Visit by Brig. Gen. Mohammad-Reza Naghdi was covered extensively by anti-Iran media in Arab world. No official - either Syrian, Iranian or Israeli - confirmed the attack.
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The Syrian group's rebranding could allow it to take part in the negotiations over the country's future, while opening a stream of Qatari and Saudi funds. Now, even the U.S. may see it as a partner.
Two men killed a priest in northern France church before they were shot dead by security forces.
Saudi Foreign Ministry official says there are no formal relations between the Saudi kingdom and 'the occupied territories.'
President Hassan Rouhani will likely seek another four-year term to push ahead with reforms.
Zaman, which was linked to Fethullah Gulen's religious movement, was raided by police and seized by the government in March as part of a clampdown on the group.
The Obama administration last week slapped sanctions on the three, saying they are based in Iran, which it accused of helping transfer money and fighters from South Asia to the Mideast.
Here are some of the deadliest recent strikes claimed by ISIS, or linked to the extremist group, around the world.
The three-story Abdali Mall is seen as a trailblazer in conserving what resource-poor Jordan lacks most — water and energy. It’s also part of a growing movement to build with local materials.
The influence of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen over Turkey’s religious elite still a major concern of Erdogan government.