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March 05, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
A "safe haven" in the MidEast, more than half of Jordan's population are refugees coming from unstable neighboring countries.
Iranian diplomat Noor Ahmad Nikbakht hugs his daughter after two years of abduction in Yemen. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 05, 2015 - 17:45 GMT
Iranian diplomat Nour Ahmad Nikbakht returned home Thursday after being taken hostage for years in Yemen.
Conflicting reports emerged Thursday about a Daesh or al-Nusra Front member who was treated, then arrested at a hospital in Bekaa Valley. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
Conflicting reports emerged Thursday about a Daesh or al-Nusra Front member who was treated, then arrested at a hospital in Bekaa Valley.
Media reports said Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, 76, is still in critical condition after undergoing surgery Thursday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 16:57 GMT
Media reports said Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei is still in critical condition after undergoing surgery Thursday.
Israeli settlers set fire to two cars belonging to Palestinians Thursday, spraying racist graffiti nearby. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
March 05, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
Israeli settlers set fire to two cars belonging to Palestinians Thursday, spraying racist graffiti nearby.
Islamist rebels wore gas masks before heading for battle with Syrian regime forces in 2013. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 14:35 GMT
Almost a year after Obama said chemical weapon use was a "red line," the US is calling for action against the Syrian regime.
President Hadi is trying to have international aid transferred to Aden, which has become a stronghold for the leader and a center of support. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
President Hadi is trying to have international aid transferred to the Central Bank of Aden, a source said Thursday.
Mohamed Ibrahim has been replaced as interior minister in a cabinet reshuffle Thursday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 13:46 GMT
Mohamed Ibrahim has been replaced as interior minister in a cabinet reshuffle Thursday.
Volunteer Shiite fighters work with Iraqi forces to fight Daesh near the city of Tikrit. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 13:43 GMT
28,000 individuals flee ongoing violence in the city of Tikrit, as Iraqi forces and allies launch a massive attack against Daesh to reclaim Salahuddin province.
The Syrian regime attacked the city with a barrel bomb and killed at least 18 civilians, a monitor said Thursday. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
The Syrian regime attacked the city with a barrel bomb and killed at least 18 civilians, a monitor said Thursday.
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.
March 05, 2015 - 12:44 GMT
The extremist militants set fire to Iraqi oil wells to try to hinder aerial attacks Thursday.