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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.
Hours before the midnight deadline Tuesday, US officials said negotiations could extend through Wednesday so long as
April 01, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
After a midnight deadline passed without a deal Tuesday, officials taking part in the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Switzerland said a new deadline has been set for the end of Wednesday.
A Palestinian sits amid the rubble of buildings that were destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in Gaza City's al-Shejaiya neighborhood, on March 31, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 07:31 GMT
On Wednesday, Palestine will be granted full membership to the International Criminal Court, allowing for the country to pursue a criminal investigation against Israel for war crimes committed during this past summer war.
After Somalia's public display of support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen, concerns have been raised about the safety of some 238,000 Somali refugees currently being hosted there. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
In a stark change of roles, Yemeni refugees arrive in Somaliland port as the Saudi-led air campaign continues to pound Houthi positions across the Gulf country.
Back at home, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is facing pressure from hard-liners not to release too much to reach a deal, and to deliver on a promise to lift sanctions. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 06:56 GMT
Amid deadlocks, nuclear talks between Iran and world powers in Switzerland soar past their midnight deadline.
An anti-Islamic ad campaign that will begin appearing this week on public buses compare Muslims with Nazis. (AFP/Karen Bleier)
April 01, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
An anti-Islamic ad campaign that will begin appearing this week on public buses compares Muslims with Nazis.
US President Barack Obama is releasing military aid to Egypt after the funds had been suspended for two years. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama is releasing military aid to Egypt after the funds had been suspended for two years.
The hostage and his three captors were killed Tuesday after a shootout in Istanbul. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 31, 2015 - 21:16 GMT
The hostage and his three captors were killed Tuesday after a shootout in Istanbul.