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Loved ones search for missing as hajj death toll passes 900


Wednesday, 19 June, 2024 , 20:41 AFP Friends and family searched for missing hajj pilgrims on Wednesday as the death toll at the annual rituals, which were carried out in scorching heat, surged past 900.

Loved ones search for missing as hajj death toll passes 900


Wednesday, 19 June, 2024 , 16:56 AFP Friends and family searched for missing hajj pilgrims on Wednesday as the death toll at the annual rituals, which were carried out in scorching heat, surged past 900.

Loved ones search for missing pilgrims after hajj heat deaths


Wednesday, 19 June, 2024 , 14:55 AFP Friends and family of missing hajj pilgrims searched hospitals and pleaded online for news on Wednesday, fearing the worst after hundreds died during the annual rites in Saudi Arabia.

Diplomat says 68 Indian pilgrims among hajj dead


Wednesday, 19 June, 2024 , 14:33 AFP A diplomat in Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that 68 Indian nationals died during the hajj pilgrimage this year marked by searing heat, bringing the overall tally to more than 600.

Jordan, Tunisia report additional hajj heat deaths


Tuesday, 18 June, 2024 , 18:48 AFP The death toll from extreme heat during the hajj pilgrimage rose Tuesday, with Jordan and Tunisia reporting more fatalities after temperatures hit 51.8 degrees Celsius (125 Fahrenheit) in Mecca.

Hajj pilgrimage ends amid deadly Saudi heat spike


Monday, 17 June, 2024 , 21:29 AFP Saudi Arabia on Monday warned of a temperature spike in Mecca as Muslim pilgrims wrapped up the hajj in searing conditions, with more than a dozen heat-related deaths confirmed.

Huge fire at Iraq oil refinery injures 14


Thursday, 13 June, 2024 , 19:14 AFP A massive fire at an oil refinery in Iraqi Kurdistan raged for about 20 hours and injured at least 14 firefighters who on Thursday finally brought the blaze under control.

French citizen returns home after Iran prison ordeal


Thursday, 13 June, 2024 , 16:04 AFP Frenchman Louis Arnaud returned to Paris on Thursday after his release from a more than 20-month prison ordeal in Iran, but a dozen Europeans are still detained in the Islamic republic.

Fire at Iraqi oil refinery injures 13: official


Thursday, 13 June, 2024 , 15:06 AFP A massive fire at an oil refinery in Iraqi Kurdistan injured at least 13 people including firefighters battling to control the blaze, which was ongoing Thursday, an official said.

Fire at Iraqi oil refinery injures 10: civil defence


Thursday, 13 June, 2024 , 12:56 AFP A massive fire at an oil refinery in Iraqi Kurdistan injured at least 10 people including firefighters battling to control the blaze, which was ongoing Thursday, the civil defence agency reported.