The gunmen opened fire on a police vehicle, killing those inside: interior ministry.
Iran says that it expects medical tests to establish within 48 hours if a high-ranking diplomat died in Mina stampede.
Nimr's uncle told AFP, his family fears "the government is serious, very serious" about carrying out the sentence.
"When a warplane enters Raqqa's air space, the sirens ring out to warn IS members," says an anti-IS activist in Raqqa.
The soldiers were taken to hospital conscious with light wounds: emergency medical service.
Support for the opposition fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad would continue. said Saudi foreign minister.
“We will defend the Palestinian people with all of our existence, and in any way and as long as we can,” said Khamenei.
The Russian foreign minister called the downing of the Russian fighter-bomber a 'planned provocation'.
Putin said the downed plane had been attacked inside Syria when it was one kilometre from the Turkish border.
Officials say the fire at the Regal Tower in Dubai's Business Bay neighborhood started around 9:45 am today.
One of the pilots of Su-24 was in the hands of Turk forces in Syria who were searching for the other pilot.
Kerry concedes his visit has none of the ambitious agendas of past trips and was primarily focused on stemming violence.
The blasts in the provincial capital of al-Arish came a day after the second round of a parliamentary election closed.
Army chief of staff says strikes will target command and recruitment centres as well as oil facilities.
Comments a rebuff of repeated demands from US, France, Britain and S. Arabia that Assad step down.
Says greater military cooperation with Russia possible under right circumstances.
Russian companies are eyeing business opportunities after sanctions on Iran are lifted.
Syrian president says situation in country has "improved in a very good way" since Russian air strikes began.
Escalation in fighting in Syria has pulled Russia closer to Iran which is coordinating pro-Assad fighters on the ground.
Canada's defence minister says showing compassion for these people sends a message to the militant Islamic State group.
Resolution proposed by France calls on member states with power to take lawful action against territory under IS control