Russia has officially declared that it wants to have a role in the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (Instex), a special mechanism launched since earlier this year to facilitate trade between Iran and the European Union at the time of increased US economic pressure on Tehran.
Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the US Department of Justice’s decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014.
The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned enemies against the possibility of a turn in the country’s military strategy from the current defensive strategy toward an offensive one.
The Arab League has demanded an international investigation into the death of a Palestinian prisoner in solitary confinement at a detention facility in the Israeli-occupied territories, stressing the incident attests to the excessive level of psychological and physical abuse of Palestinian inmates.
The United States and its allies have launched a major military exercise off the coasts pf Australia in the Pacific region, in a move that seems to be part of America’s policy shift towards confronting China’s growing influence in the region.
The Bahraini regime plans to host an international conference led by the US with a focus on what the tiny kingdom and its allies call “Iranian threats” to the security of navigation in the Persian Gulf, months after Washington hosted a similar belligerent forum against the Islamic Republic in Warsaw, Poland.
Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on mental health.
Iran’s minister of telecommunications says that the country is planning to equip mobile devices in the country with a special operating system that would prevent the United States government from banning Iran-made mobile applications.