Iran has exported some 285 tons of non-oil commodities from Tamarchin customs in northwest of the country in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), said a local official in West Azarbaijan Province.
The West will be haunted for decades to come by its failure to do more to help poor countries cope with the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 crisis, Sir Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, warned.
Nigerien student Hachimou Abdou has had to catch a boat to classes since river water swamped his route to university in the capital Niamey — one of about 760,000 people hit by severe flooding in recent weeks in parts of West and Central Africa.
A UN special rapporteur, who has raised a firestorm by condemning the assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, has once again denounced the United States' sheer disregard for international law.
Iran’s foreign minister censured the West for supporting and the UN Security Council for failing to condemn the deadly gas attacks former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein made on Iranian civilians during the 1980s war.