Hyperinflation and production shortages have made disposable diapers exceedingly scarce in Iran, prompting some parents to revert to the cloth diapers of a bygone era. One father in western Tehran said he had worked out that every time his infant urinated, it cost him 14 cents.
Mitra Eidiani, 42, is alleged to have bitten daughter Sophia when she did not undergo a 'virginity test' and her father Ali Safaraei, 56, is accused of wielding a 'big kitchen knife' at the teenager in south London.
Russia blamed Israel for the downing of its military aircraft near Syria’s Mediterranean coast. 15 Russian personnel on board when killed when Syrian air defenses, responding to an Israeli strike, shot down the plane.
Iraq's Haidar Abadi, once the leader who could do no wrong, appears to be on the way out. His downfall is a result of a growing force in Iraqi politics: an electorate more concerned with the performance of its leaders than their sectarian or ethnic affiliations.