"They [US] hit him [Soleimani] in a cowardly way, but with God's grace and through endeavors of freedom-seekers around the world who want vengeance over his blood, we will hit his enemy in a manly fashion." - Esmail Qaani, new Quds Force leader
There’s an intense battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli - and a renegade general named Khalifa Haftar is leading the offensive. But who is he and why have world powers struggled to stop the fighting? Start Here explains.
Security forces have fired tear gas and live fire in an attempt to clear roads in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, as hundreds of protesters took again to the streets to express their anger at the embattled government's slow pace of reforms.