Saudi Arabia and Iran have taken steps towards indirect talks to defuse tensions in the Middle East, with Riyadh asking Iraq and Pakistan to speak with the Iranian leadership about deescalation, according to the New York Times.
Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as a climate emergency, police and media reports said.
The Kremlin has described as quite worrying a New York Times report alleging that the United States has escalated its cyber attacks against Russia through incorporating malicious software into Russian power systems.
Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad blasted the silence of the foreign-based Persian-language media over a recent report about the recruitment of children from Sudan by Saudi Arabia to fight in Yemen.
Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate Iranian officials, The New York Times reported, citing three sources familiar with the matter.
One after another, US President Donald Trump's top lieutenants stepped forward to declare, "Not me." They lined up to deny writing an incendiary New York Times opinion piece that was purportedly submitted by a member of an administration "resistance" movement straining to thwart Trump's most dangerous impulses.
The anonymous Op-Ed essay published in the New York Times this week which was attributed to "a senior Trump official" was, in fact, written by the Times itself, according to American economist and author Dr. Paul Craig Roberts.