New recruits to the Free Syrian Army, which made up of rebel groups fighting to overthrow Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 12:14 GMT
A coalition of Syrian opposition launched a campaign to claim the Nasib border crossing from government forces. The crossing, located in Deraa district, lies on the Jordanian border.
Head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi walks with others during a break in a meeting with world powers representatives seeking to pin down a nuclear deal with Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel, on March 31, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
April 01, 2015 - 11:45 GMT
The P5+1 countries have failed to agree on a framework to lift sanctions against Iran, which have been paralyzing the country's economy.
The week-long bombing campaign, led by Saudi Arabia, has deepened regional tensions with Iran, and send scores of Yemenis fleeing their homes amid deepening violence across the country.
April 01, 2015 - 11:33 GMT
Conflicting reports are surfacing of a bombing incident last night at a dairy factory in eastern Yemen, with sources loyal to the Houthis reporting the Saudi-led airstrikes are to blame, and medical sources claiming both rebel fire and airstrikes could be heard on site.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he delivers a speech during an event following the first session of the newly-elected Knesset (Israel's Parliament) on March 31, 2015 in Jerusalem. (AFP/ Gali Tibbon)
April 01, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
The PM called the nuclear deal unconscionable as it threatens the security of Israel.
Turkish riot police in Istanbul at the courthouse where a Turkish prosecutor probing the politically sensitive death of an anti-government protester was taken hostage by an armed group. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Police have surrounded the offices of Turkey's ruling AK party after two gunmen stormed the premises.
Shiite fighters from the Popular Mobilization units celebrate in front of the the provincial council building inside the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit on March 31, 2015 during a military operation to retake it from Daesh. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 10:22 GMT
Iraqi tribes liberated a number of villages near the Hamrain Mountains in Kirkuk from Daesh forces, killing 20 militants in the process.
Saudi-led warplanes have dropped strikes on areas across the war-torn Gulf nation over the last week, sending refugees fleeing for Somalia and angering Shiite-led Iran, who has also been accused of backing the Shiite Houthi rebels the Saudi campaign is targeting. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 10:20 GMT
The Saudi-led coalition carried out fresh airstrikes on military sites along the Yemeni border with Saudi Arabia Wednesday, eyewitnesses said, where the Shiite Houthi rebels are believed to have a stronghold.
The courthouse where a Turkish prosecutor, probing the politically sensitive death of an anti-government protester, was taken hostage by an armed group. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
April 01, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Turkish authorities arrested 22 students linked to the outlawed Marxist Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) in Antalya following yesterday's hostage crisis.
Armed settlers overlook a Palestinian village south of Nablus during confrontations following the setting on fire of Palestinian-owned fields on Jan. 1, 2010. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
April 01, 2015 - 08:10 GMT
Shin Bet arrested an IDF soldier for passing classified information to far-right settlers.
The incident could be part of a larger back and forth in the restive northeast, where sectarian strife has been on the rise over the last several years, and the site of fierce clashes between Daesh affiliates and the Lebanese army. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
Unidentified militants ambushed a passenger van in northeast Lebanon Tuesday, abducting two Lebanese from Arsal and later releasing them, according to a security source.
Daesh recently executed eight Syrian soldiers for
April 01, 2015 - 07:55 GMT
Daesh has allegedly killed upwards of 48 people, including women and children, in their campaign in the village of Hama in central Syria.