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A columnist for a Turkish newspaper appeared in an Istanbul court Tuesday charged with insulting the country's president. (Twitter)
April 28, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
A columnist for a Turkish newspaper appeared in an Istanbul court Tuesday charged with insulting the country's president.
The Bahraini police arrested individuals who were allegedly planning terrorist attacks in Bahrain. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
April 28, 2015 - 17:22 GMT
Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced the arrest of 28 individuals, including those convicted in absentia with terrorism-related charges and sentenced to life imprisonment.
A United Nations car drives past the Mechouar square on May 14, 2013 in Laayoune, the capital of Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
April 28, 2015 - 17:10 GMT
Morocco has arrested four suspects for allegedly issuing a fatwa ordering someone to be burned alive and planning extremist attacks against the country, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:32 GMT
A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition.
The cargo ship was directed to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on the southern coast of Iran. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:14 GMT
The US and Iran are eyeballing each other again after Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf and the American Navy dispatched a destroyer to monitor the situation. It was initially reported that a US cargo ship had been shot at and boarded, but it later emerged the ship was the MV Maersk Tigris, a Danish owned vessel registered in the Marshall
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:09 GMT
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts.
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 15:42 GMT
Saudi security forces have detained 93 people suspected of belonging to Daesh and stopped an attack on the US embassy, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 14:09 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights urged the UN Security Council to act on the group's atrocities Tuesday.
The High Aswan Dam in Egypt. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 13:40 GMT
Of the 761 possible water poisoning cases in Egypt, eight patients were still being treated, a healthy ministry official said Tuesday.
An Afghan villager walks on top of a mud field at the scene in Argo district of Badakhshan province. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 13:29 GMT
A landslide killed at least 52 people Tuesday in a remote province only accessible by air.
Damaged houses are seen from an Indian Army helicopter at Lapu in the Nepalese area of Gorkha on April 28, 2015. (AFP/Sajjad Hussain)
April 28, 2015 - 12:13 GMT
Among the passengers Tuesday were 15 surrogate-born children caught up in the quake.