Iran’s ministry of education on Sunday banned the use of foreign social media networks in schools, the ILNA news agency reported, amid a push by Tehran to limit the influence of outside online platforms.
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Iran on Sunday condemned allegations of a chemical attack on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta rebel holdout as a “conspiracy” against its ally President Bashar al-Assad and a pretext for military action.
Rescuers are digging through the debris of buildings felled by an earthquake that killed more than 430 people in the border region of Iran and Iraq.
Iran manufactured the ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Shiite rebels toward the Saudi capital and remnants of it bore “Iranian markings,” the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday, backing the kingdom’s earlier allegations.
SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said yesterday he expects an overflow crowd for the five playing days of the FIBA Olympic qualifier that will be held at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena on July 5-10 and to make the games accessible to a wider audience, there are plans for a closed-circuit coverage in movie theaters across the country and to set up giant screens in town plazas and open parking lots.
The Philippines, Italy and Serbia were earlier picked by the FIBA Executive Committee to host the three tournaments from a short list of eight bidders. The minimum bid was 1.8 Million Euros. Under FIBA’s strict rules of confidentiality, no amounts of the winning bids were disclosed.