An official from Iran’s Climate Agency announced that 95 percent of the country’s land mass is experiencing drought.
Some three years after its fighters stunned the world by seizing vast swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, IS is on the run. But experts warn that the radical Sunni group is decidedly not defeated.
Russia's young Marxists take heart from a left-wing surge in the West but acknowledge it's a tough row to hoe.
Israel has voiced concerns that the new ceasefire and “de-escalation agreement” brokered by US, Russia and Jordan would create a vacuum for Iran and its proxies to gain a foothold in Syria.