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A court held two police officers responsible for the death of activist Khaled Saeed during Egypt's revolution. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 14:08 GMT
A court reaffirmed a ruling that sentences two policemen to ten years in prison Wednesday, holding the officers responsible for a demonstrator's death.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry last month expressed concern about the Houthi uprising in Yemen. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied Monday it held meetings with the Houthi rebel group.
Islamist militants seized control of two oil fields in Libya on Tuesday weeks after the sites were shut down from the violence. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 13:25 GMT
Islamist militants seized control of two oil fields in Libya on Tuesday weeks after the sites were shut down from the violence.
A still from the clip shows the sleeve of one of the gunmen donning an Iraqi flag, suggesting claims that assailants are Iraqi military men may be true. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
A video emerged Wednesday purporting to show Iraqi military men shooting dead an 11-year-old boy in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra.
In Cairo a fire erupted at a conference Wednesday, injuring 16 people.
March 04, 2015 - 12:46 GMT
A fire in Cairo's conference injured 16 people Wednesday.
A Palestinian father carries his baby through Gaza City's al-Shejaiya neighborhood, which was destroyed during Israel's 50-day war in the Strip, February 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 12:41 GMT
A UN envoy called on Israel to investigate the killings of over 2,200 Palestinians during its 50-day offensive in the Gaza Strip last summer.
Nepalese authorities inspect the Airbus 330 which skidded off the runway at Kathmandu's international airport following poor visibility conditions. Passengers reported safe. (AFP/PRAKASH MATHEMA)
March 04, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
An Airbus 330 missed the runway in dense fog at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu early Wednesday morning. Passengers reported safe.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest against Benjamin Netanyahu's speech in Washington DC, March 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 09:33 GMT
Ultra-Orthodox Jews protested in both New York and Washington DC against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to the US Congress Tuesday.
Armed tribal members gather against a potential Houthi attack in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa, February 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Eight people were killed in Yemen's al-Bayda province after bomb targeted members of the country's Houthi movement.
Israeli authorities did not specify why the ten officials were denied entry. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Ten Palestinian Liberation Organization officials were denied entry to Gaza by Israel through the Erez crossing, according to officials.
Scientists conduct testing in Tehran's research center. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iran's ambassador said Tuesday the agreement is a "positive step for deepening nuclear cooperation."