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More than 30 policeman and soldiers were kidnapped in the restive border town of Arsal last August, at least 25 of whom are still being held by al-Qaeda's Syria wing Jabhat al-Nusra and Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 14:34 GMT
Frustrated by the a lack of headway by mediators, family members of some 25 Lebanese servicemen held by Daesh and Nusra since last August threatened to take matters into their own hands Monday in a fresh protest in downtown Beirut.
Palestinian protesters run for shelter from tear gas fired by Israeli security forces during clashes following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, on March 27, 2015. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
March 30, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Over 2,000 Palestinians marched in honor of Land Day, which commemorates the Palestinians who protested against Israel on March 30th, 1976.
Netanyahu has been very vocal regarding his disapproval of the Iranian nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the P5+1 countries of rewarding Iran with a nuclear deal despite disrupting the political stability of Yemen by allegedly arming the Houthi rebel movement.
Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Houthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:17 GMT
Saudi-led airstrikes hit Mazraq refugee camp in northern Yemen, killing 21 people.
Yemen's crisis continued to widen after almost a week of airstrikes led by Saudi Arabia on Houthi positions across the country, and a push by the Shiite rebels toward Hadi's former refuge city of Aden. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:15 GMT
Shiite Houthi rebels pushed deeper into the suburbs of Yemen's Aden Monday during heavy clashes with Hadi loyalists, while the capital Sanaa and Houthi positions in the north were hit with a slew of airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition, now nearly a week old.
A member of the Iraqi security smokes a cigarette atop a damaged house in the southern entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 29, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
President Masoud Barzani says Kurdistan Regional Government will back Iraqi troops in an attack on Mosul, Daesh’s largest stronghold in Iraq.
Pakistani officials told Reuters talks between their defense delegation and Saudi officials in Riyadh in the coming days could lead Pakistan to a role in the multi-state military operation in Yemen, but their specific place is still unclear. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 12:12 GMT
A high-level Pakistani defense delegation will head to Riyadh in the coming days to discuss the possibility of an entrance into Saudi Arabia's military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that hit an arms depot in Yemen's second city of Aden on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
The Saudi Arabian-led coalition warplanes launched a fresh round of airstrikes, targeting Houthi sites in Noqm Moutanin region in eastern Sanaa and rocket launching sites in Fag Attan district near the center.
Iraqis stand at the site of a car bomb explosion in the Shiite-majority Sadr City area of north Baghdad on March 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 11:11 GMT
Two explosive laden vehicles detonated in a Shiite district of northeastern Baghdad, killing nine people and injuring 20 others.
Prior to his visit in Iraq, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke during the Arab League summit in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has traveled to war-torn Iraq to hold talks with the Arab country’s top officials.
The head of Israel's Arab parliamentary bloc Ayman Odeh (C) walks alongside supporters as they arrive in Jerusalem on March 29, 2015, after a four-day march from the Bedouin village of Wadi al-Naam, near the city of Beersheba in the Negev desert in southern Israel, to support Bedouin Arabs. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 10:08 GMT
The four-day march for Bedouin rights has ended in Jerusalem at the Israeli parliament where Palestinian representatives delivered a report on the hardships faced by Bedouin villages.