Explosion at an Iranian nuclear enrichment site
Last weekend, there was an explosion at an Iranian uranium enrichment plant, which caused a power shortage. Since then, Iran’s foreign minister has threatened to take revenge against Israel, whom he blamed for the explosion. The explosion comes just at a point when relations regarding the 2015 nuclear deal were resumed again a few weeks ago.
- Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of the Queen of England died. His funeral took place this past Saturday,
- President Biden has announced that the remaining U.S. troops that are currently still located in Afghanistan will withdraw by the 11th of September, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
- The U.S. is imposing new sanctions on Russia.