Russia launches first airstrikes against Syrian rebels

Russia has launched its first airstrikes against rebel-held targets in Syria, two days after the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, spoke to the UN and...

Bus carrying British pilgrims crashes on the way to Madina

A bus carrying British pilgrims on their way to Madina has crashed, the Foreign Office has confirmed. It is not yet known how many Britons...

Hundreds of deaths reported in Hajj stampede at Mina

At least 700 people taking part in the Hajj pilgrimage have been killed in a stampede in Mina, officials in Saudi Arabia say. Another 450...

Ugandan woman who sold fish for a living saved up for ten years to...

A Ugandan woman has been saving money for 10 years so she could perform Hajj, by working in her smoked fish business. "I can't wait...

Al Jazeera English instructs staff not to call Syria’s Jabhat al Nusra “Al Qaeda”

Al Jazeera English has instructed all of its news and website staff not to refer to the official al-Qaeda franchise in Syria – Jabhat...

Sikh taxi driver from Chicago hospitalised after being called “Bin Laden”

Police in Chicago said they are investigating an alleged hate crime attack after a Sikh taxi driver was badly beaten and called a “terrorist”. Inderjit...

Pilgrims flock to Makkah for the hajj

Pilgrims from around the world have begun massing in Saudi Arabia for the hajj, undeterred by a crane collapse that killed 108 people at...

Saudi student attacked on a Dublin bus by a man who said he “hated...

A Saudi Arabian student was attacked on a bus in Dublin by a man who shouted “Allahu akbar” before saying he hated Muslims. Mashael Khayyat,...

Belgian school teacher accused of hanging five year old Muslim pupil by the neck

A Belgian primary school teacher has been accused of hanging a 5-year-old pupil by his neck in the school's playground after the child refused to stand in...

Muslim pilgrim stopped from leaving Australia for Hajj

A Muslim pilgrim says he was "absolutely dumbfounded" when he was stopped from leaving Australia to for Hajj. Omar Chandab told Neil Mitchell of 3AW...
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