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Turkey has imposed a temporary broadcast ban on coverage of an ongoing hostage crisis in Istanbul for
March 31, 2015 - 16:14 GMT
Turkey has imposed a temporary broadcast ban on coverage of an ongoing hostage crisis in Istanbul for "national security."
In February the Pentagon announced 1,200 individuals were identified to be vetted for a train and equip program to help Syrian opposition fighters in the campaign against Daesh. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz says the joint Turkish-US train-and-equip program for 'vetted' Syrian fighters can start in May.
Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, said that all possibilities are under investigation regarding a possible terrorist angle in Turkey’s power cut. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Power outage in most of Turkey occurred after problems in transmission lines; however, an investigation is underway to see if issue is relation to terrorist activity.
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home. (AFP/Rajesh Jantilal)
March 31, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The Chinese citizens left from two port cities Tuesday, crossing the Red Sea to Djibouti where they will be flown home.
It is suspected the incident may be linked to the DHKP-C. (Image: Twitter)
March 31, 2015 - 12:51 GMT
Mehmet Selim Kiraz, a Turkish prosecuting investigating the death of a 15-year-old protestor, is being held hostage in an courthouse in Istanbul.
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter answers reporters' questions during a news conference. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
American Secretary of Defense announced the United States support of a joint Arab force, proposed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at an Arab League Summit in Sharm el Sheikh.
A Yemeni man receives treatment, at the Republic Hospital, for burns sustained following an explosion that hit an arms depot in Yemen's second city of Aden on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Eighteen Houthi militants and 15 civilians were killed in overnight air raids by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
Humanitarian workers from the Iranian Red Crescent loading medical aid. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
According to state news, Iran dropped its first shipment of aid in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its air campaign against the Houthi rebels.
Smoke and flames rise from an alleged weapons storage depot at a Shiite Houthi rebel camp after an airstrike by the Saudi-led alliance on March 30, 2015 in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
March 31, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
The Saudi-led coalition conducted airstrikes Monday night, targeting Houthi militias in Saadaeh, Sanaa, and Yarim.
Tunisian women hold placards condemning the attack, with one sign reading,
March 31, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
A Daesh-affiliated militant group has vowed to carry out more attacks in Tunisia following a deadly assault on a museum earlier this month.
A Libyan paramilitary checks his Grad rocket launcher during clashes on the outskirts of Sirte in September 2011. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 18:17 GMT
A rocket believed to be targeting a refinery hit a Western Libyan town and killed one foreign worker, officials said Monday.