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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.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on March 29, 2015. Netanyahu denounced as
March 30, 2015 - 09:45 GMT
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanayhu voiced his concern over the P5+1 nuclear deal framework during a meeting at his West Jerusalem office with US Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell.
Abbas' comments came during the 26th round of the Arab Summit, in which Arab leaders discussed at length the recent air campaign led by Saudi and backed by nine other Arab nations against Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 09:40 GMT
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is facing backlash after a remark urging an Arab intervention similar to the one unfolding in Yemen led by Saudi Arabia.
Egyptian policemen gather next to the crash site of a public transport bus, that fell from the bridge above, in the Giza governorate, south of Cairo, on March 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 09:18 GMT
Two trucks and a microbus collided on their way to the Red Sea, killing 16 people and injuring seven others.
China's move follows a similar one by India, who announced earlier this week it would be evacuated its citizens from Yemen by boat. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
Amidst growing unrest in the Gulf country, China announced Monday it planned to evacuate some 500 Chinese diplomats and workers from the country.
US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L), US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (2nd L), US Secretary of State John Kerry (C), British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (2nd R) wait to start a meeting with P5+1, European Union and Iranian officials as part of talks on Iran's nuclear program at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 30, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
A new round of talks with P5+1 countries has kicked off in the Swiss city of Lausanne to try to narrow down differences during the negotiation phase in an attempt to reach a final deal.
Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters take part in a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taez against the Saudi-led military intervention in the country, on March 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:38 GMT
Yemen's acting foreign minister Riyad Yassin emphasized the importance of dialogue in resolving the Yemen crisis.