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Iran death toll rises as protests intensify

Iranian lawmakers chant ‘thank you, police’ despite growing public outrage over woman’s death

DUBAI, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Iranian lawmakers chanted “thank you, police” at a parliamentary session on Sunday in a show of support for a tough crackdown on widespread anti-government protests over the death of a young woman in police custody. Activity. Protests sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini from Iranian Kurdistan have turned …

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Iranian police say woman's death 'unfortunate' as protests continue

Iranian police say woman’s death ‘unfortunate’ as protests continue

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Mahsa Amini was detained by the ethics police last week Protests erupt in areas including Tehran, Kurdish province Morality police enforce strict dress code for women DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Iranian police said on Monday that the death of a young woman in …

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Iran outraged at woman who died after arrest wearing hijab

Iran outraged at woman who died after arrest wearing hijab

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Young woman dies in ethics police custody Iran sees street protests and social media outrage Government denies Mahsa Amini was beaten DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Protests continued on Sunday, with #MahsaAmini becoming one of the most trending hashtags ever on Persian Twitter as …

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Protests erupt at funeral of Iranian woman who died after moral police arrest

Protests erupt at funeral of Iranian woman who died after moral police arrest

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register DUBAI, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Security forces used tear gas to disperse as protests erupted in western Iran on Saturday over the funeral of a young woman who died after being detained by ethics police enforcing strict hijab rules Demonstrator. Video posted on social …

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Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border conflict escalates over use of heavy weapons

Iranian woman’s death after ethics police arrest sparks protests

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register DUBAI, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The death of a young Iranian woman in a coma after being detained by ethics police enforcing Iran’s strict hijab rules sparked protests by Iranians on social media and in the streets on Friday. For the past few months, …

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Depositors hold up two Lebanese banks to grab their own money

Depositors hold up two Lebanese banks to grab their own money

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Lebanese banned from depositing during crisis Woman storms bank to get cash for sick sister Another man with gun arrested after hijacking another bank Phenomenon illustrates the plight of ‘failed state’ Lebanon BEIRUT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Two seemingly heavily armed and desperate Lebanese …

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Charles' succession sparks calls in Caribbean for reparations, removal of monarch as head of state

Charles’ succession sparks calls in Caribbean for reparations, removal of monarch as head of state

Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register KINGSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Politicians and activists have renewed calls for former Caribbean colonies to abolish the monarch’s status as head of state and demand that Britain pay slavery reparations after King Charles ascended to the throne. . Charles succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth, …

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Hamas authorities execute five Palestinians in Gaza

Hamas authorities execute five Palestinians in Gaza

May 29, 2022 Panorama of Gaza City.REUTERS/Mohammad Salem/File photo Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register GAZA, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Gaza’s ruling Hamas Islamists executed five Palestinians on Sunday, two of them in 2015 and 2009, the Hamas interior ministry said. Years of spying for Israel. Dawn executions by hanging …

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Protesters march in Belgrade against planned gay pride event

Protesters march in Belgrade against planned gay pride event

BELGRADE, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Thousands of religious and right-wing opponents of the European Gay Pride event in Belgrade protested in the Serbian capital on Sunday, although the government has said it will cancel or postpone the event. Belgrade will host the EuroPride parade on September 17th, which is held in a different European city …

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