Bahrainis continue protests over revoking Ayatollah Qassim’s citizenship

Anti-government protesters hold posters of Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim in a protest organized by Bahrain's main opposition group, Al Wefaq, in Budaiya, Bahrain, in 2013. (REUTERS)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • People in Bahrain continue their sit-in protest outside Ayatollah Issa Qassim’s house to show their anger at the government's decision to strip the top Shia cleric of his citizenship.
  • The UN special envoy to Yemen says the warring sides have yet to agree on the sequencing of the measures to be taken in a roadmap he has proposed for peace.
  • Scores of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are on hunger strike to protest Tel Aviv’s administrative detention policy. We’ll bring you a report from Ramallah.
  • The German finance minister says the European Union must change regardless of the outcome of Thursday’s vote on Britain’s exit from the bloc.
  • And the standoff between the French government and unions over the labor reforms shows no sign of abating as more national protests are planned despite officials’ opposition.

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