Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of "nuclear terrorism," raising regional tensions.
Iranian authorities first imprisoned Emad Shargi, a U.S. citizen, in 2018. Shargi, a businessman, was released from prison, then rearrested in 2020. His family hopes that speaking out may help him.
Iran and the U.S. are holding indirect talks on restarting the 2015 nuclear deal. Robert Malley, the Biden administration special envoy to Iran, says a deal would be in the interest of all Americans.
Before the U.S. pulled out, the deal gave Iran money and gave the world assurances that Iran wasn't trying to build nuclear weapons.
Israel's longest-serving prime minister has no clear path to forming a government after the fourth election in two years. And his trial on corruption charges has resumed with witness testimony.
"Our security and stability are not shaken," the foreign minister said Sunday, a day after more than a dozen individuals were arrested in an alleged attempt to destabilize the government.
Women from Iraq's Yazidi minority get together to perform centuries-old sacred songs. They've survived captivity by ISIS and loved ones' deaths. "They are trying to heal," says a Yazidi politician.
Here is a look inside the lives of Iranians from different walks of life — including a fitness trainer, butcher and carpet seller — and how they're coping with an economy battered by U.S. sanctions.
Five days after a massive container vessel was freed from the Suez Canal, ship traffic there has returned to normal, the canal authority says.
The city is seeing Christian and Jewish religious gatherings this week after the same events were canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
If one of the world's largest container ships had remained solidly lodged in the Suez Canal for much longer, it could have had far-reaching implications.
Nawal El Saadawi — unwilling to be married off at an early age and, in her words, "not really fit for the role of a wife" — coalesced an activist movement that inspired generations of Egyptians.
Some of the country's last beaches spared from development are now carpeted in globs of tar from an oil spill in the Mediterranean, damaging beaches that are nesting grounds for endangered turtles.
The case of a woman who reportedly married ISIS fighters and is now stuck in Turkey with her young children has become the subject of a diplomatic dispute between Australia and New Zealand.
The CEO of the Dutch company Boskalis, which is working to dislodge the 1,300-foot-long ship, compared the vessel to "an enormous beached whale."