Heat waves in areas of the Arabian Peninsula and Iran could get worse by 2100—a lot worse. If nothing is done to limit greenhouse gas emissions, simulations show that some Middle Eastern cities could experience a never-before-seen combination of temperature and humidity that would be beyond the limit of human survival.
This year is shaping up to be one of the world’s hottest — and dangerously so.
The leader of the Islamic State (Isis), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, remains incapacitated due to suspected spinal damage and is being treated by two doctors who travel to his hideout from the group’s stronghold of Mosul, the Guardian has learned.
The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been seriously wounded in an air strike in western Iraq, sources have told the Guardian.