Day: September 12, 2016

Syria cease-fire enters into effect

Source: Associated Press By PHILIP ISSA and BASSEM MROUE In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad,… Read more BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S.-Russian brokered cease-fire for Syria came into effect on Monday at sunset, with monitoring groups and state media reporting clashes […]

Photos of the Hajj Sep 2016, one of largest pilgrimage

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/photos-hajj-one-worlds-largest-pilgrimages-1580904?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign= Nearly two million Muslim pilgrims have performed a symbolic stoning of the devil, the riskiest part of the annual hajj pilgrimage, a year after the ritual’s worst disaster in decades. Saudi Arabia has deployed thousands of security forces, civil defence staff and volunteers as well as modern technology including drones […]