• Iran Hajj death toll rises to 464

    Iran says number of its citizens who died in the Hajj stampeded in Saudi Arabia last week reaches 464 - nearly double the previous toll.

  • ‘Assad must go’ to ensure IS defeat: Obama

    US President Barack Obama has said defeating Islamic State in Syria would only be possible if President Bashar al-Assad stepped down.

  • ‘Violation of rules by Iranian pilgrims caused stampede’

    Violation of the pilgrims’ grouping regulations by some 300 Iranian pilgrims resulted in the stampede in Mina which killed 769 Hajjis and injured 934, Asharq Al-Awsat daily reports.

  • Iran denounces Saudi Arabia over hajj, demands apology

    Iran demands an apology from Saudi Arabia over the deaths of 769 people at the hajj pilgrimage, accusing its rival of seeking to evade blame.

  • Hajj death toll rises to 769

    The death toll in a crush at the annual hajj pilgrimage outside Mecca rises to 769, Saudi Arabia said as arch-rival Iran said Saudi officials should be tried in an international court for what it called a crime.

  • Criticism grows over Hajj deaths

    Iran has led growing criticism of Saudi Arabia after at least 717 people died and 863 were injured in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca on Thursday.

  • PM extends support to Iran’s nuclear deal

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina extends her full support to Iran's nuclear deal with big powers and expresses her firm hope that it would pave the ways for Iran's economic cooperation with international community including Bangladesh.

  • Iran foreign minister due tomorrow

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to arrive in Dhaka tomorrow evening to brief the Bangladeshi leaderships on the deal signed between Iran and global superpowers recently.

  • After Iran deal, Obama struggles to gain Israel's trust

    Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep affection for the Jewish state. But the feelings do not appear to be mutual.

  • Saudi king vows public crane fall inquiry

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman says the results of an investigation into why a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, killing at least 107 people, will be made public.

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