Armenians went to the polls Sunday in early parliamentary elections called by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an attempt to heal divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan and renew his mandate.
Oxfam has accused the British government of prolonging the war in Yemen by allowing the export of air-to-air refueling equipment that it fears could be used to help the Saudi Air Force conduct indiscriminate bombing in the country.
When Bangladeshi textile firm DBL set up shop in Ethiopia two years ago, the African nation was the garment industry’s bright new frontier, boasting abundant cheap labor and a government keen to woo companies with tax breaks and cheap loans.
Iran’s foreign minister stressed the need for an end to Saudi-led attacks against Yemen and a political process to resolve the conflict there, saying the world community has a “moral responsibility” to help bring an end to the tragedy unfolding in the war-torn country and hold the aggressors accountable.
A military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned that any act of military aggression by the US against Iran leading even to a limited conflict would likely set off a “full-scale war” that would afflict other parts of the region too.