What Happened on 14 September 2015

Iran to keep its embassy open in Yemen

Iran's embassy in Yemen will continue its usual operations, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said… Read More.

355 inmates escape from jail in Afghanistan

In a major jailbreak, 355 inmates escaped from prison in Ghazni province in Afghanistan following an attack… Read More.

Turkey lifts second curfew from Kurdish city

The Turkish authorities on Monday lifted a second curfew imposed on the predominantly Kurdish southeastern city of Cizre. The curfew… Read More.

Mecca crane crash: Hajj pilgrimage to go ahead as planned, Saudi officials say

The hajj pilgrimage will go ahead as scheduled despite the crane collapse at Mecca’s Grand Mosque… Read More.

10 militants killed in clash with security forces in Afghanistan

Security forces killed at least 10 militants in Afghanistan’s Helmand province during an operation against the Taliban.… Read More.

Malaysia to boost tourism with additional funds

The Malaysian government is set to spend an additional 80 million ringgit ($18 million) for promotional activities to boost tourism… Read More.

Haze to loom over Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix

Haze could loom over the coming Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix as the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) for the city… Read More.

Djokovic wins US Open singles crown, takes third Major of year

Serbian star Novak Djokovic vanquished Roger Federer in a four-set battle to clinch the men's singles title at the US… Read More.