Explosives thrown at home of SF’s Gerry Adams, while Derry rioting blamed on ‘New’ IRA

A week of rioting and violence across Northern Ireland culminated in explosive devices being thrown at the Belfast homes of prominent Sinn Fein activists, including the party’s former leader Gerry Adams. The home of the republican Bobby Storey, who previously served as the party’s chairman in Northern Ireland, was also targeted. Read more The Police […]

Tear gas fired at rioting protesters outside US embassy in Beirut

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 08:40 Edited time: 10 Dec, 2017 08:55 DETAILS TO FOLLOW Tear gas and small clashes outside US embassy in Beirut as protesters throw rocks at police following Trump’s Jerusalem decision. Several young men being carried out. pic.twitter.com/KmzSghJ7BL — Louisa Loveluck (@leloveluck) December 10, 2017 Islamic groups hold protest outside US […]

Prison staff ‘attacked with pool balls’ by rioting inmates

Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 09:24 Prison staff were “attacked with pool balls” during a “disturbance” that saw 80 inmates take over a wing at a high-security prison in Worcestershire on Wednesday night. Read more The disorder at the Category A prison HMP Long Lartin was reportedly brought back under control in the early hours […]

Journalist indicted on felony rioting at Trump inauguration faces 75 years in prison

A journalist has been indicted by a grand jury on felony charges that he participated in a riot while covering the protests on Inauguration day in Washington, DC. He faces 75 years in prison if convicted. Aaron Cantu, a staff writer at the Santa Fe Reporter, was one of around 230 people arrested during protests […]

Egypt is downplaying its rioting — but it’s finally gaining momentum

Thomson Reuters Earlier this month, bread riots erupted in Egypt. Thousands of angry demonstrators blocked roads and crowded around state-affiliated bakeries, protesting a government decision to reduce the number of loaves of subsidized bread each family could purchase. As security forces clashed with rioters in poor localities in Alexandria, Kafr El Sheikh, Minya, and Asyut, […]