Mubarak will always be remembered for the efforts he exerted in the modernisation of Egypt, for the infrastructure he built and for the stability he ensured. But his 30-year rule was too long for Egyptians to swallow, especially as it was marked with corruption, shady deals and the uneven distribution of resources.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked US President Joe Biden during a recent phone conversation to keep sanctions on the International Criminal Court (ICC) officials, imposed by the administration of former President Donald Trump, Axios reported, citing Israeli officials.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has created a task force to investigate the suspected mysterious acoustic attacks on US intelligence officers, CNN broadcaster reported.
Israel is a fierce opponent to the possible reconstruction of Iran’s 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which it considers not strict enough, and is reportedly contemplating taking part in the negotiation process, presenting its own demands, particularly related to Iran's ballistic missile programme and alleged support for Hezbollah.
Washington has claimed to have totally withdrawn its military forces from Somalia, but the recent images of the type of heavily-modified private passenger aircraft used by civilian contractors points to ongoing operations of a more secretive nature in the East African nation
Earlier, the guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force replenishment ship JS Hamana and light frigate FNS Prairial to conduct a tri-lateral replenishment-at-sea.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 2.491 million; over 112.3 million cases of the infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ star officially filed to divorce her famed husband last week following a rocky year full of public drama and tears (quite literally in Kanye West’s case). The divorce process is expected to be peaceful but many are wondering – is there no turning back point for the Hollywood couple?