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Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes King Abdullah of Jordan during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Oct. 2, 2014. On Thursday Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a draft agreement for the construction of Jordan's first nuclear power plant. (AFP/Sergei Linitsky)
March 26, 2015 - 18:36 GMT
The countries committed to building Jordan's first nuclear power plant, helping demands for electricity as Jordan's population soars.
The warplanes targeted the city of Sa'ada in northern Yemen, and the city of Ta'izz in the south. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 18:24 GMT
Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh airstrikes against Yemen, hitting the northern city of Sa’ada and Ta’izz in the south, local officials and witnesses said.
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
March 26, 2015 - 17:10 GMT
Saudi state news said Yemen's President Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi arrived in Riyadh on Thursday, after reports the leader was in Oman.
Civilians and security forces search for survivors and bodies in the rubble. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 26, 2015 - 16:54 GMT
At least 25 people were killed and 40 others injured in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's capital, an official said Thursday.
March 26, 2015 - 16:53 GMT
Yemen's main internet service provider (ISP) on Thursday blocked a number of websites opposed to the Shiite Houthi group.
Airstrikes by the Iraqi air force and the U.S.-led international coalition killed 28 members of Daesh in the Iraqi province of Saladin. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 16:37 GMT
At least 35 people, including 28 Daesh militants were killed Thursday in two separate attacks in Iraq’s northern province of Saladin, army sources said.
A member of the Yemeni security forces sits on debris at the site of an air strike near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 26, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The conflict echoes across the wider Middle East, bringing into play regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran that have been compared to a "Cold War" scenario.
Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil attend a press conference during a meeting on Syrian refugees at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Oct. 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 14:16 GMT
Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Judeh said Thursday Jordan's participation came as a response to a call made by the legitimate president.
A Daesh branch group based in Libya has claimed responsibility for attacks that lead to 17 deaths in Benghazi and Sirte on Wednesday. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 06:32 GMT
A Daesh branch group based in Libya has claimed responsibility for attacks that lead to 17 deaths in Benghazi and Sirte on Wednesday.
Syrian rebels man a checkpoint in northern Syria's Idlib region. (AFP/File)
March 26, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
Comprehensive UN Security Council action can rapidly alleviate the suffering of Syrians, the main opposition group said Wednesday.
Turkish soldiers stand on a hill, facing Daesh fighters’ new position ten kilometers west of the city of Kobane near the Syrian border, Oct. 2, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 25, 2015 - 15:53 GMT
Turkish forces fired two howitzers at a Syrian army position early on Wednesday after a shell launched from Syria fell in southern Turkey.