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Is 'Gilets Jaunes' a French version of a much more global phenomenon?

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SHAFAQNA | by Nasibeh Yazdani - In his first speak to the French people after four weeks of anti-government protest (gilets jaunes) movement, Macron said he took his "share of responsibility" for the anger in France and promise to respond…

Bahrain cracks down on Formula One protesters

SHAFAQNA - Security forces in Bahrain cracked down hard on people protesting the country’s hosting of the Formula One race, which they say serves to distract world attention away from the government’s large-scale rights violations. Protest…

Bahraini Police Attack Peaceful Rally near Manama

SHAFAQNA - Police in Bahrain clashed with protesters who took to the streets in the Bahraini village of Sanabis in response to a call by the Persian Gulf country’s opposition groups for a rally days after execution of three young activists…

Bahrain Police Attack Execution Protesters

SHAFAQNA- The clashes broke out on Monday as protesters gathered in the village of al-Daih west of Manama, witnesses said. Dozens of men and women took part in the demonstration shouting "down with the house of Saud.” The gathering was…