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A Libyan paramilitary checks his Grad rocket launcher during clashes on the outskirts of Sirte in September 2011. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 18:17 GMT
A rocket believed to be targeting a refinery hit a Western Libyan town and killed one foreign worker, officials said Monday.
Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Houthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:17 GMT
Saudi-led airstrikes hit Mazraq refugee camp in northern Yemen, killing 45 people.
Yemen's crisis continued to widen after almost a week of airstrikes led by Saudi Arabia on Houthi positions across the country, and a push by the Shiite rebels toward Hadi's former refuge city of Aden. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:15 GMT
Shiite Houthi rebels pushed deeper into the suburbs of Yemen's Aden Monday during heavy clashes with Hadi loyalists, while the capital Sanaa and Houthi positions in the north were hit with a slew of airstrikes from the Saudi-led coalition, now nearly a week old.
A member of the Iraqi security smokes a cigarette atop a damaged house in the southern entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 29, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
President Masoud Barzani says Kurdistan Regional Government will back Iraqi troops in an attack on Mosul, Daesh’s largest stronghold in Iraq.
Pakistani officials told Reuters talks between their defense delegation and Saudi officials in Riyadh in the coming days could lead Pakistan to a role in the multi-state military operation in Yemen, but their specific place is still unclear. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 12:12 GMT
A high-level Pakistani defense delegation will head to Riyadh in the coming days to discuss the possibility of an entrance into Saudi Arabia's military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Smoke billows from the site of an explosion that hit an arms depot in Yemen's second city of Aden on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
The Saudi Arabian-led coalition warplanes launched a fresh round of airstrikes, targeting Houthi sites in Noqm Moutanin region in eastern Sanaa and rocket launching sites in Fag Attan district near the center.
Prior to his visit in Iraq, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke during the Arab League summit in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 10:23 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has traveled to war-torn Iraq to hold talks with the Arab country’s top officials.
China's move follows a similar one by India, who announced earlier this week it would be evacuated its citizens from Yemen by boat. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 09:15 GMT
Amidst growing unrest in the Gulf country, China announced Monday it planned to evacuate some 500 Chinese diplomats and workers from the country.
Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters take part in a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taez against the Saudi-led military intervention in the country, on March 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:38 GMT
Yemen's acting foreign minister Riyad Yassin emphasized the importance of dialogue in resolving the Yemen crisis.
Lebanon has been split in support over the Saudi-led airstrike campaign in Yemen, with the Shiite militia group Hezbollah condemning the intervention and Lebanon's Future Movement siding with Saudi leadership. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil urged Lebanon's Future Movement and Hezbollah group not to take sides in the Yemen conflict, as both have expressed opposing stances on the Saudi-led airstrike campaign against the Shiite Houthi rebels and left Lebanon divided.
Residents told Reuters new strikes appeared to be targeting diplomatic sites in Yemen's capital Sanaa, where the Shiite rebel group has been steadily tightening its control since an initial siege last September. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 07:41 GMT
In the fifth day of a Saudi-led airstrike campaign in Yemen, residents say overnight strikes targeting diplomatic centers in the capital Sanaa.