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Smoke rises following an airstrike on Sana'a. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 05, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
An airstrike launched by the Saudi-led alliance in Yemen appears to have struck an orphanage Saturday morning in Sana'a's al-Nahda neighbourhood, killing and injuring an unknown number of people, according to local medical sources.
Thousands of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries left the Budapest train station to head to the Austrian border by foot. The Hungarian government has since agreed to bus the refugees to the borders. (AFP/Ferenc Isza)
September 05, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
The leaders of Germany and Austria on Friday agreed to permit the entry of thousands of migrants from Hungary -- as the refugee crisis in Europe escalates.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud meets with US President Barack Obama in the White House. (AFP/Yuri Gripas)
September 05, 2015 - 04:52 GMT
President Barack Obama welcomed King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to the White House on Friday and indicated that the two leaders plan to discuss a range of issues including, Yemen, Syria, the Iran deal, and climate change.
Hundreds of outraged refugees depart the Budapest train station by foot. (AFP/Peter Kohalmi)
September 04, 2015 - 17:05 GMT
Hundreds of furious migrants who have been stuck in Budapest for days have started marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot.
The four American soldiers were responding to an initial blast when the attackers injured them with a second explosive device. Militant attacks have become common in Egypt's Sinai region. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 04, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
Six peacekeepers, including four Americans, were injured by improvised explosive devices in Egypt's northeast Sinai, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
The UAE soldiers died while fighting for the Saudi-led military campaign against the Houthi group. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 12:02 GMT
Twenty-two UAE soldiers were killed while taking part in fighting in Yemen, according to the official news agency WAM on Friday.
Over 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2015. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
The UN has criticized the European Union (EU) for failing to find a response to the spiraling refugee influx, urging the bloc to accept and distribute up to 200,000 asylum-seekers across the continent as part of a binding program for relocation of refugees.
Members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stand behind the bars during their trial in Cairo, Egypt, on June 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A criminal court convicted 25 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters on charges of arson and multiple counts of murder.
Four of the fishermen were saved and detained in a prison in the city of Khoms. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
Four of the fishermen were saved and detained in a prison in the city of Khoms.
Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi gather at a military site near the country's third-largest city Taiz on Aug. 25, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad al-Basha)
September 03, 2015 - 17:38 GMT
The air raids continued as the death toll of mosque bombings in the capital rises.
A photo of one of the journalists detained in Turkey, Jake Hanrahan. (Twitter)
September 03, 2015 - 16:33 GMT
Their Iraqi translator remains under arrest, judicial sources said.