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Timeline of events in Syrian city of Raqqa, once IS capital
Timeline of events in Syria's city of Raqqa, known as Islamic State group's de facto capital
Heavy Rains and Eid Animal Sacrifices Create Rivers of Blood in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rivers of blood flowed through the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday morning after heavy monsoon rains mixed with animal sacrifices for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha . The annual holiday, known as the Feast of Sacrifice, is the second biggest celebration of the year for Muslims .
Aid to Aleppo Delayed as UN Awaits Security Assurances From All Parties
The UN said aid would not go through today as planned, even as trucks packed with food sat at the Turkish border ready to cross into Syria , and residents of the besieged city of Aleppo awaited the badly-needed supplies. The UN had planned for 20 trucks with aid to enter East Aleppo today, the
US-Russia Brokered Syria Cease-Fire Begins
The new, nationwide ceasefire that the United States and Russia hope to enforce inside Syria is set to begin at sundown today, at around 12 noon ET. Parameters for the cessation of hostilities, announced Friday by Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, call on
US and Russia Agree on New Syria Cease-Fire Plan
The United States and Russia have agreed on the terms of another cease-fire in Syria and have called on warring parties across the nation to stop fighting at sundown on Sept. 12, the same day the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday begins, Secretary of State John Kerry announced from Switzerland tonight.
US and Russia Reach New Syria Ceasefire Agreement
The United States and Russia have agreed on the terms of another ceasefire in Syria and have called on all warring parties across the nation to stop fighting at sundown Sept. 12, the same day the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday begins, Secretary of State John
Stampede at Hajj Kills More Than 700 People, Officials Say
At least 717 people died today and 863 were injured in a stampede near the holy city of Mecca, the Saudi Civil Defense Agency confirms, making it one of the deadliest incidents occurring during the annual hajj pilgrimage. A senior State Department official said they were not aware of any Americans
Headline: Day In Pictures 10.3.14
Protestors clash in Hong Kong, Turkish army holds Syrian border, Muslims prep for Eid Al-Adha, Artistic Gymnastics World Championship Trials
Before Boston Attack, Alleged Bomber Posed With Black Flag of Jihad at Local Mosque
Months before the 2013 terror attack on the Boston Marathon, accused bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev posed in front of a black flag often associated with jihad with a fellow worshiper at a Boston-area mosque, according to an FBI report obtained by ABC News. The FBI report, which did not include the photo,
Today in Pictures: Obama Votes Early, Eid al-Adha Begins and Sandy Hits Cuba
President Barack Obama jokes with election worker Marie Holmes who double-checked his photo on his drivers license as he signed in for early voting, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Chicago. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Click to see the rest of...