Protesters blocked two bridges in Dhi Qar Province, Lebanon’s protest still ongoing, Bolivian senator declares herself country president

Written by on 2019-11-13

Iraqi protesters on Tuesday blocked a couple of bridges in the city of Nasiriyah, as demonstrations are ongoing against the government. security source in Dhi Qar province  the two blocked bridges are al-Nasr and al-Hadarat in the center of Nasiriyah city. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone call with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi and “deplored” the death toll of the demonstrations among the protesters.

Over the Lebanon where the protest is still ongoing and one protester was killed with live ammunition yesterday south of Lebanon which raised the anger more after the President Michele Aoun TV speech during which he said continuing the protest would deteriorate the interest of Lebanon and the protesters themselves. Also in  the country Minister of Education had suspended all the private schools and colleges today Wednesday due to the ongoing protests.

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Áñez has declared herself interim president of Bolivia, the South American country following Evo Morales’ resignation. Mr Morales condemned the announcement, describing Ms Áñez as “a coup-mongering right-wing senator”. The former president resigned on Sunday after weeks of protests and fled to Mexico, saying he asked for asylum there because his life was in danger.


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