The United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Mohammed Gargash, says the Persian Gulf country, a key part of the Saudi-led military coalition pounding Yemen, is not leaving the war-torn country despite an ongoing drawdown and redeployment of Emirati forces.
The Afghan government has demanded an explanation from the United States following an assertion by US President Donald Trump who suggested that the US could end the long war in Afghanistan by effectively nuking it.
Iran has condemned Nigeria’s deadly crackdown on supporters of senior Muslim figure Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been jailed for over four years, renewing the call for the cleric’s release and his “immediate” access to medical services.
Iran’s finance minister said that the country is to fully legalize cryptocurrencies as the government moves to introduce regulations that would allow people to mine and trade digital currencies within certain limits.
Iran observes all US ships in the Persian Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran’s Navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club (YJC) website.
On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Sotheby’s auction dedicated to Space Exploration totaled $5.5 million in New York, surpassing its high estimate by $1 million and with an exceptional 93 percent of all lots sold. The sale featured a wide variety of material from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions, including direct consignments from astronauts, an impressive collection of flown mission artifacts and hardware, the finest single-owner collection of flown Robbins medallions, early contractor’s models, spacesuits, maps, charts and more.