Sanctions against Riad Salameh and Iran releases four US prisoners – Trending

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On today’s episode, the US, Canada and the UK issued sanctions against the former governor of Lebanon's central bank, Riad Salameh, and his close associates.

Authorities in Tehran have released four American-Iranian prisoners from Evin Prison and placed them under house arrest.

Egypt’s annual headline inflation increased to a record 36.5 per cent in July, from 35.7 the previous month, driven by higher food and tobacco prices.

US President Joe Biden on Thursday approved a federal disaster declaration for the state of Hawaii as wildfires swept across the island of Maui, leading to mass evacuations, damage and deaths.

Updated: August 11, 2023, 5:44 AM