Medical charity MSF demands independent inquiry into air strike on Afghan hospital

2015-10-05 08:10:37

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) demanded an independent inquiry into a suspected US air strike that killed 22 people in an Afghan hospital it runs.

Russian airstrikes destroy IS command center: Defense Ministry

2015-10-03 21:34:30

Russia's Defense Ministry confirmed Saturday that its latest airstrikes in Syria destroyed a command center of the extremist group Islamic State (IS).

Russian warplanes hit IS targets in Syria

2015-10-02 19:42:46

Syrian and Russian warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) positions in several areas.

Russian forces begin airstrikes in Syria

2015-10-01 07:24:34

Russia on Wednesday carried out its first airstrike in Syria, near the city of Homs, a US defense official said, marking the formal start of Moscow's military intervention in the 4.5-year-old conflict.

Syria confirms arrival of Russian air force aid

2015-09-30 20:40:28

Russia has conducted its first airstrike in Syria after President Vladimir Putin secured parliament's unanimous backing.

Death toll from airstrike on wedding party in Yemen rises to 131

2015-09-29 21:20:03

The death toll from a mistaken airstrike on a wedding ceremony in southern Yemen has risen to 131, a Yemeni official said on Tuesday, marking one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in Yemen's civil war.

Iranian President Rouhani calls Iran deal victory over war

2015-09-29 09:11:39

The Iran deal is a victory over war, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly.

Death toll in Saudi Arabia’s stampede rises to 769

2015-09-27 09:38:54

Saudi Arabia's media reports that the kingdom's top religious leader said the stampede during the hajj pilgrimage was beyond human control.

Solace offered in stampede deaths

2015-09-26 08:30:45

China is deeply saddened by the loss of life and the injuries that have occurred as a result of a stampede in the Mina Valley, about 5 kilometers from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday.

Mecca stampede death toll could rise, Saudi King orders review

2015-09-25 07:48:10

The Saudi King Salman has ordered a review of the kingdom's plans for the annual hajj pilgrimage as the death toll in Thursday's stampede neighboring the holy city of Mecca is expected to rise.

Timeline-Disasters at annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage

2015-09-24 22:44:26

Thousands of people have died in recent years in religious festivals. Here are some fatal events at haj in past years.

More than 300 pilgrims killed, 450 injured near Mecca

2015-09-24 16:42:10

The death toll from a stampede during the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia on Thursday has risen to 717 people of various nationalities, the Saudi civil defence said.