Iran Summons European, UAE Envoys over Ahvaz Terror AttackIran’s foreign ministry summoned ambassadors of the Netherlands and Denmark as well as chargé d’affaires of the British embassy after terrorists with alleged links to the European countries attacked a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday and killed 25 people and injured over 60 others.
Putin Offers Condolence on Iran Terror AttackRussian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Iran’s president on Saturday after an terrorist attack on an Iranian military parade, saying Moscow was ready to boost joint efforts in the fight against terrorism, RIA news quoted the Kremlin as saying.
An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday 75 of people over security-related charges, including senior Muslim Brotherhood figures. The ruling by the Cairo Criminal Court will automatically be referred to Egypt’s top theological authority, the Grand Mufti, to decide whether they should be sentenced to death
The Egyptian army’s ongoing operation against ISIS-affiliated militants in restive Sinai Peninsula can amount to “collective punishment,” as up to 420,000 people in North Sinai Province are in urgent need of humanitarian aid, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned.