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Iraq election: some Ballot boxes burned before recount in east Baghdad

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SHAFAQNA - A massive fire broke out Sunday in three warehouses containing ballot boxes of Iraq's parliamentary election in downtown capital Baghdad. According to BBC, the fire hit Iraq's biggest ballot paper warehouse that was being used…

Entire families wiped out in London tower block fire

SHAFAQNA- Elham Asaad Buaras Thirty people have died and 12 are in critical condition, in a West London tower block fire that started just after 1 am in the early hours of June 14. With entire families from Grenfell Tower in North Kensington…

At least 12 dead, 50 injured as fire engulfs London Tower with Mostly Muslim Residents

SHAFAQNA - A 24-story tower block on Latimer Road in west London has been engulfed in a horrifying blaze, with reports saying people have been trapped in flats in the upper stories. The massive fire has engulfed the Grenfell Tower…

Fire damages 15th century Ottoman-era mosque in northern Greece

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SHAFAQNA - The overnight blaze burned through the wooden roof of the Celebi Sultan Mehmed Mosque, also known as Bayezid Mosque, in the town of Didymoticho close to the Greek-Turkish border. The cause was unclear, though the fire had occurred…

Fire in Quranic Center Leaves 6 Dead

SHAFAQNA-A fire broke out in a Quran memorization center in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday. According to al-Wafd news website, it took place in the city of Diyarbakir, a large city of predominantly Kurdish population situated on the banks…