Seven artists asked New York City's (NYC) Whitney Museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law enforcement supplies including tear gas.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deplored Washington and Tel Aviv’s decision to leave UNESCO and a number of other international agreements, saying that they may decide to withdraw from planet Earth in their next move.
Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN says the United States should stop supporting terrorism in Syria and end its illegal military presence there as regional efforts are underway to find a political solution to over seven years militancy gripping the Arab country.
Iran says it could withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if the “atmosphere of uncertainty” created by the new US administration continues to prevent Tehran from reaping the benefits of the multilateral accord, particularly in the business and banking sectors.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces retreated to positions they held in northern Iraq in June 2014 in response to an Iraqi Army advance into the region after a Kurdish secession referendum rejected by Baghdad, a senior Iraqi commander said on Wednesday.
The United States has announced that it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at the end of the year, accusing the UN's cultural organization of "anti-Israel bias."
Germany, by mid-June, will decide whether to pull out its troops from Turkey after Ankara in a controversial move refused to grant German lawmakers access to a key NATO base on its soil near Syria, an official says.
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, one of the candidates in Iran's upcoming presidential elections, in a statement on Monday, announced that he is withdrawing from the presidential race while backing another candidate, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi.
Climate negotiators have gathered in the German city of Bonn to draft an executive guide for the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, which is hailed by many as the framework for action against global warming.