Photos of the al-Watah site appear to show a rocket-engine production and test facility, missile experts said. (Sources: Imagery from Planet Labs; analysis by Jeffrey Lewis and David Schmerler, Middlebury Institute of International Studies)
The facility — which satellite images suggest broke ground in 2013 when King Salman was defense minister — highlights the nation’s intention to manufacture advanced missiles after years of seeking to purchase them abroad, at times successfully.
The deal to lift sanctions against three companies linked to Oleg Deripaska was supposed to still punish the oligarch, who appears to have maintained an indirect controlling influence over a majority of the biggest and most powerful of the lot.
Adelaide has sweltered through the highest temperature ever recorded by a major Australian city, peaking at a searing 46.6 degrees Celsius (115.9 degrees Fahrenheit) as the drought-parched nation heads toward potentially the hottest January on record
The European Union is taking action against Austria for indexing child benefits to the cost of living in the country where those children reside, saying it discriminates against other EU citizens working in Austria