Rakolta is the first non-career diplomat to become United States ambassador to the United Arab Emirates since the U.S. got diplomatic recognition in 1972.
The latest launch was the fifteenth for the Vega rocket since it began operations seven years ago, but the first time one has failed.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said a military conflict between Washington and Tehran would be an "international crisis."
"You have other bad leaders in the world, but they don't finance terrorism. They're not involved in terrorism," UN Ambassador Danny Danon said.
President Donald Trump's administration has created a potent anti-Iranian alliance in the Middle East.
The president's national security adviser also suggested Iran is still seeking a nuclear arsenal despite its adherence to the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran has claimed innocence as regional tensions rise between Washington, its allies and Tehran.
Munira Abdulla had been in a "minimally conscious" state since a car crash in 1991.
"They have all shown an interest in dragging the United States into a conflict," Javad Zarif told Fox News Sunday. "I do not believe that President Trump wants to do that. I believe that President Trump ran on a campaign promise of not bringing the United States into another war."
"Let's start with the fact that instead of solving Middle East peace, Jared nearly put us into a war in the region," Vicky Ward, author of "Kushner, Inc.," alleged.
American-made weapons were likely used in at least 25 unlawful attacks on civilians between April 2015 and April 2018, according to a new report by human rights groups.
The U.S. has been accused alongside Saudi Arabia of violating end user agreements to illicitly transfer weapons to insurgents in Syria.
By the end of February, a total of 29 tons of gold reserves will have been sent to the Middle East nation, according to a Reuters source.
Anthony Zinni's decision makes him the latest four-star general to depart from the Trump administration, following close behind the December announcement of General James Mattis, who served as secretary of defense.
Sheikha Latifa, daughter of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was seen in new photos after being allegedly captured an attempt to flee the UAE in February.
Ankara has previously renamed streets in order to make a political point against its rivals.
"There was a targeted assassination program in Yemen," Spear founder Abraham Golan confirmed to BuzzFeed News. "I was running it. We did it. It was sanctioned by the UAE within the coalition."
Mohammed bin Salman's bold declarations of modernization have won over the West. Has he snowed us all?
The man caught the attention of "every" traffic camera along Dubai's well-known Sheikh Zayed road, as he blew past at speeds nearly reaching 150 mph.
The UAE is becoming a major power-broker, putting the control of ports and maritime trade routes at the center of its strategy.
Hodeidah is a vital access point for humanitarian and military aid for the Houthi rebels.
Ahmed Mansoor was part of a Human Rights Watch Advisory Committee.
Weapons are being looted in Africa because of a diplomatic conflict in the Gulf region.
The UAE legalized gender reassignment surgery in 2016 under a certain set of guidelines.