Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, 62, was killed in a brazen daylight gun and bomb attack on his car in a town east of Tehran on Friday. Conflicting reports have emerged regarding the details of the assassination, including the numbers of perpetrators involved and the weapons used. Iran has blamed Israel for the attack, and threatened to avenge the “martyr.”
Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden has now declared victory in the November vote, despite Donald Trump’s insistence that the election was rigged. On Sunday, Biden named Obama-era staffer Jen Psaki as a potential candidate for White House Press Secretary.
Beijing has responded in a tit-for-tat diplomatic row with Washington over a national security law aimed at cracking down on US-backed opposition groups across the special administrative region, with fresh measures passed on Monday, Chinese state media reported.
In May 2018 the administration of US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed devastating Obama era sanctions on the Middle Eastern country, despite the International Atomic Energy Agency certifying that Iran was in full compliance with the JCPoA in 12 consecutive reports.
Local Labour constituency organisations and affiliated trade unions have defied the leadership of Sir Keir Starmer and demanded that his predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, have his whip restored.
Once winter comes, bats usually fly to southern countries or hide in lofts, an expert says, adding that this year the bats might have failed to find a place for hibernation.
The world anxiously awaits Iran’s response to the assassination of nuclear and missile scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Fakhrizadeh was mortally wounded in a roadside attack on his vehicle about 175 km east of Tehran on Friday. Tehran has accused Tel Aviv of involvement, but has yet to present its evidence. Israel has made no public comment.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the global death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 1.45 million, over 62.6 million cases have been registered, and more than 40 million people have already recovered.