 people were killed and rioters attacked Vietnam's biggest steel plant overnight as violent anti-China protests spread to the centre of the country a day after arson and looting in the south, a doctor and newspapers said on Thurs
Libya's oil production is currently 250,000 barrels a day while the vital southern El Sharara oilfield remains closed, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp (NOC) said.
A new protest has shut down the Zultun and Raquba o
An organizer of women’s protest campaigns in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to six years in prison by a Riyadh court, a report said.
The court found the person guilty of taking part in various banned activities including si
Dozens of residents living in one of Bahrain's most troubled areas have signed a petition calling for an end to protests on Budaiya Highway.
It has been submitted to Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid bin Abdu
About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers.
Two Saudi security officers and two people they were trying to detain were killed in a gunfight on Thursday in the eastern town of Al-Awamiya, the government said.
The area has seen many anti-government protests.
A Riyadh court has sentenced seven men to between six and 20 years in jail for offences that included taking part in protests in the town of Qatif, in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, state news agency SPA said.
SPA said the s
Britons in Bahrain are being warned to be extra vigilant ahead of opposition threats to stage protests this week.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has warned of series of demonstrations are expected to start today (Februa
A group of angry businessmen in Bahrain calling for an end to a mandatory tax on foreign workers has taken their demands to parliament.
They claimed thousands of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have still not recovered f
The shouts of street traders drown out the timid chants of the handful of activists outside the mosque in the heart of Amman where hundreds of people used to protest against Jordan's King Abdullah.
Police and plain clothes int