Al Ahli let a two-goal lead slip late in its clash with Persepolis in their 2017 AFC Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday evening, with the removal of attacking talents Leonardo and Omar Al Soma in favor of more defensive options eventually proving costly.
Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have stepped up both the speed and number of removals of hate speech on their platforms in response to EU pressure to do more to tackle the issue, results of an EU evaluation seen by Reuters showed.
The Iran-P5+1 Joint Commission said the body “recognized the United States’ assurance that extension of the Iran Sanctions Act does not affect in any way the sanctions lifting Iran receives under the deal or the ability of companies to do business in Iran consistent with the JCPOA.”
The Iran-P5+1 commission monitoring the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal has emphasized the need for all relevant parties to honor their obligations under the accord, particularly those related to the lifting of anti-Iran sanctions.
US President Barack Obama has ordered his administration to take steps towards lifting sanctions on Iran in accordance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) reached between Tehran and the P5+1 group of nations in July.
Iran’s economy could grow by at least 4 percent as soon as the US-engineered sanctions imposed against the country begin to be lifted in 2016 as envisaged in a nuclear breakthrough agreed on between Iran and the P5+1 in Vienna in July.