announced on Thursday, the end of a large-scale manipulation campaign launched from Iran and directed against several countries, including France . The social network said it removed 783 pages, collections and accounts that reproduced Iran's official position on sensitive issues such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Syria and Yemen in targeted countries under cover of local accounts or pages. "Although the people behind these activities tried to hide their identities, but a manual check allowed us to link these accounts with Iran."

He noted that these activities were found in 26 Muslim-majority countries in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East , also in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India , Indonesia, Malaysia and South Africa.