- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsSep 27 12:08 PM
CAIRO (AP) — Iran, Egypt and Pakistan said Sunday that they had identified dozens more bodies from a crush of Muslim pilgrims three days ago that killed more than 700 people during the hajj in Saudi Arabia.
- Fox NewsSep 27 12:31 PM
Iran, Egypt and Pakistan said Sunday that they had identified dozens more bodies from a crush of Muslim pilgrims three days ago that killed more than 700 people during the hajj in Saudi Arabia.
- Channel NewsAsiaOct 06 06:55 AM
Iran has reported the largest toll from the Sep 24 disaster, with 464 dead, followed by Egypt at 146.
- Freedom Forum OnlineSep 30 11:04 AM
Coming off the release of two imprisoned Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt on Sept. 23, the president of Iran has indicated a willingness to release Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, but with conditions.
- Arab News via Yahoo Maktoob NewsSep 25 11:20 PM
Representatives of Pakistan, Egypt, Iran, India and other countries have begun the painful task of identifying their nationals among 717 pilgrims who died in Thursday’s Haj stampede.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 01 01:10 PM
Iran on Thursday nearly doubled its death toll from the hajj stampede to 464, giving up hope of finding missing pilgrims alive after a tragedy that has sparked a major row with Saudi Arabia. After Iran threatened a "fierce" response to delays repatriating its dead, Tehran and Riyadh reached an agreement to speed up the return of the bodies of Iranian victims. Tehran has accused its regional ...
- The Wall Street JournalOct 01 03:03 PM
Iran doubled the number of its pilgrims who died in last week’s hajj stampede in Mecca to 464, state media reported, as it was joined by Nigeria in criticizing Saudi Arabia’s handling of the disaster.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 04 03:02 AM
Ceremonies took place across Iran on Sunday to honour citizens killed in a stampede at the hajj, as a second plane returned the bodies of 114 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia. Iran has the highest death toll among the countries affected by the tragedy. Thousands attended a procession for the dead in central Tehran with similar events taking place in provincial capitals.
- العربي الجديدSep 18 09:59 AM
Analysis: A post-deal Iran continues to support Syria with a vital lifeline of oil.
- The Business Times SingaporeSep 12 08:32 PM
OFFSHORE vessel owner Vallianz Holdings is set on expanding its fleet to support its venture into Egypt and Iran together with its joint-venture partner Rawabi Holdings.