World Bulletin / News Desk
At least 31 Muslims pilgrims died late Sunday while on the annual Hajj pilgrimage, the official news agency reported.
Authorities did not release information about what caused their deaths but the Saudi Press Agency said the victims were all foreign nationals.
More than 620,000 pilgrims arrived in the kingdom by Aug.12, the agency reported. In excess of 2 million are expected for the Hajj – a major tenet of Islam to cleanse sins and bring worshippers closer to God.
Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been taken to hospital after complaining of shoulder and back pain.
The attack targeted a meeting of ISIL leaders in the eastern Deir Ez Zour province
On eve of Election Day, Devlet Bahceli also warns of economic attacks and international conspiracies against Turkey
Operations were carried out in Turkish provinces of Gaziantep, Mugla, Osmaniye, Tekirdag, Nevsehir, and Istanbul
Official results of Iraq’s parliamentary election have been dogged by controversy and allegations of vote-rigging
Binali Yildirim slams opposition for raising questions over security arrangements
Turkish president slams opposition presidential candidate for saying he will sleep outside top electoral body
Nearly $60M invested to organize anti-narcotic operations in 5 years, says minister
Threat comes after EU announced 25 percent tariff on US products
Turkish premier stresses stability, confidence in country for continued investments
Armed terrorists ‘neutralized’ in northern Iraqi region of Gara
Chairman of main opposition party says Turkey has to produce added-value goods
EU police agency Europol arrests 28 suspects in operation against organized crime syndicate
Prayer day observed across Pakistan on appeal of Grand Mufti to support Erdogan in June 24 elections
Lebanese president asks German leader for help repatriating his country’s large Syrian refugee population