- President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted that the continuing protests in Iran indicate people in that Middle Eastern country are fed up with their government.
“The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism,” the president wrote on Twitter. “Looks like they will not take it any longer.”
- Likud party calls for de-facto annexation of Israeli settlements.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party unanimously urged legislators in a non-binding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state.
- Iran protesters rally again despite warning of crackdown. Anti-government protesters demonstrated in Iran on Sunday in defiance of a warning by authorities of a crackdown, extending for a fourth day one of the most audacious challenges to the clerical leadership since pro-reform unrest in 2009.