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Egypt jails 14 over deadly 2015 stadium stampede

CAIRO: An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo. At least 19 people died in the disaster after police fired tear gas…

Iran says it has finally received Saudi hajj invite

TEHRAN: Iran said on Tuesday it had finally received an official invitation from Saudi Arabia for its pilgrims to attend this year's hajj, two weeks after Riyadh announced it. There was no official Iranian delegation at last year's…

Stampede kills 24 at religious gathering in India

VARANASI: A stampede at a religious gathering in northern India killed at least 24 people Saturday as thousands of devotees of a controversial guru tried to cross a bridge at once, police said. The followers of Jai Gurudev, a leader of a…