Protests erupted in Suweida over deteriorating living standards, as Assad struggles to keep the economy afloat.
Iraqi protesters are concerned whether Prime Minister Mahdi's replacement will be acceptable to the nation, while experts warn that any bold moves by Iran could lead to further bloodshed or worse.
Renewed protests began on Thursday evening in a month of deadly unrest that has claimed more than 200 lives.
Arab residents complain about a lack of basic services and discrimination by local administrations run by the YPG, the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror group.
As May 8 general elections approach, South Africans accuse the ruling African National Congress (ANC) of reneging on Nelson Mandela's 1994 promise of "a better life for all."
Using social networking sites like Twitter Sudanese youth are voicing their anger and frustrations against president Omar al-Bashir, who has been criticised for mismanaging the country's economy.
The River Nile State declared emergency and curfew on Wednesday as protesters called for overthrow of Omar al Bashir's government
Refugees and aid workers say the Iraqi government is forcibly returning displaced civilians back to their homes so they can participate in the upcoming election in May.
US President Donald Trump says his administration is doing a good job in its relief efforts in storm-hit Puerto Rico. But locals are complaining that they still have "not seen any help."
Israel has set up its own municipal authority to service only the small Jewish settler population in the Palestinian-majority city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. Rights organisations say this is yet another divisive move by Israel.
Unrest began in Buenaventura on Friday after a days-long peaceful strike ended in violent clashes between the protesters and security forces. Demonstrators have been protesting against lack of access to running water and basic services.
Voting began in Nepal on Sunday in its first local elections in two decades, a landmark moment in the country's full transition to democracy. The vote has been split into two phases because of unrest in the southern plains bordering India.
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