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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed Israel for the ambush that left Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and others dead Friday. Without offering specifics, he threatened a reprisal.
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, believed to have led Iran's military nuclear program, died from wounds after an attack, causing outrage in Iran and raising international concerns over potential retaliation.
Kylie Moore Gilbert, an Australian professor, was arrested in Iran in 2018 and later received a 10-year prison sentence for espionage, charges which she vehemently denies.
The activist's sister tells NPR her parents "saw a very weak, tired, exhausted Loujain" at her court appearance: "They said that her body was shaking, that she could barely hold the papers."
A symbol of Lebanon's resilience through its long, turbulent history, the country's towering cedars now face increasing threats from wildfire and parasites, both fueled by global warming.
He was only 10 when the soldiers took away his father. Eventually the family fled to Jordan. But where would they go next? Their saga inspired a Pulitzer-winning graphic series in The New York Times.
ISIS fighters tore Kamo Zandinan's 4-year-old daughter Sonya from her arms in 2014. Zandinan, now a refugee in Canada, recently returned to Iraq to meet the 10-year-old girl she believes is Sonya.
The videoconferencing app banned a Palestinian activist who is a member of a U.S.-designated terrorist group. Now, the company's policies are being questioned.
Three prominent figures in the country's embattled human rights movement were arrested after meeting with European ambassadors. The Egyptian government is accusing them of being terrorists.
Shamima Begum, now 21, left London with two other schoolgirls in 2015 to join the terrorist organization and is now in a detention camp in Syria. The U.K. revoked her citizenship last year.
It is the first such meeting between Israeli and Saudi leaders to be reported widely in Israeli media. Netanyahu reportedly met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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After 30 years in prison, and five years on stringent parole, former U.S. Navy analyst Jonathan Pollard plans to move to Israel, his lawyers said.
The same day Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unprecedented visit to Israeli settlements, he also announced policies targeting the movement to boycott, divest and sanction the country.