Eight months after the last hajj, Saudi Arabia has still not published a report into the disaster which killed over 700 pilgrims, of which hundreds were Iranian.
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As Jordan's parliament ends its four-year term, newly appointed Hani Mulqi has been charged with overseeing elections, which will be held within the next four months.
Ahmad Jannati, an outspoken critic of President Rohani's policies, will lead the assembly that is expected to choose the successor to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei.
American troops seen alongside Kurdish militants, other local forces in offensive outside ISIS' de-facto capital of Raqqa.
The authorities gave no reason for the clampdown on the group, which has strong ties with Hamas, says senior Brotherhood member.
As Erdogan transitions the country from parliamentary democracy to presidential system, his opponents — and skeptical Western allies — fear growing authoritarianism.