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Iraqi Security Forces Push to Regain Control of Cities from Protesters

Iraqi Security Forces Push to Regain Control of Cities from Protesters

BAGHDAD—Iraqi security forces on Saturday regained control over some areas in central Baghdad and southern cities after an influential cleric…
Protesters Mass in Baghdad, Demanding U.S. Leave Iraq

Protesters Mass in Baghdad, Demanding U.S. Leave Iraq

BAGHDAD — Throngs of Iraqis gathered on the streets of the capital, Baghdad, in the early hours of Friday to…
Protesters Attack U.S. Embassy in Iraq, Chanting ‘Death to America’

Protesters Attack U.S. Embassy in Iraq, Chanting ‘Death to America’

BAGHDAD — Protesters broke into the heavily guarded compound of the United States Embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday and set…
Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance on Protesters

Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance on Protesters

Faced with a simmering fury in the country, Iran’s leaders on Wednesday abruptly softened their stance toward street protests that…
Iran Used Firearms in Deadly Crackdown on Protesters, Officials Admit

Iran Used Firearms in Deadly Crackdown on Protesters, Officials Admit

Two weeks after protests gripped Iran — and quickly turned deadly — the government has acknowledged that security officers used…
Hong Kong Protesters Return in Force a Week After Vote Bolsters Their Cause

Hong Kong Protesters Return in Force a Week After Vote Bolsters Their Cause

HONG KONG — After a relative lull in the protests, thousands of pro-democracy activists turned out Sunday for three demonstrations…
Protesters in Iraq topple a prime minister but want more

Protesters in Iraq topple a prime minister but want more

FOR TWO months Iraq has been buffeted by big protests. Tens of thousands of people, angry over corruption, poor governance…
Iraq Protesters Burn Down Iran Consulate in Night of Anger

Iraq Protesters Burn Down Iran Consulate in Night of Anger

BAGHDAD — Iraqi protesters in the southern city of Najaf burned down the Iranian Consulate there on Wednesday night in…
Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

Hong Kong Violence Escalates as Police and Protesters Clash at University

HONG KONG — Hundreds of Hong Kong activists armed with firebombs and bows-and-arrows on Monday battled riot police who have…
Hong Kong Police Break Out the Tear Gas Early, Sending Protesters Scrambling

Hong Kong Police Break Out the Tear Gas Early, Sending Protesters Scrambling

HONG KONG—Police fired water cannons and tear gas early in the day in an effort to break up a pro-democracy…
Iraqi Protesters Flood Baghdad Square Despite Violent Crackdown

Iraqi Protesters Flood Baghdad Square Despite Violent Crackdown

BAGHDAD — Masked and black clad security forces fired barrages of pepper spray, tear gas and sound bombs into crowds…
Catalonia Protesters Push on Vote for Independence

Catalonia Protesters Push on Vote for Independence

BARCELONA—Catalonia’s secessionist leader Thursday pledged another referendum on independence from Spain, after days of clashes between police and protesters left…
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