The assassination of a high-profile researcher in broad daylight in Baghdad may prove to be a covert message for Washington.
Agnes Callamard says the US drone strike that resulted in an "arbitrary killing" violated the UN charter.
The incident at Oxijen factory reportedly occurred as a result of human error and is the latest of a string of explosions to have hit the Tehran area and a key nuclear site in the past two weeks.
The anniversary of the downing of Iran Air Flight 655 is part of an Iranian-American war that continues to this day.
Morricone’s longtime lawyer and friend, Giorgio Assumma, said the Maestro, as he was known, died in a Rome hospital of complications following a recent fall in which he broke a leg.
Thursday's fire has caused significant damage at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility that could slow the development of advanced centrifuges, an Iranian nuclear official said on Sunday.
Since October, US diplomats and troops across Iraq have been targeted by around three dozen missile attacks, which Washington has blamed on pro-Iranian armed factions.
Recently, Iran has seen two big explosions hit nuclear and military facilities. Experts argue possible theories, including Israeli aggression and internal malfunctions.
Reports that the Russians put out hits on US personnel in Afghanistan should be treated with caution.
Warring sides in Syria urged to consider peaceful dialogue by Turkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin and Iran's Rouhani at the first meeting since September in the so-called Astana format.
The Gulf’s normalisation of ties with Israel out of strategic expediency has come at the expense of Palestinians.
Authorities initially said 13 people were dead, but Jalal Maleki, spokesman for the Tehran Fire Department, later told state TV that the toll had risen to 19.
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