Iran Deliver Sucker Punch to Wales with Stoppage-Time WinnersIran scored twice after the eighth minute of stoppage time to snatch a stunning 2-0 win over Wales on Friday that breathed new life into their World Cup campaign and left the Welsh flat on their backs and facing a make-or-break decider against England.
Israeli Regime Demolishes Palestinian Elementary School in Occupied West BankIsraeli regime’s forces have demolished a recently-built Palestinian primary school in the Masafer Yatta region of the southern occupied West Bank, where residents are facing the ongoing threat of eviction from their homes and forced displacement in one of the single biggest expulsion decisions since the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories began in 1967.
No Assassination Act To Go Unanswered: IRGC Chief Warns EnemiesThe chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned enemies on Thursday that no act of assassination against the elite force will go unanswered, days after the IRGC blamed Israel for the martyrdom of one of its members in Syria.
Egypt, often the world’s top wheat buyer, saw a rise in imports of the grain from Russia in March despite supply and payment disruptions following its invasion of Ukraine that also drove traders to seek shipments from other suppliers.
An Egyptian court has sentenced former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh and several prominent figures from the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to lengthy jail terms on Sunday for “spreading false news” and plotting to overthrow the state, reports Agence France-Presse and the Reuters news agency.
An Egyptian court sentenced 10 people to death and 153 people to between 10 years and life in prison on Tuesday over alleged supporting or carrying out attacks against security forces and sabotage of state infrastructure.
The United Nations expressed deep concerns over deteriorating health condition of Egypt’s prominent political activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, with the body’s High Commissioner for Human Rights stressing that the life of the jailed hunger striker is “in great danger” after more than 200 days of food abstention.