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Yemeni Shiite Houthi rebels and supporters take part in a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taez against the Saudi-led military intervention in the country, on March 29, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:38 GMT
Yemen's acting foreign minister Riyad Yassin emphasized the importance of dialogue in resolving the Yemen crisis.
The embattled Syrian president also said he believed he still held popular support among his people, and brushed off recent claims by rights groups and rebels that his regime had launched a chemical attack on rebel-held areas of Idlib earlier this month, which monitors say killed a family of six including three children. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:25 GMT
In a televised interview with American media channel CBS news, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said US airstrikes inside the country against Daesh militants had done little to deter the group's growth, claiming some 1,000 fresh recruits joining its ranks monthly.
Lebanon has been split in support over the Saudi-led airstrike campaign in Yemen, with the Shiite militia group Hezbollah condemning the intervention and Lebanon's Future Movement siding with Saudi leadership. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil urged Lebanon's Future Movement and Hezbollah group not to take sides in the Yemen conflict, as both have expressed opposing stances on the Saudi-led airstrike campaign against the Shiite Houthi rebels and left Lebanon divided.
Residents told Reuters new strikes appeared to be targeting diplomatic sites in Yemen's capital Sanaa, where the Shiite rebel group has been steadily tightening its control since an initial siege last September. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 07:41 GMT
In the fifth day of a Saudi-led airstrike campaign in Yemen, residents say overnight strikes targeting diplomatic centers in the capital Sanaa.
Clinton affirmed that Israel must never become a
March 30, 2015 - 07:37 GMT
Former Secretary of State and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton encouraged improving US-Israeli relations to "get back to basic shared concerns and interests."
Rebel forces set the Syrian flag alight. Idlib is the second provincial capital to be seized from central government control. (Image: AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 07:18 GMT
Following the abandonment of Idlib by Syrian government troops, the 'Army of Conquest' coalition of rebels declares the provincial capital as its seat of government.
Hammond said a deal was within reach late Saturday, adding that a successful departure from the negotiations would be in everyone's interest, making it more feasible. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:59 GMT
As a March 31 deadline closes in in Switzerland, EU diplomats and Iranian officials have suggested a successful nuclear deal is closer than ever, with UK Foreign Minister Philip Hammond joining the list of hopefuls late Sunday.
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A Kuwaiti minister said Sunday that 78 states confirmed their participation in a conference for the support of the Syrian people.
Syrians wait to receive food from a charity distribution vehicle in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp, on the southern outskirts of Damascus, on Feb. 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Only 4 percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinian refugees has been funded so far this year, the UN said Sunday.
French rescue workers gather in front of a memorial for the victims of the Germanwings air crash in Le Vernet, France. (AFP/Jeff Pachoud)
March 29, 2015 - 20:47 GMT
A team of Israeli rescue and recovery experts will travel to the French Alps to help gather the remains of the Germanwings crash victims.
Thirteen people, most of them Syrian nationals, were killed in a traffic accident Sunday. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 29, 2015 - 20:06 GMT
Thirteen people, most of them Syrian nationals, were killed in a traffic accident Sunday.