The three-day Egypt Defence Expo that ended Wednesday saw nearly 400 exhibition stands and some 10,000 military and defense visitors from over 40 countries. It was billed to the public as an event to boost the country's prestige on the world stage
Parties will meet in Sweden this week for another attempt at talks aimed at halting their catastrophic 3-year-old war, but there are few incentives for major compromises, and focus is likely to be on firming up shaky de-escalation
Iran is accused of covering up the mass executions of thousands of political prisoners thirty years ago – killings that amount to crimes against humanity, according to a new report from Amnesty International. The human rights group wants the United Nations to open an inquiry into the killings and disappearances in 1988 which targeted supporters of Iranian opposition groups. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London.