The United Nations Security Council rejected a U.S. proposal to extend a five-year ban on the sale of conventional weapons to Iran, leaving Washington isolated on an issue that once drew a broad consensus.
The diplomatic breakthrough caps more than a quarter-century of deepening—but secret—business and security ties between the two countries that signals a major shift in the geopolitics of the Middle East.
European countries are pushing ahead with reopening schools despite an uptick in coronavirus cases and new studies suggesting children could be more susceptible to the disease than originally thought.9
A company executive in the vital market opposed a move to ban a controversial politician who staffers concluded had violated hate-speech rules. Some current and former employees allege the ruling party got favorable treatment.73