Iran Leader Sends Message to 2022 Hajj, Urges Muslims’ UnityLeader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei sent a message to the 2022 Hajj pilgrimage, inviting Muslims around the world to turn away from what leads to “disunity and division” while also talking about Islamic awakening and resistance.
US Africa Strategy Unveiled: Countering ChinaThe White House on Monday published its new strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa, which explicitly aims to counter China’s extensive investment on the continent and oppose Russia’s supposed “harmful activities” there.
FBI Raids Trump’s Private Residence in FloridaThe US domestic intelligence and security service (FBI) raided Donald Trump’s residence in Mar-A-Lago, Florida on Monday, in a move the former US president called an "assault". While the Justice Department has not officially commented on the operation yet, several major US news outlets reported the raid may have been related to boxes of classified documents Trump took with him from the White House, citing “persons familiar” with the matter.
Activists gathered in Sydney to protest visit of Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to Australia as the Buddhist regime of Myanmar is internationally blamed for "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslim minority.
Australian police said on Saturday a man who set fire to a pickup truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday and stabbed three people, was inspired by ISIS but did not have direct links with the terrorist group.
French FM Jean Yves-Drian on Saturday blamed the US and Australia for a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, insisting there may be major consequences to Paris-Washington relations and for the transatlantic alliance.
The lesson from Australia is that the influence of Murdoch isn’t impossible to dislodge. It’s possible to stand up to its bullying and a worldview that demonizes anybody who doesn’t believe in the supremacy of white Christians.