The launch is raising concerns about the growing number of nuclear programs in the volatile Middle East.
The detained man, Jamshid Sharmahd of the Kingdom Assembly of Iran, is accused of planning attacks on Iran, including a 2008 one that killed 14 and injured 200.
American military officials in Iraq want two detainees taken off their hands and a British court has blocked sharing evidence for any death-penalty case. But other options are also getting a second look.
Record high temperatures were recorded in Baghdad and Damascus, and experts warned of the effects of prolonged heat waves as the planet warms.
Trace quantities of isotopes hint at the true origin of a kind of glass that was highly prized in the Roman Empire.
Another Afghan helicopter was hit in January by an anti-tank guided missile in southern Afghanistan, in a swath of territory long contested by the Taliban.
The coronavirus pandemic has curtailed the annual pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, limiting the number of people and barring people from outside the kingdom.
The ouster of Sudan’s longtime ruler last year stoked hopes for peace in brutalized Darfur. But violence has surged amid fresh accusations against Sudan’s security forces.
The proposed takeover of a Premier League club had drawn criticism from human rights groups and an important television partner.
The kingdom’s investment has made it the latest Gulf country to try to improve its nation’s image by attaching it to a European soccer club.
The activists, charged with violating coronavirus regulations forbidding mass gatherings, were released on bail after being held for a week.
Two Egyptian social media stars with millions of followers were convicted on charges of violating family values. Two more women are scheduled to stand trial on similar charges on Wednesday.