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November 18, 2015

Industry experts argue that more tour guides and infrastructure improvements are necessary to accommodate more foreign tourists.  (Scta)
12:00 GMT
As the GCC continues study into Schengen-style visas for foreign visitors, industry experts suggest that regional tourism infrastructure needs strengthening.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov looks on during a meeting with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil in Moscow on November 18, 2015. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
11:56 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with his Lebanese counterpart Wednesday to discuss Lebanon's security situation.
France launched airstrikes against Daesh in Raqqa earlier this week following the Paris terror attacks. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
France struck the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa in Syria for the third consecutive day, reportedly hitting the group's infrastructure.
Will Smith's eldest son DJ Trey ‘AcE’ Smith is heading to the UAE this month. (
11:27 GMT
Will Smith's eldest son DJ Trey ‘AcE’ Smith is heading to the UAE this month.
The Royal Hashemite Court tweets on behalf of King Abdullah II.  It's message after the Paris attack could not be clearer - Jordan's king considers cold-blooded killers cowards.
11:23 GMT
If Islam is a peaceful religion, why aren't Muslims outraged by ISIS? Check out these Muslim spokesmen who loudly decry terror. Terrorism is not a religion. Counter fear with information.
While many are suggesting that boos penetrating the minute of silence held for the Paris attack victims are a sign of Daesh support in the country, another suggestion might restore your faith in humanity. (Twitter)
11:01 GMT
While many are suggesting that boos penetrating the minute of silence held for the Paris attack victims are a sign of Daesh support in the country, another suggestion might restore your faith in humanity.
OSN CEO David Butorac with Warner Bros staff. (Image courtesy of Trade Arabia)
11:00 GMT
The Dubai-based pay-TV network has signed a long-term deal for exclusive access to the Hollywood studio's premium content.
The plane's wreckage is examined by investigators. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT
The report suggests the bomb may have been placed under the passenger seat by the window.
The attack on two teachers at Bilal Bin Rabah Primary School in Ruseifa marks the 85th such attack for Jordan. (AFP/File)
10:56 GMT
Two educators at the Bilal Bin Rabah Primary School in Ruseifa were attacked by a number of young people who raided the school and threw stones at them.
A Yemeni child receives polio vaccination during an immunisation campaign at a health center in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, November 9, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:40 GMT
UNICEF warned that at least half a million Yemeni children are facing severe malnutrition due to the country's ongoing war.
A live feed shows the police raid on a Saint Denis flat that's been underway since early Wednesday morning.
10:39 GMT
A live feed shows the police raid on a Saint Denis flat that's been underway since early Wednesday morning.
Plainclothes Turkish police officers detain passengers after a plane landed at the international airport in Istanbul on January 29, 2015. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
10:30 GMT
Eight Moroccans traveling from Casablanca were arrested upon arrival at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. Police say the suspects had plans to illegally enter Germany.
Israeli border police arrest a Palestinian youth during clashes in Shuafat refugee camp September 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:04 GMT
A 14-year-old Palestinian youth was detained near Ibrahimi Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City for allegedly carrying a knife.
Republican Senator from Texas Ted Cruz addresses the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland, outside Washington DC, February 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
US Senator Ted Cruz is in the midst of drafting legislation to ban Syrian refugees from entering the US following the Paris attacks.
Several energy companies evacuated non-essential staff from northern Iraq last year due to security risks. (Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT
The Kurdistan Regional Government has approved an oil exploration plan that is expected to produce 15,000bpd by next year.
"They have guns, but we have flowers," says the father to his son. (Screenshot)
10:00 GMT
A father tells his son how '"flowers are there to fight against guns" in a heartwarming video circulating on social media after terror attacks killed 129 people and devastated France on Friday.
A Tupolev Tu-M22 warplane (NATO reporting name Backfire) operated by the Russian Air Force. (Wikimedia/Alex Beltyukov)
09:43 GMT
Russian warplanes fired cruise missiles on militant targets form southern Russia Tuesday, destroying 14 Daesh targets.
Syrian army tanks enter a village near the Kweyris military air base, in the east of the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, on November 15, 2015. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
09:30 GMT
Syrian government forces reclaimed the town of al-Ays, which is strategically located in the middle of a highway that connects Aleppo to the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Charlie Hebdo offices were attacked by gunmen at the beginning of 2015, leaving 12 people dead. (Twitter)
09:00 GMT
French magazine Charlie Hebdo unveiled its latest cover in relation to the Paris attacks.
Oil companies are waiting for the Lebanese Cabinet to pass two decrees related to the model of licensing round and delineation of the offshore gas blocks. (Maersk)
09:00 GMT
As Egypt and others press ahead with plans to drill and export gas to Europe, Lebanon's stalled political situation is letting opportunity pass in front of their eyes.
Both officers were shot dead in the early hours of Wednesday by unknown assailants. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Two members of Saudi security forces were shot dead Wednesday in the eastern region of the kingdom by unknown assailants.
Weapons and explosive devices were seized by Lebanese security forces during a series of raids across the country. (AFP/File)
08:59 GMT
Lebanese security forces carried out a series of raids across the country, seizing weapons and explosives in a bid to crack down on terrorism.
Egypt riot police detain a female student during a protest in support of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo December 30, 2013. (AFP/File)
08:41 GMT
The Freedom Seekers Movement has recorded 245 student deaths, 487 instances of forced disappearance, and 5,032 detentions of students on behalf of Egyptian security forces.
Smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 11, 2014. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Israeli forces hit two training locations used by Hamas’ military wing, al-Qassam Brigades, early Wednesday. An Israel air force spokesman stated it was in retaliation for a rocket fired from the Gaza strip, which landed near the border fence.
Daesh militants are fleeing Aleppo as government forces reclaim vast swathes of territory. (Photo: Fars News Agency)
08:30 GMT
Daesh militants tried to escape government forces in Aleppo by wearing make up and dresses, only to be caught.
A man stands in front of a door covered with shrapnel and blood stains after a suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in the midst of a Shia funeral ceremony in Baghdad, November 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:24 GMT
Seven people were killed and at least 24 others injured in separate attacks in and around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Paris Hilton at the Pyramids. (Scoop Empire)
08:11 GMT
#ThisIsEgypt: 17 Famous Celebrities Who Visited the Pyramids of Egypt.
The college will be situated at King Fahd International Airport. (Yamasaki)
08:00 GMT
Construction of the college and a five-star hotel in Dammam is expected to be completed at the end of 2016.
British Prime minister David Cameron signs a book of condolences at the French Ambassador's residence in London, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron hinted of calling a parliamentary vote to carry out airstrikes against Daesh targets in Syria.
Australian Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr at the end of Ramadan in a Sydney mosque. (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
G'day Muslims! Australia launched its first Muslim political party to counter anti-Islam organizations in the country.
08:00 GMT
Thank you, Yahlive, for endless hours of entertainment in the Arab Maghreb region.
French policemen and soldiers stand guard in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis city center, on November 18, 2015, as French Police special forces raid an apartment. (AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
07:48 GMT
Police are currently conducting anti-terror raids in the Saint-Denis suburb of Paris.
Both flights were threatened after take off. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT
Two Paris-bound flights from the US, one from Washington, DC and the other from Los Angeles, were diverted after receiving anonymous bomb threats.
Shooting breaks out in northern Paris during a dawn raid by police hunting those behind the attacks that claimed 129 lives in the French capital five days ago, early November 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:15 GMT
Shots were heard during an anti-terror operation Wednesday where suspects remain holed-up in an apartment in a Paris suburb.
Richy Ahmed is mixing things up, heading to Dubai. (Facebook)
07:00 GMT
Richy Ahmed is taking his tunes to the Emirates next month.
An injured Palestinian protester is evacuated by medics during clashes with Israeli security forces in the town of al-Bireh, November 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
A 24-year-old Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli forces during clashes near Ramallah on Tuesday evening.
Muslim and Jewish mourners at a memorial near the Bataclan concert hall in Paris. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Paris attacks have caused a serious backlash against Syrian refugees in Paris.
The Onion gets the Middle East right again. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The Onion gets the Middle East right again.
A Saudi man pushes his car in flooded water following heavy rainfall in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah on November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Flash flooding caused by heavy rains left at least 5 people dead along Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast.
Gerard Butler meeting the prince of Dubai Sheikh Mansoor & Khaled Zaatarah. (Facebook)
06:00 GMT
Gerard Butler, the hottie best known for starring in '300', still looking' buff in new trailer for 'Gods of Egypt'.
Militants linked to Boko Haram and Daesh accounted for more than half of terrorism-related deaths in 2014. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The same report placed the cost of terrorism last year at $52.9 billion.
Microsoft has donated $3M to since it was founded in 2013. (Geeksroom)
05:00 GMT
Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft's Mojang has led to a new free tutorial, in a bid to teach kids (and adults) the basics of coding.
In addition to 'The Martian', Wadi Rum has also been used as a film location for 'Mission to Mars' and 'Red Planet' films. (YouTube screenshot)
05:00 GMT
Jordan's new tourism ad capitalizes on the phenomenal success of Ridley Scott's film 'The Martian', in which the Wadi Rum's desert stood in for the planet Mars.
Dimpy Patney Dsouza, HR Manager at Al Gurg Consultants, UAE. (Bayt)
05:00 GMT
HR Manager Dimpy Patney Dsouza of Al Gurg engineering consultants in the UAE shares her tips on hiring and retaining top talent.
Jordan lose to Kyrgyzstan; Australia take group lead
02:00 GMT
Jordan lost its return game with Kyrgyzstan in Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup/2019 AFC Asian Cup joint-qualifiers.

November 17, 2015

EasyJet noted that some passengers do not show up for their flight to France (Al Bawaba/File)
23:49 GMT
The French economy minister has reassured business leaders that security measures put in place after the Paris attacks are not designed to paralyse economic activity.
Above a wave of xenophobic hatred, plenty of humanity still exist in Paris, the proof is in this clip. (Facebook)
23:02 GMT
Above a wave of xenophobic hatred, plenty of humanity still exist in Paris.
Data users are expected to use 10GB per month by 2021. (Al Bawaba/File)
22:54 GMT
By 2021, Mobile data traffic will experience 16 times the growth it experienced in 2015.
Major upcoming world events, including World Expo 2020 and 2022 FIFA World Cup are taking place in the Gulf. These events call for complex and innovative architectural designs. (Courtesy of Hok)
22:38 GMT
In 2016, the GCC’s construction industry is set to reach a record high of $126 billion
The contracts contain in-country value terms to support growth and industry development in Oman. (Twitter)
21:59 GMT
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed six contracts worth $650 million for the next ten years, which will boost Omani job and training opportunities, according to a report.
Egypt's (L) and Chad's football team line up prior to the World Cup qualifying football match between Egypt and Chad in Borg El-Arab near Egypt's northern port city of Alexandria on November 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STR
19:55 GMT
Egypt strolled into the final round of the World Cup qualifiers with a 4-0 home win over a jaded Chad side which had just arrived in Alexandria in time for the game, with repeated flight delays back home leaving them with minimal preparation for the crucial match.
Police looks at the pitch after the friendly football match Germany vs the Netherlands was called off for 'security reasons' in Barsinghausen on November 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DPA / JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE
19:40 GMT
The two nations were due to play each other at the HDI Arena in Hannover on Tuesday evening, but the stadium was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious object
Slovenian soldiers build a razor wire fence on the Slovenian-Croatian border in Gibina, northeastern Slovenia, on November 11, 2015. (AFP/Jure Makovec)
19:19 GMT
Amnesty International said the practice of erecting border fences to deter migrants and refugees expands a range of human rights abuses.
Debris from the crashed Russian A321 passenger jet that crashed in Sinai October 31. (AFP/File)
18:01 GMT
Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal said his country has yet to find any proof pointing to a criminal act in the downing of the Russian A321 aircraft in Sinai.
The total economic cost of these terror attacks reached an all-time high of USD 52.9 billion in 2014. (File Photo)
18:00 GMT
According to the report, at least 8,000 citizens of European countries have joined the ranks of militants in Syria and Iraq in the same time period.
The scantily clad Palestinian beauty was featured in a flirty photo shoot for Vogue. (Facebook)
17:26 GMT
After her recent break-up with Joe Jonas, Gigi was featured in her most intimate of apparels flirting with the older Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson.
Palestinian protesters run during clashes with Israeli security forces in the Palestinian town of al-Bireh on the outskirts of Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on November 16, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
17:00 GMT
Two protesters were shot with live bullets and three others were injured by rubber coated steel bullets.
A Syrian refugee holds a baby in a refugee camp set in the town of Harmanli, south-east of Sofia on November 12, 2013. (AFP/File)
16:58 GMT
The annual birth rate in Syria has dropped by more than 50 percent since the start of the conflict.
Aaron Rodgers' words are a refreshing reminder that sports stars can use their influence to combat bigotry. (AFP/Chris Graythen)
16:41 GMT
Aaron Rodgers' words are a refreshing reminder that sports stars can use their influence to combat bigotry.
The Syrian passport found at the scene of one Paris attack has left many wondering how it got there, and what it means. (AFP/File)
16:35 GMT
The questions swarming around a Syrian passport found at the Paris attacks are dividing people online.
Nawal Al Zoghbi shared this shot from her recent photo shoot. (Twitter)
16:13 GMT
Nawal Al Zoghbi fans have one more way of connecting with their favorite superstar.
Police block a street in Alsdorf near Aachen, western Germany after three arrests were made on Novermber 17, 2105. (AFP/Roberto Pfeil)
16:00 GMT
Three people were arrested in Alsdorf and two others were arrested in Aachen.
"In 2010, a man successfully snuck onto the runway from outside the airport and jumped inside a plane before takeoff, totally undetected by air traffic control." (Facebook)
16:00 GMT
Beirut airport security is analyzed following recent security breaches in Egypt; Articles giving a Middle Eastern perspective on Daesh, its creation, and its unseen effects on the Middle East; An injured Egyptian victims is wrongly suspected of Paris attacks; And Mark Zuckerberg explains why Beirut didn't get a safety check.
The Democrats fell short to deliver a plan on how to defeat Daesh in Saturday's debate. (AFP/Josh Haner)
15:38 GMT
Republicans aren't the only ones talking nonsense about the Middle East.
"Refugees GO HOME" is sprayed onto a wall in Sigmaringen, southern Germany, on November 17, 2015. (AFP/Thomas Warnack)
15:30 GMT
Melissa Fleming, the spokesman for the UN Refugee Agency, sad that "refugees should not be turned into scapegoats and must not become the secondary victims of these most tragic events.” She expressed her concern after some EU states said they would take a hard line in the refugee crisis after the terror attacks in Paris.
Greg Sproule, managing director of organisers International Management Group believes the tournament is far more than a three-day exhibition for leading players such as Rafael Nadal
15:14 GMT
MD Greg Sproule says strong commitment to the community is key to event’s success
Families of militant-held Lebanese service protest perceived inaction on the part of Lebanese authorities. (AFP/File)
15:11 GMT
Iraqi national Saja Hamid al-Dulaimi has said she is ready to cooperate with Lebanese authorities to secure the release of 25 Lebanese servicemen being held by militants.
The aftermath of last week's twin suicide blasts in Beirut which left 37 dead and 181 injured. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
15:00 GMT
The global economic cost of terrorism has risen to an all-time high, according to the 2015 Global Terrorism Index.
Putin and the West agree on more about Syria than usual after this G20, at least on paper.  (AFP/File)
14:35 GMT
Putin and the West agree on more about Syria than usual after this G20, at least on paper.
"Danny Collins", starring Al Pacino, was not a hit in Cairo. (YouTube)
14:35 GMT
Al Pacino's film "Danny Collins" did not go over well at the Cairo International Film Festival due to some uncensored nude scenes.
Maddy Hill reads the Quran on Eastenders. (
14:30 GMT
British soap EastEnders praised for 'meaning of Islam' scene after Paris attacks.
Israeli soldiers arrest a young Palestinian boy following clashes in the West Bank town of Hebron on June 20, 2014. (AFP/Thomas Coex)
14:30 GMT
Israeli forces dressed as Palestinians chased the children down on their way to school before arresting them.
Turkish guards and riot police at the Turkish-Syrian border. (AFP/Adem Altan)
14:22 GMT
The US is collaborating with Turkey to entirely close and monitor the northern border of Syria.
Former Afghani President Hamid Karzai. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
The former Afghani president addressed students at Kabul University on the unique relationship between foreign fighters and Afghani citizens.
Non-oil GDP growth in Bahrain is vulnerable to internal political concerns, which has an impact on business optimism. (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT
Bahrain's budget deficit is expected to widen from five percent of the GDP in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, according to NBK.
Lebanese municipality workers clear debris from the site of a twin bombing attack in the area of Burj al-Barajneh in Beirut's southern suburb on November 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
13:49 GMT
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Muslims are 'on the front line' in fighting extremism.
A Tunisian woman carries a placard, which reads in Arabic "No to terrorism" during a silent march in Habib Bourguiba Avenue in Tunis on November 16, 2015. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
13:46 GMT
Tunisian authorities have arrested seven women for posting Daesh propaganda on behalf the Daesh affiliate, Jund al-Khilafa. Jund al-Khilafa launched two attacks earlier this year leaving 60 people dead.
A fake snowball in 34C Dubai weather heat, on The Beach in Dubai, UAE. (Facebook/Natalie Naccache)
13:42 GMT
A fake snowball in 34C Dubai weather heat, on The Beach in Dubai, UAE. (Facebook/Natalie Naccache)
Source: BBC
13:31 GMT
The $10 million Dubai World Cup, the richest horse race in the world, was awarded five-star ranking along with three other sporting events in the ‘Sports Events Ranking System’ initiated by Dubai Sports Council (DSC).
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participates in a conversation at the Center for American Progress November 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Alex Wong)
13:30 GMT
A senior PLO official accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of exploiting the deadly attacks in Paris after he made a "misleading linkage" to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
US Secretary of State John Kerry addresses reporters following his meeting with the French President at the Elysee palace in Paris on November 17, 2015. (AFP/Dominique Faget)
13:23 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry said the possibility of a resolution to the Syrian conflict is closer than it has been for the last four and a half years.
Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
13:00 GMT
Israel is pushing the development of 500 Jewish homes in the contested Ramat Shlomo neighborhood.
The luxury industry includes luxury cars, hospitality and personal goods which account for 80 percent of the total market. (Champs Elysees Dubai)
13:00 GMT
Currency fluctuations, the rise of e-commerce and tourists heading to Europe are part of a general decelerating trend in the luxury goods market in MENA.
Saad Lamjarred is one of the acts set to perform in Abu Dhabi next week. (Facebook)
12:50 GMT
Saad Lamjarred and Far East Movement are the latest acts set to perform at the Yasalam Beats on the Beach festival.
Debris from the Russian passenger plane that crashed on October 31 in Sinai. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Russia is offering a $50 million reward for information on the bombing of passenger jet A321 in October.
The Royal Oman Police deported a group of 70 illegal workers in August 2015.  (ONA)
12:00 GMT
With illegal foreign labor doubling since 2010, Oman is cracking down to open up more jobs for Omani citizens.
"Inequality doesn’t heal inequality. Hatred doesn’t heal hatred. Ignorance does not wipe away ignorance." (Facebook)
12:00 GMT
Jordanians in Paris write about the terrorist attacks; Islam is defined as a source of unity and nationalism in Turkish history; Lack of staff, medicine, and equipment force critically injured Syrians to go Turkish hospitals; And a call for unity and re-education in identity in the next generation.
Debris from the Russian passenger plane crash which resulted in 224 casualties. (AFP/File)
11:42 GMT
While Egypt denies that a bomb was behind the October plane crash, Russian officials have confirmed that the passenger plane was downed as a result of a terrorist attack.
Maryam began her music career with participations in Baraka band, which reinterpreted Sheikh Imam’s songs with rock music, and Gawaz Safar band which she founded herself, before commencing her solo career. (Facebook)
11:31 GMT
Ahram Online spoke to Egyptian singer, songwriter and composer Maryam Saleh about her most recent album Halawella.
Waleed Aly told viewers of his show, The Project, that Daesh aren't as smart as they seem. (Screenshot/YouTube)
11:29 GMT
We're all shook up in light of the recent Daesh attacks but Australian TV anchor Waleed Aly has the perfect explanation for how to stop the militant group.
China is not known for its involvement in the Middle East, but Ben Carson has "evidence" they are playing a part in Syria. (AFP/File)
11:18 GMT
China is not known for its involvement in the Middle East, but Ben Carson has "evidence" they are playing a part in Syria.
Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport where the doomed Russian plane took off before crashing last month on November 11, 2015. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
11:06 GMT
Earlier today Russian authorities announced it was certain that a bomb brought down the Metrojet airplane, killing all 244 passengers on board.
MENA's emerging digital economy is widely seen as a 'game changer' in tackling youth unemployment. (Noonpost)
11:00 GMT
WIth the highest rate of youth unemployment in the world, MENA's private sector is expected to step in as the main source of job creation.
Some sources say the details in the passport belong to a Syrian soldier; however, authorities have not made any official confirmation. (Photo:
10:52 GMT
The passports have different photographs but the same personal details, indicating that they are both "most certainly" fake.
Israeli troops walk past a portrait of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat during clashes with Palestinian protesters at the entrance of al-Bireh in the West Bank, November 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:40 GMT
Israeli forces confiscated money and weapons in overnight raids across the West Bank. At least 18 Palestinians were arrested, sources said.
Six residents of Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh are behind the #SupportEgypt initiative. (Facebook)
10:15 GMT
A new Facebook initiative to drape your profile picture with the Egyptian flag received 10,000 likes on the first launch day.
Teachers worried as Bilal became increasingly supportive of the Charlie Hebdo attacks. (Photo: Twitter)
10:09 GMT
What led the 20-year-old Belgian, Bilal Hadfi, to join Daesh and become a suicide bomber at Paris' Stade de France?
Both the Zohr and Alexandria gas fields will start production in 2017. (Shutterstock)
10:00 GMT
Egypt's petroleum minister is hoping that the recent major gas finds will make the country a regional center for energy and gas.
President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi attends the closing session of the 4th Summit of Arab States and South American countries in Riyadh, November 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Exiled President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi returned to the port city of Aden for the second time since July to rally forces fighting Houthi militants in Taiz.