Turkish automaker Tofas said on Monday it halted production at its plant in the northwestern city of Bursa as employees joined a labour protest, adding the stoppage was not expected to have an impact on its sales.
Workers at Tofas
Bahraini fishermen gathered at the Bahraini Fishermen Society headquarters in Muharraq to renew calls to reject the new six-month shrimping ban.
The fishermen said that the new ban, which has been extended from four to six months,
Libyan protesters have shut down an eastern gas field and threaten to close the western Wafa oil and gas field, which would stop gas exports to Italy, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said.
The closure will w
More than 60 parents have protested outside a public school in Sanabis, Bahrain over allegations of rat infestations, power cuts and unhygienic conditions.
They gathered outside the Sanabis Primary School for Girls yesterday along
Bahrain was determined to go about its daily business yesterday (February 12), despite rioters' attempts to block roads and attack police in the run-up to the fourth anniversary of 2011's unrest.
Shops and restaurants rema
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry on Thursday issued a warning to women not to get behind the wheel in defiance of the kingdom's men-only road rules after a renewed social media campaign to challenge the law by driving in public.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a joint session of parliament on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over mass protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.
Sharif had called the session and he
More than 20,000 anti-government protesters flooded the centre of Pakistan's capital on Saturday, vowing to stay in the streets until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns.
The numbers were far below what protest organizers expe
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