The Iran men’s national volleyball team has lost to Canada, accepting its second consecutive defeat in the second week of the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Volleyball Men's Nations League.
The European Union failed to agree on new sanctions against Iran amid Italy’s opposition and fears that such moves against Tehran would not stop US President Donald Trump from abandoning a separate nuclear deal.
Iran's Payame Noor University failed to get through to the semifinal round of the 3x3 Fédération Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) World University League 2016 in China, after losing its quarterfinal match to Croatian opponent.
Pope Francis has held a mass in a largely empty stadium in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, as the majority of officials with the Orthodox Christian Church in the country had allegedly asked followers not to attend the event.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has warned South Sudan that it would consider imposing an arms embargo and additional sanctions if the country’s warring sides fail to implement a new peace deal.