Northrop Grumman Corporation, the American manufacturer of the RQ-4A Global Hawk spy drone recently shot down by the Islamic Republic, had reportedly used a fictitious war scenario with Iran to convince the Pentagon to buy the expensive unmanned aerial vehicle.
US 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says a war with Iran would “be based on a lie” just like the US invasion of Vietnam and Iraq in the past, vowing to do whatever he can as an American senator to “stop US attacking Iran.”
Japan’s economy grew slightly faster than initially estimated in the first quarter, thanks to stronger capital spending, but analysts say global trade tensions remain a drag on growth and raise risks to the outlook for the export-reliant nation.
The International Criminal Court's (ICC) chief prosecutor has filed an appeal challenging the court's rejection of a probe into war crimes in Afghanistan by invading US forces, local Afghan troops as well as Taliban and other militant groups.
The leader of Taliban militant group has vowed to continue battling US-led foreign forces in the country until its objectives are fulfilled, stressing that the group did not plan to sit down for talks with Kabul.
The secretary general of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement warned that a war against Iran would not stop at the Islamic Republic's borders, and its flames will engulf the entire Middle East region.
France has urged Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to stop the “dirty war” on Yemen, but says, at the same time, that it will continue its controversial arms sales to the Persian Gulf states.