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The world's oldest ice cream?

Iran claims to be the birthplace of ice cream

The advance on Hudaydah

Pro-Yemen government forces have begun trying to recapture the port from Houthi rebels
Pro-Yemen government forces have begun trying to recapture the port from Houthi rebels. It's a key military target and political target. The journalist Iona Craig - recently back from Hudaydah - tells Caroline Wyatt why it's so important.
(Picture: Pro- Yemen government forces gather for an attack on the rebel-held port of Hudaydah.
Credit: AFP/Getty)

Finding solace in the night sky after a tragedy

After the death of her father, Iranian Sepideh Hooshyar pursued a new passion in astronomy
When Sepideh Hooshyar's father died during her childhood, she suddenly found solace in the night sky. Her conservative Muslim family weren't that happy about her late evening excursions but Sepideh wouldn't be deterred. Ten years later, and with a young family of her own, she's encouraging others to reach for the stars and follow their dreams.

Image: The Milky Way above Iran's Alborz Mountains
Credit:  Science Photo Library
Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal ‘is dead’
Israel's PM says he is not trying to persuade Europe to abandon the 2015 accord because it is "dead".