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The U.S. cargo ship was directed to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on the southern coast of Iran. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:14 GMT
Iranian forces have seized a US cargo ship with 34 sailors on board. The vessel has been directed to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on the southern coast
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:09 GMT
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts.
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 15:42 GMT
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 14:09 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday.
The High Aswan Dam in Egypt. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 13:40 GMT
Of the 761 possible water poisoning cases in Egypt, eight patients were still being treated, a healthy ministry official said Tuesday.
An Afghan villager walks on top of a mud field at the scene in Argo district of Badakhshan province. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 13:29 GMT
A landslide killed at least 52 people Tuesday in a remote province only accessible by air.
Damaged houses are seen from an Indian Army helicopter at Lapu in the Nepalese area of Gorkha on April 28, 2015. (AFP/Sajjad Hussain)
April 28, 2015 - 12:13 GMT
Among the passengers Tuesday were 15 surrogate-born children caught up in the quake.
International media reports said Israeli Air Force also sent several air strikes across the border into strategic missile bases of the Syrian military. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
Mortar fire from Syria hit the Israeli side of the Golan Heights territory Tuesday, an Israeli military source
Three separate attacks were carried out against Israeli troops over the weekend, with two Palestinians wielding knives were shot dead. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A 21-year-old Palestinian died Tuesday from injuries sustained during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank.
Another rumor says the Daesh leader has been unable to return to his leadership position and named a successor. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
After March reports by British daily the Guardian that Daesh leader al-Baghdadi had been critically wounded in a US airstrike in Iraq, more rumors emerged this week that he had been declared clinically dead by Israeli doctors in the Golan heights.
A testimony during his trial revealed 45-year-old Wissam Allouche failed to tell immigration authorities he was an Amal Movement member in the 1980s. (AFP/FIle)
April 28, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
A Texas man from Lebanon was sentenced to five years in prison for 'knowingly lying' to authorities about former links to the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah and the Amal Movement during his application for US citizenship.