According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), developers said the country's new supercomputer will provide large-scale data processing services for a range of state-run and private scientific research. It will also be used for artificial intelligence analysis, crunching traffic and weather data, and image processing, among other things.
The action comes amid recent reports of Israeli artillery shelling of the Gaza Strip, with more than 20 shells fired, according to local media reports, and sirens of missile attacks over cities in southern Israel sounding, as the country's Iron Dome air defense system intercepts new rockets.
Former Pentagon chief Mark Esper likely lost favor with then-US President Donald Trump in July 2020 after attempting to rename several US military bases named after heroes of the Confederacy, a pro-slavery insurrection that was defeated in 1865. Trump called them “part of a Great American Heritage” and reversed the order.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US media are not trustworthy at the moment, telling "all lies now, all the time," Suzanne Massie, a US historian who advised President Ronald Reagan on Russia, told Russian media.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask guidelines this week, saying fully vaccinated persons could participate in social activities both in and out of doors without the need to wear a mask or engage in social distancing. President Biden said people who have not been vaxxed should continue to “wear a mask until you do.”
The United States has been in Syria since 2016, justifying its presence in the country by the alleged threat of a resurgent Daesh (ISIS)*, which was routed in 2017. The Syrian government has repeatedly demanded that US troops vacate the country.
The supermodel was sporting a traditional dress and wearing a Keffiyeh and face mask while waving a Palestinian flag and flashing a peace sign.
The death toll from the coronavirus infection in the world topped 3.36 million, and over 162 million cases were detected, as of Sunday, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.