Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch calls for probe into purported airstrike that hit Shi'ite mosque, killing at least 13.
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Sheikh Khalifa oversaw a rapid modernization of his country, which accelerated after it began to exploit vast reserves of natural gas that have turned it into one of the world's richest nation's per capita.
The sentence has been handed down for charges of killing protesters during demonstrations in 2012.
Truce will be observed until Saturday to allow for evacuations; Britain accuses Russia and Syria of using time to 'further stranglehold' over city.
Militants launch a major counter-attack as Iraqi and Kurdish forces intensify battle for Mosul, ISIS' last stronghold.
Identity of service member and exact location of incident remains unknown.
The Islamic Republic's air force, comprised largely of U.S.-made jets obtained before the 1979 revolution, is particularly weak compared to Iran's Gulf Arab rivals.
In final presidential debate, Donald Trump insists the effort to recapture Mosul was launched because Clinton is 'running for the office of president, and they want to look tough. They want to look good.'
Protest leaders are calling on the Jordanian public to turn off the lights in their homes for an hour in objection to an agreement to import gas from what they call 'occupied territory.'
Comment comes as Ankara is locked in fierce row with Baghdad over who should take part in U.S.-backed assault, expected to begin in October.