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Iran President Hassan Rouhani's regime has been criticized for its shaky record on press freedom. (Image: AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
While covering the nuclear talks in Switzerland, Amir Hossein Mottaghi, who managed Iran President Rouhani's election campaign, allegedly defects.
Security forces destroyed 25 hideouts, seized eight motorcycles, and arrested 21 suspected militants. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Egyptian security forces raided militant hideouts in northern Sinai late Saturday, killing three suspects and arresting 21 others. Police also confiscated eight motorcycles allegedly used in drive by shootings.
Tunisian police stand in line during a press conference held by Tunisia's Interior Minister Mohamed Gharsalli on March 26, 2015 in Tunis. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
Tunisian military forces conducted a raid in the southern town of Gafsa, killing nine militants.
A handout picture released by the official Jordanian news agency, Petra, on Feb 4, 2015 shows King Abdullah II. (AFP/HO/Petra)
March 29, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah addressed the Arab Summit in Egypt, sharing his commitment to the military offensive in Yemen, which is being led by Saudi Arabia, to protect the current government from the Houthi movement.
A member of the Iraqi security forces gather around a military vehicle outside the western entrance of the city of Tikrit on March 28, 2015 during a military operation to retake the northern Iraqi city from Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 07:25 GMT
Iraqi forces clashed with Daesh Saturday around Salahuddin, Anbar and Mosul provinces, killing 74 militants.
Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition pounded command centers, arms depots and critical Houthi targets. A Eurofighter Typhoon of the Royal Saudi Air Force (Image: Wikipedia)
March 29, 2015 - 07:22 GMT
Saudi army claims that all Houthi communication centers and fighter jets have been destroyed in coalition operations in Yemen.
Boko Haram militants have disrupted the presidential and parliamentary election in a spate of attacks in Nigeria. (Image: AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 06:56 GMT
In separate attacks, Boko Haram militants kill 44 on Nigeria elections day, preventing access to polling stations.
Two of the three people were young boys. (Shutterstock)
March 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Three Jordanians were returned to their motherland after floating across to the Israeli side of the Dead Sea early Saturday morning.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Iraqi President Fuad Masum spoke at the Arab summit in Egypt, sharing his hopes to eradicate Daesh from Iraq within the year.
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)
March 28, 2015 - 20:00 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.
March 28, 2015 - 19:48 GMT
US forces have rescued two Saudi pilots from international waters after their F-15S experienced technical difficulties over the Red Sea.