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March 28, 2015

Travelers queue up at the check-out counter at Sana'a International Airport as hundreds of foreigners were evacuated from the Yemeni capital due to security reasons on March 28, 2015 after the third day of Saudi-led coalition airstrikes against Shiite Huthi rebels. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT
Hundreds of United Nations employees and other foreign workers have fled Sana'a as Saudi airstrikes are set to continue for an indefinite period of time.
US forces flew a HH-60 Sikorsky helicopter from Djibouti to recover the Saudi airmen in international waters.
18:48 GMT
US forces have rescued two Saudi pilots from international waters after their F-15S experienced technical difficulties over the Red Sea.
IDF soldiers in Hebron on June 17, 2014. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
Israeli forces conducted military training in the town of Birzeit, located in Ramallah district, violating the Oslo Accords which states Birzeit is under complete control of Palestinian Authority.
Smoke rises from the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on March 26, 2015 following bombing by rebels. (AFP/File)
17:18 GMT
Syrian rebels claim opposition have seized full control of major Syrian city from Assad regime intelligence agencies.
A file photo of Syrian refugees gathering outside their tent at a makeshift camp in the Abu Samra district of the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
A large fire broke out in a Syrian refugee camp near Qibbet Shamra on Saturday. No causalities were reported.
Saudi Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri, spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition forces, speaks to the media next to a replica of a Tornado fighter jet, at the Riyadh airbase in the Saudi capital on March 26, 2014. (AFP/File)
15:11 GMT
A Saudi official stated at the Arab country summit in Egypt that airstrikes in Yemen will likely continue for at least five to six months.
A policeman walks through the site of the explosion outside the Cairo police headquarters in January 2014. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
An explosion in Egypt's capital city of Cairo has injured eight people, including four police officers. The bomb detonated at the Cairo Media University.
A tank bearing the flag of southern separatist movement, which was confiscated from a military depot, is driven on a street in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on March 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:18 GMT
Witnesses reported flames and smoke coming from Aden's largest arms depot, as the country is embroiled in violent clashes between Houthi militia and foreign-backed government forces.
A Palestinian protester from the Jalazon refugee camp clashes with Israeli security forces near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit El, north of Ramallah, on March 27, 2015, following a rally by the residents of the camp against Israeli settlements. (AFP/File)
12:51 GMT
Following a month-long session on Palestinian human rights, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) approved three resolutions, highlighting the illegality of Israeli expansion and violence towards Palestinian civilians by the IDF and settlers.
At least 71 people were killed in the first pushes of the offensive Thursday, according to the Observatory, when Nusra fighters seized control of several checkpoints outside Idlib. (AFP/File)
11:53 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday a major offensive by al-Qaeda's Syria arm Jabat al-Nusra ended Saturday with government forces pulling back into barracks in the center of the city and Nusra fighters seizing control.
Lebanese troops deploy in the eastern town of Arsal near the Syrian border on August 28. (AFP/File)
11:23 GMT
The Lebanese army seized a strategic hilltop on the outskirts of Arsal from Daesh and al-Nusra militants in their most recent military offensive.
Launched earlier this week, the airstrike campaign in Yemen is a coalition of 10 nations led by Saudi against the Shiite rebel group whose campaign began in the capital Sanaa last September. (AFP/File)
10:56 GMT
Fourteen Arab leaders are holding a meeting in Egypt to address the deepening crisis unfolding in the Gulf country, where a Saudi-led bombing campaign began earlier this week.
The Houthis' comment comes on the heels of another coalition incident in which US forces carried out a rescue mission for two Saudi pilots after their fighter jet went down over the Red Sea Friday. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT
In the third day of a Saudi-led airstrike campaign against Yemen's Houthis, sources from the rebel group claimed it shot down a coalition plane in northern Sanaa and captured a Sudanese pilot.
The airstrike campaign, led by Saudi Arabia against Houthi positions in northern Yemen, now risks to become a larger conflict as Egypt declares its willingness to send ground troops. (AFP/File)
08:04 GMT
Fresh airstrikes targeted Houthi positions Friday in the second day of a firepower campaign led by Saudi Arabia against the militant group, who took over the capital Sanaa in September and dissolved the country's parliament in February.
The Israeli government withheld the transfer of some 500,000 Israeli shekels worth of Palestinian tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority after the governing group applied to the International Criminal Court to pursue war crime charges against Israel for last summer's Gaza offensive, which killed more than 2,000 Palestinians and around 60 Israelis. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The US State Department said Friday an Israeli decision to overturn tax revenue withholding will help restore stability to the restive West Bank, where numerous detainment raids by Israeli forces in recent days have stirred controversy.
US Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the US military aims to have fighters ready for a battle against Daesh by late summer or early fall. (AFP/File)
06:47 GMT
In one of the first concrete moves in the upcoming train and equip program led by the US, 400 Syrian rebels have been named to take part in a process the US military hopes will have them ready to fight Daesh militants by September.
The Nigerian town of Gwoza, home of Boko Haram's command center, has been recaptured, the military reported Friday. (Screenshot: Twitter)
06:00 GMT
The Nigerian town of Gwoza, home of Boko Haram's command center, has been recaptured, the military reported Friday.
The Syrian president told Russian media Friday that the regime would welcome any revival and expansion of Russia's naval base. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The Syrian president told Russian media Friday that the regime would welcome any revival and expansion of Russia's naval base.

March 27, 2015

Yemenis hold placards bearing portraits of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud during a demonstration in the strategic city of Taez, in support of the Saudi-led 'Firmness Storm' operations against Shiite rebels. (AFP/STR)
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Yemenis hold placards bearing portraits of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud during a demonstration in the strategic city of Taez, in support of the Saudi-led 'Firmness Storm' operations against Shiite rebels. (AFP/STR)
Houthi rebels stand on military vehicles at a captured army base in Sanaa on Sept. 22, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
19:11 GMT
At least 21 Shiite militants were killed when residents in a tribal region of Yemen opened fire on the rebels' vehicles, witnesses said Friday.
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit. (AFP/File)
18:56 GMT
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit.
The EU has kept Hamas on its blacklist despite a court ruling ordering the bloc to remove the Palestinian resistance movement. (AFP/File)
18:43 GMT
The EU has kept Hamas on its blacklist despite a court ruling ordering the bloc to remove the Palestinian resistance movement.
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties. (AFP/File)
17:56 GMT
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties.
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer. (AFP/File)
17:29 GMT
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group. (AFP/File)
17:20 GMT
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group.
After months of freezing tax revenue transfers, Israel announced Friday that it will release the money to the interim government. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
15:29 GMT
After months of freezing tax revenue transfers, Israel announced Friday that it will release the money to the interim government.
Masked Hamas militants take part in a 2005 rally next to the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah. (AFP/Said Khatib)
15:08 GMT
An Egyptian lawyer withdrew Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group."
The thousands of Indians in Yemen will be taken out by ships. (AFP/File)
13:34 GMT
India has announced it is taking thousands of its nationals out of Yemen due to the security situation there.
The army chief visited Turkish soldiers protecting the tomb in Syria. (AFP/Adem Altan)
12:15 GMT
The head of Turkey's army and top commanders have visited the new location of an historic tomb in Syria.
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts. (AFP/File)
11:32 GMT
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts.
The drone was reportedly shot down in Yemen's capital, Sanaa. (Al Bawaba/File)
09:42 GMT
The rebel Houthi group has shot down what pro-Houthi TV has called a "hostile" drone in Sanaa.
People were killed in  ground and air military operations. (AFP/File)
08:42 GMT
At least 108 people have been killed in various ground and air strikes carried out by the Syrian regime.
Saudi Arabia has said the first stage of the operation is to destroy rebel warplanes. (AFP/File)
07:42 GMT
Saudi Arabia has said that military operations in Yemen will continue until all objectives are achieved.
Rifi said Iran went "too far in supporting militant groups." (AFP/File)
07:34 GMT
Military intervention in Yemen is necessary "to end Iran's arrogance," Lebanon's Justice Minister has said.
Ban Ki-moon said negotiations remain the only option for resolving the crisis. (Al Bawaba/File)
07:13 GMT
The UN's Secretary General has called for dialogue between all political sides in the Yemen crisis and said it is the only solution.
Iranian President Hasan Rohani shakes hands with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Tehran's Saadabad palace in January 2014. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Turkish presidential spokesman has ruled out any change in the president's scheduled visit to Iran the first week of April.
Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council.

March 26, 2015

The Arab leaders met in Egypt ahead of the 2015 Arab League Summit
20:46 GMT
Arab foreign ministers agreed in a meeting in Egypt on Thursday to form a joint Arab military force to counter growing security threats in the region, the Arab League's chief said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes King Abdullah of Jordan during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Oct. 2, 2014. On Thursday Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a draft agreement for the construction of Jordan's first nuclear power plant. (AFP/Sergei Linitsky)
18:36 GMT
The countries committed to building Jordan's first nuclear power plant, helping demands for electricity as Jordan's population soars.
The warplanes targeted the city of Sa'ada in northern Yemen, and the city of Ta'izz in the south. (AFP/File)
18:24 GMT
Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes against Yemen, hitting the northern city of Sa’ada and Ta’izz in the south, local officials and witnesses said.
Joint List head Ayman Odeh, in white shirt, and Israeli left-wing MP Dov Khenin, on right, march alongside several dozen protesters in the Bedouin village of Wadi al-Naam on March 26, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
18:14 GMT
The Joint Arab List set out Thursday on a four-day protest march from an unrecognized Bedouin village in the Negev desert.
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps. (Wikimedia)
17:27 GMT
The president of Cornell University defended the school dean Thursday after he was caught on film openly welcoming Daesh training camps.
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
17:10 GMT
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
Civilians and security forces search for survivors and bodies in the rubble. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
16:54 GMT
At least 25 people were killed and 40 others injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's capital, an official said Thursday.
"This is a dangerous escalation against freedoms and an attempt to gag the media," said Yemen's Maarib Press news website. (Pixabay)
16:53 GMT
Yemen's main internet service provider (ISP) on Thursday blocked a number of websites opposed to the Shiite Houthi group.
Airstrikes by the Iraqi air force and the U.S.-led international coalition killed 28 members of Daesh in the Iraqi province of Saladin. (AFP/File)
16:37 GMT
At least 35 people, including 28 Daesh militants were killed Thursday in two separate attacks in Iraq’s northern province of Saladin, army sources said.
A member of the Yemeni security forces sits on debris at the site of an air strike near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
16:19 GMT
The conflict echoes across the wider Middle East, bringing into play regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran that have been compared to a "Cold War" scenario.
Palestinian armed groups committed war crimes by indiscriminately firing rockets at civilians in Israel during the Gaza war last summer. (Screenshot: Twitter)
15:09 GMT
Palestinian armed groups committed war crimes by indiscriminately firing rockets at civilians in Israel during the Gaza war last summer.
Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil attend a press conference during a meeting on Syrian refugees at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Oct. 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
14:16 GMT
Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Judeh said Thursday Jordan's participation came as a response to a call made by the legitimate president.
Washington has offered support for the Saudi campaign. (Al Bawaba/File)
13:40 GMT
John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, has commended the actions of a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
The Egyptian government announced its political and military support for military action. (File)
13:38 GMT
Egypt has sent four naval ships to Yemen to help secure the Gulf of Aden and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait, an Egyptian official has said.
Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in Yemen on Wednesday night. (AFP)
12:51 GMT
The United Kingdom has voiced its support for Saudi operations against the Houthi movement in Yemen.
Syria was unable to dismantle three of its facilities because of security conditions. (AFP/File)
11:52 GMT
Syria has destroyed three of its chemical weapons facilities, according to AFP/
Pro-Houthi militants seized state institutions in the city of Aden. (AFP/File)
11:48 GMT
Houthi loyalists have taken control of some state institutions in the southern city of Aden.
The UN said that Israeli forces continue to violate Palestinian's rights to life and liberty. (AFP/File)
10:33 GMT
The United Nations says the Palestinian death toll in 2014 was the highest of any year since 1967.
The jihadist group Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack. (AFP/File)
10:08 GMT
Tunisia has arrested 23 suspects over the attack in a museum in the capital that killed tourists and a policeman.
Flights have been canceled due to the worsening security situation. (AFP)
09:45 GMT
Egypt has stopped flights between Egypt and Yemen due to the security crisis and launching of airstrikes against Houthis.
Jordan has stressed it is in support of legitimacy in Yemen. (AFP)
09:33 GMT
Jordan has confirmed that it is taking part with other Arab countries in military operations in Yemen.
Media reports state that ex-President Hadi left Yemen for Oman. (AFP/File)
09:21 GMT
Yemen's former President Hadi has arrived in Oman after leaving Yemen, according to media reports.
Iran has called for an immediate end to military strikes in Yemen. (AFP/File)
09:10 GMT
Iran has criticized Saudi military operations against the Houthi movement in Yemen and has called for an end to airstrikes.
The number of asylum-seekers in industrialized countries rose by nearly half last year. (File)
08:21 GMT
The number asylum seekers in industrialized seekers rose by 45 percent last year, according to the UN refugee agency.
Masked Palestinian militants of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a group linked to the Fatah movement, demonstrate their skills during a training in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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Masked Palestinian militants of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a group linked to the Fatah movement, demonstrate their skills during a training in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip. (AFP/Said Khatib)
Residents are helping to search for victims under the damaged houses. (AFP/File)
07:32 GMT
Saudi airstrikes have so far killed 13 people in Yemen, with more feared dead.
Saudi Arabia is part of a coalition of over 10 countries that have launched military operations. (AFP/File)
07:06 GMT
Saudi Arabia and its allies have launched airstrikes in Yemen, as part of a move against Houthi rebels.
A Daesh branch group based in Libya has claimed responsibility for attacks that lead to 17 deaths in Benghazi and Sirte on Wednesday. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
06:32 GMT
A Daesh branch group based in Libya has claimed responsibility for attacks that lead to 17 deaths in Benghazi and Sirte on Wednesday.
Syrian rebels man a checkpoint in northern Syria's Idlib region. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT
Comprehensive UN Security Council action can rapidly alleviate the suffering of Syrians, the main opposition group said Wednesday.
The FBI must work to improve its intelligence capabilities and information sharing to counter continuing threats, a report said Wednesday. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The FBI must work to improve its intelligence capabilities and information sharing to counter continuing threats, a report said Wednesday.

March 25, 2015

Three male Jewish suspects were arrested Wednesday after allegedly throwing a firebomb at a Yahad youth rally. (Screenshot: Twitter)
19:16 GMT
Three male Jewish suspects were arrested Wednesday after allegedly throwing a firebomb at a Yahad youth rally.
The Cairo Criminal Court resumed the trial of the two reporters Wednesday, postponing the trial to April 22. (AFP/File)
18:30 GMT
The Cairo Criminal Court resumed the trial of the two reporters Wednesday, postponing the trial to April 22.
Yemeni militiamen loyal to President Hadi gather at the entrance Yemeni special forces command in Aden following clashes with Yemeni special forces. (AFP/File)
18:09 GMT
Yemen army forces allied with the Houthi movement have taken over the international airport of the southern port city, officials said Wednesday.
Nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in April, shown in a YouTube video released by the militant group. (Screenshot: YouTube)
16:58 GMT
Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria have kidnapped more than 400 young women and children from Damasak, a top official confirmed Wednesday.
A Lebanese Army M998 and an M113A2 of the Airborne (Moujawkal) Regiment, Aug. 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
16:42 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian Army clashed with jihadi militants and seized two key vantage points along the Lebanese border Wednesday.
Turkish soldiers stand on a hill, facing Daesh fighters’ new position ten kilometers west of the city of Kobane near the Syrian border, Oct. 2, 2014. (AFP/File)
15:53 GMT
Turkish forces fired two howitzers at a Syrian army position early on Wednesday after a shell launched from Syria fell in southern Turkey.
After over four years behind bars, Mubarak-era interior minister Habib el-Adly was released, state news agency MENA reported. (AFP/File)
15:32 GMT
After over four years behind bars, Mubarak-era interior minister Habib el-Adly was released, state news agency MENA reported.
According to a monitoring group in Palestine, 6,000 were arrested in similar raids in February. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT
Wednesday morning brought six arrests across the West Bank by Israeli forces over 'illegal activity.'
Lebanese authorities say they gained intel through recent confessions by the arrested Daesh suspects. (AFP/File)
14:23 GMT
After two terror suspects were arrested in Lebanon, authorities say they're edging closer to uncovering larger Daesh networks
Supporters of the Joint List of Arab parties react to exit poll figures at the party's headquarters in the city of Nazareth on March 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas hosted delegates of the Arab Joint List, Israel's Arab political alliance, congratulating them on their 14-seat victory at the Knesset elections earlier this month.
Armed Yemeni militiamen loyal to President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, also known as the Popular Resistance Committees, gather at the entrance Yemeni special forces command in the southern city of Aden. (AFP/File)
12:57 GMT
Witnesses also said smoke was seen rising from the area around the President's complex in Aden.
Tunisian police check people passing by in front of the national Bardo Museum in Tunis. (AFP/File)
12:50 GMT
Tunisian authorities have arrested the leader of a terrorist cell responsible for the Bardo Museum attacks on March 18th. The identity of the suspect has not yet been revealed due to security concerns.
The Houthi rebels are closing in on Hadi in Aden. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
The entire Egyptian diplomatic mission to Yemen has fled Aden, after having relocated the embassy from Sanaa to the temporary capital.
Iraqi forces are also working on dismantling some 6,000 improvised explosive devices planted around Tikrit by Daesh inside homes and surrounding areas, according to reports. (AFP/File)
11:39 GMT
In the northern city of Tikrit, Iraqi forces are making some final gains in a battle to take back the territory from Daesh militants.
Armed Yemeni Shiite Houthi anti-government rebels sit in the back of a pick-up truck as they drive near the state television compound in the capital of Sana’a, September 21, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
11:08 GMT
The Houthis offered $93,000 for the arrest of President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, who has allegedly fled the city of Aden.
US lawmakers, world powers and Iranian leadership are meant to create a framework deal for nuclear activities in Iran by March 31, with a final agreement deadline set at July 1. (AFP/File)
11:02 GMT
Negotiations to reach a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will resume Thursday in Switzerland amid increased pressure from US lawmakers to push Obama to reach an agreement.
Daesh released a video last month showing men destroying ancient Assyrian statues in the Mosul Museum. (AFP/File)
10:50 GMT
The Iraqi deputy minister told press that Daesh is selling ancient artifacts stolen from Iraqi museums to buyers in Europe.
Members of a coalition of fighters drive a tank at the Al-Anad airbase, in Yemen's southern Lahj governorate, days before it was taken by Houthi rebels. (AFP/File)
10:20 GMT
Five officials told media Yemen's President Hadi has fled the temporary capital of Aden as Houthi militiamen and anti-government forces close in.
Hadi's request comes on the heels of a comment front UN Special Adviser to Yemen Jamal Benomar, who said Sunday the country was on the brink of civil war. (AFP/File)
10:06 GMT
Yemen's President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has appealed to the UN Security Council for military intervention in the restive country.
The Bosra Roman Amphitheater was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
09:42 GMT
Syrian rebels have allegedly taken control of the historical town of Bosra Al-Sham near to the Jordanian border.
A file photo of Yemeni army tanks leave the key Al-Anad military base in the southern Lahj governorate on April 5, 2008. (AFP/File)
09:14 GMT
Anti-government forces backed by Houthi militiamen took Al-Anad airbase, located President Hadi's temporary capital city, Aden.
Damascus Museum employees wrap archaeological artefacts into boxes to protect them from being damaged. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
08:16 GMT
Damascus Museum employees wrap archaeological artefacts into boxes to protect them from being damaged. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants parade down a street in downtown Gaza City on August 29, 2014. (AFP/File)
08:15 GMT
The leader of Islamic Jihad, Khaled al-Batsh, believes Netanyahu's recent victory is the best outcome of the election, as it shows the true "true face" of Israel.
Volunteers wear gas masks during a class on how to respond to a chemical attack, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 15, 2013. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
According to a coalition of Syrian opposition groups, Bashar al-Assad's regime dropped a chlorine bomb near the opposition-held city of Idlib, sending dozens of people to the hospital.
Three teenage boys tried to fly unaccompanied to the Middle East in just one week. (Image: Australia Federal Police)
07:53 GMT
A staggering 230 Australian nationals have been stopped by airport police from flying to the Middle East to join Daesh in the past month.
A Palestinian protester runs away from Israeli border guards during clashes following a protest against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
07:34 GMT
Since the start of the year, there have been 30 incidences in which IDF have shot and injured children in West Bank and East Jerusalem.
ScanEagle surveillance drone flies into a retrieval wire at Camp Taji, Iraq. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT
US-led coalition surveillance flights over the Daesh-held city of Tikrit have begun, a senior official said Tuesday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva, Jan. 14, 2015. (AFP/Rick Wilking)
05:00 GMT
Israel has been spying on nuclear talks between world powers and Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

March 24, 2015

The US president said Tuesday it's not about creating a Palestinian state "overnight" but about offering hope for a solution in the next few years. (AFP/File)
20:39 GMT
The US president said Tuesday it's not about creating a Palestinian state "overnight" but about offering hope for a solution in the next few years.
Libyan firefighters work outside a foreign ministry building following a powerful blast on September 11, 2013 in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. (AFP/Abdullah Doma)
18:42 GMT
Five people were killed and 11 others injured Tuesday when a suicide bomber detonated a car in front of an army camp in Benghazi.
A Nepalese maid has been charged with assault Tuesday after causing burns to an eight-month-old girl. (Pixabay)
18:30 GMT
A Nepalese maid has been charged with assault Tuesday after causing burns to an eight-month-old girl.
A Lebanese soldier stands next to M198 155mm howitzers upon the arrival of a shipment of US weapons at the Beirut port on February 8, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
18:16 GMT
The interior minister discussed Lebanon's security problems with the FBI director Monday in a bid to secure US support.
A graduation ceremony for a Hamas-run youth training camp on January 29, 2015 in Gaza City. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
17:59 GMT
An Israeli court Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian man to 15 and a half years in prison for fighting for Hamas in the 50-day Gaza war last summer.