Despite carrying on with much of his predecessor’s foreign policy agenda, President Biden’s administration has yet to bring up “Arab NATO”, the Trump-era effort to build a coalition of Middle Eastern states to “confront Iranian aggression”, terrorism and extremism, and to “promote economic growth” and energy security.
MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - A birthday party at a mobile home community in the US city of Colorado Springs descended into violence when a man whose girlfriend was attending opened fire at the revelers, police said Saturday.
Facebook’s moderation policies have long been criticized by various activist groups who said that the platform does not properly handle “inappropriate” content. It sparked #DeleteFacebook and “Stop Hate for Profit” campaigns to draw attention to the issue.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least six people, including two law enforcement officers, were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a police station in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the country’s Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has confirmed.
Although the tunnel did not lead across the border into US territory, it could have been intended to connected with another underground passage stretching from Tijuana to San Diego.
In Russia and across the former USSR, Sunday marks the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany and its allies in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945. Parades dedicated to the hallowed day were held across Russia, with Moscow boasting the largest, with thousands of troops, nearly 200 vehicles, and dozens of aircraft taking part.
In April, Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko revealed that the country's security forces had detained a group of people plotting his assassination, and claimed that the US State Department had backed the conspirators.
The photos arrive as the daily attendance at the Grand Mosque in Mecca during this year’s Hajj was limited amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with only those vaccinated reportedly being allowed to perform prayers at the Kaaba.