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Somali refugees at a UNHCR reception center in Yemen in 2008. (AFP/Khaled Fazaa)
April 01, 2015 - 19:38 GMT
In a turnaround of the decades-old pattern of Somalis crossing seas to seek refuge in Yemen, Yemenis are now escaping to Somalia.
A group of 348 Indian citizens trapped during the escalating conflict in Yemen have been evacuated and are on their way home, officials said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 18:47 GMT
A group of 348 Indian citizens trapped during the escalating conflict in Yemen have been evacuated and are on their way home, officials said Wednesday.
Istanbul Police Headquarters in Fatih is seen on Dec. 18, 2013. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
April 01, 2015 - 17:58 GMT
Turkish police shot two attackers outside its headquarters Wednesday, killing one of the men.
A member of the Moroccan special forces guard stands outside of the Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation (BCIJ) building on March 23, 2015 during a press conference by the governor of the BCIJ in Rabat. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 17:35 GMT
Moroccan authorities said Wednesday they dismantled a cell where Daesh had been recruiting fighters.
Prosecutors, lawyers and judges stand on April 1, 2015, near a statue of Lady Justice during a funeral ceremony for senior Istanbul prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
April 01, 2015 - 16:21 GMT
Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday in Istanbul's main courthouse on Wednesday to pay tribute to the prosecutor who was killed by extremists.
Yemeni students in Iran held similar demonstrations. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
Yemeni students living in Lebanon launched a protest against the Saudi-led military campaign against the Houthi rebel movement.
New recruits to the Free Syrian Army, which made up of rebel groups fighting to overthrow Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 12:14 GMT
A coalition of Syrian opposition launched a campaign to claim the Nasib border crossing from government forces. The crossing, located in Deraa district, lies on the Jordanian border.
The week-long bombing campaign, led by Saudi Arabia, has deepened regional tensions with Iran, and send scores of Yemenis fleeing their homes amid deepening violence across the country.
April 01, 2015 - 11:33 GMT
Conflicting reports are surfacing of a bombing incident last night at a dairy factory in eastern Yemen, with sources loyal to the Houthis reporting the Saudi-led airstrikes are to blame, and medical sources claiming both rebel fire and airstrikes could be heard on site.
Turkish riot police in Istanbul at the courthouse where a Turkish prosecutor probing the politically sensitive death of an anti-government protester was taken hostage by an armed group. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Police have surrounded the offices of Turkey's ruling AK party after two gunmen stormed the premises.
Saudi-led warplanes have dropped strikes on areas across the war-torn Gulf nation over the last week, sending refugees fleeing for Somalia and angering Shiite-led Iran, who has also been accused of backing the Shiite Houthi rebels the Saudi campaign is targeting. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 10:20 GMT
The Saudi-led coalition carried out fresh airstrikes on military sites along the Yemeni border with Saudi Arabia Wednesday, eyewitnesses said, where the Shiite Houthi rebels are believed to have a stronghold.
The courthouse where a Turkish prosecutor, probing the politically sensitive death of an anti-government protester, was taken hostage by an armed group. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
April 01, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Turkish authorities arrested 22 students linked to the outlawed Marxist Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) in Antalya following yesterday's hostage crisis.