In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 26.
Minister Sameh Shokry attended the summit held in Saudi Arabia's Al Ola town on January 5, 2021.
The year 2020 was not the most amazing year for many people. Since its early months, the world have been witnessing jaw-dropping events at a very rapid pace.
Five civilians were injured after a military mortar launched by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from Yemeni territories towards a village in Al-Harath Governorate in the Jizan region.
Speaker of the Arab Parliament Mishaal Al-Salami has said the Iranian regime is responsible for terrorist attempts carried out by Houthis targeting Saudi Arabia.
The United Arab Emirates agreement with Israel is a sovereign decision and is not directed at Iran, the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Monday.
Turkey launched airstrikes against different targets in Kurdistan region, northern Iraq, reported Shafaq News Agency.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Egypt affirms its complete rejection of any interference affecting the sovereignty of any of the brotherly Arab states.
They turned violent before being put down by security forces amid a near-total internet blackout.
“The court has sentenced her to six years,” said Saeid Dehghan.
US special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, confirmed the strategy two weeks after a US official, speaking on condition anonymity, said the United States had told Britain, France, and Germany of its plan.
Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 4,585, with 111 more overnight, a health ministry official said on Monday.
Schenker, who in March said Washington was "enormously disappointed" by Iraq's performance in protecting U.S.-led coalition forces, repeated Washington's concerns.
The United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country, though the penalties had not hampered its fight against the infection.
The United States should lift sanctions if Washington wants to help Iran to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
Iran's COVID-19 death toll has reached 1,685 with 129 deaths in the past 24 hours, Straits Times quoted the health ministry's spokesman as saying on Sunday.
Iraq's president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker and former Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the next prime minister.
Iran has temporarily freed about 85,000 prisoners, including political prisoners