Five Things to Know About the Islamic Hijri New Year

Hijri New Year is not as well known or as widely celebrated as Eid al-Adha, which marks the culmination of the annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. But it is still a significant day for Islam's 1.8 billion adherents.

Russia Blames U.S. After ISIS Murders Top General

The Russian Defense Ministry said Lt. Gen. Valery Asapov "was at a command post of Syrian troops, assisting the Syrian commanders in the operation for the liberation of the city of Deir Ez-Zor."