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Swimming banned in Georgia due to 3-metre waves

The swimming has been forbidden in Georgia as there is a storm off the coast of the country, the Georgian Emergency Management Service wrote on its Facebook page. According to the source, there are red flags at all rescue towers, as a …

Iran leads in Army Games diving competitions

The Iranian Navy’s team won the title in the diving competitions of the International Army Games 2018 after setting a number of records. The team won the championship today after coming first in all seven sections of the contest, …

Abrahamyan’s weapons used during March 2008 events

According to preliminary operative data, the weapons and ammunition that were found at the former mechanic-repair plant belonging to Armenian ex-prime minister Hovik Abrahamyan, were used during the events that occurred in …

Military officer dies in car accident in Armenia

A 32-year-old driver has died in a tragic road accident in Armenia’s Lori Province this morning. At around 7:50am, a car went off road on the Spitak-Yerevan motorway, crashed into the roadside barrier, and ended up in the …

Kazakhstan's 300 hajj-goers leave for Mecca

3,000 Muslims from Kazakhstan will make the hajj to Mecca this year, the Caucasus Ministry of Social Development's press service said. First 300 hajj-goers have already left Almaty for Saudi Arabia, Interfax-Kazakhstan …

Man found dead after going missing in Armenia forest

A person, who had gone missing in Armenia’s Lori Province, has been found dead. The Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations received a report on August 7 at 20:19 local time, informing that a Yerevan resident (born in 1990) had …

CSTO to hold drills in Tajikistan in October

Joint tactical exercises by the rapid reaction forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization 'Rubezh-2018' will be held in late October at a mountainous firing range in Tajikistan, the Central Military District's press service …

Gas explosion kills 3 people in Tehran

A gas explosion in a Tehran sports complex has killed three workers, Iranian state TV reported. It says the explosion in the capital happened after heating gas leaked while the workers were carrying out repairs in a boiler …

Iran’s Intelligence forces foils two terrorist attacks

Iranian intelligence ministry said it managed to foil two terrorist attacks in western and southern Iran. Two terrorist operations intended to be carried out in Iranian western province of Kurdistan and southern province of Khuzestan …