Saturday 31 January 2015
opposition leader

Bahrain opposition leader cleared of terror charges

A senior member of Bahrain's Shi'ite opposition said he was cleared of terrorism charges on Wednesday, a move that could help stalled talks with the government to try and end months of sporadic unrest. Khalil al-Marzouq fr


Violence mars funeral of Tunisian leader

Tens of thousands of Tunisians turned out on Friday to mourn secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid, whose assassination has deepened a political crisis and led to violent protests against the Islamist-led government. Teargas and


Gunmen open fire at Iran opposition leader

Unidentified men opened fire this week on leading Iranian opposition figure Mehdi Karoubi in the city of Ghazvin, 124 km west of Tehran, according to a report by opposition website. Karoubi, a defeated candidate in presidential elections l

 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events