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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.
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people.
Thirteen people, most of them Syrian nationals, were killed in a traffic accident Sunday. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 29, 2015 - 20:06 GMT
Thirteen people, most of them Syrian nationals, were killed in a traffic accident Sunday.
Afghan police walk around a destroyed U.S. military vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul on May 16, 2013. (AFP/Massoud Hosseini)
March 29, 2015 - 18:25 GMT
A suicide attack that targeted an Afghan lawmaker in Kabul killed three, including a child, and wounded the parliament member.
Senior world officials joined thousands of Tunisians in a rally denouncing extremism Sunday, less than two weeks after an attack on the national museum. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 29, 2015 - 17:50 GMT
Senior world officials joined thousands of Tunisians in a rally denouncing extremism Sunday, less than two weeks after an attack on the national museum.
Yemeni tribal members opposed to the Shiite Huthi militia gather in Shabwa province, on Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 17:34 GMT
At least 38 people were killed Sunday when Yemen's tribesmen attacked rebel positions in an oil-rich area.
A handout picture released by the official website of Iran's presidency office shows Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Natanz uranium enrichment facilities some 300 kms, south of the capital Tehran on April 8, 2008. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 16:17 GMT
Western diplomats said Iran and six world powers have reached a provisional agreement on key parts of a nuclear deal Sunday.