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Last Thursday, Houthi militants stormed a hotel in Ibb where the IMC employees had been staying, whisking them off to a nearby prison. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Houthis release employees of International Medical Corps.
Protesters and riot police clash during 2013 protests in Alexandria. (AFP/File)
April 24, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
They were among a group of 156 people accused of killing two policemen near Cairo in 2013.
Israelis at a Tel Aviv train station stop and stand for a minute of silence to remember the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, April 24 2017. (AFP/Jack Guez)
April 24, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Israel remembers the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis.
Moroccan Prime Minister Saad-Eddine El Othmani at a meeting in parliament, Rabat, April 19 2017. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
April 24, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The two countries are trading accusations that each has been trying to foist refugees on the other.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis (R) and senior advisor Sally Donnelly arrive by helicopter at Resolute Support headquarters in the Afghan capital Kabul on April 24, 2017. (AFP/Jonathan Ernst)
April 24, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Mattis' visit, his first to Afghanistan, comes days after a deadly army base attack that left 140 Afghan soldiers dead.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AFP/file)
April 24, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Palestinian Authority has accused Israel of trying to interfere in the President's visit to Washington.
Syrian prisoners arrive in rebel-held Rashidin after their release from government jails, April 21 2017. (AFP/Omar Haj Kadour)
April 24, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The hunting party had been held for 16 months by militias related to Iran.
Asma al-Assad, the wife of the Syrian President. (Syrian Presidency)
April 24, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Peter Ford has been defending Assad in the British press. Turns out he's being paid by the dictator's father-in-law.
A young Jordanian woman holds a placard that reads,
April 24, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
The revised penal code will force rapists to serve out their sentences and calls for tougher punishment on other crimes.
The audience sport red and blue National Front buttons and blue roses. The venue is a sea of French flags.(AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Marine Le Pen left Paris to celebrate her success in the first round of the presidential campaign with 'ordinary people' in northern France.
Palestinian protesters hold portraits of prisoners during a rally marking the Palestinian Prisoner Day at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
As a mass hunger strike underway in Israeli prisons entered its seventh day on Sunday, dozens more Palestinian prisoners have declared their participation.
Yemen has been wracked by conflict since 2014. (AFP)
April 24, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Explosion in military camp in Aden, Yemen kills at least 10 soldiers.
Emmanuel Macron (Eric Feferberg/AFP). Marine Le Pen (Eric Piermont/AFP).
April 23, 2017 - 19:55 GMT
Liberal centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen are expected to make it through to the second round of the French presidential vote, multiple French media report.
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on September 10, 2016 shows smoke rising from the Syrian village of Jubata al-Khashab after Israeli airstrikes against Syrian army positions. (AFP)
April 23, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Three Syrian forces have been killed in a fresh Israeli attack on a military camp near the southwestern city of Quneitra, a military official says.
Saudi Arabi's King Salman. (AFP/file)
April 23, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Egypt's President is visiting Saudi Arabia in an attempt to repair a relationship that was recently shaken by a failed plan for Egypt to gift two Red Sea islands to Saudi.
Progressive Socialist Party MP Walid Jumblatt. (AFP/File)
April 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The proposed law is a compromise between proportional representation and a winner-takes-all system.