A second tanker is now back on its way after it was boarded by armed guards in the Strait of Hormuz.
More than 200 million people may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
Victims' relatives slam a court ruling that found the state part liable for 350 of the 8,000 deaths.
The court cites a lack of intentional fault as it rejects a claim for compensation over the 1994 sinking.
When he was found in a pool of blood, Richard Oland was worth tens of millions of dollars. But who killed him and why?
Changes to US immigration policy have left some families divided and waiting in Mexico for their asylum cases to be heard.
Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secures a 1-0 win against Senegal in Cairo.
After four years of searching, locating the USS Eagle was "just absolute awe," says diver Ryan King.
The Brazilian president accuses the national space agency of exaggerating the scale of deforestation.
A viral police "warning" of alligators "all hyped up" on methamphetamine was a joke, the mayor tells the BBC.
The 5.1 magnitude earthquake knocked out telecoms and power in parts of the city.
Ex-New York Giants player Mitch Petrus fell ill while working outside in intense heat in Arkansas.
The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.
The backpackers were fined €950 (£853) and asked to leave the city under a new public order law.
The latest global news, sport, weather and documentaries
Stories from around the world
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Send an SMS or MMS to +44 7624 800100
Follow Have Your Say on Twitter
Why you can trust BBC News