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.
Nepalese army search through the rubble in Durbar Square, Kathmandu. (AFP/PRAKASH MATHEMA)
April 28, 2015 - 09:49 GMT
Six missing Dubai trekkers are found safe following Nepal's deadly earthquake, but rescuers are battling time, material shortages, and inaccessible roads.
Nusra's suicide attack and consequential army base seizure makes the Syrian regime's third heavy loss this month in NW Syria. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
The Syrian government suffered its third heavy loss this month on Monday, when Nusra Front militants launched a suicide bomb-laden offensive against an army compound in NW Syria.
According to a statement released by civil defense officers working on the rescue operation, some 50 workers were present at the time of the collapse. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 07:40 GMT
Several construction workers were killed are more are still trapped after the roof of a building they were working on at a Saudi Arabian university collapsed Monday.
Kerry's remarks were some of the first between he and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif since Iran and world powers reached a framework nuclear agreement on April 2. (AFP/FIle)
April 28, 2015 - 07:03 GMT
In one of the first meetings between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif since the initial framework deal was reached earlier this month, Kerry said a comprehensive nuclear agreement was looking more attainable than ever.