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Civilians survey the damage from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike near Sanaa airport in Yemen. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Senior Yemeni politicians say UN-brokered peace talks set for the end of the month in Geneva have been postponed, no new date set.
An armed gunman loyal to fugitive President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi takes position against Houthis in the Yemeni city of Taez, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
Residents were evacuated after Saudi forces clashed with Houthi militias overnight Sunday on the Haradh border crossing.
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was also fined $100,000. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert was handed down an eight month prison sentence Monday after being convicted of fraud.
A displaced Yemeni child takes refuge in a school after her family fled fighting between tribesmen and Houthi militias, May 18, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 08:10 GMT
At least 135 children have been killed by Saudi airstrikes in Yemen since the kingdom launched action against Houthis in March, according to a UNICEF statement.
A group of volunteers help reconstruct a mosque in Qatif, which was bombed by Daesh, May 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
King Salman said all culprits behind the deadly Shia mosque bombing would be "severely punished" and brought to justice.
Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian minor in the West Bank city of Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 06:30 GMT
Israeli forces arrested four Palestinian boys Sunday in the West Bank town of Tulkarem. The boys had reportedly been passing a gate controlled by Israeli troops prior to being detained.
Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, fell to Daesh a week ago.(AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
US Pentagon chief, Ashton Carter, has said that the Iraqi military lacked the will to defend themselves in the battle for the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri told state news agency MENA that the meeting hopes to address
May 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt, Algeria and Libya will hold talks on the situation in the region in a meeting in Cairo next month.
The bomb explosion happened in the Adawi neighborhood of Damascus. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 18:53 GMT
A blast in downtown Damascus killed a Syrian general on Sunday, AFP has reported.
Iraqi traders sell their goods at an open air market in the center of the city of Fallujah, west of the capital Baghdad on Jan. 8, 2014, following days of fighting between Iraqi security forces and militants. (AFP/Saddam al-Mahmedy)
May 24, 2015 - 18:09 GMT
Daesh executed the merchants who were transporting food from Daesh-seized Baiji to government-controlled Haditha on Sunday.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced a Muslim Brotherhood member to death on Sunday on charges of joining an outlawed group.