Tag: Rebellions and uprisings

Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

BEIRUT — A string of court cases and judicial investigations against Lebanese media figures is testing this country's reputation as a forum for ideas...
AP Explains: Syria’s starved, rebellious suburb under attack

BEIRUT — The airstrikes came at a rate of one a minute, with horrible results: civilians fleeing collapsing buildings, children trapped under slabs of...
New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects

GLENVILLE, Minn. — Wind turbines have become as commonplace in parts of the rural Midwest as tree-sheltered farmhouses, gray-metal grain bins and deeply furrowed...
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BANGKOK — Rights groups are urging authorities in Myanmar to investigate and release information about two ethnic Kachin civilians believed to be held by...
The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

BEIRUT — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): ...
Philippine rebel chief: Marawi attackers plotted 2nd city

MANILA, Philippines — Islamic State group-linked militants planned but failed to attack another southern Philippine city shortly after troops crushed their siege of Marawi...
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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president offered a nearly $500 bounty for each communist rebel killed by government forces to save on anti-insurgency costs...
Israeli military court to try Palestinian teen protest icon

NABI SALEH, West Bank — Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court on Tuesday for slapping...
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JACKSON, Miss. — Here's a dark-horse candidate for the most unpopular law passed by last year's Mississippi Legislature: House Bill 1106 . ...
US Sen. Rubio steps up Venezuela rhetoric by suggesting coup

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio stepped up his typically strong rhetoric against the Venezuelan government Friday by suggesting its army should rise up...

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