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Members of Egypt's constitutional court hold a session to rule on the law organizing the upcoming parliamentary elections on March 1, 2015 in Cairo. (AFP/Mohamed al-Shahed)
April 28, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
The Egyptian cabinet's drafting committee on Monday finished amending laws regulating parliamentary elections.
Yemenis gather in the yard of the residence of the military commander of the Shiite-Houthi militant group, Abdullah Yahya al-Hakim, after an airstrike destroyed his property in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, on April 28, 2015. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
April 28, 2015 - 18:40 GMT
At least 15 people were killed after Houthis and tribesmen clashed in the central province of Marib, sources said Tuesday.
The airstrike destroyed a runway and a plane at Sana'a International Airport. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 18:36 GMT
Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed the runway of Sanaa's main airport to prevent an Iranian plane from landing there, the Al-Arabiya television channel reported on Tuesday.
A columnist for a Turkish newspaper appeared in an Istanbul court Tuesday charged with insulting the country's president. (Twitter)
April 28, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
A columnist for a Turkish newspaper appeared in an Istanbul court Tuesday charged with insulting the country's president.
The Bahraini police arrested individuals who were allegedly planning terrorist attacks in Bahrain. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
April 28, 2015 - 17:22 GMT
Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced the arrest of 28 individuals, including those convicted in absentia with terrorism-related charges and sentenced to life imprisonment.
A United Nations car drives past the Mechouar square on May 14, 2013 in Laayoune, the capital of Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
April 28, 2015 - 17:10 GMT
Morocco has arrested four suspects for allegedly issuing a fatwa ordering someone to be burned alive and planning extremist attacks against the country, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:32 GMT
A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition.
The cargo ship was directed to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on the southern coast of Iran. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:14 GMT
The US and Iran are eyeballing each other again after Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf and the American Navy dispatched a destroyer to monitor the situation.
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:09 GMT
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts.
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 15:42 GMT
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 14:09 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday.