There is a $3 million reward offered by Iran for anyone who kills Rushdie
Iran has threatened to boycott next week’s Frankfurt Book Fair because organisers have invited the author Salman Rushdie, who still has a fatwa against him, as a guest speaker.
The first bodies of Iranians killed in a stampede at Haj arrived home from Saudi Arabia on Saturday after a controversial nine-day delay and questions over the final death toll.
A second plane returned the bodies of 114 pilgrims from Saudi Arabia to Tehran
Iran appears to have lost the largest number of pilgrims, with 464 dead
Iran on Thursday nearly doubled its death toll from the Haj stampede to 464, giving up hope of finding missing pilgrims alive after a tragedy that has sparked a major row with Saudi Arabia.
Nearly 600 people from around the world remain missing after stampede
Iran on Thursday said that those missing were all likely to have died
The repatriation of Iranians killed in the Haj stampede in Saudi Arabia has been delayed until at least Wednesday, officials said, citing administrative problems and difficulties in identifying victim
Iranian authorities organised a demonstration against Saudi Arabia’s management of the annual Haj on Friday as it mourned 131 nationals among 717 pilgrims killed in a crush outside Mecca.