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Houthi rebels stand on military vehicles at a captured army base in Sanaa on Sept. 22, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 27, 2015 - 19:11 GMT
At least 21 Shiite militants were killed when residents in a tribal region of Yemen opened fire on the rebels' vehicles, witnesses said Friday.
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 18:56 GMT
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit.
The EU has kept Hamas on its blacklist despite a court ruling ordering the bloc to remove the Palestinian resistance movement. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 18:43 GMT
The EU has kept Hamas on its blacklist despite a court ruling ordering the bloc to remove the Palestinian resistance movement.
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
The UN Human Rights Council has called on Syria to allow a Commission of Inquiry to continue its work documenting violations by all parties.
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 17:29 GMT
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 17:20 GMT
Six people were killed Friday in an attack claimed by al-Shabaab in Mogadishu, adding to a series of hotel attacks by the group.
After months of freezing tax revenue transfers, Israel announced Friday that it will release the money to the interim government. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
March 27, 2015 - 15:29 GMT
After months of freezing tax revenue transfers, Israel announced Friday that it will release the money to the interim government.
Masked Hamas militants take part in a 2005 rally next to the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah. (AFP/Said Khatib)
March 27, 2015 - 15:08 GMT
An Egyptian lawyer withdrew Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group."
The thousands of Indians in Yemen will be taken out by ships. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 13:34 GMT
India has announced it is taking thousands of its nationals out of Yemen due to the security situation there.
The army chief visited Turkish soldiers protecting the tomb in Syria. (AFP/Adem Altan)
March 27, 2015 - 12:15 GMT
The head of Turkey's army and top commanders have visited the new location of an historic tomb in Syria.
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts.