A demonstrator wears a mask to protect himself from tear gas during a protest in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters

Violent protests rock Iraq and Lebanon. What about Iran?

  • Protests threaten Iran’s regional influence at a time when it is struggling under crippling US sanctions
  • Head of Iran’s elite Quds Force: ‘We in Iran know how to deal with protests’
Topic |   Iran

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A demonstrator wears a mask to protect himself from tear gas during a protest in Baghdad. Photo: Reuters
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Hong Kong police clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay on October 6. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong, Chile, Iraq, Lebanon: protests erupt around the world

  • Protests flare around the world, each with its own trigger, but many of the underlying frustrations are similar
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Hong Kong police clash with anti-government protesters during a demonstration in Causeway Bay on October 6. Photo: Reuters
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