accidents in the East

Four injured in Almaty car accident

Four people were injured in a car accident in Kazakhstan. The accident occurred at the corner of Tole Bi and Yassaui streets in Almaty when Mercedes-Benz and Audi 100 collided.  The injured were taken to the nearest …

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Fire erupts at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

A fire broke out in al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Monday night at the same time a massive blaze was ravaging Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was put out quickly with no injuries reported. ​The fire broke out in the …

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Border patrol helicopter crashes in Iran

At least one person was killed and three others were injured today when the helicopter belonging to Iran’s Border Guard Command crashed in northwestern Iran's West Azerbaijan province, head of the Border Guard Command of the …

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Fighting near Tripoli leaves 21 dead

Libya's UN-backed government said at least 21 people have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting near Tripoli. The Libyan National Army (LNA) forces, led by Gen. Khalifa Haftar, have been carrying out …

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Man killed in Antalya restaurant shootout - media

A shootout occurred in a restaurant in Turkey's Antalya province yesterday evening, Turkish media reported. As a result of the shootout, one died and two people were injured. According to media reports, all the victims are citizens …

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 Fire in Ankara building claims lives of five workers

Five people have died and 11 others have been injured in a fire that broke out this morning at a three-story building in the Altındağ district of Ankara, officials said. A large number of ambulances, firefighters and National Medical …

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Iran flood death toll increases

As many as 25 people have been killed as a result of the flooding in Iran, according to the Iranian Red Crescent Society. Head of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society Morteza Salimi …

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Migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Aegean coast - media

At least four people died when a dinghy carrying irregular migrants sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast today, Turkish media reported with reference to security sources. The boat carrying Iranian and Afghan-origin migrants - who were …

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 Fire breaks out at Kazakhstan's oilfield

Fire has broken out at the onshore Kalamkas oilfield in Kazakhstan's Mangistau province today, the country’s emergencies committee said. The fire was reported at 07:10am local time (04:10am MSK). It covered 900 square …

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Car crashes into bus in Almaty

Five people were injured as a result of a car accident with a minibus in Almaty. The accident occurred at the intersection of Ryskulov and Kazybayev streets. According to the witnesses to the accident, the driver of the Toyota …

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Iraq ferry sinking: at least 96 killed

The death toll in the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River in Iraq has reached 96, according to the Nineveh Interior Ministry. Of the nearly 150 people who were on board, about 8 are still missing. Search operations are …

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Bus hits pedestrians in Istanbul

A passenger bus crashed in pedestrians in one of the Istanbul districts. Several people have been injured as a result of the accident, TASS reported.  …

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