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Four days after Israel announced it would stop withholding hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid tax funds, the payment remained held up over a dispute regarding the size of the PA's electric bill. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 14:03 GMT
Four days after Israel announced it would stop withholding hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid tax funds, the payment remained held up over a dispute regarding the size of the PA's electric bill.
In February the Pentagon announced 1,200 individuals were identified to be vetted for a train and equip program to help Syrian opposition fighters in the campaign against Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz says the joint Turkish-US train-and-equip program for 'vetted' Syrian fighters can start in May.
Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, said that all possibilities are under investigation regarding a possible terrorist angle in Turkey’s power cut. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Power outage in most of Turkey occurred after problems in transmission lines; however, an investigation is underway to see if issue is relation to terrorist activity.
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home. (AFP/Rajesh Jantilal)
March 31, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home.
It is suspected the incident may be linked to the DHKP-C. (Image: Twitter)
March 31, 2015 - 12:51 GMT
Mehmet Selim Kiraz, a Turkish prosecuting investigating the death of a 15-year-old protestor, is being held hostage in an courthouse in Istanbul.
Lebanese Prime Minister Tamam Salam (L) and one of Iraq's three Vice Presidents Iyad Allawi (R), attend the opening ceremony of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, at Bayan palace in Kuwait City, on March 31,2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Lebanon's Prime Minister made a plea for $1 billion in aid to cope with the Syrian crisis at a donors conference in Kuwait.
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter answers reporters' questions during a news conference. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
American Secretary of Defense announced the United States support of a joint Arab force, proposed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at an Arab League Summit in Sharm el Sheikh.
Iraqi government forces and allied militias fire weaponry from a position in the northern part of Diyala province, bordering Salahuddin province, as they take part in an assault to retake the city of Tikrit from Daesh. (AFP/Younis Al-Bayati)
March 31, 2015 - 11:22 GMT
An anonymous source told media Iraqi forces purge Daesh from Tikrit's government complex.
Daesh is notorious for killing prisoners in mass public executions. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 30 civilians were executed by Daesh in the central Syrian province of Hama.
A Yemeni man receives treatment, at the Republic Hospital, for burns sustained following an explosion that hit an arms depot in Yemen's second city of Aden on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Eighteen Houthi militants and 15 civilians were killed in overnight air raids by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
Humanitarian workers from the Iranian Red Crescent loading medical aid. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
According to state news, Iran dropped its first shipment of aid in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its air campaign against the Houthi rebels.