Many commentators across the world believe that Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s statement after receiving the Academy Award and his move to boycott the Oscars ceremony were a very effective response to Trump’s travel ban against Muslim nationals.
The Kuwaiti administration has reportedly given the thumbs down in reaction to Saudi Arabia’s request for subvention in Yemen war.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak engaged in what is said to be “selfie diplomacy”.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani brushed aside remarks by some foreign officials expressing suspicion over the lack of major Takfiri terrorist attacks in Iran, saying Iran’s vigilant security apparatus and wise citizens prevent the operation of terrorists inside the country.
During his unannounced visit to Baghdad, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said the neutral stances held by Iraq can provide ground for rapprochement between geopolitical rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran.
At least 28 people, five seriously, were wounded after a pickup truck hit two cars and then ran into the crowd attending the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, the United States.
Suicide bombers stormed two Syrian security offices in Homs on Saturday, killing dozens with gunfire and explosions including a senior intelligence officer and prompting airstrikes against the last militant-held enclave in the western city.
Iran Wrestling Federation has invited Jordan Burroughs, the well-known American wrestler, to visit Iran alongside his family.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced that Tehran will sign a deal with Kazakhstan to buy 950 tonnes of yellow cake.
US security analysts have found no clear terror threat from citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted in President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban.